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Engineering professor receives Department of Energy grant

New Mexico State University Department of Civil Engineering Assistant Professor Ehsan Dehghan Niri has received a United States Department of Energy grant. This is a three-year award for $400,000 and is a collaboration with Arizona State University.
19-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


NSF awards 5-year grant to fund first-of-its-kind HSI STEM Resource Hub

The National Science Foundation recently announced its first research awards under the Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program.
2-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


$20 Million NSF Grant for SMART Grid Center Builds on NMSU Research

The sustainable electric grids of the future will be raised in New Mexico thanks to a $20 million National Science Foundation grant based on smart grid research born at New Mexico State University over the past five years.
27-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Research on homemade mosquito repellants finds interesting alternatives

What do burning coffee, eating bananas and drinking gin and tonic have in common? They are among the unconventional mosquito repellents people say they use.
9-Aug-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Physicist Among Researchers That May Have Evidence of the Elusive Sterile Neutrino

NMSU physicist among researchers may have evidence of the elusive sterile neutrino.
24-Jul-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Late NASA Voyager Imaging Guru Was NMSU's First Astronomy Ph.D.

Bradford Smith led the imaging team for NASA’s Voyager missions and stoked the imaginations of people worldwide with pictures of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. He was also the first student to earn a Ph.D. in astronomy in the College of Arts...
17-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Undergrads Get Firsthand Experience Researching Immigration Issues Making Headlines

NMSU undergrads get firsthand experience researching immigration issues making headlines.
17-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


NMSU Professor Receives Presidential Award

New Mexico State University Regents Professor Elba Serrano is among 27 individuals across the country named last week to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.
6-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Our Experts on Newswise

Building trust in government.

NMSU government professor Christa Slaton's research focuses on ethics in government.
28-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT

Sociologist Discusses How Social Justice Activism Through Sports Is Working in NFL Controversy.

10-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT


NMSU Expert Gives Tips on Safe Water Storage, Treatment in Case of Crisis

In the case of emergencies affecting potable water supplies, New Mexico State University water expert Rossana Sallenave released a guide on how to properly treat and store water for long periods of time.
22-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST


Landscape Ecologist to Research, Teach Dryland Ecology

22-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST


Professor's Football Research Emphasizes Lower Extremity Loading Patterns, Torque Production and Velocity-Based Resistance Training

2-Feb-2017 10:00 AM EST


Professor's Research Demonstrates How Imagery Works to Improve Sport Performance

2-Feb-2017 10:00 AM EST


Dean on Expert Panel to Develop the National Academy of Medicine Report on Family Caregiving for Older Adults

6-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT


Chile Researchers Lead the Way When It Comes To "Super-Hot" Varieties

Known by many as the “Chileman,” Paul Bosland is widely considered the world’s foremost authority on chile peppers.
13-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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New Mexico State University is New Mexico’s land-grant institution, a comprehensive research institution of higher education dedicated to teaching, research, and service at the undergraduate and graduate levels. NMSU is a NASA Space Grant College, a Hispanic-serving institution and is home to the very first Honors College in New Mexico. We have been recognized by Forbes magazine as one of America’s Top Colleges for 2014.


  • Neil Harvey

    Government Professor

    politic, Mexico, Latin America, social movements, Democracy
  • Michael Hou

    Psychology Assistant Professor

    multidimensional scaling, psychological construct, word perception
  • Immo Hansen

    Biology Associate Professor

    Molecular Mechanisms, sense nutrients


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