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NMSU CHME productivity at top of peer departments

Writer: David Rockstraw In the fall of 2014, chemical and materials engineering major Kelsey Lee was seeking an activity for which she could receive an hour of academic credit. The Chemical and Materials Engineering Department engaged Lee in a CHME 498 research activity to mine data about research productivity from the Web of Science. Lee’s…
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NMSU professor finding ways to remove organic pollutants in water

An assistant professor in NMSU’s Department of Chemical & Materials Engineering recently received a $373,000 grant from NASA and a $50,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for research to remove pollutants from groundwater using local waste materials.

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International scholars trek to NMSU to work with engineering professor

Igor Sevostianov, mechanical engineering professor in NMSU’s College of Engineering, is leading the micromechanics group that currently hosts four international scholars. The visitors are Andrea Sorzia from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in Italy, Stanislav Krasnitsky from St. Petersburg Technical University in Russia, Omid Noori from Shahid Beheshti University in Iran and Fengjuan Chen from the University of Lorraine in France.

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NMSU professor designs energy harvester to power pacemakers

About 200,000 Americans have pacemakers implanted each year, and a College of Engineering professor at New Mexico State University is working on a mechanism to increase the longevity of the devices. Abdessattar Abdelkefi, mechanical and aerospace engineering assistant professor, is leading a project that designs broadband low-frequency piezoelectric energy harvesters to help power pacemakers.

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NMSU engineering professor blends art and technology to create architectural tiles

During the week, Anthony Hyde is a Distinguished Professor of mechanical engineering technology and the Director of New Mexico State University’s Manufacturing Technology and Engineering Center (M-TEC), which helps individuals, industries and businesses in New Mexico conceptualize, engineer and prototype products.

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Chemical Engineering professor receives $340,000 grant

A professor in New Mexico State University’s Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering was recently awarded a National Science Foundation grant totaling more than $340,000 to continue his research into finding a renewable source of energy.

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Engineering college’s new research dean plans to focus on attracting outside funding

New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering has a new associate dean of research and doctoral studies.

Phillip De Leon, a professor in the Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NMSU, received two bachelor’s in electrical engineering and mathematics from the University of Texas at Austin and received his master’s and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

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NMSU College of Engineering receives National Science Foundation INCLUDES grant

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta, 575-646-3929, tfrank@nmsu.edu The New Mexico State University College of Engineering has been awarded a National Science Foundation INCLUDES grant. Steven Stochaj, professor in the Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is leading the project, “Enhancing the New Mexico STEM Pipeline-Design and Development Launch Pilot,” as principal investigator. Patricia Sullivan, associate dean…
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NMSU receives Gold Certification from international engineering organization

Less than a year after receiving silver certification, New Mexico State University has been made a Gold Certified Program by The Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education (PACE), the first university in the U.S. to receive such recognition.

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NMSU’s Salon Discovery gala Friday to feature civil engineering, La Catrina Quartet

This semester’s Salon Discovery fall gala at New Mexico State University will feature civil engineering and music from the award-winning La Catrina Quartet. “NMSU Civil Engineering: En Route to Better Infrastructure” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, in Atkinson Recital Hall.

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