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Civil engineer developing methods to monitor aging infrastructure

Writer: Linda Fresques It was a national tragedy that inspired New Mexico State University Civil Engineering Assistant Professor Ehsan Dehghan-Niri to pursue a quest to make the world a safer place by means of his field of study in advanced nondestructive evaluation (NDE/NDT) and structural health monitoring (SHM). While he was an undergraduate student in…
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All-girl engineer team solving space station water problem

Author: Diana Alba Soular, Las Cruces Sun-News Published: 9:17 AM EDT April 12, 2018 Updated: 11:17 AM EDT April 12, 2018 Lacyn Touchard, an environmental engineering student from Louisiana State University along with her team, practices what they will be saying to judges as they present their system for direct potable water reuse at the…
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NMSU team tackles issue facing space station

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Chemical engineering senior finds passion for research at NMSU

During an advising session as a freshman at New Mexico State University, Norann Calhoun received a flyer for the New Mexico Space Grant Consortium. She started attending meetings for the program in fall 2014, and she will graduate in May with not only a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering but also with four years of experience as a student researcher.

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A river of research

Nagamany Nirmalakhandan, professor of civil engineering at New Mexico State University, was named as the first holder of the Ed and Harold Foreman Endowed Chair in Civil Engineering in 2011. In 2016, this prolific researcher and esteemed teacher received a renewal of that five-year honor, making him the only holder of the chair.

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NMSU civil engineer wins national leadership fellowship for water research

WRITER: Linda Fresques Environmental Engineering Associate Professor Pei Xu has been at New Mexico State University for just five years, but she is already earning accolades in the national arena for her research on the development of alternative water supplies. In late February, Xu was named an American Association for the Advancement of Science Alan…
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Summit looks at border water issues

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NMSU collaborating in Sustainable Bio-economy for Arid Regions project

Writer: Jane Moorman Developing sustainable energy sources is a national quest of scientists in both the private industry and public university sector. Among these endeavors is the recently started Sustainable Bio-economy for Arid Regions project led by the University of Arizona. Sangu Angadi, New Mexico State University crop physiologist and associate professor, holds a guar plant…
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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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New Mexico Space Grant Consortium awards $65 thousand to engineering students

The New Mexico Space Grant Consortium at New Mexico State University on Dec. 1 awarded eight New Mexico State University College of Engineering students with research scholarships/fellowships for the spring 2018 and fall 2018 semesters totaling $65,000. Students receiving scholarships include: Samantha Ceballes, senior, was awarded $10,000 for her research titled “The Modeling and Applications of…
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