To Boldly Build
Feb 26, 2021A new Texas A&M-developed technique that allows for the creation of building materials using local soils could prove key not only to the success of future space missions to the Moon and Mars, but also in establishing a solid and safe foothold on both, thanks to a 2021 NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts grant awarded to a team led by Texas A&M chemist and NASA NIAC Fellow Sarbajit Banerjee.
Aug 02, 2020During the past three years, nearly 100 electronic components of SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule were tested at the Texas A&M Cyclotron Institute in preparation for its historic trip as the first crewed spacecraft launched from American soil since 2011 and a major milestone in SpaceX’s ultimate quest for commercial space tourism.
Jul 19, 2021Texas A&M astronomer and Associate Dean for Undergraduate and International Programs Lucas Macri is one of four emerging faculty leaders across the campus selected as Southeastern Conference Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows for 2021-2022.
Jun 28, 2021A worldwide audience can virtually explore the past, present and future of material transformation along with its potential in green chemistry and sustainability, thanks to a new Google Arts & Culture-featured exhibit developed by the Science History Institute in partnership with Texas A&M's National Science Foundation-funded Center for the Mechanical Control of Chemistry.
The Right Stuff
Jun 24, 2021Senior applied math and statistics major Cosmas Kravaris '22 and senior biology major Ryan Rahman '22 have been selected as Texas A&M's latest recipients of $10,000 scholarships from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, which seeks to strengthen U.S. leadership in science and technology by supporting the nation's best undergraduate students pursuing STEM majors.
Jun 02, 2021Texas A&M chemistry Ph.D. candidate Jezrielle Annis ’22 is one of 32 recipients nationwide of a U.S. Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship — the second chemist and third overall honoree among the current Texas A&M student body within the past four years.
In Support of Science
May 27, 2021Two Bryan-College Station teachers are among a dozen nationwide who have been selected by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and its chief scientific agency, the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), through the Texas A&M Center for Mathematics and Science Education (CMSE) to receive stipends in recognition of their work with the USDA Future Scientists Program, a 27-year collaboration between the USDA/ARS and the CMSE.
May 24, 2021Texas A&M chemist Lei Fang has been recognized with a Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers in support of his research on conjugated polymers and novel organic materials with unprecedented electronic or optical properties and application.
AI Design Meets Energy
May 21, 2021Congratulations to 2020 Texas A&M chemistry Ph.D. graduate and postdoctoral research associate Rachel Davidson '19, recipient of a 2021 Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in support of her work toward artificial intelligence-driven design of energy materials.
May 05, 2021A multidisciplinary team of researchers led by Texas A&M chemist Karen Wooley and Texas A&M chemical engineer Jodie Lutkenhaus has developed a new metal-free battery platform that could lead to more sustainable, recyclable batteries that minimize dependence on strategic metals.
May 04, 2021Sophomore physics major Connor Bowerman '24 has been selected as one of two 2021-22 Texas A&M Beckman Scholars, a prestigious award intended to recognize and support exceptional undergraduate students in chemistry, biological sciences or interdisciplinary combinations thereof at selected universities across the United States.
Head of the Class
Apr 30, 2021Congratulations to Texas A&M statistician Alan Dabney, who has been named a 2021 Presidential Professor for Teaching Excellence — the ninth recipient of the university's highest recognition for classroom performance in Texas A&M College of Science history.