NMSU professor redesigns scheduling in healthcare clinics to improve quality of service

  Date: 06/24/2014 Writer: Emilee Cantrell, (575) 646-2913, [email protected] Imagine going to the doctor’s office, seeing the doctor right away, and avoiding lengthy amounts of idle time in the waiting room. Yu-Li Huang, assistant professor of industrial engineering, and six NMSU students are researching how to redesign the outpatient scheduling system in clinics to be more … Read more

NMSU PACE team develops mobile transportation device

Date: 06/16/2014 Writer: Emilee Cantrell, (575) 646-2913, [email protected] In July, engineering students from New Mexico State University will travel to Turin, Italy, having earned a spot in the second phase of a two-year global collaboration project involving institutions in 11 countries. The team designed and fabricated a mobile device for individual transportation within urban settings and … Read more

NMSU researchers studying new invasive pest from Africa, Asia

  Date: 06/11/2014 Writer: Jane Moorman, 505-249-0527, [email protected] LOS LUNAS – Brassica crops in New Mexico are in danger of attack from a new invasive pest – a stink bug called Bagrada hilaris, which is currently spreading through the Southern part of the United States. Researchers from New Mexico State University have joined others from California … Read more

Thinking outside the lab: NMSU entomology students travel to Belize

Date: 06/02/2014 Writer: Angela Simental, 575-646-6861, [email protected]. In March, through the Faculty-led International Programs, a group of eight students, led by Scott Bundy, associate professor of entomology in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at New Mexico State University, traveled to Belize to research and experience its biodiversity. From venomous spiders, ants, leafhoppers and … Read more

NMSU electrical engineering project aims to improve white cane design

Date: 05/29/2014 Writer: Ada Ciuca, 575-646-7562, [email protected] Students in New Mexico State University’s Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, in partnership with mechanical engineering students, worked throughout the previous school year to improve the white cane, a device that visually impaired persons use to become more aware of their surroundings, as part of their … Read more

NASA grant helps NMSU astronomy student’s search for microbial life

Date: 2013-10-28 Writer: Isabel A. Rodriguez, (575) 646-7066, [email protected] New Mexico State University student Kyle Uckert is working on the development of instrumentation to help identify signs of life on bodies of the solar system. He has been selected as one of 65 graduate students in the 2013 class of NASA Space Technology Research Fellows … Read more

NMSU’s annual poster fair explores wide array of research, creative activity

Date: 2013-10-21 Writer: Darrell J. Pehr, (575) 646-3223, [email protected] More than 40 research posters were presented at the 13th annual University Research Council’s Research and Creative Activities Fair Oct. 4 at New Mexico State University. With topics ranging from urban entomology and beet armyworms to a study of the mysteries of the universe, NMSU students, … Read more

NMSU cancer researcher pursues potential of unique estrogen receptor for diagnosis, treatment

Date: 2013-10-14 Writer: Minerva Baumann, (575) 646-7566, [email protected] The Tough Enough to Wear Pink campaign, which is having its annual fundraiser this week, and Cowboys for Cancer Research are among the first organizations that helped a New Mexico State University cancer researcher and his team to pursue efforts to unlock the potential of a unique … Read more

NMSU’s geographers map outdoor campus recycling resources

  Date: 2013-10-01 Writer: Tonya Suther, (575) 646-6233, [email protected] When throwing away a plastic bottle, would you walk the length of a football field or more to find a recycling bin or just hit the first trash can you see? Researchers in the Spatial Applications and Research Center (SpARC) at New Mexico State University recently … Read more

NMSU to unveil new Southwest Survey Research Center this semester

Date: 2013-09-24 Writer: Isabel A. Rodriguez, (575) 646-7066, [email protected] New Mexico State University’s College of Health and Social Services has named Joe Tomaka as its new associate dean for research. Born and raised in Buffalo, N.Y., Tomaka previously worked at UTEP for 18 years. He will lead the development and operational phase of the Southwest … Read more