For Immediate Release
September 19, 2003

by George Zamora

CEMED_signing "SIGN ON THE DOTTED LINE . . ." Representatives of New Mexico Tech, Sandia National Laboratories, and Los Alamos National Laboratory recently convened in Albuquerque to sign a memorandum of understanding which officially establishes the Center for Energetic Materials and Energetic Devices (CEMED). The newly formed research center will function as a three-member umbrella organization whose primary focus will be on understanding and predicting the behavior of commonly used energetic materials and energetic devices, such as industrial explosives and military munitions. Pictured signing the partnership agreement are (from left to right): Ray Juzaitis, associate director for weapons physics at Los Alamos National Laboratory; Lenny Martinez, vice president of manufacturing systems, science, and technology at Sandia National Laboratories; Daniel López, president of New Mexico Tech; John Meason, director of Tech’s Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center; and Lonnie Marquez, vice president of finance and administration at New Mexico Tech.

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