The Crisman Institute for Petroleum Research, a center within the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, is under new leadership. Dr. Jeff Spath, the new department head of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, has taken on the role of director for the institute.
After becoming captivated with the Texas A&M University at Galveston campus, William “Mick” Prouse decided to pursue a degree in ocean engineering, with a concentration in coastal studies. Prouse strives to raise the bar in both his academics and the field of ocean engineering.
Dr. Manoranjan Majji, assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elevated to the grade of Senior Member by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
With a total pool of $380,000, $165,000 in cash and $215,000 in in-kind and investment prizes, this is the largest prize pool yet for the Texas A&M New Ventures Competition (TNVC). This year’s startups include companies from across a wide spectrum of fields including healthcare, IT/software, digital health, transportation and clean energy technology.
In the fall of 2015, two Texas A&M University students worked alongside faculty and a local space commercialization company to develop equipment that would be used on the International Space Station (ISS) for research by NASA. Capstone teams are continuing their work.
Dr. Dimitris Lagoudas, associate vice chancellor and deputy director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recognized Faculty and Staff Award winners during the 2018 Faculty and Staff Awards banquet.
A senior design capstone team in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University evaluated IBM Watson for use as the “brain-system” in an on-campus autonomous paratransit shuttle. This was the first time IBM partnered with a major university to explore the use of Watson’s services in alternative transportation mobility solutions.
The Texas A&M Energy Institute is joining the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Energy Initiative (MITEI) and the Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy to support implementation of the Department of Energy-led U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) program to advance women’s participation and leadership in clean energy.