science

  • Texas A&M Chemistry Open House Set For Saturday, Oct. 27

    The Chemistry Open House and Science Exploration Gallery is set for Saturday, Oct. 27. (Texas A&M College of Science) By Shana K. Hutchins, Texas A&M University College of Science In the spirit of all things scientific, occasionally explosive and all-around inspirational, the Texas A&M University Department of Chemistry is gearing…

  • Texas A&M Grad Student Christine Figgener Receives TIME Magazine ‘Next Generation Leader’ Honor

    Christine Figgener, pictured with a juvenile green sea turtle, has been recognized by TIME magazine as a 2018 Next Generation Leader. (Courtesy Christine Figgener) By Sam Peshek, Texas A&M University Division of Marketing & Communications Christine Figgener, a Texas A&M University Ph.D. candidate, who in 2015 filmed the…

  • Sigma Xi Honors Texas A&M Scientist, Communicator With 2018 Awards

    Renyi Zhang (left) receives the Sigma Xi Outstanding Distinguished Scientist award. By Texas A&M University Research Communications & Public Relations Texas A&M University’s chapter of Sigma Xi, the research honor society, presented its top honors to a scientist and a communicator during a reception on Wednesday at the University Club…

  • Engineering Prof’s Research Opens Doors To Expanded DNA Studies

    Photo courtesy of Biophysical Journal. By Jennifer Reiley, Texas A&M College of Engineering Dr. Wonmuk Hwang, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is researching the mechanics of DNA, the blueprint of the human body. Hwang and his former doctoral student, Dr. Xiaojing Teng,…

  • Texas A&M Chemists Achieve Unprecedented Molecular Triple Jump With Multi-Ringed Metal Complexes

    Texas A&M Distinguished Professor of Chemistry John A. Gladysz, explaining the reactionary mechanics involved in a molecular gyroscope. By Shana K. Hutchins, Texas A&M College of Science For decades, Texas A&M University chemist Dr. John A. Gladysz has been mixing metals and carbon to create novel molecules, from…

  • Vice President For Research To Participate In D.C. Roundtable

    Texas A&M University Vice President for Research Mark A. Barteau. By Texas A&M Division of Research staff Texas A&M’s Vice President for Research Mark A. Barteau will participate in the 2018 University Senior Research Officer Roundtable: The Economic Impact of Fundamental Scientific Research on Wednesday, July 18, in Washington,…

  • NNSA Awards $10 Million Center Grant To Texas A&M-Led Consortium

    Since 1967, the Cyclotron Institute has served as the core of Texas A&M University’s nuclear science program and as a major technical and educational resource for the state, nation and world. Its research programs are funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy, the National Science Foundation and the Welch…

  • Texas A&M Statistician Valen Johnson Named Interim Dean Of Science

    Dr. Valen E. Johnson, University Distinguished Professor of Statistics and head of the Department of Statistics , has been appointed as Interim Dean of the College of Science. (Texas A&M University College of Science) By Shana K. Hutchins, Texas A&M University College of Science Dr. Valen E. Johnson, University…

  • Graduate Student Jeff Chancellor Honored For Space Radiation Research

    Chancellor (center), receiving his Marvingt Award and congratulations from Dr. Valerie Martindale (left), president of the Aerospace Medical Association, and Dr. Henri Marotte (right), representing the French Society of Aerospace Medicine as the award’s sponsor. (Aerospace Medical Association) By Shana K. Hutchins, Texas A&M University College of Science Texas…

  • Texas Railroad Commissioner Sitton Honors Texas A&M Science Teachers

    Jim and Betty Sitton (far left) and Jennifer ’97 and Ryan Sitton ’97 (far right) bookend the inaugural Sitton Award recipients (from left) Falyn Knebel ’18, Anthony Rasp ’18, Lindsey Ray ’18 and Stephanie DiCarlo ’18 at the 2018 College of Science Spring Recognition and Awards Dinner. (Texas A&M University…