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Engineering professor awarded over $300k NSF grant for advanced water treatment

With limited water resources posing a challenge for citizens around the globe, Reza Foudazi, a chemical and materials engineering assistant professor at New Mexico State University, is working on a project involving new methods for advanced water treatment. 

He has received a three-year, nearly $315,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for his project, “Stimuli-responsive membranes from mesophase templating.”

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NMSU engineer using smartphone sensing to identify falls risk

A New Mexico State University engineer is exploring one of the fastest emerging fields as a means to predict and prevent a pervasive problem.

Phillip De Leon, associate dean of research for the College of Engineering and professor of electrical and computer engineering, and recently graduated doctoral student Matthew Martinez are using artificial intelligence and deep learning to help predict a person’s risk of falling. 

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