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February 2016


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Reuy-Hung Chen is the new Mechanical and Aerospace department head in the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University. (Courtesy photo) FEB16

New mechanical, aerospace engineering department head arrives at NMSU

As a young boy growing up in Taiwan, Reuy-Hung Chen watched his father, a mechanical engineer, design and build devices at home, and he was inspired to follow in those footsteps. This semester, Chen joined the New Mexico State University College of Engineering faculty as the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering department head….
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NMSU College of Engineering Associate Dean of Academics Sonya Cooper (NMSU photo by Darren Phillips)

Associate dean travels to help preserve landmarks

Writer: Tiffany Acosta
For many engineers building things is a draw to the profession, but for Sonya Cooper preserving structures is her passion. Cooper, associate dean of academics at New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering, spent the fall semester on sabbatical developing treatments to stabilize, preserve and restore landmarks for the United States National…Continue Reading »

 Engineering students receive $35K in research awards

The New Mexico Space Grant Consortium awarded six New Mexico State University College of Engineering students with Research Scholarships/Fellowships for the spring 2016 and fall 2016 semesters totaling $35,000…Continue Reading »

Foreman Excellence Awards presented

Two College of Engineering employees were recognized this January with Foreman Awards of Excellence. the awards were presented during the College of Engineering Spring Convocation by Interim Dean Steven Stochaj…Continue Reading »

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Writer: Damien Willis, Las Cruces Sun-News 6:17 p.m. MST February 13, 2016

As students of all ages from across New Mexico competed Saturday in a statewide robotics competition on the campus of New Mexico State University, an organization devoted to encouraging girls to seek out careers in science and engineering had its monthly board meeting just three blocks away…Continue Reading »

NMSU’s Arrowhead Center receives elite National Science Foundation award to create Aggie I-Corps

Writer: Lauren Goldstein

Arrowhead Center at New Mexico State University was awarded a three-year, $300,000 grant last week for the Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Sites program. I-Corps is a National Science Foundation (NSF) initiative to leverage university research to create new innovative businesses and increase the economic impact of inventions created at research institutions around the…Continue Reading »