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  • Neutron Star merger

    Origins of Heavy Metals

    Research published in part by UNH’s Francois Foucart, associate professor of physics, shed more light on where heavy elements such as gold, platinum and silver found on Earth may have originated from.
  • Trailblazer


    Steven Arias ‘16, a doctoral candidate in the department of physics and astronomy, has become the first UNH student to receive an award from the Department of Energy’s Office of Science Graduate...
  • Creating Career Paths Through Connection

    Creating Career Paths Through Connection

    Sierra Dahl '22, a civil engineering student, participated in the professional mentorship program offered by the Career and Professional Success office that led to a rewarding internship opportunity...
  • Side by side headshots of two male professors

    Wound Healing Trailblazers

    Two chemical engineering professors have received a National Institutes of Health “Trailblazer” award for a project that aims to improve chronic wound healing.
  • Opportunities Abound

    Opportunities Abound

    Mechanical engineering student Cornelius Plomp '22 and engineering physics student Trevor Cox '22 each participated in a competitive internship experience at DEKA, working on an array of research...
  • Kayla_hadley

    Ascending Leader

    Kayla Hadley, a 2015 graduate of UNH’s environmental engineering program, was one five honored with the 2021 Environmental Business Council of New England, Inc’s Ascending Leader Award. The award...
  • jackie_Harris

    Inspired to make an impact

    Inspired by one city’s commitment to address climate change, Jackie Harris ’23 served as an intern this summer in Keene, New Hampshire on a team aimed at reducing the water and energy usage in its...
  • Liz_Mamros

    Twice as Nice

    Elizabeth Mamros '18  '23G, a doctoral student in mechanical engineering, was recently awarded a pair of fellowships to conduct research at the Institut für Umformtechnik und Leichtbau (IUL) in...
  • Kingsbury_Hall

    Three Students Awarded SMART Scholarship

    Three UNH students were recently awarded Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) scholarships through the Department of Defense (DoD), cementing the university as a top producer...
  • Sam_Mercer_Goldwater Recipient

    Wise Beyond His Years

    Sam Mercer '23, a chemical engineering major from Sanford, Maine, has received the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the nation’s premier undergraduate award for science, math, engineering...
  • Students walking through T Hall arch

    Prestigious NSF Graduate Fellowships Awarded

    Four UNH students have received National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, given to students pursuing master's and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics...
  • Weiwei Mo, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering

    Gaming Safe Drinking Water

    Weiwei Mo, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, has received a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER grant.
  • Dean_Cyndee_Gruden

    Returning to Where it All Started

    When Cyndee Gruden ’91, ’93G walked onto the UNH campus as a first-generation college student in the fall of 1987, she had a limited understanding of her own potential.
  • Students_classroom

    An In-Depth Look

    A UNH researcher’s National Science Foundation grant focused on professional development for college educators in STEM fields.  
  • Research Boost

    Research Boost

    Chemical engineering professor Harish Vashisth has received a prestigious early career grant from the NIH, with which he'll further research that could lead to the development of drugs to treat...
  • neutron star merger

    UNH Researchers Join National Physics Frontier Center

    Researchers at the University of New Hampshire were selected to join a newly formed Network for Neutrinos, Nuclear Astrophysics, and Symmetries Physics Frontier Center
  • Robert “Bob” Henry

    UNH’s Robert “Bob” Henry Named New Hampshire Engineer of the Year

    For Robert “Bob” Henry, the shaping of young engineers’ careers has led to being selected as the 2020 Engineer of the Year by the New Hampshire Society of Professional Engineers.
  • UNH space physics professor Noe Lugaz

    Space Weather Editor

    Noé Lugaz, research associate professor of physics and astronomy, is the new editor-in-chief of the journal Space Weather,.
  • EPA recycling graphic

    The Rewards of Recycling

    When three senior engineering students collaborated for a class assignment, they had no idea it would lead to much more than a letter grade.
  • John Snow '22

    Innovation Scholar Builds Network

    When Jon Snow ‘22 learned about the opportunity to build a network, work in the UNH InterOperability Laboratory (IOL) and begin his college year with a unique experience through joining the...
  • A tour of UNH's John Olson Advanced Manufacturing Lab

    A Closer Look

    NUMIFORM attendees tour the John Olson Center for Advanced Manufacturing with UNH faculty.
  • Kingsbury Hall

    CAREER Success Times Two

    Two UNH faculty receive prestigious NSF early career awards.
  • Edward Song

    Engineering Neuroscience

    Edward Song, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, received a prestigious CAREER award from the National Science Foundation.
  • NSF Career Award Laura Dietz

    A Smarter Search

    Dietz receives NSF CAREER Award.
  • Healing Hydrogel

    Healing Hydrogel

    New research from chemical engineering professor Kyung Jae Jeong could lead to an effective treatment for corneal melting, a significant cause of blindness.
  • Principal Investigators for NH BioMade

    Leading the Way

    Faculty members from the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) are leading a statewide research effort to advance biomaterials with the potential to save patient lives and improve...
  • Margaret (Peggy) Ann Shea receives alumni award

    Blazing the Trail

    Margaret "Peggy" Ann Shea honored with CEPS Distinguished Alumni Award.
  • Kingsbury Hall at UNH

    SMART Students

    Four CEPS students have received competitive DoD scholarships.
  • Students in competition

    Wildcats Rebound To Finish Fourth at Cyber Competition

    UNH competitors gain real-world experience sought by employers at annual event.
  • UNH College of Engineering students

    Defending Home Turf

    The Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition comes to Durham next week, and the Wildcats are all in.
  • UNH student Sarah Jakositz

    CEPS Senior Wins ASCE Honor

    Sarah Jakositz ’18 was recently named the winner of the American Society of Civil Engineers New Faces of Civil Engineering scholarship.
  • Yannis Korkolis

    Korkolis Receives Ralph E. Teetor Educational Award

    Yannis Korkolis, associate professor in mechanical engineering, recently received a 2018 Ralph E. Teetor Educational Award from the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International. The award...
  • AGU award winners

    Among the Best

    Three graduate students received Outstanding Student Paper Awards from the American Geophysical Union.
  • chemical engineering professor Harish Vashisth

    Super Simulations

    UNH professor conducts research on world’s fastest supercomputer.
  • Lee Morin

    Honored at Home

    NASA astronaut Lee Morin '74 has received the CEPS Distinguished Alumni Award.
  • UNH students at NYU's Embedded Security Challenge

    Trio of Bronze

    A UNH team has finished third in world’s longest-running security challenge.
  • UNH professor Art Greenberg

    ACS Honors Greenberg

    The American Chemical Society has named Arthur Greenberg one of its 2017 Fellows.
  • Christina Eddleman ‘19

    Five UNH Students Get SMART

    Five UNH students were recently awarded Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation scholarships through the Department of Defense.
  • UNH cyclists in the wind tunnel

    The Science of Cycling

    Can drafting techniques be improved for better energy savings? UNH undergraduates are investigating.
  • Headshot of mechanical engineering professor Marko Knezevic

    Marko Knezevic Snags CAREER Award

    Scanning electron microscope image of a fractured magnesium alloy 
  • UNH Junior Named a "New Face" in Engineering

    UNH Junior Named a "New Face" in Engineering

    “UNH has challenged and pushed me to be my best in all areas of my life," says Kate Haslett '18.
  • Kate Haslett in UNH lab

    UNH Junior Named to ASCE's "New Faces of Engineering"

    Katie Haslett '18 has been named to the American Society of Civil Engineers' 2017 class of New Faces of Civil Engineering, which highlights the next generation of leaders in the profession.
  • Yaning Li, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at UNH

    Get Smart

    UNH researchers have shown for the first time that rotating cells in chiral cellular solids, a foam-like substance, could lead to the creation of a new smart material.
  • kids at table at UNH

    Here’s An Awesome Story

    On a Tuesday afternoon in early November at Dover Middle School, dinosaurs roamed the auditorium. Meanwhile, Cinderella, Rapunzel and other characters tried to fix a broken time machine and make it...
  • UNH CEPS professor Harish Vashisth

    A Year in One Day

    CEPS assistant professor Harish Vashisth has been awarded access to world’s fastest supercomputer for biomolecular simulations.
  • UNH student Sean Kramer

    Secure in His Pursuits

    Sean Kramer ’17 excelled at a global security competition.
  • Students moving into dorms

    A Snapshot of Fall at UNH

    University Day and Homecoming helped usher in the fall semester. Here’s a look at just some of what went on around campus.
  • Farm of the Future

    Farm of the Future

    Students believe aquaponics could alleviate hunger and starvation around the world.
  • CEPS professors Jean Benoit and Joel Johnson

    Excellence in Research

    Two CEPS faculty members have received recognition from the Geological Society of America.
  • UNH student Abby Koczera ‘17 at Apple

    A Summer at Apple

    On the day Apple revealed its latest products, Abby Koczera ‘17 might have been feeling a bit nostalgic about her summer despite being in the midst of a busy fall semester.
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