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Pictured, left to right: Richard Lester (CNVE), Liu, Frank Raymond, Dr. Mark Lenox Biomedical engineering graduate student Qun Maxine Liu was awarded second place in the 11th Annual Raymond IDEAS Challenge during a ceremony hosted by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship (CNVE) at the Ma…


The Fifth International Conference on Design Computing and Cognition (DCC'12) was held June 5-9 in College Station at Texas A&M University. DCC'12 started with a series of half-day workshops June 5-6 on specialist topics in design computing and cognition, followed by a single-track, three-day c…


Folami Alamudun, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, was runner-up for best paper award at thePervasive Health Conference held in San Diego May 21-24. Wearable sensors make it now possible to measure non-invasively a number of physiological correlates of stress. T…


Pictured: Texas A&M grad student Hyung-Joon Jeon presents his research to Broadcom co-founder and CTO Henry Samueli at a poster session at the Broadcom Foundation University Research Competition. Texas A&M University graduate student Hyung-Joon Jeon presented research at the inaugural Broad…


Dr. Gabriel Dos Reis, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for his research project, "Supporting Generic Programming in C++ for Modular and Reliable Large-Scale Software." Dos Rei…


Jon Moeller, a graduate student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, and the Zero Touch device he has helped develop have been in a nationally aired commercial for Best Buy. "I had no idea that ZeroTouch would become such a big deal," Moeller said. "I…


Mechanical Engineering graduate student Sukbae Joo won the gold metal at the annual meeting of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers in St. Louis, Mo. The conference is an international meeting of the society, and students from around the world participated in the research poster co…


A new initiative aims to build a grand tree of life that brings together everything scientists know about how all living things are related, from the tiniest bacteria to the tallest tree. Dr. Tiffani Williams (pictured), associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at T…


A new motor has been installed in the Oran W. Nicks Low Speed Wind Tunnel, replacing a 900RPM, 1,000-horsepower synchronous motor from Allis-Chalmers that was surplused by the U.S. Navy back in World War II. The old motor was in service at the Low Speed Wind Tunnel for 70 years. The new motor is a …


Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced recently that Texas A&M University was one of three Texas universities that were awarded a total of $5.1 million in graduate fellowships and research grants to train and educate the next generation of leaders in America’s nuclear industry. The awards und…


The Department of Biomedical Engineering will host the inaugural BioMedOpTex Symposium at Texas A&M University May 23-25. The three-day symposium -- sponsored by the Department of Biomedical Engineering, the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) and SPIE, the international society for opt…


Dr. Narasimha Reddy, the J.W. Runyon, Jr. '35 Professor I in the Department of Electricaland Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, had his research featured in ACM magazine, Communications of the ACM. A botnet, or robot network, is a term used to describe a collection of computers that …


The Conference for Protective Relay Engineers has just completed its 65th annual meeting at Texas A&M University, a significant achievement for the electric utility industry. The latest control and protection technology for the electric utility industry is presented annually at the relay confer…


The Texas A&M Interface Ecology Lab introduced the latest generation of the high fidelity ZeroTouch Sensor for multitouch and free-air interaction at the interactivity exhibition of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2012) in Austin. The Interface Ecology Lab i…


The National Science Foundation has awarded three-year graduate fellowships to several Texas A&M University engineering students. Students annually receive up to $10,500 for tuition and fees to the school of their choice, plus a $30,000 stipend for living expenses. The NSF Graduate Fellowships …