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Part two of a conversation with Mark Weyland, NASA director of medical policy and ethics and nuclear engineering former student, about his job, the future outlook of space travel and more.

Ravi Lad was a member of the first cohort of students to participate in the Zachry Leadership Program. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a petroleum engineering degree in 2018, and he now works for Apache Corporation in Houston, Texas.

Stuart and Deborah Anderson have established the Dr. Stuart D. and Deborah F. Anderson Endowed Fellowship in Civil Engineering to support graduate students pursuing a civil engineering degree with a focus on construction engineering and management.

Dr. Arum Han and a Texas A&M University-led research team received a grant from the DARPA program totaling more than $15 million to develop a way to quickly detect and determine which bacterial pathogens are present in a soil or water sample.

The Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University hosted a Pitch Up! competition, giving undergraduate aerospace students the opportunity to showcase their technical work and receive feedback on their presentation skills.

Sherri and Todd Elder '84 are the first to establish a scholarship during the Texas A&M University Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering's 80th anniversary celebration to support students pursuing an industrial and systems engineering undergraduate degree.

Alicia '82 and Jeff Collins '80 have established a scholarship to support students pursuing a Texas A&M university civil engineering undergraduate degree.

Melissa H. '85 and Joe C. Schneider '83 have established a scholarship to support students pursuing a Texas A&M University civil engineering undergraduate degree.

Dr. Shinjiro Sueda, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently received the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) — one of the most prestigious awards for up-and-coming researchers.

Students traveled from Brazil, Greece, the United Kingdom, Arizona and Virginia to compete for the top honor in the Invent for the Planet final competition. Only one team had what it takes to be named the grand champion — Team Tupa from Brazil.

Mechanical engineering department namesake J. Mike Walker and incoming Texas A&M University System Regent Michael Plank were recently honored with the Outstanding Alumni Award by the College of Engineering.

Ten members of the J. Mike Walker ’66 Department of Mechanical Engineering were honored at the department’s 2019 Awards and Recognition Banquet alongside the two latest inductees into the department's Academy of Distinguished Graduates.

Dr. Kristen Maitland is working to develop more efficient and effective diagnostic tools for tuberculosis, a highly contagious and deadly disease.

A conversation with Dr. Lin Shao, an expert in nuclear energy and radiation materials science about the positives of nuclear energy.

Electrical and computer engineering senior Clare Lamers shares her story and experience as a student ambassador and with the Undergraduate Research Scholars program at Texas A&M University.

Dr. Jun Zou, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and his Ph.D. student Song Xu, are developing a technique to help researchers assess cancer cells inside a tumor, which could facilitate the design of more effective and personalized treatment strategies.

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering celebrated the achievements of faculty, staff and students at the annual gala.

Dr. Xia “Ben” Hu, recipient of the J.P. Morgan Artificial Intelligence Faculty Research Award, is investigating how to improve the widespread understanding of machine learning and artificial intelligence through better interpretability and explainability.

Brothers Billy G. Walton ’51 and Ned E. Walton ’63 have established the Walton Endowed Scholarship Fund to assist students pursuing an undergraduate degree in civil engineering from Texas A&M University.

NASA has selected two aerospace engineering graduate students as 2019 NASA Space Technology Research Fellows. Hunter Johnston and Carl Leake are both doctoral students under the advisement of Dr. Daniele Mortari, professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University.

Dr. Anthony Guiseppi-Elie has been appointed full affiliate member of the Houston Methodist Research Institute and adjunct professor of biomedical engineering in the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences within the Houston Methodist Institute for Academic Medicine.

A conversation with Jacob Azbell, a student in Hail No, one of the top five Invent for the Planet teams who are advancing to the final round.

A new intelligent hybrid SmartSuit design proposed by Dr. Ana Diaz Artiles from Texas A&M University has the potential to solve some of the current design and health risks associated with the current spacesuit worn by astronauts.

Why Engineering at Galveston was a good choice for this senior electrical engineering student

A conversation with Breno Christianes Ferreira and Felipe Macedo Moura dos Santos, students in Tupa, one of the top five Invent for the Planet teams who are advancing to the final round.

A conversation with SuperSocial, one of the top five Invent for the Planet teams who are advancing to the final round.

The Texas A&M University College of Engineering honored nine alumni during the 2019 Outstanding Alumni Awards Banquet. Receiving the Outstanding Alumni Honor Award were David D. Dunlap ‘83, James T. Hopper Sr. ‘68, Peter D. Huddleston ‘80, William B. Hurd ‘99, Michael J. Plank ‘83, Aleida Rios ‘91, Ronald E. Smith ‘80, Lee M. Tillman ‘84 and J. Mike Walker ’66.

A conversation with Brittney Nelson, a junior in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, about her experience with study abroad and the Zachry Leadership Program.

During South by Southwest 2019, the SpaceCRAFT Exploration Challenge offered teams this test: rescue an astronaut that has crashed on a planet using artificial intelligence, virtual reality, robotics and machine learning. The objective: test a team’s ability to program a robot to interact with its environment to successfully perform the rescue operation using pathfinding and terrain/object recognition.

Dr. Robin Murphy has contributed to multiple publications, including the academic journal Science Robotics. Her publications explore popular science fiction references like "Star Wars" and "Ex Machina" to explain real-world science and technology.

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) partnered with Texas A&M University to host Nuclear Security Enterprise (NSE) Day on April 8. The event offered attendees the chance to learn about career opportunities and internships for all STEM majors with the NNSA labs, plants and sites.

Students team up with a design center staff member to create a bullet, Lazarus, that could tackle nationwide issue with lethality.

April 5-7, 2019, students worked in 48 hours to create a concept, design a prototype and pitch their product to a panel of judges, aiming to develop solutions to problems faced by people with disabilities.

Farid Saemi, a graduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named international runner-up in the prestigious 2019 Robert L. Lichten Award competition of the Vertical Flight Society.

Part one of a conversation with Mark Weyland, NASA director of medical policy and ethics and nuclear engineering department former student, about his journey to NASA, the ethics of space travel and more.

A conversation with SIPS, one of the top five Invent for the Planet teams who are advancing to the final round.

Former student Cathy Sliva not only loves the Aggie spirit, she lives it by teaching, advising, and contributing in many ways to help students currently pursuing a petroleum engineering degree.

During the inaugural President’s Excellence Fund Symposium, eight Texas A&M faculty members, including three from the College of Engineering, that earned project funding from the first round of Texas A&M's X-Grants gave presentations about their research.

Department head Dr. Jeff Spath signed a memorandum of understanding with the Research Institute of Shannxi Yanchang Petroleum Group to enable future joint educational and research activities, and other collaborative exchanges.

More than 1,400 scientifically advanced middle and high school students from across Texas presented their outstanding projects at the 2019 Texas Science and Engineering Fair on the Texas A&M University campus on March 29-30.

Dr. Andreas Polycarpou is the latest recipient of the prestigious Edwin F. Church Medal awarded by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Two teams of engineering students were challenged to pitch their next big idea as part of the 2019 Raymond Ideas Challenge.

A conversation with Georgiadou Aikaterini, a student in Haildom, one of the top five Invent for the Planet teams who is advancing to the final round.

Texas A&M researchers collaborate from the College of Engineering and the College of Medicine to find a way to deliver drugs directly to cancerous cells while reducing the toxic effects on the rest of the body.

In honor of International Women's Day, former electrical and computer engineering students Dr. Yessica Sáez ’15 and Dr. Guadalupe González ’10 were recognized by the Panamanian Association for the Advancement of Science for their transformational research contributions in Panama.

Dr. Daniele Mortari was awarded the 2017 Mathematics Best Paper Second Award from Mathematics, an international, open-access journal.

This year, the J. Mike Walker ’66 Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University honored Women’s History Month by showcasing students, staff and faculty, who offered their advice and encouragement to fellow women in STEM.

Dr. Amy Epps Martin is elected to the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologies’ board of directors as a director-at-large.

Harnessing the unique qualities of acoustic sound waves, researchers have created a new mechanism to measure the biophysical properties of cancer cells, giving medical professionals and researchers a vital and simple tool to aid in the diagnosis, classification and observation of the disease.

From cell signal amplifiers to kiosks to a digital alcove, tech at the Zachry Engineering Education Complex is at the forefront of innovation, ready to serve the next generation of engineering students.

Dr. Ranjana Mehta was selected as the Creativeness in Ergonomics Practitioner of the Year for 2019 by the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers.