Archives for 2017

Posted: July 11, 2017

A group of undergraduate students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University placed first in the SnifFEST student competition at the 17th International Symposium on Olfaction and Electronic Nose (ISOEN) at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, on May 28-31. …

Posted: July 11, 2017

The Texas A&M Formula SAE team won the overall championship at Formula SAE Lincoln in Nebraska against a field of 80 collegiate teams from around the country. “It was a big deal to finally bring the trophy back home,” said Ryan Monheim, senior in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texa…

Posted: July 7, 2017

The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Smart Grid Center is part of a United States team that will use a $7.5 million Department of Energy (DOE) grant to help advance India’s power grid to ensure access to affordable and reliable energy. India’s Ministry of Science and Technology w…

Posted: July 6, 2017

Dr. Robert Nevels, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been appointed to the administrative committee of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers' (IEEE) Nanotechnology Council. The IEEE Nanotechnology Council is a multi-di…

Posted: July 6, 2017

5G cellular networks are expected to support high-data rates and low delays for a broad range of users. Software defined networking (SDN) is an emerging technology that enables the design and operation of large communication and storage networks. To promote the new technologies and the experimentati…

Posted: July 6, 2017

The research of Dr. Jaime Grunlan, the Linda & Ralph Schmidt ’68 Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was featured on the cover of the May issue of Macromolecular Rapid Communications, one of the highest impact factor journals focused on polymeric ma…

Posted: July 5, 2017

Dr. César O. Malavé, dean of Texas A&M University at Qatar, has received the 2017 John L. Imhoff Global Excellence Award for Industrial Engineering Education from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) in recognition of his distinguished accomplishments. The award is presented an…

Posted: July 5, 2017

Cyclocopter research was featured in the American Helicopter Society (AHS) International magazine "Vertiflite." You can read the entire story here.

Posted: July 5, 2017

Joshua Harris, a graduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Center of Excellence as the 2017 PEGASAS Outstanding Student Researcher from Texas A&M. Each PEGASAS member university is given an …

Posted: June 30, 2017

Landscapes are all around us. For years researchers have studied the way they develop and maintain themselves, but Dr. Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe wants to know how they interact with nature, specifically coastal ecosystems. “These questions are extremely important because coastal ecosystems are first…

Posted: June 30, 2017

Dr. Daniel Ragsdale, professor of practice in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently elected to the university's Faculty Senate where he will represent the Texas A&M College of Engineering. This comes 40 years after being elected student sena…

Posted: June 29, 2017

Dr. Zenon Medina-Cetina, associate professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was presented the Kenneth L. Clinton Award for his work as the lead of the Yucatan Initiative Project at Texas A&M. This year’s awards were given to Texas A&M University S…

Posted: June 29, 2017

When Zahra Parkar ’18 was mapping out her higher education plans, affordability, challenging coursework and engaging leadership opportunities were at the top of her list. Through Texas A&M University’s Engineering Academies and the Zachry Leadership Program, she found exactly what she needed. …

Posted: June 28, 2017

Yasser Soltanpour, graduate student in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering and member of the Stochastic Geomechanics Laboratory (SGL) at Texas A&M University, presented a technical talk at the Computational Science and Engineering Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, hosted by the Society for …

Posted: June 27, 2017

One of the main reasons you don’t see supersonic jets flying across the country is noise.  Sonic booms created by supersonic flight were so disruptive that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Congress banned supersonic travel over the United States in 1973. A multi-disciplinary team headed…

Posted: June 26, 2017

It’s not a pitch competition. It’s not a hackathon. It’s simply in a class of its own. Aggies Invent at Texas A&M University has found a way to create an innovative experience where students come together from across the university to create solutions and prototypes in just 48 hours. Each Agg…

Posted: June 26, 2017

As part of the Texas A&M University College of Engineering’s effort to enhance the educational experience of its students through its 25 by 25 initiative, the college has launched the First-Generation Engineering Student Mentoring Program (FGEn).   “While mentoring programs were offered in the …

Posted: June 21, 2017

Lauren Cross, a doctoral student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently took first place at the Biomaterials Day funded by the Society for Biomaterials (SFB) at The University of Texas at Austin. Cross took first place for her poster “Nanosilicates for sust…

Posted: June 21, 2017

Craig Brown ‘75, former student of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, has been awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Texas A&M University Association of Former Students. Brown is the cofounder, chairman and CEO of Bray International, Inc.    In his time at Texas A&M, Bro…

Posted: June 21, 2017

Charles Noren, a senior in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the Spirit of Apollo Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). Candidates must be pursuing a course of study in any field…

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