Steve Kuhlmann

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Semiconductors January 5, 2023

2D semiconductor research used to improve quantum computing, solar panels

Texas A&M University researchers are improving 2D semiconductors by better understanding dark excitons, which can help improve technologies such as quantum computers and solar panels.

By Steve Kuhlmann
The team has established a new in-house, spray-deposition manufacturing technique that uses supercritical carbon dioxide to assist the atomization and create very fine and uniform micron-size droplets containing nanoparticles.
Additive Manufacturing March 17, 2022

Technique developed for manufacturing 3D nanostructured surfaces

This project will develop a manufacturing process that enables multifunctional nanostructured surfaces to be more cost efficient.

By Steve Kuhlmann
Robotics November 19, 2021

Adaptive swarm robotics can improve smart agriculture

Using swarm robotics, can lead to reduced waste through better logistics, optimal use of water and fertilizer, and a reduction of pesticides

By Steve Kuhlmann
Courtesy: Texas A&M Engineering
Gears and Bearings October 1, 2021

Improving bearing performance for turbomachinery in plants

Texas A&M University researchers are working to improve the rotation in turbomachinery rotors with advances in process fluid-lubricated bearings.

By Steve Kuhlmann
Lubrication July 29, 2021

Upcycling plastic waste into high-performing mechanical lubricants

A multi-institutional research team is working on upcycling plastic waste into liquid lubricants, including oil, hydraulic fluids, heat transfer fluids and greases.

By Steve Kuhlmann
Discrete Manufacturing April 3, 2020

3D-printed diffuser designed to help hospitals treat COVID-19 patients

Texas A&M University has delivered 200 3D-printed diffusers for metered dose inhalers (MDI) to a Houston hospital to help with the demand for medical supplies brought on by the increasing number of confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases.

By Steve Kuhlmann