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Dr. Akhilesh K. Gaharwar was selected to receive the 2018 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (CMBE) Rising Star Award at the 2018 CMBE Annual Conference--Discovering the Keys: Transformative and Translational Mechanobiology, which was held Jan. 2-6, 2018 in K…


Dr. Robert S. Balog, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected as a 2018 Distinguished Lecturer of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power Electronics Society (PELS) for his contributions to the f…


Similar to roadways across the country, every cell in our body has a network of paths, and a professor at Texas A&M University has zoomed in to the molecular level to research the proteins that travel along this transportation system. Dr. Wonmuk Hwang, associate professor in the Department of…


The state of Texas has more bridges than any other state in the nation, with over 50,000 total. Maintaining structurally sound, shorter- and longer-span bridges was the driving force in two collaborative projects recently completed by Dr. Mary Beth Hueste and the Texas Department of Transportation (…


Drs. Yu Ding, Mike and Sugar Barnes professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University; Peng Li, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University; and Bani Mallick, distinguished professor in the Department of…


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


Dr. Mladen Kezunovic, Regents Professor and the Eugene E. Webb Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been appointed to serve on the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC).


Dr. Raymundo Arróyave, Presidential Impact Fellow Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, is Chairing the Organizing Committee of the 2018 International Conference on Computer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry (CALPHAD). Since 1973,…


The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University announced recipients for the fall 2017 faculty and staff awards at the department’s annual holiday celebration on Dec. 8, 2017. The recipients are as follows:  Zachry Excellence in Teaching – Alireza Talebpour Birdwell Excellen…


Dr. Atlas Wang, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently selected as a university challenge winner for the Lenovo AI Innovation Challenge, and was invited to give a presentation at the Supercomputing Conference (SC), held Nov…


An aircraft’s impact on the runway is likely the last thing to cross anyone’s mind when boarding a flight. The constant taking off and landing of aircraft throughout the day places stress on runway pavement, which needs to be in good condition to ensure the safety of the aircraft and its passengers.…


There is more to engineering than working in a lab and solving equations, and Jim Donnell, professor of practice in the Texas A&M University Department of Mechanical Engineering, is working to educate and broaden the horizons of engineering students through entrepreneurship. “I am so driven to …


Dr. Alaa Elwany, assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named the recipient of 2017 Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME). This award is given to engineers age 35 or younge…


The National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) has selected Dr. Homero Castaneda-Lopez, an associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, to receive the 2018 Herbert H. Uhlig Award. The award recognizes outstanding young educators i…


Dr. Ankit Srivastava, an assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected as one of the four Haythornthwaite Research Initiation Grant recipients by the executive committee of the Applied Mechanics Division (AMD) of the American Soc…