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MAE Searching for Assistant or Associate Professor

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at New Mexico State University (NMSU) is searching for outstanding applicants in all areas of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor rank by Fall 2022. Preference will be placed on applicants with research expertise in hypersonics…
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Graduate Seminar Series – Dr. Ana Diaz Artiles, Texas A & M University

Title: Gravitational physiology and its effects on human health and performance during space missions By: Ana Diaz Artiles Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A & M University   BIO: Dr. Ana Diaz Artiles is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, where she directs the Bioastronautics and…
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Honeywell FM&T Visiting NMSU

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Celebration of Life Honoring Professor Igor Sevostianov

Due to the high possibility of rain (55%) on Friday morning, we have changed the location of the Celebration of Life for Dr. Sevostianov to Jett Hall Room 259.  It is still scheduled for 9 am, Friday, September 3. There is also a Zoom link for those who can’t attend in person. Join Zoom Meeting…
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Dr. Krishna Kota to speak at Sigma XI “Science Café – via Zoom Tuesday, July 20 at 5:30pm

“Science Café – Changing the Way Liquids Boil on Surfaces” online with the Museum of Nature & Science and Sigma Xi The Museum of Nature & Science and Sigma Xi present “Science Café – Changing the Way Liquids Boil on Surfaces” with guest speaker Krishna Kota, Ph.D. Dr. Kota joins us via Zoom Tuesday, July…
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Smart Robot Bed prototype earns recognition for NMSU engineering team

By Linda Fresques, 575-646-7416, lfresque@nmsu.edu, Jun 16, 2021 A team of New Mexico State University engineering students have won accolades for their design and prototype of the Smart Robot Bed, a device that can assist elderly and bedridden people regain some sense of independence as well as caregivers. Led by Electrical Engineering Associate Professor Wei…
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Faculty Focus: Abdessattar Abdelkefi, College of Engineering

By engr_media | Published 05/05/2021 Abdessattar Abdelkefi, mechanical and aerospace engineering associate professor, received the Westhafer Award, NMSU’s highest award for research at the spring 2021 convocation. From a recent study by Stanford University, he has earned the distinction of being among the top 2 percent of scientists worldwide, in all research disciplines and over…
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New Patent Issued to Dr. Krishna Kota

Surface modification of metals and alloys to alter wetting properties, Inventor: Krishna Kota, US 10,907,258. Dr. Krishna Kota has been awarded a new patent that describes an approach for dramatically changing the wetting properties of metal and metal alloy surfaces. Most materials can be classified as either wetting or non-wetting to liquids. For example, water…
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Funding Research Opportunity for MS Students and Graduating Seniors

Date: May 18, 2021 Position: Funded Research Opportunity for MS Students and Graduating Seniors Term: Fall 2021 The Renewable Energy and Thermal Systems (REThermS) Laboratory is seeking one graduate (MS thesis) research assistant to work on a federally funded project at the intersection of energy and water. Energy-water nexus is an area of national importance…
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NASA Office of STEM Engagement released the NASA Fellowship Activity 2021

NASA Office of STEM Engagement released the NASA Fellowship Activity 2021     Call for Proposals — NASA Fellowship Activity 2021 This National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), titled NASA Fellowship Activity 2021 is seeking student-authored and independently conceived graduate research proposals responding to a NASA Research Opportunity listed in…
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