Be a part of changing the face of Materials Science this Giving Day!
¡MIRA! conducts world-class research and creates a world-class workforce that reflects the multicultural diversity of the Southwest and the emerging demographics of our Nation.
Diversity is in OUR DNA
¡MIRA! is nationally unique with over 50% URM and female faculty, allowing diverse students to see themselves reflected in their mentors. We provide an opportunity to train diverse students in the emerging field of materials science, which according to industry analysts may be the most important technology of the next decade. By vastly accelerating our ability to create advanced materials to power industries from energy to medicine to manufacturing, revolutionary materials research has already had a significant impact- from saving the environment to bringing renewable energy technologies to market, to creating materials for new bone and cartilage implants- and there’s no limit to what we can achieve in the future.
Our center is unlike any center in the nation. We bring our whole selves to ¡MIRA! and we hope you will also. Learn more about ¡MIRA!
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- ¡MIRA! SparQS - Sparking Curiosity in Quantum Science – brings the world of science to our communities’ front doors. SPARQS takes ‘hand’s on’ quantum science experiences to schools and communities, providing students with the opportunity to observe engaging demonstrations, perform experiments, learn about career opportunities in STEM, and most importantly – have fun with quantum science!