Research Magazine 2017

Texas A&M Engineer Magazine 2017

Texas A&M researchers are consistently at the forefront of research focused on making a positive impact on the world through innovations in engineering. In this issue, we highlight our faculty’s groundbreaking research in wearable medical technology, autonomous vehicle safety, the next generation of manufacturing and much more.

Engineering News Releases

Dr. Jun Kyun Oh was highlighted in the Materials Today journal for his work which was funded by the National Science Foundation that aims to understand how forces at the molecular level determine adhesion kinetics and dynamics. Oh, a former student in the Department of Materials Science and Enginee…

Dr. Phanourios Tamamis, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded a grant from the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his research on potential therapeutics for Alzheimer’s disea…

Aircraft with shapeshifting wings may seem like the stuff of movies, but with the use of shape memory alloys (SMAs), it may be a reality in the near future. Dr. Darren Hartl, associate professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, whose research is featured in Wir…

Dr. P.R. Kumar was elected Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE). He is a College of Engineering Chair in Computer Engineering and a distinguished professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University.

Dr. Merrideth Holub, senior academic advisor for the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution (ETID), knows that motivating kids to pursue STEM careers has to begin early in their education.   Based on this understanding, she recently hosted a campus visit for 120 fourth g…

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