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CHME excites Albuquerque youth about STEM at Discovery Festival

It’s ALL about Discover!  The Discovery Festival took place in Albuquerque on November 3 and 4, was a great opportunity to showcase to elementary and middle school aged students the excitement of STEM. Through the use of hands-on demonstrations that included making slime and shaving cream art, NMSU CHME students were able to teach kids about…
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AICHE Rio Grande Local Section represents in brewing competition

The Rio Grande Local Section of AICHE will represent the area in the AICHE Beer Brewing Competition during the National Conference on October 29, 2017 in Minneapolis, MN.  The entry is prepared by Catherine Brewer, Juanita Miller, and Daniel Gulino (with plenty of help as noted on their poster).  The team’s poster has a wild…
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CHME to represent NMSU at AICHE in Minneapolis

CHME will once again represent NMSU at AICHE.  A comprehensive list of the talks and posters to be presented are provided below. Track IVb: Alternative Career Paths – NMSBrew – Academic Brewing Workshop.  Gustav Barraza and Sophie Vessel (H), New Mexico State University Student Chapter, Saturday, October 28, 2017, 2:45pm – 3:30pm, Minneapolis Convention Center, 101 A/B 90f: Hydrothermal…
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CHMEs perform at G.I.R.L. Extravaganza

The weekend of 09/30/17, seven AICHE ladies representing CHME went to Bernalillo, NM to perform science demonstrations at the G.I.R.L. Extravaganza put on by the Girl Scouts. With demonstrations by the names of ooblek, slime, and burning money, the demos were an absolute hit. The girls learned about lab safety with gloves and safety glasses,…
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Michael L. Connor (BSCHE 1986), Former Interior Department Deputy Secretary, Joins WilmerHale

Michael L. Connor, Former Interior Department Deputy Secretary, Joins WilmerHale

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Foudazi receives best poster award at 2017 CINT Annual Meeting

Dr. Reza Foudazi presented the research of his Ph D student Sahar Qavi at the 2017 Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies and was presented with the “best poster award” of the event. The Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies is guided for electron microscopy techniques towards exploring difficult systems and their controlling mechanisms to develop a better understanding of…
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M S student Kapil Nichani interns in Germany

Kapil Nichani received the excellent opportunity to travel to Germany during the summer of 2017. He spent the summer in Dresden and Berlin doing research in systems and computational biology at QuoData GmbH. He was awarded this internship and a travel scholarship to work there from May to August 2017. At QuoData, he worked and…
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CHME enrollment rebounds in 2017

The return to Jett Hall has generated excitement in and about Chemical & Materials Engineering, particularly with regards to enrollment.  A record 204 undergraduates are registered as CHME majors on the fall 2017 census date (9/1/17), 47% of which are women.  This includes a large freshman class of 67 students. Retention among the cohort of…
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Dr. Brewer receives University Research Council Early Career Award

Congratulations are in order for Dr. Catherine Brewer, who received the Early Career Award for the 17th Annual University Research Council for Exceptional Achievements in Creative Scholarly Activity.  This award includes a $2,000 check that was presented at the Fall Convocation.  Dr. Brewer joins Drs Hongmei Luo, Jessica Houston, Reza Foudazi, and Thomas Manz (as…
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CHME Zoe Elliott named to ALL USA/PTK Academic Team

Zoe Elliott, a transfer student from the New Mexico State University Alamogordo, graduated with an associate’s degree in general engineering and is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering on the New Mexico State University main campus. Elliott was selected for the All USA/PTK Academic team, which chooses two community college students from each…
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