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(Photo of Dr. Jaime Grunlan) Researchers at Texas A&M University have for the first time made a completely organic nanobrick wall that does not allow gas to pass through it. Dr. Jaime Grunlan, an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and his research group replaced t…


The design of objects requiring a battery is often limited because batteries are usually flat or cylindrical in shape. But what if the power supply could be any shape, or be part of the object’s structure, or better yet, be the object itself. Thanks to a recent grant awarded to Assistant Professor …


Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today announced plans for Texas A&M University to grow engineering enrollment to 25,000 students by 2025.


Dr. Kenneth R. Hall, professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, has been chosen to receive the Laurance S. Reid Award from the International School of Hydrocarbon Measurement (ISHM). Hall is associate dean for research and graduate studies at Texas A&M University at Qat…


Dr. Jaime Grunlan's research into fire-resistant materials is featured in the November/December 2012 issue of Textile World magazine, a leading publication in the textiles industry. The article highlights Grunlan's development of a thin polymer coating that keeps fabric and polyurethane-foam-base…


Pictured: Austin Riddle, Kathy Waskom, Helen Hastings, Kaye Matejka, Barbara Slusher and Tammy Persky, with Dr. M. Katherine Banks.   Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recognized faculty and st…


Seven faculty members in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University have been recognized by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) as TEES Select Young Faculty. The award recognizes outstanding young faculty members who have demonstrated their talents for re…


Five faculty members in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University have been recognized by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) as TEES Fellows. The TEES Fellow designation recognizes established faculty members with a history of continuous performance. TE…


A Science paper on which Dr. Jaime Grunlan and his graduate student Greg Moriarty were co-authors has made the list of most-cited papers in chemistry. The paper, "Two-dimensional nanosheets produced by liquid exfoliation of layered materials” (Science331, 568, 2011), was the fourth most-cited paper…


Dr. Jorge M. Seminario, holder of the Fox Professorship and a professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, was recognized at the 2012 HENAAC Conference, powered by Great Minds in STEM. Seminario was recognized for outstanding technical achievement in academia. He was cited fo…


The 100 fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world were recognized Oct. 26 at the 8th Annual Aggie 100 program, sponsored by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. The Aggie 100 focuses on growth as an indicato…


The 2012 Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center International Symposium will be Oct. 23-25 at the Hilton Hotel and Conference Center in College Station. This symposium will mark the 15th in a series of successful symposia and also celebrates the 90th birthday of Dr. Trevor Kletz in recognition of …


From left to right, Andres Mejia, Mary Beth Browning, Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, and Nick Brennan   Three graduate students were honored with the inaugural Dwight Look College of Engineering Outstanding Engineering Graduate Student Award at a banquet Oct. 11…


Dr. Carl D. Laird, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected a director of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Computing and Systems Technology (CAST) Division. CAST, the leading division for process s…


Jean-Francois Chamberland, John C. Criscione and Victor Ugaz were selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s fourth Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) symposium.