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.
Leading Detector R&D
Jul 30, 2021Texas A&M physicists led by Rupak Mahapatra have been awarded a three-year, $1.27 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy in support of their world-leading detector research and development work that continues to play a key role in the SuperCDMS dark matter search experiment and other major projects at the forefront of new physics.
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.
May 04, 2021Sophomore physics major Connor Bowerman '24 has been selected as one of two 2021-22 Texas A&M Beckman Scholars, a prestigious award intended to recognize and support exceptional undergraduate students in chemistry, biological sciences or interdisciplinary combinations thereof at selected universities across the United States.
First Light for TOROS
Apr 29, 2021Astronomers from Texas to Argentina recently celebrated a critical milestone in their nearly decade-long project to search for and measure the electromagnetic evidence of gravitational waves throughout the cosmos — "first light" for the Transient Optical Robotic Observatory of the South (TOROS) telescope in northwestern Argentina, which recorded its first images on April 10.
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.
Mar 31, 2021Texas A&M mathematician Grigoris Paouris is one of 39 mathematicians and five physicists across the U.S. and Canada selected to receive 2021 Simons Foundation fellowships, a coveted award intended to support distinguished scientists in their research pursuits.