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NMSU Carlsbad environmental monitoring facility allays public concerns

Over the past 26 years, the scientists and lab technicians at New Mexico State University’s Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center have been monitoring the air, soil, water and people residing in the area surrounding the Department of Energy Waste Isolation Pilot Plant.

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NMSU ranks No. 1 in nation in science, engineering funding for minority-serving institutions

New Mexico State University ranks first in the country for federal obligations for science and engineering activities for minority-serving institutions according to a report from the National Science Foundation’s National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics.

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NMSU team to live-stream eclipse footage as part of NASA national Eclipse Ballooning Project

A team of students and faculty from the New Mexico Space Grant Consortium at New Mexico State University will launch a high-altitude balloon on Monday, Aug. 21 as part of a nationwide, NASA-sponsored project to live-stream aerial video footage of the “Great American Eclipse.”

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The exciting future of wastewater

     

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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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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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