Archives for April 26, 2016

Posted: April 26, 2016

The elevator pitch, a short, easily understandable description of a project that instantly attracts interest and support, is a skill that can be perfected with practice and is not sufficiently covered in graduate curriculum. Texas A&M University’s Materials Advantage chapter offered an opportun…

Posted: April 26, 2016

For the first time, a robust, low-cost and portable technology deployed using drones can be used to monitor and control infectious disease outbreaks in remote locations, says Texas A&M University researcher, Dr. Victor Ugaz, who has built the instrument. By eliminating the need for samples colle…

Posted: April 26, 2016

A Texas A&M University engineering student’s passion for rock climbing may lead to a new innovation in the field. Mack Ragland pitched his idea for light-up rocks for rock wall climbing and took home the top prize in the U-Ignite Video Competition. U-Ignite allows students to showcase their cre…

Posted: April 26, 2016

Brent Bielefeldt, graduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the Science, Mathematics, & Research for Transformation (SMART) Fellowship through the Department of Defense (DoD). The SMART Fellowship is a highly competitive scholarship for…

Posted: April 26, 2016

Dr. Reza Langari, J.R. Thompson Department Head Chair of the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution and professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, presented an invited lecture at Ford Research and Innovation Center in Dearborn, Mich…

Posted: April 26, 2016

Dr. Stuart Bell, president of University of Alabama, talks with Dr. Andreas A. Polycarpou, mechanical engineering department head, during a visit to campus. Don’t let the crimson tie fool you, Dr. Stuart Bell is very proud of his Texas A&M University roots. The Department of Mechanical Engineer…