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Texas A&M Engineering represented at National Innovation Summit in Washington D.C.

Texas A&M Engineering had a strong presence at the 3rd annual National Innovation Summit and Showcase June 16th – 18th. The event was held in conjunction with the National SBIR/STTR Conference and the 17th annual TechConnect World Conference. The National Innovation Summit is the world’s largest showcase of industry-vetted new technologies that are ready for commercialization; the summit is in support of the White House and Congressional call for innovation commercialization initiatives.
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TCAT helps develop mobile Certificate of Veterinary Inspection application

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Center of Excellence, in partnership with the Texas Center for Applied Technology (TCAT), a part of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, has developed a mobile Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI) application to support veterinary practitioners submitting animal health certificate records from the field. The technology was developed as part of the Institute's DHS funded business continuity project, and in close coordination and collaboration with state animal health officials (SAHOs) in Colorado and Kansas. The mobile application was modeled after and builds upon the eCVI PDF form developed by the SAHOs in these states.
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Peddicord nominated for Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board

President Barack Obama recently announced that Dr. Kenneth L. Peddicord was one of four individuals nominated to serve as a member of the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board. Peddicord, who is the director of the Nuclear Power Institute and a professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, has served on the board since being appointed in 2012.
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Food Protein Research & Development Center to host short course

The Food Protein Research and Development Center, a center within the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), is hosting the 10th Annual Practical Short Course. The course, “Water Issues & Technologies: Process Water, Wastewater, and Desalination,” is scheduled for Oct. 15-17 at the Hilton College Station & Conference Center.
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Reddy named TEES assistant agency director for national and global initiatives

Dr. Narasimha Reddy, electrical engineering professor and TEES research engineer, has been named assistant agency director for national and global initiatives for the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of Texas A&M Engineering announced recently.
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