Archives for 2017

Posted: July 20, 2017

Dr. Daniele Mortari, professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected as a corresponding member of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA). Founded in 1960, the IAA is an independent international community of leading experts committed to exp…

Posted: July 20, 2017

Jorge Mijares, a graduate student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the Best Paper Award at the Machinery Failure Prevention Tech 2017 (MFPT) Conference in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Mijares’ paper “Detection of Lubrication Starvation in Ball Bearings …

Posted: July 20, 2017

Dr. Bryan Deuermeyer, emeritus professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, passed away July 7, 2017.                      Deuermeyer served as assistant professor at Krannert Graduate School of Business for Purdue University for two years before joi…

Posted: July 19, 2017

From aerospace and defense to digital dentistry and medical devices, 3-D printed parts are used in a variety of industries. Currently, 3-D printed parts are very fragile and traditionally used in the prototyping phase of materials or as a toy for display. A doctoral student in the Department of Ma…

Posted: July 18, 2017

Ask any 10-year-old what they want to be when they grow up, and chances are “an astronaut” is likely near the top of their list. For Michayal Mathew, a junior in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, that dream never faded with time. Spending much of his childhood in L…

Posted: July 13, 2017

Finding ways to increase the comfort and care of premature babies and help elderly patients live more independent and safe lives were the spotlights of the latest Aggies Invent. In this unique Aggies Invent, students from the Undergraduate Summer Research Grant program (USRG) and Texas A&M Un…

Posted: July 12, 2017

Two undergraduate students from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University competed in the second annual Consortium for the Advancement of Shape Memory Alloy Research and Technology (CASMART) student design competition at the 2017 Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies (…

Posted: July 11, 2017

A group of undergraduate students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University placed first in the SnifFEST student competition at the 17th International Symposium on Olfaction and Electronic Nose (ISOEN) at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, on May 28-31. …

Posted: July 11, 2017

The Texas A&M Formula SAE team won the overall championship at Formula SAE Lincoln in Nebraska against a field of 80 collegiate teams from around the country. “It was a big deal to finally bring the trophy back home,” said Ryan Monheim, senior in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texa…

Posted: July 7, 2017

The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Smart Grid Center is part of a United States team that will use a $7.5 million Department of Energy (DOE) grant to help advance India’s power grid to ensure access to affordable and reliable energy. India’s Ministry of Science and Technology w…

Posted: July 6, 2017

Dr. Robert Nevels, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been appointed to the administrative committee of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers' (IEEE) Nanotechnology Council. The IEEE Nanotechnology Council is a multi-di…

Posted: July 6, 2017

5G cellular networks are expected to support high-data rates and low delays for a broad range of users. Software defined networking (SDN) is an emerging technology that enables the design and operation of large communication and storage networks. To promote the new technologies and the experimentati…

Posted: July 6, 2017

The research of Dr. Jaime Grunlan, the Linda & Ralph Schmidt ’68 Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was featured on the cover of the May issue of Macromolecular Rapid Communications, one of the highest impact factor journals focused on polymeric ma…

Posted: July 5, 2017

Dr. César O. Malavé, dean of Texas A&M University at Qatar, has received the 2017 John L. Imhoff Global Excellence Award for Industrial Engineering Education from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) in recognition of his distinguished accomplishments. The award is presented an…

Posted: July 5, 2017

Cyclocopter research was featured in the American Helicopter Society (AHS) International magazine "Vertiflite." You can read the entire story here.

Posted: July 5, 2017

Joshua Harris, a graduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Center of Excellence as the 2017 PEGASAS Outstanding Student Researcher from Texas A&M. Each PEGASAS member university is given an …

Posted: June 30, 2017

Landscapes are all around us. For years researchers have studied the way they develop and maintain themselves, but Dr. Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe wants to know how they interact with nature, specifically coastal ecosystems. “These questions are extremely important because coastal ecosystems are first…

Posted: June 30, 2017

Dr. Daniel Ragsdale, professor of practice in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently elected to the university's Faculty Senate where he will represent the Texas A&M College of Engineering. This comes 40 years after being elected student sena…

Posted: June 29, 2017

Dr. Zenon Medina-Cetina, associate professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was presented the Kenneth L. Clinton Award for his work as the lead of the Yucatan Initiative Project at Texas A&M. This year’s awards were given to Texas A&M University S…

Posted: June 29, 2017

When Zahra Parkar ’18 was mapping out her higher education plans, affordability, challenging coursework and engaging leadership opportunities were at the top of her list. Through Texas A&M University’s Engineering Academies and the Zachry Leadership Program, she found exactly what she needed. …

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