Archive for Aerospace

Charles Noren, a senior in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the Spirit of Apollo Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). Candidates must be pursuing a course of study in any field…


Dr. Darren Hartl, assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, and former student Christopher Bertagne, traveled to Washington, D.C. to present to three congressmen and their staff members their research performed in collaboration with NASA’s Johnson Sp…


Strap on a pair of virtual reality (VR) goggles and pilot a spaceship around an asteroid field or explore the terrain of Mars. Participants at South by Southwest (SXSW) were able to do just that through the SpaceCRAFT VR platform that is being developed by Dr. Greg Chamitoff, professor of practice i…


Sean Whitney, a May 2017 graduate in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named the 2017 Southwestern Region award winner from Sigma Gamma Tau (SGT), the national aerospace engineering honor society. He has studied and conducted research on nonlinear adaptive…


M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recognized Faculty and Staff Award winners during the 2017 Faculty and Staff Awards banquet.


Two professors from the Texas A&M College of Engineering at Texas A&M University were honored as “inspirational and transformational” mentors during the inaugural Center for Teaching Excellence Aggies Celebrate Teaching! – Recognizing Transformational Learning reception in May.


Two students in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University won awards at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Region IV Student Conference held April 28-30 at the University of Houston. Kanika Gakhar and Carolyn Walther both work in the Advanced Vert…


The Estimation, Decision and Planning Lab in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University won a 2017 TechConnect National Innovation Award for the newly developed technology “A Method for Highly Accurate Long-Term Localization and Navigation Using On-Board Sensors.” This inno…


For the 5th annual Engineering Project Showcase, the work of more than 1,000 students was represented 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 projec…


The Texas A&M University College of Engineering honored six alumni during the 2017 Outstanding Alumni Awards Banquet.


Robyn Woollands was selected by the Association of Former Students for a 2017 Distinguished Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research – Doctoral. Woollands received her doctorate in aerospace engineering from Texas A&M University in December. She was nominated by her advisor, Dr. John Ju…


Mauricio Coen, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded an Aggies Commit to Graduate and Professional Student Education Experiences Fellowship. He will use the $1,500 award to help fund expenses for the A3DPT-Mars: Advantages of 3-D Pri…


Researchers with the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University are taking complex interactions between drops of water and material surfaces and conducting fundamental research to understand why some droplets adhere to surfaces and why others don’t. …


The Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP) at Texas A&M University is a selective three-year program offered to sophomore students with the intent to attract, retain and graduate future leaders who are equipped to solve engineering grand challenges facing our society today and in the future. Wh…


Dr. Ramesh Talreja will be honored at the Kenneth L. Clinton Awards luncheon April 20 for his work with the Brazil Study Abroad Program in aerospace engineering. This award is given to faculty that participate in and help facilitate study abroad programs with research, teaching and service. This yea…