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Jonathan Owen, M.D.

Jonathan Owen, M.D. Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine The University of New Mexico Dr. Owen’s research interests include: Percutaneous endovascular arteriovenous fistulas Hypertension CO-Investigator on the TRIDENT study which is creating a tissue database for research into diabetic nephropathy CO-Investigator on the REGEN study examining stem cells in diabetic nephropathy Safety and best practices of kidney biopsies PENDING U.S. PATENT APPLICATIONS (UNM-AFFILIATED) Magnetic Snare Endovascular Catheter System for Central …Read More

Growing an innovation rainforest in New Mexico

New Mexico is in an exciting position when it comes to new business innovation, and there’s an opportunity and a need for everyone in the state to be involved. Innovation enables new ideas to be transformed into practical products, and it’s spawned by an environment that values those ideas, connects people with relevant skills, and enables products to be tested, refined, and sold. Ten years ago, I read a new …Read More

John C. Stormont, Ph.D.

Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering The University of New Mexico Active Startup: TS-Nano, Inc. Dr. Stormont’s research areas include: Development of materials and methods for modification of fractures for applications related to CO2 sequestration, methane leakage from oil and gas wells, and geothermal energy systems. Measurement of hydrologic-mechanical properties of rock, cement and soil including high-pressure and high-temperature conditions. Multi-phase flow through porous media and fractures. ISSUED U.S. …Read More

Eliseo F. Castilllo, Ph.D.

Eliseo F. Castilllo, Ph.D. Assistant Professor and KL2 Scholar Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Member, Clinical and Translational Science Center Dr. Castillo’s research areas include: Macrophage and Intestinal Epithelial function in inflammatory bowel disease The role of the colon microenvironment in the etiology of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Metabolic Syndrome Assessing the effects of environmental pollutants such as microplastics and …Read More

8 U.S. Patents Issued to UNM Rainforest Innovations for UNM Technologies in July, August, and September

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) recently issued eight U.S. patents to UNM Rainforest Innovations during the months of July, August, and September for technologies invented at the University of New Mexico. The patents, issued during UNM Rainforest Innovations’ 2023 fiscal first quarter, are for a variety of technologies created by researchers in the Departments of Pathology; Civil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering; Electrical & Computer Engineering; Physics & Astronomy; …Read More

Sakineh Chabi, Ph.D.

Sakineh Chabi, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering The University of New Mexico Dr. Chabi’s  research areas include: Two-dimensional silicon carbide Graphene technology Energy storage and conversion PENDING U.S. PATENT APPLICATIONS (UNM-AFFILIATED) Discovery of Two dimensional Silicon Carbide Materials Applications of Two-dimensional Silicon Carbide as the Channel Layer in Field-Effect Transistors Methods of Making SixCy Materials

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