Aggie engineers create step-by-step method of making protective medical masks.

Texas A&M University researchers have developed a way to make medical protective gear from readily available materials to construct desperately needed personal protection masks for medical personnel who have seen a depletion of resources as the number of COVID-19 cases increases.

Levi McClenny US Army stands in front of a black hawk helicopter

Levi McClenny, a Blackhawk pilot in the United States Army Reserves and a doctoral candidate in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, is training artificial intelligence to accurately predict which manmade materials are more likely to develop cracks or break over time.

view of dangerous bacteria particles magnified under a microscope

To rapidly identify different bacteria that exist in a given sample, Dr. Arum Han, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is developing a microfluidic device, a type of microchip, that can classify microorganisms as safe or unsafe within a span of minutes.

Burning grass in a field with power lines to the right.

Distribution Fault Anticipation technology is a one-of-a-kind hardware and software system that can diagnose problems on utility lines before outages darken neighborhoods or power failures spark wildfires. It continuously monitors currents and applies its algorithms to detect and report abnormalities for investigation and repair.