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NMSU College of Engineering partner in new bio-inspired NSF Geotechnical Engineering Research Center

WRITER: Linda Fresques

The New Mexico State University College of Engineering is one of four partner universities in a new National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center to pioneer advances in geotechnical engineering that promise solutions to some of world’s biggest infrastructure development and environmental challenges. Continue Reading »


New Mexico State University electrical engineering Ph.D. candidate Shanta Thoutam, who is a University Innovation Fellow, visited the 1776 DC Co-Working Space as part of the first-ever White House Demo Day to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship. (Courtesy photo)

WRITER: Linda Fresques

The wide-ranging talents of innovators from across the country were showcased on August 4 at the first-ever White House Demo Day. Innovators from around the country joined President Obama to demo their individual success stories and show why every American should have the opportunity to pursue bold, game-changing ideas. Among those invited to participate in the event was New Mexico State University electrical engineering Ph.D. candidate Shanta Thoutam, also a University Innovation Fellow. Continue Reading »


New Mexico State University engineering graduate students Taylor Burgett, left, and Sasi Prabhakaran stand for a photo next to a poster detailing adaptive singularity-free control moment gyroscope technology during a special event honoring six finalists in the Launch proof-of-concept program competition sponsored by NMSU’s Arrowhead Center. Developed by NMSU engineering professor Amit Sanyal, the proposed ASCMG technology went on to win the competition. (NMSU photo by Darren Phillips)

The Air Force Research Laboratory has chosen New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center to pilot its Young Entrepreneur Program, aimed at helping student entrepreneurs commercialize technology that is important to the research lab. Continue Reading »


Instructors Brian Clarr and Jim Maes with students at the New Mexico State University College of Engineering Advanced Summer Robotics Camp show off the robots they built and put to the test in competition. (NMSU photo by Linda Fresques) JUL15

NMSU robotics camps challenge middle- and high-school students

WRITER: Kristen Sullivan

Elias Borchert, a seventh grader at Vista Middle School, leaned over his robot as he tried to figure out why the machine is not making a 180-degree turn as he programmed it to do. Continue Reading »


Model drawing of what NMSU's Europa CubeSat concept would look like as its panels unfurled. (Courtesy Image) JUL15

NMSU researchers propose concept to study Europa’s atmosphere

WRITER: Dana Beasley

What would it be like to study the atmosphere of Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa? A group of professors and students from New Mexico State University presented findings following a 9-month concept study focused on measuring properties of Europa’s atmosphere at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory this summer. Continue Reading »


NMSU to offer professional engineer exam review for electric power professionals

WRITER: Linda Fresques

The New Mexico State University Engineering New Mexico Resource Network and the Electric Utility Management Program are presenting a professional engineer exam review to help electric power professionals prepare for the exam. The course is scheduled for Sept. 21-22 from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Continue Reading »


NMSU Regents approve changing required credits for bachelor’s degrees from 128 to 120

WRITER: Justin Bannister

During their regular meeting Tuesday, the New Mexico State University Board of Regents approved changing the number of credits required for a bachelor’s degree from the university from 128 to 120. The move better aligns NMSU with other universities across the country. Continue Reading »


Logo RGBCollege of Engineering Homecoming Events

The College of Engineering welcomes alumni to events and celebrations during Homecoming to be held Oct. 19-25. This year’s celebration will be combined with Tough Enough To Wear Pink Week. Continue Reading »


Career Expo open for employers and job seekers

New Mexico State University will hold a two-day career fair coordinated by Career Services and co-sponsored with the College of Engineering. On Sept. 15, employers will focus on business, agriculture, liberal arts, and health and social services majors. Employers on Sept. 16 will focus on engineering, science and technology majors. Continue Reading »