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Dr. Patrick Linke, chair of the Chemical Engineering Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar, has been named holder of the Qatar Shell Professorship.  This new professorship is funded by Qatar Shell to foster greater understanding of Qatar’s contemporary issues relating to energy and environ…


Above: Teacher Michelle Gallagher poses with SWE volunteers Katherine Garcia, Abigail Brown and Sahithy Gudavalli. “Be awesome,” is written in all capital letters across the white board in Michelle Gallagher’s classroom. There are opened boxes of pasta on every table, their contents spilling out as…


This article was originally published on the Texas A&M Energy Institute Website The Texas A&M Energy Institute is joining eight universities to participate in a new six-year, $20 million project awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). Title…


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 2016 Faculty and Staff Awards banquet. Banks presented Faculty Awards, Staff Excellence Awards, a New Employee A…


The Texas A&M Engineering Program recently invested 12 new chair and professorship appointments for the 2016-2017 academic year, in addition to recognizing current chair holders and professorships.    Engineering faculty who were awarded the new designation of a chair or professorship were pres…


The first cohort of Texas A&M University’s National Research Traineeship (NRT) program collaborated with national experts in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) during training at the  National Science Foundation’s inaugural NRT Annual Meeting at the University of Maryland in…


More than 100 new engineers received their diplomas during Texas A&M University at Qatar’s annual commencement exercises held on the Education City campus on May 5. Eighty-nine Aggie engineers earned bachelor’s degrees in chemical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering an…


Dr. Pushkar Lele, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is developing novel insights in cellular mechanics with bacteria to aid in the design of superior biomedical implants capable of resisting colonization by infectious bugs. …


Imagine a cake as large as a billionth of a meter or nanometer. You may end up with a disaster if the layers of frosting are too warm or not spread with precision. The precision, properties and fundamental structure of each layer of frosting would be difficult to measure, much less see or weigh. Th…


ORYX GTL organized a ceremony on April 21 to recognize the research contributions of Dr. Nimir Elbashir (second from left), associate professor in the chemical and petroleum engineering programs and chair of the ORYX GTL Gas-to-Liquid Excellence Program, and Dr. Reza Tafreshi, associate professor …


Madison Cooper, an undergraduate student in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, participated in the 2016 Engineering Project Showcase on April 29. Over 150 engineering projects from every discipline within the Dwight Look College of Engineering were on display. Th…


Dr. Yue Kuo, professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is continuing ongoing research in the field of microelectronics and semiconductor microchips that is evolving everyday technology such as cellphones, televisions, computers and more through t…


The College of Engineering at Texas A&M University honored six alumni during the 2016 Outstanding Alumni Awards Banquet. Receiving the Outstanding Alumni Honor Award were Stuart R. Bell ’79, president, The University of Alabama; Greg C. Garland ’80, chairman and CEO, Phillips 66; J. Stephen Rot…


Prerna Jain, graduate student in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, won second place in the Engineering and Architecture subject area at the university’s annual Student Research Week (SRW) event. Jain’s research is supported by the Mary Kay O’Connor Pr…


For the first time, a robust, low-cost and portable technology deployed using drones can be used to monitor and control infectious disease outbreaks in remote locations, says Texas A&M University researcher, Dr. Victor Ugaz, who has built the instrument. By eliminating the need for samples colle…