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In Memoriam: Carlos I. Gutierrez

Troy, NY-Carlos I Gutierrez, 87 of Troy, passed on September 11, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Deming, NM to Marina and Jesus Gutierrez, Carlos was a loving and generous husband, father, grandfather, uncle, landlord, philanthropist, and friend. Carlos is survived by his wife, Patricia, daughters, Debbie (Randy) Thrasher, Natalie (Matt) Moses, Carla…
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NSF grant brings high-performance computing to New Mexico students, faculty

DATE: 10/06/2020 WRITER: Minerva Baumann, 575-646-7566, mbauma46@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Diana V. Dugas, 575-646-6498, dugasdvt@nmsu.edu To help meet the increased demand for technology jobs, a $400,000 National Science Foundation grant is helping New Mexico State University change the landscape for high-performance computing for students and faculty throughout New Mexico over the next two years. High-performance computers (HPCs)…
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NMSU’s Physical Science Laboratory awarded new 10-year, $92.8 million contract

New Mexico State University’s Physical Science Laboratory has been awarded a 10-year, $92,870,000 contact from the United States Department of Defense to support the information operations, vulnerability/survivability assessment and analysis program.

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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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Best Lawyers in America Recognition 2021

DALLAS – September 18, 2020 – Three attorneys from Carstens & Cahoon, LLC, were recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021. David Carstens, Vincent Allen and Colin Cahoon have been named in the 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for their high caliber. Allen, recognized in the practice area of Litigation –…
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Shawabkeh (Ph D 98) to lead Univ of Jordan Chemical Engineering

Dr. Reyad Shawabkeh (Ph D 1998, the first doctoral student from Dr. Rockstraw’s research group) has been selected Chairman of the Chemical Engineering Program at The University of Jordan. Dr. Shawabkeh specializes in adsorption and catalysis, has over 20 years of academic experience, published more than 100 publications with 17 US patents, and has received…
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In Memoriam: Jack L. Bacastow

Source: Published in Chicago Tribune on Sep. 20, 2020 Jack L. Bacastow, a long-time resident of Los Alamos and Santa Fe, died on September 15, 2020 at the age of 95, surrounded by his loving wife of almost 69 years, Diane (nee Janicek), their two children, Laurie and Daniel, and Daniel’s wife, Shelley Bacastow (nee…
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NMSU’s Electrify New Mexico sheds light on opportunities for beneficial electrification

In a continued dialogue of advancing a statewide clean energy economy, New Mexico State University invites interested individuals to join a discussion on beneficial electrification from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 14. The discussion will focus on new technologies, related opportunities and challenges, and strategies for educating an associated workforce. The event will take place online via Zoom.

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NMSU Atomic Aggies Launch at Spaceport America

New Mexico State University’s student rocket team the “Atomic Aggies” held two successful rocket launches at Spaceport America on Saturday, September 19.

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NM Alliance for Minority Participation conference is scheduled for Oct. 9 2020

The New Mexico Alliance for Minority Participation 2020 Virtual Student Research Conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 9. The conference offers a forum for students to present their STEM-research projects in two categories of university and community college competitions and also provides several interesting professional development workshops, including a workshop for…
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