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Get to know 25 by 25
Learn more about the 25 by 25 initiative to enhance engineering education.
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The College of Engineering is ranked seventh in the nation for both undergraduate and graduate programs.
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Get information on the application process and funding opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and transfer students. 
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Students and organizations can bring hands-on activities or design challenges to your location or just visit as a guest speaker.

Areas of Research

Exploring artificial intelligence, machine learning, machine vision, and related human interactions through applied technologies in autonomous vehicles and robotics

Global research in the areas that fuel our world, including petroleum, energy efficiency, emissions reduction, smart electric grids, and the machinery that supports energy production

Advancing engineering by developing learning environments and systems for all ages, from pre-kindergarten through professionals

Shaping the future of healthcare through research, training, education and outreach in bioinformatics, computational and systems biology, remote medical care, and biopharmaceutical manufacturing

Technologies that fulfill the needs of clients and society, promoting economic growth and improved quality of life, from high-performance computing and 3D visualization to autonomous vehicles

Advanced research to improve and sustain infrastructure through materials and structural systems that reduce costs and extend durability, safety, resiliency, and profitability

Leading research into technology, materials, processes, and production strategies spanning a broad range of applications from aerospace vehicles to consumer goods and agriculture

Research, education and services related to the technologies, policies, and threats that affect our nation, including aircraft systems, cybersecurity, weapons detection, and the use of nuclear technology

By the Numbers

#2 in research expenditures nationwide (FY17)
$283 million in research expenditures (FY17)
1,474 students supported in research (FY17)

Research conducted by higher education has made a significant impact on our health, safety and quality of life, and has contributed to the economic growth and development of our country.

The College of Engineering — through its affiliation with the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station and with partnerships with industry and other institutions of higher education — is committed to helping keep our country competitive by conducting practical research to address world problems.

Stories in Research

Engineering research improves economic development and quality of life in Texas, the nation and the world. Our researchers solve problems that affect society now and will affect us in the future.

Shedding light on cognitive aging

A neuroscientist is using neuroscience and engineering tools to investigate cognitive decline.

Shedding light on cognitive aging

Researchers use 3D X-rays to see the spine like never before

Researchers were the first to map the lumbar spine using dynamic X-ray technology.

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Advancing imaging technology to monitor carbon dioxide use and storage Developing a better method to track carbon dioxide storage and use in oil production

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Research Contact: Dr. Dimitris Lagoudas, Associate Vice Chancellor for Engineering Research
Phone: 979-845-1604  |  Email:  |  Office: WERC 237C