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Dr. R. Stanley Williams was the keynote speaker at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Board on Physics and Astronomy Condensed Matter and Materials Research Committee Workshop, during which he presented his talk titled “An Overview of Memristor Technologies.”

Aerospace engineering doctoral student Paul Burke was one of 25 winners of a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine idea competition. His submission was published at their symposium on “Imagining the Future of Undergraduate STEM Education.”

Dr. Tracy Hammond and Dr. Vinayak Krishnamurthy from the Texas A&M University College of Engineering are part of a research team that received a $1.5 million collaborative research grant from the National Science Foundation for their work on examining the impact of drawing instruction on student learning.

The online graduate engineering program at Texas A&M University was again ranked No. 1 in the state of Texas according to the 2021 rankings of the U.S. News & World Report Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs.

Shelby and Carl Jaedicke ’73 have established the Class of 1973 Nuclear Engineering Endowed Scholarship to support undergraduate students in nuclear engineering at Texas A&M.

Dr. Nick Duffield was named a 2020 fellow by the Association for Computing Machinery for his contributions to network measurement and analysis. The fellows program recognizes the top 1% of members for outstanding accomplishments in computing and information technology.

Byron L. Black has established a planned gift to create the Byron Black ’86 Engineering Technology Excellence Endowment and Engineering Technology Endowed Scholarship to support the engineering technology and industrial distribution department at Texas A&M University.

With employees' lives and a company’s costs at risk, it’s imperative for engineers to design offshore structures with materials that can withstand the hazardous environment of the ocean. Dr. Marcelo Paredes is researching how corrosion affects high entropy alloys, and is developing two of these distinct alloys.

Dr. Gretchen Miller will represent more than 140 academic and affiliate members as the new chair of the board of directors of the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. Her plans are to broaden the organization’s reach to undergraduate institutions and groups who are traditionally underrepresented in the geosciences.

Dr. Neilon J. Rowan passed away Jan. 8, 2021. He leaves a legacy in the transportation industry with his research and development of high-level highway and railway illumination and impacted the careers of countless transportation professionals.

Nuclear engineering graduate student Anthony Galindo designs remote experiments for students studying virtually in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The experiments include industry-standard detectors and software to train upcoming professionals in nuclear security and has helped provide the same laboratory experience to those restricted by diminished in-person class sizes.

The engineering concepts minor presents an opportunity for students outside of the College of Engineering to learn how engineers innovate and operate. Cameron Brown discusses his experience in the program and how he feels it will benefit his career.

An interdisciplinary team of Texas A&M University engineering students impressed NASA officials with the innovative rig and automated drilling system they designed to harvest ice from the moon and Mars.

Texas A&M University researchers have developed a new algorithm based on deep learning that can take low-resolution images and generate their high-resolution counterparts in real time.

Dr. John Junkins has answered the call to serve as interim president of Texas A&M, to preserve what's great about the university, and where possible, find ways to make it better.

Dr. Sara Abedi has received the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, the most prestigious recognition given to teachers/scholars early in their academic careers. The award will fund her study of reactive brine interactions on the properties of rocks at multiple length scales.

Brenda F. and Ralph Faxel, Jr. have established an endowed scholarship to support first-generation students in good standing pursuing an undergraduate degree in the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University.

Dr. Vladislav Yakovlev received the 2021 Harold E. Edgerton Award in High-Speed Optics from the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE). The award is in recognition of his outstanding contributions to photonic techniques in the application and understanding of high-speed physical phenomena.

Trish and J. Christopher Cook have established a scholarship to support students pursuing an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering at Texas A&M University.

Dr. Olivier Mathieu is working with his team to use predictive models to combat the potential for flammability in lithium-ion batteries that are found in smartphones and electric vehicles.

The 2020 Virtual Project Showcase was a memorable one, producing high engagement for both judges and participants this year. With over 450 competitors, projects came from various fields and industries.

Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud has been honored with the 2021 Distinguished Service Award from the United States Universities Council on Geotechnical Education and Research. He has been an integral part of the organization and was a leading proponent of increasing the organization’s purview to education and research.

NASA‘s Human Research Program is funding two research proposals, led by Dr. Ana Diaz Artiles, to study the effects of altered gravity on bimanual coordination, and cardiovascular and ocular health.

Dr. Jim Morel has been named a distinguished alumnus of the University of New Mexico for his contributions to the field of nuclear engineering.

Nuclear engineering assistant professor Dr. Shaheen Dewji will present on an expert panel hosted by the American Nuclear Society about the risks of low-dose radiation.

Travel time studies in urban areas have shown that delays caused by intersections make up 12-55% of daily commute travel. A research team led by Dr. Guni Sharon has developed a self-learning system that utilizes machine learning to improve the flow of traffic at intersections.

Ronald Ledbetter discusses the intricacies and focus of the Department of Multidisciplinary Engineering’s subsea engineering program. Students will learn how subsea engineers are able to control the direct flow of oil and gas through deep marine wells while simultaneously facing an ever-changing and complex environment.

Three Texas A&M students have developed a hands-free, sanitary door opener designed with human muscle behavior in mind. They envision the product being used everywhere from schools and offices to health care facilities and commercial businesses around the world.

JQ Engineering, LLP has established an endowed fellowship to support graduate students pursuing a degree in civil and environmental engineering, with a focus in sustainable development at Texas A&M University.

The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station has been awarded a contract by the National Cemetery Administration, as part of their Veterans Legacy Program, to engage Texas A&M University students in the development of an immersive and interactive digitized national cemetery experience.

Six computer science and engineering students received honorable mentions from the Computing Research Association for awards that they’ve won over the past two years.

Aerospace engineering doctoral student Garrett Jares has joined an American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics working group focused on aerospace cybersecurity.

With the ultimate goal to suppress hunger, avoid overconsumption and treat obesity, researchers have designed a device that stimulates the endings of the vagus nerve, which is responsible for the regulation of food intake, among other functions.

Growing up in Fort Worth, Texas, Lauren Gibbens ‘10 always had a fascination and appreciation for fighter jets. However, she had no idea it would ultimately lead her to where she is now — working for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in Greece.

Ann and Bill Martin ’58 have contributed to the Computer Science Excellence Endowment in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. Distributions from this endowment allow the department to have a direct and immediate impact on its programs and students.

Dr. Daniel A. Jiménez has recently been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for his contributions to neural branch prediction in microprocessor research and design.

Dr. Daniele Mortari joins the ranks of world-class experts in astronautics as a member of the International Academy of Astronautics. New members are elected by their peers for their outstanding service, achievement and leadership in space and aeronautical activities in their respective countries.

Irene and Curtis Lohr have established the Irene and Curtis Lohr ’82 Endowed Scholarship to support students pursuing an undergraduate degree in the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University.