Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station
The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station is the engineering research agency of the State of Texas, and a member of The Texas A&M University System, providing quality research and practical engineering answers to critical state and national needs. The agency partners with academic institutions, industries, and communities to solve problems and help improve quality of life, promote economic development, and enhance the educational systems of Texas. With headquarters in College Station, the agency’s contributions are made in every region of Texas through its divisions and affiliations with 16 Texas universities, sixcommunity college, and 35 multidisciplinary research centers. TEES serves as a catalyst for collaborations that position Texas to be especially competitive for federal dollars and plays a major role in strengthening research leadership across the state. Since the agency's inception in 1914, our purpose has been to conduct research to produce answers to urban difficulties and thus enhance the quality of life in Texas and the Nation. The A&M System brings in over $730 million every year to help drive the state’s economy. TEES brings in $120 million alone.
As part of the A&M System, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) provides our clients with access to the full expertise of the 900 research scientists, engineers, and professional staff of the university. Additionally, a further benefit to our clients is with low cost research support from Texas A&M graduate and post doctoral students. TEES’ mission is to identify and conduct research in areas critical to the state's economic development and quality of life; to promote new technology and entrepreneurship; to leverage and network human, physical, and financial resources; and to enhance and strengthen education in Texas. TEES addresses the specific technological problems our society now faces and will face in the future.