Archive for Mechanical

Five engineering faculty members are among 24 faculty and staff who have been selected to receive the 2013 Texas A&M University Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award. The 2013 recipients from the Dwight Look College of Engineering are:  FOR TEACHINGDr. Patricia Smith, De…


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…


The mother of a three-time graduate of Texas A&M has given $1,000 to The Texas A&M University System Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (TAMUS LSAMP) program.  Jeanette Rodriguez of San Antonio donated through the Texas A&M Foundation as a memorial to her parents. The LSA…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University will honor seven alumni April 4 at the Miramont Country Club in Bryan, Texas. Receiving the Outstanding Alumni Honor Award will be Thomas E. Ferguson ’78, former president of Flow Solutions Group; Col. Mike Fossum ’80, a NASA astron…


A group of students from a newly formed student organization with a focus on global education spent Spring Break at the Soltis Center in Costa Rica, conducting an engineering camp for middle-school students. Five students were all from Aggies for Global Education, one of the newest organizatio…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has announced the recipients of the 2012-2013 College of Engineering Faculty Fellow Awards. Recipients of this year's awards are William Keeler FellowsDr. Binayak Mohanty, Biological and Agricultural EngineeringDr. Rosana Moreira, Bi…


Texas A&M Engineering's graduate program ranked 11th overall  and sixth among public institutions in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, "America's Best Graduate Schools 2014." The ranking is one place higher than in 2012, when the college ranked 12th overall. Individual programs…


The lobby of the Zachry Engineering Center was flooded with newly admitted incoming freshmen, high school juniors getting ready to apply next summer and K-12 prospective students and their families Feb. 16 at Aggieland Saturday. Approximately 1,500 students visited the Dwight Look College of E…


The robotics research of Dr. Aaron Ames, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been featured in Design News. The magazine also named Ames one of its "Rising Engineering Stars." Science fiction has long promised two-legged, humanlike robots…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, recently announced the recipients for the 2012-13 College of Engineering Teaching, Service and Contribution Awards. Four individuals received the Teaching Awards, three received the Service Awards and two received Contribution Awards.…


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…


Dr. Nicole Zacharia, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Materials Science and Engineering Program at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for her proposal…


Mechanical engineering assistant professor Dr. Devesh Ranjan has been awarded the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award for his five-year project, “Transition, Turbulence and Mixing in Shock-Accelerated Variable Density Flows at Extreme Conditions.”  Th…


Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today announced plans for Texas A&M University to grow engineering enrollment to 25,000 students by 2025.