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New solar-still technologies hold promise for increased efficiency, lower cost

DATE: 02/03/2021 WRITER: Linda Fresques, 575-646-7416, lfresque@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Sarada Kuravi, 575-646-1587, skuravii@nmsu.edu A team of engineering researchers at New Mexico State University are making headway toward developing technologies that will make the production of freshwater more efficient and cost effective through the use of solar stills. Their work could provide a viable solution for the…
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MAE students and faculty conduct important study on effectiveness of face masks

NMSU researchers find masks, distance important collaborative tools for COVID-19 protection Date: 01/20/2021 Writer: Tiffany Acosta, 575-646-3929, tfrank@nmsu.edu A team of researchers from the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University have published a study that tests the effectiveness of face masks in close human interactions. A team of researchers from New Mexico State…
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2021 Spring Convocation awards two MAE faculty members

Date: 01/19/2021 Writer: Carlos Andres Lopez, 575-646-1955, carlopez@nmsu.edu NMSU kicks off spring 2021 semester with virtual convocation For the first time in its 132-year history, New Mexico State University hosted an all-virtual convocation to kick off the start of a new semester.   NMSU’s Spring 2021 Convocation took place Jan. 19 on Zoom, featuring remarks…
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Self-Isolation Survival Guide, Getting Through the Pandemic

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Spring 2020 Sociedad de Ingenieros

Please click the link below to join the Zoom webinar: https://nmsu.zoom.us/j/97590548219 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +13462487799,,97590548219# or +16699006833,,97590548219# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929…
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MAE Assistant Professor to Significantly Increase Solar Stills’ Output

By Hamid M. Rad, Sr. Proposal Development Specialist, RAS As the global population grows and temperatures rise, the demand for freshwater increases. The 2012 Intelligence Community Assessment on Global Water Security warned about the lack of adequate drinking water becoming a destabilizing factor by 2040 in countries with insufficient technical ability to solve their water…
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Spring 2020 Virtual Commencement Details

Although the NMSU community feels deep disappointment in the cancellation of physical ceremonies, we do wish to extend congratulations to the graduating class of 2020! For more information and details about commencement, please click the button below. 

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NMSU College of Engineering makes personal protective equipment for area medical workers

DATE: 04/09/2020 WRITER: Vladimir Avina, 575-646-7234, vlad23@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Gabe Garcia, 575-646-7749, gabegarc@nmsu.edu The Aggie Innovation Space at New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering has been in high gear in recent days, as students and staff work to produce face shields for healthcare workers. The effort is the result of conversations between Las Cruces Mayor…
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2020 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Awarded to Ryan Quintana

Congratulations to Mechanical Engineering student Ryan Quintana in receiving the 2020 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF). Ryan Quintana will pursue a PhD in Mechanical Engineering under Dr. Abdessattar Abdelkefi’s supervision.  Congratulations on your achievement Ryan.

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Letter to all MAE Students from Dr. J.I. Frankel, DH

Dear Student: The COVID-19 crisis is causing a major disruption in your personal life and education. It is important to recognize the magnitude of this international event and its disruptive nature that is impacting society in so many ways. Caution and patience are required by all world citizens. Please, periodically visit the university web page…
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