Archive for Materials

Research into a versatile class of material, the MAX phases, with a large variety of potential high-temperature and low-friction applications by Dr. Miladin Radovic, his group, and collaborators was featured on in the April 2013 issue of the American Ceramic Society Bulletin. The cover of this iss…


Ultrasound technology could soon experience a significant upgrade that would enable it to produce high-quality, high-resolution images thanks to the development of a new key material by a team of researchers that includes a professor in Texas A&M University’s Department of Biomedical Engineering…


Texas A&M University mechanical engineering researchers led by Dr. Xinghang Zhang have discovered radiation-tolerant nanotwinned metals that could provide an important step forward for the design of materials for the next generation of nuclear reactors. The paper, "Removal of stacking-fault tet…


(Photo of Dr. Jaime Grunlan) Researchers at Texas A&M University have for the first time made a completely organic nanobrick wall that does not allow gas to pass through it. Dr. Jaime Grunlan, an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and his research group replaced t…


The Material Advantage student chapter at Texas A&M University hosted this year’s student night event of the ASM International Houston chapter Oct. 4 in the lobby of the Interdisciplinary Life Science Building on campus. (Pictured: Mechanical engineering graduate student Xiayun Huang discusses h…


Dr. Jaime Grunlan, an associate professor and the Gulf Oil/Thomas A. Dietz Development Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received a three-year cooperative agreement from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) that will provide $…


This summer the Department of Aerospace Engineering hosted 23 students for the Undergraduate Student Research Grant (USRG) program and the National Science Foundation’s Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program. In addition to the 15 students from Texas A&M University’s aerospace eng…


Rajeshwari Paluri, graduate student with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, published an article, “Surface Characterization of Novel Alumina-based Composites for Energy Efficient Sliding Systems,” in the June 2011 issue of JOM (vol. 63, no. 6, pp. 77–83), the journal of The Minerals, Metals &…