Archive for Aerospace

With only 24 hours on the clock, students came together to design and develop ideas to help make the Texas A&M University campus more inclusive. The 2018 Diversity Hackathon brought students from many disciplines at Texas A&M to the Langford Architecture Center on Feb. 2-3, where they worke…


To address the state's growing need for engineers, Texas A&M University, Chevron and Alamo Colleges District will enroll the first cohort of students for the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy at Alamo Colleges District in fall 2018.


Christine Greve, a master’s student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected as a recipient of the 2018 “Tomorrow’s Technology Leaders: The 20 Twenties” awards by Aviation Week Network. Greve works in the Plasma Dynamics Modeling Laboratory, directed…


David Coleman, a graduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, won first place in the Annual International Student Paper Competition at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Science and Technology Forum (SciTech) held Jan. 7. He won the gra…


Aircraft with shapeshifting wings may seem like the stuff of movies, but with the use of shape memory alloys (SMAs), it may be a reality in the near future. Dr. Darren Hartl, associate professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, whose research is featured in Wir…


Dr. Moble Benedict's cyclocopter research was featured in "The Economist." You can read the entire story here.


As an undergraduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, Kanika Gakhar has immersed herself in research and engineering design projects. Due in part to her scholastic achievements and leadership roles, she received the Craig C. Brown Outstanding Engineering…


This fall, researchers from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University teamed up with Siemens to develop manned aircraft completely powered by electric propulsion systems. Over the past year, Dr. Darren Hartl, assistant professor of aerospace engineering and Texas A&M E…


Texas A&M University aerospace engineering professor Dr. Bonnie J. Dunbar was elected president of the Association of Space Explorers (ASE) International at the 30th annual ASE Congress in Toulouse, France, on Oct. 20.  She is the first woman to be elected ASE president. Dunbar, a TEES Distingu…


Engineering students were honored and donors recognized at the Texas A&M University College of Engineering Student Awards banquet Oct. 26.


Two researchers in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University were recently awarded the Nakayama medal at the 14th International Conference on Fluid Control, Measurements and Visualization (FLUCOME) at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. William Saric, Distinguished Professor…


Dr. Kentaro Hara, assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the 2018 Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) Award from the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). His research project is titled “Theoretical Characterizat…


Joshua Harris, a graduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected by the College of Engineering as the recipient of the 2017-18 Outstanding Engineering Master of Science Graduate Student Award. This award was created to recognize current graduate…


Dr. Richard Miles, TEES Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, and his research is featured in an engineering and technology article on scientia.global titled “Hypersonic Laser Tagging: A New Way of Understanding Fluid Mechanics.” Sc…


An international team, which included researchers from Texas A&M University, the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (São José dos Campos, Brazil) and the Centro Universitario de la Defensa - Zaragoza (Spain) placed first in the “Star Trackers – First Contact” challenge sponsored by the Eu…