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Luo named first Luke Barry Shires Professor

Chemical and Materials Engineering Associate Professor Hongmei Luo has been selected as Luke Barry Shires Professor in Chemical and Materials Engineering. This professorship was endowed by the estate of Luke Barry Shires, the first chemical engineering professor on the NMSU campus. Luo joined the CHME faculty in 2009, and has published 75 peer-reviewed papers since…
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Electrical engineering professor Bob Paz passes away

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Study: Mesilla aquifer water loss has accelerated since 2010

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NMSU to host WERC Environmental Design Contest, returns to competition

After a seven-year hiatus, New Mexico State University will have a student team compete in the 27th annual WERC Environmental Design Contest Sunday, April 2, to Wednesday, April 5, at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces.

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NMSU project uses satellite technology to evaluate southern New Mexico water resources

Tiffany Acosta Zohrab Samani, a New Mexico State University civil engineering professor, and his graduate student Pooneh Pahlevani are leading a research project examining water accessibility in southern New Mexico. The goal of the project, “Evaluating water budget for the Mesilla Bolson Aquifer,” is to develop a hydrologic model that can predict future water storage…
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NMSU chemical engineer investigates more efficient, effective water treatment technology

WRITER: Linda Fresques Reza Foudazi, chemical engineering assistant professor at New Mexico State University, is developing innovative technologies to alleviate a critical worldwide problem: access to clean water. Foudazi’s goal is to develop a water and wastewater purification method that uses less energy, costs less and uses a more ecofriendly alternative to removing bacteria than…
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NMSU College of Engineering associate dean, graduate students use supercomputer

Through the use of New Mexico State University’s High Performance Computing system, a supercomputer known as Joker, Phillip De Leon, associate dean for research in the College of Engineering, not only conducted research but students in his graduate electrical engineering course also utilized the system.

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NMSU engineering professor receives $500,000 NSF CAREER award

An assistant professor in the Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at New Mexico State University, Wei Tang has received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career award, which is a five-year, $500,000 grant.

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Research News

The College of Engineering was awarded $688,874.17 in funding for the period of Jan. 15-31, 2017 for the following projects. Proposals for funding of $3.4 million were submitted for the same period. Civil Engineering: Peter Martin, PI; NM Department of Transportation, “New Mexico Statewide Travel Demand Model Evaluation” Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center: Russell…
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NMSU aerospace professor’s research focuses on jet engine efficiency

Writer: Linda Fresques New Mexico State University Assistant Professor Andreas Gross has had a lifelong fascination with aircraft and gliders as well as wind turbines and sailboats. In his own words, “anything that has to do with fluid dynamics is of interest.” His passion led to master’s and doctoral degrees in fluid dynamics (the study…
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