In July, the Center for Nuclear Security Science and Policy Initiatives (NSSPI) led a workshop on the policy and technical fundamentals of international nuclear safeguards in conjunction with the Institute for Nuclear Materials Management's 59th annual meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.
Distributed Fault Anticipation can not only help utility providers find the cause of outages, but can anticipate and predict failures before an outage occurs, enabling providers to identify potentially dangerous electrical situations before an ignition occurs.
Dr. Ali Mostafavi, a researcher at the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station and assistant professor with the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University (TAMU), has been awarded a $2 million research grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Critical Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Systems and Processes (CRISP) program. CRISP enables response to national critical infrastructure resilience needs while increasingly focusing on interdisciplinary research.
The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) awarded $20,000 to a team of researchers from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) and the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) at the 2018 TEES Annual Research Conference this summer.
The Southwest National Pediatric Device Consortium (SWPDC), anchored by Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine and including Texas A&M University, recently received a prestigious P50 grant from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). The five-year, $6.75 million grant will begin on Sept. 1.
The Turbomachinery Laboratory at Texas A&M University will host its 47th Turbomachinery and 34th Pump Symposia (TPS), Sept. 18-20 in Houston at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Full-day short courses will be held in conjunction with the symposia on Sept. 17.