Archives for 2017

Posted: December 21, 2017

Dr. Moble Benedict's cyclocopter research was featured in "The Economist." You can read the entire story here.

Posted: December 21, 2017

Drs. Yu Ding, Mike and Sugar Barnes professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University; Peng Li, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University; and Bani Mallick, distinguished professor in the Department of…

Posted: December 20, 2017

Texas A&M University continues to highlight student project work accomplishments through the inaugural Virtual Project Showcase this fall, with the showcase winners recently being announced. The Virtual Project Showcase provided engineering undergraduate students a platform to share their innov…

Posted: December 15, 2017

As an undergraduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, Kanika Gakhar has immersed herself in research and engineering design projects. Due in part to her scholastic achievements and leadership roles, she received the Craig C. Brown Outstanding Engineering…

Posted: December 14, 2017

In November, the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering was well represented at the annual American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Conference. In total, the department faculty presented more than 50 papers, and led or chaired more than 15 sessions. In addition, a total of 33 st…

Posted: December 14, 2017

Dr. Jeff Spath, chief executive officer of the Texas Oil and Gas Institute (TOGI), has been appointed department head of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, and will take up his duties on May 1, 2018. Spath is well-suited for both his new position with …

Posted: December 13, 2017

Dr. Raymundo Arróyave, Presidential Impact Fellow Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, is Chairing the Organizing Committee of the 2018 International Conference on Computer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry (CALPHAD). Since 1973,…

Posted: December 13, 2017

Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) is the causative agent of the serious lung disease, tuberculosis, that is widespread throughout the world. About one-third of the human population is infected with tuberculosis, which takes at least six months of daily drug treatment to cure. Unfortunately, there is …

Posted: December 13, 2017

Dr. Mladen Kezunovic, Regents Professor and the Eugene E. Webb Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been appointed to serve on the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC). “The Electricity Advisory Committee is…

Posted: December 12, 2017

Olga Eliseeva, a graduate student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, is serving as one of three student voices on the board of trustees for ASM International (ASMI). “The mission of ASMI is to connect material engineers from research, industry and go…

Posted: December 12, 2017

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University will host its annual showcase on Feb. 12, 2018. The all-day event includes a career fair, student/company luncheon and other engagement opportunities among students, faculty and industry representatives. Biomedical engineering stu…

Posted: December 12, 2017

In search of ways to make life a little easier for a College Station resident, six mechanical engineering seniors at Texas A&M University devoted their senior capstone design project to improving and upgrading a wheelchair. The team’s goal was to develop a fully functioning mechanical chair, mo…

Posted: December 11, 2017

Vijay Rajanna, a doctoral student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University recently participated in and received several awards for his presentation during the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition held on campus in November. Rajanna received the first place…

Posted: December 8, 2017

Four students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University participated in the Texas Space Grant Consortium (TSGC) NASA Design Challenge Showcase, held Nov.14 in Houston. The Aurora Aggies consisted of computer science seniors Walter Pospick, Alyssa Valdez, Na…

Posted: December 8, 2017

The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University announced recipients for the fall 2017 faculty and staff awards at the department’s annual holiday celebration on Dec. 8, 2017. The recipients are as follows:  Zachry Excellence in Teaching – Alireza Talebpour Birdwell Excellen…

Posted: December 7, 2017

An aircraft’s impact on the runway is likely the last thing to cross anyone’s mind when boarding a flight. The constant taking off and landing of aircraft throughout the day places stress on runway pavement, which needs to be in good condition to ensure the safety of the aircraft and its passengers.…

Posted: December 7, 2017

Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station and Marathon Oil Corporation have initiated an impressive research program to study advanced petroleum fluid flow processes and recovery techniques from unconventional resource plays in the U.S. The new research venture utilizes the work of professors fro…

Posted: December 7, 2017

Dr. Atlas Wang, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently selected as a university challenge winner for the Lenovo AI Innovation Challenge, and was invited to give a presentation at the Supercomputing Conference (SC), held Nov…

Posted: December 6, 2017

There is more to engineering than working in a lab and solving equations, and Jim Donnell, professor of practice in the Texas A&M University Department of Mechanical Engineering, is working to educate and broaden the horizons of engineering students through entrepreneurship. “I am so driven to …

Posted: December 6, 2017

DENSO, one of the world’s largest automotive technology, systems and components suppliers, recently donated 30 Dedicated Short-Range Communication (DSRC), devices, worth approximately $30,000 to the Texas A&M University College of Engineering to assist their study of the interaction of autonomou…

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