Archive for Materials Science and Engineering Program

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.


A team of Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) researchers has been selected for a potential award by NASA to lead research into commercially viable civil supersonic transport aircraft that meet noise and efficiency requirements for overland flight. Put simply, their research is on de…


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…


Dr. Patrick Shamberger, assistant professor and undergraduate degree program director in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected to attend the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium. The two-and-a-hal…


Dr. Raymundo Arróyave, associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been appointed as associate editor of the Journal of Phase Equilibria and Diffusion. Arróyave begins his new role in the fall. “As the emphasis on accelerated development of materials has increase…


Texas A&M University has received a five-year, $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation for graduate training and research. Texas A&M is one of only 10 institutions recognized nationwide with the award, out of approximately 200 proposals that were received by the NSF for the cur…


Scholars and graduate students from institutions across Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and North America attended the fourth International Institute on Multifunctional Materials for Energy Conversion (IIMEC) School on Computational Materials Science Across Scales at Texas A&M University i…


Brandon Sweeney and Blake Teipel, graduate students in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, jointly won the Center of New Ventures and Entrepreneurship’s 14th annual Raymond Ideas Challenge at Mays Business School. Teipel won the competition for the second…


Nine students from the Dwight look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University were named recipients of the 2015 Kaneka Scholarship given by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s (TEES) Polymer Technology Center. The scholarship awards $1,000 in tuition to graduate and undergrad…


Dr. Alan Needleman, professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, organized a two-day "Ductile Fracture Workshop" at the Dwight Look College of Engineering. A group of nine local and international researchers met to develop interactions and collabor…


Students from Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University were allotted 60 seconds to pitch their research to a panel of judges during the Pitch Your Research competition earlier this month. The competition, which included participants from the Departments of Materials Science …


Dr. Raymundo Arróyave, associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently participated in a study sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society published the report, “Modeli…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University held a groundbreaking ceremony Nov. 14 for the Engineering Education Complex (EEC), a $168 million facility to support the college's 25 by 25 initiative.  Speakers at the event included: Former student, Astronaut Michael E. Fossum ’…


Dr. Choongho Yu, the Gulf/Oil Thomas A. Dietz Career Development Professor II in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, and his group in mechanical engineering and materials science and engineering have recently published two papers in the journals Advanced Materials a…


The first all-Aggie Engineering Tailgate is slated for Nov. 15, three hours prior to the kickoff of the Texas A&M vs. Missouri football game. The tailgate, which will feature food, giveaways and a carnival, will be held on the lawn north of the Zachry Engineering Center (indoors if it rains) on …