Student bridge building project requires more than engineering skills

Sunday Feature Student bridge building project requires more than engineering skills August 28, 2017 Contact: Sonya Cooper, socooper@nmsu.edu, 575-646-2912 Writer: Linda Fresques, lfresque@nmsu.edu, 575-646-7416 Twenty-seven New Mexico State University students and their mentors have just returned from two weeks in Nicaragua where they built a foot bridge spanning 110 feet to provide a small community…
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New Mexico Space Grant Consortium Graduate Fellowship Program

New Mexico Space Grant Consortium Graduate Fellowship Program Engineering, Science, Math Majors: Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Bio Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematical Science, Molecular Biology, Physics $10,000/academic year Applications open August 14, 2017-October 23, 2017 Funding will be for Spring 2018 and Fall 2018 Please see our…
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New Mexico Space Grant Consortium Undergraduate Scholarship Program

New Mexico Space Grant Consortium Undergraduate Scholarship Program Engineering, Science, Math Majors: Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Bio Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematical Science, Molecular Biology, Physics $5,000/academic year Applications open August 14, 2017-October 23, 2017 Funding will be for Spring 2018 and Fall 2018 Please see our…
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Arrowhead Center small business program awarded $125K in federal funding

The New Mexico Federal and State Technology Partnership Program, housed at New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center, was one of just 21 universities and organizations nationwide to receive a FAST grant this year from the U.S. Small Business Administration. NM FAST, which is entering its third year of funding, will use the $125,000 award to…
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Involving NMSU freshmen in engineering research increases retention

Launching a high-altitude balloon to 100,000 feet or remotely carrying out a complex heat transfer experiment in a sounding rocket may sound daunting, but professors in the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University have found that involving freshmen in these types of research projects early in their academic careers have kept students interested…
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Join us for the ISPCS experience

Vision with the purpose of increasing access to space for humans and cargo   Investors start with an end in mind. Regardless of what your end goal is, getting to space requires consistency, predictable performance and partners. Whether you invested in technology, in people, in plans for humans in space or all of these: as…
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NMSU team to release balloon into atmosphere to record eclipse

Writer: Kate Bieri – KVIA-TV (El Paso) Web Search Sunday, August 20, 2017 BEATRICE, NEBRASKA – An NMSU team traveled nearly one thousand miles to release an eight-foot-tall balloon into the atmosphere to record the solar eclipse. “I just, I can’t wait,” said Dr. Paulo Oemig, who works with the New Mexico Space Grant Consortium….
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How the girl scouts news CEO is using her time at NASA and Apple to promote STEM education

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Mechanical and aerospace engineering professor recognized for teaching

Writer: Linda Fresques Andreas Gross, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, received the Patricia Christmore Faculty Teaching Award during the NMSU Convocation ceremony on Aug. 22. Named for Patricia Christmore, former accounting department head, this annual award recognizes and rewards superb junior tenure-track faculty members for excellence in teaching. “Dr. Gross…
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Engineering faculty research activities lauded

Writer: Linda Fresques The New Mexico State University Research Council Award for Exceptional Achievements in Creative Scholarly Activity awarded several College of Engineering faculty members in August at the fall 2017 Convocation. “We are all very proud of our engineering faculty and the caliber of technical research being conducted in the college’s research centers and laboratories.  The…
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