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Analicia Leiva was a first-generation college student, and now she's giving back to Aggies as an advisor.

The Southeastern Conference (SEC) has selected Dr. Roderic I. Pettigrew to receive the SEC Faculty Achievement Award for his outstanding records in research and scholarship.

Sanjay Ramabhadran ’96 traveled from India to study civil engineering at Texas A&M. He fell in love with Texas and was recently sworn in as president of the Texas Lyceum. He discusses his career, civil service and life as an international student-turned-Texan-advocate.

Five faculty members have been appointed to new faculty fellowship and professorship positions.

Dr. Balakrishna Haridas and Dr. Kristen Maitland were recently inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows 2019 class, recognizing their contributions to engineering and medicine research, practice and education.

Students gathered in Rudder Theatre Thursday night to get advice from former students who have risen to the top. In its third year, Aggie Boss Talk hosted five industry leaders from a variety of fields.

Through his work in the Optical Diagnostics and Imaging Laboratory and the Computational Thermo-Fluids and Energy Systems Laboratory, senior mechanical engineering student Cade Capps has set the stage for the design and development of cleaner and more efficient automotive engines.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering recognized and celebrated students, faculty and staff at its annual Spring Banquet and Awards Ceremony.

Dr. Maria Koliou, a researcher with Texas A&M Engineering, is breaking new ground on understanding how urban wood-based structures sustain damage from earthquakes, and how to repair them more efficiently.

ECS Southeast, LLP has established a fellowship in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering to support one or more students pursuing a graduate degree in engineering from Texas A&M University.

Civil engineering former student Gena Gillispie ‘18, a project management intern with Walt Disney Imagineering, assists with bringing the various Walt Disney Imagineering projects to life.

“The short course was one of the most rewarding educational experiences I’ve had in my professional career,” said Kristen Keele, a participant from the Maryland Port Administration. “The expertise and knowledge of the lecturers lends itself to an invaluable learning experience; this course is truly a must-have for anyone who works in dredging.”

TAMUhack, a student-run organization, hosted its fifth annual hackathon where teams spent a weekend working on software and hardware solutions to real-world problems in a community of mentorship. Here are the top five takeaways from this year's event.

Drought impacts are felt across the state of Texas and nation, but a new interdisciplinary paper warns of the consequences that poor water management will have on agricultural production.

The Southwest Chemical Association has established an endowed scholarship to provide one or more scholarships to students pursuing an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from Texas A&M University.

The Southeastern Universities Research Association (SURA) named Dr. Akhil Datta-Gupta recipient of its 2019 SURA Distinguished Scientist Award. The honor goes to a research scientist whose work fulfills the mission “to advance collaborative research and education and to strengthen the scientific capabilities of its members and our nation.”

On Thursday, March 21, five successful Aggies will visit Texas A&M University to talk to students about their paths to success. Learn about these CEOs, presidents and industry leaders.

Linda Morris and Maureen “Reenie” Turk-Smith share their stories of being the first women to study health physics and nuclear engineering at Texas A&M University.

Dr. David Staack and graduate research assistant Xin Tang are looking to nature for inspiration in developing a new method of underwater plasma generation using shrimp as a model – a discovery which could provide significant improvements for actions ranging from water sterilization to drilling.

Texas A&M University graduates Candyce Ward and Harold Cobb were recently named 2019 Engineers of the Year by Houston Engineers Week.

Jobin Mathew, a member of team Hail No, discusses his experience during Invent for the Planet and how industrial engineering has prepared him to win the competition and succeed in his career.

Judges around the world have finished deliberating, and the top five Invent for the Planet teams have been announced.

Junior civil engineering student Nicholas Rossi has been named the combined Aggie Band commander within the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets for the 2019-2020 school year.

Merging the worlds of art and engineering, Binomial Rhapsody challenges students to tap into their innovative creativity and compose music inspired by scientific and mathematical formulae. Pianist and general engineering student Ritika Bhattacharjee reflects on the lessons she learned from this inaugural challenge.

Dr. Eyad Masad will receive the prestigious 2019 James Laurie Prize from the Transportation and Development Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Texas A&M Engineering’s graduate program was ranked 15th overall nationally and ranked eighth among public institutions in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, “America’s Best Graduate Schools 2020.”

Mechanical engineering students Mazen Ali and Bamidele Fadayomi discuss their experience at Invent for the Planet and their team's solution to minimize hail damage to delicate aircraft wing control surfaces, operational delays, costly repairs and accidents.

Dr. Jonathan Felts recently received the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award for his research as he seeks to develop more reliable ways to engineer surfaces at the atomic level.

Dr. John Valasek was an invited panelist on the topic of “Verification and Validation in the Age of Autonomy” at the 2019 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Science and Technology (SciTech) Conference held San Diego, California, in January.

Materials discovery and artificial intelligence-powered manufacturing are the focus of an interdisciplinary project funded through the Texas A&M University X-Grants program.

To make geothermal energy a more viable alternative to fossil fuels, a team of researchers are developing a new drilling technology that harnesses high voltage electrodes to emit a microscopic plasma discharge in order to help break hard rock.

Rita and Mark Puckett ’73 have established an Endowed Scholarship for Global Studies to support students participating in a global program experience in the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University.

The Institution of Chemical Engineers has named a poster prize in memory of Dr. M. Sam Mannan that will be given for the first time at the annual Hazards 29 conference in May.

Dr. Ralph Wurbs has been recognized for his research, creation and continuous expansion of the Water Rights Analysis Package Modeling System, which has played a fundamental role in water resources management and major legislatively mandated advances in water management and planning in the state of Texas.

Mohammad Taghi Nikoukalam, a civil engineering doctoral student, is designing an enhanced damage resistant bridge system using advanced materials at the Center for Infrastructure Renewal.

What beats your company receiving the highest presidential honor for performance excellence? Earning the recognition for the leadership you provided in order to receive it. Congratulations Bob Pence of Freese & Nichols on being awarded the Leadership Excellence Award from the Baldrige Foundation!

Cristi and Darrell Petty ’90 have established the Petty Family Engineering Scholarship to support undergraduate students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University.