Creating and maintaining a long-term environment friendly to innovation was the topic of conversation at the Exploring Innovation Frontiers Initiative (EIFI) Southern Regional Dialogue hosted by the Texas A&M University College of Engineering and the U.S. Council on Competitiveness on Nov. 15 in Houston.
Dr. Mian Riaz, director of the Process Engineering R&D Center and head of the extrusion technology program at Texas A&M University, was recently awarded the 2016 Bernard Lown '42 Alumni Humanitarian Award from the University of Maine Alumni Association.
Dr. Robin Murphy, Director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s Center for Emergency Informatics, presented at the White House Frontiers Conference on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh. Murphy was also recently awarded a National Science Foundation National Robotics Initiative grant. Funded by the Department of Energy, the grant will allow Murphy to continue her current research on autonomous robot assistants.
Dr. Michael Bittner and Dr. Aniruddha Datta, both from the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES)-AgriLife Center for Bioinformatics and Genomic Systems Engineering (CBGSE) and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, have received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will allow them to explore the use of system theoretic approaches to carry out cancer drug identification.
Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) researchers Dr. David Claridge and Dr. Charles Culp have created a new evaporative air conditioning system that they believe could have major benefits for energy consumption.
The Texas A&M Energy Research Society, an organization of doctoral students and postdoctoral associates, along with the Texas A&M Energy Institute and the Texas A&M Energy Club, an undergraduate student organization, hosted the inaugural Texas A&M Conference on Energy this week on the Texas A&M University campus. The Energy Institute is a joint center of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) and Texas A&M University.