Archive for Materials

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…


Dr. Ramesh Talreja, professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named the 2013 winner of the Scala Award by the executive council of the International Committee on Composite Materials (ICCM). With the award comes the privilege of using the title World F…


Halliburton has given a gift of $5 million to the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University to establish the Halliburton Engineering Global Program, which will provide students with international experiences so that they are better prepared to work and succeed in a changing glob…


Scholars and graduate students from institutions across Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and North America attended the fourth International Institute on Multifunctional Materials for Energy Conversion (IIMEC) School on Computational Materials Science Across Scales at Texas A&M University i…


Brandon Sweeney and Blake Teipel, graduate students in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, jointly won the Center of New Ventures and Entrepreneurship’s 14th annual Raymond Ideas Challenge at Mays Business School. Teipel won the competition for the second…


Nine students from the Dwight look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University were named recipients of the 2015 Kaneka Scholarship given by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s (TEES) Polymer Technology Center. The scholarship awards $1,000 in tuition to graduate and undergrad…


Dr. Alan Needleman, professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, organized a two-day "Ductile Fracture Workshop" at the Dwight Look College of Engineering. A group of nine local and international researchers met to develop interactions and collabor…


Students from Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University were allotted 60 seconds to pitch their research to a panel of judges during the Pitch Your Research competition earlier this month. The competition, which included participants from the Departments of Materials Science …


Dr. Raymundo Arróyave, associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently participated in a study sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society published the report, “Modeli…


The Lori Cardenas Memorial Scholarship has been established to honor the memory of the longtime employee of Texas A&M University. Cardenas, who began working for the university in 1989, passed away March 31, 2015. The majority of Cardenas’ career was spent in what is now the Engineering Academ…


Texas A&M University has announced the formation of the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academies at four two-year colleges across the state of Texas. This innovative co-enrollment partnership was developed to address the state’s growing need for engineers. Houston Community College in Houston…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Jaime Grunlan holder of the Linda & Ralph Schmidt ’68 Professorship in Mechanical Engineering. The endowed professorship is effective July 1.  Grunlan is a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at…


Aggie engineering innovation was the theme of the day at the third annual Texas A&M Engineering Project Showcase, hosted by the Dwight Look College of Engineering. Students gathered May 1 in Reed Arena to demonstrate and display their projects, which highlighted how engineers can create solution…


Leadership is one of the core values of Texas A&M University and instilling the value in students is accomplished in various ways. The Dwight Look College of Engineering and Zachry Group are teaming together to give engineering students a notable opportunity to further develop their leadership …