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COSC prof advising global facility management foundation board

Prof advising global facility management foundation board

posted February 9, 2017
The board of the International Facility Management Association Foundation, a group that supports educational opportunities for FM students and professionals, is getting academic advice from Sarel Lavy, Texas A&M associate professor of construction science.
Esteemed former students help create college leadership minor

Esteemed former students create leadership minor

posted November 16, 2016
A group of distinguished leaders from the design and construction industry, all of them Texas A&M former students, recently designed a supplemental curriculum to help aspiring College of Architecture students become tomorrow’s industry leaders.
Student-designed, built ‘tiny’ homes to house homeless

Student-designed, built ‘tiny’ homes to house homeless

posted November 11, 2016
Two “tiny” homes designed and built by students at the Texas A&M College of Architecture will soon house a disabled, homeless person and a homeless veteran. The houses were displayed to curious Rudder Plaza passersby Nov. 14-15.
Academy gets South Texas youth to consider study, careers in construction management

Academy introduces Valley youth to building careers

posted October 11, 2016
More than 200 students from predominantly Hispanic Rio Grande Valley Texas high schools spent a week learning about possible career paths while attending the summer 2016 Texas A&M Construction Management Academy.
CoSci students studying abroad build skyscraper replica in 4 days

CoSci students in UK build skyscraper replica in 4 days

posted October 4, 2016
Turning construction theory into practice, Texas A&M construction science students studying abroad in the United Kingdom in summer 2016 built a scaled-down version of The Gherkin, an iconic London skyscraper, in less than 5 days.
College honored outstanding alumni at October 14 ceremony

College honored outstanding alumni at Oct. 14 ceremony

posted July 26, 2016
Seven former students from the Texas A&M College of Architecture who have risen to the top of their respective fields while making significant public service contributions were honored as outstanding alumni during a Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 banquet at Traditions Club in Bryan.
Students design, build structure to house farmers’ market in Bryan

Shelter for farmers’ market designed, built by students

posted July 22, 2016
For farmers who gather under tents in downtown Bryan every Saturday morning to sell their locally grown fruits and vegetables at the Brazos Valley Farmers Market, a group of students have designed and built a more stylish and permanent vending space.
Retiring CoSci prof roasted by  former classmates, students

Retiring CoSci prof roasted by former classmates, students

posted June 29, 2016
Tales were spun and tributes made during a roast honoring legendary Texas A&M construction science professor Bob Segner, who retired at the end of the 2016 semester after a stellar 46-year teaching career.
CoSci prof’s proposed app would gauge effectiveness of 3-D models

CoSci prof proposes app to rate 3-D building models

posted June 28, 2016
An app proposed in part by Eric Du, Texas A&M assistant professor of construction science, will help construction companies improve their 3-D, immersive building models by comparing their development and performance with models throughout the industry.
Two CoSci undergraduates elected as Yell Leaders for 2016-17

Two CoSci students elected as Yell Leaders for 2016-17

posted March 25, 2016
The roar of Aggie fans at athletic contests in 2016-17 will be led by Cooper Cox and Ian Moss, two Texas A&M undergraduate construction science students, selected as Yell Leaders in a February 16 student vote.
CoSci upgrades its BIM CAVE in new Francis Hall headquarters

New BIM CAVE facilitates students' 3-D visualizations

posted December 14, 2015
Futuristic, immersive journeys through and around virtual 3-D buildings created by Texas A&M construction science students highlighted final reviews for a fall 2015 building information modeling class led by Julian Kang, associate professor of construction science.
Study finds undersized IT budgets stifle building industry innovation

Survey: Undersized IT budgets stifling building industry

posted December 8, 2015
Undersized technology budgets in the construction industry are responsible for a lack of industry innovation, poor “cloud” security and other problems, according to an annual survey developed in part by two construction science faculty members.
CoSci students make site visits during record-breaking field day

Students tour variety of sites across Texas for CoSci field day

posted December 8, 2015
Busses loaded with of upper-level construction science students fanned out across the state Nov. 13, 2015, setting a departmental field day record while providing students with views of the latest construction, material production and manufacturing practices.
College students created health clinics from shipping containers

Students created health clinics from shipping containers

posted November 12, 2015
Volunteers for BUILD, a service organization led by Texas A&M construction science and environmental design students, transformed shipping containers into mobile medical clinics to serve people in need around the world, including Syrian refugees in Greece.
College researchers investigate ‘smart’ materials in NSF study

College researchers investigate ‘smart’ materials in study

posted October 23, 2015
The characteristics of new “smart” materials that, with further development, could harvest energy, water and air when embedded in a building’s exterior, are the focus of a two-year, $240,000 National Science Foundation study undertaken by TAMU faculty and students.