Archives for November 30, 2012

Posted: November 30, 2012

Two faculty members from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University are part of a team led by The Boeing Co. that has been awarded $1.2 million from NASA. Dr. Rodney Bowersox (left) and Dr. Edward White will receive $590,000 to use the Oran W. Nicks Low-Speed Wind Tunnel fo…

Posted: November 30, 2012

A Science paper on which Dr. Jaime Grunlan and his graduate student Greg Moriarty were co-authors has made the list of most-cited papers in chemistry. The paper, "Two-dimensional nanosheets produced by liquid exfoliation of layered materials” (Science331, 568, 2011), was the fourth most-cited paper…

Posted: November 30, 2012

Dr. Dan Hill, Noble Chair and interim head of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been invited to testify in Washington, D.C., today (Nov. 30). Hill was invited to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives' Science, Space and Technology subco…

Posted: November 30, 2012

Pictured: Associate Professor Melissa Grunlan (right) and graduate student Raymond Fei examine a self-cleaning membrane specimen. An implantable sensor that allows diabetics to more effectively monitor their blood-sugar levels is a step closer to reality, thanks to a researcher at Texas A&M U…

Posted: November 30, 2012

The Texas A&M section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) was recognized with two awards at the society's national SWE12 conference in Houston Nov. 8-10. The Texas A&M chapter received the first-place Communications Award and the Outstanding Collegiate Section Gold Award. A group o…

Posted: November 30, 2012

Graduate student Dae-Hyun Choi and assistant professor Dr. Le Xie from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University received the Best Paper Award at the Third IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm) in Tainan City, Taiwan. (Pict…