Author Archives: Rob Williams

TAMU Participates In Nation’s First NSF and NIJ Jointly-Supported Forensic Science Center

MIAMI, FLORIDA —Two faculty members from the Department of Entomology are taking the lead in Texas A&M’s participation in a newly formed Center for Advanced Research in Forensic Science (CARFS) funded in part by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and its government and industrial partners. Dr. Jeffery Tomberlin, Texas A&M AgriLife Research Fellow and director of the Texas A&M University Forensic and Investigative Sciences Program in College Station has been named the director for Texas A&M and his colleague, Associate Professor Dr…. Read More →

Youth Learned Basics About Forensics During Program

COLLEGE STATION, Texas—Twenty-two high school students that participated in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ STARS Program got a taste of what it is like to be a forensic scientist as Dr. Craig Coates taught the group during a session in the Heep center in early July. The session was a part of the two-day program called the Summer Training in Agriculture and Related Sciences, or STARS, program. The program brings high school students to the Texas A&M University campus where they learn about all of the… Read More →

Students Receive Forensic Technician Certificates during Latent Print Class

BRYAN, Texas—Eight students received their Forensic Technician certificates during the final portion of the Latent Print Processing course that took place at the RELLIS Campus in Bryan on May 19. Students Maximilian Kirking, Jeremy Arnold, Jack Peabody, Michelle Jonika, Abby Jones, Ava Moyer, Milagros Pacchioni, and Katelyn McLeod received the certificates after successfully completing the Latent Print Processing and the Crime Scene Investigation mini-courses this spring. During the weeklong course, the students learned how to properly process fingerprints from crime scenes by using professional techniques. Some of the… Read More →