The IMPEDE® Embolization Plug, originally designed by researchers in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has won a 2019 R&D 100 Award from R&D World magazine, one of the highest external recognitions that a team could receive for their research impact.
The Engineering Genesis Award for Multidisciplinary Research was presented to 23 TEES researchers and their teams during the TEES Advisory Board meeting Nov. 15. The award is presented to TEES researchers who have secured significant research grants of $1 million or more.
Two researchers from Texas A&M Engineering were recognized for their outstanding contributions to The Texas A&M University System and their respective fields of expertise by the Board of Regents. Dr. Gerard L. Coté was named a Regents Professor and Dr. Marvin Adams received the Regents Fellow Service Award.
The Engineering Genesis Award for Multidisciplinary Research was presented to 20 Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) researchers and their teams during the TEES External Advisory Board meeting Oct. 26.
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.
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.
Two students have recently received awards for their research and co-curricular activities. Scott Wilson, a former student in the Department of Biomedical engineering at Texas A&M University, received the Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research-Master’s, and Dr. Charles W. Peak, a doctoral student in biomedical engineering, received the Buck Weirus Spirit Award, both from the Association of Former Students (AFS). Both work in a laboratory in the department under assistant professor, Dr. Akhilesh Garharwar.
On April 20th 2018, Dr. Phanourios Tamamis, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the 2018 KANEKA Junior Faculty Award for outstanding performance and dedication in his research, recognized by the Polymer Technology Center of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station and the Kaneka Foundation.
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.
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.