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Blake Williford, a doctoral student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and member of the Sketch Recognition Lab (SRL) at Texas A&M University, earned first place at the CHI PLAY 2017 student game design competition for the game, "ZenSketch", which he created with fellow SRL gr…


College is often considered a time for young students to grow and learn, experiencing new ideas, people and cultures. For petroleum engineering student Reggie Rodriguez, the organization that has influenced him the most has been the Texas A&M University Zachry Leadership Program that he began as…


Faculty members, students and a former student of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University were among those awarded at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Annual Reception and Banquet in San Antonio, Texas on Oct. 10.


From left: Meena Alavi (sponsor), Dr. Mike Graul, Adrian Diaz, Erin Peterson, Catalina Ramos, Michael Harrison, Lauren Frith (sponsor). Every semester seniors in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University enroll in the capstone senior design course. The cou…


For most students, surviving the academic struggle that is engineering at Texas A&M University is enough of a challenge, but senior nuclear engineering student Jonah Haefner has never stopped challenging himself. A high-performing student and student leader, Haefner’s achievements have culmin…


A graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University has recently been able to travel the world, thanks to her successes here at Texas A&M. Madeleine Durkee, research assistant and doctoral candidate, was selected to participate in multiple events over the s…


Thirty-four students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University attended the 2017 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC). The three-day event, held in Orlando, Florida from Oct. 4-6, is the world’s largest gathering of women technologists, with …


Twenty-five students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University attended the 2017 ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing. The three-day event, held in Atlanta, Georgia Sept. 20-23, is dedicated to providing a space of collaboration for underg…


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 …


Cameron Cassidy, a senior in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, does not let his visual impairment slow him down as he pursues a degree in computer science. He uses several adaptive technologies to help him in class, such as a camera to help see text on …


The devastation from Hurricane Harvey is widespread, but through the hard times humanity has shined through. Han Hong, senior in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, played an active role in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Houston, Texas. Hong, who wor…


Five students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University participated in the MaratonIME International Collegiate Programming Competition (ICPC) Winter School, a programming contest training program held July 10-21 at the University of São Paulo in São Paulo, …


The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University hosted a research symposium on Tuesday, Aug. 22. In total, 131 attendees were able to view keynote presentations, practice the necessary skills to present posters and even compete for awards at the symposium, which the department i…


The Texas A&M University student chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (TAMUite) took an insider’s look at the Aggie Spirit Transit services. Being an integral part of the university, Aggie Spirit Transit has played a critical role in providing accessibility to far corners of Texa…


Three petroleum engineering graduate students from Texas A&M University won the 2017 Drillbotics competition when they designed and built a miniature automated drilling rig that uses sensors and computer logistics to drill a vertical well in a test formation of unknown composition without any human intervention.