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The Power of Social Media
The Power of Social Media

Finding, identifying and evaluating online crowds for change
Smarter Energy
Smarter Energy

Improving reliability and efficiency of the electric power grid
Putting an End to the Guessing Game
Putting an End to the Guessing Game

Estimating the weight of helicopters during flight for military and medevac operations
Walking Robots
Walking Robots

Building two-legged robots that can walk—like humans
Zhu-Ming Around the Globe
Zhu-Ming Around the Globe

SPE distinguished lecturer and Texas A&M professor takes her controversial message on a 22-stop tour
Cardiac Mechanics
Cardiac Mechanics

Restoring proper motion to save heart muscle
ASEE President Walt Buchanan
ASEE President Walt Buchanan

Education leader, lifelong learner
A New Sense of Direction
A New Sense of Direction

Pushing the limits of touch to guide individuals in stressful situations
Texas A&M University at Qatar
Texas A&M University at Qatar

Focus on women in engineering
Materials for Irrigation
Materials for Irrigation

Determining the best irrigation canal liner for Texas soil
Saving Energy — and Money
Saving Energy - And Money

Continuous Commissioning® process helps save more than $100 million in energy costs
Simulator Becomes Reality
Simulator Becomes Reality

A piece of U.S. space history comes to Texas A&M
Nuclear Materials Under Extreme Conditions
Nuclear Materials Under Extreme Conditions

Designing advanced materials for next-generation nuclear reactors
Building Better Roads
Building Better Roads

Software helps predict pavement damage for better, longer-lasting roads

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Vice Chancellor and Dean of Engineering
M. Katherine Banks, Ph.D., P.E.

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs
Marilyn M. Martell

Director of Communications
Pamela S. Green

Graphic Design
Audrey Guidry
John Henry
Vicky Nelson 

Online & Interactive Design
Charlie Apel
Donald St. Martin

Photography
Bryce Bridges
Jim Lyle 

Editorial
Robert Burns
Ryan Garcia
Lesley Kriewald
Gwenda Brown Lucas
Tim Schnettler
Kara Bounds Socol
Deana Totzke
Gabe Waggoner

Production & Distribution
Christina Mitchell
Jennifer Olivarez

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Texas A&M Engineer is published by Engineering Communications in the Texas A&M University College of Engineering to inform readers about faculty research activities. This issue was published in October 2016.

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