Archives for January 31, 2013

Posted: January 31, 2013

Texas A&M University mechanical engineering researchers led by Dr. Xinghang Zhang have discovered radiation-tolerant nanotwinned metals that could provide an important step forward for the design of materials for the next generation of nuclear reactors. The paper, "Removal of stacking-fault tet…

Posted: January 31, 2013

"I am an Aggie petroleum engineer." Six simple words printed in Aggie maroon and proudly displayed on a baseball cap in an office on the second floor of the Wisenbaker Engineering Research Center on the Texas A&M University campus. That may not sound extraordinary to some but anyone who knows …

Posted: January 31, 2013

Dr. Yue Kuo, the Dow Chemical Professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has fabricated a new type of LED capable of producing a wide spectrum light while operating for long periods of time at atmospheric conditions. Thomas Edison invented the fi…

Posted: January 31, 2013

(Photo of Dr. Jaime Grunlan) Researchers at Texas A&M University have for the first time made a completely organic nanobrick wall that does not allow gas to pass through it. Dr. Jaime Grunlan, an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and his research group replaced t…