Category Archives: Student News

Local high school students learn from Aggie Innovators at NMSU

The Engineering New Mexico Resource Network in New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering partnered with the Las Cruces Public Schools EXCEL program to host five high school students during the fall 2016 semester. The EXCEL students spent the term working in the Aggie Innovation Space learning about innovation, entrepreneurship and the engineering design process.

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NMSU engineering students design smart homes

The Aggie Innovation Space, a student-managed and Intel-funded program under the Engineering New Mexico Resource Network at New Mexico State University, recently hosted a home-automation design challenge for undergraduate engineering students. The challenge was an opportunity for engineering students to put their skills to use on a real-world application by designing smart sensors for use within a home.

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NMSU engineering professor blends art and technology to create architectural tiles

During the week, Anthony Hyde is a Distinguished Professor of mechanical engineering technology and the Director of New Mexico State University’s Manufacturing Technology and Engineering Center (M-TEC), which helps individuals, industries and businesses in New Mexico conceptualize, engineer and prototype products.

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NMSU student engineering organization helping to build homes for homeless veterans

A student organization at New Mexico State University is currently involved in helping a nonprofit real-estate developer construct a sustainable housing community for homeless veterans in Alamogordo.

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NMSU Arrowhead Center’s Aggie Shark Tank event continues to grow

Arrowhead Center at New Mexico State University hosted its third Aggie Shark Tank event Wednesday at the Las Cruces Convention Center, and while the “shark” investors may have chosen not to bite on any of the business opportunities that were offered up by student and alumni entrepreneurs, they did share an ocean of advice on how they might take their ideas to the next level, along with an offer to try out one product, which may prove more valuable than an investment.

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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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