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Dr. Matt Pharr and his fellow researchers are seeking to develop a better battery by exploring possible solutions to the mechanical degradation suffered by rechargeable, high-capacity lithium-ion batteries during use.

Two Texas A&M University deans have been elected to the National Academy of Construction for championing construction science education and enhancing the strength and well-being of the construction industry.

Dr. Xi Zhang received the prestigious best paper award at the 2018 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers International Conference on Communications held May 20-24 in Kansas City, Missouri.

A lifesaving device more than 20 years in the making has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The clearance allows a company, co-founded by Associate Department Head Dr. Duncan Maitland, to begin to market the medical device.

Harikrishnan Rajendran, a doctoral student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to receive one of two International Symposium on Superalloys Scholarships.

Doctoral students in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, collaborated with students from Peking University in China to win the 2018 Conference of Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition’s UG2 Prize Challenge.

A team of engineering students recently developed a modular device to assist individuals with visual impairment. With an attachable design and haptic feedback technology, users can utilize GPS and object detection technology without having to buy a new or expensive white cane.

The Texas A&M University System will join a consortium of higher education institutions and state agencies that will offer expertise, research and innovations in support of the U.S. Army Futures Command. 

Hurricanes are massive tropical winds that can cause detrimental destruction that can often be deadly. Dr. Huilin Gao is using Hurricane Harvey to research how coastal flooding damage can be minimalized in the future.

One drawback of drilling research is a university’s inability to have a state-of-the-art rig available. Dr. Sam Noynaert and Fred Dupriest found a solution to this problem by directly involving their graduate students in actual field drilling operations through a program called Applied Drilling Research.

Dr. Javier Jo, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been selected to serve on the Biomedical Imaging Technology-A study section at the National Institutes of Health. Study sections provide recommendations on what research efforts may receive federal funding.

Smartphones, tablets, iPads – mobile devices have become invaluable to the everyday consumer. But few consider the security issues that occur when using these devices. Dr. Guofei Gu, together with his doctoral students Abner Mendoza and Guangliang Yang, is working to combat these security issues.

This past weekend, 55 students had 48 hours to design new concepts at Aggies Invent. From devices to manage cholesterol to an apparatus that would induce hypothermia in a heart attack victim — students emerged better prepared to tackle real-world problems with life-saving capabilities.

The GoFly Prize, a two-year, $2 million international competition to create a personal flying device, announced the 10 winners of Phase I of the challenge, including Team Texas A&M University led by Dr. Moble Benedict, assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering.

The computer science and engineering and electrical and computer engineering departments at Texas A&M University came together to promote computer engineering education and practical applications for students.

Stephanie Wilcox saw her engineering degree as a means to one day attain financial freedom and job security. Now, as a recent Texas A&M University graduate with an electrical engineering degree, she’s interning at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.

Triad National Security LLC, which includes The Texas A&M University System, has received official notice to proceed toward managing the Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico.

Dr. Arun Srinivasa has received the 2018 Archie Higdon Distinguished Educator Award for his distinguished and outstanding contributions to engineering mechanics education.

Dr. Jaime Grunlan has been awarded an honorary doctorate from The University of South Brittany, one of the most prestigious distinctions awarded by French universities to foreign academics who have made a significant contribution to their respective field.

Researchers at Texas A&M University and the Stevens Institute of Technology are laying the groundwork to develop the next generation of biomedical materials used to treat chronic wounds.

David Moore, a junior in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is furthering his medical technology knowledge this summer with an internship at the vaccine branch of the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health.