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NMSU Regents select Dan Arvizu as chancellor, John Floros as president

New Mexico State University’s Board of Regents announced the selection of Dan Arvizu, Ph.D., as the university system’s next chancellor and John D. Floros, Ph.D., as president of NMSU.

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NMSU engineers’ research focused on protecting government computer systems

At a time when security is a concern for everyone, it is a top priority for our government. A group of New Mexico State University engineering researchers is working with Sandia National Laboratories to ensure the integrated circuits they develop are protected by devising a scheme that will continuously monitor their operation. If abnormal behavior is detected, the NMSU security scheme will shut the circuit down before anything malicious occurs.

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Spaceport Cup welcomes back teams

The Spaceport America cup welcomes back teams representing universities from around the world next week for the largest international intercollegiate rocket engineering competition. NMSU’s Atomic Aggies were among them.

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Meridian Energy Group, Inc. Continues to Strengthen its Management Team in Preparation for Davis Refinery Construction

Meridian Energy Group, Inc., the leading developer of innovative and environmentally-compliant oil refining facilities, today announced the hiring of three key management personnel for the Davis Refinery, including, Miguel A. Martinez. Having successfully secured the Permit to Construct (“PTC”) for the Davis Refinery earlier this month, Meridian is quickly moving ahead to strengthen not only its Environmental Engineering team, but also Refinery Operations. Each new member brings extensive knowledge and unique expertise to the innovative Meridian project.

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NWEA Appoints Abby Javurek as Senior Director of Large Scale Assessment Solutions

NWEA, the not-for-profit provider of assessment solutions, today announced the appointment of Abby Javurek as the organization’s new Senior Director of Large Scale Solutions, effective July 23.

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Women in engineering profile: Mallika Bandyopadhyay

International Women in Engineering Day, celebrated on June 23, 2018, celebrates the achievements of females in various engineering industries. Here’s a Q&A with Mallika Bandyopadhyay.

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In Memoriam: Alan Ray Dimsha, EE

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NMSU custodian overcomes language barriers, earns engineering degree

DATE: 06/25/2018 WRITER: Tiffany Acosta, 575-646-3929, tfrank@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Oscar Murillo, 575-646-8079, aarmando@nmsu.edu Since 2005, Oscar Murillo has worked full-time at New Mexico State University. At the same time, he studied in the classroom and this spring, earned an NMSU bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. A custodian with the Facilities and Services department, Murillo has worked…
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New program encourages faculty, student research collaborations at NMSU

DATE: 06/18/2018 WRITER: Tiffany Acosta, 575-646-3929, tfrank@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Jim Kroger, 575-646-2243, jkroger@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Abdessattar Abdelkefi, 575-646-6546, abdu@nmsu.edu Giving New Mexico State University undergraduate students an opportunity to collaborate with faculty on research projects was the inspiration for the newly created Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program. In its first year, the program established 16 collaborations during the…
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In Memoriam: Lawrence Abner Smith Sr.

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