Tag Archives: mechanical engineering

RenFaire celebrates ‘rebirth of Magellan’

Back from a two-year slumber, with a leaner physique and the ability to puff smoke, Magellan returned with a roar on Saturday for the 43rd annual Renaissance Arts-Faire at Young Park in Las Cruces.

It took a team of engineers from New Mexico State University to reconstruct the iconic mechanical dragon.

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NRC assigns new resident inspector to North Anna Nuclear Station

Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials in Atlanta have selected Gwynne Skaggs Ryan to serve as the new resident inspector at the North Anna nuclear station.

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Engineering research may help enable extended space missions

Krishna Kota, New Mexico State University assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is conducting research that may lead to longer duration of space missions – a high priority of NASA. It may also lead to energy efficiencies in many other applications, ultimately reducing consumption of fossil fuels and the carbon footprint.

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Commitment to Education and Research Earn Recognition for Young Engineer

Dr. Nadir Yilmaz, received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering from Istanbul Technical University (1999), Bradley University (2001) and New mexico state University (2005), respectively.

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Meet future engineer and rodeo star Colt Capurro

July is supposed to be the hottest and sunniest month of the year in Turin, Italy. However, students attending the PACE Annual Forum competed against wind and rain in the test phase of the Personal Assisted Mobility Device (PAMD) challenge.

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Engineering faculty members receive promotion

New Mexico State University College of Engineering faculty and staff attended a recognition ceremony for faculty who were promoted.

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ASME students take third place at competition

New Mexico State University’s American Society of Mechanical Engineers student chapter took third place in the regional ASME Student Design Competition in Lubbock, Tex. on April 4.

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Magellan, local legend, makes a comeback with help from NMSU engineers

For 20 years, a trip to the Renaissance ArtsFaire to see Magellan, a dragon that floated in the lake at Young Park, was an autumn highlight for many Las Cruces-area families.

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Engineering student offered more than a million dollars in scholarships chooses NMSU

Universities across the country offered Dakota Burrow more than $1 million in scholarships, but he chose to study mechanical engineering and mathematics at New Mexico State University.

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Engineering students compete in flying competition

NMSU engineering students recently placed 37th overall with their R/C model airplane flying in “dicey weather” in the 2012–2013 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Foundation Student Design/Build/Fly Competition.

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