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Dr. Guofei Gu has been named a distinguished member of the Association for Computing Machinery for his outstanding scientific contributions to the field of computing.

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A group of 16 students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering recently attended the 2019 Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference in San Diego, California.

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Ronald Ledbetter graduated from Texas A&M in 1975. Now, 44 years later, he's back, serving his alma mater as a professor of practice and leading the subsea program.

Molten salt reactor bootcamp

Nuclear Science, technology and education for Molten Salt Reactors and the Safety Assessment of Molten Salt Fast Reactor led a summer bootcamp on the campus of Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.

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Loicka Baille participated in the National Science Foundation's Global Ocean Ship-based Hydrographic Investigation Program (GO-SHIP) Cruise. Her 40-day research expedition from Cape Town, South Africa to Antarctica and back reinforced her passion for ocean engineering.

Attendees of the third workshop for the transatlantic partnership between the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station and Arts et Métiers Institute of Technology kick off the day with a gig 'em.

Texas A&M University hosted the third workshop for the transatlantic partnership between the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station and Arts et Métiers Institute of Technology, jointly referred to as the AM2 partnership. This partnership is of immense strategic benefit to both France and the U.S. because it seeks to effect change to a global manufacturing industry.

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Dr. Melissa Grunlan has been named a 2019 fellow of the American Chemical Society for her outstanding achievements in and contributions to science, the profession and the society.

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Researchers aim to create technology that is centered around emergency response workers and the specific situations they face on the job. Dr. Ranjana Mehta and researchers from across the country will collaborate on this research, funded by the National Science Foundation.

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Dr. Ranjana Mehta received a National Science Foundation grant for her work in human-robot interactions. This research will help increase worker safety.

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Over the summer, three industrial engineering students interned with the Army Futures Command. They had the opportunity to work with Army researchers and make a difference for military personnel through their research projects.

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Master of Industrial Distribution students from the 2020 and 2021 cohorts recently attended a one-week residency at the Zachry Engineering Education Complex on the Texas A&M University campus. Residency week is an intensive learning experience designed to teach students the latest in distribution and to help them form successful working relationships with fellow students and faculty.

Dr. Pao-Tai Lin and Dr. Arum Han

Dr. Arum Han and Dr. Pao-Tai Lin from the Texas A&M University College of Engineering, and Dr. Paul de Figueiredo from the Texas A&M College of Medicine were awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for their collaborative project.

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Matt Lawrence ’81 and his wife, Lisa ’81, have established the Matt ’81 and Lisa Lawrence ’81 Formula SAE Team Fund to support the building of a new race car for the Formula SAE competition.

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Cody Williams participated in the latest U.S. Cyber FastTrack competition and was one of 100 finalists selected to receive a $22,000 scholarship to attend the SANS Technology Institute’s undergraduate certificate program in applied cybersecurity.

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A team of researchers led by Dr. Svetlana Sukhishvili, professor in the materials science and engineering department and director of the Soft Matter Facility at Texas A&M University, is developing the next generation of biomedical soft materials.

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A conversation with Galveston undergraduate Virginia Limon about returning for a second bachelor's degree to pursue her passion for the ocean.

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Dr. Roderic Pettigrew has received the 2019 National Academy of Engineering’s Arthur M. Bueche Award for his contributions to technology research, policy, and national and international cooperation.

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar visits Texas A&M to discuss importance of cybersecurity

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar stopped by Texas A&M University to highlight the impact of Texas universities in the fight against cybercriminals. Texas A&M is designated as a Center for Academic Excellence in all three National Security Agency focus areas: cyber operations, cyber defense and research.

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Lauren Borden integrated her bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering with business and finance studies through the Petroleum Ventures Certificate Program.

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A study conducted by Stanford University recently recognized Dr. J.N. Reddy and Dr. Alan Needleman as the most highly cited researchers in the Texas A&M University College of Engineering.

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Chasing his passions, Bora Oztekin stepped into research as soon as he was presented with the AggiE_Challenge. Working alongside Dr. Ali Mostafavi's team, he is helping to make future responses to natural disasters more efficient and effective and boost infrastructure resilience to catastrophes.

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Transitioning into graduate school can be stressful for some. That's why Engineering Graduate Programs established a peer mentor program, to provide community and support to first-year graduate students.

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It’s been 21 years since Dr. Chuck Wolf graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. Now he's back, teaching at the university that he loves.

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With only 48 hours on the clock, student teams participating in Aggies Invent: Energy Solutions took on real-world challenges facing industry that ranged from combating climate change to keeping the electricity on during natural disasters.

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Recruiting preeminent students is paramount to Texas A&M University’s goal of becoming the country's premier engineering college. Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of the College of Engineering, has established the Dean’s Scholars Award program to offer competitive scholarship packages to incoming freshmen.

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A team of researchers led by Dr. Christi Madsen is developing a new fabrication technique that can be used to advance solar energy technology and the future of optical devices.

Officials at Texas A&M System Bush Combat Development Complex groundbreaking

Texas A&M University System, U.S. Army and Army Futures Command (AFC) officials and members of the Bush family were on the RELLIS Campus Oct. 12 for the official groundbreaking and naming of the new Bush Combat Development Complex, named in honor of former President George H.W. Bush.

Two Texas A&M Engineering faculty named American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics associate fellows.

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) announced its class of 2020 associate fellows, which included Dr. Diego Donzis and Dr. Eric Petersen from Texas A&M Engineering.

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Sarah Macias often finds that her identity as a Hispanic female influences her academic experiences, although it never diminishes her passion for engineering.

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With the aim of providing freshman women engineering students a chance to engage with other incoming peers and industry professionals, the College of Engineering’s Women in Engineering (WE) program partnered with Accenture to host a mini-conference.

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Martha Bellens-Martin has established the Martha Bellens-Martin ’85 Scholarship to support students pursuing an undergraduate degree in industrial and systems engineering from Texas A&M University.

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Dr. Nimir O. Elbashir and his research team are working on a novel process that could help gas-producing countries process natural gas without significantly contributing to CO2 emissions by converting natural gas into valuable hydrocarbon products, including ultraclean fuels or useful chemicals.

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Dr. Zhangyang (Atlas) Wang has been awarded two grants from the National Science Foundation for developing highly efficient and energy-saving machine learning algorithms for use on local devices rather than on remote servers.

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The Global Grand Challenges Summit is a collaborative lab and conference event, bringing together engineering minds from all over the world. Three students reflect on their experience as representatives from Texas A&M.

Laurrie Cordes stands in the middle of a hallway in Zachry.

“I hope to inspire the next generation through my love for teaching and excitement for engineering. This is what I want to be my legacy,” said Laurrie Cordes, doctoral student and assistant lecturer in the Department of Ocean Engineering.

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The Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center (MKOPSC) will host its 2019 International Symposium in memory of Dr. Sam Mannan Oct. 22-24. The symposium will take place at the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center, and registration is free for Texas A&M students, faculty and staff with a valid Universal Identification Number.

Elif Kaya

Electrical and computer engineering doctoral candidate Elif Kaya is working with Dr. Kamran Entesari on a device to assist with early breast cancer detection in the hope of saving millions of lives.

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Dr. A. Daniel Hill wrote a fond remembrance of visiting professor Dr. William D. "Bill" McCain Jr., who passed away on Sept. 20, 2019.

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Dr. Warren "Pete" Miller served as the assistant secretary of energy for nuclear energy in 2009 under the Obama Administration. Recently, he was appointed to professor of practice with the Department of Nuclear Engineering.

Senator John Cornyn, Chancellor John Sharp and General Murray at Army Futures Command press conference.

U.S. Senator John Cornyn joined the U.S. Army Futures Command and The Texas A&M University System to announce a cooperative agreement that will provide up to $65 million over five years to Texas A&M, supporting research into new technologies.

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Texas A&M former students, Michael and Angela Tuller have established the Michael ’87 and Angela ’87 Tuller Scholarship to support first-generation students pursuing an undergraduate degree from the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University.

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Yash Parikh is working on his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at Texas A&M University, and this summer, he interned at Oak Ridge National Lab. Working at a national lab wasn't something Parikh considered until he attended Research Labs Day in 2017.

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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has awarded Texas A&M University a $400,000 grant for graduate student fellowships. It is among 45 grants awarded to 33 academic institutions in 19 states and Puerto Rico, totaling $15 million in fiscal year 2019.