Alum Karen Perez joins Freese and Nichols

SUBMISSION BY: Mallory Wendel, (214)796-2597, mallory@cookseypr.com Karen Perez has joined the Freese and Nichols team in El Paso and will spearhead the firm’s water, wastewater and stormwater expansion efforts throughout the metropolitan area. Karen has built a strong reputation in West Texas and Southern New Mexico over the last two decades working with several municipalities and public…
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Alfredo Zendejas Rodriguez completes Occupational Health Internship

Alfredo Zendejas Rodriguez is a graduate student in the Civil Engineering Department working on his Master of Science in Environmental Engineering. During this past summer, he was awarded an internship at The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Occupational Health Internship Program (OHIP) in the city of Los Angeles. He was examining health and safety…
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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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