Archives for May 19, 2011

Posted: May 19, 2011

The legacy of civil engineer Marina Q. Smith will continue to shine through a Texas A&M University graduate fellowship honoring her memory. The Marina Q. Smith '90 Memorial Fellowship in Pipeline Research, endowed through the Texas A&M Foundation, benefits civil, chemical, mechanical or pet…

Posted: May 19, 2011

Dr. Shankar Bhattacharyya has been named a Fellow of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) in acknowledgement of his "outstanding and extraordinary contributions'' in the fields of science and control. Bhattacharyya, the Robert M. Kennedy Professor of Electrical and Computer Engi…

Posted: May 19, 2011

Texas A&M University's student chapter of INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) was named Organization of the Year for 2010 by Texas A&M University. The chapter triumphed over more than 700 organizations to receive this honor.The chapter is being recognized…

Posted: May 19, 2011

At Texas A&M University Paul and Judy Andrews wear the mantle reserved for champions of industrial distribution. The TTI Inc. CEO and his wife have generously supported faculty and students in the program for almost two decades. Now the Fort Worth couple has announced a $300,000 contribution to…

Posted: May 19, 2011

Professors Beena Ahmed, Texas A&M University at Qatar Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Ricardo Gutierrez-Osuna (pictured), Texas A&M University Department of Computer Science and Engineering; and Kirrie Ballard from the University of Sydney have received a three-year award …

Posted: May 19, 2011

The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University has the unique opportunity to receive a donation of the fully operational NASA space shuttle flight simulator at the conclusion of the last shuttle mission later this year.The shuttle simulator has trained 355 astronauts for 135 miss…

Posted: May 19, 2011

Building a Future, a video by Andrew (Drew) Paton, senior industrial distribution major, has been nominated for the national GoAbroad Innovation Award for Student Videos. Paton's film captures the moving experience he and fellow Aggie Men's Club members had during a Spring 2011 volunteer program wi…

Posted: May 19, 2011

Dr. Raymond Juzaitis, head of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected to the Nuclear Energy Institute's (NEI) board of directors. He was one of seven new members and three re-elected members of the board. The election was held inconjunction with NEI's ann…