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California Utility Expands Use of Texas A&M Wildfire Prevention System

PG&E engineers call outage prediction tool ‘fundamental’ to reducing risk The threat of catastrophic wildfires has led California investor-owned utility Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to significantly expand its use of a tool developed at Texas A&M University that helps stop fires before they start. The tool is called Distribution Fault Anticipation (DFA). It’s a unique hardware and software system that detects circuit anomalies, notifying utility operators to address issues before they cause power outages […]

Military, Defense Industry Gather at Texas A&M To Plan Future of Battlefield Communication

A&M System Hosts Symposium, Offers Research and Testing Help The Texas A&M University System is wrapping up a symposium of vital national importance here today with 300 military and defense industry leaders. The three-day symposium, comprised mostly of classified, closed-door briefings, is focused on the challenging goal of modernizing battlefield communications in case the U.S. has to go to war against a high-tech adversary, such as Russia or China. The goal is that every military […]

Advancing space robotics: Chasing a new frontier at Texas A&M

Dr. Robert Ambrose has joined the faculty of the J. Mike Walker ’66 Department of Mechanical  Engineering at Texas A&M University. Along with his appointment, Ambrose is also the recipient of the Governor’s University Research Initiative (GURI) grant program and The Texas A&M University System Chancellor’s Research Initiative (CRI). A member of the National Academy of Engineering, Ambrose will serve as a professor in the department as well as a staff member of the Texas […]

Research Center Trains COVID Vaccine Manufacturers

TEES National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing Meets Need for Workers Finding effective COVID-19 vaccine formulas alone is not enough to put the global pandemic behind us. That’s why The Texas A&M University System is collaborating with FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies Texas to train the workforce that is mass-producing two COVID-19 vaccine candidates for the federal government. For the past nine months, a dedicated team of Texas A&M University scientists at the National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing […]

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies Begins Production of Two COVID-19 Vaccines Candidates at Texas Facility

Texas A&M System contract designates FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies facility for emergency federal use FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, and the Texas A&M University System Center for Innovation in Advanced Development & Manufacturing (CIADM) today announced that production has begun in Texas on two different COVID-19 vaccine candidates with support from the U.S. government to meet Operation Warp Speed goals. FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies Texas, a subcontractor of the CIADM, recently completed its capacity expansion at its Flexible Biomanufacturing […]

5 Ways to Prepare for Holiday Gatherings

Living with prediabetes or diabetes can sometimes result in wondering what to do with food at gatherings around this time of year.  Should you enjoy in bliss or restrict yourself? Well, it can be a happy balance between these options.  The holidays should be a time we can feel confident in our choices but enjoy our time together.  The tips below can help you prepare for events that come your way! Remember to enjoy the […]

A&M System, Worlds Inc. Collaborate on COVID-19 Breathalyzer

Testing of Aggies Starts Thursday Using Artificial Intelligence-Based Detector The simple act of blowing through a straw could soon come to symbolize a breathtaking leap forward in the COVID-19 fight – and in combating other public health threats, including pathogens that could cause future pandemics. That simple exhaled breath is key to a new device that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to detect whether individuals should be tested for COVID-19. The sophisticated breathalyzer is being developed […]

U.S. Army Secretary visits Texas A&M System Bush Combat Development Complex

McCarthy praises Texas A&M project for collaboration among researchers, industry and soldiers in pursuit of high-tech military innovation Army Secretary Ryan D. McCarthy visited the RELLIS Campus today to see progress on The Texas A&M University System’s new and unique contribution to military modernization. McCarthy toured construction of the George H.W. Bush Combat Development Complex (BCDC), where leading U.S. researchers will work with warriors on high-tech solutions to real-world national security challenges. The BCDC’s first strategic partner is […]

Former Sen. Phil Gramm Presents Awards To Doctoral Students At Texas A&M

By Keith Randall, Texas A&M Marketing and Communications Citing his long affinity for graduate students and the role they have at a major university, former U.S. Sen. Phil Gramm presented eight Texas A&M University doctoral students with the U.S. Senator Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellowship Awards during a ceremony Thursday on campus. The awards, each for $5,000, will support the research efforts of the students as they pursue their doctoral degrees. The awards are named for […]

Texas A&M Engineering Information Sessions

Do you want to be a Texas A&M engineering student? Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy At Houston Community College Information Sessions Come and learn how to start your engineering degree locally! Aggies enrolled in the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy at Houston Community College spend their first two years at the HCC Spring Branch campus where Texas A&M faculty teach the engineering courses and HCC faculty teach the core curriculum courses. This means you can save up […]