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Vijay Rajanna, a doctoral student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University recently participated in and received several awards for his presentation during the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition held on campus in November. Rajanna received the first place …


Four students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University participated in the Texas Space Grant Consortium (TSGC) NASA Design Challenge Showcase, held Nov.14 in Houston. The Aurora Aggies consisted of computer science seniors Walter Pospick, Alyssa Valdez, Nat…


Dr. Atlas Wang, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently selected as a university challenge winner for the Lenovo AI Innovation Challenge, and was invited to give a presentation at the Supercomputing Conference (SC), held Nov…


Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station and Marathon Oil Corp. initiated a research program to study advanced fluid flow processes and recovery techniques from unconventional resources. Professors and industry personnel will work together to increase knowledge, benefit education and aid industry practices.


An aircraft’s impact on the runway is likely the last thing to cross anyone’s mind when boarding a flight. The constant taking off and landing of aircraft throughout the day places stress on runway pavement, which needs to be in good condition to ensure the safety of the aircraft and its passengers.…


DENSO, one of the world’s largest automotive technology, systems and components suppliers, recently donated 30 Dedicated Short-Range Communication (DSRC), devices, worth approximately $30,000 to the Texas A&M University College of Engineering to assist their study of the interaction of autonomou…


There is more to engineering than working in a lab and solving equations, and Jim Donnell, professor of practice in the Texas A&M University Department of Mechanical Engineering, is working to educate and broaden the horizons of engineering students through entrepreneurship. “I am so driven to u…


Dr. Alaa Elwany, assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named the recipient of 2017 Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME). This award is given to engineers age 35 or younger…


The National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) has selected Dr. Homero Castaneda-Lopez, an associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, to receive the 2018 Herbert H. Uhlig Award. The award recognizes outstanding young educators in …


Dr. Shankar Bhattacharyya has been invited to teach a course on engineering controls at the 2017 Global Initiative for Academic Networks (GIAN) in New Delhi, India. GIAN is a Government of India initiative that was developed to tap into the talent pool of scientists and entrepreneurs internationally…


The student organization Professional Association for Industrial Distribution (PAID) recently hosted its annual career fair at Texas A&M University’s Hall of Champions. A record-breaking 80 companies from all over the world came to recruit students for those majoring in the industrial distributi…


Dr. Ankit Srivastava, an assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected as one of the four Haythornthwaite Research Initiation Grant recipients by the executive committee of the Applied Mechanics Division (AMD) of the American Soc…


Our genes contain recipes to make proteins that build and regulate our bodies. Our genetic information is stored in our DNA. Genetic mutations occur when there is a permanent alteration, inherited or acquired, in the DNA sequence. The mutations may lead to protein malfunction often causing diseases …


Recently a group of 12 Texas A&M University nuclear engineering graduate students from the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) traveled to Tennessee to participate in a short course in non-destructive assay (NDA) techniques. T…


Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Dr. Ploy Charoenphol, research assistant professor with the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is working to help reduce that statistic, and has recently received a grant to aid her in that endeavor. “B…