Category Archives: Faculty Awards & Honors

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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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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Dr. Igor Sevostianov was selected for NASA EPSCoR Award

NASA EPSCoR Awards NMSU a Cooperative Agreement for Research and Development DATE: 08/03/2020 WRITER: Paulo Oemig, Director, NM NASA EPSCoR/NM Space Grant Consortium, Administrative Principal Investigator CONTACT: Dr. Igor Sevostianov, igor@nmsu.edu Dr. Igor Sevostianov, NMSU Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, was selected for this NASA EPSCoR Research CAN funding. Dr. Sevostianov’s project, titled “Next Generation…
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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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Dr. Abdelkefi won the NMSU URC Early Career Award

Dr. Abdelkefi has been selected as a recipient of the Early Career Award for the Nineteenth Annual NMSU’s University Research Council (URC) Award for Exceptional Achievements in Creative Scholarly Activity. Congratulations, Dr. Abdelkefi! Dr. Abdelkefi joined MAE in Fall 2014 after completing his doctoral studies and a post-doctoral stint at Virginia Tech. He has published…
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Hyeongjun Park will receive the Patricia Christmore Award

Dr. Hyeongjun Park will receive the 2018-2019 Patricia Christmore Faculty Teaching Award. This award recognizes and rewards junior faculty members for excellence in teaching. The award will be presented at the NMSU Fall Convocation on August 20, 2019. Congratulations, Dr. Park! Dr. Park started at NMSU in Spring 2018 after working as a postdoctoral fellow…
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Gabe Garcia and Young Ho Park win College of Engineering Awards

Dr. Gabe Garcia and Dr. Young Ho Park were honored at the College of Engineering Spring 2019 Convocation. Dr. Garcia is the recipient of the 2019 College of Engineering Synergy One-College Faculty Award. This award recognizes a faculty member who represents the college as a single entity through services and attitudes. The awardee inspires other people…
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Abdessattar Abdelkefi and Hyeongjun Park are honored by MAEA

At the Spring 2019 meeting, Dr. Abdessattar Abdelkefi was recognized as the 2019 Outstanding Research Professor by the MAE Academy for his excellent research contributions based on the publication record and research funding. The Academy also recognized Dr. Hyeongjun Park for his outstanding undergraduate and graduate teaching contributions to the department based on the excellent…
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Park named Nakayama & Nakayama Endowed Professor

Dr. Young-Ho Park has been appointed as the John Kaichiro Nakayama and Tome Miyaguchi Nakayama Endowed Professor.  His appointment to this prestigious position will run through 2021.   [gview file=”https://mae.nmsu.edu/files/2018/08/park-2018.pdf”]

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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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