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Rockstraw elected to leadership positions in national engineering group

David A. Rockstraw, Chemical Engineering Department Head at New Mexico State University, was recently nominated/elected, and seated to the following positions in the National Society of Professional Engineers: Board of Directors (Interest Groups representative), House of Delegates (PEHE representative), and Education Foundation Trustee.

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Engineering professor/innovator to be featured speaker at engineering lecture series

NMSU’s College of Engineering welcomes Luke Nogales, assistant professor of mechanical engineering technology at NMSU and enterprise advisor for Arrowhead Center, as the final speaker in the Verge Fund Lecture Series in Innovation, Ventures and Entrepreneurship.

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Learn to create Android apps

Learn to create useful and practical Android apps easily through a short course offered by the NMSU Engineering New Mexico Resource Network.

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Endowments honor former College of Engineering leaders

Two giants in the NMSU College of Engineering have passed on, but their legacies continue to have influence on the college. The work of Bill McCarthy and Joe Creed touches students, faculty and staff alike, even to those who never knew them.

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New Mexico Space Grant Consortium announces research and education enhancement awards

On March 29, New Mexico Space Grant Consortium a statewide program awarded eight individuals a total of $159,916.00 in research and education enhancement awards. The NMSGC Research Enhancement Program is designed to provide seed funding to faculty who are striving to conduct research that directly aligns with NASA mission directorates and NASA field centers.

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NMSU mechanical engineer receives Fulbright Fellowship for biomechanics research

An acquaintance made more than a decade ago has led to Igor Sevostianov, New Mexico State University associate professor of mechanical engineering, to be named a Fulbright Fellow. Later this month, he will travel to Vienna, Austria to teach and conduct research on the structure of bone.

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Joe Creed, champion of NMSU engineering, passes

Joe Creed, a devoted Aggie who filled many different roles at and dedicated many years of his life toward the benefit of New Mexico State University and its students, passed away Dec. 12.

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Four engineering professorships announced

Due to the generosity of donors, the College of Engineering announced the recipients of four engineering professorships at homecoming festivities on Oct. 26.

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Tool helps farmers utilize solar power

New Mexico State University College of Engineering Professor Tom Jenkins is developing tools to show New Mexico’s farmers and ranchers how they can use one of our state’s most plentiful resources, the sun, to access one of the most scarce, water.

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Civil engineer receives patents for two renewable energy technologies

Harnessing the power from renewable sources, New Mexico State University Civil Engineering Professor Nirmala Khandan and his colleagues have received patents for two technologies in recent months. One, using solar power, could help to bring inexpensive freshwater to people in the world who most need it. The other, using biowaste, could help further the development of hydrogen fuel cell technology.

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