Category Archives: Research

Newsmakers 1318 – Physical Science Laboratory 75th Anniversary

PSL, the Physical Science Laboratory at New Mexico State University, is celebrating its 75th anniversary. Fred Martino talks with PSL Director Eric Sanchez and PSL retiree Bernie McCune.

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Smart Robot Bed prototype earns recognition for NMSU engineering team

A team of New Mexico State University engineering students have won accolades for their design and prototype of the Smart Robot Bed, a device that can assist elderly and bedridden people regain some sense of independence as well as caregivers.

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Civil engineering assistant professor receives NSF CAREER award

Date: June 16, 2021 Writer: Vladimir Avina, vlad23@nmsu.edu, 575-646-7235 Contact: Ehsan Dehghan-Niri, niri@nmsu.edu, 575-646-3514 Researching an unusual primate from Madagascar landed Ehsan Dehghan-Niri, assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at New Mexico State University, the 2021 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development award.   The $579,236 CAREER award will be distributed over…
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Two NMSU Teams Funded by NASA EPSCoR Rapid Response Research Program

NASA EPSCoR program provides seed funding to eligible institutions to enhance nationally-competitive capabilities in aerospace and aerospace-related research in EPSCoR states.

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NMSU mechanical engineering professor receives second Fulbright Faculty award

Igor Sevostianov, professor in New Mexico State University’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has received a 2021-2022 Fulbright Faculty Fellowship award. With funding from the U.S. Department of State-sponsored award, Sevostianov will spend the spring 2022 semester in Sofia, Bulgaria, working with colleagues from the Institute of Mechanics at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

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Intelligent.com names NMSU industrial engineering master’s program one of best for 2021

  Intelligent.com, a resource for online degree rankings and higher education planning, has announced the Top 45 Master’s in Industrial Engineering Degree Programs for 2021. Among them is New Mexico State University’s Industrial Engineering Master’s Program. The comprehensive research guide is based on an assessment of 192 accredited colleges and universities in the nation. Each…
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NMSU receives NASA Early Stage Innovations grant

New Mexico State University was selected to receive a NASA Early Stage Innovations grant to conduct game-changing space technology research. NMSU’s proposal was one of 14 university-led research proposals chosen to receive up to $650,000 from NASA’s Space Technology Research Grants program for up to three years.

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New solar-still technologies hold promise

A team of engineering researchers at New Mexico State University are making headway toward developing technologies that will make the production of freshwater more efficient and cost effective through the use of solar stills. Their work could provide a viable solution for the world’s water-stressed regions.

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NMSU’s Physical Science Lab joins SelectUSA UAS Virtual Inbound Investment Mission

New Mexico State University’s Physical Science Laboratory and a team of New Mexico leaders in unmanned aircraft systems and economic development will participation in SelectUSA’s UAS Virtual Inbound Investment Mission, Jan. 25-28. Selected participants in this event include 122 international delegates, representing 70 companies from 19 countries.

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NMSU researchers find masks, distance important collaborative tools for COVID-19 protection

DATE: 01/20/2021 WRITER: Tiffany Acosta, 575-646-3929, tfrank@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Krishna Kota, 575-646-5720, kkota@nmsu.edu A team of researchers from the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University have published a study that tests the effectiveness of face masks in close human interactions. The study, “Can face masks offer protection from airborne sneeze and cough droplets in close-up, face-to-face human…
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