Engineering innovation

Learn about the Texas A&M University College of Engineering's research. Our students discover how to innovate solutions to problems that affect us now. They also learn to prepare for solving tomorrow's problems.

Stories in Research

Our faculty and students conduct research that improves quality of life worldwide.

Fire protection

Researchers have created a coating treatment that could reduce the spread of fires and fire damage to homes.

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Supply security

Researchers are working to reduce supply threats to hypersonic technology and personal protective equipment.

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Better medicines

Using a naturally produced class of compounds could improve drug development.

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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.

By the Numbers

652 industry sponsors (2021)
2nd in research expenditures in U.S. (2021)
1,771 students engaged in research (2021)

Research Contact

Dr. Dimitris Lagoudas, associate vice chancellor for engineering research
Phone: 979-458-1378  |  Email: