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The Smart Grid Center, established in August 2012, organized a workshop to develop further collaborative efforts with industry, government and partner institutions. The workshop was held at the main campus of Texas A&M University on April 8, 2014. For the invited talks, panel sessions and focus…


The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Smart Grid Center is organizing the second Smart Grid Workshop on April 8, 2014. The overall goals of this workshop are to strengthen partnerships between faculty, industry, end-users and government agencies; to expand on-going projects; and t…


The Department of Mechanical Engineering congratulates Pallab Barai, Ph.D. candidate, for being awarded the Texas A&M Energy Institute ConocoPhilips Fellowship. This award is made possible by the Texas A&M Energy Institute and ConocoPhillips, and will be used to support his research project…


Dr. Pavel Tsvetkov participated in the IAEA Technical Meeting on Development of “Deep-Burn” Concepts using High Temperature Gas Cooled Reactor (HTGR) coated Particle Fuel for Incineration of Nuclear Waste, Surplus Fissile Materials and Plutonium without Recourse to Multiple Processing on August 5-7, 2013.


The Texas A&M Energy Institute has again received funding from ConocoPhillips to provide graduate fellowships in recognition of outstanding research in energy. The broad objectives of the fellowships are to reward excellence in energy research, promote future research that is important to our e…


John Pappas, interim director of the Texas A&M Energy Institute and director of the Wind Energy Center, was part of a team of experts who have found that the United States isn't producing enough qualified workers to meet the future needs of the mining and energy sectors, from coal digging and ga…


"I am an Aggie petroleum engineer." Six simple words printed in Aggie maroon and proudly displayed on a baseball cap in an office on the second floor of the Wisenbaker Engineering Research Center on the Texas A&M University campus. That may not sound extraordinary to some but anyone who knows …


A Texas A&M University National Energy Opinion Poll shows that most Americans are in favor of policies supporting the development of renewable energy sources and energy efficiency, but not if it means increasing the price of gasoline. According to the national survey, conducted by the Institute…