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There are a number of Early Career specific funding opportunities. You can find more about them by searching the Early Career Investigator Funding Opportunities page. Below is an archive celebrating the early career specific achievements of principal investigators at the University of New Mexico.

Prof. Manjavacas Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

Professor Alejandro Manjavacas has been awarded a five-year NSF CAREER award for a project entitled Transfer of Momentum and Energy in the Nanoscale Using Quantum and Thermal Fluctuations. This unique project takes advantage of the quantum nature of the interaction of light and matter to develop possible new applications in nanotechnology. The work should point toward new ways of manipulating objects on the nanoscale, including in biological settings, as well as improvements in design of thermophotovoltaic devices and heat management in nanoelectronics.

RCSA Names Two Dozen 2019 Cottrell Scholars Including Victor M. Acosta, Physics, UNM

Victor M. Acosta, Assistant Professor in Physics and Astronomy at the University of New Mexico has been selected as one of twenty-four 2019 Cottrell Scholars by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA). The Cottrell Scholar (CS) program champions the very best early career teacher-scholars in chemistry, physics and astronomy by providing them with significant discretionary awards.

UNM ECE Assistant Professor Eirini Eleni Tsiropoulou Awarded NSF CRII Grant

Electrical and Computer Engineering Assistant Professor Eirini Eleni Tsiropoulou was recently awarded a CISE Research Initiation Initiative grant from the National Science Foundation. The goal of this program is to contribute to the growth and development of future generations of scientists and engineers who will dedicate their careers to advancing research and education in the areas that CISE funds, and specifically to assist those investigators who do not have adequate organizational or other means of support to pursue their early-career research.