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Sahar wins competitive travel grant

Qavi Sahar was awarded a $750 Graduate Travel Award to attend the American Chemical Society National Meeting in Boston 2018 and present her research.  According to the award letter, Sahar’s “application packet and recommendations were very impressive and stood out among the other applicants.”

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Dr. Houston elected into officer ranks of ISAC Council

Dr. Jessica Houston has been elected to serve a two-year term as Treasurer of the International Society for the Advancement of Cytometry. http://isac-net.org/News/Congratulations-to-the-Newly-Elected-ISAC-Council.aspx

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Research of CHME Junior Jocelyne Chavez funded by Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is funding the research of CHME junior Jocelyne Chavez in the biochemistry department under Dr. Shelly Lusseti’s supervision. The goal of their laboratory work has been to investigate cellular repair pathways and the specific proteins that aid in cell damage repair. Participating in research heavily dependent on biochemical processes has…
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Dr. Houston selected for Fulbright in Japan

http://www.lcsun-news.com/story/news/education/nmsu/2018/02/13/nmsu-chemical-materials-engineering-professor-receives-fulbright-faculty-award/335410002/

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CHME Gabrielle Kral receives travel grant to 2018 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM

Gabby Kral will represent NMSU CHME at the 2018 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM on February 22-24, in 2018 in Washington DC, where she will present her talk, “Building a wind erosion testing device.” Abstract: Due to the high cost of purchasing wind erosion testing devices such as the traditional wind tunnel, an alternative,…
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NMSBrew to lead technical sessions on brewing at AICHE 2018 in Pittsburgh

NMSBrew in CHME at NMSU will chair three sessions in a topical conference being planned and organized for the 2018 American Institute of Chemical Engineers national meeting in Pittsburgh, PA in Oct/Nov 2018.  Dr. Brewer will lead a session on Brewery Education, while Dr. Rockstraw is organizing sessions on Brewery Engineering and Advances in Fermentation…
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CHME mourns the loss of Josh Hill (MSCHE 2013)

https://www.frenchfunerals.com/notices/Joshua-Hill/guest-book

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Lucion Derry raises most donations in ROTC pushup fundraiser

CHME sophomore and ROTC Cadet Lucion Derry thanks CHME for pledges and donations that permitted him to raise the most money of every cadet in the ROTC Pushup Fundraiser.  Lucion states, that out of the ~$1500 that was raised from the cadet core, $359 of that was raised by his efforts, which he states, “could not have…
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Frank (BSCHE 1981) and Jennifer Seidel seed CHME Chair

Frank (BSCHE 1981) and Jennifer Seidel kicked off a campaign to fund a chaired professor position in The Department of Chemical & Materials Engineering with a $50,000 contribution.  As chair of the CHME Academy, Frank is leading a group of alumni in raising funds to make this dream a reality.  Shown here with wife Jennifer,…
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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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