Five clients of the Energy Systems Laboratory, including Texas A&M University, were presented with Mega Energy Saver Awards during a ceremony Thursday afternoon at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum Complex.
Nuclear security experts have been awarded the first $1.5 million installment of an eventual total of $7.5 million in funding to develop new sensor systems to detect nuclear or radiological weapons before they can be smuggled into the United States.
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.