Archive for Mechanical

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…


Kaiyuan Yu, a graduate student in the Department of Material Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, won first place in the TMS (The Metals, Minerals and Materials Society) Graduate Student Paper Contest. for his paper, “In situ studies of irradiation induced twin boundary migration in …


The Texas A&M Formula SAE team will be competing in the 2013 Formula SAE Lincoln Student Design competition that will be held at the Lincoln Airpark in Lincoln, Neb., June 19-22. The Formula SAE Series competitions challenge teams of university undergraduates and graduate students to conceive…


Quentin and Jana Baker of San Antonio and BakerRisk have endowed a fellowship in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University. This gift, with matching funds provided by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station's Turbomachinery Laboratory, creates the BakerRisk/Quent…


Dr. Aaron Ames, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is part of multi-university team that has received a $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support research into cyber-physical systems (CPS). The project, "Correct-…