Archive for Mechanical

Texas A&M University is the top beneficiary in a major new initiative announced recently by Gov. Greg Abbott that has resulted in attracting 10 distinguished researchers to the state. Five of the renowned faculty members recruited through the Governor’s University Research Initiative (GURI) will…


Dr. Waruna Kulatilaka, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for his research, “New Directions in Ultrashort-Pulse Laser Diagnostics: Towards Collision-Independent Detection of Chemical…


From left to right: Dr. Miladin Radovic, Diyar Dhannoon, Amy Bolon, Dr. Fernando Soto, Yenny Cubides-Gonzalez, Kevin Holder and Dr. Michael Demkowicz  The inaugural Materials Science and Engineering Awards at Texas A&M University honored eight graduate students, one recent graduate and a post…


Dr. Je-Chin Han, Distinguished Professor and holder of the Marcus C. Easterling Chair in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named the winner of the 2016 Aircraft Engine Technology Award. The award, which is presented by the American Society of Mechanical …


The Department of Mechanical Engineering’s Senior Capstone Design courses utilize industry-based team projects and professional interaction to provide future engineers with valuable design, communication and presentation experience. Capstone courses are the culmination of the Texas A&M engineeri…


Researchers in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University are working on a project for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). Dr. Eric Petersen and Dr. Waruna Kulatilaka will spend the next five years studying chemical reaction rates and developing techniques to counte…


The College of Engineering at Texas A&M University and the School of Engineering at the University of Cyprus recently co-organized the workshop, “Recent engineering advances in cyber-physical systems, advanced materials for energy applications and water/wastewater/environmental management system…


Astronauts get to experience things no other humans do, like see Earth from afar, travel where no other humans have been and make new discoveries. But while spaceflight offers priceless intellectual advancements, the weightlessness of space can have negative effects on astronauts’ bodies. Through a…


The 2016 Engineering Project showcase provided an opportunity for students to display and demonstrate their projects designed to solve real-world engineering problems. More than 700 students gathered in the Hall of Champions at Texas A&M University’s Kyle Field to showcase more than 150 projects…


M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recognized Faculty and Staff Award winners during the 2016 Faculty and Staff Awards banquet. Banks presented Faculty Awards, Staff Excellence Awards, a New Employee A…


The Texas A&M Engineering Program recently invested 12 new chair and professorship appointments for the 2016-2017 academic year, in addition to recognizing current chair holders and professorships.    Engineering faculty who were awarded the new designation of a chair or professorship were pres…


The first cohort of Texas A&M University’s National Research Traineeship (NRT) program collaborated with national experts in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) during training at the  National Science Foundation’s inaugural NRT Annual Meeting at the University of Maryland in…


Twelve Aggies, including three graduates of the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, have been selected as the 2016 recipients of the highest honor bestowed upon a former student of Texas A&M University, the Distinguished Alumnus Award. Receiving the honor from the college of eng…


Rana Soltani and Amin Zeiaee, both second-year Ph.D. students in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, are developing an intelligent rehabilitation device that will provide automated therapy to stroke patients to expedite their recovery. Sungtae Shin, a fifth-year Ph.…


More than 100 new engineers received their diplomas during Texas A&M University at Qatar’s annual commencement exercises held on the Education City campus on May 5. Eighty-nine Aggie engineers earned bachelor’s degrees in chemical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering an…