The Center for Nuclear Security Science and Policy Initiatives coordinated with Argonne National Laboratory to provide an International Nuclear Facilities Experience for graduate-level engineering and policy students from universities in the U.S. and early career professionals from national laboratories.
Levi McClenny, a doctoral candidate who holds a Design of Energy Materials fellowship and was recently appointed student regent for the state of Texas, has utilized the program to gain insight as to what happens at the microstructure level in materials.
On June 25, 2019, Dr. Sean McDeavitt, director of the Nuclear Engineering and Science Center, hosted the first Experimenters Integration meeting at Texas A&M University. This meeting was attended by approximately 85 contributors from across five different Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories, 20 universities and seven industry partners. The focus of the meeting was information sharing in order to build stronger collaborations across the suite of the Versatile Test Reactor (VTR) Experiment program.
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station were recently awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture that will be used in their collaboration to help ensure the safety of fresh food products.
Some of the greatest minds in smart grid research came to Texas A&M University during the first ever Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Conference on Smart Grid Synchronized Measurements and Analytics. Leaders from academia, research organizations and industry from all over the world facilitated innovation, knowledge transfer and technical progress in addressing synchronized sampling and synchrophasors.
The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) awarded $40,000 in seed grant funding to new research collaborations at its fourth TEES Annual Research Conference. First place and $20,000 was awarded to the Cyber Warriors team for their project, “Powering Up: Cybersecurity Education for a Dispersed Workforce.”
Nuclear policy and a shared commitment to serve tie together the Department of Nuclear Engineering and the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, creating cross-disciplinary interactions that connect the opposite sides of campus.
The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), a member of The Texas A&M University System, announced the creation of the new Hewlett Packard Enterprise Center for Computer Architecture Research, made possible with an $11 million donation from Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
A Texas A&M University former student’s startup, Spark Biomedical, was awarded $50,000 as the winner of the 2019 Texas A&M New Ventures Competition (TNVC) hosted by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES).