2004 News

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16feb01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., Feb. 16, 2004 – A New Mexico Tech electrical engineering professor has developed an online robotics textbook that utilizes the most up-to-date Internet technolog...

2dec01

2dec01

by George Zamora PLAYAS, N.M., Dec. 2, 2004 – New Mexico Tech, a state-supported research university in Socorro, opened up its new Playas Training Center in Playas, N.M. today with a bang. A...

2nov_01

by George Zamora   DENVER, Nov. 2, 2004 -- Several New Mexico Tech geoscientists presented talks and posters about their research at the 116th annual meeting of the Geological Society of Americ...

29nov01

29nov01

Dr. Rick Aster, professor of geophysics, sent his greetings to New Mexico Tech from the South Pole on November 27. Dr Aster was visiting the pole with IRIS Consortium Global Seismic Network Program ...

28oct04_01

28oct04_01

Photo caption: Brigadier General Annette Sobel, director of the Governor's Office of Homeland Security, and New Mexico Tech President Daniel López share a light moment during the recent Centinela mee...

28oct04_02

by George Zamora   SOCORRO – New Mexico Tech’s Joseph R. Skeen Library, the New Mexico Museum of Natural History, and the USDA Forest Service—Southwest Region are teaming up t...

25oct01

25oct01

by George Zamora Left: Photo caption: New Mexico Tech mechanical engineering students working on the recently donated Boeing-SVS equipment. SOCORRO – Boeing-SVS, a high-tech company...

1oct02

1oct02

by George Zamora Left: Dr. Daniel H. López and Acting Under Secretary David Garman ALBUQUERQUE, October 6, 2004 – Acting Under Secretary of Energy David Garman formally announced the start o...

4oct02

4oct02

New Mexico Tech President Daniel H. López (left) and Bill Schattschneider, director of purchasing at Tech, look over the $4.5 million contract the university recently awarded to EOS Technologies, In...

11oct01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., October 11, 2004 — Two New Mexico Tech geoscientists are embarking on an exploratory drilling project on the western edge of the Socorro campus in hopes of findi...

7oct01

by Valerie Kimble [Valerie Kimble, an employee of the Office of Academic Affairs and denizen of Brown Hall, was kind enough to share her impressions of the intense hailstorm which hit Socorro on Tue...

7oct02

by Valerie Kimble SOCORRO, N.M., Oct. 7, 2004 -- Nicholas Sanchez of Socorro was caught in the hail storm that inundated the New Mexico Tech campus Tuesday afternoon. Sanchez, a 2004 Socorro High Sc...

5oct01

by Mike Topliff SOCORRO, NM, Oct. 5, 2004 -- Twelve Socorro-area students are participating in the 15th annual New Mexico Adventures in Supercomputing Challenge, called "the Challenge" by t...

28jan01

The New Mexico Gamma Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society, recently received honorable mention in the 2003 R.C. Matthews Outstanding Chapter Award competition. The chapter at New Mexi...

4oct01

by George Zamora ALBUQUERQUE, October 4, 2004—The Science & Technology Center for Sustainability of Semi-Arid Hydrology and Riparian Areas (SAHRA), a consortium of hydrology research groups...

4oct03

Contacts: Joe Galon, director of planning at NM Tech, 835-5164 Donnie Gonzalez, G.O. Bond for Education Campaign Committee, 888-5959 SOCORRO, October 4, 2004 – In addition to the Presidential,...

1oct01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., October 1, 2004 – New Mexico Tech President Daniel H. López has been named again as one of the state’s top 140 “power brokers” by New Mexico Bu...

29sept02

DOMENICI, PEARCE ANNOUNCE HOMELAND SECURITY DEPT. COMMITMENT TO UTILIZE PLAYAS AS TRAINING CENTER Use Agreement Clears Way for Formal Purchase of Community WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 29, 2004 – U...

29sept01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M. September 29, 2004 -- It’s official: New Mexico Tech, a state-supported research university in Socorro, is the new owner of Playas, N.M., a former Phelps Dodge co...

27sept01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, September 27, 2004 – Penelope J. Boston, a research associate professor of cave and karst science at New Mexico Tech, will be featured prominently in the second segmen...

23sept02

submitted by E&ES Department SOCORRO, N.M., Sept. 23, 2004 -- Dr. John Wilson, professor of hydrology in New Mexico Tech's Department of Earth and Environmental Science (EES), co-chaired a joint...

23sept01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., Sept. 23, 2004 – New Mexico Tech has once again been recognized as one of the nation’s best values available for a university education. The state-support...

9sept01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., September 9, 2004 – New Mexico Tech Vice President Van Romero has been named one of this year’s notable recipients of the 35th annual New Mexico Distinguis...

31aug02

31aug02

Right: New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson (center) cut the ribbon for the new Optical Surface Technologies, LLC. Also pictured are (left to right): Dale Hite, U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AF...

30aug01

submitted by Earth Science Dept. SOCORRO, N.M., Aug. 29, 2004 -- More than 100 universities from around the country met at Utah State University in Logan, Utah, on August 24 and 25, to consider the ...

24aug01

by Rachel Armstrong SOCORRO, N.M., Aug. 24, 2004 — The New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources (NMBGMR) has published the most recent issue of its newsletter Lite Geology. The curren...

24aug02

by Rachel Armstrong SOCORRO, N.M., Aug. 24, 2004 — Two new issues of New Mexico Geology have been recently released. One focuses on earthquakes in New Mexico and the other on assemblages of Lat...

19aug01

19aug01

by George Zamora SOCORRO – Seven Tech students — four from New Mexico Tech and three from Tennessee Tech — traveled to study in Brazil this past summer session as part of an inte...

18aug02

PRRC Director, Dr. Robert Lee, was awarded the Bob Moran Statesmanship Award for 2004 by the Independent Petroleum Association of New Mexico (IPANM). Lee was presented with the award at a luncheon on ...

18aug01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., Aug. 18, 2004 – Four new research projects to develop the nation’s oil and gas resources and protect water resources will soon start up at the Petroleum Re...

12aug01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., June 30, 2004 – New Mexico Tech graduate student Robert Wyckoff has begun an extensive study of west-central New Mexico’s Rio Puerco watershed that will us...

12aug02

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., June 30, 2004 – New Mexico Tech doctoral candidate Sam Earman is investigating the possible use of natural tracers, such as stable isotopes of oxygen and hydroge...

27july01

27july01

by George Zamora Right: Signing the MOU: New Mexico Tech President Daniel H. López, University of Cambridge Vice-Chancellor Professor Alison Richard and Professor Malcolm Longair, head of the Caven...

21july01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., July 21, 2004 – Several science and math teachers from throughout New Mexico are spending part of their vacation this summer doing research and fieldwork in far-o...

16july01

CONTACT: SHAYE O’DONNELL (202) 224-7073 DOMENICI: N.M. TECH RESEARCH BENEFITS BOTH ENVIRONMENT & OIL PRODUCTION   WASHINGTON, D. C., July 16, 2004 — U.S. Senator Pete Domenici...

9july01

9july01

by George Zamora SOCORRO – When you walk into New Mexico Tech history professor Scott Zeman’s office you immediately get the strange feeling that something is inexplicably amiss. Maybe it...

2july02

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., July 2, 2004 – “The Amazing Randi,” world-famous magician, escape artist, author, and most recently, debunker of pseudo-sciences, will be the feature...

2july

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., July 1, 2004 – As part of an ongoing re-accreditation process, New Mexico Tech is scheduled to undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit on October 4-6, 2004, by ...

25june01

25june01

by George Zamora Right: Dr. Richard Mah of Los Alamos National Laboratory, Dr. Daniel H. López of New Mexico Tech, and Dr. John Birely of the University of California signing the MOU on June 28. S...

15june01

by Dave Finley, NRAO SOCORRO, N.M., June 15, 2004 -- The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and New Mexico Tech (NMT) are hosting more than 150 students this week at a summer school aimed at...

23apr01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., April 23, 2004 – The New Mexico Tech Community College will host an opening reception for an exhibit of various art works by several students currently enrolled i...

18may02

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., May 18, 2004 – Socorro High School students will now be able to take Calculus I at New Mexico Tech, free of charge, under a newly established pilot program for t...

18may01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., May 18, 2004 – The New Mexico Tech Board of Regents has officially approved a purchase agreement that allows the state-supported research university in Socorro t...

27may01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., May 27, 2004 – New Mexico Tech physics professor David Raymond has received a Fulbright Senior Specialists grant in environmental science and will now spend the ...

1june01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., June 1, 2004 – New Mexico Tech chemistry professor Oliver Wingenter’s research findings concerning gases produced or consumed by ocean-dwelling, single-cel...

14may01

14may01

Photo: Dr. Van Romero speaks to experts in Bahrain. by George Zamora BAHRAIN, May 14, 2004 – A team of experts from New Mexico Tech, Vanderbilt University, and the U.S. Department of Justice...

12may02

12may02

by Kathy Hedges SOCORRO -- New Mexico Tech will hold commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 15, 2004. Two hundred and ninety-nine degrees will be granted by the state-supported research university....

12may01

12may01

by Valerie Kimble Perhaps we can think of the periodic lighting of the “M” on Socorro Mountain as the modern equivalent of a New Mexico Tech tradition that is almost one hundred years o...

5may01

5may01

Photo: Jerry Wright (father of late team captain Jeremiah Wright) presents the trophy named after his son to Mark Kelly. by coach Dave Wheelock SOCORRO, N.M., May 4, 2004 -- New Mexico Tech Rugby ...

5may02

5may02

Photo: Geologist Kate Zeigler will speak on paleontological discoveries at Snyder Quarry, near Abiquiu. by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., May 5, 2004 – New Mexico Tech’s Joseph R. Skeen Lib...

6may03

by George Zamora SOCORRO, NM, May 6, 2004 – A mathematical modeling team comprised of New Mexico Tech undergraduates James Hunter, Alex Rand, and Carsten Steinebach recently was awarded an hono...

6may02

by George Zamora ORLANDO, Fla., May 6, 2004 – The Intelligent Systems and Robotics Group (ISRG), a research organization affiliated with the New Mexico Tech Department of Electrical Engineering...

6may01

6may01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., May 6, 2004 — New Mexico Tech physics doctoral candidate Catherine Clewett recently was invited by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Science Found...

4may01

4may01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., May 3, 2004 -- "FOR ALL YOU DO . . ." Six New Mexico Tech students recently were honored as this year’s recipients of the prestigious New Mexico Tech...

3may04

3may04

Socorro, May 3, 2004 -- "TAKING A SPIN . . ." Members of the New Mexico Tech Physics Club put on a hands-on physics demonstration at the recent Rocky Mountain Talent Search awards ceremony...

12apr01

PRESS RELEASE For more information: Susie Kyle (505) 835-5302 Greer Price (505) 835-5752 SOCORRO – New Mexico-based photographer William Stone will present a lecture and slide program on Frid...

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SOCORRO, N.M., April 15, 2004 – Global Village Day, an annual “world bazaar” at New Mexico Tech which brings the exotic sights, melodious sounds, and tantalizing fragrances of faraw...

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Currently registered regular students may register online at https://banweb.nmt.edu or in person at the Registrar's Office, Brown Hall, room 100. (Students who have not yet matriculated will register ...

15apr01

Contact Louise Hose at (505) 234-5561, Fax (505) 887-3051 Carlsbad, N.M., April 12, 2004 —The Carlsbad based National Cave and Karst Research Institute has taken another major step forward in i...

14apr01

14apr01

DOMENICI: N.M. TECH FOCUS ON SECURITY RESEARCH CREATES ECONOMIC, EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNTIES Senator Reviews Anti-Terrorism Demonstrations, School Names Endowment for Lawmaker by Matt Letourneau, Dep...

2apr01

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: CHRIS GALLEGOS APRIL 1, 2004 (202) 224-7082 Senator Seeks $2 Million for Needed Environmental Assessment WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Pete Domenici today made a forma...

30mar02

by George Zamora SOCORRO – New Mexico Tech senior Elizabeth Ball racked up a third-place finish in the women’s nine-ball competition at the recently held Association of College Unions Int...

30mar01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., March 30, 2004 – William Lujan, a junior majoring in chemical engineering at New Mexico Tech, placed first in a research paper competition held recently at the A...

23mar01

23mar01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., March 23, 2004 – Alexander Rand, a senior majoring in mathematics and computer science at New Mexico Tech, recently was ranked among the top 200 individual score...

19mar01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., March 19, 2004 – New Mexico Tech Vice President Van Romero has been named one of the state’s top business and economic development leaders in the cover a...

16mar01

New Mexico Tech congratulates the group of seven New Mexico Tech students who competed in the 64th annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, held on December 6, 2003. The New Mexico Tech ...

12mar01

12mar01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., March 11, 2004 – Shannon Gaddy Ferrell, a graduate of Gallup High School who is now a senior majoring in materials engineering at New Mexico Tech, recently was...

4mar01

4mar01

SOCORRO, N.M., March 11, 2004 – The Newman Association of New Mexico Tech dedicated its newly opened Newman Center on Wednesday, March 10, in honor of St. Patrick, the patron saint of engineer...

9mar01

CONTACT: SHAYE O'DONNELL (202) 224-7073 DOMENICI: NM MINERS RECEIVE THOUSANDS IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR SAFETY TRAINING WASHINGTON, D.C., MARCH 8, 2004 - U.S. Senator Pete Domenici today reported that t...

3mar01

SOCORRO, N.M., March 3, 2004 – New Mexico high school juniors (and exceptional sophomores), take note: the application deadline for one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious research progr...

3mar02

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., March 3, 2004 – The New Mexico Tech Graduate Office and the New Mexico Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (NM-AGEP) are co-sponsoring a statew...

23feb03

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., Feb. 23, 2004 – Applications currently are being accepted for New Mexico Tech’s 2004 Summer Mini Courses, a summer program offering for high school students...

23feb01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, Feb. 23, 2004 – The Albuquerque Academy continues to fill its trophy case with yet another first-place trophy won at the 18th annual New Mexico Science Olympiad, which ...

17feb01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., Feb. 16, 2004 – Dayle Renee Kerr nee Parker, a graduate of Los Lunas High School who is now a senior majoring in chemical engineering at New Mexico Tech, recentl...

6apr01

by George Zamora SOCORRO – U. S. Senator Pete Domenici is being honored by New Mexico Tech by having a permanent endowment fund established in his name at the state-supported research universit...

9feb01

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., Feb. 9, 2004 – The New Mexico Tech Department of Mechanical Engineering and its associated mechatronics program have been named the recipients of a recent grant ...

2feb01

2feb01

SOCORRO, N.M., Jan. 30, 2004 – When the New Mexico chapter of the National New Deal Preservation Association (NNDPA) undertook some restoration work on a 1930s painting by Gisella Loeffler, an ...

29jan01

29jan01

by George Zamora SOCORRO – An exhibit of books and photographs focusing on the historic events culminating in the first atomic bomb explosion at Trinity Site is now on display at New Mexico T...

29jan02

by Rachel Armstrong SANTA FE — New Mexico Tech, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), and several other state government entities have teamed up to ...

28jan03

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., Jan. 28, 2004 – George Edward Schmaltz, a graduate of Gallup High School who is now a senior majoring in electrical engineering and computer science at New Mexic...

28jan02

by George Zamora SANTA FE, N.M., Jan. 28, 2004 – The New Mexico State Legislature is considering a bill this current session that would provide matching funding for a proposed National Science ...

23jan01

by Rachel Armstrong SOCORRO, N.M., Jan. 22, 2004 — The most recent issue of New Mexico Geology focuses on the study of coalbed methane production in the Raton Basin near Vermejo Park, west of Ra...

16jan01

<p><strong><em>by Rachel Armstrong</em></strong></p> <p>SOCORRO &#8212; On January 30, 2004, the first New Mexico Earth Science Achievement Awards will be...

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