Archives for 2017

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 9, 2017

Undergraduate student researcher Cailin O’Connell placed first in the 2017 Society of Women Engineers Region C Conference for her project on studying the connection of trace elements of zinc and their ability to be used as treatment indicator for treating cancer to ensure accurate radiation dosages.…

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…

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 7, 2017

The research of 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, was featured on the cover of the January issue of Advanced Materials Interfaces. The research…

Posted: March 7, 2017

Researchers with the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University are making it easier for the visually impaired to read by manufacturing high quality adhesive labels through portable 3-D printers so that braille can be found on a variety of consumer products. The project, led by…

Posted: March 6, 2017

This post originally appeared on the Texas A&M Energy Institute Website The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), a global professional membership organization for chemical, biochemical and process engineers and other professionals involved in the chemical, process and bioprocess indust…

Posted: March 3, 2017

Students from the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University attended a daylong tour of the Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant on Feb. 21, a look inside the working end of the nuclear industry that few have the privilege to view. The tour, which is part of the students’ senior nucl…

Posted: March 2, 2017

Renowned scholar Dr. Thomas Overbye has joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University as part of the Governor’s University Research Initiative (GURI), which is aimed at bringing the best and brightest researchers in the world to Texas. Overbye, a Texas A&a…

Posted: March 2, 2017

Dr. Byul Hur, assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution (ETID) at Texas A&M University, is serving as a principal investigator on research to fight diseases like the Zika virus as part of a recent $10 million Centers for Disease Control grant giv…

Posted: March 2, 2017

Researchers with the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University are making the best use of our energy waste — turning one of our most potent pollutants and greenhouse gasses, carbon dioxide (CO2), into hydrocarbon fuels that can help the environment and solve growing energy nee…

Posted: March 1, 2017

Women in Engineering, a program offered through the Texas A&M University College of Engineering, held a graduate recruitment event Feb. 17. Students from across the country came to meet with faculty, staff and students from nine departments to learn more about engineering. For the event, 22 pro…

Posted: March 1, 2017

Laughter and excitement could be heard around the room as 60 elementary students filed into the College Station Hilton Feb. 23 for the second annual DiscoverE Girl Day event. The Texas A&M University College of Engineering’s Women in Engineering program, in collaboration with PK-12 Engineering E…

Posted: March 1, 2017

From left to right: Gibran Hashmi, Abhishek Punase, Dr. J. Roger Hite (SPE Gulf Coast North America Region Director), Darcy Spady (2018 SPE President), Isaac Zhukovsky, Asif Ahmed, Miranda Jones, Tian Liu and Vanessa Ndonhong. A group of petroleum engineering students from Texas A&M Universit…

Posted: February 28, 2017

The Hagler Institute for Advanced Study at Texas A&M University regrets to announce the death of Dr. Karl Hedrick, a Faculty Fellow in the Class of 2015-16. Hedrick died on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, after a battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Carlyle. He was 72. No other details were…

Posted: February 28, 2017

Dr. Jim E. Morel, director of the Center for Large-Scale Scientific Simulations (CLASS) and professor of nuclear engineering at Texas A&M University, has been recognized as a recipient of the Gerald C. Pomraning Memorial Award. The award recognizes key contributions within the field of computati…

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