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NMSU environmental monitoring research at Carlsbad helps keep southern N.M. safe

New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering has a unit in Carlsbad whose mission is to conduct an independent program to monitor people and the environment for exposure to radioactive materials.

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NMSU alumna named COO of National Security Directorate for DOE lab

The Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory announced that Dr. Tammy P. Taylor has been selected as National Security Directorate’s chief operating officer beginning in August 2013.

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NREL names new deputy lab director for science and technology

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory has appointed Dana C. Christensen as its new Deputy Laboratory Director for Science and Technology.

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Arvizu elected to State Farm Mutual board of directors

Dan Arvizu, director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory, has been elected to the board of directors of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.

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Researchers study renewable energy sources through interdisciplinary project

When a battery goes dead, you get a new one.

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NMSU to help develop solar codes and standards board

The NMSU College of Engineering Southwest Technology Development Institute (SWTDI) has been awarded a five-year, $4.2 million contract from the U.S. Department of Energy to implement and lead a new codes and standards working group, known as the Solar America Board for Codes and Standards (Solar ABCs).

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CEMRC receives funding to continue radiological monitoring of WIPP site

The Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center (CEMRC) in the new Institute for Energy and Environment in the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University has received a $1.2M grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to continue another year of radiological monitoring of the DOE’s Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, New Mexico.

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Civil engineer receives grant to develop evaluation methods for adhesives used in automotive metal joints

John McNamara, professor of civil engineering at NMSU, has received a $40,000 award from Sandia National Laboratories to develop methods to evaluate adhesives used in automotive metal joints.

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Southwest Region Experiment Station receives $2.8 million contract renewal

The Southwest Region Experiment Station, a key part of the newly established Institute for Energy and the Environment in the New Mexico State University College of Engineering has received a $2.8 million renewable contract over the next three years from the U.S. Department of Energy.

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NMSU environmental research fuels southern New Mexico R&D reputation

The New Mexico State University-based WERC: A Consortium for Environmental Education and Technology Development continues to fuel the growing regional reputation for high-tech research and development through the 16th Annual International Environmental Design Contest, April 2-6 this year.

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