Scoliosis is typically defined as the curvature of the spine, which in severe cases can lead to severe physical deformity in addition to pulmonary and cardiac problems. Early-onset scoliosis refers to spine deformity that is present before 10 years of age.
The ability to gather and analyze large and complex data sets is driving progress in many disciplines. In an effort to increase the level of activity in Big Data research at Texas A&M University, the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), in partnership with the Texas A&M Division of Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), has awarded nearly $350,000 in seed grant funding to seven interdisciplinary research teams for Big Data.
As part of an initiative to encourage multidisciplinary collaborations and cross-institutional partnerships, the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), the Texas A&M University Dwight Look College of Engineering and Texas A&M University-Kingsville have awarded $150,000 in seed grants to researchers from Texas A&M and Texas A&M-Kingsville.
The Texas Center for Applied Technology (TCAT) and the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), have expanded their mobile Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI) application to multiple platforms to allow compatibility with both iOS and Android devices.
When Dr. Donald Peterson packed up his life in Connecticut and headed 1,500 miles south to Texas, one of his intents was to expand research opportunities for students and faculty, and for himself, by joining the faculty at Texas A&M University-Texarkana.
Dr. M. Sam Mannan and researchers in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University were featured on the cover of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Journal.
Dr. Mladen Kezunovic, director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s Smart Grid Center, and his co-authors have released a report on the outcome of the “Executive Forum and Workshop on Physical and Cyber Infrastructure to Support the Future Grid” held in May.
Texas A&M University at Qatar in collaboration with founding supporter ORYX GTL has launched the ORYX GTL – Gas-to-Liquid Excellence Program to prepare the highly skilled engineers and technical staff needed to lead and operate Qatar’s world-class industrial facilities.
The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) and Texas A&M University-Central Texas have signed a formal affiliation agreement that will foster and strengthen research collaborations between the two institutions.
Six faculty members in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University have received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future program to speed up the development and application of high temperature shape memory alloys.