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NMSU to award more than 1,200 bachelor’s, advanced degrees during fall commencement

WRITER: Melissa R. Rutter More than 1,200 New Mexico State University students are projected to participate in the fall commencement ceremony. Commencement weekend will begin the evening of Friday, Dec. 7, with a hooding ceremony for doctoral candidates at the Pan American Center at 6 p.m. Following that, students receiving their bachelor’s and master’s degrees…
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Music, engineering an unlikely duo for NMSU Pride Marching band members

It’s an average week for New Mexico State University’s Pride of New Mexico Marching Band members as they learn “Hips don’t lie” by Shakira for a medley during a halftime show at Aggie football games.

What might be surprising is the number of engineering majors in the ensemble – 27 members.

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Industrial engineering student commercializes vacuum technology with help from Arrowhead’s TechMatch program

WRITER: Adriana M. Chavez Trashard Mays, a graduate student at New Mexico State University, is using valuable resources provided by Arrowhead Center at NMSU to commercialize vacuum technology developed by the Air Force Research Laboratory that solves a problem scientists and technicians have grappled with for years. Through its TechMatch program, Arrowhead Center is working…
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NMSU engineering students earn accolades at international design competition

After spending two years working on a personal mobility device, a group of New Mexico State University College of Engineering students were rewarded with top honors at the Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education (PACE) Global Annual Forum held in Detroit, Michigan, at the General Motors Warren Tech Center in late July.

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DPU Interns Put Knowledge To Practice

College students Tyler Mobraten, Lucas Montoya and Preston Torres are taking their education out of the classroom and into the workplace.

All three are serving summer internships with the Los Alamos County Department of Public Utilities. Their internships began June 4 and run through Aug.1.

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Aggie Innovation Space integration to enhance education, research and outreach

Students in the College of Engineering have access to three distinct spaces that enable creative problem solving. The college is now planning to integrate them, increasing their capabilities and better serving the student population and the community.

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NMSU engineers’ research focused on protecting government computer systems

At a time when security is a concern for everyone, it is a top priority for our government. A group of New Mexico State University engineering researchers is working with Sandia National Laboratories to ensure the integrated circuits they develop are protected by devising a scheme that will continuously monitor their operation. If abnormal behavior is detected, the NMSU security scheme will shut the circuit down before anything malicious occurs.

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Spaceport Cup welcomes back teams

The Spaceport America cup welcomes back teams representing universities from around the world next week for the largest international intercollegiate rocket engineering competition. NMSU’s Atomic Aggies were among them.

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Women in engineering profile: Mallika Bandyopadhyay

International Women in Engineering Day, celebrated on June 23, 2018, celebrates the achievements of females in various engineering industries. Here’s a Q&A with Mallika Bandyopadhyay.

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NMSU custodian overcomes language barriers, earns engineering degree

DATE: 06/25/2018 WRITER: Tiffany Acosta, 575-646-3929, tfrank@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Oscar Murillo, 575-646-8079, aarmando@nmsu.edu Since 2005, Oscar Murillo has worked full-time at New Mexico State University. At the same time, he studied in the classroom and this spring, earned an NMSU bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. A custodian with the Facilities and Services department, Murillo has worked…
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