October 06, 2016

NAE members join Texas A&M University College of Engineering

The Texas A&M University College of Engineering has added to the strength of its teaching and research faculty with the addition five members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Three of the members have already joined the faculty, while two will come to Texas A&M beginning this January. Dr. Bonnie J. Dunbar and Dr. Robert Skelton have joined the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Dr. Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe has joined the Department of Ocean Engineering. Dr. George Pharr will join the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and Dr. Thomas Overbye will join the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, both beginning in January. More

Taylor, Wu receive NSF grant

Taylor, Wu receive NSF grant

Dr. Xingfu Wu and Dr. Valerie Taylor from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, have received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct research that aims to improve energy efficiency of scientific applications on large-scale high-performance computing (HPC) systems by focusing on three key factors: execution time, power and resilience. More

Bittner, Datta receive NSF grant

Bittner, Datta receive NSF grant

Dr. Michael Bittner and Dr. Aniruddha Datta from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES)-AgriLife Center for Bioinformatics and Genomic Systems Engineering (CBGSE) have received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will allow them to explore the use of system theoretic approaches to carry out cancer drug identification. More

Sagapuram, collaborators featured on "PRSA" cover

Sagapuram, collaborators featured on "PRSA" cover

Dr. Dinakar Sagapuram, assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, was part of a team whose research, “Geometric flow control of shear bands by suppression of viscous sliding,” was selected for the cover of the September issue of Proceedings of the Royal Society A (PRSA). More

Russell honored by CIGRE

Russell honored by CIGRE

Dr. B. Don Russell, Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the Philip Sporn Award from the International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE) for cumulative career contributions to the advancement of large high voltage electric systems in the U.S. More

Researchers work with NASA team on advanced morphing radiators

Researchers work with NASA team on advanced morphing radiators

A team of researchers led by Dr. Darren Hartl, assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected for the second consecutive year by NASA’s Johnson Space Center to continue development of an advanced passively morphing radiator concept for manned spaceflight. More

Workshop aims for new interdisciplinary community

Workshop aims for new interdisciplinary community

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University brought together more than 50 top material scientists and material design experts from across the nation to discuss interdisciplinary research focused on the engineering design of material systems. More

ESET program, TI celebrate renovations at Mixed Signal Test Laboratory

ESET program, TI celebrate renovations at Mixed Signal Test Laboratory

Representatives from Texas Instruments (TI) and the Electronic Systems Engineering Technology (ESET) program at Texas A&M University held a ribbon cutting at the renovated Texas Instruments Mixed Signal Test Laboratory and Product Innovation Cellar (PIC) in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution. More

Texas A&M among Big Data Spoke projects awarded $11 million by NSF

Texas A&M among Big Data Spoke projects awarded $11 million by NSF

The Texas A&M University College of Engineering and Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES)-led research team has been awarded a $1 million award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create an organization that will develop the framework for utilizing vast amounts of data emerging in the nation’s smart grids. More

CRASAR conducts marine mass casualty exercise with Italian Coast Guard

CRASAR conducts marine mass casualty exercise with Italian Coast Guard

The Center for Robotic Assisted Search and Rescue (CRASAR), a division of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s Center for Emergency Informatics, recently conducted a mass casualty exercise in coordination with the Italian Coast Guard and Interuniversity Center of Integrated Systems for the Marine Environment (ISME) in Genoa, Italy. More

Texas A&M University hosts business leaders for National Manufacturing Day

Texas A&M University hosts business leaders for National Manufacturing Day

The Texas A&M University College of Engineering and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) are hosting a National Manufacturing Day event on Friday (Oct. 7) at the Engineering Innovation Center on the Texas A&M campus. The event highlights the manufacturing capabilities of Texas A&M that can be utilized by businesses in the community. More

Aggie engineers work behind the scenes on game days

Aggie engineers work behind the scenes on game days

It is Saturday in Aggieland and thousands of maroon-clad fans are filing into Texas A&M University’s Kyle Field, anxiously anticipating the football game that will soon unfold on the turf. Beneath the bleachers are the unsung heroes — the technicians, videographers, on-air talent and engineers that make up 12th Man Productions. They are responsible for the video board shows, TV shows, highlight videos and other programming associated with Texas A&M Athletics. More

Camp BUILD offers hands-on STEM learning for high schoolers

Camp BUILD offers hands-on STEM learning for high schoolers

High school students attending Camp BUILD explored the world of civil engineering through hands-on experience, design projects, real-world problem solving, competitions and tours at Texas A&M University. The one-week camp is hosted by the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M to introduce high school juniors and seniors to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and the civil engineering discipline. More

Anderson introduces President Young at State of the University Address

Anderson introduces President Young at State of the University Address

Between track practices, student athletic advisory committee meetings, Kappa Alpha Psi activities and working in the office of the Board of Regents, Kohl Anderson has little time to ponder the opportunities that arise. The senior in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University was surprised to get the call asking him to introduce Texas A&M President Michael K. Young at the State of the University address. More

Former student Lehoski aids in flyover for UCLA game

Former student Lehoski aids in flyover for UCLA game

Lt. Col. Daniel Lehoski travels 20 miles per minute, in three-dimensions, at nine times the force of gravity while neutralizing threats. From an early age, he enjoyed building things, taking them apart and solving problems, dreaming of becoming an Air Force pilot. Attending Texas A&M University was also a dream of his. He was a member of the Corps of Cadets and earned his bachelor’s degree from the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering. More

Computer science and engineering participates in Tapia conference

Each year, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University participates in the ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference. This year, 26 students from the department and the college attended the three-day conference in Austin, Texas. More

Petro-King pledges gift to petroleum engineering department faculty

Petro-King International Co., Ltd. has contributed >00,000 to the PETE Faculty Gifts – Valko Fund. Expenditures from this fund will be used to support doctoral research in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University. More

Fellowship in mechanical engineering established by former student

Jana and Quentin A. Baker ’78 have established the Jana and Quentin A. Baker ’78 Faculty Fellowship in Mechanical Engineering. Distributions from this endowment will be used to support the teaching, research, service and professional development activities of mechanical engineering professors at Texas A&M University. The Bakers have been generous supporters of Texas A&M for more than 20 years. More

Former students establish engineering technology scholarship

Rebecca L. ’03 and Robert J. “Bobby” Jee Jr. ’02 have established the Rebecca L. ’03 and Robert J. “Bobby” Jee Jr. ’02 Scholarship in Engineering Technology. Distributions from this endowment will be used to provide one or more scholarships to students pursuing an undergraduate degree in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University. More