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NMSU collaborates with Israeli companies to study water-saving technology

New Mexico State University is positioning itself as a leader in agricultural sustainability as a team of researchers embark on new projects to study groundbreaking water-saving technology.

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Documentary on Ralph Willis Goddard: New Mexico’s First Broadcaster

Take a trip back in time to 1920 with KRWG’s television documentary “Ralph Willis Goddard: New Mexico’s First Broadcaster,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10 on cable channel 22. The documentary follows the remarkable life and tragic death of the New Mexico State University professor for whom KRWG is named.   Goddard broadcasted the first…
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NMSU’s new engineering graduate program in information technology approved

DATE: 12/03/2020 WRITER: Linda Fresques, 575-646-7416, lfresque@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Rolfe Sassenfeld , 575-646-2512, rolfe@nmsu.edu New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering has a new graduate program in information technology. The Professional Master’s in Information Technology has received final approvals from the New Mexico Higher Learning Commission. This state-of-the-art, fully online graduate program is designed for working professionals who have…
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New Mexico Produced Water Research Consortium adds ExxonMobil as research sponsor

The New Mexico Produced Water Research Consortium, a joint effort between New Mexico State University and the New Mexico Environment Department, has received support from ExxonMobil as a research sponsor.

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NMSU, Los Ranchos help connect hops farmers with craft brewing industry

DATE: 11/09/2020 WRITER: Jane Moorman, 505-249-0527, jmoorman@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Kevin Lombard, 505-960-7757, klombard@nmsu.edu Craft brewing is one of the fastest growing niche markets in New Mexico. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions on businesses, including taprooms, there were 90-plus microbreweries in New Mexico, 40 of which were in the Albuquerque metroplex, according to the New Mexico…
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NMSU professor studies Madagascan lemur to revolutionize non-destructive testing methods

Deep in the rainforests of Madagascar lives an endangered lemur whose unique evolution is paving the way to improve non-destructive testing on aging infrastructure and composite materials.

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NMSU to host virtual Research and Creativity Week Nov. 10-13

New Mexico State University will host a completely virtual Research and Creativity Week Nov. 10-13 to highlight scholarly research and creative activity of faculty, staff and students. The interactive program is open to the NMSU campus and community.

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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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