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NMSU engineering professor receives Department of Defense DURIP grant

Krishna Kota, associate professor of thermal sciences and energy in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at New Mexico State University, has received a nearly $250,000 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research to purchase equipment for conducting research on the cooling of directed-energy weapon systems.

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NMSU civil engineers receive national award for railroad testing research

New Mexico State University Civil Engineering Assistant Professor Ehsan Dehghan-Niri and Ph.D. candidate Sina Zamen received a 2020 fellowship from the American Society for Non-Destructive Testing. The fellowship award was based on their proposal, “Evaluation of Rolling Contact Fatigue cracks on railheads using nonlinear ultrasound in phase-space domain.”

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Electrify New Mexico is scheduled for Oct. 14, 2020

Date: 09/11/2020 Contact: Sara Patricolo, 575-646-7852, spatrico@nmsu.edu On Oct. 14, statewide stakeholders and energy professionals will come together to discuss the opportunities to advance adoption of beneficial electric technologies – their most beneficial applications and efficiencies – as well as public policy and market and workforce opportunities associated with beneficial electrification. “Electrify New Mexico” is…
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Download College of Engineering Virtual Backgrounds

To download the virtual backgrounds right-click on your mouse and select “Save Image”.

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NMSU researchers to test wastewater samples for early detection of COVID-19

A team of researchers at New Mexico State University is developing protocols to test wastewater samples as a possible method for early detection of SARS CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The team is an interdisciplinary effort from the colleges of Engineering, Arts and Sciences, and Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

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NMSU reminds campus visitors that masks, social distancing are required

New Mexico State University’s Las Cruces campus continues to allow community members to access outdoor spaces for walking, exercising and enjoying the sunshine, but university leaders are reminding visitors to all NMSU system campuses that they must comply with state public health orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and that closing campus is an option if needed.

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Two New Mexico Professors Recognized for Outstanding Mentorship

Two New Mexico professors have been selected for this year’s NM EPSCoR Mentor Award — Dr. Olga Lavrova and Dr. Ali Bidram. Nominated by their mentees, both recipients stand out for their exceptional efforts to build strong professional and interpersonal relationships with students; advance their mentees’ academic, research, and professional goals; and create inclusive environments for diverse students.

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NMSU researchers examine robotic harvesting, data gathering in chile pepper fields

Increasingly scarce irrigation resources and labor availability are key components impacting the sustainability of the New Mexico chile pepper industry.

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NMSU students continue Nicaraguan water project from home

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, a project of nearly a year in the making to provide residents of Oyanca, Nicaragua with potable water continues from New Mexico State University, with hope of finishing the on-site work next summer. Engineering Technology Professor Kenny Stevens and a group of NMSU students are working to increase the amount of water that hydraulic ram pumps deliver for the community.

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NMSU inks agreement with ExxonMobil to conduct produced water research

New Mexico State University and ExxonMobil have signed an agreement that will create a collaboration to coordinate research involving produced water projects and provide educational opportunities for students.

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