Researchers at the Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) in conjunction with the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, and Professor Charles M. Folden III at the Cyclotron Institute, have developed a new method in nuclear forensics research to determine the reactor origins of weapons-grade plutonium.
Dr. Alan Needleman, TEES Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Materials Science at Texas A&M University, chaired the program committee for the 2016 annual conference of The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST).
Dr. Ben Zoghi, assistant agency director for corporate relations for the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station and the Victor H. Thompson Professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, has been appointed editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Automated Identification Technology (IJAIT).
Scoliosis is typically defined as the curvature of the spine, which in severe cases can lead to severe physical deformity in addition to pulmonary and cardiac problems. Early-onset scoliosis refers to spine deformity that is present before 10 years of age.
Dr. Stratos Pistikopoulos, associate director of the Texas A&M Energy Institute and TEES Distinguished Research Professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named editor-in-chief of the journal Computers & Chemical Engineering.
The ability to gather and analyze large and complex data sets is driving progress in many disciplines. In an effort to increase the level of activity in Big Data research at Texas A&M University, the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), in partnership with the Texas A&M Division of Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), has awarded nearly $350,000 in seed grant funding to seven interdisciplinary research teams for Big Data.
Navigating the challenging path from research lab to marketplace was the topic of a deep-dive experiential learning workshop during the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s (TEES) first Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Boot Camp, hosted by the TEES Office of Commercialization and Entrepreneurship (C&E).
As part of an initiative to encourage multidisciplinary collaborations and cross-institutional partnerships, the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), the Texas A&M University Dwight Look College of Engineering and Texas A&M University-Kingsville have awarded $150,000 in seed grants to researchers from Texas A&M and Texas A&M-Kingsville.
Dr. Bonnie J. Dunbar, retired NASA astronaut, engineer and educator, has joined Texas A&M Engineering as a Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering. She also has a joint appointment as the director of the TEES Institute of Engineering Education and Innovation (IEEI).