A model that health experts commonly use to predict coronavirus fatality rates has a narrower gap between predicted coronavirus cases and actual cases after it’s modified with tweaks created by John Nichols, associate professor of construction science, who has decades of experience as a statistical analyst.
Sophomore construction science student Jordan Maywald won $50,000 and first place on the national ABC-TV show “The Great Christmas Light Fight” on Dec. 9 for a beautiful, massive light display constructed at his family’s Austin home.
The College of Architecture’s lineup of 50th anniversary festivities included “Celebration of Learning: Reimagining the Future,” a daylong event Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 featuring a keynote address by university distinguished alumnus Henry Cisneros '68 and additional faculty presentations.
Where their story started, they are helping others begin. Merry '84 and William '86 Raba met and began their lives together at Texas A&M University and are creating a legacy by establishing two $150,000 endowments.
In the future, as the projected limits of human exploration extend beyond the moon to Mars and even further destinations, some workplaces will be in deep space with low- and no-gravity environments. How can workers be trained for extreme environments in a safe, cost-effective manner?
New appointments to Texas A&M College of Architecture endowed professorships, which support their holders’ teaching, research and service initiatives, have been announced by Jorge Vanegas, dean of the college.
The great variety of research and creative work by Texas A&M College of Architecture faculty and Ph.D. students was on full display at “Natural, Built, Virtual,” the college’s annual research symposium, Sept 16, 2019 at the university’s Langford Architecture Center.
As the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing renews interest in stations on the moon or Mars, the Department of Construction Science continues to lay groundwork to position the department as a leading research consultant for space-based projects.
For a research agenda that spans numerous disciplines, and leadership in an inaugural college charrette that included students from all four of its departments, Zofia Rybkowski, associate professor of construction science, earned the 2018 Regan Interdisciplinary Prize.
As plans to settle the moon and Mars continue to gather steam, Patrick Suermann, head of the Department of Construction Science, is positioning the department as a leading research consultant to visionaries shooting, literally, for the moon.