Category Archives: Research News
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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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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
The New Mexico Federal and State Technology Partnership Program, housed at New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center, will host a Small Business Innovation Research Department of Defense Navy topics event next month in Albuquerque.
The event will take place from 7:30 a.m. to noon Dec. 6 at STC.UNM, 801 University Blvd. SE in Albuquerque. This event is free, and tickets are available at https://navysbirtopics_abq.eventbrite.com. Refreshments will be provided.
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.
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.