Archives for 2017

Posted: March 27, 2017

The Department of Physics and Astronomy and Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University invite audiences across Texas, the nation and even the world to get up-close and personal with science and technology this spring at the 2017 Physics & Engineering Festival, an entertainin…

Posted: March 27, 2017

Dr. Weiping Shi, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) for his for contributions to modeling and design of very large scale integration (VLSI) interconnect…

Posted: March 23, 2017

Dr. Honghuang Lin, a former graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received third place for the Best Paper Award at the 29th annual Design and Verification Conference (DVCon) in San Jose, California, this month. Lin also placed third pl…

Posted: March 22, 2017

Dr. Melissa Grunlan, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded a $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue the development and testing of a newly developed material that shows promise in the field of r…

Posted: March 22, 2017

Unmanned vehicles could soon help provide first responders more context of unknown surroundings in crisis situations, thanks to Dimas Gonzales and Alejandro Suazo, two undergraduate students in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. Dr. Jyh-Charn Lui, profes…

Posted: March 22, 2017

Dr. Sharath Girimaji, a professor in the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University, is helping mentor a team of seven students, ages 10 to 14, from the Houston area to solve a problem concerning the interactions of people and animals through the “For Inspiration and Recognition of …

Posted: March 21, 2017

What if you could change the way students are educated and inspired? Suparna Mukhop, a student in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, worked to do just that at the Aggies Invent on Education, held Feb. 3-5. In partnership with students from the Department of Teac…

Posted: March 21, 2017

At the most recent Aggies Invent, students solved the problems of the future, focusing on infrastructure and architecture. Students were challenged to incorporate the latest technology, 3-D printing, drones and robotics as they competed to create the most innovative and compelling solution for build…

Posted: March 20, 2017

In order to remain safe, robots are commonly used to reach what human hands cannot. Often a robot is used to uncover victims from rubble or bring them safely to shore. These helpful hands can even reach a world far beyond our own – outer space. Dr. Dezhen Song, a professor in the Department of Comp…

Posted: March 20, 2017

Dr. Jodie Lutkenhaus, associate professor and holder of the William and Ruth Neely Faculty Fellowship in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been invited to participate in the World Economic Forum’s Young Scientists program in Dalian, China, in Ju…

Posted: March 15, 2017

Texas A&M Engineering’s graduate program was again ranked 11th overall nationally in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, “America’s Best Graduate Schools 2018.” The college also ranked seventh among public institutions. Individual programs ranked were: aerospace engineering, 7 (4 pu…

Posted: March 14, 2017

Civil engineering graduate students were able to witness the latest in pavement recycling technology at the RELLIS Campus Feb. 23–24 as the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) demonstrated “next generation” equipment. Students with the Civil Materials Student Organization (CMSO) at Texas A…

Posted: March 10, 2017

Five engineering faculty members were part of the inaugural class of Presidential Impact Fellows, which were recently announced by Texas A&M University president Michael K. Young. The 2017 honorees from the Texas A&M College of Engineering are Dr. Melissa A. Grunlan, Dr. Arum Han, Dr. Arul J…

Posted: March 10, 2017

Dr. Xia “Ben” Hu, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for his novel research, which centers around the development of network embedding algorithms for analyzing large-scale and compl…

Posted: March 10, 2017

Dr. Ravishankar Iyer, a former student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently named an Intel Fellow. Intel Fellow is one of the highest levels of achievement one can attain within the company. This prestigious distinction is given to less tha…

Posted: March 10, 2017

During the weekend of Feb. 17-19, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at Texas A&M University hosted the final Region C Conference, where hundreds of students and professionals from across Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi congregated to network and engage in professional development o…

Posted: March 10, 2017

Researchers with the Fuel Cycles and Materials Laboratory within the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University are working to make big impacts on energy efficiency with small materials level changes. The group is creating porous fuel pellets for use in reactors, as opposed to the…

Posted: March 9, 2017

Dr. Valerie E. Taylor, Texas A&M University College of Engineering senior associate dean of academic affairs, is now serving a three-year term on the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Committee on Opportunities in Science (COOS).    COOS appointees advise the AAAS Direc…

Posted: March 8, 2017

Bonnie Bustos-Rios refers to herself as a “professional suggestion-maker.” Laura Olivarez considers herself a “tour guide for academics.” Both were recently honored for their unique skill sets with a Best of UAC Symposium 2017 award at the University Advisors and Counselors (UAC) Symposium at Texas …

Posted: March 8, 2017

Texas A&M University’s presence at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival in Austin this week will include robots developed by current and former students from the Electronics Systems Engineering Technology (ESET) and Multidisciplinary Engineering Technology (MXET) Programs’ Mobile Integrated So…

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