Trash to Treasure
May 20, 20221990 Texas A&M chemistry Ph.D. graduate Carl McAfee is leading an innovative effort through his Kennedale-based company, McAfee Consulting LLC, to turn recycled rubber and scrap plastics into various composite materials poised to make a major impact across economic, environmental and national security sectors.
Apr 14, 2022Texas A&M Science Ph.D. students Priyanga Ganesan '22 and Asim Maity '18 are among 18 selected university-wide to receive 2022 Distinguished Graduate Student Awards recognizing exemplary achievement in teaching or research.
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.
Mar 25, 2022Inspired by his passion for science and entrepreneurship, Texas A&M chemistry graduate and 2002 Academy of Distinguished Former Students honoree Dr. Jan Troup '74 established the world's first company to offer commercial X-ray diffraction services. Now, he's creating a planned gift to support innovative students and faculty in Texas A&M Science.
Jan 31, 2022Texas A&M chemist Andy Thomas has been appointed as an inaugural member of Thieme Chemistry's Science of Synthesis Early Career Advisory Board intended to help promote young talented chemists and provide opportunities to network with internationally renowned chemists.
Science of Inspiration
Jan 20, 2022On Jan. 8, Texas A&M served as the host site for judging for the eighth annual U.S. Crystal Growing Competition, a national contest that challenges teams of K-12 students and educators to test their scientific abilities in determining who can grow the biggest, most beautiful crystals while experiencing a bit of the beauty and symmetry intrinsic to the field of chemistry.
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.
Basic Turned Breakthrough
Nov 30, 2021More than 40 years after helping to create a compound now being used to treat peripheral T-cell lymphoma in Japan, Texas A&M Professor Emeritus of Chemistry Ralph Zingaro is set to be recognized for his basic-turned-breakthrough research success by Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp at a December 9 Community of Faculty Retirees Chancellor's Luncheon on the Texas A&M campus.
Promising PartnershipsMore than two dozen chemistry majors from Prairie View A&M visited the Texas A&M Department of Chemistry before the Nov. 20 Texas A&M-Prairie View A&M football game for a firsthand look at the chemistry graduate program and related research opportunities in a unique twist on pregame preparation with the potential to unite two chemical research enterprises and create a new pipeline for traditionally underrepresented students interested in achieving a graduate education.