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From its beginning in 1891 with the first courses offered in civil and mechanical engineering, New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering is the oldest and largest in the state. The college has come to be a recognized leader in preparing students for rewarding careers. Our graduates are highly sought by businesses, government institutions and academia throughout the United States and in many foreign countries. Our faculty members have distinguished themselves with numerous awards in both teaching and research.

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Lakshmi N. Reddi, dean of the graduate school at Florida International University, has been selected as the next dean of the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University. He will start on July 1. (Courtesy Photo) MAY16
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NMSU selects Lakshmi Reddi as dean of College of Engineering

Florida International University Graduate School Dean Lakshmi N. Reddi has been selected to lead the New Mexico State University College of Engineering.

“Dean Reddi is a distinguished scholar and has a track record of increasing enrollment and growing research funding and activity,” said NMSU Provost Dan Howard. “We are looking forward to Dean Reddi’s leadership and energy as he guides a strong College of Engineering to new levels of accomplishment in education, research, and service.”

Ed (left) and “Chub” Harold foreman, ardent supporters of the NMSU College of Engineering stand in front of the building named to honor them.  Ed made a generous gift for the first Giving Tuesday event at NMSU that will provide scholarships for eight civil engineering students each year. (NMSU photo by Darren Phillips)

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NMSU engineering benefactor creates eight scholarships

New Mexico State University’s inaugural Giving Tuesday fundraising event held this past fall will have positive impacts when students return in August, particularly for the College of Engineering. With the tally now finalized, engineering students will benefit from more than $450,000 in donations that were matched dollar for dollar, totaling about $900,000 altogether.