Dr. Eliseo De Leon


Project Support Specialist Sr., Outreach and Recruiting

Dr. Eliseo De León is new to New Mexico State University providing support for the Engineering Education Enrichment Initiative, e3.  Previously, he served at Iowa State University (ISU) and is a lifetime member of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE).  Since 2009, De León has delivered STEM programming throughout Iowa and nationally through SHPE during the Covid-19 pandemic, to underrepresented students and their families to raise awareness of the possibilities available in STEM higher education fields.  De León served the ISU Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for seven years, leading the Lazos retention and graduation program for Hispanic men on the ISU campus.  De León is eager to join the NMSU College of Engineering community and increase the success of students through extracurricular learning experiences and industry job placement.  De León received his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of California at Davis and his PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from Iowa State University.

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