Graduate Senators

Graduate senators represent graduate students in Associated Stuents of NMSU (ASNMSU). We currently have six (6) seats in the ASNMSU senate, half of which are up for election each fall and spring. The graduate senators can be reached as a group by email or individually:

Ehtesham Shareef,

Currently pursuing his PhD in RD Microelectronics, Ehtesham Shareef is the President Pro-Tempore and the chairman of Finance Committee of the 62nd Senate. He has been a senator for 2 years for the Graduate School, during which he has worked towards aiding numerous graduate students with research travel. Improving student life at NMSU has always been priority for Senator Shareef and he continues to be diligent towards his duties. You can always text him on 469-704-4386.

Gaspard Mucundanyi,

Gaspard Mucundanyi is a PhD Candidate in Curriculum and Instruction with emphasis on Educational Learning Technologies, and minor in Applied Statistics. He is a member of Critical Multicultural Educators (CME) organization, and Student Chapter of the American Statistical Association (ASA) at New Mexico State University. His utmost goal as the ASNMSU Senator is to listen to you and serve you. He believes that the first step to care for a community is to “listen- communicate- act”. He always makes sure that your voices are heard in the Senate, and work with you for getting ASNMSU services including reimbursements for travels.

Ankith Nadella,

Ankith Nadella is a PhD student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering with emphasis on Power Systems. As a senator, he is determined to welcome more Aggie graduate students across all departments to utilize the research travel benefits from ASNMSU. His goal is to voice the opinion and interests of the graduate students for a better Aggie experience to treasure forever.

Ali Seyedkavoosi,

Ali Seyedkavoosi is so honored to be a part of ASNMSU group and help you to achieve the best in your campus life in every possible aspect trough a creative interaction between the university and you amazing students. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, he also worked in the industry for more than two years before starting his Ph.D. and have good experiences in international trades and money management. He will do his best to support you as much as he can. He is here for us, to serve for us!

Mohammed Tanash,

Mohammed Tanash is currently pursuing his Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering in the field of High-Performance Computing. He received his master’s degree of Computer Science from NMSU. Mr. Tanash served as a Graduate Assistant and Teaching Assistant and received the CS 2014 Best Teaching Assistant Award. Mr. Tanash is currently the president of Computer Science Graduate Students Organization (CSGSO); also, he served as a vice president and an activity coordinator for CSGSO. His goals are representing the voice of all graduate students, and serve the graduate students community to achieve a better outcome and make positive changes.

Amer Radaideh,

Amer Al-Radaideh is currently pursuing his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering with emphasis on Control and Estimation for Autonomous Vehicles. He has ambitious, realistic goals to better benefit graduate students at NMSU. His combined experience in the Industry, Academia and being a graduate student in previous multinational institutes, he is looking forward to serve you and voice your opinions and problems to the student government.