Archive for Research

The latest research efforts of Dr. Jodie Lutkenhaus, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has landed one of her team members on the front cover of the May 6 edition of "Chemical & Engineering News" magazine. Dr. Jared Mike is …


Texas A&M Technology Commercialization recently presented Patent Awards to individuals and teams who are currently employed by the A&M System and whose inventions were granted patent protection from the United States Patent & Trademark Office in 2012. "Our researchers are working dilige…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering hosted the first Texas A&M University Engineering Project Showcase April 19 in G. Rollie White Coliseum to demonstrate the diverse activities inside the college and exhibit the ways in which engineers build solutions that solve real-world problems. Mo…


A thin polymer coating on foam used in furniture can prevent the spread of flames, said Dr. Jaime Grunlan, the Gulf Oil/Thomas A. Dietz Career Development Professor at Texas A&M university. Furniture cushions are made of flammable polyurethane foam that, when burned, puddles at high temperature…


Dr. Sam Palermo, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Palermo received his CAREER award for his proposal,…


Dr. Nancy Amato, Unocal Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been chosen to receive the 2013 Betty M. Unterberger Award by Honors and Undergraduate Research in recognition of her exemplary record of commitment to Honors education and Underg…


Dr. David Staack, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded a 3M Nontenured Faculty Award for his work on plasma processing of living tissues. 3M provides this grant to exemplary new faculty in order to help them advance their care…


Students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering took home 12 awards during Texas A&M University's 16th annual Student Research Week in the newly renovated Memorial Student Center March 25-29. Computer science and engineering students won five awards for their senior capstone de…


Benjamin Fine and Paul Taele (pictured left and right), Ph.D. candidates in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, have been awarded NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute (EAPSI) fellowships for 2013. Fine will spend his time with the Australian Centre …


More than 100 student team projects will be on display April 19 from noon to 4 p.m. in G. Rollie White Coliseum during the first-ever Texas A&M University Engineering Project Showcase. The event, presented by Engineering Student Services and Academic Programs, is free and open to the public. Th…


The industrial and systems engineering student team working on their Lynx Cub Payload Carrier design. From left: Austin Goswick, Eric Chao, Donald Boyd and Cress Netherland   The Space Engineering Research Center (SERC) and students from the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering have …


The Space Engineering Research Center (SERC) delivered an innovative star field simulator to technical personnel at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, Ala., in March.  The simulator provides a realistic simulation of what a NASA space-based telescope would see when viewing th…


The schedule for the 2013 Summer Institute June 4‐7 at Disaster City has been finalized, with state and federal agencies participating as well as numerous companies from the EDGE® consortium. Participating agencies include the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Texas A&M Engineering Exte…


Dr. Radu Stoleru, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award recipient for his continuing research into the newly emerging field of flow-based cyber-physical system. The NSF awards…


Dr. Arum Han, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently published a review paper in a prestigious publication on applied bioscience areas. The paper, “Microfabricated Devices in Microbial Bioenergy Sciences,” was published in …