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The advanced humanoid robot, Valkyrie, unveiled by NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) walks, thanks to Texas A&M University’s Dr. Aaron Ames and his research team as part of the larger NASA Valkyrie team. Ames, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and his research team …


(Photo of students in the Department of Nuclear Engineering test a livestock radiation portal monitor they developed with collaborators from the animal science department.) As we sit down to our Thanksgiving dinners next week, we probably won't be thinking about radiation. While most of us do no…


Manish Bansal, Ph.D. student in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, won the second-place award at the 2013 INFORMS Interactive Poster Presentation Competition that was part of the INFORMS Conference in Minneapolis Oct. 6-9. For his second-place award, Bansal received a check for…


Aggie ocean engineering students from the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering will be recognized today (Nov. 8) at the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) Annual Meeting in Seattle. The Texas A&M students competed in the International Student Offshore Design Competition …


The inaugural SVB Elevator Pitch Competition debuted in Rudder Theater on Oct. 25, 2013. Out of 32 student-owned startups launching from Startup Aggieland and professionally coached for the competition, eight startups were selected to pitch on stage. Student entrepreneurs competed for a SVB-sponsore…


Graduate students from the Master of Industrial Distribution Program at Texas A&M University visited Norway and Sweden Oct. 13-18.  The 36 students are working professionals from various channels with an average of 15 years of work experience each. The visit is part of the Global Distribution…


A team of two juniors and two graduate students from the Texas A&M Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering placed third in a national warehouse design competition.


The Master of Industrial Distribution (MID) Program hosted more than 100 former and current students and their families for its 12th annual reunion tailgate Sept. 14.  The Texas A&M v. Alabama match-up was one of the most anticipated games of the season as the Aggies were the only team to defea…


Recently, a student in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University was co-recipient of the 2013-2014 Outstanding Engineering Doctoral Graduate Student Award. This award was created to recognize exceptional achievement and overall performance as a graduate student. Suming L…


Carlos Lopez, a master's student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the NASA Harriett G. Jenkins Graduate Fellowship. Lopez will continue working on thermal aspects (such as safety and thermal management) of litiium-ion batteries as part ofthis awa…


Ph.D. student Xiayun Huang and master's student James Chrisman in the Department of Mechanical Engineering have published a communication in the journal ACS Macro Letters about a novel type of omniphobic coating with low sliding angles and contact angle hysteresis. Huang and Chrisman work work in t…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. John C. Criscione assistant dean for graduate programs effective Oct. 7. Criscione joined the Texas A&M faculty in 2001 as assistant professor and is currently an associate professor in the Department of Biomedic…


Manish Bansal, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, won first place in a poster competition at the Mixed Integer Programming (MIP) Workshop in July. The workshop, held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and was sponsored by the Wisconsin Institute for Discov…


The Master of Industrial Distribution (MID) Program conducted its yearly Residency Week Aug. 4-9, hosting a total of 96 professionals. The incoming cohort (Class of 2015) had an enrollment of 58, the largest cohort since the founding of the program in 2001. The Master of Industrial Distribution …


The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents approved the system’s capital plan, which includes a 600,000 square foot complex dedicated to undergraduate engineering education at Texas A&M University, a key component in the Dwight Look College of Engineering’s effort to transform engineer…