Archives for September 2016

Posted: September 6, 2016

This past summer, two professors in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University participated in programs to help teachers and two-year college faculty learn more about general and automated manufacturing. Drs. Wayne Hung and Shen-Jen “Tony” Hsieh…

Posted: September 5, 2016

According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, two of every 100 Americans have an artificial joint where the ends of bones are removed or resurfaced and replaced with plastic, ceramic or metals. Titanium and ceramics such as alumina [aluminum oxide] and zirconia [zirconium oxide] account …

Posted: September 5, 2016

A significant increase in small-scale seismic activities has taken place in Texas since 2010. Although many of these activities are not ‘felt’ or cause damage, it is important to know the cause for such an increase. Dr. Akhil Datta-Gupta, University Distinguished Professor in the Harold Vance Depar…

Posted: September 4, 2016

Engineering students at Texas A&M University at Qatar are building on their classroom knowledge and bringing their imagined projects to life through the Engineering Enrichment Program (EEP). First offered in spring 2016, the program provides 26 short courses to students who want a more hands-…

Posted: September 2, 2016

Texas A&M University at Qatar welcomed its largest freshman class since 2012 when 110 freshman students started classes Aug. 23, bringing the total enrollment of the branch campus to 545. Sixty students, or 54.5 percent, in the Class of 2020 are Qatari — constituting the branch campus’ large…

Posted: September 1, 2016

The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents today approved naming the Engineering Education Complex the Zachry Engineering Education Complex. The former Zachry Engineering Center is undergoing extensive renovation and will nearly double in size to more than 500,000 square feet of space whe…

Posted: September 1, 2016

Dr. John Valasek, professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been honored with a University Professorship for Undergraduate Teaching Excellence (UPUTE). Valasek was named the holder of the Thaman Professorship. The award is conferred only upon the universi…

Posted: September 1, 2016

Leading researchers and graduate students from institutions across Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and North America attended the sixth International Institute on Multifunctional Materials for Energy Conversion (IIMEC) School on Computational Materials Science Across Scales at Texas A&M …

Posted: September 1, 2016

Adult learners of a second-language (L2) often continue to speak with the accent associated with their first language. This can subject them to discrimination and make them less confident when interacting with others. L2 learners rarely receive formal training in pronunciation, a primary reason bei…

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