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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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NMSU chemical engineering master’s student receives prestigious research fellowship

From the very start of his engineering education at New Mexico State University, Joshua Gomez made the best of every opportunity that came his way. His hard work, passion for chemical engineering and research earned him a fellowship from the National GEM Consortium, tuition for his master’s degree, a stipend for other expenses, and two summers of experience conducting research at a national laboratory.

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NMSU engineering ranks twelfth among U.S. Best Value Engineering Schools

The College of Engineering at New Mexico State University has just been ranked 12th among the 50 Best Value Engineering Schools for 2019 from a total pool of more than 500 eligible engineering schools. NMSU’s ranking is above that of close by competing engineering schools: The University of New Mexico, ranked at 18; and the University of Texas at El Paso, ranked at 27. NMSU also ranks third highest among 15 peer institutions with engineering colleges of similar size and composition.

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NMSU’s Aggie Innovation Space helps research flies’ eyes

Biology researchers at New Mexico State University are using flies to study degeneration of human eyesight with the help of student engineers from the Aggie Innovation Space. Luke Sanchez, a biology major and student regent at NMSU, is working with a team of biologists under the supervision of Jennifer Curtiss in the Drosophila (fruit fly) Research Lab. The team seeks to better understand the effects of environmental stress on eye structure and function using flies as a model.

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