Matthew Gardner, a doctoral student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, is studying the use of magnetic gears and their advantages over the traditional mechanically geared machines.
Dr. Maria Koliou, an assistant professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded a RAPID grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate the seismic resilience of wood frame building systems and explore the efficiency of various seismic retrofit/repair solutions in enhancing urban community resilience.
Tokunbo “TJ” Falohun, a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently was granted a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, a prestigious award given to graduate students.
Three researchers from the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering have received funding to develop a wearable, noninvasive, reliable, inexpensive and proactive device to detect and prevent hypoglycemic events in diabetic patients.
During the annual pregraduation celebration held in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering, senior students also have an opportunity to vote on and bestow one of the most coveted faculty awards in the department: the Petroleum Engineering Department Award for Excellence in Teaching. This year’s Excellence in Teaching winner is professor of engineering practice Dr. Ibere Nascentes Alves, and this is the second year in a row he has received it.
Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Michael J. McShane head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University. The appointment will be effective June 1.
Sophia Esteban encourages her peers and prospective college students to find something to be passionate about and stick to it. Esteban, a sophomore in the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University, has pursued her own advice and followed a passion to eventually work for the ocean view maps department at Google, Inc.
In a time of critical demand from industry, students from the Texas A&M University Department of Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution hosted a seminar focusing on ethics, leadership and entrepreneurship—better preparing the capstone cohort for the post-graduation experience.
When biomedical researchers have a technology they believe can help patients, they want to get it into the clinic as soon as possible. However, some therapies that look promising in the lab are challenging to “scale up” and produce in sufficient quantities to test in a larger group, or eventually make broadly available to patients.
Researchers in the Texas A&M University College of Engineering are conducting research on arsenic intake in rice plants during their cultivation, which may decrease the number of health issues caused across the globe from this important staple crop.