NMSU researchers, EBID develop metrics for water-resource management, sustainability

Researchers from New Mexico State University, working in collaboration with the Elephant Butte Irrigation District, have determined that groundwater resilience can be quantified on a basin scale and have developed metrics to support integrated water-resource management and sustainability.

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Second Water Innovations and Networking Workshop set for Oct. 28-29

The second Water Innovations and Networking Workshop will be held at the Brackish Groundwater National Desalination Research Facility Oct. 28-29 in Alamogordo. NMSU faculty members Pei Xu, civil engineering professor, and Manoj Shukla, plant and environmental sciences professor, are slated to present. The WIN Workshop is a win for: • BGNDRF clients by giving them…
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Arrowhead to host third annual NM SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit

The New Mexico Federal and State Technology Partnership Program, housed at New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center, will host its third annual New Mexico Small Business Innovation Research Innovation Summit. This important event will take place Dec. 11 in Albuquerque and addresses opportunities for technology-based innovative businesses to connect with the Department of Defense (Navy and Air Force) and other funding organizations.

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$1 million pledge kickstarts New Mexico Produced Water Research Consortium

New Mexico State University and the New Mexico Environment Department were joined Oct. 1 by state officials from around the country, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency representatives, industry leaders, environmental groups, legislators and others for an event celebrating the creation of the New Mexico Produced Water Research Consortium.

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NM Space Grant at NMSU has storied legacy, looking to next 30 years

Alan Hale was among the earliest astronomy students at New Mexico State University to receive a fellowship from the New Mexico Space Grant Consortium (NMSGC). With support from the Space Grant program, Hale earned his doctorate in astronomy in 1992. Just three years later, he gained fame with the discovery of the comet that bears his name – Hale-Bopp.

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NMSU engineering professor helps organize international forum in South Africa

Before the fall 2019 semester at New Mexico State University began, Abdessattar Abdelkefi, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, traveled almost 10,000 miles to discuss solutions to global challenges with students and researchers at the U.S.-Africa Forum on Nanotechnology Convergence for Sustainable Energy, Water and Environment.

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NMSU, partners awarded $100 million to tackle water challenges

New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering is part of a team that was awarded a U.S. Department of Energy five-year, $100 million grant to create the Energy-Water Desalination Hub to address water security issues. As a member of the National Alliance for Water Innovation team, Pei Xu, the PESCO Endowed Professor and Ward Family Endowed Interdisciplinary Chair in Civil Engineering, is leading NMSU’s effort in the consortium that includes Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, National Renewable Energy Laboratory and National Energy Technology Laboratory along with 19 founding university partners and 10 founding industry partners.

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Latino student creates app to block fraudulent cell phone calls

Phoenix (EFE) – Tired of receiving calls from scammers, two students from the State University of New Mexico (NMSU), one of them Hispanic, developed an application to block these calls and will launch the product for Android at the end of September.

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NMSU climate change series to focus on statewide strategies in panel discussion

According to the Fourth National Climate Assessment, average annual temperature across the Southwest United States increased 1.6 degrees between 1901 and 2016, and further increases are forecast for the future.

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Paul W. Klipsch Museum at NMSU open to the public Oct. 4

Audiophiles can have a rare tour and demonstration of the revolutionary speaker technology developed by Paul Wilbur Klipsch at New Mexico State University from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4. Klipsch, a 1926 graduate of NMSU, pioneered audio systems by using scientific principles to develop a corner horn speaker that sounded more lifelike than any of its predecessors. The Paul W. Klipsch Museum in the Ed and Harold Foreman Engineering Complex will be open to the public, and tours led by electrical engineering faculty members will be given free of charge.

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