Archive for Research

Mary Beth Browning, a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named recipient of the Ethel Ashworth-Tsutsui Memorial Award for Research, presented by Women in Science and Engineering (WISE).Browning, who is advised by Assistant Professor Eli…


An interdisciplinary team of Texas A&M University faculty recently received a two-year, $734,000 development grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to improve scholarly access to early modern texts. Funds from the grant will go toward the University’s Early Modern Optical Character Recogniti…


Dr. Miladin Radovic, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was featured in American Ceramic Society Bulletin. The article features six ceramics faculty members who received CAREER Awards from the National Science Foundation in 2011-2012 and dis…


The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected a team of universities to lead a new Air Transportation Center of Excellence for general aviation, with Texas A&M University being one of the core team members.   The center will focus research and testing efforts on safety, accessibility a…


When you buy a smoke detector, you assume it will sound quickly in a fire, giving you plenty of time to escape. But some experts warn that's not always true. In fact, the most common type of smoke detector may not go off in time, even when surrounded by thick, toxic smoke, giving little warnin…


An Atlas-5 carrying a classified spacecraft and 11 other small satellites, including several satellites supported by Texas A&M University's AggieSat Lab, was successfully launched out of Vandenberg Air Force Base Sept. 13. Four of these other satellites are flying through NASA's Educational Lau…


Pictured, left to right: Research team members Dr. Diego Donzis, Dr. Rodney Bowersox, Dr. Simon North and Dr. William Hase   A research team led by Dr. Diego Donzis, an assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, has been awarded $2.2 million by the Air Force Office of Scient…


Cheng Sun, a Ph.D. candidate in the Materials Science and Engineering Program at Texas A&M University, has received the Student Best Paper Contest Graduate Level First-Place Award from TMS, The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society. Cheng received the award for his paper, “In situ evidence o…


Dr. Phillip Hemmer, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, and several co-authors recently had their paper published in the prestigious research publication Nature Communications. The paper, "Optical detection of a single rare-earth ion in …


Dr. Arum Han, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received a $2 million award from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) office to lead a multidisciplinary team of investigato…


Dr. P.R. Kumar, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Mobility of Systems (ACM SIGMOBILE) Outstanding Contribution Award. The Outstanding Contributi…


For people suffering from diabetes and other hormonal disorders, staying healthy means staying vigilant; effective treatment requires periodic and precise doses of drugs throughout the day. The constant upkeep can make for an inconvenient and stressful way of life, but managing these disorders coul…


Substantial risk remains for serious industrial incidents that could cost property and lives, but effectively integrating science and engineering principles into academia and industry can help mitigate and even prevent these incidents, according to a new publication released by the Mary Kay O’Connor…


Lantao Liu, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been awarded a Dissertation Fellowship for 2012-2013 by the Texas A&M University Office of Graduate Studies. The fellowship will last for nine months and is designed to support awardees while they are concl…


Dr. Srinivas Shakkottai, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Shakkottai received his CAREER award for his pr…