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DoD SMART Scholarship for Service

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Miszkiel (BSCHE 2011) named to Olin “30 under 30” list

Sarah Miszkiel, a 2012 graduate of Chemical & Materials Engineering, has been named to the Olin™ 30 Under 30, a prestigious listing of the company’s top young employees.  Sarah was promoted from the position of Lead Improvement Engineer/Production Engineer to Improvement Manager earlier in 2019.  Sarah’s work with Olin has been recognized by the American…
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North American Coal Corporation employment

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Luo named next College of Engineering Associate Dean of Research

Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce that Dr. Hongmei Luo, Luke Barry Shires Professor in the Chemical and Materials Engineering Department, has been appointed to be the Associate Dean of Research and Doctoral Education. She will begin Monday, Oct. 7. During her 10 years here, she has received six NMSU awards recognizing her excellence in teaching and…
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Foudazi with Houston funded $40K by Cowboys for Cancer Research

Cowboys for Cancer Research funded Dr. Reza Foudazi (PI), Dr. Jessica Houston (co-PI), and Dr. Hassan Pouraria (postdoctoral researcher) for the project entitled “Elasto-inertial microfluidics platforms for enrichment of exosomes for cancer diagnosis.” Exosomes are clinically important non-invasive biomarkers for cancer prognosis, treatment selection, and treatment monitoring. They are the smallest extracellular vesicles (EVs) with…
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Frank Seidel (BSCHE ’81) recognized as first inductee of NMSU Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

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Fabrication of membranes

Description: The current challenge in membrane industry is to increase the permeability, while having high solute rejection rate. In this project, the student will fabricate ultrafiltration membranes with different compositions and test their performance. Completion Objectives: Fabricate membranes Characterize membranes in terms of permeability and rejection Faculty Advisor: Foudazi Required Competencies Completion of required safety…
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Membranes for water treatment

Description: In this project, different membranes will be tested to evaluate their rejection towards different solutes. The pore size of membranes will be estimated from the size of solutes. Completion Objectives: Learn the basics of water treatment with membranes Estimation of pore size of membranes Faculty Advisor: Foudazi Required Competencies Completion of required safety training….
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Future Leaders in Chemical Engineering undergraduate conference

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at NC State University is thrilled to announce the Future Leaders in Chemical Engineering, a national research symposium for outstanding undergraduate researchers in Chemical Engineering and related disciplines. This event will be held on NC State’s Centennial Campus, in Raleigh, NC, on October 27-28, 2019.   In addition to receiving recognition…
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Female undergraduate enrollment exceeds male in CHME for first time

For the first time, female undergraduate enrollment in CHME at NMSU exceeds that of their male counterparts.  Fall 2019 census date registrations show 89 women and 88 men. Enrollment Data In 2017, only 21.9% of engineering bachelor degrees were awarded to women. 

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