Archives for October 30, 2014

Posted: November 7, 2014

(Above) Model of sieve separating the target molecule, hepcidin, from compounds found in complex bodily fluids. Dr. Hung-Jen Wu, assistant professor of chemical engineering at Texas A&M University, connects industrial processes of membrane separation and molecular sieve technology to identify…

Posted: October 30, 2014

When Yukiya Amano, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, made his first trip to the U.S. this week, Texas A&M was the first public university he visited. "Texas A&M is known globally as a university having very high technology including in the area of nuclear sci…

Posted: October 30, 2014

Photo courtesy of Phillips 66 Company ©     Texas A&M University’s Dwight Look College of Engineering has accepted a $1 million contribution from Phillips 66, a growing energy manufacturing and logistics company. The donation to the Texas A&M Foundation will support the university’s new E…

Posted: October 30, 2014

Dr. Robin R. Murphy, Raytheon Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and director of the Center for Robot Assisted Search and Rescue (CRASAR) has identified nine ways robots can protect Ebola workers. Murphy also cautions that military and civilian robots often do not direct…

Posted: October 30, 2014

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at Texas A&M University received two prestigious awards during the SWE annual conference, WE14, which was held recently in Los Angeles. The Texas A&M chapter received the Outstanding Collegiate Section Award and the Outreach Event/Series Award.  The Coll…

Posted: October 30, 2014

The Texas A&M University Department of Computer Science and Engineering sent 21 students, including four male students, to the 2014 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference (GHC).  GHC is the largest conference for women in computing in the world. This year the conference to…

Posted: October 30, 2014

TAMUHack, a new student run organization in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, hosted its very first hackathon Oct. 24-25. The event, which was named after the organization, included almost 400 students from all over the country, including many who had ne…