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.
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.
Taking a deeper look into Lockheed Martin's F-35 fighter jet assembly process, Dr. Amarnath “Andy” Banerjee and Dr. Lewis Ntaimo investigated how to increase the company's production rate from assembling one plane every six days to one plane every day and a half.
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.