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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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Eight graduating NMSU students honored with Outstanding Graduate awards

Date: 11/23/2020 Writer: Carol Ann Garcia, 575-646-2853, carolgar@nmsu.edu New Mexico State University has a tradition of providing undergraduate and graduate students with exceptional academic programs, highly respected faculty and nationally recognized research programs. The NMSU Alumni Association is honored to recognize some of the best and brightest as our Fall 2020 Outstanding Graduates: Alyssa Adams –…
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NMSU civil engineering graduate student awarded prestigious ADSC scholarship

Peter Zelkowski was awarded the 2020-2021 ADSC’s Johnie Stephens Memorial Scholarship. Zelkowski is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Civil Engineering at NMSU, mentored by Dr. Paola Bandini. His doctoral research is sponsored by the Center for Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics (CBBG) to develop a deep foundation system with bio-inspired features that enhance the…
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Sina Zamen and Dr. Ehsan Dehghan-Niri receive ASNT Fellowship

Sina Zamen, Ph.D. Candidate, and Ehsan Dehghan-Niri, Civil Engineering Assistant Professor, were recently awarded one of five $20,000 fellowships from the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT). Their fellowship proposal, titled “Evaluation of Rolling Contact Fatigue (RCF) cracks on railheads using nonlinear ultrasound in phase-space domain,” will investigate the use of modern ultrasound testing and…
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