Archives for April 27, 2012

Posted: April 27, 2012

Biomedical engineering student Landon Nash (right) was awarded the Sigma Xi interdisciplinary award and won first place during Student Research Week at Texas A&M University. His presentation, “Thermomechanical Characterization of Shape Memory Polymer Neurovascular Stents,” won first place among…

Posted: April 27, 2012

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) Space Systems has successfully completed wind tunnel testing of a scale model of the Dream Chaser® orbital crew vehicle in the Oran W. Nicks Low Speed Wind Tunnel at Texas A&M University. Aerodynamic data generated from this testing, coupled with data from comput…

Posted: April 27, 2012

Charles W. Lively III, a computer engineering Ph.D. candidate in the Department ofComputer Science and Engineering, will join the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Oak Ridge, Tenn., this September. Lively was recently awarded the p…

Posted: April 27, 2012

The May 2012 issue of Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics features Dr. Duncan Maitland’s shape memory polymer foams on the journal’s cover and publication of the article, “Ultra low density and highly crosslinked biocompatible shape memory polyurethane foams” (Singhal et al., May 2012…

Posted: April 27, 2012

Diego Gomez-Gualdron, a Ph.D. candidate in the Materials Science and Engineering program at Texas A&M University, has won a Silver Award from the Materials Research Society (MRS). The society announced the winners of the Graduate Student Awards April 11 during the 2012 MRS Spring Meeting in San…

Posted: April 27, 2012

Dr. Daniele Mortari, associate professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering atTexas A&M University, has been named a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Mortari earned the Dottore degree in Nuclear Engineering at the University "La Sapienza" of…