Texas A&M hosts Eng-Life Workshop

Photo of poster session at Eng-Life Workshop


Researchers from The Texas A&M University System participated in the Eng-Life Workshop Nov. 15 in the Emerging Technologies Building on campus.

The workshop, "At The Interface of Engineering and Life Sciences," was hosted by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the Dwight Look College of Engineering and the Texas A&M Health Science Center. The event also included a poster session.

The organizing committe said the daylong event aimed to promote multidisciplinary interaction and scientific communication in the fields of engineering and life sciences. Organizers were Dr. Arum Han, electrical and computer engineering; Dr. Jane Welsh, veterinary integrative biosciences; Dr. Arul Jayaraman, chemical engineering; and Dr. Allison Ficht, Texas A&M Health Science Center.

Photo of Dr. M. Katherine Banks speaking at Eng-Life WorkshopDr. M. Katherine Banks (pictured), vice chancellor and dean of engineering, gave opening remarks at the workshop.

"Texas A&M has established a solid reputation and built a formidable scholarly depth in engineering, veterinary medicine, human health and agriculture," Banks said. "We are uniquely positioned at this institution to address the grand challenges of our time, as well as advance existing knowledge and technologies in the critically important life sciences."