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McDowell receives Emmy

News Release Oct. 2, 2017 WRITER: Tiffany Acosta, 575-646-3929, tfrank@nmsu.edu SOURCE: Stephanie Armitage Sichler, 575-646-5457, starmita@nmsu.edu NMSU alumnus to take home Emmy award McDowell Signal Processing and Colin McDowell, McDSP founder and chief technology officer and New Mexico State University electrical engineering alumnus, will receive an Emmy award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development. The…
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NMSU alumnus enhances learning communities in engineering

Writer: Tiffany Acosta The path to becoming a successful engineer involves more than solving calculus or chemistry problems. Students need to be creative and innovative, and New Mexico State University’s Eloy Torrez Family Learning Communities in Engineering is providing assistance to students beyond the engineering basics. Thanks to a generous gift from Eloy Torrez of…
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Dr. Nadir Yilmaz, NMSU ME alum, receives national honor

Yilmaz received his bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in mechanical engineering from Istanbul Technical University (1999), Bradley University (2001), and New Mexico State University (2005), respectively.  Read More Here

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In Memoriam: NMSU professor and alum Roy Dean Hill

Roy Dean Hill (Dr. Dean Hill), 84 years old, of Las Cruces, New Mexico, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017 from complications related to Parkinson’s Disease. He was born April 7, 1933 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Edna Fern Nelson Hill and Samuel Roy Hill. He was the oldest of five children, followed by…
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How the girl scouts news CEO is using her time at NASA and Apple to promote STEM education

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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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In Memoriam: Lawrence Davis, ME ’57

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In Memoriam: John J. Cunico, CE

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In Memoriam: Robert “Bob” Rogers, Ph.D. EE ’79

Robert (“Bob”) Rogers died on July 7, 2017 at Bella Sera Nursing facility in Ridgecrest California of complications from brain cancer. He was preceded in death by his father, Fred Terry Rogers, Jr. and his mother, Marguerite Moillett Rogers (Dr. Peggy Rogers). He was born in Ridgecrest on April 13, 1952, attended Burroughs High School,…
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Freese and Nichols expands El Paso team with two key water resources engineers

EL PASO, Texas – June 22, 2017 – Freese and Nichols, Inc. announces that water resources engineers Brad Kirksey, P.E., and Keeley Kirksey, P.E., have relocated to El Paso to join the firm’s growing team. Their expertise in dams and levees, water resources planning, and water and wastewater utilities will strengthen Freese and Nichols’ services…
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