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From the desk of Nader Vadiee
1 - The alliance for Minority Participation (AMP) program, Chemical Engineering Department, and the School of Engineering at NMSU, Las Cruces ,hosted SIPI Argonne-BIA Bio-fuel team , on Friday April 1, 2011. Two of our SIPI team members will apply to spend the summer with NMSU Renewable Energy-Bio-fuel project team under the SOCCR summer program.
2 - Congratulations are in order. Noah Billie is going to be working on space suits this summer, at the NASA Johnson Space center. This is a really fortunate match. There aren't many internships from the space suit branch, they are highly desirable, and Noah has gotten one.