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Three petroleum engineering graduate students from Texas A&M University won the 2017 Drillbotics competition when they designed and built a miniature automated drilling rig that uses sensors and computer logistics to drill a vertical well in a test formation of unknown composition without any human intervention.


Research shows the United States is facing a crisis with the shortage of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) professionals entering and remaining in the workforce. With STEM job openings on the rise, it is imperative that the number of career-ready scientists and engineers increa…


Students and faculty from Texas A&M University will be well represented at the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Design Weekend at Texas A&M. All seven hyperloop design teams have been invited to the weekend competition hosted by Texas A&M Jan. 29-30. The SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Design Weekend will pro…


Brandon Sweeney and Blake Teipel, graduate students in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, jointly won the Center of New Ventures and Entrepreneurship’s 14th annual Raymond Ideas Challenge at Mays Business School. Teipel won the competition for the second…


The Center for Exascale Radiation Transport (CERT) at Texas A&M University is one of six centers of excellence funded by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) under the Predictive Science Academic Alliance Program (PSAAP-II). CERT, led by Texas A&M with participation from the U…


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University gets many requests from companies — who may or may not be members of our Industrial Affiliate Program — interested in hiring our students. This interest led us to contact Former Student Career Services (FSCS) for informat…


TAMUHack, a new student run organization in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, hosted its very first hackathon Oct. 24-25. The event, which was named after the organization, included almost 400 students from all over the country, including many who had ne…


The Texas A&M University Department of Computer Science and Engineering sent 21 students, including four male students, to the 2014 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference (GHC).  GHC is the largest conference for women in computing in the world. This year the conference to…


Ten Texas A&M University Computer Science and Engineering students, who are also part of TAMUHack, made their mark last month while participating in the GeauxHack and PennApps X: Health events.   TAMUHack is a new student run organization in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering …


During a recent visit to Gävle, Sweden, Texas A&M Associate Professor Dr. Tracy Anne Hammond met with representatives of industry and academia to cultivate interest in her team's smart vest research project as well as other ongoing investigations. Gävle is establishing itself as Europe's geogra…


From left to right: Vanessa Ndonhong, Bill Hunter, Johannes Alvarez, Dan Hill, Katherine Banks, Shariq Yosufzai, David Schechter, Glenn Weckerlin, and Francisco Tovar. The Chevron Corporation and the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, April 2…


The 2014 and 2015 Summer Institutes on Flooding brings together domain experts from invited federal, state, municipal, and NGO stakeholder agencies with academics and industry in a highly interactive visioneering format with talks, demonstrations, and walkthroughs at Disaster City. Register Now:  S…


The Texas A&M University Colleges of Engineering and Science present their sixth annual Teacher Summit on January 30-31, 2014, with registration and a welcoming reception on the 30th. General sessions and workshops begin on Friday (1/31) and are held in the College Station Hilton Hotel and Confe…


Texas A&M nuclear engineering graduate students in the computational group came together January 9-10 in the second annual "Code-A-Thon." Over the course of two 12-hour days, a dozen students worked collaboratively to create a Multi-material Eulerian Hydrodynamics code from scratch. They were …


On the morning of Wednesday, December 11, 2013 local CBS affiliate KBTX-TV News visited the Department of Computer Science and Engineering's Sketch Recognition Lab (SRL) to learn more about the lab's latest state-of-the-art research projects. News reporter David Norris spent some time with Associate…