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First Western States Chemical Engineering Heads meeting successful

New Mexico State University Chemical and Materials Engineering Department Head David Rockstraw initiated and organized with the help of Abhaya Datye (UNM) the first Western States Chemical Engineering Department Heads meeting. The event was promoted and supported by the AICHE Fellows Council (on which Rockstraw serves). Ten department heads representing Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico,…
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Institute of Technology Carlow Receives Brewing & Distilling Students From New Mexico

Students from the brewing engineering programme at New Mexico State University visited Institute of Technology Carlow last week to learn about the malting, brewing and distilling industry in Ireland

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In Memoriam: Alfredo Moreno, ET

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In Memoriam: Jerome Shaw, BSEE ’49, Honorary Ph.D. ‘91

Jerome Shaw, a pioneering businessman and co-founder of Volt Information Sciences, died at home in La Jolla on May 3, 2018. He was 91 years old.

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In Memoriam: Edward Warren Marsh, ME

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NMSU’s concrete canoe team earns first place at regionals, advances to nationals

A concrete canoe would be considered an odd pairing to most people. For a group of New Mexico State University College of Engineering students, it poses a challenge they are eager to meet.

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NMSU Arrowhead Center’s LAUNCH teams attracting industry attention

Have you ever had the inkling to glance into the future? The LAUNCH competition at New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center might be as close as you can get – and industry is taking notice. Three of five teams from this year’s cohort are close to “sealing the deal” with industry partners, as well as filing provisional patents for groundbreaking work. At the LAUNCH reception April 19, the Prosthetic Sleeve Liner team secured a $20,000 award made possible by the Hunt Family Foundation.

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Aggies Without Limits helps locally, internationally

In May, 35 New Mexico State University students will join 20 students Engineers for a Sustainable World from UTEP to build a suspension pedestrian bridge destroyed by Hurricane Maria in 2017 in the city of Utuado, Puerto Rico. The students will also install a solar panel grid to provide power to homes that have not had it since the hurricane.

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Chemical engineering senior finds passion for research at NMSU

During an advising session as a freshman at New Mexico State University, Norann Calhoun received a flyer for the New Mexico Space Grant Consortium. She started attending meetings for the program in fall 2014, and she will graduate in May with not only a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering but also with four years of experience as a student researcher.

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Cellulose nanomaterials seminar set for April 5

Ronald C. Sabo, Research Materials Engineer at the USDA Forest Service Forest Products Laboratory in Madison, Wisconsin, will present a seminar entitled: Production and Application of Cellulose Nanomaterials. His lecture will be held Thursday, April 5 at 4 p.m. in Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 194. The seminar is sponsored by the Department of Industrial Engineering…
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