Tag Archives: electrical engineering

Mentor guides engineering students as they construct amateur radios

A group of NMSU electrical engineering students has succeeded in building ultra-low power radio transmitters that reach as far as Australia and New Zealand, with less than 200 milliwatts of power.

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Electrical engineering celebrates two facility dedications

The College of Engineering at New Mexico State University celebrated the naming of two facilities during homecoming celebrations on Friday, Oct. 26. Alumna Dion Messer, electrical engineering class of 1984, and her husband, Charles Richter, made the gift.

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Analog research is alive and well at NMSU, helps local business

You may have thought that analog was a thing of the past, but in reality, analog technology helps make the digital technology of today more power efficient. Researchers at New Mexico State University are working on a project for a local business that uses analog technology to save rechargeable batteries from being damaged when their voltage becomes too low.

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Kersting authors third edition of “Distribution System Modeling and Analysis”

NMSU Electrical Engineering Professor Emeritus William H. Kersting has recently updated his book, “Distribution System Modeling and Analysis,” to reflect the latest changes and advances in the field.

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Students build swimming aid for sight-impaired swimmers

A group of New Mexico State University students is hard at work developing a special device that will assist sight-impaired swimmers.

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Student’s Lego love leads to electrical engineering, Johns Hopkins internship

Nathanael Macias, NMSU electrical engineering major, doesn’t graduate with his bachelor’s degree until May, but he’s already had two summers of experience interning at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.

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Electrical engineering graduate to begin work at MIT this fall

David Romero, a 2009 electrical engineering graduate of New Mexico State University, recently received acceptance into the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Engineering online graduate programs recognized by U.S. News

The NMSU College of Engineering online graduate program earned “Honor Roll” recognition in the inaugural U.S. News 2012 Top Online Education Program rankings.

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Engineering and Cooperative Extension Service pair to demonstrate agricultural use of solar power

For the more than 25,000 farms spread across the rural landscape in New Mexico, electrical power isn’t always readily available. Windmills have long been the traditional source of pulling water from wells at remote agricultural outposts, but now, solar panels may be popping up in place of these icons of the American West.

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Tortugas Mountain Observatory renovation underway

A team of New Mexico State University engineering students, along with an astronomy professor, has set out to make the Tortugas Mountain Observatory operational once again.

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