Archives for November 19, 2015

Posted: November 19, 2015

Elon Musk, the CEO and CTO of SpaceX, first challenged the engineering community with his 2013 white paper, to develop Hyperloop, a way to safely move people from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 30 minutes, at speeds of up to 760 mph. In June of this year, SpaceX initiated a pod design competition…

Posted: November 19, 2015

Dr. M. Sam Mannan and researchers in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University were featured on the cover of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Journal. Mannan, director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s Mary Kay O’Connor…

Posted: November 19, 2015

Dr. Luca Quadrifoglio, associate professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently awarded the 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant. In order to receive the grant, Quadrifoglio had to develop a very intensive proposal. The aim of this award is to promo…

Posted: November 19, 2015

Dr. Jyhwen Wang, professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, was one of seven elected into the 2015 SME College of Fellows. SME elects fellows once a year from among the highest achievers of industry, academia and government. Only h…