Honoring Global Excellence
Sep 20, 2021Three academic programs within the Texas A&M College of Science are among the world's top 50 in the Shanghai Ranking 2021 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS), an annual survey of more than 4,000 international universities in a total of 54 subjects across the natural sciences, engineering, life sciences, medical sciences and social sciences.
Sep 08, 2021Texas A&M chemist Wenshe Ray Liu is among 13 campus-wide faculty announced September 8 as Texas A&M University's 2021 class of Chancellor's Enhancing Development and Generating Excellence in Scholarship (EDGES) Fellows — mid-career faculty who are making significant marks in their disciplines as promising researchers and educators.
COVID-19 Game Changer
Aug 26, 2021A discovery by Texas A&M chemist Wenshe Ray Liu and his research group leads to an agreement with a California biopharmaceutical company to develop a drug that could be the most effective treatment yet for patients with COVID-19, including more aggressive variants of the virus such as Delta and others.
Jul 28, 2021Congratulations to Texas A&M chemist Andy Thomas, one of 35 recipients of the 2021 Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award recognizing his research achievements and untapped career potential.
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.
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.
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.
Apr 19, 2021Texas A&M sophomore chemistry major Brianna Bishop '23 and junior biology major Ryan Rahman ’22 have been named 2021 Goldwater Scholars by the Goldwater Scholarship Foundation in recognition of outstanding academic achievement and research potential. Bishop and Rahman are among 52 Texas A&M students selected to date for the prestigious honor since the initial scholarship was issued in 1989.
Honoring an Elite Educator
Apr 12, 2021Congratulations to Texas A&M Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Karen Wooley, who has been named the 2021 SEC Professor of the Year. She is the second Texas A&M faculty member and chemist to receive the distinction — the highest honor given to professors by the SEC — joining fellow Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Marcetta Darensbourg, who earned selection in 2018.
Making a Difference
Mar 18, 2021Texas A&M chemistry graduate student Jaime Ayala '22 is one of nine inaugural recipients of the U.S. Department of Energy Building Technologies Office Innovation in Buildings (IBUILD) Graduate Research Fellowship supporting innovative research toward more energy-efficient buildings.
Mar 15, 2021Emily Pentzer, an associate professor in Texas A&M Materials Science and Engineering and Texas A&M Chemistry, has been named a recipient of the 2021 Rising Star Award by the American Chemical Society’s Women Chemists Committee.
Mar 08, 2021Congratulations to Texas A&M chemist and Department of Chemistry head Simon North, one of three faculty named to Texas A&M's 2021 class of University Professorship holders, a distinction established in 2019 to recognize, elevate and amplify faculty achievement and impact.