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To say Dr. Andrew Till has a lot going on is an understatement. As a Metropolis Fellow postdoctoral researcher at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), the Texas A&M University nuclear engineering alumnus works within the Computational Physics and Methods (CCS-2) Group on computational applic…


From Google Maps to planetary cartography, Dr. Tim Davis’ work on algorithms and software impacts our lives every single day. This research has such a vast impact on our technology-driven world, that you have likely seen the results of his work without even realizing it. Davis, a professor in the D…


Cheyenne Stowers, a master’s student in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently received a fellowship from the Environmental Engineers of the Future program. The purpose of the program is to encourage students to obtain a master’s degree and increase the numb…


Dr. Na Zou, instructional assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, will be featured in the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineer’s (IISE) Industrial and Systems Engineer magazine. Her article is titled “Modeling and Change Detect…


Roughly 1,400 satellites surround the word today, with 500 of those launched by the United States. While they all have various duties and capabilities, it is of utmost importance to correctly and efficiently identify the appropriate satellite for every job. “Some are used for national security an…


Mikayla Barry, senior biomedical engineering student at Texas A&M University, is a pioneer in more ways than one. As Texas A&M’s first Beckman scholarship winner and the first biomedical engineering student to be awarded a scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF), she is n…


The Defense Sciences Office at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Dr. James Caverlee and Dr. Xia “Ben” Hu a Next Generation Social Science (NGS2) grant to complete their collaborative research project, HELIOS, named after the Greek god with the ability to see the invis…


Ahmed 'Aziz' Ezzat, Ph.D. student and research assistant in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected to receive the Best Presentation Award from the Texas A&M Energy Conference for his presentation “Space-time modeling of asymmetric local win…


Dr. Dinakar Sagapuram, assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, was part of a team whose research was selected for the cover of the September issue of Proceedings of the Royal Society A (PRSA). The Royal Society is one of the world’s o…


Dr. Xingfu Wu and Dr. Valerie Taylor from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, have received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct research that aims to improve energy efficiency of scientific applications on large-scale high-perform…


Lambert Fick, a doctoral student in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the Akiyama Medal for the best overall student paper as a part of the Student Paper Competition at the International Nuclear Engineering Conference (ICONE 24), held in Charlotte, North Car…


The Earth can only handle so many contaminants in excess water released into the environment by homes, businesses and industries before becoming overwhelmed. To prevent this daunting introduction of pollutants to the environment, wastewater must be treated adequately prior to being released. Dr. …


Ross Luna, a junior in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, had the unique opportunity of participating in the 10-week Research Experience for Undergraduates this summer. Students from Texas A&M and Penn State University’s colleges of engineering coordinated to…


When asked why he accepted the leadership position for the new Center for Infrastructure Renewal (CIR), Dr. Bjorn Birgisson’s answer is simple: “TTI and Texas A&M are the best place in the world to be for infrastructure research.” His claim might sound glib, but it’s born of experience. Trained…


Preparing for the take off of faster production, Lockheed Martin and the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University are investigating the use of advanced industrial engineering tools and procedures to study F-35 rate production.    “The main focus of the Texas A&am…