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NMSU engineering student research presentations win top awards

Students from the Department of Civil Engineering at New Mexico State University received numerous awards at NMSU’s recent virtual Research and Creativity Week event. Eight civil engineering students presented their projects with four placing in the top 10 of all presentations.

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Patent and Trademark Resource Center at NMSU helps inventors with patent process

In October 2017, the Patent and Trademark Resource Center at New Mexico State University’s Zuhl Library hosted a United States Patent and Trademark Office training event. Members of the campus and community attended to learn more about the patent process.

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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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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.” 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 radio signals in New Mexico from his hand-built radio station…
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Professional master’s 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.   “The Graduate School is very excited to be offering the master’s degree…
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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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