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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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Cahoon (BSCHE 1982) named Eminente for Spring 2016 Sociedad de Ingenieros

Colin Cahoon (BSCHE 1982) has been named Eminente for Spring 2016 Sociedad de Ingenieros on Friday, May 13, 2016. Mr. Cahoon co-founded Carstens & Cahoon as an intellectual property firm based in Dallas in 1998. Starting off with only three lawyers and two support staff, Carstens & Cahoon has grown into one of the largest intellectual property law firms…
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Jerry Strange (BSCHE 1971, MSCHE 1974)

Strange Jerry BSCHE 1971 MSCHE 1974 Current Employer: Retired from El Paso Natural Gas Co. Job Title: Retired as Director of Marketing Career Discussion: Worked as Process Engineer in Gas Conditioning. We were responsible for designing, starting up, and trouble shooting gas plant facilities to purify natural gas for transmission in El Paso’s main pipeline…
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F. Naiomi Tapia (BSCHE 2006, MSCHE 2008)

Tapia F. Naiomi BSCHE 2006 MSCHE 2008 Current Employer: Victaulic Job Title: Environmental Engineer Career Discussion: Supporting liaison among Victaulic U.S. facilities and local environmental agencies. Research environmental regulations and applicability to Victaulic facilities. Facilitate development of facility environmental programs. Assess, manage, and implement necessary improvements to environmental programs. Develop and implement comprehensive training plans…
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Steven Eason (BSCHE 1978)

Eason Steven BSCHE 1978 Current Employer: High Desert Process Safety Management, LLC Job Title: President Career Discussion: With over 37 years of industrial experience. Steve Eason recently retired from Honeywell as Corporate Global Process Safety Manager. Steve developed and deployed Honeywell’s corporate PSM policies while implementing a comprehensive, global corporate PSM and RMP audit program. Steve…
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Stirling Spencer (BSCHE 1971) named 2013 NM Cattleman of the Year

from the January 2014 issue of New Mexico Stockman [gview file=”http://chme.nmsu.edu/files/2014/11/spencer.tiff”]

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Cahoon (BSCHE 1983) gifts CHME $10,000 and experience

Colin (BSCHE 1983) & Susan Cahoon have gifted the NMSU Department of Chemical & Materials Engineering a monetary gift $10,000, part of which will be designated to support the development of a pre-law track through the BSCHE. Mr. Cahoon is also advising on the development of the pre-law track, offering decades of knowledge about intellectual property law to the design of…
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Arely Torres (BSCHE 2008) defends dissertation at KU

Arely Torres (BSCHE 2008) successfully defended her Ph. D. dissertation entitled, “Hydrogenation of Biomass-Derived Feedstocks: Catalyst, Kinetics, and Reaction Engineering Studies” under the direction of  Dr. Raghunath V. Chaudhari in the Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis of the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at The University of Kansas. Dr. Torres Ph. D. studies have resulted in a number…
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Shawabkeh (Ph D 1998), Al-Matar (Ph D 2002) and Rockstraw funded by KACST

Dr. Reyed Shawabkeh (Ph D 1998), Dr. AliKhalaf Mah’d Al-Matar (Ph D 2002) and their former Ph D advisor Dr. Rockstraw have been funded by King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) for a study entitled, “Development of selective catalyst for conversion of CO2 to formic acid” in the amount of SAR 1,816,000 ($484,163).  Shawabkeh will serve as the…
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Jose Urquijo (BS 2013) is AICHE featured Young Professional for July

Jose Urquijo (BSCHE 2013) is AICHE’s Feature Young Professional for July 2014. Jose was very involved in NMSU AICHE as a student, and continues his involvement as an alumni of the department.  He has given charitable contributions to the NMSU AICHE ChemCar team in hopes that they will someday compete, a goal the team never…
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