Archives for 2017

Posted: October 2, 2017

Dr. Nancy Currie-Gregg, NASA astronaut and principal engineer in the NASA Engineering and Safety Center (NESC), has joined the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University as a professor of practice. Currie-Gregg has joined the department’s Health and Human Systems E…

Posted: September 29, 2017

Dr. Tony McDonald has joined the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University as an assistant professor. “I am excited to start my academic career in such an outstanding department, and I look forward to the opportunity to collaborate with my distinguished colleagues…

Posted: September 29, 2017

As of September 2017, the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University will be home to three ongoing National Science Foundation (NSF) projects through the Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF) projects. The goal of the program is to acce…

Posted: September 28, 2017

The Engineering Studio for Advanced Instruction & Learning (eSAIL) in the Texas A&M University College of Engineering, formerly Remote Learning, has formally launched to provide professional support for departments and faculty engaged in distance education. Led by Assistant Vice Chancellor f…

Posted: September 27, 2017

It is estimated that nearly 60 percent of the world’s population carries Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), a gram-negative bacterium that has been categorized as a class 1 carcinogen. Although a great majority of infected individuals will probably never develop symptoms or complications from the pa…

Posted: September 27, 2017

With nearly 40 sections worldwide, the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) now has a home at Texas A&M University. The idea came to light when students working with faculty members in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering began meeting on a regular basis. “The resea…

Posted: September 27, 2017

Students from across science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) majors at Texas A&M University had the opportunity on Sept. 23 to complement their classroom knowledge with advice from professionals. “We’re all trying to get through college and onto a career path that, in some way…

Posted: September 27, 2017

Industry innovator and National Academy of Engineering member Dr. M. Cynthia Hipwell has joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University as a Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Distinguished Research Professor. Hipwell worked 21 years as a technology and…

Posted: September 25, 2017

Six new faculty members have joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University this semester. The new faculty members include an associate professor, a professor of practice and four assistant professors with research specializations in areas such as data stor…

Posted: September 22, 2017

In July, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced a new $19.4 million investment in advanced vehicle technologies. The program includes Phase I of “Battery Seeding” projects, 15 projects aimed at innovative research in battery materials and approaches that complement the Vehicle Technologies Offi…

Posted: September 22, 2017

Dr. Yossef Elabd, professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was appointed holder of the Joe M. Nesbitt Professorship in Chemical Engineering effective Sept. 1, 2017. This is just the latest in a long list of titles and honors for Elabd. This s…

Posted: September 21, 2017

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University hosted a research symposium on Tuesday, Aug. 22. In total, 131 attendees were able to view keynote presentations, practice the necessary skills to present posters and even compete for awards at the symposium, which the department i…

Posted: September 21, 2017

Dr. Richard Miles, TEES Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, and his research is featured in an engineering and technology article on scientia.global titled “Hypersonic Laser Tagging: A New Way of Understanding Fluid Mechanics.” Sc…

Posted: September 20, 2017

Dr. Mahmoud El-Halwagi, managing director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Gas and Fuels Research Center, and holder of the McFerrin Professorship in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently published the second edition of …

Posted: September 20, 2017

‘Talk. Text. Crash.’ 'Drink, Drive, Go to Jail’ ‘Click It or Ticket.’ We’ve all heard these and many other campaigns from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) encouraging Texas drivers to be more careful on the roads to reduce accidents and save lives. What isn’t well known is that John A.…

Posted: September 20, 2017

The Texas A&M University College of Engineering recently named Dr. Mark H. Weichold senior associate dean of academic affairs. Weichold, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is executive director of the Halliburton Engineering Global Programs, and previously serv…

Posted: September 20, 2017

In August, the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) led a Nuclear Facilities Experience (NFE) in Japan for graduate students and staff from eight U.S. universities and five national laboratories.  This event was coordinated with several…

Posted: September 19, 2017

This summer, Dr. Yossef Elabd, professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded two new National Science Foundation (NSF) grants for integrating polymers into electrochemical devices, most notably fuel cells. Elabd, associate department h…

Posted: September 19, 2017

Two Texas A&M University former students, John M. Yantis ’53 and General (Ret.) William M. Fraser III '74, were recently selected to receive a 2017 Distinguished Alumnus award from the Association of Former Students.  Both Yantis and Fraser graduated with a degree from the Department of Eng…

Posted: September 19, 2017

An international team, which included researchers from Texas A&M University, the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (São José dos Campos, Brazil) and the Centro Universitario de la Defensa - Zaragoza (Spain) placed first in the “Star Trackers – First Contact” challenge sponsored by the Eu…

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