Major Achievements

The major achievements of TEXGED Center

Sample Pictures of Ecological Studies in Gulf of Mexico

The major impacts of TEXGED center are:

  1. Provided services to local and surrounding state agencies. The center has established connections with potential users during development of survey and input/output requirements;
  2. Faculty /student involvement in the project enriched the university’s research capability in environmental areas;
  3. Provided unique opportunities for minority students at PVAMU to gain experience relevant to the issues in environmental data analysis, quality, and risk assessment methodology;
  4. Provided course and course materials for training related biodiversity, bio-modeling and ecological modeling;
  5. Provided educational services and collaborated with international agencies such as UNESO, Arab League (ALEXCO), United Nation Millennium Ecosystem, and Fulbright in supporting studies nationally and international;
  6. TEXGED collaborated with National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) and Science Engineering Alliance (SEA) to set the standard for the future Ecological and Scientific Studies;
  7. TEXGED collaborated with International Universities such as Ain Shams University to supervising graduate students;
  8. TEXGED provided several supports for undergraduate, and graduate students, Ph.D. Visitors, Post-Doctoral Researcher and International Faculties to visit the center to make their own research and studies related to environmental issues; and
  9. The center has produced a newly hired faculty member in Prairie View A&M University;
  10. Developed several methodologies in studying bioremediation technologies and developed several technical and published papers in scientific journals; and the  TEXGED center has produced more than 20 publications in refereed journals and refereed conference proceedings nationally and internationally. Further as the result of long-term ecological studies, the director of the center was able to publish a scientific book related to the issues of sustainable development in the twenty 21st century. The title of the book is “Soil Zoology for Sustainable Development in the 21st Century” ISBN 9-7717-1903-3 – Year 2004.
Inclement Weather Alert 9-20-2019

Due to inclement weather, the main campus and the northwest Houston center will delay opening until 10 a.m. The safety of our faculty, staff and students is of the utmost concern, please exercise caution as you make your way to campus. The College of Nursing, Medical center campus will remain closed today.