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CHME Alix Knagg Named 2018 CSCAA Scholar All-American

Congratulations Alix for maintaining a 3.5+ GPA in Chemical Engineering AND achieving excellence as an Aggie simmer.  You are a fantastic example of an NMSU Aggie and Student Athlete! https://nmstatesports.com/news/2018/6/27/womens-swimming-and-diving-pair-of-aggies-named-cscaa-scholar-all-americans.aspx

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Foudazi funded by I-Corps for Prosthetic Sleeve Liner research

The National Science Foundation has funded Dr. Reza Foudazi’s research group for a project to develop materials to improve performance of prosthetic sleeve liners.  Total amount of the funding is $50,000.   The abstract and other information regarding this award is publicly available via the NSF Award Abstracts database at http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=1838509. The National Science Foundation (NSF)…
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1st Western States Chemical Engineering Heads/Chairs meeting successful

CHME Department Head Dr. David Rockstraw initiated and organized with the help of Dr. Abhaya Datye (UNM) the first Western States Chemical Engineering Department Heads meeting.  The event was promoted and supported by the AICHE Fellows Council (on which Rockstraw serves).  Ten department heads representing Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wyoming descended…
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Abbasian funded by WRRI

A project proposed to WRRI by CHME Researcher Zahra Abbasian has been funded.  The project is entitled “Recyclable monolithic aerogels as efficient adsorbents for chromium VI removal from rural ground‐water resources,” and involves the Cooperative Agreement between US Dept of Reclamation and NMSU, Center for the Development and Use of Alternative Water Supplies. The total…
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NMSBrew visit Institute of Technology Carlow

https://www.itcarlow.ie/news.htm/view/id/4556

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Calhoun (BSCHE 2018) noted as passionate CHME undergraduate researcher

https://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Articles/view/13110/chemical-engineering-senior-finds-passion-for-research-at-nmsu

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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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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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