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Smart Robot Bed prototype earns recognition for NMSU engineering team

A team of New Mexico State University engineering students have won accolades for their design and prototype of the Smart Robot Bed, a device that can assist elderly and bedridden people regain some sense of independence as well as caregivers.

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Civil engineering assistant professor receives prestigious NSF CAREER award

Date: June 16, 2021 Writer: Vladimir Avina, vlad23@nmsu.edu, 575-646-7235 Contact: Ehsan Dehghan-Niri, niri@nmsu.edu, 575-646-3514 Researching an unusual primate from Madagascar landed Ehsan Dehghan-Niri, assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at New Mexico State University, the 2021 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development award.   The $579,236 CAREER award will be distributed over…
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NMSU Arrowhead Center receives $1 million for clean energy tech development

Arrowhead Center at New Mexico State University will receive $1 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to encourage the development and commercialization of new high-tech clean technologies in New Mexico, the DOE announced Friday. The project, an expansion of the New Mexico Clean Energy Resilience and Growth, or NM CERG, Cluster at Arrowhead Center is in collaboration with the New Mexico Economic Development Department, Los Alamos National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories. 

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Two NMSU Teams Funded by NASA EPSCoR Rapid Response Research Program

NASA EPSCoR program provides seed funding to eligible institutions to enhance nationally-competitive capabilities in aerospace and aerospace-related research in EPSCoR states.

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Virtual town hall at NMSU to continue discussion on clean energy economy

On Tuesday, May 18, stakeholders from across New Mexico are invited to contribute to the continued conversation of the formation of a Clean Energy Economy Roadmap as part of a virtual town hall from 1 to 4 p.m. on Zoom. As a clean energy industry matures within the state, the associated commercial, educational, workforce and entrepreneurial opportunities for rural and urban centers alike, are expanding. The town hall’s intent is to illustrate a roadmap, designed to harness regional opportunities through regional stakeholder input, in support of a clean energy ecosystem in New Mexico.

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NMSU mechanical engineering professor receives second Fulbright Faculty award

Igor Sevostianov, professor in New Mexico State University’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has received a 2021-2022 Fulbright Faculty Fellowship award. With funding from the U.S. Department of State-sponsored award, Sevostianov will spend the spring 2022 semester in Sofia, Bulgaria, working with colleagues from the Institute of Mechanics at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

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Foudazi named honoree of first NMSU Intellectual Property Award

In celebration of World Intellectual Property Day April 26, New Mexico State University’s Office of the Vice President for Research and Arrowhead Center will recognize Reza Foudazi with the first NMSU Intellectual Property Award, which honors NMSU faculty or staff who have developed intellectual property with demonstrated societal, industrial or commercial benefits.

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NMSU Chancellor Dan Arvizu to serve on Border Industrial Association Board of Directors

New Mexico State University Chancellor Dan Arvizu has been named to the Border Industrial Association Board of Directors. The move will allow both the BIA and the NMSU system to better leverage their respective economic development operations in support of the regional economy.

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NMSU’s Physical Science Lab partners with uAvionix to support networked autonomous UAS operations

The New Mexico State University Physical Science Laboratory will partner with uAvionix to deploy SkyLine, uAvionix’s Managed Command and Control Platform, to support networked autonomous unmanned aircraft systems operations at the NMSU PSL UAS Flight Test Site.

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NMSU, Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education awarded grant to aid engineering students

With funding from a National Science Foundation grant, New Mexico State University and the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education will create a transfer model to help electrical engineering students.

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