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Texas A&M Engineering: SoundBytes is the podcast where faculty, students and staff across the College of Engineering can share their passion, experience and expertise. Giving a voice to the happenings throughout the Texas A&M engineering program, weekly episodes showcase impactful research, exciting engineering news and outstanding student stories and opportunities. So, go ahead - hit that play button!

Texas A&M Engineering: SoundBytes is the podcast where faculty, students and staff across the College of Engineering can share their passion, experience and expertise. Giving a voice to the happenings throughout the Texas A&M engineering program, weekly episodes showcase impactful research, exciting engineering news and outstanding student stories and opportunities. So, go ahead - hit that play button!
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Texas A&M Engineering: SoundBytes is the podcast where faculty, students and staff across the College of Engineering can share their passion, experience and expertise. Giving a voice to the happenings throughout the Texas A&M engineering program, weekly episodes showcase impactful research, exciting engineering news and outstanding student stories and opportunities. So, go ahead - hit that play button!

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Episodes

The Wire: Looking Back and Looking Forward

12/10/2019
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This week on The Wire, join Hannah, Steve, Ritika and the rest of the SoundBytes team in looking back at the first four months of the podcast!

Duration:00:08:43

The Study Break: Leadership and Women in Engineering (featuring Amanda Beeck)

12/3/2019
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On this episode of The Study Break, Ritika Battacharjee and Amanda Beeck talk about how to find opportunities to get involved and become leaders through various student organizations. They also discuss the many things they have learned during their journey of involvement, while maintaining their grades as engineering students.

Duration:00:22:03

The Wire: Predicting Tsunamis in the Gulf of Mexico

11/26/2019
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On this episode of The Wire, we talk about how Texas A&M Engineering researchers are predicting the potential impact of tsunamis caused by underwater landslides in the Gulf of Mexico. Plus, what are you thankful for?

Duration:00:07:05

Engineer This!: Transforming Supersonic Flight (Featuring Dr. Darren Hartl)

11/19/2019
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NASA put out a call for a university-led initiative to return to commercial supersonic flight, a challenge Texas A&M University answered. Dr. Darren Hartl, assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, shares how the research team is developing adaptive materials to reduce the noise of planes traveling faster than the speed of sound.

Duration:00:28:23

Bonus Bytes: Grad Life, Study Abroad and Research, Oh My! (Featuring Bryton Praslicka)

11/14/2019
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On this bonus episode of Texas A&M Engineering: SoundBytes, we dive into what life is like as a graduate student. Joined by Bryton Praslicka, we chat about the impact of study abroad, graduate research and why Bryton decided to become an Aggie engineer.

Duration:00:24:54

The Wire: Drones in Action

11/12/2019
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On this episode of The Wire, we talk about how the U.S. Navy and first responders are using small drones for new purposes in the field and how that connects to research in the College of Engineering.

Duration:00:05:39

The Study Break: College life for a minority (Featuring Inaam Hajj-Ali)

11/5/2019
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On this episode of The Study Break, Ritika Battacharjee and Inaam Hajj-Ali talk about what its like to come to college feeling out of place and how they overcame their fears to get involved in organizations to bridge the gap of college and the cultures from which they were raised.

Duration:00:31:19

The Wire: The Future of Spacesuits

10/29/2019
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On this episode of The Wire, we talk about the historic all-women spacewalk and how researchers in the aerospace engineering department at Texas A&M are working on a NASA funded project to design a spacesuit for planetary exploration of the Moon and Mars. Plus: Ingenium student bloggers share why they wanted to get involved.

Duration:00:06:35

Engineer This!: Can VR Reduce Fear of Public Speaking (featuring Dr. Theodora Chaspari)

10/22/2019
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Speaking in front of others, whether it’s in a classroom or in the workplace, can be intimidating. It’s hard to practice public speaking in a setting that will adequately prepare someone for the real experience. Dr. Theodora Chaspari, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering is testing whether virtual reality technology can help.

Duration:00:32:08

The Wire: Study Tips and Pumpkin Carving

10/15/2019
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On this episode of The Wire, hear the best study tips from a few of our students in this week's Voices of ZACH. Also: Fall weather, pumpkin carving and a few reminders.

Duration:00:07:38

The Study Break: Feeling comfortable and confident in yourself (Featuring Shayla Rivera)

10/8/2019
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The Study Break is made by students, for students. On this episode, sophomore Ritika Bhattacharjee sat down with Professor Shayla Rivera to talk about ENGR [x] and the importance of feeling comfortable and confident in yourself, while pushing to break the mold as an engineer.

Duration:00:33:18

The Wire: Happy Birthday Ingenium

10/1/2019
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Get ready to party! On this episode of The Wire, learn more about the student blog, Ingenium, and its upcoming birthday celebration in the Zachry Engineering Education Complex. Then, hear what motivated a few of our students to become engineers in this week's Voices of ZACH.

Duration:00:06:58

Engineer This!: The Backs and the Brains (Featuring Dr. Ranjana Mehta)

9/24/2019
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From emergency response to sitting at a desk from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., we all face workplace challenges. Dr. Ranjana Mehta, associate professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, shares her research in the emerging field of neuro ergonomics, where she seeks to combine the study of brain function with human factors and behaviors on the job site to help engineer better tools and technologies.

Duration:00:30:24

The Wire: Healthcare and Career Fairs

9/17/2019
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On this episode of The Wire, learn about upcoming events, need-to-knows and the latest Voices of ZACH from the engineering career fair. Also, learn about some exciting research out of the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

Duration:00:11:21

The Study Break: Hacks at ZACH

9/10/2019
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The Study Break is made by students, for students. On this inaugural episode, two seniors and Ingenium bloggers sit down and chat about their tips and tricks for the Zachry Engineering Education Complex, as well as their experiences in the building. Gain insight into ZACH and learn everything new students need to know about their engineering hub.

Duration:00:15:08

The Wire: Kicking Off the Fall Semester

9/3/2019
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We're kicking off the fall semester. On this episode of The Wire, learn about upcoming events, need-to-knows and hear the premiere of Voices of ZACH - a segment featuring Texas A&M Engineering students in the Zachry Engineering Education Complex.

Duration:00:07:38

Engineer This!: Safe to Fail (Featuring Dr. Ali Mostafavi)

8/27/2019
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Two years ago, Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, leaving devastation and destruction in its wake. Dr. Ali Mostafavi, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, shares how his expertise and work in infrastructure and disaster resilience has unearthed ways to improve how people and cities respond in the wake of disaster – looking through the lens of Harvey’s aftermath.

Duration:00:35:03

The Wire: Howdy and Welcome

8/20/2019
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Howdy and welcome to Texas A&M Engineering: SoundBytes. Sit back, relax and meet the members of the PodSquad in this inaugural episode of The Wire. Reach out to us at EngineeringSoundBytes@tamu.edu

Duration:00:04:02