Archive for Materials

Dr. James Monroe at MESAM Lab  A new study by researchers in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University and Los Alamos National Laboratory has led to a new principle to control macroscopic thermal expansion response of bulk materials, including obtaining zer…


Amy Bolon, doctoral student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, is a leading example of women pushing the boundaries in engineering research and leadership. For the second year in a row, she represented Texas A&M at the Materials Science & Technology (MS&T) conference.Am


Yunyun Chen, doctoral student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, won the Neville B. Smith Student Poster Award third prize at Advanced Light Source’s (ALS) annual user meeting held at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California.


A research team from Texas A&M University that includes two professors from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has received an Early Concept Grant for Exploratory Research (EAGER) from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to research and test a transformative building system that engages interdi


The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University has received the Research for Undergraduates (REU) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Over a period of three years, the $365,000 grant will enable the department to offer research experiences in multiscale…


Brandon Sweeney and Blake Teipel, Ph.D. students in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, were selected as winners at the 2015 Southeastern Conference (SEC) Symposium’s inaugural Student Entrepreneurial Pitch Competition in Atlanta. A total of 14 teams par…


Six faculty members in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University have received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF) program to speed up the development and application of high t…


The global Phase Change Materials (PCM) market was estimated at $300 million in 2009, and is anticipated to grow to $1.5 billion by 2019. Next generation vehicles and aircrafts will depend on PCMs to absorb heat and regulate the temperature of high-power electronics operating in a discontinuous puls…


Eda Aydogan, Ph.D. student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the 2015 Distinguished Student Award from Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). She is currently a graduate student intern at LANL and will pursue her Ph.D. research at LANL until…


Dr. Yue Kuo, Dow Professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University and Electrochemical Society (ECS) Fellow, was featured in an ECS podcast for his work in solid state science.  Kuo was interviewed on his personal and professional journeys in education…


Dr. Patrick Shamberger, assistant professor and undergraduate degree program director in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected to attend the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium. The two-and-a-hal…


Dr. Raymundo Arróyave, associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been appointed as associate editor of the Journal of Phase Equilibria and Diffusion. Arróyave begins his new role in the fall. “As the emphasis on accelerated development of materials has increase…


Texas A&M Engineering was ranked as one of the top 10 engineering programs worldwide by the Academic Ranking of World Universities compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. “Global rankings such as this are important because they put an international spotlight on the excellence of our faculty …


Texas A&M University has received a five-year, $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation for graduate training and research. Texas A&M is one of only 10 institutions recognized nationwide with the award, out of approximately 200 proposals that were received by the NSF for the cur…


“During my 87 years, I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.”-- Bernard Mannes Baruch (1870-1965) Head of the U.S. delegation to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission…