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Gomez receives prestigious GEM fellowship

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Goldwater Scholarship for Sophomores and Juniors

Sophomores and Juniors in the STEM (Science, technology, engineering, & mathematics) disciplines are eligible to apply.  The Deadline for submitting an online application is January 31st, 2020. Associate Dean Tim Ketelaar serves as NMSU’s Goldwater Campus Representative and is available to assist interested students with all parts of their application, including providing feedback on the…
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CHME 449. Intellectual Property for Engineers and Scientists

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Jessica McDow (CHME senior) 1st in Advance Materials conference

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The sequel is out!

Looking to put down Felder & Rousseau, Fogler, Wankat, Turton, etc., and pick up something a bit more riveting and engaging?   Charlie Calling, by Colin P. Cahoon (BSCHE 1982) is available now!  This is the sequel to The Man with the Black Box, published a couple years prior.   I was unable to put…
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OXE inducts new members

The New Mexico State University Chapter of Omega Chi Epsilon (OXE) Chemical Engineering Honor Society had its 40th induction ceremony on November 19, 2019. In attendance were current senior members and 8 new junior inductees. Dr. Paul Andersen, the faculty advisor for the organization, was also present to welcome and congratulate new members. In honor of…
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NMSU AICHE student chapter takes third in Chem-E “Sports” Competition

There was a new contest at AICHE in 2019 entitled, Chem-E Sports Competition (where the “sport” was the safe an optimum operation of a simulated distillation column).  The event was open to academia and industry team.  The simulated distillation column was provided by Simulation Solutions Inc., software (see screenshots of the software at this link) that…
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Felicia Rodriguez awarded 3rd for Biotechnology Poster at AICHE

CHME senior Felicia Rodriguez took third in the Biotechnology classification of the AICHE student research poster competition at the 2019 American Institute of Chemical Engineers National Meeting in Orlando, FL this week for her entry entitled “Examining Siglec Signaling in Alzheimer’s Disease.”   Provided below is both a photo of Ms. Rodriguez at her poster…
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NMSBrew take National Championship at AICHE Brewing Competition

Earlier this week, the NMSBrew team from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Rio Grande Local Section won both Best-in-Show and the Grand Prize for their Ginger Snaps ginger mild brown ale and “Bakery Beers” themed poster at the AIChE Young Professionals’ 2019 Beer Brewing Competition. The competition, now in its third year, was…
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Dr. G. Robert Keepin Nonproliferation Science Summer Program

Dear all, Los Alamos National Laboratory will be hosting its 4th annual Dr. G. Robert Keepin Nonproliferation Science Summer Program during the summer of 2020. The 8-week intensive schedule will consist of hands-on training, complete with seminars and tours as well as a research internship. We hope to bring together 20-25 of the best university…
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