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Yateendra Deshpande, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, won a Best Presentation Award in the PM Machine Drives Track at the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) IECON 2012 conference in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.…


Jung Hwan Woo, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, won the Graduate Student Presentation Award at the Joint Fall 2012 Meeting of the Texas Sections of the American Physics Society, American Association of Physics Teachers and Zone 13 …


Two professors from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University were featured in an article refuting a new approach to vastly increase the carrying capacity of radio and light waves. The "twisted light" approach relies on what is called light's orbital angular …


Dr. Mladen Kezunovic, the Eugene E. Webb Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been invited to give lectures in several countries on his current research projects. Kezunovic, who also directs the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Stat…


Kensen Shi, a senior at A&M Consolidated High School and a visiting student member of Texas A&M University's Parasol Lab in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, won top honors and a $100,000 scholarship in the Seimens Competition Dec. 1-4 at The George Washington University in…


Chris McDonald, a senior mechanical engineering major from Plano, won first place in the annual American Physics Society’s Division of Fluid Dynamics conference in San Diego in November. McDonald’s award-winning poster, “Experimental Investigation of the Richtmyer-Meshkov Instability on Inclined In…


Two faculty members from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University are part of a team led by The Boeing Co. that has been awarded $1.2 million from NASA. Dr. Rodney Bowersox (left) and Dr. Edward White will receive $590,000 to use the Oran W. Nicks Low-Speed Wind Tunnel fo…


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. Dan Hill, Noble Chair and interim head of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been invited to testify in Washington, D.C., today (Nov. 30). Hill was invited to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives' Science, Space and Technology subco…


Pictured: Associate Professor Melissa Grunlan (right) and graduate student Raymond Fei examine a self-cleaning membrane specimen. An implantable sensor that allows diabetics to more effectively monitor their blood-sugar levels is a step closer to reality, thanks to a researcher at Texas A&M U…


Graduate student Dae-Hyun Choi and assistant professor Dr. Le Xie from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University received the Best Paper Award at the Third IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm) in Tainan City, Taiwan. (Pict…


Pictured from left: Naehyuck Chang, ACM/SIGDA representative; Yan, Lai and Li, Texas A&M; and Donatella Sciuto, IEEE CEDA president.   Dr. Peng Li, an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University. has won the prestigious IEEE/ACM Wi…


A partnership between Texas A&M and two Central Texas food banks has proven profitable for the food banks — and also benefits Texas school children. Dr. Malini Natarajarathinam, assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution, helped the Capital Area …


Elsevier has named its “Top 25 Hottest Articles in Engineering” based on most downloads at a journal and a subject level. The winner, at the very top after more than 10 years, is “The General Finite Element Method,” written by Dr. Theofanis Strouboulis from the Department of Aerospace Engineering a…


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…