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Unmanned vehicles could soon help provide first responders more context of unknown surroundings in crisis situations, thanks to Dimas Gonzales and Alejandro Suazo, two undergraduate students in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. Dr. Jyh-Charn Lui, profess…


At the most recent Aggies Invent, students solved the problems of the future, focusing on infrastructure and architecture. Students were challenged to incorporate the latest technology, 3-D printing, drones and robotics as they competed to create the most innovative and compelling solution for build…


Civil engineering graduate students were able to witness the latest in pavement recycling technology at the RELLIS Campus Feb. 23–24 as the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) demonstrated “next generation” equipment. Students with the Civil Materials Student Organization (CMSO) at Texas A&…


Researchers with the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University are making it easier for the visually impaired to read by manufacturing high quality adhesive labels through portable 3-D printers so that braille can be found on a variety of consumer products. The project, led by…


Students from the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University attended a daylong tour of the Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant on Feb. 21, a look inside the working end of the nuclear industry that few have the privilege to view.  The tour, which is part of the students’ senior nuc…


The Texas A&M student chapter of SPE PetroBowl team faced down other North America Region teams in the regional PetroBowl qualifications to secure a spot to compete internationally at the 2017 SPE ATCE.


Students in the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University were recently announced as a semi-finalist team in the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE competition.


Over 50 engineering students set out to make a difference in the lives of K-12 school children and teachers during the latest Aggies Invent, which tasked participants to create and develop solutions to problems many schools and classrooms face today. Aggies Invent, an intensive design experience of…


After working for more than a decade on hover-capable drones no bigger than the palm of a hand, Dr. Moble Benedict and a team of researchers are studying the feasibility of scaling these concepts to larger unmanned aircraft (UAVs). Developing the next generation of UAVs requires revolutionary vehicl…


Youth from the Boys Scouts of America (BSA) are used to exploring the wilds of nature and going on adventures, but the Texas A&M University student section of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) is helping them discover a whole new kind of adventure with the nuclear science merit badge workshop. …


Monitoring and controlling technical systems through the internet could be the next phase of space exploration and the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University is a leader in developing a system to suit NASA’s needs. The Electronic Systems Engineer…


The Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University will host its annual Student Paper Contest on Saturday (Jan. 28) in the Richardson Building. Approximately 470 students will compete in 26 sessions before 115 industry judges and 26 faculty moderators.


Recent advancements in automotive, aerospace and power generation industries have inspired materials scientists to engineer innovative materials. Ceramic metal composites, or cermets, are an example of a new and improved class of materials that can enhance transportation and energy conversion techno…


Dr. Marcelo Sanchez, associate professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, and his team of researchers are paving the way for new engineering applications that will shape the future of energy production and storage. From new possibilities in geothermal and hy…


Seniors in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University enroll in the Capstone Senior Design course to apply their education to real-world problems currently facing businesses. The students gain valuable experiences while sponsor companies benefit from the faculty…