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IEE Student Wins International Fellowship

The Institute of Energy & the Environment is excited to announce that PhD student Fattaneh Naderi Behdani has been awarded an International Doctoral Degree Fellowship of $20,000 from the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Founded in 1881, AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research and has been empowering…
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Student Awarded IDA 2013 Channabasappa Memorial Scholarship

Chemical Engineering Ph.D. Student Awarded $10,000 Scholarship. Leila Karimi, a Ph.D. candidate who researches brackish water desalination at New Mexico State University’s Institute for Energy and the Environment (IEE), has been awarded the International Desalination Association’s (IDA) 2013 Channabasappa Memorial Scholarship. The $10,000 scholarship is designed to encourage engineers and scientists to pursue education in…
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Student Awarded Ivanhoe Foundation Fellowship

New Mexico State University master’s degree student awarded the Ivanhoe Foundation fellowship In recognition of his current research and potential for future contributions in the critical field of water research, Kwonit Mallick, currently pursuing a master’s degree in Chemical Engineering at NMSU, was awarded a $5,000 annual fellowship from the Ivanhoe Foundation. This amount will…
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Cal-Poly Students Succeed in 2013 Internship

The California Polytechnic-San Luis Obispo students Christopher Pittner and Yakov Suvorov finished their internship at NMSU August 30. However; the interns will not officially finish until September 19 when they present their findings to the U.S Bureau of Reclamation in Denver, CO. They will also be required to complete a report about their progress and experience…
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2013 Design Contest a Success

WERC’s Environmental Design Contest is a unique event that brings together industry, government and academia in the search for improved environmental solutions. The event was successfully carried out for the 23rd time in 2013. During this competition, students were given the opportunity to choose a challenge from four different tasks related to different environmental issues….
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2013 Graduating Students, Staff

IEE students worked hard to accomplish their goals after May 2013 graduation. Baraka Lwoya graduated from chemical engineering with a minor in chemistry. He plans to pursue his PhD at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Lwoya was named outstanding graduate student by the International & Border Program, received a Fellowship from the IEE/WERC, where…
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