Mark S. Smock has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and Controller and assistant agency director for the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), agency director Dr. K.L. Peddicord has announced.
With grant-writing help from TEES, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District (HCISD) in Cameron County has received a $299,786 Improving Literacy Through School Libraries Program Grant (2007) from the U.S. Department of Education.
Dr. Jaime Grunlan, a researcher in the TEES Polymer Technology Center, has received a 3M Nontenured Faculty Grant for his nanomaterials research project, "Transparent, Electrically Conductive Nanocomposite Thin Films."
Gov. Rick Perry announced today that The Texas A&M University System has received a $5 million grant from the state's Emerging Technology Fund for the Texas A&M Agriculture and Engineering Bioenergy Alliance.
About 40 high school students from Laredo's two engineering magnet schools are working with researchers in the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) and West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) to provide electricity to colonias residents.
Malcolm Verdict, associate director of the Texas Engineering Experiment Station's (TEES) Energy Systems Laboratory, will address high-level government, business and financial leaders at the Asia Clean Energy Forum in Manila, Philippines, June 26-28.
The Texas A&M Agriculture and Engineering BioEnergy Alliance and Chevron Corporation have entered into a strategic research agreement to accelerate the production and conversion of crops for manufacturing ethanol and other biofuels from cellulose.