Texas A&M University today opened its Digital Imaging Diabetes Research Center in Mexico City aimed at screening Mexican citizens for forms of diabetes, especially retinopathy, which can cause blindness.
Dr. Lee Peddicord, vice chancellor for research and federal relations for the A&M System and professor of nuclear engineering at Texas A&M, will be the featured speaker at the Sept. 13 Issues Forum at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum.
Modeling and simulation software used to help train emergency responders may become more gamelike, said Dr. James A. Wall, director of the Computing and Information Technology Division in the Texas Center for Applied Technology (TCAT).
An initiative aimed at getting more people to travel via private plane for longer trips is gaining momentum, thanks to the U.S. Congress, NASA and, in part, Texas A&M aerospace engineering associate professor Dr. John Valasek.
A Texas A&M University civil engineer and student civil engineer spent their summer at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., where they researched ways to decrease launch-pad debris that can collide with space shuttles during launches.
Dr. B. Don Russell, Regents Professor and holder of the J.W. Runyon, Jr., Professorship in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M, has been appointed to a committee of the National Research Council of the National Academies.
Texas A&M Engineering has been awarded $2 million by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to support an innovative, first-of-its kind testing and evaluation program developed through the Texas Engineering Experiment Station.