Requirement - MS
must have one hour of seminar credit on their program. The student
shall register for ME 591/592 for two semesters while attending
the seminars. The first semester the student may register for
zero credit hours. The second semester the student must register
for one credit hour.
Requirement - PhD
student must have one hour of seminar credit on his/her program.
The student shall register for ME 591/592 for three semesters
while attending the seminars. In the first two semesters, registration
may be for zero credit hours. In the third semester the student
must register for one credit hour. The doctoral seminar requirement
may be transferred from a UNM-granted master's degree program.
Attendance – PhD and MS
grade will be CR/NC, based upon attendance. Presenting a seminar
on campus will count for attendance at two seminar sessions.
students: Credit will be earned in each semester by attending
at least all but one of the scheduled ME seminars.
Alamos Graduate Center Students: Credit will be earned in each
semester by attending ten (10) Los Alamos National laboratory
seminars on mechanical engineering or mechanics topics and submitting
a report on each seminar. The report shall consist of:
the Laboratory announcement of the seminar and
2) a critique of it, written by the student. The critique shall
be at most one single-spaced, typewritten page in length.
Each report is due one week after the seminar and may be submitted
Information: A student may make up one missed seminar by attending
two 1-hour research seminars in other departments or at one
of the labs. Following the Los Alamos plan you are required
to provide the published abstract and a brief summary (one paragraph)
for each. A strict deadline for receipt of these reports is
the last day of classes. Students attending conferences may
write up equivalent talks (e.g., four 30-minute talks). Students
cannot makeup 2 missed seminars (4 new seminars).