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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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NMSU aerospace professor’s research focuses on jet engine efficiency

Andreas Gross is currently conducting research funded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research on methods to make jet engines more powerful and lighter, ultimately rendering civilian and military air travel less expensive.

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Engineering Technology course blends creative, technical skills at NMSU

In a manufacturing laboratory in Engineering Complex I at New Mexico State University, 13 undergraduate College of Engineering students spent the fall semester preparing for the manufacturing workforce through a newly revamped course.

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NMSU College of Engineering to partner on regional transportation research center

New Mexico State University is a member of a consortium of universities that have received a U.S. Department of Transportation grant to establish a regional transportation research center. NMSU’s Civil Engineering Department is a member of the Transportation Consortium of South-Central States, or Tran-SET, which is led by Louisiana State University.

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NMSU civil engineering named to new transportation consortium to address regional transportation needs

New Mexico State University’s Civil Engineering Department will join a new consortium of universities led by Louisiana State University that has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to establish a regional transportation research center.

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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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