Archive for Mechanical

Pictured left to right: Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, with Jean-Louis Briaud, Teresa Wright, Linda Huff and Robert Nevels. Faculty and staff in the Dwight Look College of Engineering and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) were recognized Dec…


Pictured: Dr. Jaime Grunlan's research team tests foam that has been treated with a novel flame-retardant coating. A new publication of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) features the materials research of Dr. Jaime Grunlan, the Gulf Oil/Thomas A. Dietz Career Development Professor at Texas …


Dr. C. Steve Suh, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, recently published his second book, "Control of Cutting Vibration and Machining Instability: A Time-Frequency Approach for Precision, Micro and Nano Machining," which he co-authored with Dr. Meng–Kun Liu. In this boo…


NASA astronaut and member of the Academy of Distinguished Graduates in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mike Fossum, enthralled the students of the Department of Mechanical Engineering with his captivating lecture on his space missions and projects at NASA, along with an inspirational talk …


Dr. Anastasia Muliana, associate professor and Gulf Oil/Thomas A. Dietz Career Development Professor II in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M, co-edited a recently released book, "Smart Composites: Mechanics and Design" by CRC Press, with Dr. Rani Elhajjar and Dr. Valeria La S…


"Nanofins: Science and Applications,” a book co-written by Dr. Debjyoti Banerjee with Dr. Navdeep Singh, was recently published by Springer. Banerjee is an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, and Dr. Navdeep Singh is one of his former Ph.D. s…


Texas A&M student Carlos Lopez, who is pursuing his Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, was recently awarded the highly prestigious NASA Harriett G. Jenkins Graduate Fellowship. Carlos is awarded $40,000 in research grant, tuition offset and stipend, and will be funded from Se…


Dr. Daniel McAdams and two of his students, PhD candidate Shraddha Sangelkar and MS student Nicholas Cowen win the 2012 Design Studies  Award,  presented to the best paper published in the prestigious journal, Design Studies, for their paper titled ‘User Activity – Product Function Association Based…


The Department of Mechanical Engineering recently hosted their 2013 Donor Recognition & Scholarship/Fellowship Banquet. The event was attended by distinguished donors to the department, student award recipients, and their guests. The event began with social time, where students got to interact …


The Department of Mechanical Engineering hosted their Fall 2013 Industrial Advisory Council (IAC) meeting on October 25th at the Reed McDonald Building at Texas A&M University. The meeting was attended by distinguished board members of the IAC, who are leaders in industry and government agencies…


The Department of Mechanical Engineering welcomes Dr. Sungyon Lee as a new addition to our group of highly accomplished faculty members. Dr. Lee completed her PhD in Mechanical Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she worked on the theoretical modeling of low Reynolds locomot…


The 100 fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world were recognized today (Oct. 25) at the 9th Annual Aggie 100 program, sponsored by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. The Aggie 100 focuses on growth as an i…


William (Daniel) Whitten, a junior in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was announced the winner of the 2013 ASCO Numatics Industrial Automation Engineering Scholarship. The scholarship awards Whitten $5,000 toward his bachelor’s degree and also provides the Depa…


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…


Dr. Sevan Goenezen has joined the faculty of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University as an assistant professor. Goenezen's research interests are in the areas of computational biomechanics and constitutive modeling of soft and hard tissues, non-linear finite element ana…