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Virtual New Mexico AMP Student Research Conference brings statewide audience

DATE: 11/20/2020 WRITER: Jeanne Garland , 575-646-7801, garland@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Jeanne Garland , 575-646-7801, garland@nmsu.edu Approximately 225 attendees were present for the 2020 Virtual New Mexico Alliance for Minority Participation Student Research Conference. New Mexico State University hosted the event that included university and community college students and faculty; high school juniors, seniors; and advisers from…
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WERC Environmental Design Contest at NMSU becomes a 2020 IEEE Conference

DATE: 11/17/2020 WRITER: Ginger Scarbrough , 575-646-8171, gscarbro@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Ginger Scarbrough, 575-646-8171, gscarbro@nmsu.edu The 30th WERC Environmental Design Contest, sponsored by the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University, resulted in the publication of four team papers in conference proceedings by the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit…
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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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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 TRIO STEM-H Student Support Services Program receives $1.2 million in funding

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $1.2 million grant to the New Mexico State University TRIO STEM-H Student Support Services Program. The grant will continue to fund services for students through 2025.

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