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AICHE Student Chapter participates in Regional in Salt Lake City

During the last weekend of spring break, 22 Chemical Engineering Majors traveled to Salt Lake City, Utah to attend the AIChE Rocky Mountain Regional Conference. We competed in CHME Jeopardy and the CHME Car competitions. We earned 3rd place in CHME Jeopardy, and 7th in the CHME Car competition, as well as being awarded the…
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Four CHME faculty receive OER mini-grants

The Office of Engineering Research (OER) convened a review panel consisting of four faculty. Each mini-grant application received three individual reviews and scores, composite scores were computed, and each application was discussed. In the final summary, CHME faculty were awarded the following (each a $10,000 award to be shared by the two collaborators): Dr. Foudazi and Dr….
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NMSU AICHE featured in March 2018 Executive Student Committee Newsletter

https://us17.campaign-archive.com/?u=5fb7ffa6c5b7fba3fde0070e8&id=0617142a82 Scroll down to the Section entitled, “Chapters Giving Back.”  Some of the highest functioning students on the campus, selflessly serving others.  All of CHME should be proud of the manner in which AICHE represents.

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Sahar wins competitive travel grant

Qavi Sahar was awarded a $750 Graduate Travel Award to attend the American Chemical Society National Meeting in Boston 2018 and present her research.  According to the award letter, Sahar’s “application packet and recommendations were very impressive and stood out among the other applicants.”

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Dr. Houston elected into officer ranks of ISAC Council

Dr. Jessica Houston has been elected to serve a two-year term as Treasurer of the International Society for the Advancement of Cytometry. http://isac-net.org/News/Congratulations-to-the-Newly-Elected-ISAC-Council.aspx

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Research of CHME Junior Jocelyne Chavez funded by Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is funding the research of CHME junior Jocelyne Chavez in the biochemistry department under Dr. Shelly Lusseti’s supervision. The goal of their laboratory work has been to investigate cellular repair pathways and the specific proteins that aid in cell damage repair. Participating in research heavily dependent on biochemical processes has…
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Dr. Houston selected for Fulbright in Japan

http://www.lcsun-news.com/story/news/education/nmsu/2018/02/13/nmsu-chemical-materials-engineering-professor-receives-fulbright-faculty-award/335410002/

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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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