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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 2017 Faculty and Staff Awards banquet.


Dr. Yassin A. Hassan, department head of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University and the Sallie & Don Davis '61 Professor in Nuclear Engineering, has been awarded the 2017 James N. Landis Medal by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) in recognition of his…


The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University recognized current students, faculty, staff and alumni at the 2017 Spring Honors and Awards Banquet. Dr. Mark Lawley, department head, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Research Professor and deputy di…


It’s a material world, and an extremely versatile one at that, considering its most basic building blocks — atoms — can be connected together to form different structures that retain the same composition. Diamond and graphite, for example, are but two of the many polymorphs of carbon, meaning that …


Electronic devices have been constantly decreasing in size and increasing in speed and efficiency, from miniaturized personal computers to pocket-sized cell phones. Researchers in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University have discovered a class of two-dimension…


M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering at Texas A&M University, has appointed Dr. Mark Lawley head of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. The appointment of Lawley, who has been serving as interim head of the department, is effective June 1.


Dr. Abhishek Jain, an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been awarded the Texas A&M University iSITE grant. The grant will enable Jain and his students to study the commercial potential of their proposed innovations in “organs-on-chip” technology. The “organs-o…


Students and faculty in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University presented a preliminary risk assessment to Fatma Yimaz, supervisor for probabilistic risk assessment at the South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Company (STP). Their assessment determined the level of risk the…


A team of researchers from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University is collaborating to 4-D print nickel-titanium shape memory alloys. The research group is comprised of Dr. Ibrahim Karaman, department h…


Four professors in the Department of Biomedical engineering at Texas A&M University have been awarded funds to participate in the 2017-2018 AggiE_Challenge program. Dr. Daniel Alge, Dr. Akhilesh Gaharwar, Dr. Abhishek Jain and Dr. Roland Kaunas (left to right) will take part in the AggiE_Challe…


Dr. Moo-Hyun Kim, a professor in the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected a Fellow of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME). This distinction honors individuals who have made outstanding personal contributions to naval architecture, ma…


Dr. Ramesh Talreja will be honored at the Kenneth L. Clinton Awards luncheon April 20 for his work with the Brazil Study Abroad Program in aerospace engineering. This award is given to faculty that participate in and help facilitate study abroad programs with research, teaching and service. This yea…


Dr. Anthony Guiseppi-Elie, head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, director of the Biomedical Engineering Division of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) and TEES Professor at Texas A&M University, has been elected chair of the American Institute for Medical and B…


Dr. Rodney Bowersox is one of 13 distinguished researchers from across the United States to be named a 2017 Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellow by the Department of Defense (DoD).  The recipients will receive up to $3 million over five years for research. Bowersox is the department head and a Ford Motor Co…


Networks of people, materials and logistics can be found everywhere in life. While they are very common, they can be used to represent interactions between entities in many important complex systems including social, biological, telecommunication, transportation and energy. Dr. Sergiy Butenko, prof…