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BAEN Graduation Recognition Celebration

You are invited! Friday, May 8, 10:30-11:30 a.m. CLICK HERE: View Our Graduation Recognition Celebration Congrats, graduates! The Graduation Recognition Celebration for engineering graduates in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering is 10:30-11:30 a.m. on May 8 via YouTube Premieres. All graduates will also be welcome to return to Texas A&M University to walk in a future commencement exercise when the university is able to return to this important tradition. We wish you the best in all your future endeavors, and hope to see you on campus… Read More →

President Young: The State Of Texas A&M Is Strong, Vibrant

2019 State of the University Address from Texas A&M MarComm on Vimeo. By Sam Peshek, Texas A&M University Division of Marketing & Communications | OCTOBER 10, 2019 Texas A&M University President Michael K. Young reflected on a year of successes and announced more than $91 million worth of new investment priorities and grants during his 2019 State of the University Address at the Memorial Student Center. “Because of your efforts and contributions, the state of the university is strong and vibrant. That is not to say that we are without… Read More →

Varun Gejji Awarded Distinguished Graduate Student

Varun Gejji, Ph.D. Candidate at Texas A&M University in Biological and Agricultural Engineering, has received one of the prestigious 2019 Association of Former Students Distinguished Graduate Student Awards. His research focuses on developing a new lipid, and protein extraction technique form microalgae that will reduce the stress on traditional resource-intensive down-stream unit operations. He already has a patent application (pending), three peer-reviewed articles published, and several articles under review. Additionally, he has been working on simulation-based anti-viral drug screening and his work on finding new small molecule drugs… Read More →

Aggies Honor Beloved Professor, the late Dr. Brock Faulkner

Dr. William “Brock” Faulkner was a great friend and mentor to many within the department [Biological and Agricultural Engineering] and to faculty and students across campus. After a long battle with leukemia, Dr. Faulkner passed away in the spring of 2016. While Dr. Faulkner has left those around him, he is kept alive in the loving memories of those whose lives he touched. To honor Dr. Faulkner in a long-lasting tangible way, a memorial rose garden was proposed by Dr. Maria King from the BAEN faculty. The garden… Read More →

Student Spotlight: Griselda Quintero

Griselda realized that Aggieland was the home for her while on a mission trip with a fellow Texas A&M University alumni. That leap of faith has blossomed in to Griselda being member of several student organization and currently serving as the ASABE Student Club President. Interviewer: What drew you to Texas A&M University? Griselda: I knew I wanted to pursue a career in the STEM field, however I was open minded to any possibility. I applied and got admitted to nine universities across the state with majors ranging from… Read More →

Student Spotlight: Galvin Rodriguez

Galvin Rodriguez discovered that Texas A&M University in College Station was the right choice for him when he attended a prospective student event in San Antonio. Since then he has joined numerous clubs on campus and has become the current President of the AGSM Student Club. He has also found a passion for international travel which has taken him to Guanajuato, Mexico to Leuven, Belgium. Interviewer: What drew you to Texas A&M University? Galvin: Two factors that drew me to study at Texas A&M University were the influence… Read More →