Texas A&M University was awarded a $4.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation CyberCorps Scholarships for Service (SFS) program, the Texas A&M Cybersecurity Center will administer the Cyber Leader-Scholars Program in partnership with Houston Community College.
The Engineering Entrepreneurship Program at Texas A&M University is hosting the first Invent for the Planet — a 48-hour global design challenge that aims to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems. From Cambodia to New Mexico, 14 universities around the world are joining the challenge to invent for our planet.
At the November 2017 Aggies Invent challenge civil engineering master's student Morgan Boudier and four other Aggies developed a specialized augmented reality software with the ability to tell engineering project teams if a project they are working is on track.
Rachal Thomassie, a former advisor in the Texas A&M University Department of Mechanical Engineering, is pursuing her master's degree in interdisciplinary engineering at Texas A&M with the hope that she will be able to continue to help students in a whole new way.
Dr. Xingyong Song, assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution with a joint appointment in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was recently presented the prestigious Doctoral New Investigator Award from the American Chemical Society (ACS) for his research on autonomous shale oil drilling.
Dr. Luis San Andrés, Mast-Childs Chair in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M, works on multiple projects in the Turbomachinery Laboratory. His work in rotordynamics includes novel squeeze film dampers, which help reduce vibrations within a jet engine, creating more reliable equipment that is safer and more comfortable to the ears of passengers. The long-term project has been funded by Pratt & Whitney Engines since 2008.
Texas A&M University researchers are studying seal leaks in subsea and aging oil well production facilities with the potential to greatly increase the efficiency of multiple-phase pumping and compressors turbomachinery.
During the recent science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) 4 Innovation Conference, Spark!, Texas A&M Engineering's education outreach program, launched their new mobile trailer designed to help Texas children get excited about STEM fields.
The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) is leading a research team working to develop a new field laboratory in the hydrocarbon-producing geological formation known as the Eagle Ford Shale. The team, along with WildHorse Resource Development Corporation (WRD), which has been awarded an $8 million grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) for research and development of unconventional oil and natural gas recovery, will test next-generation monitoring solutions for hydraulic fracturing and enhanced oil recovery.
The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Clean Energy Incubator and its collaborators were among the eight projects and 19 organizations awarded more than $1 million to address gaps in clean-energy technology development and commercialization. The Wells Fargo Innovations Incubator (IN2) Channel Partner Awards Program is designed to foster the development of a robust cleantech ecosystem by funding innovative incubators, accelerators and universities, and promoting a collaborative network of knowledge sharing.