Archive for Biomedical

Texas A&M Engineering’s graduate program ranked 12th overall and seventh among public institutions in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, “America’s Best Graduate Schools 2016.” Individual programs ranked were: Aerospace Engineering, 8 (5 public); Agricultural Engineering 2 (2); Bio…


A Texas A&M University-led research effort aimed at treating potentially fatal brain aneurysms by filling them with polymer foams has received a $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) with the goal of beginning human trials by 2018.


Mikayla Barry always knew she wanted to make a difference in people’s lives, but the undergraduate biomedical engineering major had no idea she would be helping develop a potentially life-saving technology so soon after embarking upon her academic career at Texas A&M University.


The Dwight Look College of Engineering will participate in Texas A&M University’s annual premiere recruiting event, Aggieland Saturday, on Feb. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The open house will include resource tables from each of the undergraduate programs in the Look College for prospective studen…


The Student Engineers’ Council (SEC) at Texas A&M University is hosting its 2015 Spring Career Fair on Tuesday and Wednesday (Jan. 27 and 28) at Reed Arena. The fair, which runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, is the premier recruiting event for the Dwight Look College of Engineering.  The care…


Biomedical engineering major Mikayla Barry ’17 has been chosen as Texas A&M University’s first Beckman Scholar. Barry was chosen as a second semester freshman in Spring 2014 through an intensive written application and interview process.


Internal bleeding is a leading cause of death on the battlefield, but a new, injectable material developed by a team of researchers from Texas A&M University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology could buy wounded soldiers the time they need to survive by preventing blood loss from internal injuries.


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University held a groundbreaking ceremony Nov. 14 for the Engineering Education Complex (EEC), a $168 million facility to support the college's 25 by 25 initiative.  Speakers at the event included: Former student, Astronaut Michael E. Fossum ’…


The 100 fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world were recognized recently at the 10th 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 indica…


The first all-Aggie Engineering Tailgate is slated for Nov. 15, three hours prior to the kickoff of the Texas A&M vs. Missouri football game. The tailgate, which will feature food, giveaways and a carnival, will be held on the lawn north of the Zachry Engineering Center (indoors if it rains) on …


Holly Gibbs, graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named recipient of the 2014-2015 Outstanding Engineering Doctoral Graduate Student Award.


Todd Landsman, graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has earned top honors at the 2014 BioInterface Conference for his research poster detailing a new type of wound dressings for trauma situations.


Vladislav Yakovlev, professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named recipient of the 2015 Willis E. Lamb Award for Laser Science and Quantum Optics for his work on random lasers.


Four graduate students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University have been awarded fellowships by the Texas A&M University System Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (TAMUS LSAMP).


A newly developed material that molds itself to fill gaps in bone while promoting bone growth could more effectively treat defects in the facial region, says a Texas A&M University researcher who is creating the shape-shifting material.