Dr. Roderic Pettigrew

Dr. Roderic Pettigrew talks about his vision for Texas A&M's Engineering Medicine (EnMed) program and the importance of training students to think outside the box.

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The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University welcomes nine new faculty members to the department with research expertise in areas such as data science, artificial intelligence, computer graphics, quantum algorithms, systems and cybersecurity.

Distinguished alumni

Six former students from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University were inducted into the Distinguished Alumni Academy during the Annual Awards Banquet.

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Cude Engineers has established the Michael Cude and Judy Cude Engineers Endowed Scholarship to provide one or more scholarships to students pursuing an undergraduate degree in civil engineering at Texas A&M University.

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Dr. Alaa Elwany receives prestigious early career faculty award from the National Science Foundation.

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Rodney Boehm will be the featured speaker at VentureWell’s upcoming 2019 OPEN Conference, which is focused on entrepreneurship.

Reed Hampton

Reed Hampton guides the Student Engineers’ Council to strive for success through iterative improvement.

Aggies Invent Vet Med winners

The College of Engineering and the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences partnered for Aggies Invent for Veterinary Medicine, which challenged student teams to solve a veterinary health need. Students researched, designed and developed a prototype.

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Computer science team to create a machine learning algorithm to excel in environments with incomplete information.

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ParkUSA recently established the ParkUSA Water Research and Technologies Scholarship to provide scholarships to full-time students pursuing an undergraduate degree in industrial distribution from Texas A&M University.

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The quest for clean energy sources has been ongoing for many years with minimal results. This could all change with the development of a single device that will lie on the water’s surface and utilize the ocean waves to generate electrical power.

Ivey Wilson

Ivey Wilson, a senior nuclear engineering student, shares her thoughts on creating community and impacting the future through nuclear engineering.

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J. Maurice Rojas named American Mathematical Society Fellow in recognition of his international excellence in mathematical science and service.

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Margaret S. and Richard R. “Dick” Lonquist ’87 have established an endowment to support students in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering who are pursuing both an undergraduate degree and a Petroleum Ventures Program (PVP) certificate.

Michelle ’92 and Robert “Paul” Deere ’92

Michelle and Robert “Paul” Deere have established the the Paul ’92 and Michelle Deere ’92 Electrical Engineering Scholarship to support undergraduate students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University.

Computer science and engineering undergraduate Hannah Fowler

Undergraduate student researcher Hannah Fowler has been awarded an honorable mention in the Computing Research Association’s 2019 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award program for her qualitative data analysis work in the Interface Ecology Lab.

Nuclear Science Center

Are you interested in nuclear engineering? Find out five ways to explore this diverse field!

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Researchers have developed a new model to track the flow of an oil well spill, providing response agencies with the tools to better mitigate environmental damage to human and ecological systems.

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For 48 hours, innovation was not bound by borders, tripped up by time zones, or influenced by politics. 25 universities worldwide kicked off Invent for the Planet, hosted by the College of Engineering, an intensive design experience which brought together more than 600 students.

Cybersecurity students

Philip Smith and Casey Stephens, two students affiliated with the Texas A&M University College of Engineering, were named Student of the Year finalists in the Professional Award category of the 2019 SC Awards for exemplary professional leadership in cybersecurity.

Hagler permanent members

Dr. Alan Needleman, Dr. Robert Skelton and Dr. James E. Hubbard Jr. from the Texas A&M University College of Engineering were named permanent members by the Hagler Institute for Advanced Study. This honor recognizes the renowned scholars who accepted faculty positions at Texas A&M.

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Dr. Alaa Elwany, Dr. Satish Bukkapatnam and Dr. Hamid Parsaei from the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University were recognized by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) for their transformational contributions to the field of manufacturing.

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Dr. Daniel A. Jiménez receives the High-Performance Computer Architecture Test of Time Award for his paper discussing the use of neural learning in branch prediction.

Corroded pipelines

The National Corrosion and Materials Science Reliability Lab at Texas A&M University in partnership with TEES EDGE, now offers a course that introduces industry professionals to the fundamentals of corrosion and the multiscale-level materials performance for corrosion engineering applications.

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Dr. Berna Hascakir’s research addresses the problem of asphaltene precipitation, or crude oil solidification, that currently blocks many oil wells. She found ways to predict conditions where asphaltenes become solid and used stimulation based on dielectric properties and polarization to get them moving again.

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Dr. Lawrence Rauchwerger has been named a 2018 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow for his contributions to thread-level speculation, parallelizing compilers and parallel libraries.

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A gift from Concho Resources will allow Texas A&M University and Midland College to enroll the first cohort of students for the Texas A&M-Concho Engineering Academy at Midland College in fall 2019.

Dr. J.N. Reddy

In order to share his passion and commitment for education now and into the future, Dr. J.N. Reddy has established the J.N. Reddy Chair in Applied Mechanics endowment to support his fellow faculty members.

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The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station has signed a research agreement with Kathaleen Wall ’90 on the new Thorium Research Initiative to support research geared toward advancing thorium-based nuclear technology.

Yassin Hassan

The National Academy of Engineering elects Dr. Yassin Hassan as a new member in the 2019 class.

Levi McClenny

Levi McClenny, a doctoral candidate is working with Dr. Ulisses Braga-Neto on a research project using state-of-the-art machine learning tools to gain a better overall picture of what happens at the microstructure level in materials.

Dr. Ali Mostafavi

Early-career faculty receives one of the most prestigious awards for up-and-coming researchers.

Iyke Idehen and Dr. Tom Overbye

The electric grid is something that we may take for granted in our daily lives until an outage occurs. Ikponmwosa “Iyke” Idehen is a doctoral student working with Dr. Thomas Overbye on a two-part research project to better understand the dynamics of the electric power grid to avoid these types of disturbances from happening.

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Three faculty members from the Texas A&M University College of Engineering are among 66 academic inventors named to the inaugural class of senior members by the National Academy of Inventors.

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Dianna Stanger, owner of Darkstar Air Racing, and members of her team visited the Department of Aerospace Engineering to meet with researchers and students, treating them to a personal tour of her L-39 racing jet and giving them a chance to interact with the pilots and crew members.

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Michael '80 and Heidi Gatens have established two endowments for the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering in order to support faculty research and to encourage the ongoing mentorship of students.

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A team of inventors from the Vehicle Systems & Control Laboratory in the Department of Aerospace Engineering has been awarded us Patent 9,957,035 for “Un-Manned Aerial Vehicle Having Adjustable Wing Module, Tail and Landing Gear.”

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A team of researchers, led by Dr. Jaime Grunlan, has developed a new kind of flame-retardant coating using renewable, nontoxic materials readily found in nature, which could provide even more effective fire protection for items including upholstered furniture, textiles and insulation.

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Dr. Akhilesh K. Gaharwar and his team have developed a new way to deliver treatment for cartilage regeneration to counteract osteoarthritis, a degenerative disease where cartilage breakdown can lead to bone damage.

Dr. Kristi Shryock

The Associate Department Head and Associate Professor of Instruction in the Department of Aerospace Engineering — Dr. Kristi Shryock — has been named the new director of Engineering Honors.

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Dr. Mladen Kezunovic participated in a prestigious panel titled “Maintaining Operational Effectiveness for U.S. Naval Forces in Highly Degraded Environments: Ensuring Trusted Resilient Data in the Face of Data Warfare,” organized by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine under the leadership of the Naval Studies Board.

Alexei Poludnenko

Dr. Alexei Poludnenko received the 2018 Distinguished Paper Award in the Detonations, Explosions, and Supersonic Combustion colloquium from The Combustion Institute at the 37th International Symposium on Combustion.

Carol H. Hamm

Carol H. Hamm has established the Hamm Family Scholarship to provide support to students who are both in good standing and have also elected to participate in a study abroad program.

Drs. Hemmer and Reddy

Dr. Philip Hemmer and Dr. J.N. Reddy from the College of Engineering were among 10 from Texas A&M University named to Clarivate Analytics’ Highly Cited Researchers list for 2018.

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A conversation and commentary with Dr. Andrew Johnson, associate professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University and expert in electricity distribution, about his ongoing work in Finland.

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Dr. Robert Skelton and his team have proposed a growable habitat with 1 G of gravitational force to meet the need for a program providing sustainable life for long periods in space.

Autonomous Vehicles

Dr. James Hubbard Jr.'s StarLab at the RELLIS Campus features a state-of-the-art motion capture studio where researchers will work to push new boundaries in autonomous vehicle technology.

Badreyah Al-Marshed stands in front of a wave tank simulator used to conduct testing for her project.

Badreyah Al-Marshed, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University, is working to develop a functional design for a hybrid coastal structure based on the wave-structure interaction during storm events.

John Junkins

Dr. John L. Junkins will receive the Robert H. Goddard Astronautics Award from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics for his indelible teaching and mentoring contributions, his leadership in creating a unique institute that promotes scientific excellence, and his career research contributions to spacecraft navigation, dynamics and control.

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An interdisciplinary team of researchers from Texas A&M University have received a 2019 PESCA grant to investigate how human-induced deforestation effects the long-term changes in and evolution of lowland tropical river ecosystems.

Dr. Paul Gratz was recognized for his work in the paper titled “Synchronized Progress in Interconnection Networks (SPIN): A New Theory for Deadlock Freedom.” The paper was selected as a top pick of all computer architecture papers published in 2018 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Micro publication.