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David LaCroix, computer engineering honors graduate in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently awarded the Outstanding Thesis Award for the Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics division of the LAUNCH: Undergraduate Research awards.

The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently designated Texas A&M University as a National Center of Academic Excellence, both in education and in research.

Astronauts get to experience things no other humans do, like see Earth from afar, travel where no other humans have been and make new discoveries.

The Texas A&M University System is partnering with Battelle, The Boeing Company, the University of Texas System and the University of New Mexico in a joint bid to manage the Sandia National Laboratories — one of three DOE laboratories responsible for the nation's nuclear arsenal.

Dr. Helen Reed, professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to receive the prestigious 2016 Kate Gleason Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

Maddie Hirsch, a junior in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, is not your typical engineering student.

The 2016 Engineering Project showcase provided an opportunity for students to display and demonstrate their projects designed to solve real-world engineering problems.

Dr. Li Zeng, assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the Best Applications Paper award from the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE).

Yashwant Prakash Vyas, graduating senior in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, became the first international student in Texas A&M history to speak at a commencement ceremony.

Payman Dehghanian, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, won the “2nd Place Prize for Best Poster Award” at the 2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Transmission and Distribution (T&D) Conference and Exposition.

Kyungtae Lee and Gang Zhao, graduate students in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, were recently awarded scholarships from the Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI).

Kathryn Tippey, Ph.D. student in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected to receive the Outstanding Student Researcher award through the Partnership for Enhancing General Aviation Safety and Sustainability (PEGASAS) program.

An innovative approach to recycling consumer electronics to reclaim the essential elements inside of them is a step closer to reality after startup company REEcycle was awarded $50,000 in funding as the top company at the 2016 Texas A&M New Ventures Competition (TNVC) at Texas A&M University.

Every semester, seniors in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University enroll in the Capstone Senior Design course.

Texas A&M University at Qatar engineering student Abdulaziz Al-Qahtani won the finale of the first edition of IgniteDoha with his presentation on problem-solving at the Texas A&M Engineering Building in Education City.

Dr. Patrick Linke, chair of the Chemical Engineering Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar, has been named holder of the Qatar Shell Professorship.

“A breath of fresh air” is a common saying, used to signify something cleansing and refreshing.

According to the World Health Organization 360 million people in the world suffer from hearing loss.

Several students in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University are utilizing the skills learned in class to create unique and innovative projects being used in ways beyond the classroom.

Dr. Vijay P. Singh, Distinguished Professor and holder of the Caroline and William N. Lehrer Distinguished Chair in Water Engineering in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Texas A&M University, received an Outstanding Distinguished Scientist award from Sigma Xi, the research honor society at Texas A&M.

The Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University recently held a reception to honor of the 2016 graduating class.

Amy Truong, a petroleum engineering major, has been selected as the winner of a college-wide contest to redesign the gonfalon, a banner that represents the college at graduation.

Maura Cadigan, a junior in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, was honored with a Goldwater Scholarship, while Kendal Ezell, a sophomore in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, received an Honorable Mention Goldwater Scholarship.

The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) presented its 2016 International Distance Learning Award for 21st Century Best Practices to the Master of Industrial Distribution (MID) program in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University.

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recognized five Faculty and Staff Award winners from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering during the 2016 Faculty and Staff Awards banquet.

Charles Donaway, senior academic advisor in the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the 2016 President’s Award for Academic Advising.

“Be awesome,” is written in all capital letters across the white board in Michelle Gallagher’s classroom.

Recently, the Class of ’66 returned to campus to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

Anthony Guiseppi-Elie, TEES professor and head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named chair-elect of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows.

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering at Texas A&M University, has appointed Dr. Mark Lawley as the interim department head in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering.

Jeffrey Zhao and Sahil Dhanju, engineering students at Texas A&M University, were part of a team that took home a national coding prize from the “Dream it. Code it. Win it.” competition.

For many engineering students, the daily grind consists of waking up, studying and going to sleep.

Dr. Yuri F. Makogon, retired TEES Research Engineer in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, received a Heritage Award recognizing his lifetime scientific accomplishments during the 2016 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston this May.

The Texas A&M Energy Institute is joining eight universities to participate in a new six-year, $20 million project awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL).

Texas A&M University engineering students Brendan Cooper, Jean-Claude Faa and Jeffrey Zhao traveled to Silicon Valley, joining more than 200 University Innovation Fellows (UIF) for a four-day intensive experience that included trips to Google, Stanford University, Microsoft and Bay Area companies.

Andrew Weems, a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named recipient of the Whitaker International Fellowship.

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recognized Faculty and Staff Award winners during the 2016 Faculty and Staff Awards banquet.

The Texas A&M Engineering Program recently invested 12 new chair and professorship appointments for the 2016-2017 academic year, in addition to recognizing current chair holders and professorships.

Drs. Lin Shao and Pavel Tsvetkov, associate professors in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, were honored at the 2016 Texas A&M Engineering Faculty and Staff Awards Dinner at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center in College Station, Texas.

Dr. Cable Kurwitz and undergraduate researchers Aldo Sosa, Juan Duran and Victor Ibarra, have completed a successful flight-test program aboard NASA’s reduced gravity aircraft of the demonstration of a variable heat rejection (DoVR) system.

Dr. Dallas Little, Snead Chair Professor and Regents Professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the Carl L. Monismith Lecture on Pavement Engineering by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Geo-Institute.

Dr. Stephen W. Searcy, professor and department head in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected president of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE).

Dr. Madhav Erraguntla and Dr. Mark Lawley, professors in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, were awarded a $1 million contract from the Defense Health Program in the U.S. Department of Defense.

The first cohort of Texas A&M University’s National Research Traineeship (NRT) program collaborated with national experts in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) during training at the National Science Foundation’s inaugural NRT Annual Meeting at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland.

Dr. Jorge L. Alvarado, associate professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, recently gave an invited lecture at the University of California, Riverside, on multiple droplet impingement dynamics.

Twelve Aggies, including three graduates of the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, have been selected as the 2016 recipients of the highest honor bestowed upon a former student of Texas A&M University, the Distinguished Alumnus Award.

The Texas A&M University chapter of the Health Physics Society (HPS) attended Rock Prairie Elementary School’s Science and Technology Night and taught students from kindergarten to the fifth grade and their parents about the process of radioactive decay.

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University was well-represented at the annual College of Engineering Project Showcase.

Dr. Zachary Grasley, associate professor and Peter C. Forster Faculty Fellow I in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected as a First Year Faculty Fellow in the Dwight Look College of Engineering.

Dr. Scott Socolofsky, professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University and his colleagues at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, have published a new paper in Environmental Science & Technology, which was selected for the American Chemical Society Editor’s Choice.

“We call it the ‘thrill of victory’ and the ‘agony of defeat,’” said Dr. Joseph Morgan, professor in the Department of Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, as he observed his undergraduate students race the robotic cars they each built for a class project.

Rana Soltani and Amin Zeiaee, both second-year Ph.D. students in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, are developing an intelligent rehabilitation device that will provide automated therapy to stroke patients to expedite their recovery.

Two teams from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University received awards at the Texas A&M Engineering Project Showcase.

Smart Grids Big Data was the focus of the fourth annual Smart Grid Workshop held at Texas A&M University’s Memorial Student Center on April 28.

Dr. Bruce Wang and Dr. Ivan Damnjanovic, professors in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, took time to speak with the engineers of the future.

More than 100 new engineers received their diplomas during Texas A&M University at Qatar’s annual commencement exercises held on the Education City campus on May 5.

Dr. Pushkar Lele, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is developing novel insights in cellular mechanics with bacteria to aid in the design of superior biomedical implants capable of resisting colonization by infectious bugs.

Imagine a cake as large as a billionth of a meter or nanometer.

ORYX GTL organized a ceremony on April 21 to recognize the research contributions of Dr. Nimir Elbashir (second from left), associate professor in the chemical and petroleum engineering programs and chair of the ORYX GTL Gas-to-Liquid Excellence Program, and Dr. Reza Tafreshi, associate professor in the mechanical engineering program.

More than 45 experts participated in a workshop on autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) recently hosted by Texas A&M University at Qatar in Education City.

Texas A&M University President Michael K. Young is visiting Texas A&M at Qatar and will attend its commencement ceremony on May 5.

Dr. B. Don Russell, Distinguished Professor and Regents Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been recognized by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for his two-year service as vice chair and chair of membership.

Aggie STEM, a joint program between the College of Engineering and the College of Education, was selected as the recipient of the 2016 Texas Distance Learning Association (TxDLA) Award for Outstanding Commitment to Excellence and Innovation by a 4-Year Higher Education Institution.

Dr. Darren Hartl, TEES Research Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University, and a team of researchers is using extensive data on avian biological systems in the hopes of creating unmanned aircraft with wings that morph and change during flight, much like a bird.

Wei Dai and Hyunho Choi, graduate students in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, were each awarded scholarships from the Houston Section of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) to study tribology.

The work of more than 700 students was represented at the Engineering Project Showcase on April 29 in the Hall of Champions at Texas A&M University’s Kyle Field.

Students from the Department of Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University recently participated in an event that featured displays of student entrepreneurial ventures and a panel of industry speakers.

Madison Cooper, an undergraduate student in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, participated in the 2016 Engineering Project Showcase on April 29.

The Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) held an event on April 25 to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

The Professional Association for Industrial Distribution (PAID) at Texas A&M University recently hosted its Annual Crawfish Boil.

With honest advice and a genuine smile, Jeana Goodson is changing the lives of students.

Students from the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University recorded three first-place finishes and one second-place finish at the Gulf Coast North America Student Paper Contest.

Dr. Yue Kuo, professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is continuing ongoing research in the field of microelectronics and semiconductor microchips that is evolving everyday technology such as cellphones, televisions, computers and more through the use of light emitting diodes (LED).

Fueled by its focus on people, biomedical engineering is a discipline unlike any other, continuously improving the human condition across numerous areas of health care and poised to make an even greater impact in the near future, said Carl Knowlan, president of the Knowlan Foundation, at the inaugural awards banquet of Texas A&M University’s Department of Biomedical Engineering.

Students from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University collaborated with a student from the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering to develop a new way to fight clean water access issues facing the world today.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University recently launched a new student organization, specifically geared toward students who have an interest in the vital field of cybersecurity.

Staff member Sarah Curylo and Drs. Peter England, H. Gene Hawkins, Jr., Stefan Hurlebaus and Gretchen Miller of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, have been awarded College of Engineering excellence awards.

The space technology engineered by two undergraduate students and startup company Texas Space Technology Applications and Research (T STAR) was successfully activated by Astronaut Tim Peake on board the International Space Station.