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A multidisciplinary team of researchers at Texas A&M University has been awarded an Early Concept Grant for Exploratory Research from the National Science Foundation to study the viability of collecting infrastructure monitoring data by volunteer citizen scientists from the general public. The …


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…


Dr. Jeff Huang, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received a five-year National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for his research in debugging concurrency related software defects. The N…


The Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of North Carolina’s Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) will co-direct a new, national effort to develop a Big Data Regional Innovation Hub serving 16 Southern states and the District of Columbia.


Texas A&M University has received a five-year, $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation for graduate training and research. Texas A&M is one of only 10 institutions recognized nationwide with the award, out of approximately 200 proposals that were received by the NSF for the cur…


Dr. Bimal Nepal, Dr. Monica Cortez and Dr. Michael Johnson have been awarded a $409,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) grant for their collaborative research in providing an adaptive learning environment for high school and community college students who are…


Alejandro Azocar, an undergraduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the 2015 Ammon Andes National Award from Sigma Gamma Tau (SGT), the national aerospace engineering honor society. In addition, Azocar was awarded the National Science Foundatio…


Three members of the Sketch Recognition Lab in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University attended the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI) in Atlanta, Georgia where they were awarded the 2015 IUI Best Poster Aw…


Dr. Carmen Gomes, assistant professor in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Texas A&M University, is part of a team that has been awarded a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation. Gomes and her Co-PI, Dr. Eric McLamore from the University of Florida, wil…


William Scholten ’14, a graduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP). The NSF GRFP is a highly competitive fellowship awarded to students pursuing master’s and doc…


Dr. Huilin Gao, assistant professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received a 2015 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for her research in environmental sustainability.  The NSF awards the prestigious CAREER grants to outstanding junior fac…


Dr. Dylan Shell, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at Texas A&M University, received a CAREER grant from the NSF Information & Intelligent Systems' Robust Intelligence Program to investigate the limitations of traditional ways of programming grou…


Texas A&M University Computer Science and Engineering Assistant Professor Dr. Dylan Shell and Unocal Professor Dr. Nancy M. Amato co-organized the Workshop on Research Issues at the Boundary of AI and Robotics alongside Dr. Sven Koenig of the University of Southern California. The workshop was s…


The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s Center for Robotic-Assisted Search and Rescue (CRASAR), with funding from the Center for Emergency Informatics and the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service’s (TEEX) Product Development Center, recently held two days of robotics workshops sp…


Three faculty members from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University are part of a team working on a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded project researching asynchronous PDE algorithms for turbulent flows at exascale. Dr. Diego Donzis, assistant professor in aerospace …