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.
Central F&A Return Allocation to OVPR
Fiscal Year 2015: $3,374,299
Departmental salaries, fringes and operations include the offices of the VPR, Research Development, Grants and Contracts, Research Integrity and Ethics, Research Compliance, Research Support Services and Research Information Technology, as well as the Core University Research Resources Laboratory (CURRL) and the Animal Care Facility.
Institutional support includes research office support of federal government consulting services.
"Other" direct research support includes support of faculty and student awards and similar expenses.