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Dr. Ricardo González-Pinzón’s team wins grant
November 8, 2018

Grant title: Physical, resource supply, and biological controls on nutrient processing along the river continuum

Volunteers present at Navajo Nation Fair
November 7, 2018

Dr. Cerrato's paper selected for collection
October 29, 2018

Dr. Cerrato Promoted to Associate Professor
July 23, 2018

Dr. José M. Cerrato has been awarded tenure and promoted to Associate Professor. He personally thanks all members of his research group (, colleagues, and collaborators for their patience, moral support, and intellectual contributions which have been essential to this success. Dr. Cerrato especially recognizes his mentors and department staff who have been key supporters during these years. He also appreciates the leadership and contributions of Postdocs, PhD students, MS students, undergraduate, and high school students who have actively engaged in his research related to biogeochemical processes affecting the cycle of metals and radionuclides in the environment. 

Justin Nichols Awarded Competitive Pat Tillman Scholarship
June 18, 2018

Founded in 2008, the Tillman Scholar Program supports active-duty service members, veterans and their spouses with academic scholarships, a national network and professional development opportunities, so that they are empowered to make an impact.

Graduate Students in Dr. Gonzalez-Pinzon's Lab Win Awards at the 2018 Rocky Mountain AWWA Student Conference
June 14, 2018

Justin Nichols presented a 2-minute flash presentation titled “In-Situ Aquatic Sensor Networks: The Next Breakthrough to Understanding Nutrient Dynamics”, at the 2018 Rocky Mountain AWWA student conference. His topic focused on how aquatic sensor networks are changing the fields of Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering by capturing spatial and temporal complexities present in nutrient dynamics. Justin’s presentation took first place in the flash presentation category at the conference.

New Graduate Student Justin Nichols Receives ASCE Outstanding Senior Award
June 14, 2018

Justin Nichols, who works on the reasearch team of Dr. Gonzalez-Pinzon, received the New Mexico ASCE Outstanding Senior Award at the ASCE regional transportation conference on April 19, 2018. The award is given each semester to a graduating senior "in recognition of the high degree of scholarship attaned during college coursework in Civil Engineering and active involvement in their ASCE Student Chapter". Justin was selected to be UNM’s spring 2018 outstanding senior by UNM’s Civil Engineering faculty. Justin is truly humbled by the award, and he aims to maintain his high scholastic performance through his upcoming graduate program.

NM Stem Fiesta
May 19, 2018

On May 19, 2018, Blade Allen and Jacqueline Martinez hosted an event at Tiguex Park (across from Explora) from 11 am to 3 pm for the general public.  At this event, families were able to come and go as they wished. The augmented reality sandbox was there for the audience to play with while learning about water run-off and watershed.  About 3,000 people attended this event.

Tybur Casuse Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to Develop Electrochemical Uranium Sensors
April 16, 2018