Aggie Ingeniero, January 2016

January 2016


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kammerdinerNew wearable sensor technology aims to reduce the risk of falling for the elderly


WRITER: Linda Fresques

Industrial Engineering Assistant Professor Alla Kammerdiner from the New Mexico State University College of Engineering is developing a wearable sensor technology that may alert older people when they are at risk of falling, enabling them to avoid serious injury. Continue Reading »

08/26/2013: NMSU chemical engineering department head David Rockstraw, left, advises a student. (photo by Darren Phillips)

NMSU Chemical, Materials Engineering Department Head earns Fellow recognition

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta

David A. Rockstraw, New Mexico State University’s Chemical and Materials Engineering Department Head, was selected as a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, which is the organization’s highest level of membership. Continue Reading »

08/22/2013: Students walk along the International Mall on the first day of class instruction. (photo by Darren Phillips)

NMSU helps students climb the social mobility ladder

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta

New Mexico State University ranks in the top 12 percent for schools that help improve their students’ economic status, according to CollegeNET’s Social Mobility Index ranking. Rankings are based on tuition, economic background, graduation rate, early career salary and endowment.  Continue Reading »

Luis%20MartinezAggie Innovation Space transitions to on-campus cooperative education program

WRITER: Kristen Sullivan

The Aggie Innovation Space at New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering has transitioned from a staff-led space to a student-led on-campus cooperative education opportunity, where student innovators manage themselves and provide technical assistance for their peers.  Continue Reading »

surveying detailSurveying students participating in national competition

The student professional organization known as NSPS NMPS New Mexico State University Surveying Chapter is a charted organization of the National Society of Professional Surveyors, the New Mexico Professional Surveyors and NMSU.  This March, several members of the team and their adviser Surveying Engineering Professor Kurt Wurm will travel to Arlington, Virginia to participae in the 2016 National Student Competition. Continue Reading »

NMSU students discover new skills through internship opportunities

WRITER: Adriana M. Chavez

A group of New Mexico State University students helped achieve significant contributions to innovations made in the world of unmanned aerial systems while discovering cutting edge skills. Continue Reading »

arrowhead-park-entrance_600xx360-540-0-0NMSU Arrowhead Center wins fifth NSF award for developing innovative technologies

WRITER: Adriana M. Chavez

New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center has received its fifth award from the National Science Foundation I-Corps this year. Created in 2011, the I-Corps is a program of initiatives designed to foster entrepreneurship among scientists and engineers with the goal of commercializing NSF-funded basic research. Continue Reading »

 NMSU alumnus Travis Burkhard, left, of Sandia National Laboratories speaks with a student about internship opportunities during a career fair at Corbett Center on campus. (Photo by Darren Phillips)Employers sought for NMSU Career Services 11th annual career fair

New Mexico State University’s Career Services invites potential employers to attend its 11th annual Career Connections Fair on Feb. 2-3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the third floor ballrooms of the Corbett Center Student Union. The event is co-sponsored by the College of Engineering. Continue Reading »