Texas A&M University System, U.S. Army and Army Futures Command (AFC) officials and the Bush family were on the RELLIS Campus Oct. 12 for the official groundbreaking and naming of the new Bush Combat Development Complex, named in honor of former President George H.W. Bush.
Dr. Nimir O. Elbashir and his research team are working on a novel process that could help gas-producing countries process natural gas without significantly contributing to CO2 emissions by converting natural gas into valuable hydrocarbon products, including ultraclean fuels or useful chemicals.
Dr. Zhangyang (Atlas) Wang, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been awarded two grants from the National Science Foundation for developing highly efficient and energy-saving machine learning algorithms for use on local devices rather than on remote servers.
The Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center (MKOPSC) will host its 2019 International Symposium in memory of Dr. Sam Mannan Oct. 22-24. The symposium will take place at the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center, and registration is free for Texas A&M students, faculty and staff with a valid Universal Identification Number.
U.S. Senator John Cornyn joined the U.S. Army Futures Command and The Texas A&M University System to announce a cooperative agreement that will provide up to $65 million over five years to Texas A&M, supporting research into new technologies to help the Army Futures Command modernize the nation’s fighting force.
Texas A&M University is part of the National Alliance for Water Innovation consortium, which was recently awarded a five-year, $100 million Energy-Water Desalination Hub by the U.S. Department of Energy that will address water security issues in the United States.
The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) has been awarded $7 million in federal grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to study automated driving systems for rural roads without high-definition maps and with no or low-quality road signs or markings.
The Texas A&M University System National Laboratories Office hosted Nuclear Security Enterprise (NSE) Day on Sept. 9. Graduate and undergraduate panel discussions provided students with the opportunity to learn about internships and jobs at national labs. NSE Day also featured a career fair.