News from the Chair
Christie Mattos to Receive Award from Sigma Xi
Christie Mattos, has been selected by the awards committee as this year's recipient of the UNM Chapter of Sigma Xi "Noteworthy Technical Support Person" Award.
Founded in 1886, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society is a non-profit membership society of nearly 90,000 scientists and engineers who were elected to the Society because of their research achievements or potential. Sigma Xi has more than 500 chapters at universities and colleges, government laboratories and industry research centers. In addition to publishing American Scientist, Sigma Xi awards grants annually to promising young researchers, holds forums on critical issues at the intersection of science and society and sponsors a variety of programs supporting honor in science and engineering, science education, science policy and the public understanding of science.
Ms. Mattos will be recognized at the Sigma Xi Annual Banquet on Monday, May 13.
University of New Mexico
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