Technicians in the Fischer Engineering Design Center are producing face shields and diffusers for metered dose inhalers.

Houston area hospitals contacted the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station and Texas A&M University to determine if researchers and staff could use their rapid manufacturing expertise to assist with the shortage of medical devices and personal protective equipment as the nation responds to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Texas New Ventures Competition logo over a maroon background.

The Texas A&M New Ventures Competition is hosting its annual competition completely online this year. Sixteen semifinalists and eight alternates for the 2020 competition will compete May 14 for hundreds of thousands in startup funds during online rounds of pitch competitions and judging.

Technician in the Fischer Engineering Design Center packaging face shields.

As Texas A&M Engineering finds innovative ways to help the community deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, the team at the SuSu and Mark A. Fischer '72 Engineering Design Center in the Zachry Engineering Education Complex is working around the clock to make those solutions a reality.

Dr. Ali Mostafavi stands in front of a wall of awards.

Dr. Ali Mostafavi, assistant professor in the Zachry Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, recently received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to better understand, predict and effectively respond to the risk of infectious disease outbreaks in urban areas.

A person's hands and arms holding a mechanical pencil while working on a silver laptop facing away from the camera.

The TEES EDGE program is known for providing professional education reflective of the ever-changing needs of the world. There has never been a more ever-changing time than now. To meet the needs of those searching for professional education opportunities, TEES EDGE has several fully online options available.

Moreno and his team designed a 3D printed diffuser to treat COVID-19 patients in response to hospitals facing a critical shortage of diffusers from their normal suppliers.

Texas A&M University, through its unique Engineering Medicine (EnMed) partnership with Houston Methodist Hospital, is stepping up to help the health care system keep up with the demand for medical supplies brought on by the increasing number of confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases.