National Youth Science Camp

National Youth Science Camp
Applications for the 2022 National Youth Science Camp are open! It will again be a virtual event due to the on-going pandemic. The deadline to submit applications is  March 31, 2022 ...
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Congratulations to Dr. Babu Chamala!

Congratulations to Dr. Babu Chamala!
Let’s give congratulations to our President Elect Dr. Babu Chalamala for becoming a fellow of two prestigious national professional societies: On January 26, he became a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. On December 7, 2021 Babu became a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors ...
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Malva Knoll Secretary

Malva Knoll retired in 2007 as a science teacher from the secondary chemistry classrooms of the Albuquerque Public Schools.  She was the NM candidate for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching twice during her career.  Ms. Knoll was the Director of Education at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History in Albuquerque from 2007-2012 where she helped transition the education programs from Old Town at a new site which accommodated an outdoor aircraft yard, and a science curriculum based on current NM Science standards and inquiry, discovery methodology. Ms. Knoll received her Masters Degree from the University of New Mexico in Secondary and Adult Education in 1980.  She has been an active supporter of the ...
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NMAS Board Election – 2022 Offices

NMAS Board Election – 2022 Offices
Biographies for the 2022 officer election, that includes vice president, treasurer and director-at-large ...
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NMAS Board Election – 2022 Ballot

NMAS Board Election – 2022 Ballot
Electronic ballot for 2022 Board members. Current (paid members) can vote now until 8:00 pm, Friday January 7.  ...
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Save the date – 2021 Research Symposium

Save the date – 2021 Research Symposium

The New Mexico Research Symposium is an annual conference with oral presentations, a poster competition, and a keynote address. The conference is geared to undergraduate and graduate students from New Mexico’s colleges and universities. Presentation and poster abstracts are published in the New Mexico Journal of Science.

NMRS 2021 is an all-virtual event occurring November 8-12, 2021. Registration and call for abstracts will open on September 16th, 2021.

Judges Needed

Volunteers will judge posters over a wide range of science and engineering disciplines. Judges need not be experts in all disciplines but they should have knowledge and experience in at least one science or engineering discipline. Graduate and undergraduate students are not eligible ...
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Recognize an Outstanding Educator

Recognize an Outstanding Educator

Nominate an outstanding science teacher for recognition by NM Academy of Science
Deadline October 8, 2021

Open to all grade K -12 Science teachers and informal science educators in public and private settings. NMAS recognizes those who provide exemplary opportunities for students’ STEM learning.

The Academy honors two outstanding educators each year at the annual NMAS symposium/meeting with an engraved plaque, a monetary award provided by ACS, and classroom materials. Awards will be given virtually this year at the NMAS Annual Meeting on Friday November 12, 2021.

Nominations can come from school administrators, parents or families of students, colleagues, or self. Nominations are accepted at any time on a rolling basis ...
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New Mexico Junior Academy of Science – 2021 State Winners

New Mexico Junior Academy of Science - 2021 State Winners
Congratulations to all of the students who presented their research at the New Mexico Junior Academy of Science competition. 1st Place – Aditya Kiran Koushik, La Cueva High School, Albuquerque: Designing a Monte Carlo python computer program to model random mutations across T-cell resistant sequences and hotspots in the SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein 2nd Place – Karin Ebey, Los Alamos High School; Climate change on crocodilians: modeling the effects of phenological shifts 3rd Place – McKenna Collins, Albuquerque Institute for Math and Science: Just passing through: using hemispheric sensing with trajectory prediction to mechanically dodge space debris 4th Place – Gabriel Gurule, Albuquerque Institute of Math and Science: Solving the issue of inefficiency for multiple faceted variable energy systems ...
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