The National Science Foundation (NSF) issued one of the first awards through its new Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Program to the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES). With the grant TEES, in partnership with seven institutions of higher learning, will host Consejos Colectivos: Improving STEM Success at HSIs—a regional conference for stakeholders in undergraduate Hispanic STEM education—at El Centro College in Dallas Feb. 27-28.
Palacios, Texas native Elizabeth Castanon was part of the first group of POWER SET students when she was in high school, and this week she will receive her Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering from Texas A&M. According to her, the POWER SET program has had a positive impact on getting girls more interested in STEM fields.
Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s Institute for Engineering Education and Innovation (IEEI) will lead the educational outreach component for the XXXII Association of Space Explorers (ASE) Planetary Congress to be held in Houston, Texas, in October 2019.
More than 300 school children and community members from across the Matagorda Bay area came to Palacios, Texas, to take part in the fifth annual Science on Saturday event sponsored by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) and Texas A&M University’s Nuclear Power Institute (NPI) last week.
Dr. Bonnie J. Dunbar, retired NASA astronaut, engineer and educator, has joined Texas A&M Engineering as a Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering. She also has a joint appointment as the director of the TEES Institute for Engineering Education and Innovation (IEEI).