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CHME Gabrielle Kral receives travel grant to 2018 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM

Gabby Kral will represent NMSU CHME at the 2018 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM on February 22-24, in 2018 in Washington DC, where she will present her talk, “Building a wind erosion testing device.” Abstract: Due to the high cost of purchasing wind erosion testing devices such as the traditional wind tunnel, an alternative,…
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NMSBrew to lead technical sessions on brewing at AICHE 2018 in Pittsburgh

NMSBrew in CHME at NMSU will chair three sessions in a topical conference being planned and organized for the 2018 American Institute of Chemical Engineers national meeting in Pittsburgh, PA in Oct/Nov 2018.  Dr. Brewer will lead a session on Brewery Education, while Dr. Rockstraw is organizing sessions on Brewery Engineering and Advances in Fermentation…
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CHME mourns the loss of Josh Hill (MSCHE 2013)

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Lucion Derry raises most donations in ROTC pushup fundraiser

CHME sophomore and ROTC Cadet Lucion Derry thanks CHME for pledges and donations that permitted him to raise the most money of every cadet in the ROTC Pushup Fundraiser.  Lucion states, that out of the ~$1500 that was raised from the cadet core, $359 of that was raised by his efforts, which he states, “could not have…
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Frank (BSCHE 1981) and Jennifer Seidel seed CHME Chair

Frank (BSCHE 1981) and Jennifer Seidel kicked off a campaign to fund a chaired professor position in The Department of Chemical & Materials Engineering with a $50,000 contribution.  As chair of the CHME Academy, Frank is leading a group of alumni in raising funds to make this dream a reality.  Shown here with wife Jennifer,…
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Dr. Ling Fei (Ph D 2014) hired into Tenure-Track Chemical Engineering faculty position at Louisiana-Lafayette

Ling Fei (Ph D 2014) wil join the Department of Chemical Engineering at University of Louisiana at Lafayette, as a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Spring 2018! Dr. Fei came to NMSU in Fall 2010 as a graduate student in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering. She received her MS degree in May 2012 and Ph.D….
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Frank Seidel (BSCHE 1982) receives James F. Cole Memorial Award for Service

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Hernandez/Ellis win 1st place poster in Environmental Science Division at 2017 AICHE in MN

The poster presented by Gustavo Hernandez and Daniel Ellis entitled, “Nitrosodimethylamine Removal from Underground Water in NASA White Sands Testing Facility” was named 1st place recipient of the Environmental Science Division of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers national meeting in Minneapolis, MN on October 30, 2017. Other authors of the poster included Jose Rodriguez, Dr….
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CHME excites Albuquerque youth about STEM at Discovery Festival

It’s ALL about Discover!  The Discovery Festival took place in Albuquerque on November 3 and 4, was a great opportunity to showcase to elementary and middle school aged students the excitement of STEM. Through the use of hands-on demonstrations that included making slime and shaving cream art, NMSU CHME students were able to teach kids about…
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AICHE Rio Grande Local Section represents in brewing competition

The Rio Grande Local Section of AICHE will represent the area in the AICHE Beer Brewing Competition during the National Conference on October 29, 2017 in Minneapolis, MN.  The entry is prepared by Catherine Brewer, Juanita Miller, and Daniel Gulino (with plenty of help as noted on their poster).  The team’s poster has a wild…
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