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In Memoriam: J.R. “Jim” Walls, ME

According to Denton Wood Funeral Home, Jimmy Ray Walls, 86, of Pecos River Drive, Carlsbad, NM graduated to his heavenly home on January 10, 2018.  Visitation will be at Denton-Wood Funeral Home, 2:00 – 4:00 PM, Sunday, January 14, 2018.  Services will be held at First Assembly of God, 1502 W Mermod, Carlsbad, NM, 10:00…
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In Memoriam: Bruce Caskey, ME AE

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Krishna Kota honored at spring convocation

New Mexico State University faculty and staff were welcomed back to campus on Tuesday, Jan. 16, during the spring 2018 convocation ceremony at NMSU’s Atkins Recital Hall. Every fall and spring, convocation is held to honor excellence on campus. “This has been a good year for NMSU on a number of fronts – the size…
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NMSU electrical engineering professor studies acoustics

As an assistant professor in the Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at New Mexico State University, Steven Sandoval is conducting research that could affect acoustics and signal processing.

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First Las Cruces Space Festival planned in April

Palm Springs has its film festival. Coachella is synonymous with its music and arts festival. Now a group of civic, business and aerospace leaders aim to follow suit by launching the Las Cruces Space Festival.

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NMSU retiree receives lifetime aeronautical achievement award

Erich Klein, former aerospace engineer and balloon engineer specialist for New Mexico State University’s Physical Science Laboratory, received the Otto C. Winzen Lifetime Achievement award from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

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KOB: Perseverance Personified

                                                     

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Ricklin Named New Director of CMU Software Engineering Institute Software Solutions Division

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute today announced the appointment of Dr. Jennifer Ricklin as director of the SEI’s Software Solutions Division. A federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), the SEI helps government and industry organizations develop and operate software systems that are secure and reliable. The SEI’s Software…
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Las Cruces Utilities Collaboration leads to Algae Breakthroughs

By Cassie MccCure and Suzanne Michaels   Over the past decade, New Mexico State University (NMSU) College of Engineering Professor Nagamany Nirmalakhandan (known as Dr. Khandan) has investigated how algae – yes, that simple green stuff that grows in stagnant water – removes contaminants from wastewater. The specific microalgae used by Dr. Khandan and his…
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Professional Aerospace Contractors Association presents gift to engineering

Ronald Unruh (right), BFI officer of the Board of Directors for the  Professional Aerospace Contractors Association of New Mexico, presented Sarah Babins and Mark Gladden from the NMSU Founcation with a generous $15,000 gift for the College of Engineering The Professional Aerospace Contractors Association (PACA) of New Mexico was founded in 1984 to promote a healthy…
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