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An exciting summer …

An exciting, busy, and productive summer for the MAE faculty… While some faculty members are busy preparing for their Fall teaching assignments, several others are away pursuing research activities this summer. Dr. Andreas Gross is spending time at AFRL in Dayton, OH, as a summer faculty fallow. At the University of Toronto, Dr. Shashikanth Banavara…
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MAE student Samantha Ceballes will receive NSF Graduate research Fellowship

MAE Ph.D. student, Samantha Ceballes, has received the 2018 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program award. Well done, Samantha! She was the Highest Honors Graduate for the College of Engineering at the fall commencement ceremony, completing her study with a 4.0 GPA. Dr. Abdelkefi is her research adviser. Read the full story here.

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MAE student won two best presentation awards

MAE Ph.D. student Samantha Ceballes received two ‘best presentation’ awards. Congratulations, Samantha! Dr. Abdelkefi is her advisor. The titles of the presentations are: Ceballes, S. and Abdelkefi, A., Performance improvement and sensitivity of carbon nanotube-based sensors for medical applications, New Mexico Academy of Science Research Symposium, November 4th, 2017, invited. (2nd best presentation award) Ceballes, S….
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Terry Armstrong and Ken Ruble win College of Engineering awards

Congratulations to Dr. Terry Armstrong and Mr. Ken Ruble for winning the Frank Bromilow Engineering Teaching Excellence Award and the Frank Bromilow Engineering Staff Excellence Award respectively this year.  Ms. Margaret Vasquez of MAE won the Frank Bromilow Engineering Staff Excellence Award last year. Dr. Young-Ho Park won the Teaching-Research-Service Synergy Award last year while Dr. Andreas Gross…
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Krishna Kota honored at spring convocation

Eleven NMSU faculty members received the Donald C. Roush Award in recognition of their teaching excellence. The award is named for former NMSU Executive Vice President Roush in recognition of his 34 years of teaching improvement in New Mexico. Among this year’s recipients of the Roush Award is Dr. Kota from MAE. Dr. Fangjun Shu from…
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Congratulations to Fall 2017 MAE graduates!

Congratulations to our Fall 2017 graduating class, which includes graduate students Alex Govorov and Dmytro Kuksenko! Alex Govorov successfully passed his M.S. thesis defense exam. The title of his thesis is, “Electrical Conductivity of Epoxy-Graphene and Epoxy-Carbon Nanofibers Composites.” His research advisor is Dr. Sevostianov. Dmytro Kuksenko successfully passed his Ph.D. thesis defense exam. The title of his…
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MAE students served as the ambassadors on the Aggie Experience Day

MAE students Adam Bouma, Adam Ewert, Kyle Klinger, Adrianna Sanders, Brigid Sharer, Michael Randal, and Juan Sanchez served as the ambassadors on the Aggie Experience Day on October 14, 2017. They joined ambassadors from other departments in the College to welcome prospective students and their parents to the campus, talk about the MAE program, and…
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