NEW MEXICO CONSORTIUM RESEARCH
NMC’s research falls into these main areas. Click on any of the categories below to read more about our current research projects. Read about some of the latest research on the NMC Research Highlights page.
The New Mexico Consortium engages universities and industry nationally in support of high performance computing research.
Biofuels research at the NMC includes improving photosynthetic efficiency, improving energy demands and sustainable production, improving carbon concentrating efficiency in biofuel feedstocks, and more.
BIOMEDICAL & HEALTH
Biomedical and Human Health research at the NMC includes microbiology, immunology, structural biology, bioinformatics, genome research and modeling.
The New Mexico Consortium supports climate change research to improve knowledge and effectively reduce impacts of changing climate.
Fire Science at the NMC includes the work of the Center for Applied Fire and Ecosystem Science. This group…
Hydrology at the NMC includes validating models and recommending physics and parameter improvements to better capture the processes critical to hydrologic predictions.
Materials Science at the NMC includes research developing radiation balanced lasers as well as research developing platinum group metal-free catalysts for fuel cell application.
Neuromorphic Computing at the NMC investigates the computational principles that enable high-level sensory processing and cognition in the human brain by implementing these principles into large-scale, high-performance computer models.
PLANT BIOLOGY & AGRICULTURE
Plant Biology and Agricultural Research at the NMC includes genome research, microbiology, immunology, structural biology, bioinformatics, and modeling, and brings together scientists from across the world to collaborate on these challenges.
The New Mexico Consortium supports various General Physics and Plasma Physics research projects. Multiple sponsors include NASA, DOE, and NSF.
The New Mexico Consortium supports seismic research projects such as analyzing data from high resolution seismic imaging and sparse coding methods to extract relevant data from seismic signals.
The New Mexico Consortium and Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Intelligence and Space Research division pursue joint research in space science. Research topics include space weather, planetary exploration, and remote sensing of the earth.
Public outreach and science education are at the core of the New Mexico Consortium’s mission. The NMC offers internships, supports research efforts, and supports summer programs for students. NMC’s education programs, research and conferences involve over 100 students annually. The NMC also offers public and school tours of it’s state-of-the art biological laboratory and greenhouse. Read more below to find out about NMC’s outreach efforts.