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Dhananjay Khanna, a senior in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named chief justice of the Texas A&M Student Government Association (SGA) Judicial Court. Similar to the Supreme Court of the United States, the SGA is appointed one chief justi…


Three engineering student teams took the top spots in the 2017 Raymond Ideas Challenge competition hosted by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship at the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. The Raymond Ideas Challenge is an annual competition that challenges students to exp…


Two students in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University won awards at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Region IV Student Conference held April 28-30 at the University of Houston. Kanika Gakhar and Carolyn Walther both work in the Advanced Vert…


Students and faculty in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University presented a preliminary risk assessment to Fatma Yimaz, supervisor for probabilistic risk assessment at the South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Company (STP). Their assessment determined the level of risk the…


Students raced against the clock to invent new technology and innovations to help improve veterinary patient outcomes and pet life as a whole at the latest Aggies Invent. Veterinary care is constantly evolving but isn’t perfect, there are many issues veterinarians face on a daily basis that can be i…


Former prisoners who graduated from the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) recently visited the Texas A&M University College of Engineering’s Zachry Leadership Program students.  During the session, the students learned about the challenges former prisoners face, the recidivism problem and ho…


Graduate students Nima Jalili, Rachael Muschalek and Landon Nash from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University have each been awarded the Association of Former Students (AFS) Distinguished Graduate Student Award. Students who are selected are presented with the award in …


Wilcox (fifth from left) at the Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Washington, D.C. Stephanie Wilcox, an undergraduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded first place in the technology and engineering poster pres…


Katie Ford​, a Ph.D. student in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is among the recipients of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), which were announced in March. The program “recognizes and supports out…


Jake Carrow, a doctoral student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently honored with the 2017 Phil Gramm Fellowship. The award of $5,000 will help to support Carrow’s research as he pursues his degree in Dr. Akhilesh Gaharwar’s research group.  Carrow i…


The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded fellowships through the Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) to four students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University. The 2017 awardees include (left to right) second-year doctoral student Paul Gordon and seni…


The Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP) at Texas A&M University is a selective three-year program offered to sophomore students with the intent to attract, retain and graduate future leaders who are equipped to solve engineering grand challenges facing our society today and in the future. Wh…


Traci Sarmiento, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, earned second place in the graduate oral presentation category during Student Research Week (SRW) 2017. Sarmiento’s presentation, “Flying Animal Inspired Autonomous Flight with a Sm…


The Aggie Coding Club (ACC) in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University is a student organization bringing together like-minded individuals to create a center for pursuing software based projects as well as networking with companies and individuals. Founded in …


Maria Troyanova-Wood, a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the Philanthropic Education Organization (PEO) Scholar Award for the 2017-18 academic year. Out of 738 nominees, Troyanova-Wood was selected to receive the $15,000 awar…