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Biofuels Research

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.

2010 Recipients of Interdisciplinary Research Grants

  • Design, Synthesis, and Characterization of Functional Ceramic Oxide Nanocomposite Film
    • Hongmei Luo (PI), Chemical Engineering
    • Stephan Zollner (Co-PI) Department Head, Physics

      Hongmei Luo   Stephan Zollner
             Hongmei Luo                   Stephan Zollner

  • Fields, Flares, and Forecasts: Supporting NMSU's Aerospace Research
    • James McAteer (PI) Assistant Professor, Astronomy
    • Laura E. Boucheron (Co-PI) Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

      James McAteer   Laura Boucheron
             James McAteer                  Laura Boucheron


  • NMSU Initiative for the Prevention of Falls in Older Adults
    • Robert Wood (PI) Department Head, Human Performance, Dance, and Recreation
    • Ou Ma (Co-PI) Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

      Robert Wood   Ou Ma
                 Robert Wood                                Ou Ma


  • High-throughput Fluorescence Lifetime Cytometry: Protein Localization Assay Development and FRET Partner Identification
    • Kevin D. Houston (PI) Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
    • Jessica D. Houston (Co-PI) Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering

      Kevin Houston   Jessica Houston
               Kevin Houston                      Jessica Houston

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Vice President for Research
Anderson Hall
New Mexico State University
1050 Stewart St.
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8002

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Vice President for Research
New Mexico State University
MSC 3RES P O Box 30002
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8002