• Solar Energy

    NM EPSCoR researchers will help New Mexico transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy by improving the state's ability to use solar energy.

  • Geothermal Energy Resources and Sustainability

    The Geothermal Energy team will develop a statewide collaborative research program to develop geothermal energy as a viable and sustainable resource in New Mexico.

  • Bioalgal Energy Development

    By investing in large- and small–scale facilities and critical instrumentation for algal cultivation and processing, NM EPSCoR researchers will address issues unique to the bio-algae industry in the desert southwest.

  • Register today for the 2014 All Hands Meeting!

    Join us for the first All Hands Meeting for the Energize New Mexico project! You can now view the draft agenda online. Register today!

  • Uranium Transport and Site Remediation

    NM EPSCoR brings together chemists, engineers, geologists and resource managers to better understand how New Mexico's uranium resources can be used sustainably with minimal impacts on water, ecosystems, and human health.

Energize New Mexico

New Mexico's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NM EPSCoR) is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to build the state's capacity to conduct scientific research. Faculty and students from NM universities and colleges are working to realize New Mexico's potential for sustainable energy development. NM EPSCoR is also cultivating a well-qualified Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) workforce and supporting a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship.

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News & Opportunities

The following was written by Karen Wentworth for UNM Today on April 15, 2014 José M. Cerrato, a new assistant professor in the UNM Department of...

I am the Diversity Outreach Specialist for NM EPSCoR. One of my tasks as Diversity Outreach Specialist is to recruit for our summer student research...

EPSCoR & Project Related Events

State Standards and the Informal Science Education Community
Date: May 16, 2014, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Location: Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area, Belen
NM EPSCoR 2014 All Hands Meeting
Date: May 20, 2014, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Location: UNM Science & Technology Park Rotunda