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A cross-cultural collaboration between Texas A&M University and two universities in Mexico has continued for five straight years. This year, for the first time, students from Mexico trekked to Texas A&M to present research proposals alongside Aggies from the College of Engineering and College of Geosciences.

Former student and venture capitalist Ray Rothrock delivered the keynote speech to engineering honors students at this year's Fall Industry Night.

Dr. Rui Tuo received a National Science Foundation grant for his work in uncertainty quantification research. He will study statistical and data science methodologies in computer experiments to help improve computer simulation practices.

Dr. Kayleen Helms, former aerospace engineering student and member of the aerospace engineering advisory board, was awarded the 2019 Prism Award from the Society of Women Engineers.

Texas A&M University is part of the National Alliance for Water Innovation consortium, which was recently awarded a five-year, $100 million Energy-Water Desalination Hub by the U.S. Department of Energy that will address water security issues in the United States.

Betty and Thomas “Randy” Bendall ’69 have established the Betty and Thomas “Randy” Bendall ’69 Endowed Scholarship, to support undergraduate students pursuing a degree in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering.

Dr. Shima Hajimirza has been awarded two grants from the National Science Foundation for her research in radiation heat transfer in materials. Her work has the potential to leave a lasting impact on clean, renewable energy – both on a national and global scale.

The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) has been awarded $7 million in federal grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to study automated driving systems for rural roads without high-definition maps and with no or low-quality road signs or markings.

Bruce Chinn '79 learned from unexpected mentors in his chemical engineering career. He serves as president of Chevron Oronite Company LLC and vice president of the board of trustees at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Foundation. Read how a high school field trip turned into a lifetime love affair with Texas A&M University.

Researchers in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, have developed new tools, leading to a breakthrough in the characterization of lectin-glycan interactions. 

The materials science and engineering department offered two summer research programs for undergraduate students between May 28 - Aug. 2.

Nearly 100 current METM students from around the world recently traveled to College Station to attend the annual METM residency week. A residency week creates an immersive learning environment and allows students to connect in a traditional classroom environment and build an inclusive bond between classmates.

Cecilia Klauber, doctoral student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was awarded the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) 2019 Outstanding Collegiate Member Award, which is only presented to 10 students annually.

Dr. Berna Hascakir taught three undergraduate students from other universities the basics of research through an engagement program funded by the National Science Foundation.

Nathan Bliss is a sophomore biomedical engineering student who hopes to one day find a cure for rare diseases like the one his brother, Charles, has — Phelan-McDermid Syndrome.

David Cotten has established the Andria N. Elkins ’04 scholarship to provide one or more scholarships to full-time students pursuing a degree in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University.

Dr. J.N. Reddy was recently recognized among the most cited engineering researchers worldwide in a study conducted by Stanford University.

Two students — Natalie Coleman and Brice Sherer — dedicated their summer to participate in the Undergraduate Summer Research Grant (USRG) program to learn more about the relationship between people and their environment to build sustainable and resilient communities.

Four faculty members have joined the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University with research expertise in areas such as cybersecurity, human-computing interaction and motion-planning algorithms.

Daniel Toerner, a senior in the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University, participated in the International Submarine Races competition in Bethesda, Maryland. The competition is a culmination of the team’s work over the last year to race against students from around the world in an underwater course.

What started out as a surprise visit to his alma mater turned out to be a day that Dilipkumar Patel ’66 will never forget.

Approximately 10,100 students seeking internships and jobs attended the Student Engineers’ Council Fall 2019 Engineering Career Fair at Kyle Field and the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center on Sept. 4-5.

The ExxonMobil Aggies Club have established the ExxonMobil Aggies Mechanical Engineering Endowed Scholarship to provide scholarships to students pursuing an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University.

Patricia and Dwayne Meloy have established the Patricia ’85 and Dwayne Meloy ’85 and Meloy Family Scholarship to provide scholarships to students pursuing an undergraduate degree from the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University.

Dr. Mauricio E. Tano joins the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University.

The Texas A&M University System National Laboratories Office hosted Nuclear Security Enterprise (NSE) Day on Sept. 9. Graduate and undergraduate panel discussions provided students with the opportunity to learn about internships and jobs at national labs. NSE Day also featured a career fair.

The Association for Computing Machinery awarded computer science and engineering graduate student third place in the Student Research Competition for his work on code documentation.

Stephanie and Aaron Trask '11 have established the Stephanie and Aaron Trask '11 Chemical Engineering Scholarship to support undergraduate students pursuing a degree in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering.

This summer, 75 high school students from across the United States traveled to Texas A&M University to participate in GenCyber cybersecurity camps and learn about exciting career opportunities within the field of cybersecurity.

In just 48 hours, 55 students competed in the first Aggies Invent competition of the new academic year for innovations in nuclear security.

A graduate student in the Department of Nuclear Engineering is developing a way to transform raw data and radiation records into usable values for epidemiological studies. Her research will give insight into the health and disease effects of radiation, especially in low doses.

James C. Jones has established the James C. Jones '05 Study Abroad Scholarship in Engineering to support civil engineering students who participate in a study abroad program.

Dr. Diego Donzis and Dr. Chang Hsin Chen have been looking at new ways in which shock turbulence interactions (STI) can be understood. Their research was recently featured on the Texas Advanced Computing Center website, and shared on various websites, including, and

With safety in mind, a mechanical engineering Senior Capstone Design team designed and developed an autonomous robot that can aid in painting on a corrosion-resistant coating to the horizontal, vertical and curved surfaces on oil rigs. The project is now being prototyped by BP.

Industrial and systems engineering faculty members spent a day with industry professionals during their faculty retreat. This meeting connected faculty with industry professionals in an effort to advance the field of industrial engineering.

“The goal of this project is to develop SmartScript, a novel static code analysis that automatically detects type and semantic inconsistency errors in dynamic scripts, such as shell scripts, Python, LUA, Javascript, etc,” Huang said.