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Ludmila Bakhireva, M.D., Ph.D, M.P.H

Ludmila Bakhireva, M.D., Ph.D, M.P.H Professor Department of Pharmacy Practice & Administrative Sciences Department of Family Medicine Division of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Preventive Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine Director, Substance Use Research & Education (SURE) Center Co-Director, Brain and Behavioral Health Institute The University of New Mexico Active Startup: FYR Diagnostics, Inc. Dr. Bakhireva’s research interests include: Maternal, neonatal, and child health Substance use epidemiology, mental health, and neurodevelopment Pharmacoepidemiology …Read More

Abdullah Mueen, Ph.D.

Abdullah Mueen, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science The University of New Mexico Dr. Mueen’s research interests include: Data Mining Machine Learning Information Diffusion Automated Monitoring ISSUED U.S. PATENTS (UNM-AFFILIATED) 10,089,660 System and Method for Implementing Temporal Review, issued October 2, 2018 10,389,745 A Method to Detect Bots in Social Media, issued August 20, 2019 10,853,372 DisPatch: Distributed Pattern Matching over Streaming Time Series, issued December 1, 2020 PENDING …Read More

Stefan Posse, Ph.D.

Stefan Posse, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Neurology Member, UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center The University of New Mexico Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Department of Clinical Medicine University of Copenhagen, Denmark Dr. Posse’s research areas include: Biophysics of high frequency resting-state functional MRI in human brain Development of ultra-high-speed real-time functional MRI data acquisition Development of real-time signal and image analysis tools for task-based and resting-state functional MRI Development of …Read More

Melanie E. Moses, Ph.D.

Melanie E. Moses, Ph.D. Professor Department of Computer Science Associate Professor Department of Biology The University of New Mexico External Faculty, Santa Fe Institute Dr. Moses’ research areas include: Scalable swarm robotic systems Biologically inspired computation Computational Immunology ISSUED U.S. PATENTS (UNM-AFFILIATED) 9,446,512   iAnt Swarm Robotic Platform and Evolutionary Algorithms, issued November 20, 2016 10,850,395   Multi-place Foraging Algorithm with Dynamic Depots, Issued December 1, 2020

UNM Faculty Inventor Jeremy S. Edwards to Receive the 2022 Rainforest Innovation Fellow Award

Dr. Jeremy S. Edwards has been chosen to receive the 2022 Rainforest Innovation Fellow Award in recognition of his achievements as a leading innovator at the University of New Mexico. Dr. Edwards is a Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Chemistry & Chemical Biology Department. The UNM Rainforest Innovations Board of Directors presents this special award each year to a university faculty inventor whose body of technologies have made a …Read More

Ten U.S. Patents Issued to UNM Rainforest Innovations for UNM Technologies in January, February, and March

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) recently issued ten U.S. patents to UNM Rainforest Innovations during the months of January, February, and March for technologies invented at the University of New Mexico. The patents, issued during UNM Rainforest Innovations’ 2022 fiscal third quarter, are for a variety of technologies created by researchers in the Departments of Neurology; Molecular Genetics & Microbiology; Pathology; Earth & Planetary Sciences; Physics & Astronomy; …Read More

Rong Pan, Ph.D.

Rong Pan, Ph.D. Research Assistant Professor Department of Pharmaceutical Science The University of New Mexico Dr. Pan’s research areas include: (1) The role of zinc in acute brain damage and recovery following ischemic stroke. (2) Biomarkers for assessing blood brain barrier damage before thrombolysis to predict the risk of intracranial hemorrhage after thrombolysis. (3) The role of endogenous zinc protoporphyrin in hemorrhagic stroke-induced bran damage. ISSUED U.S. PATENTS (UNM-AFFILIATED) 9,599,625     …Read More

Ninth Innovate New Mexico® Highlights Latest Research and Technology from Seven Research Institutes

Innovate New Mexico®, a network of the state’s seven leading technology-transfer organizations, held its annual event featuring representatives and researchers from the state’s major research universities and national labs on Tuesday, March 1. The showcase was held online via Zoom and featured 12 technology pitches from the University of New Mexico, Air Force Research Lab, Los Alamos National Lab, Sandia National Labs, NASA-White Sands Test Facility, New Mexico Tech, and …Read More

Local Startup Pajarito Powder Receives New Funding for Green Hydrogen Technology

It was announced today that local startup Pajarito Powder has been awarded a state and Local Economic Development Act (LEDA) grant to help expand their operations in a new facility and eventually create 50 new jobs. The startup, working to commercialize technology developed at the University of New Mexico and Los Alamos National Laboratory, manufactures advanced catalysts for PEM and alkaline fuel cells and electrolyzers for the expanding green hydrogen …Read More

Nathan Jackson, Ph.D.

Nathan Jackson, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering Member, Center for High Technology Materials The University of New Mexico Startup: Integrated Deposition Solutions, Inc. Dr. Jackson’s research areas include: Microsystems or Microelectromechanical Systems; Multi-functional Thin Film Materials; Atomizers; Energy Harvesters; BioSensors; Acoustic Resonators; Microelectronics; Microfabrication; Additive Manufacturing; Flexible and stretchable electronics; Neural Interfaces; and Piezoelectric materials. PENDING U.S. PATENT APPLICATIONS (UNM-AFFILIATED) Spin-spray deposition using vibrating mesh atomizer Microelectromechanical System …Read More