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NMSU gift supports first chemical, materials engineering Endowed Chair to recruit top teaching talent

Two new investments in the College of Engineering will support an endowed chair for its fast-growing program, the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering.

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NMSU engineer works to make next-generation mobile technology a reality

The number of wireless devices connected to mobile networks is estimated to be three times the size of the global population by the year 2020. Smartphone traffic will exceed PC traffic. Global Internet traffic in 2020 is anticipated to be 95 times the volume of the entire global Internet in 2005. Some 250 million vehicles will be connected to the Internet and there will be 27 billion machines communicating with one another.

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Material Handling Education Foundation Scholarships

The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI) will once again offer scholarships to full-time students who are enrolled in eligible programs and schools in the United States and Canada for the 2018/2019 academic year.  Scholarships range from $1,500 to $6,000.  During the 2017/2018 academic year, we were able to award 45 scholarships for a total…
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Internship Opportunities

Peraton in Las Cruces (White Sands Complex) is seeking Sophomore, Junior and Senior Engineering (several majors), Computer Science, Mathematics students for paid internship positions during the Summer 2018 semester.  Please visit your NMSU AggieCAREER Manager account (careerservices.nmsu.edu) for the complete job description, specific qualifications and application instructions.  Students selected for the internship program will be…
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TAMU summer research experiences and graduate recruiting

GENERAL INFORMATION: Dates of the program: May 29th, August 3rd, 2018 Open to juniors and seniors with a GPA ~3.0 plus (flexible if a faculty highly recommends a student with a lot of potential) Students receive $5,000 stipend and $300 travel reimbursement. Students are provided with program housing during their stay. Students will also be…
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U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 2018 Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions

Now accepting applications for:  U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 2018 Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions The purpose of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Summer Research Team (SRT) Program is to increase and enhance the scientific leadership at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) in research areas that support the mission and goals…
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NM Space Grant Consortium Undergraduate Research Scholarships

New Mexico Space Grant Consortium Undergraduate Research Scholarships Application The Undergraduate Research Scholarship opportunity is open to full time undergraduate students enrolled at any community college or university in the state of New Mexico.  Applicants must be majoring in the field of science, technology, engineering or math.  Scholarships are competitively awarded based on application information…
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Engineering professor’s photo exhibit to be on display at New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

NMSU civil engineering professor Nirmala Khandan’s photos will be featured in the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum arts corridor from Aug. 18 through Dec. 3. The opening reception, which is free to the public and includes refreshments, is from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 24. The show features 32 images by the Las…
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NMSU launches new geomatics program supported by national education award

The New Mexico State University Surveying Engineering program recently received a $10,000 National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying Education Award. The award will provide scholarships and state-of-the art instrumentation for the newly revamped surveying engineering program, which will be offered in the fall as geomatics.

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In Memoriam: Arthur George Scott, BS CE

Arthur George Scott, 79, also known as Pete and Art, of Bradenton, died July 11. Mr. Scott was born on Jan. 27, 1938, to Doris and Otis Seligman in Santa Fe, N.M. He was given his stepfather’s last name of Scott in 1943 following the death of his father. While working toward his bachelor’s of…
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