Archives for 2017

Posted: May 1, 2017

Dr. Mathew Kuttolamadom, assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution (ETID) and in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded a $360,000, three-year grant from the National Science Foundation to cr…

Posted: May 1, 2017

Dr. Robin Murphy, Raytheon Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue, saw a need for a safer, more efficient way to use quadcopter unmanned…

Posted: April 27, 2017

The Texas A&M University College of Engineering honored six alumni during the 2017 Outstanding Alumni Awards Banquet. Receiving the Outstanding Alumni Honor Award were Fiona McCracken Allen ’82, regional manager, Trinity River Authority; Anthony Bahr ’91, president and co-founder, WildHorse Res…

Posted: April 27, 2017

In April, Ascend Performance Materials announced that company president and chief operating officer, Phil McDivitt ’87, was promoted to president, chief executive officer and member of the board. McDivitt is a graduate of the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M Unive…

Posted: April 27, 2017

The focus of the fifth annual Smart Grid Workshop on the Texas A&M University campus was using smart grids big data. The workshop was organized by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s (TEES) Smart Grid Center after receiving a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s…

Posted: April 27, 2017

With a professional career spanning more than 35 years, Matt Sunseri ’81, the president and CEO of Zeus Enterprises LLC., has had his fair share of experience in the nuclear engineering industry. Sunseri graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in nuclear engineering, and h…

Posted: April 27, 2017

Students raced against the clock to invent new technology and innovations to help improve veterinary patient outcomes and pet life as a whole at the latest Aggies Invent. Veterinary care is constantly evolving but isn’t perfect, there are many issues veterinarians face on a daily basis that can be i…

Posted: April 26, 2017

A researcher with the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University is working to create the next generation of computer-aided tools for enabling conceptual design – an undertaking instrumental in catering to the ever-increasing demand for product innovation. Dr. Vinayak, assista…

Posted: April 26, 2017

Mauricio Coen, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded an Aggies Commit to Graduate and Professional Student Education Experiences Fellowship. He will use the $1,500 award to help fund expenses for the A3DPT-Mars: Advantages of 3-D Pri…

Posted: April 26, 2017

Robyn Woollands was selected by the Association of Former Students for a 2017 Distinguished Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research – Doctoral. Woollands received her doctorate in aerospace engineering from Texas A&M University in December. She was nominated by her advisor, Dr. John Ju…

Posted: April 26, 2017

Dr. Emina Soljanin ‘94, professor at Rutgers University, presented her research about codes for data storage system during the Leaders and Innovators Speaker Series seminar in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University. Soljanin discussed how coding reduces do…

Posted: April 26, 2017

Former prisoners who graduated from the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) recently visited the Texas A&M University College of Engineering’s Zachry Leadership Program students.  During the session, the students learned about the challenges former prisoners face, the recidivism problem and ho…

Posted: April 25, 2017

A team of researchers from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University is collaborating to 4-D print nickel-titanium shape memory alloys. The research group is comprised of Dr. Ibrahim Karaman, department h…

Posted: April 25, 2017

Graduate students Nima Jalili, Rachael Muschalek and Landon Nash from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University have each been awarded the Association of Former Students (AFS) Distinguished Graduate Student Award. Students who are selected are presented with the award in …

Posted: April 24, 2017

Dr. Edward Dougherty, a pioneer in the study of translational genomics via the use of engineering techniques, has authored his 18th book, The Evolution of Scientific Knowledge: From Certainty to Uncertainty, that focuses on the background and history of epistemology (the theory of knowledge) in scie…

Posted: April 24, 2017

On Friday, April 21, 2017, thousands of Aggies descended on the Texas A&M University campus to participate in the annual Muster ceremony. The time-honored tradition serves as a celebration of the past, present and future Aggie family. Muster has changed over its more than 100-year hist…

Posted: April 21, 2017

What started as a whiteboard concept nearly 20 years ago by Dr. Duncan Maitland, the Stewart & Stevenson Professor I in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, could soon turn into a revolutionary product for the medical industry for treating vascular problems like …

Posted: April 20, 2017

Before the Industrial Revolution, custom products were handmade by highly skilled individuals.  Basic products that most people have in their homes today were very expensive and considered luxuries because of the time and skill that it took to make just one. What the Industrial Revolution brought ab…

Posted: April 18, 2017

Katie Ford​, a Ph.D. student in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is among the recipients of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), which were announced in March. The program “recognizes and supports out…

Posted: April 18, 2017

Texas A&M University will be hosting the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Global Environment for Network Innovations (GENI) regional workshop and camp, May 22-26. GENI provides a virtual laboratory for networking and distributed systems research and education. It is well-suited for exploring…

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