Dr. Khandan Awarded Foreman Endowed Chair

Dr. Nirmala Khandan (Professor, Civil Engineering) was renewed as the Ed and Harold Foreman Endowed Chair in Civil Engineering for a second 5-year term.  The endowed chair was made possible through the generosity of a gift from Dr. Edgar (Ed) F. Foreman and Mr. Harold “Chub” Foreman. The Foreman brothers both earned Bachelor of Science degrees…
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Alum Mark Fountain selected as a Top Young Professional in the Southwest

Mr. Mark Fountain (BSCE, 2002) was selected as one of the Top Young Professionals in the Southwest by Engineering News Record (ENR) for 2017.  Professionals are judged based on industry experience and education; career and industry leadership; and community service and involvement.  Mr. Fountain is an Associate at HDR in Phoenix, Arizona and he was…
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Jelena Karapetrovic Rises to the Challenge with her Research

Ms. Jelena Karapetrovic (PhD Candidate, Transportation) won second place in the Traffic Control Device Challenge (TCDC) sponsored by the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Standing Committee of Traffic Control Devices and American Traffic Safety Association (ATSSA).  This was the first Traffic Control Device Challenge, organized by Dr. Paul Carlson, Texas A&M. The objective of the challenge…
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Dr. Xu earns Frank Bromilow Engineering Research Excellence Award

Dr. Pei Xu was selected as recipient of the 2017 Frank Bromilow Engineering Research Excellence Award.  This research award recognizes faculty for excellence in scholarly activity and leadership.  Dr. Xu was honored the evening of Friday, February 17 at the College of Engineering Awards Banquet. Read more about the Bromilow Awards

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NM Evapotranspiration Conference to feature NMSU CE Professors

Dr. King, Dr. Bawazir and Dr. Samani will present at the New Mexico Evapotranspiration Conference hosted by the New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute at New Mexico State University on June 6 and 7.   Read more about this topic here: https://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Articles/view/12533/new-mexico-water-resources-research-institute-hosts-conference-in-las-cruces-in-june  

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ReNUWIt’s Kristina Macro earns top honors at SWE Conference

Ms. Kristina Macro, undergraduate student from State University of New York (SUNY) received a first place for research poster presentation titled Stem Water Potential in Desert Willow Grown in Clinoptilolite Zeolite and In-Situ Riparian Soil at the Society of Women Engineers – Region E Conference held at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown Hotel, Syracuse, NY on February 24-26,…
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Four civil engineering students receive $30,000 in federal fellowships

“Four graduate students in New Mexico State University’s Civil Engineering Department recently were awarded sizable fellowships through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration.  Mark Manning received $10,000, Jose Pasillas Rodriguez and Daniel Diaz each received $7,500, and Abram Lane received $5,000 through the Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program.” Read more about this…
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Salon Discovery Event to feature NMSU Department of Civil Engineering!

Greetings from Hernandez Hall!!!!! The Department of Civil Engineering in the College of Engineering is excited to be featured in NMSU’s Salon Discovery (Enchantment of the Mind) event. The event will be held on September 9th, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at NMSU’s Atkinson Recital Hall. The event will focus on “NMSU Civil Engineering: En Route to Better…
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NMSU College of Engineering departments collaborate on earthquake project

“Keeping structures safe during an earthquake is a goal for one New Mexico State University professor who is leading a team from the College of Engineering in developing a new device. The self-centering device is the brainchild of Tathagata Ray, civil engineering assistant professor. With assistance from the Manufacturing Technology & Engineering Center, Ray’s device was…
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NMSU engineering grads are helping build the nation’s first bullet train

“The interstate highway system revolutionized travel in the United States in the 1950s, allowing people and cargo to reach their destinations far more efficiently than ever before. Now, more than 60 years later, three New Mexico State University alums are working on a project to help change the face of travel in the country once…
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