Resource for Investigators

Office of Engineering Research Staff


Gabriela “Gaby” Cisneros
Associate Research Engineer


Hongmei Luo
Associate Dean for Research


Gloria Jacquez
Program Coordinator


 Linda Schauer
Grants and Contract Administrator


Brieanna Wells
Program Manager

The Office of Engineering Research (OER) is responsible in helping principal investigators in all pre-award phases of grant applications. In order to meet federal requirements, all grant applications, along with university-required forms, are reviewed by OER before submission to the funding agency.
Contact Information
New Mexico State University
Office of Engineering Research, MSC ENGR
P.O. Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
Email: Telephone: (575) 646-3422
Address: 1100 S. Horseshoe  Location: Goddard Hall (GO) Room 310

NMSU (Internal) Research Portal

Proposal Development

Grant opportunities (pivot)
Limited submission opportunities
Proposal submission process
NMSU Foundation Proposal Development and Corporate & Foundation Relations
Research Proposal Budget Template (.xlsx)
Logic Model Development Guide (facilitates thinking, planning, and communications about program objectives and actual accomplishments)
Data management plan tool (DMPTool)

Additional Faculty Support

Equipment program, NMSU labs and user facilities
Funding opportunities for junior faculty
Research opportunities for faculty (including Summer research programs)
Mini-grant program to support proposal development (2017-2019)
Multi-year, internal funding program to support major proposal development efforts (2019-2024)
Faculty travel support to meet with program managers or program officers (contact OER if PI account has less than $5000)

Graduate Students

Doctoral Student Conference Travel Application
Graduate student award and fellowship opportunities
OER graduate student first-year fellowship (for recruiting new PhD students, under consideration)
OER graduate student dissertations fellowship (after comprehensive exam, more than 2 first-author paper at NMSU, under consideration)

Research Administration Services

Facilities and Administrative Rate
Proposal development group

Office of Institutional Analysis

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(Office of Engineering Staff from left to right: Linda Schauer, Brieanna Wells, Gloria Jacquez, Phillip De Leon, Jezelly Milian, and Gabriela “Gaby” Cisneros)