Half a world away in the deserts of the United Arab Emirates, the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) and Texas A&M's engineering program are providing leadership for the American University of Sharjah's (AUS) engineering programs.
Dr. L.S. "Skip" Fletcher, Regents Professor and holder of the Thomas A. Dietz Memorial Professorship in Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, will receive the 2002 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Medal.
A new technology developed by Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) researchers will open access to billions of barrels of oil and natural gas and may alleviate the possibility of future fuel shortages.
In most classes a grade of C is just making it. But to world-renowned computer scientist Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup and the rest of the computer science world, it is the most widely used language supporting object-oriented programming.
San Antonio's Brooks Air Force Base pumps $480 million into the local economy each year - money that could be lost if not for a new project that may provide an alternative to permanently closing military bases.
Dr. Dan Cox's coastal engineering students at Texas A&M University get more than theory from him --- they get sand between their toes. And with the university about 100 miles from the coast - even further from beaches - that means a road trip.