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Mikayla Barry, senior biomedical engineering student at Texas A&M University, is a pioneer in more ways than one. As Texas A&M’s first Beckman scholarship winner and the first biomedical engineering student to be awarded a scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF), she is n…


High school students attending this year’s Camp BUILD explored the world of civil engineering in a whirlwind week filled with hands-on experience, design projects, real-world problem solving, competitions and tours at Texas A&M University. Camp BUILD is a one-week camp hosted by the Zachry Depar…


Dr. Robert Stevens, 2015 president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), visited Texas A&M University on Sept. 8. Stevens met with Dr. Robin Autenrieth, department head, and other faculty members to discuss the success of the academic program in the Zachry Department of Civil Engine…


Students from the Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s (TAMUK) chapter of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) attended a tour of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University that included two laboratories under professors from the Nuclear Science Security and Policy Institute (N…


Dr. Edward Kavazanjian, Jr., director of The Center for Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics at Arizona State University, is the 2016 Buchanan Lecturer. Kavazanjian’s lecture is titled “Bio-Geo-Alchemy: Biogeotechnical Carbonate Precipitation for Hazard Mitigation and Ground Improvement.” The …


Engineering students at Texas A&M University at Qatar are building on their classroom knowledge and bringing their imagined projects to life through the Engineering Enrichment Program (EEP). First offered in spring 2016, the program provides 26 short courses to students who want a more hands-…


Texas A&M University at Qatar welcomed its largest freshman class since 2012 when 110 freshman students started classes Aug. 23, bringing the total enrollment of the branch campus to 545. Sixty students, or 54.5 percent, in the Class of 2020 are Qatari — constituting the branch campus’ large…


When 80 motivated and innovative students from five universities work together, novel ideas will emerge. The first [U] Invent produced 12 solutions to combat the spread of the Zika virus through educational and conceptual solutions. More than $4,000 in award funds and an opportunity for two students…


Individuals from the Texas A&M University College of Engineering recently completed a 10-week research for undergraduates (REU) program that was coordinated by the college of engineering and Penn State’s College of Engineering. The students and faculty members in the program spent five weeks at…


Hannah Pearce, a biomedical engineering student at Texas A&M University, was selected to participate in the Amgen Foundation’s prestigious Amgen Scholars Program. Pearce spent 10 weeks this summer conducting hands-on, cutting edge research at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).  P…


Long before she was preparing to defend her thesis on surface plasma nitriding of fuel cladding materials, Elizabeth Castanon joined a new organization her senior year at Palacios High School called Powerful Opportunities for Women Eager and Ready for Science, Engineering and Technology (POWER SET…


Twenty-four Texas A&M University students are spending their summer working toward launching innovations and businesses through the Summer Lean Startup program with Texas A&M Engineering and Startup Aggieland. The program participants include students working on their own ideas developed as …


Students and faculty from the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University recently attended the 2016 American Nuclear Society (ANS) annual meeting in New Orleans. The meeting focused on topics supporting nuclear power’s continued status as the leading supply of clean, carbon-free e…


Dr. Eduardo Gildin, associate professor in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently taught the Petroleum Engineering Numerical Methods class to 18 students in only three weeks, most of it while they were staying oversees in Aberdeen, Scotland.


The Texas A&M University student chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (TAMUite) is a high-achieving organization. In addition to being one of the largest ITE student chapters in the nation, the chapter hosted 11 guest speakers and signed six contracts with three different clien…