Author Archives: David Rockstraw

Design and Build a Sci-fi Propane Pop Gun for AICHE demos

Description: Design, write an Experimental Safety Plan, build, and operate a device similar to that seen in this video up to the 1:15 time. Completion Objectives: Design a propane pop gun. Prepare the ESP. Build and test the pop gun. Perform with the pop gun at an AICHE outreach event. Faculty Advisor: Rockstraw Required Competencies…
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Matlab for free at NMSU

NMSU now has a site-wide MATLAB license (R2017a) and a rich set of toolboxes (PDF attached).  As such, Matlab is free for research and classroom activities for researchers at NMSU and all branch campuses.   You can download and install on your desktop systems at getsoftware.nmsu.edu.

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AIChE Undergraduate Research Forum – Now Accepting Submissions. Deadline: August 1st

The CHME Department will pay for the conference registrations of all CHME undergraduates who have a paper/poster accepted for presentation. Dear AIChE Student Chapter Leaders, Chapter Advisors, and Department Chairs, AIChE is now accepting submissions for the Undergraduate Research Forum at the AIChE 2017 Annual Student Conference in Minneapolis, MN for student members who are interested in presenting…
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So you want to be a Nuclear Criticality Safety Specialist?

Read the Criticality Safety Analyst (CSA) Qualification Standard to learn all of the training you will follow.

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Virtual Internships with the U.S. Department of State

Consider a virtual internship with the U.S. Department of State!  Applications are now being accepted for the Virtual Student Foreign Service eInternship.  Please visit http://vsfs.state.gov/ for more information and apply online atUSAJOBS.  If you have any questions, please contact Diplomat in Residence for the Southwest Ken Chavez atDIRsouthwest@state.gov. 

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2017 Graduate Visitation Program at University of Rochester in NY

My name is Liz Daniele.  I work at the University of Rochester in NY and also am a PhD student at Syracuse University.  I recently saw SU’s story featuring your work to support women and underrepresented minorities in STEM fields. Here at the University of Rochester I am Assistant Director for Graduate Diversity in Arts,…
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Fall 2017 openings in the National Science Foundation S-STEM scholarship program at NMSU

Dear Faculty Advisors and Department Heads, We ask your assistance in encouraging undergraduate engineering students to apply for Fall 2017 openings in the National Science Foundation S-STEM scholarship program at NMSU. (See eligibility criteria below.) The S-STEM program currently supports a cohort of academically talented engineering students who demonstrate financial need for up to eight…
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COMM 265 section open Summer II

From Communication Studies:  We have a summer Comm 265, F2f section open Summer Two:  Open 25239 COMM 265G M30 MA 3 PRNCPLS-HUMAN CMNCTN MTWR 1020-1220 SP 233 Greg Gene Armfield (P) 06/29-08/03   Nearly all NMSU students have to take this course and the stand-alone sections like this are a nice alternative to mass lecture…
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Organic Chemistry online option

If you’re starting semester 5 and need CHEM 313 Organic Chemistry in time to meet the CHME 441 prerequisite, consider taking it online from Oregon State: http://chemistry.oregonstate.edu/content/organic-chemistry-info 

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DOW-MIT ACCESS Program 2017

Dear Faculty & Administrators, We are writing to ask for your help in spreading the word about an exciting program hosted by the Departments of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering at MIT. The DOW-MIT ACCESS Program is a weekend-long symposium aimed to expose underrepresented minority students to the benefits of a graduate…
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