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NMSU civil engineers receive national award for railroad testing research

Date: 09/29/2020 Writer: Linda Fresques, 575-646-7416, lfresque@nmsu.edu New Mexico State University Civil Engineering Assistant Professor Ehsan Dehghan-Niri and Ph.D. candidate Sina Zamen received a 2020 fellowship from the American Society for Non-Destructive Testing. The fellowship award was based on their proposal, “Evaluation of Rolling Contact Fatigue cracks on railheads using nonlinear ultrasound in phase-space domain.” The…
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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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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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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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