Engineering Medicine (EnMed), Texas A&M University’s innovative engineering medicine track at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, is now included in the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) accreditation of the Texas A&M College of Medicine’s Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) program. This approval allows the program to begin recruiting the inaugural class of students, set to matriculate in July 2019.
In the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, “America’s Best Graduate Schools 2019,” the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering was ranked the 21st best graduate chemical engineering program in the country overall, and the 12th best among public institutions.
Whitney Souery, a student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been accepted into Harvard’s Neonatology Summer Student Research Program at Boston Children's Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Dr. Mark A. Barteau, the recently appointed vice president for research at Texas A&M University, has been chosen to serve as a professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering and the Department of Chemistry.
Joshua Harris, a 2017 graduate from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been recognized with two prestigious awards: the 2018 U.S. Department of Transportation/Federal Aviation Administration Research Student of the Year, Master of Science level, and the 2018 Association of Former Students Distinguished Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research – Masters.
For Invent for the Planet, civil engineering graduate student Bansi Rajesh Khajuria and her fellow teammates came up with the idea to develop an app that would help families reduce water consumption and waste.
Civil engineering junior Anh Duong, along with 29 other engineering students, who participated in a 15-day volunteer internship helping the Federal Emergency Management Agency assess damages to public infrastructure sites impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
In a recent article published in Acta Biomaterialia, Dr. Akhilesh K. Gaharwar, an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, uses kappa-carrageenan and nanosilicates to form injectable hydrogels to promote hemostasis (the process to stop bleeding) and facilitate wound healing via a controlled release of therapeutics.
Dr. James E. Hubbard, Jr. has joined the faculty of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University as a Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Research Distinguished Professor.