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Cliff Hudson, chief technology officer of Systems Technology Solutions, is no stranger to agriculture. Hudson grew up on his family’s farm and regularly rode a tractor with his grandfather while he cultivated corn. He has a deep appreciation for farming and community. His company recently secured a $20,000 investment for GreenAI, an innovative sensor technology for crop analytics, through the AgSprint business accelerator program at New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center.
Engineering today is a team-based, multidisciplinary endeavor that requires skills beyond technical abilities, but also the ability to work with diverse groups of people, communicate effectively and develop entrepreneurial skills. New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering will help students develop those essential “soft skills” with the launch of the Ron Seidel Engineering Leadership Institute.
Ricardo B. Jacquez, age 70, passed away peacefully in his home on October 18, 2018 following a 15-month battle with cholangiocarcinoma. Jacquez served as Dean of the College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management at California State University-Chico (Chico State) for the last three years. Prior to relocating to California, he served 34 years at New Mexico State University (NMSU) in Las Cruces, New Mexico as a professor, department head, associate provost, and dean.
New Mexico State University will be celebrating Military and Veterans Appreciation Week beginning Nov. 5 and ending Nov. 11. The fourth annual event will focus on enhancing and supporting NMSU’s military and veterans community.
The Stephen W. and Robert E. Roberts Memorial Staff Award is presented annually to an exceptional member of the New Mexico State University staff who has had a positive impact on the college and community.
Since the Freeport-McMoRan Water Quality Laboratory was established in 2009 in New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering, the facility has been a critical resource for NMSU professors and students.
Dion Messer, electrical engineering, was honored as Distinguished Alumna at homecoming celebrations in early October. She addressed scholarship donors and scholarship recipients at the 26th Annual College of Engineering Scholarship Breakfast.
WRITER: Minerva Baumann The National Science Foundation recently announced its first research awards under the Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program. In addition to 31 projects awarded to community colleges and universities across the country, a $2.6 million, five-year grant will fund a first-if-its-kind HSI Resource Hub at New Mexico State University, in collaboration with Dona Ana Community…
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New Mexico State University Department of Civil Engineering Assistant Professor Ehsan Dehghan Niri has received a United States Department of Energy grant. This is a three-year award for $400,000 and is a collaboration with Arizona State University.