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In Memoriam: James “Jim” Lester Boykin, BS ME, BS EE

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In Memoriam: Bobby Lee Tucker, BS CE

 

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In Memoriam: James “Jim” Lester Boykin, BS ME and EE

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Grateful NMSU alumnus pays it forward with engineering endowed scholarship

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta Growing up in rural Kansas, Richard Aldridge knew he didn’t want to be a rancher or a farmer. So, after high school, he traded in the cold winters on the family ranch for New Mexico State University and sunny days in Las Cruces in 1961. “I enjoyed math and science in high…
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Howard University Professor and Chair Dr. Nadir Yilmaz Named SAE International Fellow

WARRENDALE, Pa. (May 8, 2017) – SAE International announced that Professor Nadir Yilmaz was elected as a 2016-2017 SAE Fellow. Dr. Yilmaz was one of 23 Fellow inductees recognized during ceremonies at the WCX 17: SAE World Congress Experience in Detroit, Michigan. The highest grade of membership, SAE Fellow recognizes and honors long-term members who…
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Female engineer and rocket scientist honored

BY MARÍA G. ORTIZ-BRIONES mortizbriones@vidaenelvalle.com SACRAMENTO  When Sylvia Acevedo was a young girl, she had an epiphany that made her realized that science was just like cooking. “I had a big aha moment when I realized when you cook, you put ingredients together, you mixed them all up, and put heat to them, and that…
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In Memorium: Matthew D. Hinde, BSEE

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In Memoriam: Matthew D. Hinde, BS EE

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In Memoriam: Galen O. Griffee, ME

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PG&E promotes NMSU chemical engineering alum to VP position

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced that it has promoted  Melvin J. Christopher to vice president, Gas Transmission and Distribution Operations, effective May 1, 2017. Christopher will oversee all operations and maintenance on the company’s natural gas transmission and distribution network, and will report to Senior Vice President, Gas Operations, Jesus Soto. Christopher,…
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