Archives for January 2018

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…

Posted: January 22, 2018

Dr. Phanourios Tamamis, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded a grant from the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his research on potential therapeutics for Alzheimer’s dise…

Posted: January 19, 2018

Aircraft with shapeshifting wings may seem like the stuff of movies, but with the use of shape memory alloys (SMAs), it may be a reality in the near future. Dr. Darren Hartl, associate professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, whose research is featured in Wir…

Posted: January 19, 2018

Dr. P.R. Kumar was elected Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE). He is among five foreign fellows elected this year. INAE is an autonomous institution with a membership comprising of the most distinguished engineers, engineer-scientists and technologists from all branches of …

Posted: January 19, 2018

Dr. Merrideth Holub, senior academic advisor for the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution (ETID), knows that motivating kids to pursue STEM careers has to begin early in their education.   Based on this understanding, she recently hosted a campus visit for 120 fourth g…

Posted: January 18, 2018

Jin Li, a graduate student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the American Vacuum Society (AVS) – Applied Surface Science Division 1st Place Student Award. This honor is in recognition of his work focusing on the understanding of irra…

Posted: January 18, 2018

Dr. Anthony Guiseppi-Elie, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) research professor and professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University was selected to deliver the inaugural lecture of the newly convened Interdisciplinary Science Seminar Series at Wroc…

Posted: January 17, 2018

Dr. Matt Pharr, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received grant funds to benefit his research of lithium metal anodes in batteries. Pharr was one of four researchers awarded a $20,000 gift award by the Applied Mechanics Division of the…

Posted: January 17, 2018

Dr. Kelvin Xie has joined the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University as an  assistant professor. Xie comes to Texas A&M from Johns Hopkins University where he received his postdoctoral training. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Sydney, Australia,…

Posted: January 17, 2018

S. Shariq Yosufzai, a former student in the Texas A&M University Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named the chair of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Foundation. Yosufzai, Class of ’74 and vice president of global diversity at Chevron Corporation, …

Posted: January 15, 2018

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine held its annual meeting Jan. 7 – 11 in Washington, D.C., and faculty from Texas A&M University were recognized for their contributions to the civil engineering discipline. Dr. Stuart Anderson,…

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