Lopez showcased by Brawny for strength, perseverance

New Mexico State University alumna Patty Lopez ’80 ’82 ’89 was one of four accomplished women in science, technology, engineering and math fields who were included in a new ad campaign from paper towel maker Brawny in honor of Women’s History Month.

Lopez, a platform applications engineer at Intel who holds seven patents, was among the first three women at NMSU to earn a Ph.D.

She remains connected to her alma mater, serving on the NMSU Foundation Board of Directors and several advisory boards at the university.

She is also a member of the Computing Alliance of Hispanic-Serving Institutions, a founding member of the national Latinas in Computing organization and a 2010 winner of the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference/Great Minds in STEM Community Service Award. Watch Lopez’s video at www.brawny.com/strengthhasnogender.