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Dr. Brewer receives 2018 NM EPSCoR Mentoring Award

https://www.nmepscor.org/blog/2018-nm-epscor-mentoring-awardees May 2, 2018 / Natalie Rogers We are proud to announce this year’s recipients of the NM EPSCoR Mentoring Award: Catherine Brewer, Assistant Professor at New Mexico State University; Marty Kirk, Distinguished Professor at the University of New Mexico; and Juchao Yan, Professor at Eastern New Mexico University. Mentors are able to create a…
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Nichani takes 2nd in Three-Minute Thesis Competition

CHME MS Student Kapil Nichani won 2nd place in the Three-Minute Thesis Competition recently sponsored by the College of Arts & Sciences.  “The 3-Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition for PhD and Research Masters candidates in the College of Arts and Sciences. With just three minutes to give a compelling presentation on their thesis…
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CHME team wins 2018 Arrowhead LAUNCH Competition

“Arrowhead’s LAUNCH Competition wrapped up this week. On Wednesday, the four month accelerator came to a close, with final presentations from each of the 5 teams participating in this year’s competition. Each team spent the last 4 months exploring market opportunities for technology invented by NMSU faculty, while refining and perfecting their business pitch for…
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Graduate Student Invitation to Present/Attend IPEC (Petroleum Environmental Conference)

April 25, 2018 Dr. David Rockstraw New Mexico State University Chemical & Materials Engineering INVITATION TO GRADUATE STUDENTS: Graduate Students, involved in environmental research concerning issues in the oil and gas industry, are encouraged to submit an abstract to present at the upcoming International Petroleum Environmental Conference (IPEC), Oct. 30 – Nov 1 in Denver,…
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Engineering Internships in Germany

German Engineering Internships academic/resume booster You will gain invaluable field expertise in one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world. You will see what life is like in a country where the exact sciences are highly valued, respected and well-funded by the government. If you think this would help you professionally, then come…
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Johnson Controls summer job in Albuquerque

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CHME claims 7SEVEN7 Graduate School awards for the 2018-2019 Academic Year!

The Department of Chemical & Materials Engineering had one of it’s strongest outcomes in response to applications to the Graduate School for support in coming year, with seven separate awards.  Congratulations to the recipients and their supportive faculty members. Outstanding Graduate Assistantship awards Alireza Bandegi Wenjuan Bian Clarita Yosune Regalado Vera  Ryan Zowada The Merit-based…
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AICHE wins 4th straight American Cancer Society Relay for Life

The NMSU Chapter of AIChE took the victory at Relay for Life once more. The team raised just over $2200 (their second highest total over the four years of competition) for the American Cancer Society through endless bake sales, liquid nitrogen ice cream, “Pie Your Professor” days, social events, and online fundraising. All of the money…
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Gomez receives Lab Manager Safety Sentinel recognition

Joshua Gomez was recognized at the April 12, 2018 CHME Safety Meeting for his efforts to promote safety in the CHME research labs.  In his position as Assistant Lab Manager, Mr. Gomez has been vigilant in maintaining safe work conditions and establishing strong housekeeping among the CHME researchers.  

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Summer Jobs on the Metal Micromachining Team at Sandia National Labs

Dr. Rockstraw, Chris St. John, NMSU ChE 2009 here. I work with the Metal Micromachining Team at Sandia National Labs and we have a couple of summer openings for our labs. We primarily do electroplating, lithography, CMP, and other various electrochemistry techniques. We’re looking to do interviews in the next week, so if you have any interested…
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