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The 2015 Richard Tapia Conference, “Diversity at Scale”, was held Feb. 18-21 in Boston. About 800 people participated in the 2015 Celebration of Diversity. Faculty and two staff members from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University were in attendance and hosted…


The Department of Mechanical Engineering was recently visited by Aarti Shahani, a reporter from NPR’s All Tech Considered program, who interviewed Dr. Hong Liang to discover more about her robotic research involving cockroaches. While most people are frightened at the thought of a room full of craw…


Dr. Hong Liang, professor in Texas A&M University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, is garnering international media attention for her research involving robotic cockroaches. While it may sound like the stuff of nightmares, Liang and her team fit household cockroaches with miniature comput…


Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Distinguished Research Professor Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup was named a 2015 Fellow by the Computer History Museum for his invention of the C++ programming language. As stated in his award recognition, “C++ revolutionized the software industry by enabl…


When the email from the Queensland Maroons rugby team hit his Inbox, Dr. Jaime Grunlan thought it was another in a long line of spam so he treated it as such. When he received it a second time he decided to open it and see why someone more than 9,000 miles away would be contacting him.  “It looked …


Seven nationally and internationally prominent scholars, including four who will be part of the Dwight Look College of Engineering, were inducted as Faculty Fellows of the The Texas A&M University Institute for Advanced Studies (TIAS) On Friday, Jan. 30. TIAS’ primary mission is to bring renowne…


Dr. Alaa Elwany, assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, along with Dr. Ibrahim Karaman and Dr. Raymundo Arroyave from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering was awarded a $500,000 Early Stage Innovations (ESI) Research Gr…


The 2015 Texas A&M Robotics Symposium will be held in College Station on Jan. 21-22 in room 2005 of the Emerging Technologies Building. It will host talks by 18 world-renowned thought leaders in robotics and automation. The symposium will start with a keynote address by Dr. Ruzena Bajcsy from U…


The Aggie Women in Computer Science (AWICS) recently hosted its 5th annual Trick-or-Research, an event designed to introduce undergraduates and first-year graduate students to some of the research in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. More than 100 stude…


Several faculty and students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University participated in the 2014 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC) held in New Orleans, Nov. 16-21. SC, the largest and most diverse c…


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University is excited to announce the newest addition to its adjunct faculty, Dr. Catherine C. Marshall. Until the lab's closing in September, her most recent endeavor was principal researcher at Microsoft Research Silicon Valley. …


Dr. Nancy M. Amato, Unocal Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and senior director of honors programs in the Dwight Look College of Engineering, has taken on two important leadership roles with the Computing Research Association (CRA). In July, Amato began a three-yea…


The Center for Exascale Radiation Transport (CERT) at Texas A&M University is one of six centers of excellence funded by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) under the Predictive Science Academic Alliance Program (PSAAP-II). CERT, led by Texas A&M with participation from the U…


Optical trapping and manipulation of light-absorbing particles. The particle is visible as bright spot localized in the focal area of the singular beam   A research team that includes physicists from Texas A&M University at Qatar has taken the “fiction” out of “science fiction.” Laser physi…


France Cordova, director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), visited Texas A&M University, toured laboratories and visited with science, engineering, technology and math (STEM) thought leaders and students during her recent visit to Texas. “We are honored to host Dr. Cordova on campus and…


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