Archive for Mechanical

The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents today approved naming the Engineering Education Complex the Zachry Engineering Education Complex. The former Zachry Engineering Center is undergoing extensive renovation and will nearly double in size to more than 500,000 square feet of space whe…


Texas A&M University’s College of Engineering is No. 1 on Best College Values’ ranking of the 50 Best Value Bachelor’s in Engineering, ranking ahead of the University of California, Berkeley, and Georgia Institute of Technology, which ranked second and third, respectively. Texas A&M is the o…


The research of Dr. Jaime C. Grunlan, the Linda & Ralph Schmidt ’68 Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been featured on the cover of three prestigious journals —Advanced Materials; Macromolecular Materials and Engineering; and Macromolecular Ra…


Individuals from the Texas A&M University College of Engineering recently completed a 10-week research for undergraduates (REU) program that was coordinated by the college of engineering and Penn State’s College of Engineering. The students and faculty members in the program spent five weeks at…


Texas A&M University’s College of Engineering is No. 2 on Best College Values’ ranking of the 50 Top Value Master’s in Engineering. The University of California, Berkeley was the only program to rank higher than Texas A&M. Georgia Institute of Technology (third), The University of Texas at …


Dr. Early and Noel Denison ’66 have established the Noel and Early Denison ’66 Scholarship in mechanical engineering. The scholarship will provide one or more scholarships to full-time students in good standing pursuing an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University.…


Tony and Neera Bansal ’87 Talbert have established the Tony and Neera Basal ’87 Talbert Scholarship, which will be used to provide for one or more scholarships to full-time students in good standing who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering at Texas A&M University. Neer…


Sungtae Shin, a doctoral student in Texas A&M University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been researching myoelectric interfacing, reading the electrical signals from muscles, as part of a project designed to create exoskeletons for physical rehabilitation purposes. In an important s…


John Mihalick ’61 has created the Beverly and John Mihalick ’61 Scholarship in Mechanical Engineering to provide one or more scholarships to full-time students in good standing who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University. Mihalick has two daughte…


Tyler Wooten was a freshman engineering student at Texas A&M University when he came up with an idea that could have a lasting impact on students with visual impairments. Eight months later, his idea — a three-dimensional, tactile map with braille — has come to fruition. Wooten, who will be a s…


Dr. Ray and Beverly Mentzer have established the Nathan A. Mentzer ’11 Scholarship in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University. The endowed scholarship will provide one or more scholarships to full-time students in good standing who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in…


Barbara and Bill Shepard ’61 have established the Guilford Cunningham Shepard ’34 Scholarship in Mechanical Engineering to be used to provide one or more scholarships to full-time students in good standing who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M Universi…


Chad Haga has been a bicycle enthusiast most of his life. The Texas A&M University mechanical engineering graduate wasted no time before before joining the university cycling team as a freshman in 2006. Ten years later, he’s racing professionally for the Giant Alpecin team in Europe. It’s bee…


Texas A&M University is the top beneficiary in a major new initiative announced recently by Gov. Greg Abbott that has resulted in attracting 10 distinguished researchers to the state. Five of the renowned faculty members recruited through the Governor’s University Research Initiative (GURI) will…


Dr. Waruna Kulatilaka, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for his research, “New Directions in Ultrashort-Pulse Laser Diagnostics: Towards Collision-Independent Detection of Chemical…