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.
Mar 05, 2021Texas A&M biologist Dylan McCreedy has been named a Scialog Fellow along with Texas A&M biomedical engineer Alexandra Walsh for a new bioimaging initiative involving more than 50 promising early-career scientists set to take on the challenges involved in enhancing high-resolution imaging of tissues to support basic science and disease treatment.
Feb 28, 2021A team of Texas A&M Physics and Astronomy researchers analyzed both the midterm exam scores and final grades of more than 10,000 students enrolled in four introductory physics courses at Texas A&M across more than a decade, finding no evidence that male students consistently outperform female students in these courses.
Physics Fest Goes Virtual!
Feb 27, 2021Make a date for free family fun and experience the many wonders of science and technology along with history in the first-ever livestreamed Texas A&M Physics and Engineering Festival, set for Saturday, April 10, and featuring interactive demonstrations, keynote talks, and live Q&A sessions with scientists.
To Boldly Build
Feb 26, 2021A new Texas A&M-developed technique that allows for the creation of building materials using local soils could prove key not only to the success of future space missions to the Moon and Mars, but also in establishing a solid and safe foothold on both, thanks to a 2021 NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts grant awarded to a team led by Texas A&M chemist and NASA NIAC Fellow Sarbajit Banerjee.
Aggies of Impact
Feb 23, 2021Congratulations to 2010 Texas A&M biology graduate Kristen Free '11, one of 12 former students named to the 2021 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.
Stopping SARS-CoV-2A newly published study co-led by Texas A&M chemist Wenshe Ray Liu and The University of Texas Medical Branch's Chien-Te Kent Tseng calls for clinical trials of the FDA-approved heart medication bepridil to treat SARS-CoV-2, based on its significant effectiveness in interfering with the virus' entry into the human cell host.
Excellence in Aggieland
Jan 29, 2021The Texas A&M student chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics has been recognized nationally with the organization's 2020 Award in Community Outreach honoring its outstanding work in reaching out to both external and internal mathematical communities.