Archives for April 2011

Posted: April 12, 2011

Carl Laird, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named recipient of the prestigious Wilkinson Prize for Numerical Software. Laird will receive the international award along with colleague Andreas Waechter of the IBM Thoma…

Posted: April 12, 2011

Dr. Heng Zhang, a former Ph.D. student of Professor Edgar Sánchez-Sinencio in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received the Prestigious 2010 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad.This award was established to encourage research excellence and to…

Posted: April 11, 2011

Four graduate students in the Dwight Look College of Engineering have been recognized by the Texas A&M University Association of Former Students for Receiving the 2011 Association of Former Students Distinguished Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Doctoral Research were Nicholas Denissen,…

Posted: April 8, 2011

This past week in Madrid, Spain, the next iteration of the C++ programming language, C++11, passed review by the technical standards committee. Barring unforeseen delays the official standard will be approved in the fall. Texas A&M Distinguished Professor and College of Engineering Endowed Cha…

Posted: April 8, 2011

Mohammad Asad Rehman Chaudhry, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the Texas A&M University Class Star Award in Academics for 2011. The award was presented by Lt. Gen Joe Weber, U.S. Marine Corps (retired) and Texas…

Posted: April 8, 2011

Benjamin Wilhite, associate professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected to the board of directors for the International Symposia on Chemical Reaction Engineering (ISCRE), the premier organization in the field of chemical reaction e…

Posted: April 8, 2011

Beth Placette, a graduate student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, will participate in the Los Alamos National Laboratory Computational Physics Student Summer Workshop.Placette will be working under direct supervision of Dr. Malcolm Andrews, a world-renowned e…

Posted: April 8, 2011

The Interface Ecology Lab in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering has designed the Team Coordination Game (TeC) to improve the safety of emergency responders and those they serve by studying firefighters at the Brayton Firefighter Training Field. Post-Doctoral Researcher Zachary O. To…

Posted: April 7, 2011

Texas A&M University will take part in National Robotics Awareness Week that will take place from Saturday (April 9) through April 16. The purpose of National Robotics Awareness Week is to celebrate the United States as a leader in robotics technology development, educate the public about how r…

Posted: April 7, 2011

Dr. Xing Cheng, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF).The NSF established the CAREER program to support …

Posted: April 4, 2011

Survivor Buddy, a rescue robot that was invented by Texas A&M University computer science and engineering professor Dr. Robin R. Murphy and her colleagues at Stanford University, will be part of National Robotics Week at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Survivor Buddy, a…

Posted: April 1, 2011

Dr. Diego Donzis, assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). NSF established the CAREER program to support junior faculty within …

Posted: April 1, 2011

Grady Meloy, a senior in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering and president of Texas A&M's chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB), was awarded the 2011 Engineers Without Borders-USA Student Founders Award at the recent International Conference for EWB-USA held in Louisville, …

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