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NMSU College of Engineering to partner on regional transportation research center

New Mexico State University is a member of a consortium of universities that have received a U.S. Department of Transportation grant to establish a regional transportation research center. NMSU’s Civil Engineering Department is a member of the Transportation Consortium of South-Central States, or Tran-SET, which is led by Louisiana State University.

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Balanced perspective

Inspecting the structural integrity of the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge in northern New Mexico takes significant skill, but it also requires considerable courage.

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Bridge Inspection Program links NM Department of Transportation and higher education

One of the highest bridges in the United States, the Rio Grande Bridge has stood proudly for 50 years. As the bridge enters its 50th year, a group of New Mexico State University engineers and students through the Bridge Inspection Program conducted an inspection to determine the status of the welded and bolted connections as well as examine the steel for signs of corrosion for the New Mexico Department of Transportation.

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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. Jauregui has been the recipient of the Bromilow Award for Excellence in Teaching, the University Research Council Junior Faculty Award for Exceptional Achievements in Creative…
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Civil engineering professor lectures in India

WRITER: Kristen Sullivan James P. King, professor and associate department head of New Mexico State University’s Civil Engineering Department, recently lectured at two Indian Institutes of Technology campuses in India. King was invited by former student who is currently a professor at the ITT campus in Hyderabad. His trip lasted nine days, from Jan. 4…
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NMSU’s 51st Quality Concrete School set for January

New Mexico State University’s Engineering New Mexico Resource Network will start off the New Year with its 51st Annual Samuel P. Maggard Quality Concrete School that includes workshops and lectures covering various concrete-related topics.

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Workshop on wells and water management offered

The Engineering New Mexico Resource Network at New Mexico State University and the Civil Engineering Department will present a workshop on Wells, Pumps, Etc., on Saturday, Nov. 1 to help improve water management during the ongoing drought in southern New Mexico.

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NMSU Bridge Inspection Program works to ensure public safety

The nation’s aging infrastructure may not be a concern for most until an accident happens, but faculty, staff and students in the New Mexico State University Bridge Inspection Program are working to prevent tragedies and keep citizens safe.

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Large-scale concrete testing takes place for the first time at NMSU

Andrew Giesler, a graduate student in civil engineering, and his team at New Mexico State University are testing ultra-high performance concrete bridge girders on a large scale to aid the development of bridge design procedures for the state of New Mexico that could lead to a variety of improvements to the state’s infrastructure.

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NMSU studies treatment, uses for wastewater from oil and gas, fracking

A team of researchers in New Mexico State University’s Department of Civil Engineering, led by Assistant Professor Pei Xu, is working to develop solutions to the problems related to produced water.

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