Category Archives: STEM News

NMSU Atomic Aggies Launch at Spaceport America

New Mexico State University’s student rocket team the “Atomic Aggies” held two successful rocket launches at Spaceport America on Saturday, September 19.

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NMSU’s national top tier university ranking improves

For the eighth time in the last nine years, New Mexico State University has been recognized as a top tier university on the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges for 2021 National Universities rankings.

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NMSU to offer BEST Robotics Outbreak Online, virtual robotics competition open call for teams

New Mexico BEST Robotics in partnership with the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University announces open recruitment for teams to participate in the 2020 BEST Robotics Program and Competition: Outbreak Online.

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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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NMSU Pride band plays on with the help of student-designed masks

New Mexico State University’s Pride of New Mexico Marching Band, known as “The World’s Most Dangerous Marching Band,” may now be the world’s safest, after a student created two different types of masks that allow members to continue playing the music they love while still reducing the spread of COVID-19.

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NASA EPSCoR Awards NMSU a Cooperative Agreement for Research and Development

Dr. Igor Sevostianov, NMSU Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, was selected for this NASA EPSCoR Research CAN funding. Dr. Sevostianov’s project, titled “Next Generation Additive Manufacturing for Space Applications,” focuses on the development of a methodology for quality control and optimization of processing parameters for Additive Manufacturing (AM).

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NMSU engineering grant to focus on first-generation, low-income student success

As a land-grant institution, as well as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, New Mexico State University’s principle goals are to enhance student success and social mobility. A recently awarded $2.1 million National Science Foundation grant to the College of Engineering is directly aimed at achieving that, helping first-generation, low-income students succeed in engineering.

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Two New Mexico Professors Recognized for Outstanding Mentorship

Two New Mexico professors have been selected for this year’s NM EPSCoR Mentor Award — Dr. Olga Lavrova and Dr. Ali Bidram. Nominated by their mentees, both recipients stand out for their exceptional efforts to build strong professional and interpersonal relationships with students; advance their mentees’ academic, research, and professional goals; and create inclusive environments for diverse students.

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Virtual town hall at NMSU invites statewide input for Clean Energy Economy Roadmap

Stakeholders from across New Mexico are invited to contribute to the formation of a Clean Energy Economy Roadmap as part of a virtual town hall to be held Aug. 5. The Clean Energy Economy Town Hall is hosted by New Mexico State University’s Innovation and Commercialization for a Regional Energy Workforce project.

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