Aggie Ingeniero, December 2017

08/15/16: New dean of the NMSU College of Engineering Lakshmi N. Reddi (Photo by Victoria Palombit)

In preparation for our accreditation visits in 2018, our departments are actively compiling their periodic assessment data.  These self-assessments are moments of opportunity to examine the relevance of our programs in terms of their ability to address regional workforce needs and the evolving engineering landscape. NMSU, like most other engineering colleges in the U.S., uses traditional nomenclature to characterize its programs, for example civil, mechanical and electrical engineering, etc. This time-tested nomenclature serves most practical purposes; however, it fails to make visible research and teaching activities at the interfaces of these departments conducted by faculty clusters sharing common interests.  Examples are advanced manufacturing, software engineering, energy engineering, aerospace engineering, water resources, etc.  We have just begun a concerted set of efforts to delineate our strengths not readily visible through the names of our departments.  Our goal, through these efforts, is to bring enhanced visibility to these programs and to identify the possibility of making faculty appointments in multiple departments through affiliated or joint faculty status.  I look forward to sharing our progress on these efforts in a subsequent newsletter. 

Lakshmi N. Reddi
Dean, College of Engineering

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