Interdisciplinary Aggie team competes in Power Across Texas 2013 Energy Innovation Challenge

A team of students from Texas A&M University are competing today (March 1) in the Power Across Texas 2013 Energy Innovation Challenge Competition in Austin at the Capitol.

Dr. Robert Balog, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is the team's faculty adviser. Team members include James Robertson, Ph.D. student in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering; Lauren Pfeifer, master's student in international affairs; and Rachael Dahl, a master's student in public service and administration.

This energy innovation challenge brings together interdisciplinary student teams to address a fundamentally interdisciplinary challenge to modern society.

The students are competing against teams from the University of Texas at Austin and Texas Tech University. The prize for the winning team is a $10,000 scholarship.