The quest for clean energy sources has been ongoing for many years with minimal results. This could all change with the development of a single device that will lie on the water’s surface and utilize the ocean waves to generate electrical power.
Dr. Ali Mostafavi, an assistant professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, recently received the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) — one of the most prestigious awards for up-and-coming researchers. The award provides funding to support promising integrated research and education.
In partnership with TEES EDGE, the National Corrosion and Materials Science Reliability Lab at Texas A&M University now offers a short course course that introduces industry professionals to the fundamentals of corrosion and the multiscale-level materials performance for corrosion engineering applications.
From Jan. 29 through Feb. 1, the Center for Nuclear Security Science and Policy Initiatives collaborated with Amity University in India, Oak Ridge National Laboratory U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency to conduct a nuclear security workshop.
The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) has signed a new research agreement with Kathaleen Wall ’90, co-owner of Texas Thorium LLC, on the new Thorium Research Initiative (TRI). Wall, along with co-owner Holly Frost, donated $5 million to support research geared toward advancing thorium-based nuclear technology.
Dr. Mladen Kezunovic participated in a prestigious panel titled “Maintaining Operational Effectiveness for U.S. Naval Forces in Highly Degraded Environments: Ensuring Trusted Resilient Data in the Face of Data Warfare,” organized by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine under the leadership of the Naval Studies Board.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers International Conference on Smart Grid Synchronized Measurements and Analytics will bring together leading researchers and developers from academia, research and industry from all over the world to facilitate innovation, knowledge transfer and technical progress in addressing synchronized measurements and analytics to advance smart grids.