Archive for Materials Science and Engineering

One of the main reasons you don’t see supersonic jets flying across the country is noise.  Sonic booms created by supersonic flight were so disruptive that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Congress banned supersonic travel over the United States in 1973. A multi-disciplinary team headed…


Dr. Homero Castaneda has been appointed a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Committee on Connector Reliability for Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Operations. Castaneda is an associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University and dir…


Texas A&M Engineering’s graduate program was again ranked 11th overall nationally in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, “America’s Best Graduate Schools 2018.” The college also ranked seventh among public institutions. Individual programs ranked were: aerospace engineering, 7 (4 pu…


Five engineering faculty members were part of the inaugural class of Presidential Impact Fellows, which were recently announced by Texas A&M University president Michael K. Young. The 2017 honorees from the Texas A&M College of Engineering are Dr. Melissa A. Grunlan, Dr. Arum Han, Dr. Arul J…


Three from the Texas A&M University College of Engineering have been appointed University Distinguished Professors. The recipients are Dr. Kyle T. Alfriend, Dr. M. Katherine Banks, and Dr. Alan Needleman. The title, which is bestowed in perpetuity, is among the highest honors awarded to Texas A&M faculty.


The Texas A&M University College of Engineering provided 38 students from around the nation the opportunity to learn about the benefits of earning a graduate degree in engineering. Trajectories Toward Graduate School, organized by Access and Inclusion and Engineering Graduate Programs, brought …