Jun 01, 2022Emily Pentzer, an associate professor in Texas A&M Materials Science and Engineering and Texas A&M Chemistry, has been named a finalist for the 2022 Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists in Physical Sciences & Engineering, one of three such annual awards that honor the achievements and potential of rising researchers.
May 31, 2022Congratulations to Thomas W. Powell '62, one of 12 Aggies honored this year with the university's highest former student honor, the Distinguished Alumnus Award. Powell, an entrepreneur in electrical energy systems who served as the longtime chief executive officer and chairman of Houston-based Powell Industries Inc., received his bachelor's degree in mathematics in 1962 from Texas A&M.
Top Texas A&M Staff
Apr 11, 2022Congratulations to Texas A&M Mathematics' Yvette Hester '89 and Texas A&M Chemistry's Travis McCartney, who have been honored by Texas A&M University and The Association of Former Students with the 2022 President's Meritorious Service Award, Texas A&M's highest recognition for staff.
Mar 31, 2022Harvard University chemist, National Academy of Sciences member, and current Kavli Foundation president Cynthia Friend has been selected to receive the 2022 F.A. Cotton Medal for Excellence in Chemical Research, presented jointly by Texas A&M Chemistry and the Texas A&M Section of the American Chemical Society to honor the late Texas A&M chemist Albert Cotton.
Excellence in Aggieland
Mar 25, 2022Three College of Science faculty are among the university's 24 recipients of the 2022 Distinguished Achievement Award recognizing exemplary efforts in teaching, research, student relations, graduate mentoring, administration, staff, and extension/outreach/continuing education/professional development.
Honoring Teaching Excellence
Feb 28, 2022Chemist James Pennington and mathematician Oksana Shatalov are among 10 campus faculty unveiled February 28 as Texas A&M University's third cohort of Provost Academic Professional Track Faculty Teaching Excellence Award recipients honored for exceptional classroom teaching that fosters meaningful learning experiences.
CAREER ImpactTexas A&M biologist Kira Delmore has been selected to receive a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, a prestigious honor intended to help kick-start the careers of rising faculty with the potential to become academic leaders in both research and education and the first-ever awarded in the Department of Biology.
Jan 31, 2022Texas A&M mathematician Patricia Alonso Ruiz has been selected to receive a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, a prestigious honor intended to help kick-start the careers of rising faculty with the potential to become academic leaders in both research and education.
In Service of Science
Jan 26, 2022Biologist Deborah Bell-Pedersen and statistician Valen Johnson are among seven Texas A&M University faculty members recognized as 2021 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for their efforts to advance science or its applications.
Rising Research Star
Dec 09, 2021Congratulations to Texas A&M chemist Sarbajit Banerjee, who has been selected by The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas to receive the 2022 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award in Science, one of four such annual awards celebrating rising stars in the Texas research community and their pioneering achievements.
Honoring HOH and His Legacy
Dec 03, 2021Harvard University statistician, computer scientist and National Academy of Medicine and Sciences member Susan Murphy will visit the Texas A&M campus Dec. 6 as the guest speaker for the biennial H.O. Hartley Lecture, sponsored by the Texas A&M Department of Statistics.
Aggies of Impact
Nov 22, 2021Congratulations to Texas A&M chemistry bachelor's and Ph.D. graduate Atashi Mukherjee Bell '08 '14, one of 12 former students named to the 2022 cohort of the Texas A&M University 12 Under 12 Young Alumni Spotlight recognizing Aggies who have graduated within the past 12 years and are leading by example in both business and service.
Oct 30, 2021Beyond being the most abundant type of immune cell found in human blood, neutrophils are believed to be among the first lines of defense at sites of infection and tissue damage. Texas A&M biologist and TIRR Foundation Fellow Dylan McCreedy is exploring their role in spinal cord injuries in order to develop targeted technologies and therapeutic strategies to aid in the long-term neurological recovery of damaged spinal cords and also treat inflammation observed in other central nervous system afflictions or disorders.