Tag Archives: Institute for Energy and the Environment

Environment engineer working to foster citizen science

David Hutchins was a welder with his own bicycle shop in Missoula when he had an epiphany that his line of work was hazardous to his health and besides, he wanted to do something else.

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Chemical engineering doctoral student awarded $10,000 scholarship

Leila Karimi, a Ph.D. candidate who researches brackish water desalination at New Mexico State University’s Institute for Energy and the Environment, has been awarded the International Desalination Association’s 2013 Channabasappa Memorial Scholarship.

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Students receive funding for research through NMSU environmental design contest

The Institute for Energy and the Environment at New Mexico State University has announced a new program to extend three students’ participation in the IEE/WERC 23rd Annual International Environmental Design Contest, which was held at NMSU in April.

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NMSU awarded more than $300,000 in USDA grants

U.S. Department of Agriculture-Rural Development State Director Terry Brunner announced last month grants totaling more than $300,000 for New Mexico State University.

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NMSU Las Cruces Receives Federal Grants

During a taping of KRWG-TV’s Newsmakers’ television show Tuesday, USDA Rural Development State Director Terry Brunner presented two certificates of obligation to New Mexico State University (NMSU).

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Student teams awarded more than $16,000 at IEE’s Environmental Design Contest

NMSU’s Institute for Energy and the Environment, part of the College of Engineering, hosted their flagship event, the International Environmental Design Contest, April 3-6 in Las Cruces, NM.

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Conference seeks answers to water resource problems, reaching out internationally

New Mexico State University is looking beyond this nation’s borders to find answers to one of the scarcest resources of the Southwest – water.

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NMSU contest focuses on energy, environment

As part of the federal government’s stimulus bill, almost $39 billion is to be spent by the U.S. Department of Energy with an emphasis on developing clean, secure, energy technology through scientific research, commercial development, and infrastructure improvements.

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New Mexico, Land of Windchantment

New Mexico, nicknamed the Land of Enchantment, is rapidly becoming the “Land of Windchantment.” There is a veritable wind land rush taking place in the state, with a plethora of wind developers signing wind power leases with ranchers across the eastern plains.

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Stake your claim; NMSU expert says New Mexico is in the midst of a land rush for wind

At times, the formidable winds known across much of the western U.S. can be unpleasant, but now western farmers and ranchers are seeing dollar signs in the wind as they look to lease portions of their land to wind farm developers.

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