Texas Space Grant Consortium
TWU now is an academic affiliate of the Texas Space Grant Consortium. The consortium is a group of 59 state universities, industrial organizations and non-profit organizations, and government agencies that come together to ensure that the benefits of space research and technology are available to all Texans. In a broader context, the National Space Grant Program, consisting of 52 Space Grant Consortia nationwide, cooperate to achieve this goal for all Americans.
As an academic affiliate, TWU students are eligible to apply for Columbia Crew Memorial Undergraduate Scholarships and Graduate Fellowships, participate in the NASA Design Challenge team program, as well as other program and funding opportunities. The consortium also focuses on assisting new researchers in establishing research careers, enhancing research collaboration and mentorship with faculty, and conducting research aligned with NASA’s enterprises.
TEES conducts relevant research through engineering and technology-oriented research and educational collaborations. TWU is a TEES Regional Division Site, partnering with 19 universities and colleges throughout Texas to provide research, workforce development and commercialization and entrepreneurship support.
For more than 100 years, the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) has served the citizens of Texas through research that has made a significant impact on the health, safety and quality of life of Texas citizens and has contributed to the state's economic growth and development.
TEES researchers conduct meaningful research and provide practical answers to critical state and national needs. It partners with industry, communities and academic institutions to solve problems to help improve quality of life, promote economic development and enhance the educational systems of Texas.