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NMSU Chemical and Materials Engineering associate professor Jessica Houston has received a Fulbright Faculty Fellowship.

Feb. 6, 2018 WRITER: Tiffany Acosta, 575-646-3929, tfrank@nmsu.edu SOURCE: Jessica Houston, 575-646-5563, jph@nmsu.edu NMSU chemical, materials engineering professor receives Fulbright Faculty award Jessica Houston, a New Mexico State University Chemical and Materials Engineering associate professor, has received a Fulbright Faculty Fellowship award. The United States Department of State-sponsored award will fund a trip to Japan….
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NMSU professor uses autonomous vehicles to teach interdisciplinary engineering

NMSU professor uses autonomous vehicles to teach interdisciplinary engineering DATE: 01/21/2018 WRITER: Linda Fresques, 575-646-7416, lfresque@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Liang Sun , 575-646-4368, lsun@nmsu.edu Liang Sun, an assistant professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department in the New Mexico State University College of Engineering, is bringing the interdisciplinary nature of real-world engineering to his students. Sun’s…
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Governor Appoints Chris Ortega Of White Rock To Northern New Mexico College Board Of Regents

Governor Appoints Chris Ortega Of White Rock To Northern New Mexico College Board Of Regents Submitted by Carol A. Clark on January 22, 2018 – 7:23am Chris Ortega of White Rock during a public meeting at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com EDUCATIONAL News: Gov. Susan Martinez has appointed Chris Ortega of White Rock…
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Krishna Kota honored at spring convocation

New Mexico State University faculty and staff were welcomed back to campus on Tuesday, Jan. 16, during the spring 2018 convocation ceremony at NMSU’s Atkins Recital Hall. Every fall and spring, convocation is held to honor excellence on campus. “This has been a good year for NMSU on a number of fronts – the size…
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NMSU electrical engineering professor studies acoustics

As an assistant professor in the Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at New Mexico State University, Steven Sandoval is conducting research that could affect acoustics and signal processing.

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NMSU civil engineers design one-of-a-kind award-winning bridge

WRITER: Linda Fresques The two-lane bridge on NM 186 crossing the La Union Canal in Anthony, New Mexico, may not look any different than other bridges. Yet NM Bridge No. 9706, built this past spring is, in fact, a very unique structure that recently earned New Mexico State University civil engineering Associate Professor Brad Weldon…
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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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NMSU mechanical, aerospace department head receives National Science Foundation award

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta Ruey-Hung Chen, mechanical and aerospace engineering department head in New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering, has received a National Science Foundation award for $352,524.  His three-year project, “Study of evaporation, micro-explosion, and combustion of nanofluid fuel droplets,” began in August. “I am very glad to receive the funding from NSF,” said Chen,…
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Involving NMSU freshmen in engineering research increases retention

Launching a high-altitude balloon to 100,000 feet or remotely carrying out a complex heat transfer experiment in a sounding rocket may sound daunting, but professors in the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University have found that involving freshmen in these types of research projects early in their academic careers have kept students interested…
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Mechanical and aerospace engineering professor recognized for teaching

Writer: Linda Fresques Andreas Gross, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, received the Patricia Christmore Faculty Teaching Award during the NMSU Convocation ceremony on Aug. 22. Named for Patricia Christmore, former accounting department head, this annual award recognizes and rewards superb junior tenure-track faculty members for excellence in teaching. “Dr. Gross…
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