NMSU program intends to place women, minorities in science and engineering careers

Over the past two years, the New Mexico State University College of Engineering has been developing a program to increase the graduation rates of underrepresented minorities, particularly minority women, and place them into science and engineering careers.

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New engineering associate dean of academics joins NMSU

Antonio García, newly appointed associate dean of academics for the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University, brings more than 30 years of experience in academia with him, and the desire to do something to benefit the greater good.

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Tau Beta Pi Names McDonald Mentor Honoree

Knoxville, TN — Tau Beta Pi, The Engineering Honor Society, has named its 14th McDonald Mentor. The award celebrates excellence in mentoring and advising among Tau Beta Pi educators and engineers who consistently support the personal and professional development of their students and colleagues.

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Aggie engineer brings mobile device expertise to Resonant’s Board of Directors

Resonant Inc. (RESN), a leader in transforming the way radio frequency, or RF, front-ends are being designed and delivered for mobile handset and wireless devices, announced its board of directors has appointed Rubén Caballero to serve as a board member, increasing its total number of directors to eight, effective August 5, 2019. Caballero will also be providing technical advisory services to Resonant.

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NMSU among top four percent of Center for World University Rankings

According to the 2019-2020 Center for World University Rankings, New Mexico State University has been ranked in the top four percent of institutions of higher education worldwide. With 20,000 degree-granting institutions of higher education worldwide evaluated, this year NMSU ranked 783rd overall and earned a national rank of 187th. 

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NMSU College of Engineering receives $1.5 million U.S. EDA award

New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering has received a $1.5 million award from the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s 2019 Regional Innovation Strategies program i6 Challenge. As one of only 26 recipients, NMSU will create the Innovation and Commercialization for Regional Energy Workforce.

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Tuesday Morning Man: Scott Bailey

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NMSU’s PSL conducts unmanned aircraft systems detect and avoid tests for FAA

With increased popularity and usage of unmanned aerial systems, commonly referred to as drones, keeping the skies safe is critical. New Mexico State University is part of a team conducting testing to help the Federal Aviation Administration achieve that goal.

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Aggies Without Limits builds water system for Guatemalan town

A community of 350 people in Guatemala now have secured access to water with the help of New Mexico State University Aggies Without Limits, which funded, designed and built a potable water system. Consisting of a reservoir tank, pipelines and tap stands, the system distributes water to 55 families in the Mayan village of San Jose Lote 19, in the northwestern part of the country.

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Thomas Klein to lead Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center

Thomas M. Klein was recently named director of the Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center, administered by the New Mexico State University College of Engineering. Klein will lead collaboration among Los Alamos National Laboratory, the College of Engineering, the Nuclear Waste Partnership and Sandia National Laboratories in this internationally-recognized research facility.

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