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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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New Mexico Produced Water Research Consortium adds ExxonMobil as research sponsor

Date: 12/01/2020 Writer: Tiffany Acosta, 575-646-3929, tfrank@nmsu.edu The New Mexico Produced Water Research Consortium, a joint effort between New Mexico State University and the New Mexico Environment Department, has received support from ExxonMobil as a research sponsor. The sponsorship will help support the consortium’s research, development and demonstration efforts to focus on the technical and health…
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Virtual New Mexico AMP Student Research Conference brings statewide audience

Date: 11/20/2020 Writer: Jeanne Garland , 575-646-7801, garland@nmsu.edu Approximately 225 attendees were present for the 2020 Virtual New Mexico Alliance for Minority Participation Student Research Conference. New Mexico State University hosted the event that included university and community college students and faculty; high school juniors, seniors; and advisers from Upward Bound and the New Mexico Math, Engineering,…
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NMSU professor studies Madagascan lemur to revolutionize non-destructive testing methods

DATE: 11/12/2020 WRITER: Vladimir Avina, 575-646-7234, vlad23@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Ehsan Dehghan-Niri, 575-646-3514, niri@nmsu.edu Deep in the rainforests of Madagascar lives an endangered lemur whose unique evolution is paving the way to improve non-destructive testing on aging infrastructure and composite materials. Ehsan Dehghan-Niri, assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at New Mexico State University, is studying…
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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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