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NMSU engineering students working to accelerate technology

Writer: Billy Huntsman A team of engineering students at New Mexico State University, working as Aggie Innovators, are actively engaged in promoting technology acceleration across campus. And it’s paying off, with projects receiving more than $367,000 in funding over the past five years. This accomplishment is, in large part, due to a partnership comprising the…
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Magellan to return to lake for 2016 RenFaire

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NMSU chemical engineering student receives National Institutes of Health grant

A graduate student in New Mexico State University’s Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering recently received a prestigious research grant from the National Institutes of Health, which only three other NMSU students have received since 1996.

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New Mexico Alliance for Minority Participation Student Research Conference set for Sept. 30

The New Mexico Alliance for Minority Participation Student Research Conference will be held on Friday, Sept. 30, at the Las Cruces Convention Center. Students and faculty from NMSU and from statewide alliance partner university and community college institutions will attend the conference. There will be speakers, relevant student workshops, and the opportunity for the students…
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NMSU engineer’s hard work earns big reward

Aaron Lindsay knows how valuable education is.

He came by this knowledge in the three years after he graduated high school, when he worked for a time in a scrapyard, then with adults with developmental disabilities in Alamogordo. He knows how people who don’t pursue higher education can become stuck in low-wage—albeit enjoyable—jobs with few opportunities for upward mobility.

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Local high-school student gets first-hand engineering experience

A Mayfield High School student gained research experience this past summer by working with graduate students in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University.

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Four civil engineering students receive $30,000 in federal fellowships

Four graduate students in New Mexico State University’s Civil Engineering Department recently were awarded sizable fellowships through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration.

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NMSU engineering students design cow camera to assist researchers

Imagine what you could learn if a rangeland cow wore a GoPro camera. What does the cow eat? How much does it eat? How often does it eat? And how much land does it cover in one day?

Four New Mexico State University electrical engineering students are designing a camera prototype that may provide the answers. Seniors Zach Abbott, Christian De La Pena, German Montes and Adrian Palos are in the process of developing a camera that can be affixed to a harness around a cow’s neck.

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NMSU students tie for first in international technology competition

Students from New Mexico State University’s Departments of Computer Science, Engineering Technology and Psychology recently won $13,000 and tied for first place in an international competition aimed at making first responders’ jobs safer.

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IEE student wins international fellowship

New Mexico State Univeristy’s Institute of Energy & the Environment announced that Ph.D. student Fattaneh Naderi Behdani has been awarded an International Doctoral Degree Fellowship of $20,000 from the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Founded in 1881, AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research and has been empowering…
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