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In a new study, Texas A&M University researchers have discovered that a class of ceramics called MAX phases can self-heal cracks even at room temperature by forming kink-bands under external loading.

Latifah Maasarani is a nontraditional doctoral student; however, that hasn’t diminished her enthusiasm or skills in biomedical engineering. She was recently named part of the National Science Foundation's 2021 Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

Using simulations, researchers at Texas A&M University have optimized the design of zeolite-based medical oxygen concentrators so that these machines can generate oxygen at different flow rates and purities.

Texas A&M student podcast host Drew DeHaven shares his experiences and extracurricular endeavors as an undergraduate student in the College of Engineering.

Graduate student Dany Mulyana from the Center for Nuclear Security Science and Policy Initiatives is researching the proliferation resistance of fourth-generation pebble-bed reactors.

In conjunction with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Dr. Jaime Grunlan and a team of international researchers are developing nanocoatings for military clothing. Each tailored nanocoating will add protective properties to the clothing, including chemical recognition, UV-light protection and flame retardancy.

The Texas A&M University chapter of Engineers Without Borders did not let a global pandemic stop them from working on projects in Rwanda and the Dominican Republic. For their efforts, they were named the 2021 Registered Student Organization of the Year.

Doctoral student Christiana Chamon is working to keep sensitive data protected through the use of the Kirchhoff-Law-Johnson-Noise key exchange system, which provides unconditional security for this information.

Ocean engineering graduate student Jaclynn Turnbaugh is studying how to prevent beach and coastal erosion using naturally occurring bacteria and the generation of calcium carbonate.

Karen and Jack Whiteside have established a planned gift to create the Karen and Jack Whiteside '68 Chemical Engineering Professorship, which will support the teaching, research, service and professional development activities of the holder in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering.

Dr. Sunil Chirayath was awarded the first Education and Outreach award, presented by the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management. This prestigious award recognizes an exceptional individual who has given outstanding service to educating people in the field of nuclear materials management.

Dr. Joanna Tsenn leads the mechanical engineering department's senior capstone design program, helping undergraduate students bridge the gap between the classroom and industry.

The Intercollegiate School of Engineering Medicine will be established by Texas A&M University, effective Sept. 1. The new school will be the organizational home of Engineering Medicine, a partnership between the College of Engineering and College of Medicine, in collaboration with Houston Methodist.

Dr. Jeyavijayan "JV" Rajendran was awarded the Intel Security Academic Leadership Award for his commitment to educating the next generation of security researchers.

Three faculty members have joined the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University with research expertise in areas such as graph algorithms, cybersecurity and privacy, and digital forensics.

Graduate student Ryan Davis aims to develop a new kind of nanomaterial to help ease the introduction and release of therapeutic drugs into the body, improving their effectiveness and longevity.

Texas A&M University researchers have developed a sophisticated genetic tool in bacteria that can be used to silence traits in a nematode. This study is a first step in designing more advanced tools to understand and engineer bacteria-host interaction toward biomedical applications.

Texas A&M researchers have developed a concept that would decrease the cost and time it takes to install offshore wind turbines. Funded by the National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium, the team will determine the feasibility of using vibratory hammers for installation.

Dr. Dan Hill gives a firsthand account of taking his graduate students on a multi-stage fracturing field trip and highlights why such on-site experiences are valuable in a petroleum engineering education.

As a first-generation Aggie and part of the first cohort to get an undergraduate degree in materials science and engineering, Andrew Balog will take with him sound academic training and the rich history and traditions of Texas A&M University.

Rebecca and Abhi Jadhav have established the Rebecca ’93 and Abhi Jadhav Endowed Scholarship to support students pursuing an undergraduate degree in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Andrew Schaper ’07 is the founder of Schaper Energy Consulting. Realizing the need to expand his business into different sectors, he is participating in the Doctor of Engineering program.

Ocean engineering senior Victoria Arelle Rodriguez shares what it’s like to be an engineer in the Corps of Cadets Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band and the Parsons Mounted Cavalry, and her experience marching in football games on gameday.

Biomedical engineering researchers have designed a 3D-bioprinted model of a blood vessel that mimics its state of health and disease, thus paving the way for possible cardiovascular drug advancements with better precision.

Texas A&M University is the leading institution in the latest round of funding from the Department of Energy’s Nuclear Energy University Program, with five research and development project grants and one infrastructure-based grant.

Dr. Zheng O’Neill was recently named fellow of two international societies, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers and the International Building Performance Simulation Association.

Slyck and Wayne Pecena have established the Slyck '91 and Wayne '75 Pecena Endowed Engineering Technology Scholarship and Endowed Engineering Technology Capstone Fund to support students at Texas A&M University.

Dr. David Eckman joined the industrial and systems engineering department at Texas A&M University as an assistant professor. He received his doctoral degree from Cornell University in operations research and was most recently a postdoctoral research fellow at Northwestern University.

Dr. Daniel A. Jiménez has been inducted into the International Symposium on Computer Architecture Hall of Fame for publishing eight papers in the conference.

The Earth’s gravity plays a quiet but important role in our bodies’ physiology. However, there is a significant variation in physiological responses between different individuals. Researchers at Texas A&M University have identified the most significant factors in computational simulations of a person’s cardiovascular responses.

Margaret Black and Kolby Killion have been awarded the Engineering Graduate Merit Doctoral Fellowship, a highly competitive fellowship given to a current student nominated by the student’s respective graduate department. Black’s research focus is in natural language processing, and Killion’s research focus is industrial engineering applications to the health care industry.

Mitchell Schroeder has learned it takes initiative and perseverance to succeed in the petroleum engineering field, and shares his insights and experiences as an undergraduate student.

Sheryl Prestidge has established the Sheryl and James H. “Jim” Prestidge, Jr. ’80 Endowed Scholarship to support students pursuing an undergraduate degree in the College of Engineering.

Mia McCallum has established the Mark Kawamura '79 Memorial Scholarship in honor of her late husband Mark Kawamura, who graduated from Texas A&M University in 1979 with a degree in industrial engineering. The scholarship will support students pursuing an undergraduate degree from the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University.

Researchers at Texas A&M University have discovered how much of an effect the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the mental health of students. They plan to use their findings to explore the effectiveness of mHELP, a new mobile health evaluation program.

Sarah Courson’s love of nature inspires her to make an impact through engineering. As an architectural engineering student, she is gaining the knowledge and experiences needed to design long-lasting, eco-friendly buildings.

Dr. Choongho Yu and Ranga Vasudevan have launched a startup focused on lithium battery-based technology, with support from the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s Office of Commercialization and Entrepreneurship.

Faculty members from the petroleum engineering department at Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University at Qatar were named Society of Petroleum Engineers international and regional award recipients in 2021 for their outstanding achievements.

Computer science and engineering faculty members Dr. Tracy Hammond and Pauline Wade were recently named recipients of national awards from the American Society for Engineering Education for their contributions to engineering education.

A group of 14 high school students spent a week creating their next big idea for engineering at the “What’s the Big Idea?” camp offered by Texas A&M University’s Spark! program.

Dr. Karan Watson was awarded the 2021 American Society for Engineering Education Lifetime Achievement Award in Engineering Education for her pioneering leadership and sustained contributions to education in the fields of engineering and engineering technology.

Dr. Dinakar Sagapuram and researchers from the Los Alamos National Laboratory are using new metal manufacturing techniques to create stronger materials with a higher capacity to withstand radiation from nuclear reactors.

Dr. Robin Murphy, disaster robotics expert and professor, shares how rescue personnel in Surfside, Florida, used robotics to search through the rubble pile at the site of the Champlain Towers South condominium building collapse.

Texas A&M University’s team took first place in the overall dynamic event during the fourth and final competition milestone of the AutoDrive Challenge sponsored by General Motors and the Society of Automotive Engineers International.

Dr. Marcelo Paredes combines ocean engineering and materials science with his research. Through his expertise, the safety of coastal structures could be improved through the very materials used to build them.