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New Mexico State University will host the 21st annual Unmanned Systems Aircraft Technical Analysis and Applications Center conference Tuesday, Dec. 10 through Thursday, Dec. 12 in Corbett Center Student Union and the Physical Science Laboratory.
From the very start of his engineering education at New Mexico State University, Joshua Gomez made the best of every opportunity that came his way. His hard work, passion for chemical engineering and research earned him a fellowship from the National GEM Consortium, tuition for his master’s degree, a stipend for other expenses, and two summers of experience conducting research at a national laboratory.
Supporters of New Mexico State University came together to raise more than $3.6 million for scholarships and programs across the state during the university’s fifth annual Giving Tuesday event, led by the NMSU Foundation.
The College of Engineering at New Mexico State University has just been ranked 12th among the 50 Best Value Engineering Schools for 2019 from a total pool of more than 500 eligible engineering schools. NMSU’s ranking is above that of close by competing engineering schools: The University of New Mexico, ranked at 18; and the University of Texas at El Paso, ranked at 27. NMSU also ranks third highest among 15 peer institutions with engineering colleges of similar size and composition.
Biology researchers at New Mexico State University are using flies to study degeneration of human eyesight with the help of student engineers from the Aggie Innovation Space. Luke Sanchez, a biology major and student regent at NMSU, is working with a team of biologists under the supervision of Jennifer Curtiss in the Drosophila (fruit fly) Research Lab. The team seeks to better understand the effects of environmental stress on eye structure and function using flies as a model.
New Mexico State University chemical engineering senior Jessica McDow won the undergraduate poster presentation at the Rio Grande Symposium on Advanced Materials in Albuquerque, New Mexico, for her presentation on advanced packaging concepts for microelectromechanical systems and other micro-systems applications.
The Department of Physics at New Mexico State University has received accreditation from the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) for its Bachelor of Science in physics, becoming the first ABET accredited fundamental-physics program in the nation.
To encourage collaboration across campus and celebrate the scholarly research and creative activity of faculty, staff and students, New Mexico State University will host Research and Creativity Week Nov. 11-15. Events are open to the public. More than 60 events will be held on campus, and will include keynote addresses, highlighted faculty talks, posters presentations, media installations, performances and musical events, presentations of film, theater and the arts along with professional development opportunities.