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Water, water everywhere… IEE staff travel for water issues, conference

On July 11-14, Institute for Energy & the Environment (IEE) staff members and student researchers visited the Denver Bureau of Reclamation center and attended the 2011 Universities Council on Water Resources, held in Boulder, Colorado. The conference looked at water resource issues with a focus on how science and technology will affect the future of…
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Student teams awarded over $16,000

Las Cruces, NM— NMSU’s Institute for Energy & the Environment hosted their flagship event, the International Environmental Design Contest, this week in Las Cruces, NM at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum. Awards received during the contest totaled $16,250. Contestants traveled from around the U.S. and Canada to showcase their innovative solutions from…
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Engineering competition marks 20th year

This year marks the 20th anniversary of New Mexico State University’s International Environmental Design Contest, created to bring innovative technologies to the marketplace. More than 5,000 students have participated in the engineering challenge focused on evolving proprietary technologies covering complex environmental challenges related to energy, water and overall sustainability. The Institute for Energy & the…
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Going ‘green’ not new for NMSU Institute

New Mexico State University proclaimed 2009 the Year of Sustainability-essentially maintaining the balance of economic, social and environmental needs for current generations to assure the same for future generations. The partners of the Institute for Energy and the Environment in NMSU’s College of Engineering have been facilitating such “green” or sustainability practices through education, outreach…
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Contest focuses on energy, environment

As part of the federal government’s stimulus bill, almost $39 billion is to be spent by the Department of Energy with an emphasis on developing clean, secure, energy technology through scientific research, commercial development, and infrastructure improvements. New Mexico State University’s Institute for Energy and the Environment in the College of Engineering has for 19…
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NMSU gets grant for desalination program

The Institute for Energy and the Environment through New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering and the Water Resources Research Institute received an award for $929,000 from the Office of Naval Research as part of the NMSU Water Security Program (Desalination). The NMSU proposed research and development project in partnership with General Electric Water and…
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