Category Archives: Alumni News

In Memoriam: John J. Cunico, CE

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In Memoriam: Robert “Bob” Rogers, Ph.D. EE ’79

Robert (“Bob”) Rogers died on July 7, 2017 at Bella Sera Nursing facility in Ridgecrest California of complications from brain cancer. He was preceded in death by his father, Fred Terry Rogers, Jr. and his mother, Marguerite Moillett Rogers (Dr. Peggy Rogers). He was born in Ridgecrest on April 13, 1952, attended Burroughs High School,…
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Freese and Nichols expands El Paso team with two key water resources engineers

EL PASO, Texas – June 22, 2017 – Freese and Nichols, Inc. announces that water resources engineers Brad Kirksey, P.E., and Keeley Kirksey, P.E., have relocated to El Paso to join the firm’s growing team. Their expertise in dams and levees, water resources planning, and water and wastewater utilities will strengthen Freese and Nichols’ services…
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Stidworthy promoted by Bohannan Huston

Bruce Stidworthy Bruce Stidworthy, PE, LEED AP, has been promoted by Bohannan Huston Inc. to president and CEO. Stidworthy has been with the company for 22 years and has served as a leader in the community development and planning group, the executive committee, and the board of directors. He has a bachelor’s degree in civil…
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In Memoriam: James “Jim” Lester Boykin, BS ME, BS EE

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In Memoriam: Bobby Lee Tucker, BS CE

 

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In Memoriam: James “Jim” Lester Boykin, BS ME and EE

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Grateful NMSU alumnus pays it forward with engineering endowed scholarship

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta Growing up in rural Kansas, Richard Aldridge knew he didn’t want to be a rancher or a farmer. So, after high school, he traded in the cold winters on the family ranch for New Mexico State University and sunny days in Las Cruces in 1961. “I enjoyed math and science in high…
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Howard University Professor and Chair Dr. Nadir Yilmaz Named SAE International Fellow

WARRENDALE, Pa. (May 8, 2017) – SAE International announced that Professor Nadir Yilmaz was elected as a 2016-2017 SAE Fellow. Dr. Yilmaz was one of 23 Fellow inductees recognized during ceremonies at the WCX 17: SAE World Congress Experience in Detroit, Michigan. The highest grade of membership, SAE Fellow recognizes and honors long-term members who…
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Female engineer and rocket scientist honored

BY MARÍA G. ORTIZ-BRIONES mortizbriones@vidaenelvalle.com SACRAMENTO  When Sylvia Acevedo was a young girl, she had an epiphany that made her realized that science was just like cooking. “I had a big aha moment when I realized when you cook, you put ingredients together, you mixed them all up, and put heat to them, and that…
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