Graduate Students and Advisor Present Research at International Conferences

Himali Delanka-Pedige and Srimali Munasnghe-Arachchige, graduate students, travelled with Dr. N. Khandan to Singapore and Malaysia to present their research outcomes. The trio attended and presented at the Singapore International Water Week– Water Convention held July 8-12, 2018. They also presented at the 2nd International Conference on Advances in Biotechnology hosted in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,…
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Gabriel Kline completes internship with Sundt Construction

Gabriel Kline, BSCE sophomore, was fortunate to receive an internship with Sundt Construction as a field engineer during the summer of 2018. Gabriel was assigned to the IH-10 Old Fredericksburg Project just outside of San Antonio, Texas. He would like to thank Camden Wilka, another civil engineering student at NMSU, for helping him to receive the internship. Gabriel would also like to thank…
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Dr. Dehghan Niri honored by American Society for Nondestructive Testing

Civil Engineering Assistant Professor Ehsan Dehghan Niri was recently named 2017 American Society Nondestructive Testing Young Professional at their annual meeting in Nashville, Tennessee and served as vice-chair of 27th ASNT Research Symposium. Dehghan Niri is the author of 17 scientific journal publications and 11 U.S. patents. His main research experience includes the development of advanced…
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NMSU ASCE excels at Rocky Mountain Regional Competition

The students of the Daniel B. Jett Student Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) at New Mexico State University traveled to Salt Lake City, Utah, to participate in the 2017 Rocky Mountain Regional Competition, held at the University of Utah, on April 6-8, 2017. The NMSU Student Chapter of ASCE participated in…
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NMSU Civil Engineering’s Dr. Samani to partner on USDA grant

Dr. Zohrab Samani, NMSU Civil Engineering Professor, will be working jointly with several other NMSU departments on a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant through the New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute (NMWRRI). The USDA grant is part of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Agriculture and Food Research Institute: Water for Agriculture…
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Mostafazadeh-Fard to partake in NSF Innovation Corps

Saman Mostafazadeh-Fard, graduate student in the Civil Engineering Department at New Mexico State University, completed successfully the NMSU Arrowhead’s LAUNCH entrepreneurship program as a finalist this spring and has been accepted into NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps) and Aggie I-Corps tech entrepreneurship training programs. The National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps program prepares scientists and engineers to…
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ReNUWIt Project featured by Las Cruces Sun-News

“The exciting future of wastewater”, featuring ReNUWIt research was published by Las Cruces Sun-News in Sunday print edition and online. The article discusses the “big implications are resulting from what looks like a small algae research project” at the Jacob A. Hands Wastewater Treatment Facility in Las Cruces. Starting two years ago in laboratory test tubes, Dr. Khandan‘s  ReNUWIt project is…
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Dr. Xu recognized for USGS Project

Dr. Pei Xu (Associate Professor, Environmental Engineering) was recognized for her USGS 104b project on treating produced water while generating electricity.  This project was selected by the National Institute for Water Resources (NIWR) to be included in their Annual Report and also reported to Congress. Dr. Xu’s project was one of only two projects selected…
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ReNUWIt Team honored with University Research Council Achievement Award

The ReNUWit team of Dr. Nirmala Khandan, Dr. Pei Xu, and Dr. Salim Bawazir has been selected as the recipients of the Team Award for the Seventeenth Annual University Research Council Awards for Exceptional Achievements in Creative Scholarly Activity. This team has authored over 60 ISI publications during the 6-year ReNUWIt period. The team’s lifetime publications have impressive impact…
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NMSU Civil Engineering Team Wins at the 27th Annual International Environmental Design Contest

After a seven-year hiatus, NMSU student team with faculty advisor Dr. Pei Xu competed in the 27th International Environmental Design Contest Sunday, April 2, to Wednesday, April 5, in Las Cruces. This design contest gives students the opportunity to present their innovative designs to real-world problems. The contest is a unique event that brings industry,…
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