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Mike ’86 and Sandra Wilkinson ’86 have generously created the $25,000 George Wright Capstone Endowment to support students in the Electronic Systems Engineering Technology program at Texas A&M University.

Three Texas A&M University industrial and systems engineering students interned with the Houston Airport System this summer, learning how its million piece puzzle works and optimizing the systems within.

Dr. Arul Jayaraman and a research team have linked gut microbiota of high-fat diet individuals with the onset of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, the most common liver disease in Western countries.

Involvement in the Texas A&M University Drillbotics team has improved students’ research and technology skills, advanced their automation knowledge, and honed their understanding of advanced drilling techniques through the years. Their work has also led to a patent application and a reputation for high-quality results.

Texas A&M University engineering team receives grant to complete user-centered diabetes technology.

Dr. Yu Ding, the Mike and Sugar Barnes Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University has made a big impact in the wind energy industry with his use of data science to model wind turbine performance and quantify potential upgrades.

The current demand on mobile data traffic has far exceeded what current wireless can support. Fifth generation wireless looks to be a promising solution to the need for higher data capacity, but it has yet to be used for mobile wireless communication.

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers recognized aerospace graduate students Jacob Mingear and Brent Bielefeldt, undergraduate Jessica Zamarripa, and Dr. Darren Hartl with the Ephrahim Garcia Best Paper Award at the Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems in San Antonio, Texas.

Two Stanton Nuclear Security Fellows joined the Department of Nuclear Engineering and will work with the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station's Center for Nuclear Security Science and Policy Initiatives. The program supports young scholars to pursue policy-relevant technical research in nuclear security.

Dr. Zixiang Xiong received a best demo paper award at the 2018 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers International Conference on Multimedia and Expo held July 23-27 in San Diego, California.

J. Mike Walker ‘66, co-founder of Dril-Quip, has provided $20 million gifts each to the mechanical engineering departments of Texas A&M University and The University of Texas at Austin. Both departments have been officially renamed after Walker.

A Texas A&M research team conducts work on the impact of connected vehicle technology on network-wide traffic operation and fuel consumption, which was awarded the best paper award at the 2018 American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) International Conference on Transportation and Development.

Texas A&M researchers are working on a conceptual design for a geological disposal site to safely store and manage high-level radioactive wastes from power generation.

Roger Simon, an aerospace engineering graduate student, was selected as a participant of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation Bridge to the Doctorate program, allowing him to pursue the first two years of his graduate program fully supported.

Thousands of engineering students seeking internships and jobs took part in the Student Engineers' Council’s annual Engineering Career Fair. The fair is a premier recruiting event that is planned, organized and staffed by students, making it the largest student-run career fair in the nation.

The Texas A&M University Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Site Fellows program provides student researchers with the skills and resources to conduct market research and evaluate the potential of their innovation.

When you go to a foreign country, it’s difficult to make connections with locals and immerse yourself in the culture... When you’re a student, it’s much easier to make friends in your classes and meet people who want to show you what their life is like.

Texas A&M Engineering’s undergraduate engineering program was ranked eighth among public engineering schools offering a doctorate and No. 14 overall, in the recently released 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best College Rankings.

Researchers at Texas A&M University, in partnership with researchers in Japan, are investigating the resiliency of wood structures to create more reliable and robust infrastructure to withstand extensive damage from earthquakes.

Dr. M. Sam Mannan, executive director of the Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018.

On Friday, Sept. 7, hundreds of current and former students, donors and other dignitaries gathered to celebrate the official dedication of the Zachry Engineering Education Complex, the largest academic building on the Texas A&M University campus.

The Zachry Leadership Program hosted six artists who created art pieces inside the Zachry Engineering Education Complex for a small-group discussion with a group of students. Together, they discussed the intersection of art and engineering.

When a hurricane or tropical storm hits a coastline community, the immediate focus is to help the community return to normal working order as soon as possible. The media then shifts their attention to the next national story, but what about the lasting environmental effects of a coastal storm?

Researchers from Texas A&M Engineering have conducted studies showing that in bridging the gap to fully autonomous vehicles, connected vehicles may hold the key to reducing future traffic congestion and emissions for drivers.

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics announced its class of 2019 associate fellows, which included Drs. Manoranjan Majji and Albina Tropina from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University.

The 2018 Women in Nuclear United States conference awarded the Texas A&M University chapter “Most Reactive Student Chapter.” They were awarded a certificate of appreciation for being the “most reactive” student chapter, defined as having the most events and reaching the most people.

David Coleman and Dr. Moble Benedict’s paper titled “A Truly Biomimetic Hover-Capable Flapping-Wing Robot” won the best paper award in the Advanced Vertical Flight session at the 2018 American Helicopter Society Annual Forum.

Vinicius Guimaraes Goecks, a doctoral student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected for a fellowship award in the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (USARL) Research Associateship Program (RAP).

Dr. Zi Jing Wong, assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded two Young Scientist Awards from the Electromagnetics Academy and the Microsystems and Nanoengineering Summit.

Dr. Bonnie J. Dunbar, TEES Eminent Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, will be honored with the joint George R. Stibitz Computer & Communications Pioneer and the Edward O. Wilson Biodiversity Technology Pioneer awards by the American Computer & Robotics Museum.

INSIGHT Into Diversity focuses on recognizing diversity and inclusion in higher education.

Dr. Ali Mostafavi was recently awarded a $2 million National Science Foundation research grant. He will work with other researchers to investigate how human and physical networks interact and how those interactions impact critical infrastructure performance in relation to flooding.