Archive for Aerospace

The title of “university distinguished professor,” Texas A&M University’s designation underscoring that a faculty member is pre-eminent in his or her academic discipline nationally and internationally, has been bestowed on six more faculty members, effective with the start of the new academic ye…


The Texas A&M FLEYE SPY team, with faculty adviser Col. Wayne Lutz A team from Texas A&M University has been named finalist in the Small Unmanned Aerial System (SUAS) Competition, announced the BORDERS National Center for Border Security and Immigration, a component of the U.S. Departmen…


The lobby of the Zachry Engineering Center was flooded with newly admitted incoming freshmen, high school juniors getting ready to apply next summer and K-12 prospective students and their families Feb. 16 at Aggieland Saturday. Approximately 1,500 students visited the Dwight Look College of E…


There is research that is off the wall, some off the charts and some off the planet, such as what a Texas A&M University aerospace and physics professor is exploring. It’s a plan to deflect a killer asteroid by using paint, and the science behind it is absolutely rock solid, so to speak, so much…


Dr. Daniele Mortari, professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected a fellow of the American Astronautical Society (AAS). AAS fellowship is conferred in recognition of “significant and unique contributions to astronautics, space science, space eng…


Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today announced plans for Texas A&M University to grow engineering enrollment to 25,000 students by 2025.


A research project led by Dr. Richard J. Malak Jr., an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been featured in the January 2013 issue of ASEE Prism, the magazine of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). The article, "Folding Frontier," focuses on origa…


In the realm of aerospace engineering, the name John Junkins is one of notoriety. From the rank of distinguished professor and regents professor at Texas A&M University to being a member of the National Academy of Engineering, Junkins’ reputation precedes him. The kicker is that Junkins, who al…


Dr. Hanspeter Schaub and Dr. John Junkins have been named recipients of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Martin Summerfield Book Award for their textbook, Analytical Mechanics of Space Systems, 2nd Edition. Schaub is a graduate of the Department of Aerospace Engineering …


Pictured: Austin Riddle, Kathy Waskom, Helen Hastings, Kaye Matejka, Barbara Slusher and Tammy Persky, with Dr. M. Katherine Banks.   Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recognized faculty and st…


Two faculty members from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University are part of a team led by The Boeing Co. that has been awarded $1.2 million from NASA. Dr. Rodney Bowersox (left) and Dr. Edward White will receive $590,000 to use the Oran W. Nicks Low-Speed Wind Tunnel fo…


Elsevier has named its “Top 25 Hottest Articles in Engineering” based on most downloads at a journal and a subject level. The winner, at the very top after more than 10 years, is “The General Finite Element Method,” written by Dr. Theofanis Strouboulis from the Department of Aerospace Engineering a…


A recent research article cowritten by Dr. Dimitris Lagoudas (pictured left) and Dr. Darren Hartl from the Department of Aerospace Engineering was recently featured as the cover article in the journal Smart Materials and Structures, which is the leading journal for the active materials and adaptive …


The 100 fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world were recognized Oct. 26 at the 8th Annual Aggie 100 program, sponsored by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. The Aggie 100 focuses on growth as an indicato…


Recipients of the Craig C. Brown Outstanding Senior Engineering Award with Craig Brown '75. From left to right, Tyler Terril, Landon Nash, Kate Stuckman, Brown, Ryan Haughey, Justin Montgomery and Shahrum Iqbal.   The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University honored six stu…