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Dr. James Batteas has been appointed as an Associate Editor for RSC Advances by the Royal Society of Chemistry. He will be handling the materials chemistry papers for the journal.
Launched in in 2011, "RSC Advances will be a peer-reviewed journal, published online only, covering all the...
COLLEGE STATION -- Driven by a deep-rooted desire to heal people, Texas A&M University chemist Dr. Agustin Diaz says he originally wanted to be a medic.
As a young premed student at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras in...
For almost 20 years, a versatile class of materials known as metal-organic frameworks has been touted as the future of eco-friendly technology that could pave the way for major improvements to natural gas usage.
Example? Commercialization of hydrogen-powered vehicles.
Sean Gibbons, a Ph.D. graduate student in the Materials Science and Engineering program at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the Sandia National Laboratories/Texas A&M University Excellence in Engineering Fellowship for academic year 2012-2013. The Sandia Fellowship includes both a graduate assistantship and a trip to Sandia National Laboratories.
Diego Gomez-Gualdron, a Ph.D. candidate in the Materials Science and Engineering program at Texas A&M University, has won a Silver Award from the Materials Research Society (MRS).
The society announced the winners of the Graduate Student Awards April 11 during the 2012 MRS Spring Meeting in San Francisco. Twenty-three graduate students were...
Doctoral candidate Liangfa Hu has been awarded with a scholarship in the amount of $1500 by ASM Houston Chapter.
The students who are awarded with this scholarship are selected based on their performance in research.
A thin polymer coating developed by materials engineers at Texas A&M University could keep cotton clothing and polyurethane-foam-based furniture from going up in flames.
And the coating is environmentally friendly, too.
The May 2012 issue of Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics features Dr. Duncan Maitland's shape memory polymer foams on the journal's cover and publication of the article, "Ultra low density and highly crosslinked biocompatible shape memory polyurethane foams" (Singhal et al., May 2012).
Maitland leads the Biomedical Device Laboratory in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University. He is also...
Dr. Cris Schwartz, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Material Science and Engineering Program at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Schwartz received his CAREER award for his proposal, "Using Haptically Augmented Tactile Communication Methods to...