August 09, 2013

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Students present summer research projects

Students from around the nation showcased the research they performed during the past 10 weeks at Texas A&M University this morning (Aug. 9) in the lobby of the Zachry Engineering Center. The students are from the Undergraduate Summer Research Grant Program, funded by the Dwight Look College of Engineering, and Research Experiences of Undergraduates, sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

Texas A&M plans for futuristic engineering complex

Texas A&M plans for futuristic engineering complex

The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents have approved the system’s capital plan, which includes a 600,000 square foot complex dedicated to undergraduate engineering education, a key component in the Dwight Look College of Engineering’s effort to transform engineering education through its 25 by 25 initiative. More

Amato wins Hewlett-Packard/Harriett B. Rigas Award

Amato wins Hewlett-Packard/Harriett B. Rigas Award

Dr. Nancy Amato, Unocal Professor and interim head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, will receive the Hewlett-Packard/Harriett B. Rigas Award for "increasing the participation of underrepresented members in the computing research community by promoting research experiences for undergraduates." More

Murphy featured in White House robotics program today

Murphy featured in White House robotics program today

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy will host a "We the Geeks" Google+ Hangout on "Robots" with five experts in robotics, including Texas A&M's Dr. Robin Murphy. More

Mechanical engineering welcomes Dr. Katepalli R. Sreenivasan

Mechanical engineering welcomes Dr. Katepalli R. Sreenivasan

Dr. Katepalli R. Sreenivasan will be at Texas A&M in August as eminent scholar in residence and a visiting professor of mechanical engineering and aerospace engineering. More

Q&A with Dr. Tiffani Williams for Smart Planet

Q&A with Dr. Tiffani Williams for Smart Planet

Dr. Tiffani L. Williams, associate professor of computer science and engineering, was interviewed July 29 by Christina Hernandez Sherwood, a contributing writer for Smart Planet. More

New material offsets roadway damage

New material offsets roadway damage

Researchers at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute tested three new thin asphalt mixes, hoping to help with pavement bleeding and flushing in hot weather. More

Welch named college ombudsperson

Welch named college ombudsperson

Dr. Jennifer L. Welch, Regents Professor and Chevron Professor II in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been named faculty ombudsperson officer for the Dwight Look College of Engineering for two years starting Sept. 1. More

Gaharwar joins biomedical engineering

Gaharwar joins biomedical engineering

Dr. Akhilesh K. Gaharwar, a postdoctoral associate at the David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M as assistant professor. More

Regents approve new bioinformatics center

Regents approve new bioinformatics center

The A&M System Board of Regents approved Aug. 8 the establishment of the Center for Bioinformatics and Genomics Systems Engineering, a joint center of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station and Texas A&M AgriLife Research. More

Texas A&M is top public university in Texas for ROI

Texas A&M is top public university in Texas for ROI

Texas A&M University ranks first in Texas among public colleges and universities in highest return on investment, reports Affordable Colleges Online, based on calculations that factor in tuition and fee costs and lifelong earnings for graduates. More