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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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Engineering faculty research activities lauded

Writer: Linda Fresques The New Mexico State University Research Council Award for Exceptional Achievements in Creative Scholarly Activity awarded several College of Engineering faculty members in August at the fall 2017 Convocation. “We are all very proud of our engineering faculty and the caliber of technical research being conducted in the college’s research centers and laboratories.  The…
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Kenny Stevens receives Westhafer Award

Kenny Stevens receives Westhafer Award Writer: Linda Fresques Engineering Technology Professor Kenny Stevens received the Westhafer Award recognizing his excellence in teaching during the fall 2017 New Mexico State University Convocation. The Westhafer is presented in memory of Robert L. Westhafer, professor in the Department of Mathematics from 1946 to 1957. It is given in…
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NMSU honors 11 faculty during convocation ceremony

New Mexico State University Chancellor Garrey Carruthers, fifth from right, Provost Dan Howard, second from left, Presidential Medallion recipient Don Kidd and his wife Sarrah, both at center, join faculty members for a group photo following the 2017 Fall Convocation ceremony at the Atkinson Recital Hall. Awardees include, left to right, Kenneth Carroll, Catherine Brewer,…
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Engineering professor’s photo exhibit to be on display at New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

NMSU civil engineering professor Nirmala Khandan’s photos will be featured in the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum arts corridor from Aug. 18 through Dec. 3. The opening reception, which is free to the public and includes refreshments, is from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 24. The show features 32 images by the Las…
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NMSU physics professor receives prestigious fellowship

The head of New Mexico State University’s physics department was recently named a fellow of a prestigious interdisciplinary applied science society.

Stefan Zollner, a physics professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, is being recognized by AVS (American Vacuum Society) Science and Technology of Materials, Interfaces, and Processing for his outstanding scientific and technical contributions over the past 10 years.

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Caring Community

Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Charles Creusere bakes apple tarts for students in his Neural Signal Processing class.

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Engineer poet leads the College of Engineering

Writer: Linda Fresques Lakshmi Reddi’s childhood may not have been rich in the way of material things, but the New Mexico State University College of Engineering dean’s early years were enriched with two seemingly incongruent life-lasting passions. He is inspired by his first love of language as well as the field of engineering. “There are…
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