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NMSU engineering student research presentations win top awards

Students from the Department of Civil Engineering at New Mexico State University received numerous awards at NMSU’s recent virtual Research and Creativity Week event. Eight civil engineering students presented their projects with four placing in the top 10 of all presentations. The student, their presentation, faculty advisor(s) and placement are as follows: Seyed Ali Aleali,…
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NMSU Civil Engineering students soar in virtual Research and Creativity Week presentations

Date: 12/18/2020 Contact:  Dr. Paola Bandini, paola@nmsu.edu and Dr. Douglas Cortes, dcortes@nmsu.edu Students from the Department of Civil Engineering at New Mexico State University received numerous awards at this year’s virtual Research and Creativity Week. A total of eight civil engineering students presented their projects with four placing in the top 10 of all presentations….
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NMSU’s annual concrete school set for Jan. 8-9

Date: 12/17/2020 Writer: Madison Burns , 575-646-2510, burnsm@nmsu.edu The College of Engineering at New Mexico State University, in partnership with the New Mexico Ready Mix Concrete and Aggregates Association, will host a virtual concrete training for the construction industry Jan. 8-9. The 57th annual Samuel P. Maggard Quality Concrete School is designed for concrete professionals, contractors, professional…
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Distinguished NMSU Engineering alumnus publishes autobiography

NMSU engineering alumnus Richard Leza, native New Mexican and leading venture capitalist, has written an autobiography which has been published and released on Amazon.com. Leza is a civil engineering graduate and is an ardent supporter of NMSU and the College of Engineering. He is emeriti director of the New Mexico State University Foundation Board and…
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NMSU Civil Engineering alumna receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Priscyla Marquez, NMSU Civil Engineering alumna, was awarded the 2020 Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP) from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Marquez graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering last May and began her graduate studies in environmental engineering at the University of Texas at Austin this semester.  At NMSU, Marquez was an undergraduate…
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Congratulations to the Spring 2020 Graduating Class!

The Department of Civil Engineering wishes to congratulate the Spring 2020 Class. The virtual Sociedad de Ingenieros and Order of the Engineer ceremony took place on Friday, May 15, 2020, and a virtual department celebration followed. At the department celebration, students shared their favorite memories and plans with each other, faculty, staff, and their families. …
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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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