Dr. David Staack and graduate research assistant Xin Tang are looking to nature for inspiration in developing a new method of underwater plasma generation using shrimp as a model – a discovery which could provide significant improvements for actions ranging from water sterilization to drilling.
With a traditional transfemoral prosthetic, walking across various terrains, going downhill or walking up and down a set of stairs can be a tedious job for the wearer. To help make daily life easier for amputee patients, Dr. Pilwon Hur has developed a robotic transfemoral prosthesis.
Dr. Andreas A. Polycarpou, Dr. John A. Rogers and mechanical engineering graduate teaching fellow Mohammad Humood from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University are conducting research to help further the broader engineering goal to develop flexible, wearable electronic devices, which can be integrated into clothes, glasses, skin and even inside the human body.
Texas A&M’s Formula SAE team is less than a month from international competition, and the 22 members are revving their engines. Since August 2017, the team has been discussing, designing, building and testing a race car they created from scratch. Along with racing the car, the students are judged on design, cost of manufacturing, their presentation of a business model and other vehicle components.
Dr. Hadi Nasrabadi, assistant professor in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering, is working in collaboration with professors in the chemical and mechanical engineering departments at Texas A&M University to better explain and predict hydrocarbon phase behavior in the nanometric spaces of unconventional reservoirs.
During the second annual "Aggies Celebrate Teaching! – Recognizing Transformational Learning" reception, three faculty members from the Texas A&M University College of Engineering were honored by the Center for Teaching Excellence at Texas A&M. This year’s award reception was part of the inaugural Texas A&M University Transformational Teaching and Learning Conference.