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.
Presidential ImpactChemist Emily Pentzer and astronomer Louis Strigari are among 20 campus-wide faculty unveiled October 28 as Texas A&M's most recent class of Presidential Impact Fellows, a coveted title recognizing the development of and excellence in one of the university's greatest strengths — its faculty.
For the Soul
Oct 25, 2021Congratulations to Texas A&M chemist Sarbajit Banerjee, who has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Stanley C. Israel Regional Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences in recognition of his efforts to advance diversity in the chemical sciences within the American Chemical Society Southwest Region.
Oct 22, 2021Texas A&M chemist Osvaldo Gutierrez and University of Rochester colleagues have succeeded in using iron as a cheaper, faster and safer route for complex chemical synthesis — a promising development that has broad application to both practical and large-scale synthesis of pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, pesticides and a host of other materials used in industry, healthcare and environmental sectors.
Oct 13, 2021Congratulations to Texas A&M mathematician Peter Kuchment and Texas A&M astronomer Casey Papovich, who have been elected as 2021 Fellows of the American Physical Society in recognition of their 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.
Recognized Role Model
Sep 30, 2021Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Karen Wooley is one of two Texas A&M faculty members honored with the Aggie Women Network's 2021 Eminent Scholar Award recognizing extraordinary achievement in research, scholarship and service -- the third recipient from Texas A&M Science among the eight total faculty selected for the award since its inception in 2012.
Sep 29, 2021Four of the eight Hagler Institute for Advanced Study Fellows for 2021-22 will be hosted by or affiliated with Texas A&M Science, including three members of the National Academies and one who also is a recipient of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Sep 28, 2021It’s one thing to question how human genetics work, but it's quite another to question whether science can create a new genetic system altogether. Thanks to two new National Science Foundation grants totaling nearly $2 million, Texas A&M chemist Jonathan Sczepanski hopes to do both.
Innovation in Action
Sep 27, 2021Texas A&M biologist Jennifer Dulin '05 has been selected by the TIRR Foundation to receive the 2021 Jerry Johnston Andrew Award for Spinal Cord Research recognizing related excellence and potential progress for the nearly 300,000 Americans currently afflicted with spinal cord injury.
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.
Aug 31, 2021Texas A&M mathematician and 2019 Presidential Impact Fellow Simon Foucart has been appointed as associate director for external academic engagement in the Texas A&M Institute of Data Science, where he will lead TAMIDS-related activities to promote the growth of external research engagements in data science across the university.
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.
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.
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.
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.