Archive for Research

Dr. Haiyan Wang, from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, and several co-authors recently had their paper published in the prestigious research publication Nature Nanotechnology. The paper, "Thick Lead-Free Ferroelectric Films With High Curie Temperatu…


A joint research initiative between Texas A&M University and The Pennsylvania State University aimed at designing antibodies for novel cancer treatments using computer algorithms to guide the creation of new proteins has been awarded more than a half-million dollars by the National Science Found…


A Texas A&M University research initiative that converts agricultural wastes into biofuels and high-quality animal feeds has received a $2.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The three-year grant will provide funding to the biomass research program run by Dr. Mark Holtzapp…


Dr. Phillip Hemmer, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has had his research featured in several research publications. The coverage stems from a study published May 19 in theInstitute of Physics and the German Physical Society'sNew Jour…


Professors Beena Ahmed, Texas A&M University at Qatar Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Ricardo Gutierrez-Osuna (pictured), Texas A&M University Department of Computer Science and Engineering; and Kirrie Ballard from the University of Sydney have received a three-year award …


The Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), a research agency within The Texas A&M University System, announced today that it has joined the EDGE® Innovation Network, a collaborative, open-environment initiative enabling industry and academia, with government input, to work together to enha…


Assistant Professor Scott Schaefer and Ph.D. student Josiah Manson won the Best Paper Award at Eurographics 2011. Eurographics is the top computer graphics conference in Europe, and is highly selective and competitive, with only 17 percent of papers being accepted. Furthermore, Eurographics is the …


Texas A&M University's Interface Ecology Lab is exhibiting ZeroTouch, a unique optical multi-finger sensing technology, in the ACM CHI 2011 Conference. ZeroTouch allows for zero-force, zero-thickness, completely transparent multi-touch sensing. Unique characteristics enable trivial display integ…


Dr. Brian E. Applegate, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).NSF established the CAREER program to support junior faculty wi…


Dr.  Jinxiang Chai, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has received a 2011 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award for his research in motion capture and computer animation. The NSF awards the prestigious CAREER grants to outstanding junior faculty …


Dr. Miladin Radovic, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF established the CAREER program to support junior…


Call them the Jason Bournes of the bacteria world. Going "off the grid," like rogue secret agents, some bacteria avoid antibiotic treatments by essentially shutting down and hiding until it's safe to come out again, says Thomas Wood, professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineerin…


The Interface Ecology Lab in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering has designed the Team Coordination Game (TeC) to improve the safety of emergency responders and those they serve by studying firefighters at the Brayton Firefighter Training Field. Post-Doctoral Researcher Zachary O. To…


Dr. Xing Cheng, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF).The NSF established the CAREER program to support …


Survivor Buddy, a rescue robot that was invented by Texas A&M University computer science and engineering professor Dr. Robin R. Murphy and her colleagues at Stanford University, will be part of National Robotics Week at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Survivor Buddy, a…