New Mexico State University

New Mexico State University, which began in 1888 as an agricultural college and preparatory school, is a comprehensive institution dedicated to teaching, research, and service. Characterized by the Carnegie Foundation as a Level One research institution, NMSU has more than $300 million in total research contracts. The university is located in the southern New Mexico city of Las Cruces, which has a population of about 62,000. This region is bordered by desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. In addition, NMSU has 15,643 students (50% male and 50% female) from every state and from 83 foreign countries. Graduate students total 2,546. The Physical Science Laboratory, an integral part of university, performs much of the T&E research at NMSU

Faculty Associates

Donald Birx, Physical Science Laboratory, 1997
Edward Burlbaw, Physical Science Laboratory, 1997
William Gutman, Physical Science Laboratory, 1997
Steven LaMotte, Physical Science Laboratory, 1997
Wayne McCorkle, Physical Science Laboratory, 1996
Phillip Smith, Mechanical Engineering, 1996

Last Updated November 27, 2007