Monthly Archives: February 2010
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.
Dr. Alvy Ray Smith, NMSU electrical engineering alumnus, has received the Western Society of Engineers Washington Award.
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.
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.
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.
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.
William Runyan Ellett, 59, of Amarillo died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010.
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.