Discover the Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center (EMRTC), a pioneering research arm of New Mexico Tech. Specializing in high explosive and munitions testing, EMRTC, based in Socorro, New Mexico, also conducts courses for bomb response training for emergency responders. EMRTC's 40-square-mile field laboratory is located in the mountains adjacent to the New Mexico Tech campus in Socorro, New Mexico. The field laboratory contains more than 30 test sites, gun ranges, other research facilities and storage sites, allowing for a complete spectrum of research and testing activities. EMRTC has the ability to conduct tests involving over 20,000 pounds of explosives.