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NMSU design team to compete at international finals

Microplastics polluting the Pacific Ocean could be cleaned up and recycled with the help of an invention created by Crustacean, a design team at New Mexico State University.

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NMSU engineering students to design device to measure ocean temperatures

Students from the New Mexico State University College of Engineering in collaboration with NMSU’s Biology Department and X2nSat, a full-service satellite network operator, are launching a project to measure Pacific Ocean temperatures during the Pacific Cup race.

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NMSU engineering alumnus honors father with scholarship

DATE: 02/26/2020 WRITER: Tiffany Acosta, 575-646-3929, tfrank@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Cindy Gwaltney Nicholson, 575-646-4665, cindynic@nmsu.edu To honor his father’s legacy as a lifelong educator who was happiest in the classroom, Roy Trujillo knew he wanted to help students. As a result, Trujillo established a scholarship in the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University. The Mr. Ben Trujillo Memorial…
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NMSU College of Engineering, Arrowhead Center seek clean energy entrepreneurs

New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering and Arrowhead Center are collaborating to focus on clean energy as a business opportunity. They are seeking entrepreneurs and businesses to apply to the new EnergySprint, a five-week venture builder for New Mexico innovators in clean energy technology. Applications close March 6.

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NMSBrew Bakery Beers take first in national brewing competition

Making beer just got a whole lot sweeter for New Mexico State University’s NMSBrew team members. The Rio Grande local section from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) won both best-in-show and the grand prize at the 2019 AIChE Young Professionals’ Beer Brewing Competition.

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NMSU engineering students investigate new thermal power technology

New Mexico State University engineering students have been assessing how a cutting-edge thermal power technology developed in the cold climes of Sweden might work in our arid environment. Their work may someday lead to an installation of the technology on campus—the first-of-its-kind in the United States and the first in a desert climate.

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Vega honors father with scholarship for engineering students

Since joining Dow Chemical in 1998, Louis Vega ’91 has carried the Olympic torch at the Sochi, PyeongChang and Rio Olympics, and held executive positions across the globe in Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates and Australia.

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NMSU Career Services to host 15th annual Career Connections Career Fair

With more than 100 employers registered, New Mexico State University students and alumni along with community members can attend the 15th annual Career Connections Fair Feb. 4-5. NMSU Career Services will host the two-day event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Corbett Center Student Union throughout the third floor.

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NMSU’s annual concrete school set for Jan. 10-11

The College of Engineering at New Mexico State University, in partnership with the New Mexico Ready Mix Concrete and Aggregates Association, will host concrete training for the construction industry Jan. 10-11. The 56th annual Samuel P. Maggard Quality Concrete School is designed for concrete professionals, contractors, professional engineers and students.

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NMSU to host UAS TAAC conference Dec. 10-12

New Mexico State University will host the 21st annual Unmanned Systems Aircraft Technical Analysis and Applications Center conference Tuesday, Dec. 10 through Thursday, Dec. 12 in Corbett Center Student Union and the Physical Science Laboratory.

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