Archive for Mechanical

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…


Dr. Dara Childs has recently completed the book, "Turbomachinery Rotordynamics with Case Studies."   Childs is director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Turbomachinery Laboratory and Leland T. Jordan Chair Professor in the Department of of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University honored nine students with its Craig C. Brown Outstanding Senior Engineer Award during a banquet, Sept. 19 at the Memorial Student Center on the Texas A&M campus. Seniors David Chaar, Sean Chang, Ali El-Halwagi, Kate Fiorenzi, S…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Eric Petersen holder of the Nelson-Jackson Professorship. The endowed professorship appointment was effective Sept. 1. Petersen is a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. His research interests inclu…


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. Reza Langari interim head of the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution.  Langari is a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He earned bachelor's, master's and doctoral degr…


INVITING ALL STUDENTS, FACULTY & STAFF to come see where the future of rotating machinery is made today. Featuring state of the art research and top notch students. Dr. E. Peterson: shocking the world of combustion Dr. G. Morrison: exploring deep sea multiphase pumping D…


Texas A&M Engineering ranked eighth among engineering schools at public institutions offering a doctorate, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the country's undergraduate universities and programs. For the second year in a row, the Dwight Look College of Engineeri…


The Texas A&M University Institute for Advanced Study (TIAS), which has a mission of bringing nationally and internationally renowned scholars to campus for extended visits to interact with current faculty and students, has attracted its second class of such notables. The nine TIAS Faculty Fello…


The Department of Mechanical Engineering congratulates Pallab Barai, Ph.D. candidate, for being awarded the Texas A&M Energy Institute ConocoPhilips Fellowship. This award is made possible by the Texas A&M Energy Institute and ConocoPhillips, and will be used to support his research project…


The September 2013 ASME magazine highlights Dr. Partha Mukherjee’s work in PEM (polymer electrolyte membrane) fuel cell electrodes in an article, “Cars without Combustion.” The article features innovative technology that researchers hope will make fuel cell vehicles more efficient and cost effectiv…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Devesh Ranjan the Morris E. Foster Faculty Fellow in Mechanical Engineering in recognition of his many accomplishments and future potential. Ranjan is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineerin…


Aggie astronuat Mike Fossum, a 1980 mechanical engineering graduate, will speak to incoming freshmen and transfer students in the Dwight Look College of Engineering tomorrow (Aug. 21). Fossum is  speaking as a part of the Engineering New Student Welcome. His presentation will be at 5:15 p.m. in R…


The Department of Mechanical Engineering is pleased to announce that Dr. Katepalli R. Sreenivasan will be with us for the month of August as eminent scholar in residence and a visiting professor of mechanical engineering and aerospace engineering. Sreenivasan is president of the Polytechnic Institu…


Dr. Bryan Rasmussen (right), associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the first-ever "HVAC&R Research" Best Paper Award from the ASHRAE, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers. Rasmussen was pres…