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. 

Department Celebration Zoom Call

NMSU Civil Engineering Virtual Graduation Celebration: Pictured: Yanyan Zhang (Asst. Prof.), J. Phillip King (Assoc. Dept. Head & Prof.), Nagamany Nirmalakhandan (Prof.), David Jauregui (Dept. Head & Prof.), Paola Bandini (Assoc. Prof.), Irma Morales (Staff), Michael Chidiac, Pascual Camacho, Ehsan Niri (Asst. Prof.), Salim Bawazir (Assoc. Prof.), Paul Chavez, Huiyao Wang (Assoc. Prof.), Pei Xu (Prof.), George Ortiz, Douglas Cortes (Assoc. Prof.), Hayden Randall, Priscyla Marquez, Fernando Alvidrez, Mark Manning (Ph.D. Recipient), and Uriel Marquez.


There are 20 Bachelor’s, 7 Master’s, and 3 Doctoral degree recipients listed below. 

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
Dali Aguilar
Fernando Alvidrez, Jr.
Patricia Borunda
Pascual Eduardo Camacho (Honors, C.S.)
Paul Eric Chavez
Michael David Chidiac
Ildefonso Cisneros
Carey Ashley Collins
Kyle James Flowers
Oscar Guerrero
Tory May Howells
Priscyla Marquez (Honors, C.S.)
Uriel Alfredo Marquez
John J. Miyagishima
George Ortiz, Jr. *
Noah J. Pierce
Jesse Joe Porras (C.S.)
Hayden Allan Randall (Honors, C.S.)
Cedric Lee Smith
Jacob Vasquez

Master of Science in Civil Engineering
Sabrina Galvan Ontiveros
Judit Maria Garcia
Filmon Ghebrezgiabher Ghebreyesus
Ivan Slavko Jelicic
Gilberto Alexis Vazquez Delgado
Yangjian Xiao
Peter Zelkowski

Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering (Civil)
Jame Alexander (Engineering) Development of Adaptive Self Centering Device and Benefits of Multi-Floor Isolated Building Under Seismic Loads Faculty Advisor: Tathagata Ray

Guanyu Ma (Engineering) Developing Energy-Efficient Anti-Fouling Ion-Exchange Membranes Using Conductive Polymers and Nanomaterials Faculty Advisor: Pei Xu

Mark Patrick Manning (Engineering) Experimental, Analytical, and Practical Investigations of Nonproprietary Ultra-High Performance Concrete Developed Using Local Materials Faculty Advisor: Brad Weldon

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