In Service of Science
Nov 24, 2020Mathematician Harold Boas, biologist Paul Hardin and chemist Karen Wooley are among six Texas A&M University faculty members recognized as 2020 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.
Nov 23, 2020Congratulations to Texas A&M chemist Quentin Michaudel, selected to receive a $1.8 million National Institutes of Health Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (MIRA) to support his group's research aimed at synthesizing and assembling functional molecules for use in drug discovery and drug delivery systems.
Oct 30, 2020Texas A&M Science celebrated 15 faculty, staff and student award recipients, not to mention another year of overall achievements and progress as part of the college's annual Faculty & Staff Meeting and Awards Presentation, held virtually due to the ongoing pandemic on October 27 from the Stephen W. Hawking Auditorium.
Oct 20, 2020Carolyn Gunthardt, a doctoral student in the Texas A&M Department of Chemistry, has been selected as one of seven Texas A&M students to receive the 2020 Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellowship Award recognizing scholarly excellence — Texas A&M Science’s 11th recipient in the last nine years.
Ocean Optics Achievement
Oct 13, 2020Texas A&M physicist Ed Fry has been selected to receive The Oceanography Society's 2020 Jerlov Award, named for ocean optics research pioneer Nils Gunnar Jerlov and presented every two years to recognize significant advancements in ocean optics and outstanding achievements in interdisciplinary ocean science research.
Oct 06, 2020Congratulations to Texas A&M physicist and Mitchell Institute Director Bhaskar Dutta, who has been elected as a 2020 Fellow of the American Physical Society in recognition of advances in knowledge through original research and publication, innovative contributions in the application of physics to science and technology, and significant contributions to the teaching of physics or service.
Excellence in Innovation
Aug 28, 2020Texas A&M Regents Professor of Chemistry and Cyclotron Institute Director Sherry Yennello has been selected to receive the American Chemical Society's 2021 Glenn T. Seaborg Award for Nuclear Chemistry recognizing research accomplishment in nuclear and radiochemistry or their application.
Aug 06, 2020Congratulations to Texas A&M chemist David Powers, selected to receive a $1.8 million National Institutes of Health Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (MIRA) to support his group’s research toward metal-free electrocatalysis for fine-chemical synthesis with potential impact on the development of new pharmaceuticals.
Pioneering CatalystTexas A&M chemist Marcetta Darensbourg has been selected to receive the 2020 William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement, one of five annual awards presented by Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society to recognize exemplary achievement in science and engineering.
Jul 30, 2020Texas A&M chemist Michael Nippe has been named a Scialog Fellow for a new initiative on negative emissions science in which more than 50 promising early-career scientists will take up the pressing challenge of greenhouse gases accumulating in Earth’s atmosphere and oceans.
The Right Stuff
Jun 30, 2020Senior biology and statistics double major Johnathan Lo '21 is one of two students 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 29, 2020Congratulations to Texas A&M mathematician and lead undergraduate advisor Heather Ramsey '02, one of two 2020 recipients of the John J. Koldus III Faculty and Staff Achievement Award presented annually by the Texas A&M Division of Student Affairs to honor deserving individuals for their strong interest in overall student development and success.
Top Texas A&M Staff
May 05, 2020Phenomenal faculty and staff aren't just the exception in the College of Science; they're the rule. Three are among the university's current recipients of the 2020 President's Meritorious Service Award, Texas A&M's highest recognition for staff.