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Spring 2020 Sociedad de Ingenieros

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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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Research at a Glance, April Grant Awards

Dr. Igor Sevostianov (Principal Investigator), Elba Serrano (Co-Principal Investigator), and Marat Talipov (Co-Principal Investigator) have received funding from The National Science Foundation for research in Multiscale Modeling and Biomechanical Analysis of Animal Cells. Award Amount: $655,254   Award Period: Start 7/1/2020 End 6/30/2023    Dr. Andreas Gross has received a sub-award from the University of Arizona. …
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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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Research at a Glance, March Grant Awards

Dr. Sarada Kuravi (Principal Investigator), P. Xu, K. Kota, H. Wang, Y. Park (Co-Principal Investigators) have received funding from the US Bureau of Reclamation for research in Enhanced Solar Desalination using Innovative Approaches for Concentrate Treatment and Energy Recovery. Award Amount: $150,000 Duration: 18 months   Dr. Liang Sun (Principal Investigator), H. Cao (Co-Principal Investigator)…
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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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MAE welcomes new Department Head

Professor Jay Frankel has started as the new Department Head of MAE. He is also the Robert Myers Endowed Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Dr. Frankel began his career at the University of Tennessee (UT) in 1993 as an associate professor in the then Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. During his tenure at…
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Dr. Armstrong won the Donald Roush Award

Dr. Terry Armstrong has won the 2019 Donald C. Roush Excellence in Teaching Award. Recipients for these award are selected from each of the six colleges (only one per college) of NMSU and based on the data collected from recent graduates, as well as recommendations from department heads and deans. Congratulations, Dr. Armstrong, for winning…
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