May 05, 2016

Texas A&M Engineering to lead the way in research and technology innovation at new RELLIS campus

Texas A&M Engineering is expanding its research and education capabilities as part of the recently announced RELLIS Campus. The new campus, which will be located at a revamped and renamed Riverside Campus, was announced Monday by Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp. Sharp unveiled plans for the Texas A&M System to invest $150 million to create a new research and development campus to help companies move ideas from the laboratory to the marketplace while also offering a new path toward a college degree. The RELLIS Campus initially will include a cluster of seven new buildings and test beds to encourage the private sector to develop research facilities adjacent to the Texas A&M System’s site. More

Kimber's turbulent mixing research makes advanced thermal reactors safer

Kimber's turbulent mixing research makes advanced thermal reactors safer

Dr. Mark Kimber, assistant professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, is working to make advanced thermal reactors safer by establishing trusted uncertainty guidelines regarding advanced reactor turbulent mixing processes. More

Kuo's research improves microelectronics inside everyday technologies

Kuo's research improves microelectronics inside everyday technologies

Dr. Yue Kuo, professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is continuing ongoing research in the field of microelectronics and semiconductor microchips that is evolving everyday technology. More

Team to study birds in hopes of creating morphing aircraft wings

Team to study birds in hopes of creating morphing aircraft wings

Dr. Darren Hartl, TEES Research Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University, and a team of researchers is using data on avian biological systems, hoping to create unmanned aircraft with wings that morph and change during flight, much like a bird. More

Grasley and Hueste receive American Concrete Institute awards

Grasley and Hueste receive American Concrete Institute awards

Drs. Zachary Grasley and Mary Beth Hueste of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University received awards at the spring 2016 American Concrete Institute (ACI) Concrete Convention and Exposition in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. More

Amato receives Distinguished Educator Award from University of Illinois

Amato receives Distinguished Educator Award from University of Illinois

Dr. Nancy M. Amato, Unocal Professor and Regents Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was honored with the 2015 Distinguished Educator Award from the University of Illinois, where she received her Ph.D. in computer science. More

Russell recognized for service as vice chair and chair of membership by NAE

Russell recognized for service as vice chair and chair of membership by NAE

Dr. B. Don Russell, Distinguished Professor and Regents Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been recognized by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for his two-year service as vice chair and chair of membership. More

Malavé named dean and COO of Texas A&M University at Qatar

Malavé named dean and COO of Texas A&M University at Qatar

Dr. César O. Malavé, professor and holder of the Sugar and Mike Barnes Department Head Chair in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named the new dean and chief operating officer (COO) at Texas A&M University at Qatar is. Malavé’s appointment is effective July 1. More

Goodson earns President’s Award for Academic Advising

Goodson earns President’s Award for Academic Advising

Jeana Goodson, an adviser in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the President’s Award for Academic Advising by the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. The award honors five academic advisers from across the university. More

Student innovations highlight Engineering Project Showcase

Student innovations highlight Engineering Project Showcase

The work of more than 700 students was represented at the Engineering Project Showcase on April 29 in the Hall of Champions at Texas A&M University’s Kyle Field. The Engineering Project Showcase provides students an opportunity to demonstrate and display their engineering projects highlighting the ingenuity of engineers solving real-world problems. More

Students draw inspiration from plants to solve water woes

Students draw inspiration from plants to solve water woes

With over 700 million people currently suffering from inconsistent access to clean drinking water, students from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University collaborated with a student from the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering to develop a new way to fight clean water access issues facing the world today. More

NSSPI celebrates 10 year anniversary

NSSPI celebrates 10 year anniversary

The Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) held an event on April 25 to celebrate its 10th anniversary. NSSPI students, faculty and staff joined with administrators and collaborators from the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, the Bush School of Government and Public Service, and various other departments across The Texas A&M University System to mark this milestone. More

AggieStem wins TxDLA award

AggieStem wins TxDLA award

Aggie STEM, a joint program of the Colleges of Engineering and Education, was selected to receive the 2016 Texas Distance Learning Association (TxDLA) Award for Outstanding Commitment to Excellence and Innovation by a 4-Year Higher Education Institution. The award was based on the team’s innovation in providing both synchronous and asynchronous online STEM professional development for teachers. More