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Time is money and traffic earns nothing but road rage, lost productivity and an increased gas bill. Dr. Mark Burris, the Herbert D. Kelleher Professor at Texas A&M, seeks to save travelers time, money and frustration with his travel behavior research. The more accurately researchers can predict …


Dr. H. Gene Hawkins, a professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was elected chair of the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (NCUTD) at the organization’s annual January 2018 meeting for a two-year appointment. Hawkins formerly served as …


Dr. Swaroop Darbha, professor in Texas A&M University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been elevated to the status of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow. Darbha was recognized for his contributions to Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and autonomou…


Researchers in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, led by doctoral student Victor Selin and Dr. Svetlana Sukhishvili, are making headway in understanding fundamental principles that will help to create the next generation of biomedical coatings. Medical d…


Dr. P.R. Kumar was elected Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE). He is a College of Engineering Chair in Computer Engineering and a distinguished professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University.


Dr. Anthony Guiseppi-Elie, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) research professor and professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University was selected to deliver the inaugural lecture of the newly convened Interdisciplinary Science Seminar Series at Wroc…


Dr. Kelvin Xie has joined the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University as an  assistant professor. Xie comes to Texas A&M from Johns Hopkins University where he received his postdoctoral training. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Sydney, Australia,…


Dr. Matt Pharr, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received grant funds to benefit his research of lithium metal anodes in batteries. Pharr was one of four researchers awarded a $20,000 gift award by the Applied Mechanics Division of the…


Dr. Akhilesh K. Gaharwar was selected to receive the 2018 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (CMBE) Rising Star Award at the 2018 CMBE Annual Conference--Discovering the Keys: Transformative and Translational Mechanobiology, which was held Jan. 2-6, 2018 in K…


Dr. Robert S. Balog, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected as a 2018 Distinguished Lecturer of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power Electronics Society (PELS) for his contributions to the f…


Similar to roadways across the country, every cell in our body has a network of paths, and a professor at Texas A&M University has zoomed in to the molecular level to research the proteins that travel along this transportation system. Dr. Wonmuk Hwang, associate professor in the Department of…


The state of Texas has more bridges than any other state in the nation, with over 50,000 total. Maintaining structurally sound, shorter- and longer-span bridges was the driving force in two collaborative projects recently completed by Dr. Mary Beth Hueste and the Texas Department of Transportation (…


Drs. Yu Ding, Mike and Sugar Barnes professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University; Peng Li, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University; and Bani Mallick, distinguished professor in the Department of…


Dr. Moble Benedict's cyclocopter research was featured in "The Economist." You can read the entire story here.


Dr. Mladen Kezunovic, Regents Professor and the Eugene E. Webb Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been appointed to serve on the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC).