While many Texans were bracing for Hurricane Harvey’s landfall in late August 2017, a team of researchers set out to deploy instrument pods along the Texas coast. The information gathered from these Rapid Response Units (RRUs) could help develop more resilient coastal communities by improving predictive models and tools.
Gordan England, former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense and Secretary of the Navy, recently visited Texas A&M University to give a lecture on ethics and the principles of leadership to engineering students in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution.
Two graduate students from the Texas A&M University College of Engineering received the U.S. Senator Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellowship Award for scholarly excellence. The awards, each for $5,000, will support the research efforts of the students as they pursue their doctoral degrees.
Jeremy Osborn, a nuclear engineering Ph.D. student working with the Center for Nuclear Security Science and Policy Initiatives, is part of a team of researchers who are working to develop new methods to determine the reactor origins of weapons-grade plutonium.
Dr. Xia (Ben) Hu, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) to build a human-centric network-embedding framework, in which human prior knowledge would be properly modeled and integrated in the framework process in contrast to the traditional data-driven network-embedding framework.
At the ninth annual Aggie Women in Computer Science (AWICS) leadership workshop, sponsored by Chevron, female leaders from academia and industry participated in two panels that centered on leadership and how to make an impact in the workplace.
Dr. Juan Garay, professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named a Fellow of the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR) for his fundamental contributions at the interface of cryptography and distributed computing and for service to the cryptographic research community.