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Engineering jobs expected to grow through 2026
April 8, 2019

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that engineering fields will add over 135,000 more jobs to the current 1.6 million jobs through 2026. The percentage of growth for each engineering occupation is displayed in Figure 1. Engineering fields are projected to have 122,000 total openings each year through 2026. The projected annual average job openings (in thousands) for each engineering occupation is displayed in Figure 2.

Cerrato is co-author of award-winning paper
April 4, 2019

Sergio Lozoya wins first place award for presentation at the Emerging Researchers National Conference
April 1, 2019

Sustainable water management proposal led by CCEE faculty selected as one of three UNM Grand Challenges
February 25, 2019

Last November The University of New Mexico launched the UNM Grand Challenges initiative. This was not just a call to action but a call to ideas in action – to bring our campus and state together through multiple perspectives and a common purpose.

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.