Liquid crystals are popular candidates for many applications ranging from monitor screens to solar panels. Texas A&M University researchers have now found that temperature gradients are a simple, yet novel way to grow and move high-quality liquid crystals.
To support the progression of solar power, a team led by Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station researchers received a $4.4 million Department of Energy grant to develop and demonstrate a cyber-resilient operation for power distribution systems with massively photovoltaic generation, such as rooftop solar panels.
The construction industry is booming and contributes more than $10 trillion annually to the world economy. However, it has the lowest productivity of any manufacturing industry. Dr. Zachary Grasley has received a National Science Foundation planning grant to help bring artificial intelligence to the construction industry.
Nuclear Science, technology and education for Molten Salt Reactors and the Safety Assessment of Molten Salt Fast Reactor led a summer bootcamp on the campus of Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.
Texas A&M University System, U.S. Army and Army Futures Command (AFC) officials and members of the Bush family were on the RELLIS Campus Oct. 12 for the official groundbreaking and naming of the new Bush Combat Development Complex, named in honor of former President George H.W. Bush.
Dr. Nimir O. Elbashir and his research team are working on a novel process that could help gas-producing countries process natural gas without significantly contributing to CO2 emissions by converting natural gas into valuable hydrocarbon products, including ultraclean fuels or useful chemicals.
Texas A&M University is part of the National Alliance for Water Innovation consortium, which was recently awarded a five-year, $100 million Energy-Water Desalination Hub by the U.S. Department of Energy that will address water security issues in the United States.
The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) has been awarded $7 million in federal grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to study automated driving systems for rural roads without high-definition maps and with no or low-quality road signs or markings.