Archive for STEM

Two nuclear engineering graduate students, Lane Carasik and Taylor Lane, spent a week in the nation’s capitol informing policy makers on nuclear science and engineering as part of the 2014 Nuclear Engineering Student Delegation (NESD). NESD is a student-led organization that gathers the country’s br…


The Zero Robotics Middle School Program has come to Texas for the first time with the help of Dr. Greg Chamitoff, professor of practice in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Johannes Strobel, director of educational outreach programs with the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station and…


Last year Dr. Justin Yates, assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, was presented the opportunity to build a team of students to partner with Citizens in Space and the United States Rocket Academy in designing and building a device that would carry experiments in…


On Thursday, May 8, Richard Vega, former undergraduate and soon-to-be graduate student of nuclear engineering, received Outstanding Thesis Award for the Undergraduate Research Scholars program as representation of the best undergraduate research thesis in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math at…


Dr. Johannes Strobel, director of education outreach programs for the Dwight Look College of Engineering and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, will present a webinar entitled “Make a Difference Now — Why Early STEM Education is Essential,” on Wednesday (May 21). He will be joined by…


The Department of Physics and Astronomy and Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University invite audiences across Texas to get up-close and personal with science and technology this Saturday (March 22) at the 2014 Physics & Engineering Festival, an entertaining and informative …


The Dwight Look College of Engineering and College of Science at Texas A&M University hosted more than 120 high school Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teachers from across Texas at the seventh annual Teacher Summit, held at the College Station Hilton and Conference Center…


Jory Denny, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, spent a part of the university's December/January 2014 transition as a volunteer at Winter Camp 2013, a camp for the Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) Sam Houston Area Council. Jory taught the …


Texas A&M University engineering students are working with the NASA High School Students United with NASA to Create Hardware (HUNCH) Program to help high school student teams take their experiments to the International Space Station (ISS).  The NASA STEM To Space (S2S) project is helping the …


Cognizant has announced a three-year commitment to support the BioFORCE STEM education programs of the National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing (NCTM).  Cognizant has also announced that it will relocate the headquarters of its principal U.S. operating company to College Station. Texas gove…


In response to National Nuclear Science Week, two students, Lily Raabe and Kristina Yancey, of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M wrote the following, in hopes to share knowledge not commonly known to the general public about nuclear technology in our lives. Electricity has many…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering hosted 14 Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) students May 27-31 for its Summer Transfer Engineering Workshop that introduced potential transfer students to each of the offered engineering degree programs at Texas A&M University in College Stat…


If you thought setting a Guinness World Record for building a 44-foot-tall playable guitar was impressive, try leading a high school robotics team to victory against 10,000 competitors at the FIRST — For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology— World Championship.  Scott Rippeto…


Jiayi Jin, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M, was one of 12 finalists at the Broadcom Foundation University Research competition held June 5-6. Jin presented his research project, “Ultra Energy Efficient SAR ADC for Biomedical Applications,…


A team of students from the Texas A&M Ocean Engineering program will compete in the 2013 International Human-Powered Submarine Races, June 24-28, at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock in West Bethesda, Md. The race, which takes place in a towing tank that is 25-feet deep, 30-feet wide a…