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The May 2012 issue of Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics features Dr. Duncan Maitland’s shape memory polymer foams on the journal’s cover and publication of the article, “Ultra low density and highly crosslinked biocompatible shape memory polyurethane foams” (Singhal et al., May 2012…


Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) Space Systems has successfully completed wind tunnel testing of a scale model of the Dream Chaser® orbital crew vehicle in the Oran W. Nicks Low Speed Wind Tunnel at Texas A&M University. Aerodynamic data generated from this testing, coupled with data from comput…


Biomedical engineering student Landon Nash (right) was awarded the Sigma Xi interdisciplinary award and won first place during Student Research Week at Texas A&M University. His presentation, “Thermomechanical Characterization of Shape Memory Polymer Neurovascular Stents,” won first place among…


A thin polymer coating developed by materials engineers at Texas A&M University could keep cotton clothing and polyurethane-foam-based furniture from going up in flames. And the coating is environmentally friendly, too. Dr. Jaime Grunlan, an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical …


The Texas A&M University System, Texas A&M University and Dwight Look College of Engineering will celebrate the dedication of its newest building, the Emerging Technologies Building, Friday (April 13) at 2 p.m. Making remarks during the ceremony will be Board of Regents Chairman Richard A…


Laura Bradt, an undergraduate student in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M, has been awarded first-place honors at the university’s Student Research Week for her research presentation. Bradt, who presented “Analysis of Desalination Processes for Treatment of Pro…


According to recent data provided by the Thomson Reuters (formerly ISI) Web of Knowledge, The Analog and Mixed Signal (AMS) Group from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University has been listed as one of the top-producing universities worldwide that reported pa…


Dr. Zhilei Chen, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). As a recipient of the prestigious award, Chen will receiv…


Dr. Gabriel Dos Reis, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, received the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award for his continuing investigation of formal-methods-based principles and tools to make the practice of programming a more mathematical activity …


Dr. James Caverlee, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to receive the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award for his research project, "Real-Time Crowd-Oriented Search and Computation Systems." The award w…


A paper written by Dr. Paul Gratz and his graduate student, Reena Panda, from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University was selected as one of the best papers fromIEEE Computer Architecture Letters in 2011 and will be featured during a special session during …


The Republic of Colombia is interested in a technology developed by Texas A&M Engineering that could clean contaminated water recovered from drilling and production operations. Colombian officials are also interested in training provided by the Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) for the …


Myounggyu Won, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, received the Best Student Paper Award at the 9th IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing held in Melbourne, Australia, last fall. Won had two papers accepted: "Energy Efficient and Robus…


Dr. Le Xie, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Xie received his CAREER award for his proposal, "CAR…


Dr. Scott Schaefer, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received a 2012 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for his research in graphics and visualization. The NSF awards the prestigious CAREER grants to outstandin…