Aggie Ingeniero, September 2015

Ingeniero Logo

September 2015


Engineering Events Calendar

Alumni News

Chavez promoted by Sandia

Wirth Chair honors NREL’s Dan Arvizu

In Memoriam: Armando De La Paz

Contact Us

Aggie Ingeniero is produced by the New Mexico State University College of Engineering. Comments and items for possible inclusion may be sent to



NMSU researchers design fish ‘backpack’ to advance underwater research

WRITER: Dana Beasley

A new underwater stimulation system created by collaborators at New Mexico State University will assist in the study of electrical activity in aquatic vertebrates. This new technology may also help NMSU researchers reveal the connection between electricity and tissue regeneration in certain species of fish. Continue Reading »

Civil engineering professor appointed department head

WRITER: Kristen Sullivan

David Jauregui, a professor of civil engineering in the New Mexico State University College of Engineering, has recently been appointed as the Department of Civil Engineering Department Head.Continue Reading »

WRITER: Kristen Sullivan

Thomas Jenkins, a professor of engineering technology at the New Mexico State University College of Engineering, has recently been appointed as the Engineering Technology and Surveying Engineering Department Head.Continue Reading »

White House touts NMSU program as “Bright Spot in Hispanic Education”

New Mexico State University’s College Migrant Assistance Program (CAMP) was named one of the country’s “Bright Spots in Hispanic Education.” More than 230 programs and organizations are now listed online in the national catalog that recognizes their commitment to narrowing the Latino achievement gap. Continue Reading »

At 50, gorge bridge has (steel) got it

WRITER: Andrew Oxford

Visitors to the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge often avoid looking straight down. But a team of engineers and students from New Mexico State University will pay particularly close attention to what is beneath their feet Sept. 17 when they begin a biennial inspection of the landmark. Continue Reading »

NMSU ranked in the top tier of U.S. News and World Report Best College 2016 rankings

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta

New Mexico State University has been recognized as a top tier university on the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges for 2016 National Universities rankings. Continue Reading »

NMSU researcher teams up with graduate student entrepreneur to develop a better protective shield

WRITER: Vicki L. Nisbett

A  New Mexico State University researcher and an engineering graduate student have partnered with Arrowhead Center’s student business incubator, Studio G, to further develop a protective shield technology to help reduce concussions and even save lives. Continue Reading »

NMSU and Howard University team up to broden participation in engineering

WRITER: Kristen Sullivan

Nearly 60 students transferring into the engineering programs at New Mexico State University and Howard University this fall semester received an extra boost to help them with the transition and become successful engineering students. They were participants in a National Science Foundation-funded Breaking New Ground program led by engineering faculty at the respective universities. Continue Reading »

NMSU begins participation in SARA to help students with interstate distance education

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta

This summer, New Mexico State University was approved to participate as an institution of the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) after the state of New Mexico joined the initiative in May. Vermont and Wyoming also joined 20 other states as members of SARA. Continue Reading »

NMSU’s Information and Communication Technology program offers online degree

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta

Technology is consistently changing. To keep up with the demands of the evolving technology, students can learn about useful tools needed in the field through New Mexico State University’s bachelor’s degree in information and communication technology. Continue Reading »

College of Engineering Homecoming Events

The College of Engineering welcomes alumni to events and celebrations during Homecoming to be held Oct. 19-25. This year’s celebration will be combined with Tough Enough To Wear Pink Week. Continue Reading »