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M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recognized Faculty and Staff Award winners during the 2016 Faculty and Staff Awards banquet. Banks presented Faculty Awards, Staff Excellence Awards, a New Employee A…


ORYX GTL organized a ceremony on April 21 to recognize the research contributions of Dr. Nimir Elbashir (second from left), associate professor in the chemical and petroleum engineering programs and chair of the ORYX GTL Gas-to-Liquid Excellence Program, and Dr. Reza Tafreshi, associate professor …


The Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) held an event on April 25 to celebrate its 10th anniversary. NSSPI students, faculty and staff joined with administrators and collaborators from the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, the Bush School of Government …


Dr. César O. Malavé, professor and holder of the Sugar and Mike Barnes Department Head Chair in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named the new dean and chief operating officer (COO) at Texas A&M University at Qatar is. Malavé’s appointmen…


A robot assistant lifeguard called EMILY is making waves by helping migrants cross the Mediterranean Sea safely. In the wake of unrest, over 500 refugees have drowned attempting to cross the Mediterranean from Turkey to Greece. Members from the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s (TEES) C…


The Texas A&M Energy Institute hosted a one-day conference on Monday, April 4, 2016, to create an opportunity for researchers across the state to share their research and educational developments in the field. Texas Optimization Day, made possible by sponsorships, provided a chance for research…


The only thing separating Texas A&M University from the largest medical facility in the world is 90 miles. A recent three-day workshop brought individuals from the Texas Medical Center and the Dwight Look College of Engineering together for a discussion about cardiovascular health and the challe…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) presented Awards for Excellence in Retention as part of the Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) Pre-Conference on Retention and Transition on March 30.


You’ve seen them in futuristic science fiction movies for decades, but the reality is that unmanned vehicles are just around the corner, quite literally. Fully automated vehicles are expected to hit the roads as early as 2018. In the meantime, you might catch the Zachry Department of Civil Engineeri…


With more devices connected to the internet, homes have become smarter. It’s possible for a refrigerator to send shopping reminders, and to control the lights or thermostat while away from home. But as the things around us become smarter, there is a growing need to ensure that they also become safer.


Dr. Costas Georghiades, associate dean for research and Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) associate agency director for strategic initiatives and centers, has been appointed Texas A&M University’s new senior associate vice president for research. His appointment is effective Ap…


Thirteen nationally and internationally prominent scholars, including four who will be part of the Dwight Look College of Engineering, were formally inducted as Faculty Fellows during a ceremony on Friday, Feb. 26. Dr. Robert A. Calderbank (electrical and computer engineering), Dr. J. Karl Hedrick …


Dr. Xia (Ben) Hu, a member of the Texas A& M Engineering Experiment Station’s (TEES) Center for Remote Health Technologies, has joined the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University as an assistant professor. His research focuses on data mining and social computi…


A team of Texas A&M University engineers has been accepted into the NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program, which is managed by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship (CNVE) of Mays Business School. I-Corps™ is a set of activities and programs that prepares scientists and engineers t…


Dr. Alan Needleman, TEES Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, chaired the program committee for the 2016 annual conference of The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST). The program was held in Da…