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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…


Dr. Jihoon Kim, Dr. George Moridis and Dr. Yucel Akkutlu of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering have been funded by the U.S. Department of Energy for a multi-year research project to improve the understanding of methane hydrate system behaviors.


In the coming years, the United States’ electric power grid will undergo a transformation as wind and solar energy become more prevalent in helping to meet the nation’s energy requirements. The Grid-X initiative at Texas A&M University is addressing all these cutting edge challenges that hold t…


The Vehicle Technology Office (VTO) within the Department of Energy (DOE) recently awarded a $1.2 million grant to a team led by Dr. Perla Balbuena, professor and holder of the GPSA Professorship in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University. Dr. Jorge Seminar…


Matthew Johnson and Matthew Gardner (center), researchers in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, and their adviser, Dr. Hamid Toliyat (left), received the Second Prize Paper Award during the prestigious 2016 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engin…


Ahmed 'Aziz' Ezzat, Ph.D. student and research assistant in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected to receive the Best Presentation Award from the Texas A&M Energy Conference for his presentation “Space-time modeling of asymmetric local win…


A senior capstone design team from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University took its design to the next level, earning a spot as one of the top teams in the United States in the Go Green in the City global business case challenge. The sixth annual Go Green i…


Two researchers from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University have received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will allow them to look at the interface between microgrids and power electronics. Dr. Le Xie’s (left) and Dr. Prasad Enjeti’…


It does not require a force as powerful as the sun to get Texas A&M University and The University of Texas at Austin to work together, but it certainly helps. The institutions, along with Texas A&M University-Central Texas and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, are officially …


The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s (TEES) Smart Grid Center has received a new grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) that will further the center’s mission to strengthen and protect the nation’s power grid. The grant is one of 12 given to projects across the United States as pa…


This article was originally published on the Texas A&M Energy Institute Website The Texas A&M Energy Institute is joining eight universities to participate in a new six-year, $20 million project awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). Title…


Ahad Esmaeilian, Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the Research Grant from Golden Key International Honor Society. Golden Key is an international honor society with more than 400 chapters at colleges and universities arou…


Smart Grids Big Data was the focus of the fourth annual Smart Grid Workshop held at Texas A&M University’s Memorial Student Center on April 28. Big data is characterized by its properties of volume, variety, velocity and veracity, and it is generated in many domains associated with power system…


ORYX GTL organized a ceremony on April 21 to recognize the research contributions of Dr. Nimir Elbashir (second from left), associate professor in the chemical and petroleum engineering programs and chair of the ORYX GTL Gas-to-Liquid Excellence Program, and Dr. Reza Tafreshi, associate professor …


The inaugural Smart Grid Student Symposium is scheduled for Friday (April 29) in the Memorial Student Center at Texas A&M University. This student-led symposium will provide a forum to discuss valuable lessons learned from the fourth annual Smart Grid Workshop organized around the theme “Smart …