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Students Joene Gileguy-Konan and Stephanie Nguyen-Okwu have benefitted from an annual diversity scholarship from the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering. They have found positive impacts from the scholarship in more ways than monetary support.

Aerospace engineering students, Bochan Lee, Farid Saemi, Grant Erickson and Grant McCurdy have been awarded scholarships from the Vertical Flight Society for their cutting-edge research in vertical flight technology.

Dr. Yassin Hassan from the Department of Nuclear Engineering has been named a University Distinguished Professor, Texas A&M University’s highest faculty honor. It identifies faculty members who are preeminent in their fields and have made at least one landmark contribution to their discipline.

Researchers at Texas A&M University, Los Alamos National Laboratory and Hokkaido University have developed the next generation of high-performance oxide dispersion strengthened alloys for use in both fission and fusion reactors.

Nuclear engineering undergraduate Robert “Holt” Mendleski reflects on his internship with Los Alamos National Laboratory’s criticality safety division and the impact it had on his education.

Dr. Shikha Prasad and Dr. Jean Ragusa were both awarded development fellowships as part of The Texas A&M University System National Laboratories Office Collaborative Research Program with Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Two nuclear engineering professors from Texas A&M University were named American Nuclear Society Fellows. Only seven were selected this year for the prestigious recognition.

Marilyn and L. David Black have established an endowed scholarship to support students pursuing an undergraduate degree in industrial and systems engineering at Texas A&M University.

NASA has selected four new flight directors to oversee operations of the International Space Station. The newest inductees in the class of 2021 includes an Aggie engineer, Diane Dailey, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University in 2005.

Matthew Nguyen, recently joined the Zachry Leadership Program in the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University. He shares how it has added to his collegiate journey to grow as an engineering student and a future leader.

Texas A&M University researchers have designed a reinforcement-based algorithm that automates the process of predicting the properties of the underground environment, thereby facilitating the accurate forecasting of oil and gas reserves.

Dr. Keshawa Shukla will present his development of an analytical transient thermal model for determining the cooling temperature and cooldown time for emergency shut-in operation of a subsea pipe-in-pipe production system transporting waxy crude oils at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers' International Conference.

An article by Drs. James Hubbard Jr. and Srikanth Saripalli was featured in the National Academy of Engineering's 50th-anniversary issue of The Bridge magazine, highlighting their work in the area of autonomous systems and necessary inclusion of human participation.

Doctoral student Jim Tronolone was facing obstacles in his research to develop a lab-on-a-chip microfluidic device. When the COVID-19 pandemic lab lockdown went into effect, he took a step back and found new ways to optimize his project.

Dr. Daniel A. Jiménez was chosen to serve as the selection committee chair of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Micro publication’s "Top Picks from the Computer Architecture Conferences” issue.

The annual Susan M. Arseven ’75 Conference for Women in Science and Engineering will take place virtually on Saturday, Feb. 20. Two students from the mechanical engineering department discuss their experience at last year’s conference.

The annual Student Paper Contest for petroleum engineering students was held virtually this year, marking a new milestone in this time-honored competition. The contest is a critical professional development opportunity for junior, senior, master’s and doctoral students in the department.

Stephanie and Donald “Murph'' Murphy have established the Stephanie ‘00 & Donald “Murph” Murphy ‘97 AEGIS Endowed Scholarship to support students pursuing an undergraduate degree in the College of Engineering.

Two students from the Department of Multidisciplinary Engineering were selected as members of the Zachry Leadership Program. As part of the program, they will learn about leadership styles, develop interpersonal skills and form an understanding of the connection between engineering and business.

Angie ’99 and Doug Turk ’99 have established the Herbert “Ed” Turk Endowed Scholarship in honor of Doug’s late father to support students pursuing an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering at Texas A&M University.

Dr. Shu Dai, a former ocean engineering doctoral student, investigated the methodology of floating offshore wind turbines – specifically predicting power, wind speeds and blade fatigue – to correct inaccuracies in the current statistical models for short-term wind processes.

Dr. Dileep Kalathil received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation. With the award he will address three major challenges of the artificial intelligence evolution – resiliency, scalability and data efficiency of the system.

Dr. Karen Wooley has been named fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for her contributions to organic and polymer chemistry, particularly for the synthesis and applications of functional polymer materials and nanoscopic objects.

This research explores strategies to overcome mosquito-borne illnesses by introducing a self-eliminating mechanism into a mosquito population.

Astatine-211, an attractive candidate for targeted alpha-particle therapy, is short-lived, decaying in hours. Researchers from Texas A&M Engineering and the Texas A&M University Cyclotron Institute have delineated a purification process that can extract astatine-211 in minutes, increasing the amount of the element available for use.

Esu Ekeruche is a sophomore in electrical engineering who is involved in many student organizations and programs, such as the Zachry Leadership Program and the National Society of Black Engineers.

Former industrial and systems engineering student Amanda Thompson joined Explore Interactive, a company with the goal of using augmented reality to bring interactive, highly visual and hands-on science and engineering experiences to elementary aged children.

Scott C. Saenger ’83 gives back to support students in the Engineering Entrepreneurship Program and the First-Generation Engineering Mentorship Program in the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University.

Aerospace engineering students Hunter Denton and Farid Saemi each received a best paper award from the Vertical Flight Society for their unmanned aerial system research.

Dr. Paul Gratz and Dr. Jiang Hu are working with collaborators at Intel Corporation to automate processor design validation to detect performance bugs and create a more efficient method to combat this real-world problem.

Dr. Elaine Oran will lead a team of researchers at the new Detonation Research Test Facility. They will examine how flammable gases and other materials interact and sometimes detonate on a massive scale. When complete, the facility will likely be the largest university-based facility of its kind in the world.

Pam and Bill Hannes have established a petroleum engineering scholarship to support students pursuing an undergraduate degree in petroleum engineering at Texas A&M University.

Inspired by the ancient art of origami, Texas A&M University researchers have created satellite antennas that can be stored flat, and when needed, deployed into the common bowl-like shape.

A team from the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering has uncovered key characteristics of the motility of Helicobacter pylori, a carcinogen that can lead to certain types of cancer. Treatments targeting the motility system of the bacteria could eliminate the risk of antibiotic resistance.

A senior capstone design group from Texas A&M University at Galveston has started working on their project to design a floating rocket launch and landing platform inspired by the vision of the SpaceX program’s reusable space vessels.

Researchers at Texas A&M University have now shown that water treatment has the potential to get rid of 99.999% of enveloped viruses, those that have an outer fortress, which includes the coronavirus, from drinking water.

The winning team from Texas A&M’s Invent for the Planet 2019, Team Tupa, recently started their own company centered around the product originally crafted during the competition. The technology they created helps the visually impaired navigate while walking, replacing a cane.