In Memoriam: William Wyatt Franklin

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NMSU engineering alumnus Richard Montoya was promoted to vice president – project sponsor for FNF Construction Inc.

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In Memoriam: Hubert Savelle

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NMSU team earns second-place district finish in national Solar District Cup

A student team from New Mexico State University was awarded a second-place finish in the United States Department of Energy’s Solar District Cup Collegiate Design Competition April 27.

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NMSU Alumni Association to honor outstanding spring graduates

The New Mexico State University Alumni Association has selected eight students set to graduate this spring for its top honor, the Outstanding Graduate Award. Selected for the Spring 2020 award are:

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NMSU, DACC receive nearly $5 million NSF grant to help students earn engineering degrees

New Mexico State University and Doña Ana Community College have been awarded a five-year, almost $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The funds will support scholarships and guided pathways to help students earn bachelor’s degrees in engineering.

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NMSU engineer’s earthworm-inspired devices may lead to soils exploration in space

DATE: 04/24/2020 WRITER: Linda Fresques, 575-646-7416, lfresque@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Douglas Cortes, 575-646-6012, dcortes@nmsu.edu New Mexico State University civil engineering associate professor Douglas Cortes is investigating the amazing burrowing abilities of the common earthworm, found in soil the world over, to study the characteristics of soils on Mars and Earth’s moon and identify life-sustaining substances. Cortes and…
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Arrowhead Innovation Fund’s associate fund manager named 2020 ‘31 Under 31’ venture capitalist

DATE: 04/23/2020 WRITER: Cassie McClure, 575-312-3242, cassie@mcclurepublications.com CONTACT: Beto Pallares, beto@aifvc.com The investment world is diversifying its real-world portfolio by increasing its diversity, and one of Arrowhead Innovation Fund’s own is being recognized by HBCUvc as one of the “31 Under 31” to watch in the world of venture capitalists. Carlos Murguia, Arrowhead Innovation Fund…
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NMSU College of Engineering makes personal protective equipment for area medical workers

DATE: 04/09/2020 WRITER: Vladimir Avina, 575-646-7234, vlad23@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Gabe Garcia, 575-646-7749, gabegarc@nmsu.edu The Aggie Innovation Space at New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering has been in high gear in recent days, as students and staff work to produce face shields for healthcare workers. The effort is the result of conversations between Las Cruces Mayor…
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NM TransCon is set for Aug. 26-28, 2020 at the Las Cruces Convention Center

New Mexico’s Premier Transportation and Construction Conference – NM TransCon – is set for Aug. 26-28, 2020 at the Las Cruces Convention Center. The 2020 theme is Technology Advancements in Transportation and Construction.  Registration is open at https://nmsu-engineering.zohobackstage.com/NMTransCon2020. Some vendor and sponsorship options remain. Get the latest information on the conference website. Contact Sara Patricolo,…
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