Archive for Mechanical

For engineering students in search of humanitarian work while studying abroad, Engineering Rwanda offers both and more. “Not only are you taking classes and immersing yourself in another culture, you are getting applicable work experience. It is also unlike any other study abroad, because not only a…


Dr. Cynthia Hipwell has been named one of the beneficiaries of Texas Governor Greg Abbot’s 2017-18 Governor’s University Research Initiative (GURI), a program aimed at bringing the best and brightest researchers in the world to Texas. Hipwell, a National Academy of Engineering (NAE) member, joined …


Texas A&M University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering rose in undergraduate rankings compared to other public institutions according to the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best College Rankings. The department was ranked eighth based on last year’s report, but raised its position to sev…


Exploring a different culture and country while learning mechanical engineering at the same time, that’s what this study abroad program can offer students through its six-week summer program in Spain. Co-hosted by the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Zachry Department of Civil Engineeri…


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


In nature, networks have evolved where animals and plants interact and use efficient methods to best utilize resources. Dr. Astrid Layton, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is researching whether companies can apply a similar concept of how …


Rana Soltani-Zarrin, a doctoral student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently awarded the Fran O’Sullivan Women in Lenovo Leadership scholarship from the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) for outstanding academic achievement and strong engineering pot…


Andrew Nelson, mayor of the city of Bryan and former Texas A&M University student has found during his time since graduation that a degree in mechanical engineering can prepare students for a broad range of careers, including those outside the traditional engineering industry. “It’s the ability…


Even astronauts have to do the laundry. Five seniors from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University are working together to develop clothes dryer technology to help astronauts save on clothes and supplies during future long-term missions. “The possibility that our dryer …


Mechanical engineering alumnus Ed Wulfe, ’55, has been named a recipient of Texas A&M University Association of Former Student’s 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award. Wulfe, who now lives in Houston, is the founder, CEO and chairman of the Wulfe and Co. commercial real estate brokerage, development…


Industry innovator and National Academy of Engineering member Dr. M. Cynthia Hipwell has joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University as a Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Distinguished Research Professor. Hipwell worked 21 years as a technology and…


Students from across science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) majors at Texas A&M University had the opportunity on Sept. 23 to complement their classroom knowledge with advice from professionals. “We’re all trying to get through college and onto a career path that, in some way…


Numerous faculty members have been appointed new endowed positions in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University. Dr. Hong Liang has been appointed the Oscar S. Wyatt Jr. Professor. The Texas A&M professor received her doctoral degree from the Stevens Institute of Tech…


The fall meeting of the Texas A&M University Department of Mechanical Engineering Industry Advisory Council (IAC) will be held on Friday, Oct. 13 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in conference room 301 of the Mechanical Engineering Office Building on the Texas A&M campus. The Industry Advisory Council…