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CHME is “Preparing Future Faculty” five years in a row, Jiuling Yu selected for 2017-2018

The Graduate Council Fellowship selection committee has awarded Jiuling Yu a Preparing Future Faculty Graduate Assistantship for academic year 2017-2018. This is one of the highest merit awards of the Graduate School.  Jiuling is the fifth consecutive CHME graduate student to receive this award.  Others who have been honored with this recognition include: 2016-2017: Qavi Sahar 2015-2016: John…
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AICHE represents NMSU at 2017 AIChE Rocky Mountain Regional Conference

The Department of Chemical & Materials Engineering was represented by 7 members at the AIChE Regional Conference in North Dakota, and brought back some more hardware for the department! The team took 3rd place in the ChemE Jeopardy Competition, an accomplishment last achieved in 2015. The Chem-E-Car team was unable to compete because necessary chemicals were not delivered…
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Dr. Luo named Luke Barry Shires Professor of Chemical Engineering

Dr. Hongmei Luo has been selected to hold the title of “Luke Barry Shires Professor in Chemical & Materials Engineering.” This professorship was endowed by the estate of Luke Barry Shires, the first Chemical Engineering professor on the NMSU campus (see link below for some details about Shires’ history). Dr. Luo joined the CHME faculty in…
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Caitlynn Roy named 2017 Outstanding Graduating Senior from College of Engineering

Caitlynn Roy has been named recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Graduating Senior from the NMSU College of Engineering.  Ms. Roy will receive a double major in both Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering this May. After graduation, Ms. Roy will be traveling to Papua New Guinea (PNG) this June to work with New Tribes Mission and serve the people…
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Dr. Foudazi featured in the Las Cruces Sun-News

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Jett Hall renovation tease photos

A peek behind the curtain…  While it’s unlikely the latest 4/10 completion date will be met, but the transformation continues to be worth the wait. Welcome to the (NMSU CHME Research) Machine ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   

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Lucy Camacho (Ph D 2000) receives NSF funding as member of Texas A&M Kingston faculty

Lucy M. Camacho (Ph D 2000), Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Engineering at Texas A&M University at Kingston has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant of $70,000 to perform a study entitled, “EAGER-SUSCHEM: Rare Earth Metals Recovery from Geothermal Waters using Novel Electrodialysis Metathesis Process.” Dr. Camacho is in her third year as…
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Western Refining gift to benefit CHME

Western Refining gifted $50,000 to the NMSU College of Engineering.  Chemical & Materials Engineering will benefit as follows: $20,000 for upgrades to the unit operations laboratory (JH 193) $7,500 for the OXE Honor Society CHME Tutoring/Mentoring Program $5,000 for the AICHE Chem-E Car team competition The Department would like to thank the kind folks at WNR for helping…
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CHME works to save historical adobe structures

http://www.lcsun-news.com/story/news/2017/02/18/chemical-engineer-works-save-historical-adobe-structures/98058180/   

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Marina Lucero awarded “Live Your Dream” scholarship from Soroptimist

CHME freshman Marina Lucero was awarded a$1,000 Live Your Dream scholarship from Soroptimist, a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment!  Mariana was selected as district winner from a pool of 26 applicants qualifies for the regional competition for an additional $5,000 scholarship. Marina is a 2006 graduate of…
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