Aggie Ingeniero, May 2019




NMSU engineering has done very well at the legislative session that recently ended in Santa Fe. The legislature has approved close to $860k of capital outlay funds toward modernizing equipment, and $150k of recurring funds toward personnel, for the Aggie Innovation Space. These funds, along with the endowment established by Dan and Sheryl Arvizu, give AIS the jumpstart it badly needs. State Representative Micaela Lara Cadena (District 33) and Senator John Arthur Smith visited AIS during the holidays, and they were very helpful in championing our needs in the legislature. In addition, Senators Ron Griggs and Gregg Fulfer co-sponsored the bill, “Engineering and Surveying Scholarship,” which will provide funds for student scholarships.

We have a lot to be thankful for from this year’s legislative session.


Lakshmi N. Reddi
Dean, College of Engineering


Congratulations Spring 2019 Engineering Graduates!

Special recognition goes to:

  • Ingeniero Eminente: Debra P. Hicks, NMSU Engineering Alumna and Regent
  • Class of 1919 Special Award: Nicholas X. Marez, ET/SUR
  • Highest Honors: Ian Connor Rankin, ECE
  • College Outstanding Senior: Clayton Markison Miller, ET/SUR
  • CE Outstanding Senior: Enrique Manuel Asmar Barbosa
  • IE Outstanding Senior, Christy Briana Lopez
  • ET/SUR Outanding Senior, James P. Owen
  • Ian Connor Rankin, ECE Outstanding Senior
  • ME/AE Outstanding Senior, Brian Evan Saunders
  • CHME Outstanding Senior, David Jay Stoltzfus
  • Mason Scott Walls, EP Outstanding Senior




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