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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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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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In Memoriam: Gordon Gary Freeman

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In Memoriam: Harold David Cunningham, Sr.

Harold David Cunningham, Sr. born in Arrey NM 12-10-1926 to Mary Catherine Sloan and Middleton David Cunningham, died in Santa Fe NM 12-04-2017 at his home. It was a good long run, his last words, “Is it over yet?” Harold loved nature, red chile, pecans, faith, tennis, animals and birds, his dogs, mountains, canyons and…
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Yanling Leng joins Clark Engineering

Dr. Yanling Leng has joined Clark Engineering as a senior project engineer in their Sioux Falls office. Dr. Leng is a Registered Professional Engineer experienced in bridge design, load rating and forensic analysis. She holds a Ph.D. in civil engineering, with a minor in applied statistics from New Mexico State University. Most recently, Dr. Leng…
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Brianna Freeman concludes historical Aggie career

WRITER: Christopher Kennedy   New Mexico State women’s basketball forward Brianna Freeman graduated from New Mexico State University on Saturday, Dec. 9 with multiple accolades to her credit. Freeman was not only a stand-out athlete on the court for a successful Aggie program, but she also earned an electrical and computer engineering degree in just…
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In Memoriam: Mariano Gabino Chavez

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Alvy Ray Smith, co-founder of Pixar, to speak at NMSU Thursday

Alvy Ray Smith, co-founder of Pixar, to speak at NMSU Thursday WRITER: Linda Fresques New Mexico State University graduate and honorary doctorate recipient Alvy Ray Smith, who co-founded Pixar and shared two Academy Awards for technical advances in digital media, will speak in the Corbett Center Student Union auditorium at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7….
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Two engineering alumni honored during NMSU Homecoming

The New Mexico State University Alumni Association honored two College of Engineering alumni during Homecoming 2017 celebrations. Eloy Torrez, founder, owner and president of SEI Group, Inc. was honored as the College of Engineering Distinguished Alumnus. The Distinguished Alumni awards, established in 1956, recognize living NMSU alumni who have achieved national or international distinction through…
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Where are they now: Charley Johnson

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