Monthly Archives: February 2010

NMSU interim associate provost named College of Engineering dean

Ricardo Jacquez, interim associate provost for academic affairs and community colleges at New Mexico State University and a Regents professor of civil engineering at NMSU, has been named the new dean of the university’s College of Engineering.

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Engineering a strength for NMSU

Imagine a colony of highresolution night-sky cameras burrowed miles apart from each other in New Mexico, watching the celestial bodies for signs of danger. Or an unmanned aerial vehicle mapping the course of Somali pirates traveling across the Gulf of Aden.

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NMSU alumnus Alvy Ray Smith receives Washington Award

Dr. Alvy Ray Smith, NMSU electrical engineering alumnus, has received the Western Society of Engineers Washington Award.

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NMSU alumna Shakti Davis named Most Promising Black Engineer

Dr. Shakti K. Davis, who graduated in 1999 from NMSU with a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering was named Most Promising Engineer or Scientist for 2010 at the U.S. Black Engineer of the Year Award conference held Feb. 18-20 in Baltimore, MD. Following is the profile of Davis that appears in USBE&IT magazine.

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NMSU professors patent unique process to convert waste into useful products

A New Mexico State University professor is working to revolutionize the way we dispose of our waste.

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Sterling Water and NMSU Revolutionize Desalination

Sterling Water LLC and Arrowhead Center, Inc. concluded license agreement negotiations to accelerate the break-through low-cost water desalination system developed by New Mexico State University engineers.

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NMSU alumnus earns engineering award

The Jackson chapter of The Michigan Society of Professional Engineers has announced its 2010 Engineer Awards. Peter A. Mulhearn has been named engineer of the year.

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NMSU professor awarded $1.68 million grant from National Science Foundation

Ou Ma, a professor in the New Mexico State University College of Engineering’s mechanical and aerospace engineering department, has been awarded a four-year, $1.68 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop new reduced-gravity simulation technology for astronaut training and biomechanics research.

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In Memoriam: William Runyan Ellett

William Runyan Ellett, 59, of Amarillo died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010.

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NMSU receives designation as ‘military-friendly’ university

New Mexico State University is committed to the needs of the men and women who serve in the military. Now, the university has gained its second national recognition as a military-friendly institution.

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