Archives for January 28, 2011

Posted: January 28, 2011

The Gamma Mu Chapter of Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) at Texas A&M University was named winner of the Outstanding Chapter Award. The chapter will receive the award at an upcoming HKN awards banquet. The Outstanding Chapter Award recognizes excellence in college chapters for their activities. The award is…

Posted: January 28, 2011

Dr. Byung-Jun Yoon, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the Best Paper Award from Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference 2011 (APBC 2011). Yoon and his graduate student, Mohammad Sahraeian, won the Best Paper Award fo…

Posted: January 28, 2011

Mahmoud El-Halwagi, professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been appointed to serve on the inaugural advisory board of the Center for Energy Initiatives, launched by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Approved by the A…

Posted: January 28, 2011

The Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering will host its Annual Student Paper Contest Saturday (Jan. 29) on campus. This year, 410 juniors, seniors and graduate students in petroleum engineering will give technical presentations before panels of industry judges. This in-house event origi…

Posted: January 28, 2011

Texas A&M University's Dwight Look College of Engineering and the College of Science is hosting more than 100 teachers today (Jan. 28) for the 2011 Teacher Summit, focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The STEM program was created to address the growing concern th…

Posted: January 28, 2011

Dr. Arun Majumdar, director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E), and Dr. John Kessler, associate professor and chemical oceanographer at Texas A&M University, will be the keynote speakers at "Energy Forum 2011: Energy Security and Sustainability - Global Challenges." The …