Category Archives: Research News

NMSU named to top 20 among 2017-2018 Best Online Colleges

DATE: 04/10/2018 WRITER: Melissa R. Rutter, 575-646-4211, mrrutter@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Greg Fant , 575-646-2127, gfant@nmsu.edu New Mexico State University has been ranked in the top 20 as one of the most affordable online universities according to College Choice. With 50 universities nationwide being recognized, NMSU ranked 19th and is the only university in the Southwest to…
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Special Research Edition of Panorama

This special Research Edition of Panorama, formerly known as the Research & Resources Magazine, will be one of three NMSU alumni and friends magazines that you will receive throughout the year highlighting NMSU’s greatest accomplishments and most fascinating stories. A Student Research Tradition For 22 years, NMSU has inspired undergraduate research The research is highly…
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Civil engineer developing methods to monitor aging infrastructure

Writer: Linda Fresques It was a national tragedy that inspired New Mexico State University Civil Engineering Assistant Professor Ehsan Dehghan-Niri to pursue a quest to make the world a safer place by means of his field of study in advanced nondestructive evaluation (NDE/NDT) and structural health monitoring (SHM). While he was an undergraduate student in…
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All-girl engineer team solving space station water problem

Author: Diana Alba Soular, Las Cruces Sun-News Published: 9:17 AM EDT April 12, 2018 Updated: 11:17 AM EDT April 12, 2018 Lacyn Touchard, an environmental engineering student from Louisiana State University along with her team, practices what they will be saying to judges as they present their system for direct potable water reuse at the…
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NMSU team tackles issue facing space station

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Chemical engineering senior finds passion for research at NMSU

During an advising session as a freshman at New Mexico State University, Norann Calhoun received a flyer for the New Mexico Space Grant Consortium. She started attending meetings for the program in fall 2014, and she will graduate in May with not only a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering but also with four years of experience as a student researcher.

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A river of research

Nagamany Nirmalakhandan, professor of civil engineering at New Mexico State University, was named as the first holder of the Ed and Harold Foreman Endowed Chair in Civil Engineering in 2011. In 2016, this prolific researcher and esteemed teacher received a renewal of that five-year honor, making him the only holder of the chair.

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NMSU civil engineer wins national leadership fellowship for water research

WRITER: Linda Fresques Environmental Engineering Associate Professor Pei Xu has been at New Mexico State University for just five years, but she is already earning accolades in the national arena for her research on the development of alternative water supplies. In late February, Xu was named an American Association for the Advancement of Science Alan…
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Summit looks at border water issues

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NMSU collaborating in Sustainable Bio-economy for Arid Regions project

Writer: Jane Moorman Developing sustainable energy sources is a national quest of scientists in both the private industry and public university sector. Among these endeavors is the recently started Sustainable Bio-economy for Arid Regions project led by the University of Arizona. Sangu Angadi, New Mexico State University crop physiologist and associate professor, holds a guar plant…
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