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NMSU students continue Nicaraguan water project from home

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, a project of nearly a year in the making to provide residents of Oyanca, Nicaragua with potable water continues from New Mexico State University, with hope of finishing the on-site work next summer. Engineering Technology Professor Kenny Stevens and a group of NMSU students are working to increase the amount of water that hydraulic ram pumps deliver for the community.

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Engineering scholarship created to honor NMSU alumnus’ legacy

As a member of the military, James Sullivan traveled the world from Afghanistan to Kosovo and Massachusetts to Hawaii. He served in the United States Army and U.S. Army National Guard for 17 years.

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NMSU inks agreement with ExxonMobil to conduct produced water research

New Mexico State University and ExxonMobil have signed an agreement that will create a collaboration to coordinate research involving produced water projects and provide educational opportunities for students.

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NMSU team earns second-place district finish in national Solar District Cup

A student team from New Mexico State University was awarded a second-place finish in the United States Department of Energy’s Solar District Cup Collegiate Design Competition April 27.

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NMSU, DACC receive nearly $5 million NSF grant to help students earn engineering degrees

New Mexico State University and Doña Ana Community College have been awarded a five-year, almost $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The funds will support scholarships and guided pathways to help students earn bachelor’s degrees in engineering.

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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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