Archives for 2018

Posted: February 8, 2018

In today’s world of interconnected devices and technology, “hackers” usually have a bad reputation for doing serious damage through their computers. However, students at Texas A&M University are proving that skills in hacking can be used for good, hosting a collaborative annual hackathon through…

Posted: February 8, 2018

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) elected Dr. Chanan Singh, Regents Professor and Irma Runyon Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, honoring his contributions to the advancement of theory, practice and education in electric powe…

Posted: February 8, 2018

Three from Texas A&M Engineering were recognized for their outstanding contributions to The Texas A&M University System and their respective fields of expertise by the Board of Regents. Dr. P.R. Kumar was named a Regents Professor, and Marilyn Martell and Dr. Dean Schneider were recipients o…

Posted: February 7, 2018

With only 24 hours on the clock, students came together to design and develop ideas to help make the Texas A&M University campus more inclusive. The 2018 Diversity Hackathon brought students from many disciplines at Texas A&M to the Langford Architecture Center on Feb. 2-3, where they worke…

Posted: February 6, 2018

Texas A&M University researchers are studying seal leaks in subsea and aging oil well production facilities with the potential to greatly increase the efficiency of multiple-phase pumping and compressors turbomachinery. Dr. Luis San Andrés, Mast-Childs Chair Professor in the Turbomachinery Labo…

Posted: February 6, 2018

The Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering hosted its annual student paper contest this year at the Texas A&M University campus in College Station, Texas. The objective of the contest is to assist students in developing proficiency in presenting technical papers or research projects, b…

Posted: February 2, 2018

Some of the most difficult challenges facing professional engineers aren’t technical; they’re personal, according to Jay Graham ’92, CEO of WildHorse Resource Development Corporation. Graham, along with four other former students — all successful CEOs and presidents — spoke to a crowded Rudder audit…

Posted: February 1, 2018

Texas A&M University, Chevron and Alamo Colleges District will enroll the first cohort of students for the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy at Alamo Colleges District in fall 2018. This innovative co-enrollment partnership was developed to address the state’s growing need for engineers.…

Posted: February 1, 2018

Time is money and traffic earns nothing but road rage, lost productivity and an increased gas bill. Dr. Mark Burris, the Herbert D. Kelleher Professor at Texas A&M University, seeks to save travelers time, money and frustration with his travel behavior research. The more accurately researchers …

Posted: February 1, 2018

During the recent science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) 4 Innovation Conference, Spark!, Texas A&M Engineering's education outreach program, launched their new mobile trailer designed to help Texas children get excited about STEM fields. Nearly 200 educators from across Texas attende…

Posted: January 30, 2018

Dr. Huajian Gao is seeking to initiate collaborations with the Department of Mechanical Engineering as a Faculty Fellow in the 2017 class of the Hagler Institute for Advanced Study at Texas A&M University. “I’m hoping I can gain a foothold here to have some collaborations long term,” Gao said. …

Posted: January 30, 2018

The Department of Ocean Engineering’s Center for Dredging Studies (CDS) at Texas A&M University recently hosted the 47th annual Dredging Engineering Short Course (DSC) with a record-setting number of participants from the United States, Canada, Colombia, Egypt, Indonesia and Peru. The CDS colla…

Posted: January 29, 2018

The upcoming Aggie Boss Talk is considered an incredible opportunity for students to learn from a panel of highly successful Texas A&M University graduates and discover ways to find success after graduation. CEOs and executives from an array of industries have been invited to this event. Former…

Posted: January 29, 2018

David Coleman, a graduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, won first place in the Annual International Student Paper Competition at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Science and Technology Forum (SciTech) held Jan. 7. He won the gra…

Posted: January 29, 2018

Christine Greve, a master’s student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected as a recipient of the 2018 “Tomorrow’s Technology Leaders: The 20 Twenties” awards by Aviation Week Network. Greve works in the Plasma Dynamics Modeling Laboratory, directed…

Posted: January 26, 2018

Dr. H. Gene Hawkins, a professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was elected chair of the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (NCUTD) at the organization’s annual January 2018 meeting for a two-year appointment. Hawkins formerly served as …

Posted: January 23, 2018

Researchers in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, led by doctoral student Victor Selin and Dr. Svetlana Sukhishvili, are making headway in understanding fundamental principles that will help to create the next generation of biomedical coatings. Medical …

Posted: January 23, 2018

Dr. Swaroop Darbha, professor in Texas A&M University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been elevated to the status of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow. Darbha was recognized for his contributions to Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and autonomou…

Posted: January 23, 2018

The senior capstone design experience in the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University aims to bridge the gap between classroom and industry. Students are required to use their knowledge and skills acquired during their undergraduate studies to complete an engineering design projec…

Posted: January 22, 2018

Dr. Jun Kyun Oh was highlighted in the Materials Today journal for his work which was funded by the National Science Foundation that aims to understand how forces at the molecular level determine adhesion kinetics and dynamics. Oh, a former student in the Department of Materials Science and Engin…

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