Archives for July 22, 2011

Posted: July 22, 2011

Faculty in the Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Technology (MMET) group have developed unique capabilities to manufacture microcomponents for medical and other robust applications. (At left, a microtool and an ant leg for comparison in the background) Super alloys for machinery, biocompatib…

Posted: July 22, 2011

Dr. Haiyan Wang, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected as one of the two inaugural silver medal awardees for ASM International, for her innovative research at the frontier of nanostructured materials and applicatio…

Posted: July 22, 2011

A new airship activity has been launched this summer in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University. Dr. Rajkumar Pant is collaborating with Dr. Sharath Girimaji, professor in the aerospace engineering department, and Dr. Christian Bruccoleri of the Space Engineering Researc…

Posted: July 22, 2011

So maybe you’ve heard that women don’t succeed in engineering. Don’t believe it.Renee McVay didn’t. She just graduated from Texas A&M with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. The College Station native starts her graduate studies in September at Caltech – after turning down MIT, Stanfor…

Posted: July 22, 2011

Aggies Wanda and Clifton Parker say they want to give back to Texas A&M University, the school that gave them so much. A $25,000 gift from the Plano, Texas, couple to the Texas A&M Foundation has established the Wanda ’78 and Clifton ’74 Parker Endowed Scholarship. Recipients will be electr…

Posted: July 22, 2011

Two teams of students from the Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology (MMET) Program won top prizes at the international Second Annual Design and Manufacturing competition, organized by American Society for Engineering Education and Society of Manufacturing Engineers in Vancouver in Jun…