The Fabian Garcia Science Center houses NMSU's algal biofuel production facility, which includes a 4000-liter Solix BioSystems photobioreactor and four smaller algae raceways.
Research at NMU
Two Geological Sciences students making x-ray fluorescence glass beads where rock powders are melted at 2000*C in preparation for major element analyses at NMSU.
2009 Recipients of Interdisciplinary Research Grants
Perceptual Audio Quality Evaluation by Direct Measurement of Human Brain Responses PI: Charles Creusere, Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Co-PI: Jim Kroger, Department of Psychology
A Systems Dynamics Approach to Modeling an Algal Biofuel Industry: A Techno-Economic Model PI: Luz-Elena Mimbela, Institute of Energy and Environment; Co-PI: Meghan Starbuck, Department of Economics
Designing an Effective .Real-Time. Methodology to Evaluate Circadian Rhythm in Cultured Breast Cell Lines PI: Rowland, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry; Co-PI: Desh Ranjan, Department of Computer Science
Automated Image Analysis of Calorimeter Data for Determination of Particle Identity and Energy PI: Steve Stochaj, Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Co-PIs: Laura Boucheron, Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Thomas Harrison, Department of Astronomy
Exploring SNPs in Mosquito Immune Genes That Are Associated with Malaria Susceptibility Using Generalized Logical Network Modeling Based Statistics PI: John Xu, Department of Biology; Co-PI: Joe Song, Department of Computer Science