University of New Mexico

University of New Mexico Chapter of Sigma Xi Science and Society Distinguished Public Lecture Series 

 

Co-sponsored by the Albuquerque Section of the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and its Life Members Affinity Group, Sigma Xi (the Scientific Research Society), the Department of Physics & Astronomy, and the Division of Continuing Education.

Free and open to the public

5:30 PM

ZOOM
or
UNM Conference Center 1634 University Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM
Meet and greet with refreshments at 5 PM

1 October 2020:
Controls for Enhancing Grid Operations
       Felipe Wilches-Bernal, Sandia National Laboratory


22 October 2020
:
Maximizing the savings for utility customers using behind the meter energy storage
Tu A. Nguyen, Sandia National Laboratory

  19 November 2020
New Mexico Rainfall and the Role of Citizen Scientists
David Dubois, NM State University

December 17, 2020

A Framework to Co-optimize Grid Resilience and Reliability Decisions
Brian J. Pierre, Sandia National Laboratories

 

18 February 2021
3D Printed Concrete for Resilient Infrastructure: Research, Challenges and Future Opportunities
Mahmoud Reda Taha, University of New Mexico
Talk to be rescheduled to fall 2021


11 March 2021:

Jackalopes, Toads, Warts & Cancer: Understanding how Papilloma Viruses Cause Diseases (so we can treat them!)
Michelle Ozbun, University of New Mexico


15 April 2021
Improving numerical solvers for enabling extended-term simulations to better understand the impact of rapidly increasing renewable generation on the grid
David A. Schoenwald, Sandia National Laboratories

17 May 2021
Virtual Awards Ceremony



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  • 2021 Awards Ceremony

    UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO CHAPTER OF SIGMA XI, THE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH HONOR SOCIETY

    ALBUQUERQUE SECTION IEEE

     

    2021 AWARDS CEREMONY

    MONDAY MAY 17 5:00 pm

    ZOOM VIRTUAL EVENT

    PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

    https://hsc-unm.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJctcu2qrjotEtJ8TEAwqGeLnNK-jk-KOclJ

    Sigma Xi Excellence in Graduate Research Award: Easwar Anand Narayanan, UNM Physics & Astronomy

    Sigma Xi Outstanding Undergraduate Award: Luke Denoyer, UNM Chemical & Biological Engineering

    Sigma Xi Notworthy Technical Support Person: David Rademacher, Sandia National Laboratories

    These awardees will be honored at the virtual awards ceremony, and each will give a short presentation on his/her research. In addition, both the awardees and their nominators will be invited to the in-person awards banquet to be held in May 2022. Sigma Xi awardees will be initiated into the society, with their initiation fees and first year dues compliments of the chapter. They will also be invited to the 2022 awards banquet. Please join us in honoring all these outstanding people.



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  • 2021 Chapter Awards

    The UNM Chapter is seeking nominations for awards to be presented at our virtual ceremony (sans banquet) on May 14 2021. We will honor a Superior Undergraduate Student, Excellence in Graduate Research, and Noteworthy Technical Support Person. Nomination forms can be found in our Community library. more