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Dr.  Jinxiang Chai, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has received a 2011 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award for his research in motion capture and computer animation. The NSF awards the prestigious CAREER grants to outstanding junior faculty …


Dr. Miladin Radovic, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF established the CAREER program to support junior…


Call them the Jason Bournes of the bacteria world. Going "off the grid," like rogue secret agents, some bacteria avoid antibiotic treatments by essentially shutting down and hiding until it's safe to come out again, says Thomas Wood, professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineerin…


The Interface Ecology Lab in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering has designed the Team Coordination Game (TeC) to improve the safety of emergency responders and those they serve by studying firefighters at the Brayton Firefighter Training Field. Post-Doctoral Researcher Zachary O. To…


Dr. Xing Cheng, 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).The NSF established the CAREER program to support …


Survivor Buddy, a rescue robot that was invented by Texas A&M University computer science and engineering professor Dr. Robin R. Murphy and her colleagues at Stanford University, will be part of National Robotics Week at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Survivor Buddy, a…


Dr. Diego Donzis, assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). NSF established the CAREER program to support junior faculty within …


With the threat of Botnets increasing, researchers in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University have devised a new method to detect their activity. A botnet, or robot network, is a term used to describe a collection of computers that have been compromised by …


Robots and researchers from Japan, the United States and the U.S. military converged on Disaster City® in College Station, Texas, March 8 to conduct two days of underground mine rescue and tunnel exploration experiments. Teams brought new types of ground robots, from miniature tank-like vehicles …


Melodie Benford, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named a finalist for the 2011 CIMIT Prize for Primary Healthcare. Benford will be awarded $10,000 to develop a final proposal (due May 31) for her project, "An Innovative Point-of-Care…


Dr. Jaime C. Grunlan, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has co-authored a paper in the journal Science that is part of an international research collaboration with faculty in the Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices (CRANN) at Trinity College …


Dr. Kamran Entesari, 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 from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Entesari received his award for his proposal, "Ve…


Dr. Katy Kao, 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, Kao will receive $5…


Dr. Byung-Jun Yoon, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the Best Paper Award from Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference 2011 (APBC 2011). Yoon and his graduate student, Mohammad Sahraeian, won the Best Paper Award fo…


For the past two years, Texas A&M computer science and engineering professors Dr. Richard Furuta and Dr. Frank Shipman - and Dr. B. Stephen Carpenter II, associate professor of art education and visual culture - have been part of a team funded by the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Division …