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Chile Repellent Licensed, Feb. 1, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., February 1, 2001 -- Dr. Daniel H. López, president of New Mexico Tech, today announced that Global Source Advantage, Inc. (GSA) has licensed the patent owned by the New Mexico Tech Rese...

Tech's Team Fractal Rides NASA Plane, Sept. 13, 2001

Tech's Team Fractal Rides NASA Plane, Sept. 13, 2001

[(Team FRACTAL members left to right): Seated: Sam Tun; Matt Moorland; Jennifer Sloan-Warren Standing: James Caruthers; Craig Miller; Sam Clark; faculty advisor Dave Westpfahl; Eric Nilan; Robi...

Prof. Rick Aster in National Geographic, Nov. 26, 2001

In the December 2001 issue of National Geographic, Dr. Rick Aster, Earth and Environmental Science, is quoted in the lead article on Antarctica. National Geographic is one of the most widely dissemi...

Norman Invents Low-Cost, Low-Tech Arsenic Filter, March 1, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., March 1, 2001 -- David Norman, a professor of geochemistry at New Mexico Tech, recently was awarded a $25,000 grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to further develop his new "...

Tech Geochem Prof. Publishes Textbook, Dec. 5, 2001

Tech Geochem Prof. Publishes Textbook, Dec. 5, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., December 4, 2001 -- Mantle plumes, mushroom-shaped regions of hot rock that rise up from deep below the Earth's crust, have taken a "back seat" to plate tectonics ever since...

Hydrology Prof. Garners Meinzer Award, Dec. 6, 2001

Hydrology Prof. Garners Meinzer Award, Dec. 6, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., December 6, 2001 -- Fred M. Phillips, professor of hydrology at New Mexico Tech, was named this year's recipient of the O. E. Meinzer Award at the recently held Geological Society of...

Steve Ball Co-Authors Nature Article, March 16, 2001

Steve Ball Co-Authors Nature Article, March 16, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., March 15, 2001 -- Steven C. Ball, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering at New Mexico Tech, is listed as one of the co- authors of an article published in today's issue of the ...

Tech CS Students Win Big at Programming Contest, April 16, 2001

Tech CS Students Win Big at Programming Contest, April 16, 2001

DURANGO, Colo., April 16, 2001 -- A team of New Mexico Tech computer science students once again took top honors at the recently held Seventeenth Annual Fort Lewis College Programming Contest in Dur...

Resurfacing the 100-inch Telescope, Aug. 10, 2001

Resurfacing the 100-inch Telescope, Aug. 10, 2001

     100-inch Hooker Telescope, Mt. Wilson SOCORRO, N.M., Aug...

John Wilson Named Chair of New Consortium, Dec. 20, 2001

John Wilson Named Chair of New Consortium, Dec. 20, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., December 20, 2001 -- John L. Wilson II, professor of hydrology at New Mexico Tech and chairman of the university's Earth and Environmental Science Department, recently was elected chai...

EEG Employee Named President of Health Physics Society, Dec. 19, 2001

EEG Employee Named President of Health Physics Society, Dec. 19, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., December 19, 2001 -- George Anastas, health physicist with New Mexico Tech's Environmental Evaluation Group (EEG), was inducted earlier this year as the 46th president of the Health Ph...

EE Prof. Teare Working on Mt. Wilson Telescope, Aug. 9, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., August 9, 2001 -- Ever since 1997, New Mexico Tech professor of electrical engineering Scott Teare has spent the better part of his summers in the mountains near Pasadena, Calif., worki...

Cal Receives Award from Alma Mater, July 5, 2001

Cal Receives Award from Alma Mater, July 5, 2001

( Right:  Dr. Mark Cal receives award from Rupert F. Graham, Jr., President of the UIUC Civil & Environmental Engineering Alumni Association.) SOCORRO, N.M., July 5, 2001 -- Mark P. Cal, an ...

Macey Scholars:  Caruthers and Edwards, July 19, 2001

Macey Scholars: Caruthers and Edwards, July 19, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., July 19, 2001 -- Albuquerque area natives James W. Caruthers and Lisa Marie Edwards, both seniors at New Mexico Tech, recently were named Macey Scholars at the university. The honor inc...

Specializations in Explosives Engineering Offered, March 13, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., March 13, 2001 -- New Mexico Tech has harbored a longstanding tradition of educating professional engineers for the mining industry since the university's inception 112 years ago. And, ...

Geological Librarian Writes Text for Guide to Southwest, Dec. 20, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., December 20, 2001-- Maureen Wilks, geologist and geological librarian at the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, is the co-author of a recently published pictorial guide...

Alumnus Writes Book on Engineering Ceramics, Dec. 20, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., December 20, 2001 -- New Mexico Tech alumnus Murat Bengisu is the author of a recently published book, Engineering Ceramics. The 510-page, hardcover book is the latest addition in t...

Westpfahl and MRO Mentioned in New Book, Dec. 20, 2001

Westpfahl and MRO Mentioned in New Book, Dec. 20, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., December 20, 2001 -- David J. Westpfahl, a professor of astrophysics at New Mexico Tech, and the university's soon-to-be constructed Magdalena Ridge Observatory (MRO), are prominently ...

Prof. Bill Stone Receives Award, Dec. 19, 2001

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., December 19, 2001 -- William Dean Stone, associate professor of mathematics at New Mexico Tech, has been named the recipient of the Southwestern Section of the Mat...

Tech Team Fares Well in Chemical-Car Competition, Dec. 19, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., December 17, 2001 -- A team of New Mexico Tech chemical engineering students placed second in the poster contest and sixth in the car performance event at the American Institute of Chem...

Domenici Restores $11.5 M for Training at Tech, Dec. 19, 2001

CONTACT: CHRIS GALLEGOS (202) 224-7082 DOMENICI RESTORES $11.5 MILLION FOR FIRST RESPONDER TRAINING AT NM TECH WASHINGTON, D.C., December 19, 2001 -- U.S. Senator Pete Domenici today reported succ...

Tech and UNM Collaborate on Emergency Medical Program, Dec. 13, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., December 13, 2001 -- Two nationally recognized educational training programs at New Mexico universities -- one in first-responder training, the other in emergency medicine -- have forme...

Tech Club Makes Holiday Merrier for Socorro Families, Dec. 14, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., December 12, 2001 -- In a tangible expression of holiday spirit, all the members of the New Mexico Tech Club decided at their last meeting to raise at least $125 to "sponsor" ...

NMT and Sandia Sign MOU, Dec. 13, 2001

NMT and Sandia Sign MOU, Dec. 13, 2001

"SIGN ON THE DOTTED LINE . . ." Several top administrators at New Mexico Tech and Sandia National Laboratories met at Sandia on December 13, 2001, to sign two important memoranda of unders...

Steve Ball Presents Winning Paper, Dec. 14, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., December 11, 2001 -- New Mexico Tech student Steven Ball recently was singled out by the White Sands Missile Range Chapter of the International Test and Evaluation Association (ITEA) ...

Tech Soccer Team Completes Successful Fall Semester, Dec. 7, 2001

Tech Soccer Team Completes Successful Fall Semester, Dec. 7, 2001

Scroll down for story. Photo caption: The Tech Miners were champions of the first annual "X-treme Soccer Tournament" on the Tech campus during the 49ers celebration in October 2001. They wen...

Pres. Lopez To Receive UNM Award, Dec. 5, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., December 5, 2001 -- New Mexico Tech President Daniel H. López has been selected by the University of New Mexico Alumni Association as the 2002 recipient of its Bernard S. Rodey Award....

NM Tech and Sandia To Sign MOU, Dec. 10, 2001

Sandia Media Relations Contact: Chris Burroughs, (505) 844-0948, coburro@sandia.gov ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., December 10, 2001 - In a move to accredit the Weapon Intern Program and advance the state of t...

Funding Increased for First Responders Training, Dec. 5, 2001

CONTACT: CHRIS GALLEGOS (202) 224-7082 Domenici: Defense Committee Approves Huge $11.5 million Increase for First Responder Training at New Mexico Tech WASHINGTON, D. C., Dec. 4, 2001 -- U.S. Senat...

First-Year Experience Off to a Good Start, Nov. 5, 2001

First-Year Experience Off to a Good Start, Nov. 5, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., November 5, 2001 -- The newly established First-Year Experience at New Mexico Tech is off to a good start in its inaugural semester at the university, offering its various services, pr...

NM Tech Researchers Study Deep-subsurface Microbes, Nov. 27, 2001

NM Tech Researchers Study Deep-subsurface Microbes, Nov. 27, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., November 27, 2001 -- New Mexico Tech graduate student Sean McCuddy recently returned from field research conducted deep beneath the surface of the Earth, having spent most of his summe...

Tech Researchers Test Novel Methods of Detecting Pathogens, Nov. 12, 2001

Tech Researchers Test Novel Methods of Detecting Pathogens, Nov. 12, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., November 12, 2001 -- New Mexico Tech researchers currently are working on developing ultra-sensitive technologies for detecting certain bacteria in the environment before the pathogeni...

Bureau Program Receives Excellence Award, Nov. 20, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., October 4, 2001-- "Rockin' Around New Mexico," a summer geology workshop developed for state teachers by the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources (NMBGMR), recen...

Kelly Building Re-Dedicated, Nov. 9, 2001

Kelly Building Re-Dedicated, Nov. 9, 2001

(Pictured accepting a proclamation at the rededication are Joseph Kelly [right] and J. Michael Kelly [middle]; presenting the proclamation is Tech President Daniel H. Lopez.) by George Zamora ...

Tech Student Dies in Car Accident, Nov. 5, 2001

Following is the official newspaper obituary.] RENOUARD - John Keith Renouard, 19, born and raised in Albuquerque, died Friday, November 2, 2001 of injuries sustained in a car accident. He is survive...

Tech Geoscientists at GSA Conference, Nov. 8, 2001

BOSTON, November 6, 2001 -- A group of ten Earth scientists from New Mexico Tech currently are presenting results of their recent research projects at the 113th Annual Meeting of the Geological Societ...

GLOBE Teacher Training Workshop, Nov. 6, 2001

GLOBE Teacher Training Workshop, Nov. 6, 2001

"GLOBAL IMPLICATIONS . . ." November 6, 2001 -- The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) science and education program recently held one of its Teacher Trainin...

Coil Winders Scholarship, Nov. 2, 2001

Coil Winders Scholarship, Nov. 2, 2001

"COIL-WINDERS" SCHOLARSHIPS. ..Three New Mexico Tech students recently were presented with national scholarships awarded by the Electrical Manufacturing and Coil Winding Association (EMCWA...

Advisory Board formed for EE Dept., Nov. 5, 2001

Advisory Board formed for EE Dept., Nov. 5, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., November 5, 2001 -- Several members of New Mexico Tech's Department of Electrical Engineering Industrial Advisory Board recently convened for their inaugural meeting, which was held ...

CS Students Do Well in Competition, Oct. 31, 2001

A team of New Mexico Tech students did very well at the 2001 New Mexico State University Invitational Programming Competition, held this past weekend on the NMSU campus in Las Cruces. Teams from Tech...

Regent Gutierrez Named a Center Director at Sandia, Oct. 30, 2001

Regent Gutierrez Named a Center Director at Sandia, Oct. 30, 2001

Story by Ken Frazier Editor, Sandia Lab News 844-6210 844-0645 (Fax) ALBUQUERQUE -- Sidney M. "Sid" Gutierrez, president of the New Mexico Tech Board of Regents, has been promoted to Dir...

Tech Researcher Publishes in Nature, Oct. 17, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., October 17, 2001 -- An international research team, including a researcher from New Mexico Tech, has found evidence in deep-sea sediment cores taken from Antarctica's Ross Sea that the ...

Tech Faculty Members on Slate for AGU Offices, Oct. 25, 2001

SOCORRO, October 25, 2001 -- Two New Mexico Tech faculty members are on the slate of 64 candidates seeking offices on the governing body of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), an international scien...

Tech Students Garner Top Prizes at Poster Competition, Oct. 22, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., October 22, 2001 -- New Mexico Tech materials engineering students garnered three of the top prizes at a research poster competition held recently in conjunction with the 13th Annual Ri...

Tech Golf Pro Qualifies for Taylor Cup Matches, Oct. 18, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., October 18, 2001-- Russell Moore, head golf professional at the New Mexico Tech Golf Course, has qualified this year as one of the top ten professional golfers from the Sun Country Prof...

Tech Fencers Place Well in Regional Tournaments, Oct. 17, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., October 17, 2001 -- The New Mexico Tech Fencing Club has made significant marks in recent regional fencing tournaments held in Santa Fe, with several members placing in top positions in...

Mission Possible: New Mexico Tech, Oct. 16, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., October 16, 2001 - New Mexico Tech was the subject of a front-page feature article in the Albuquerque Journal on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2001. The state-supported research university was highl...

Wall Street Journal Names Tech "Hot School" Oct. 16, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., October 16, 2001 -- The Wall Street Journal, in an article published on Oct. 5, 2001, named New Mexico Tech to its list of "This Fall's Hot Schools." Tech made the list on the...

Rockin' Around N.M. Program Receives Excellence Award, Oct. 4, 2001

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., October 4, 2001 -- "Rockin' Around New Mexico," a summer geology workshop developed for state teachers by the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resour...

N.M. Tech Professor Emeritus Schery Authors Book, Oct. 4, 2001

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., October 4, 2001 -- Stephen D. Schery, a professor emeritus of physics at New Mexico Tech, is the author of the latest volume in the Environmental Science and Technolo...

Popular Mineral Museum Featured in New Mexico Magazine, Sept. 13, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., September 13, 2001 -- The well-known and oft-visited Mineral Museum on the campus of New Mexico Tech is the subject of a featured article in the current October issue of New Mexico maga...

Starke Awarded SPS Leadership Scholarship, Sept. 11, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., August 30, 2001 -- Virginia Alison Starke, a native of Los Alamos who is now a senior majoring in both physics and mathematics at New Mexico Tech, recently was awarded the 2001-2002 SPS...

Tech Ranked by U. S. News, Sept. 10, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., September 6, 2001 -- New Mexico Tech has been included among the 57 universities that make up the third tier grouping in the "Best National Universities--Doctoral" category in...

Tech Awarded $750,000 for Improved Drilling, Aug. 22, 2001

DOMENICI: NEW MEXICO TECH AWARDED $750,000 FOR IMPROVED ARCTIC DRILLING TECHNOLOGIES CONTACT: ELIZABETH HARVEY (202) 224-7073 Study to Explore More Productive and Environmentally Sound Drilling M...

EE Students Win Robotics Contest in China, Aug. 16, 2001

EE Students Win Robotics Contest in China, Aug. 16, 2001

     José Guilberto (first place) and Steve Wasson (third place) ...

MST Student Develops Adobe-Learning Unit, Aug. 14, 2001

or "Playing with Dirt" SOCORRO, N.M., Aug. 14, 2001 - A New Mexico teacher has developed a teaching unit on adobe that will be published and made available to teachers nationwide by Wards ...

Bush Signs Bill Funding NM Tech Research, July 24, 2001

Bill Includes Domenici Language on MRGCD Loan Payments CONTACT: Chris Gallegos (Sen. Domenici's office) (202) 224-7082 WASHINGTON, D. C., July 24, 2001 -- U.S. Senator Pete Domenici said a bill si...

Tech Students to Ride on NASA Plane, July 20, 2001

Tech Students to Ride on NASA Plane, July 20, 2001

[(Team FRACTAL members left to right): Seated: Sam Tun; Matt Moorland; Jennifer Sloan-Warren Standing: James Caruthers; Craig Miller; Sam Clark; faculty advisor Dave Westpfahl; Eric Nilan; Robin ...

Inal Named ASM Fellow, July 5, 2001

Inal Named ASM Fellow, July 5, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., July 5, 2001 -- Osman T. Inal, a professor of materials and metallurgical engineering at New Mexico Tech, recently was informed by ASM International, the Materials Information Societ...

Lightning Mapping Array Destroyed in Oklahoma Fire, July 10, 2001

NORMAN, Okla., July 10, 2001 -- Officials at the National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) in Norman, Okla. say last week's fire which roared through the agency's "Balloon Barn" equipment sto...

NMBGR Publishes Field Conference Book, July 2, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., July 2, 2001 -- The New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources (NMBGMR), a service and research division of New Mexico Tech, has published a field guide associated with a recent...

NM Geology Studies Arsenic in Groundwater, July 2, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., July 2, 2001 -- One of the current issues of New Mexico Geology focuses on an investigation of the levels and distribution of arsenic in ground water in the Socorro Basin. "Arse...

N.M. Geology magazine Studies Espanola Basin, June 28, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., June 28, 2001 -- The newest issue of New Mexico Geology focuses on a geologic study of the depositional environments which make up the alluvial slopes found in a section on the east sid...

N.M. Bureau of Geology Publishes Non-Technical Booklets, June 28, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., June 28, 2001 -- The New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources (NMBGMR) recently published the first booklet in a new non-technical series of publications which are designed to...

Poster-Sized Satellite Map of New Mexico, June 28, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., June 28, 2001 -- The New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources (NMBGMR) recently published a poster-size map of New Mexico which offers a satellite view of the entire state on ...

N.M. Teachers Accept "Supercomputing Challenge", June 22, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., June 21, 2001 -- Several high school and middle school teachers from around New Mexico have accepted the "supercomputing challenge" and are now busy developing their computati...

Tech Geoscientists Present Research at International Conference, June 20, 2001

SOCORRO, June 20, 2001 -- Several geoscientists from New Mexico Tech will present results of their ongoing research at "Earth System Processes," an international and interdisciplinary confer...

N.M. Tech Students Compete in SAE Mini Baja, May 18, 2001

N.M. Tech Students Compete in SAE Mini Baja, May 18, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., May 18, 2001 -- A team of New Mexico Tech engineering students competed last month against more than 100 other engineering design teams from universities across the United States, Me...

Tech Team First at Environmental Contest, May 18, 2001

Tech Team First at Environmental Contest, May 18, 2001

LAS CRUCES, N.M., May 16, 2001 -- A team comprised of four New Mexico Tech seniors designed, constructed, and presented an innovative recovery system which placed first in its category at the 11th Ann...

AAUW Chooses Two Scholarship Winners, May 9, 2001

AAUW Chooses Two Scholarship Winners, May 9, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., May 9, 2001 -- Since 1966, the Socorro branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) has held annual local fundraisers, such as the popular Visitas de Navidad, in orde...

Summer Rhodes Receives Scholarship, May 21, 2001

Summer Rhodes Receives Scholarship, May 21, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., May 21, 2001 -- Roswell native Summer Rhodes, who is now a senior majoring in materials engineering at New Mexico Tech, recently was awarded the university's prestigious Ron Roman Sch...

NM Tech on Team to Direct Supercomputing Center, June 1, 2001

Contact: Shawn E. Nakamoto, APR Director of Public Relations University & Community Relations University of Hawaii 2444 Dole Street, BA 12, Room 1 Honolulu, HI 96822 808/956-9095 - direct 8...

Gary Olsen Retires, June 5, 2001

Gary Olsen Retires, June 5, 2001

reprinted by permission from El Defensor Chieftain Drawn by green chile and an intriguing student body, history professor Gary Olsen came to New Mexico Tech in 1970, and is only now leaving for a n...

Aerojet Supports EE Lab, May 18, 2001

Aerojet Supports EE Lab, May 18, 2001

PASSING THE BUCKS -- May 17, 2001 -- The Aerojet office in Socorro recently made a $11,670 contribution to New Mexico Tech to help complete the electrical engineering department's new Controls/Robot...

Tech Robotics Teams Dominate International Contest, May 17, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., May 17, 2001 -- Students on robotics teams from New Mexico Tech were called to the awards stand more times than anyone else during last month's Eighth Annual Fire-Fighting Home Robot Co...

Teachers Embark on Brazilian Adventure, May 7, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., May 7, 2001 -- Brazil . . . land of beautiful beaches, lush rain forests, exotic animals, and New Mexican teachers. New Mexican teachers? Twelve New Mexican teachers, in fact. These ...

Children's Center Teacher Gains Credentials, May 2, 2001

Children's Center Teacher Gains Credentials, May 2, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., May 2, 2001 -- Francisca Aurelia Baeza, a teacher at the New Mexico Tech Children's Center, recently was awarded the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential in recognition of he...

Scott Teare, Faculty Member and Research Physicist, May 4, 2001

Scott Teare, Faculty Member and Research Physicist, May 4, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., May 2, 2001 -- After six months on the job at New Mexico Tech, Scott Teare has been dividing his time between being a professor of electrical engineering (EE) and as a research physi...

Wangler Named "Engineering Student of the Year", May 4, 2001

Wangler Named "Engineering Student of the Year", May 4, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., May 4, 2001 -- Timothy Wangler, a native of Clovis who is now a graduating senior majoring in chemical engineering at New Mexico Tech, recently was named the research university's &q...

Bentley Named Asst. Prof. of Theater Arts, April 19, 2001

Bentley Named Asst. Prof. of Theater Arts, April 19, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., April 19, 2001 -- At the start of the current spring semester, Leslie Bentley was named an assistant professor of Theatre Arts at New Mexico Tech, becoming the newest faculty member ...

Tech Student Soars into Research Program, May 3, 2001

Tech Student Soars into Research Program, May 3, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., May 3, 2001 -- Michael Ray Johnson, a senior majoring in computer science at New Mexico Tech, recently was named one of about 40 students nationwide who have been accepted as participa...

Brown Named "Engineering Student of the Year" Runnerup, May 4, 2001

Brown Named "Engineering Student of the Year" Runnerup, May 4, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., May 4, 2001 -- Rebecca Lynn Brown, a native of Grants who is now a graduating senior majoring in both mathematics and electrical engineering at New Mexico Tech, recently was named th...

Harper Named "Engineering Student of the Year" Runnerup, May 4, 2001

 SOCORRO, N.M., May 4, 2001 -- Mary Robin Harper, a native of Rio Rancho who is now a graduating senior majoring in materials engineering at New Mexico Tech, recently was named the research uni...

Soccer Team Moves Up a Division, May 4, 2001

Soccer Team Moves Up a Division, May 4, 2001

[Photo caption: Front row (left to right): Maurizio Leo, Tim Kinsworthy, Dan Young, Tony Zimmerly, Hanh Nguyen, Mike Okoro, Josh Lynch Back row (left to right): Chad Watson, Brian Petracca, Charli...

Electrical Engineering Students Fare Well at Robot Contest, May 7, 2001

Kudos to Tech's Electrical Engineering Department in the 8th Annual Trinity College Fire-Fighting Home Robot Contest Senior Division  Place Robot ...

WERC Students Place First in Environmental Contest, May 7, 2001

Congratulations to: Lara Beasley, Environmental science Andrea Estrada, Environmental engineering Gordon Rueff, Chemistry Charlotte Salazar, Environmental engineering for winning First Place in ...

Baolin Deng Awarded NSF Career Award, April 16, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., April 16, 2001 -- Baolin Deng, assistant professor of environmental engineering at New Mexico Tech, recently was named a recipient of one of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) reno...

Former Tech Instructor on Top at Fencing Championship, April 16, 2001

by George Zamora LOS ALAMOS, N.M., April 16, 2001 -- Brad Baker, a former adjunct physics faculty member at New Mexico Tech, swept three men's fencing events and took first place overall at the 200...

Student Appreciation Awards, April 16, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., April 16, 2001 -- Five students and two student groups have been selected as this year's recipients of the Student Appreciation Awards at New Mexico Tech. This marks the third year the ...

Doctoral Candidate Finishes Well in Boston Marathon, April 17, 2001

BOSTON, Mass., April 17, 2001 -- New Mexico Tech doctoral candidate Vladimir Ispolatov finished yesterday's 105th Boston Marathon with a very respectable official time of 2 hours, 55 minutes, and 37 s...

Cal Receives Achievement Award, April 21, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., April 21, 2001 -- Dr. Mark Cal, assistant professor of environmental engineering, was honored on April 20, 2001 with the 2001 Young Civil Engineer Achievement Award presented by the Civ...

Renowned Poet to Read at Tech, March 30, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., March 30, 2001 -- New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology celebrates National Poetry Month with an evening with renowned poet David St. John on Wednesday, April 25 at 7 p.m. in th...

Science Fair is Coming! March 29, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., March 29, 2001 -- More than 500 middle school and high school students from throughout the state will exhibit their research projects at the 49th annual New Mexico Science and Enginee...

IT Degree Program/ iCASA Research Organization, March 22, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., March 22, 2001 -- A new interdisciplinary research organization at New Mexico Tech is creating an alliance among academia, government, and private businesses -- a collaborative partners...

New Campus Lighting Good for Costs, Astronomy, March 22, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., March 22, 2001 -- A campus-wide outdoor lighting improvement project at New Mexico Tech promises to deliver improved safety and security and lower electrical bills at the university, as...

Soccer Report, March 21, 2001

The NMT men's soccer team improved their record to 9-2-1 with recent wins over Las Chivatas, 4-0, and 242-Ride, 2-0. Senior Randy Clark came alive with a hat-trick against Las Chivatas. Dan Young and ...

Aimone-Martin Appointed to Commission, March 20, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., March 20, 2001 -- Catherine Aimone-Martin, a professor of mineral engineering at New Mexico Tech, recently was appointed to the New Mexico Coal Surface Mining Commission, a nine-member ...

Tech Zips Online with Internet2 Connection, March 8, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., March 8, 2001 -- It's comparable to stepping up from a cartpath to an eight-lane superhighway, says Robert W. Tacker, director of Information Services at New Mexico Tech. The analogy...

Summer Rhodes Garners Scholarships, FEb. 26, 2001

Summer Rhodes Garners Scholarships, FEb. 26, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., February 26, 2001 -- Roswell native Summer Rhodes, who is now a junior majoring in materials engineering at New Mexico Tech, recently was awarded two prestigious scholarship awards f...

Global Village Day, March 12, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., March 12, 2001 -- International students at New Mexico Tech are gearing up for "Global Village Day"--an annual festival of native costumes, cuisines, and crafts, which will be...