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A gift from Chevron Corp. will establish the Chevron Engineering Imaging Laboratory in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University. The $800,000 gift, funded through the Texas A&M Foundation, will support the department’s Petrophysical Imaging Laboratory. F…


The Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System has approved the establishment of the Institute for Engineering Education and Innovation (IEEI) as a joint entity within the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) and Texas A&M University.


Two graduate students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University received high rankings in the student paper competition at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 13th Topical Meeting on Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuits in RF Sy…


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…


Dr. Yue Kuo, the Dow Chemical Professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has fabricated a new type of LED capable of producing a wide spectrum light while operating for long periods of time at atmospheric conditions. Thomas Edison invented the fi…


(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…


The design of objects requiring a battery is often limited because batteries are usually flat or cylindrical in shape. But what if the power supply could be any shape, or be part of the object’s structure, or better yet, be the object itself. Thanks to a recent grant awarded to Assistant Professor …


Dr. Robert Balog, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was a guest speaker on a local radio show to discuss solar power. Balog was interviewed Jan. 9 by Allise Burris and Jenn Atkins for their eco-friendly environmental talk show, Rethink…


Dr. Haiyan Wang, an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, and several co-authors have had their paper published in Nature’s Scientific Report. The paper, “Direct observation of Lomer-Cottrell Locks during strain hardening in nanocr…


Dr. Devesh Ranjan, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, is one of 40 scientists and engineers who will receive approximately $15 million in grants from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research through its Young Investigator Research Program (AFOSR-YIP). The grant was …


Dr. Guofei Gu, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received an award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) through its Young Investigator Research Program (YIP). Gu was selected for his proposal, "Go Ahead of …


Manoj Prasad, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M has received the Texas A&M University 2012-2013 Dissertation Fellowship from the Office of Graduate Studies. The dissertation fellowship will last from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31. It is designed to suppo…


Dr. Shuguang (Robert) Cui from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University recently won the prestigious 2012 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Signal Processing Society (SPS) Best Paper Award. The award honors the authors of a journal pap…