New Mexico MESA high school team repeats as national champion

PHILADELPHIA – New Mexico MESA students from Deming High School are celebrating another huge accomplishment. At the 2017 MESA USA National Engineering Design Competition held in Philadelphia, the Deming High School team beat thousands of students and again won first place honors on June 23.

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UAS student research opportunity in Denmark

NMSU graduate student research exchange program in Unmanned Aerial Systems with University of Southern Denmark.  For more information please contact Ruey-Hung Chen, department head, mechanical engineering. Current research topics: Applications Precision farming, environmental monitoring. Inspection and surveillance Surveying Transportation and logistics Emergency management Technology Micro, small and large drones Computer vision Precise positioning and navigation…
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In Memoriam: Lawrence Davis, ME ’57

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NMSU physics professor receives prestigious fellowship

The head of New Mexico State University’s physics department was recently named a fellow of a prestigious interdisciplinary applied science society.

Stefan Zollner, a physics professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, is being recognized by AVS (American Vacuum Society) Science and Technology of Materials, Interfaces, and Processing for his outstanding scientific and technical contributions over the past 10 years.

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In Memoriam: John J. Cunico, CE

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In Memoriam: Robert “Bob” Rogers, Ph.D. EE ’79

Robert (“Bob”) Rogers died on July 7, 2017 at Bella Sera Nursing facility in Ridgecrest California of complications from brain cancer. He was preceded in death by his father, Fred Terry Rogers, Jr. and his mother, Marguerite Moillett Rogers (Dr. Peggy Rogers). He was born in Ridgecrest on April 13, 1952, attended Burroughs High School,…
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In Memoriam: Gloria M. Maggard

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Freese and Nichols expands El Paso team with two key water resources engineers

EL PASO, Texas – June 22, 2017 – Freese and Nichols, Inc. announces that water resources engineers Brad Kirksey, P.E., and Keeley Kirksey, P.E., have relocated to El Paso to join the firm’s growing team. Their expertise in dams and levees, water resources planning, and water and wastewater utilities will strengthen Freese and Nichols’ services…
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Jett family donation benefits NMSU College of Engineering scholarships

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta As the daughter of one of the most beloved former deans in the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University, Dorothy Jett Barr knew she wanted to give back to the university loved by her father, Daniel Boone Jett. Following the sale of the Jett family home at 935 N. Main…
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NMSU College of Engineering motivates teachers, students at trainings, summer camps

School is out for the summer but both teachers and students are spending time at New Mexico State University and the College of Engineering.

This month, the college is hosting two core training sessions of Project Lead The Way, which is a leading provider in education curricular programs of science, technology, engineering and mathematics utilized nationally in both middle and high schools. Since 2006, the Engineering New Mexico Resource Network in the College of Engineering has served as the New Mexico Project Lead the Way Affiliate.

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