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In August, Hurricane Harvey caused unimaginable devastation to homes and infrastructure in Texas, and  communities are now working tirelessly to rebuild neighborhoods. Restoring power after a major natural disaster is a significant step toward recovery. Many areas would take weeks or even months to …


80 percent of the matter in the universe is dark matter. Researchers from institutions including Texas A&M are studying germanium (Ge) to develop technology that can detect dark matter. Texas A&M University researchers are part of an international collaborative project studying germanium fo…


Six new faculty members have joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University this semester. The new faculty members include an associate professor, a professor of practice and four assistant professors with research specializations in areas such as data stor…


Texas A&M Engineering climbed to seventh among public engineering schools offering a doctorate and 14th overall in the 2018 U.S. News and World Report Best College Rankings for undergraduate engineering programs released this week. The college rose two places overall.


A rendering of blood cells with one infected cell. An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Texas A&M University has been awarded a Division of Computing and Communication Foundations grant by the National Science Foundation to develop a gut-microbial investigation model that can identify …


Alfredo Costilla-Reyes, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has been named the 2017-18 Kirchner Food Fellow. The Kirchner Food Fellowship is an innovative, hands-on impact investment program that harnesses the power of millennials to find, fund and assist pro…


Dr. Edgar Sanchez-Sinencio has been named fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), a large multidisciplinary professional engineering institution based in London.   Sanchez-Sinencio is the Texas Instruments Jack Kilby Chair professor, holder of the distinguished professorship…


There are many methods and algorithms currently available that can secure data, and while they may seem practically unbreakable, one can never be too sure about cybersecurity. Dr. Laszlo Kish, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, is founder…


High-speed winds during a thunderstorm may cause trees around an electric grid to crash into the distribution system feeders causing an outage in that area. Currently, most utility companies diminish such accidents by scheduling regular tree-trimming operations. This effort is costly and is based …


Payman Dehghanian, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently received a scholarship from AACE International (formerly the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering) for demonstrating outstanding academic success. He wi…


The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Smart Grid Center is part of a United States team that will use a $7.5 million Department of Energy (DOE) grant to help advance India’s power grid to ensure access to affordable and reliable energy. India’s Ministry of Science and Technology w…


5G cellular networks are expected to support high-data rates and low delays for a broad range of users. Software defined networking (SDN) is an emerging technology that enables the design and operation of large communication and storage networks. To promote the new technologies and the experimentati…


Dr. Robert Nevels, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been appointed to the administrative committee of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers' (IEEE) Nanotechnology Council. The IEEE Nanotechnology Council is a multi-di…


Dr. Valerie Taylor, senior associate dean for academic affairs and the Royce E. Wisenbaker Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for her efforts in establishing a new Research Experiences for…


The Texas A&M chapter of the Student Engineers’ Council (SEC) recently elected Nasan Tsengeg, an undergraduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, as its president for 2017-18. The SEC holds massive events throughout the year and hosts t…