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Student innovation and entrepreneurship was on display at last weekend’s Aggies Invent: Bring Your Own Idea. Aggies Invent, an intensive design experience offered at the Texas A&M Engineering Innovation Center at Texas A&M University, provides an environment made to inspire and support en…


At the most recent Aggies Invent, students solved the problems of the future, focusing on infrastructure and architecture. Students were challenged to incorporate the latest technology, 3-D printing, drones and robotics as they competed to create the most innovative and compelling solution for build…


Effective medical care depends on the availability of appropriate facilities and the proper application of technology, processes and training. More than 50 students from across the university joined together to design medical applications to improve that medical care at the most recent Aggies Inve…


Aggies Invent is known for bringing together a unique group of students and mentors for an innovative 48 hours. The most recent event, Aggies Invent: Internet of Things, did not disappoint. In addition to students from the Texas A&M University College of Engineering, five engineering students f…


Saving lives, improving patient comfort and streamlining procedures in dangerous situations were just a few of the topics covered in the latest Aggies Invent held at Texas A&M University. The theme for the weekend, First Responders, was sponsored by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Stat…


Katie Schneider was born on the same day that NASA’s shuttle STS-75 launched. Looking back on that, it only seems fitting that her passion for aerospace engineering coincided with a NASA launch. Schneider continued her fascination with space and had a strong desire to work in the NASA mission contro…


Guatemalan farmers could soon have a solution to deshelling their pigeon pea crops thanks to a mechanical device from Team Peas-Makers, which was awarded first prize and $1,000 at the most recent Aggies Invent competition held at Texas A&M University. Aggies Invent promotes an innovation and ent…


Team Vapor Space won first place at the second Aggies Invent for its multi-purpose tool to be used by first responders in hazmat suits. The prototype, which included a hammer, scraper and various wrenches, earned the five-member team $750. Approximately 70 students and 18 mentors participated in the…