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November 2023

Texas A&M researchers create new fire retardant coating

The science of stopping fires could be taking a step forward with help from researchers at Texas A&M University. Dr. Jamie Grunlan is a mechanical engineering professor who leads the lab that developed a new fire-retardant coating. He talked to Good Day about the ultimate goal — fire proof wood.

September 2021

Texas A&M professor developing uniform of the future for U.S. military

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — A Texas A&M doctor is working to develop new non-toxic protective nanocoatings to the clothes worn by our military servicemen and women while serving around the world. Dr. Jaime Grunlan is applying water-based nanocoatings to military clothing with the hopes of adding protecting properties to military clothes. The nanocoating, which includes […]

May 2021

PNC Graduate Students Awarded Two National Fellowships in 2021

Thomas Kolibaba (’21) was awarded the NIST National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship, funding his postdoctoral research at NIST in Boulder, Colorado following graduation.  Natalie Vest (’24) was awarded the Department of Defense (DoD) Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship, an award that offers full research and education funding, as well as internship opportunities […]