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Dr. Zachary Grasley, associate professor and Peter C. Forster Faculty Fellow I in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently spoke at the 10th annual Concreep-10 Conference held in Vienna, Austria. Concreep, a three-day conference attended by roughly 200 people …


Guatemalan farmers could soon have a solution to deshelling their pigeon pea crops thanks to a mechanical device from Team Peas-Makers, which was awarded first prize and $1,000 at the most recent Aggies Invent competition held at Texas A&M University. Aggies Invent promotes an innovation and ent…


This past summer Drs. Ivan Damnjanovic and Luca Quadrifoglio of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University led the first study abroad Italy trip for the civil engineering department. Students benefitted from their faculty leaders’ backgrounds, as Quadrifoglio is a native …


Faculty and staff from the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station's Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) at Texas A&M University organized the second Nuclear Facilities Experience (NFE) for American students and young professionals through a grant from the National Nuclea…


Dr. Sheng-Jen ("Tony") Hsieh, professor and director of the Rockwell Automation Laboratory in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, was named Honorary International Chair professor by National Taipei University of Technology (Taipei Tech) i…


Nuclear engineering faculty members from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janiero (UFRJ) in Brazil visited the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station's (TEES) Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) to learn about the nuclear security courses being taught at both the undergra…


The Gulf Nuclear Energy Infrastructure Institute (GNEII) celebrated the graduation of its 2015 fellows with a symposium and graduation ceremony at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The annual symposium offers GNEII fellows an opportunity to share the results of their study…


With two years of intense planning and dedication, the 2015 ANS student conference was successfully executed April 9-11. The conference theme was “Powering Tomorrow Together,” and aimed to highlight the growing globalization of the nuclear and health physics industries. The conference provided atten…


The officers of the Texas A&M University student chapter of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) and faculty from the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station's (TEES) Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) led participants in a table-top exercise focusing on t…


The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Nuclear Power Institute (NPI) hosted a group of 15 undergraduate students and two faculty members from Harbin Engineering University (HEU) in China on a three-week study tour at Texas A&M University. The students were all nuclear engineerin…


Dr. Andrea Strzelec, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was one of 24 international invited speakers at the 2015 Rideal Conference in Berlin, Germany, as an expert on automotive catalysis. Strzelec's talk was title "The Influences of Fuel T…


Daniel Hellfeld, Jonathan Scherr and Matthew Garza, students from the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, traveled to Tokyo for the 4th International Symposium and Seminar on Global Nuclear Human Resource Development for Safety, Security, and Safeguards titled “Nuclear Saf…


From Jan. 6-10, faculty from the TEES Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) joined with Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) to lead a four-day workshop for Indian universities focused on advanced nuclear security topics on the campus of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) in …


The 2015 Texas A&M Robotics Symposium will be held in College Station on Jan. 21-22 in room 2005 of the Emerging Technologies Building. It will host talks by 18 world-renowned thought leaders in robotics and automation. The symposium will start with a keynote address by Dr. Ruzena Bajcsy from…


When Yukiya Amano, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, made his first trip to the U.S. this week, Texas A&M was the first public university he visited. "Texas A&M is known globally as a university having very high technology including in the area of nuclear sci…