Archives for August 2011

Posted: August 26, 2011

Nuclear engineering professors and TEES researchers Marvin Adams and Paul Nelson were awarded three research grants of more than $2.2 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Dr. Paul Nelson, professor emeritus of nuclear engineering and current Associate Director for International Program…

Posted: August 26, 2011

A paper recently published by graduate student Amy Bolon (pictured on the left) and Dr. Molly Gentleman, an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering,has been highlighted in Ceramic Tech Today, the blog of the American Ceramic Society. The paper, "Raman Spectroscopic Observati…

Posted: August 26, 2011

This summer the Department of Aerospace Engineering hosted 23 students for the Undergraduate Student Research Grant (USRG) program and the National Science Foundation’s Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program. In addition to the 15 students from Texas A&M University’s aerospace eng…

Posted: August 26, 2011

A publication by a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University has been listed in the top four downloaded papers in July for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)'s Journal of Solid State Circuits. The paper, "A Low-Power High…

Posted: August 26, 2011

A graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University recently won a Best Student Paper Award at the 2011 Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems in Seoul, Korea. Hemasundar Mohan Geddada -- with advisor Dr. Jose Silva-Martinez and Stewart S. Ta…

Posted: August 26, 2011

The Dwight Look College of Engineering recently hosted 32 incoming freshman engineering students for an intensive five-week program called LEEP (Learning to Excel in Engineering through Preparation). LEEP is an educational initiative designed to prepare first-year incoming engineering students for …

Posted: August 12, 2011

Dr. Gerard L. Coté, head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Charles H. & Bettye Barclay Professor, has been elected to the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Class of 2011 Fellows. Fellow status is awarded to society members who demonstrate exceptional achievements and exper…

Posted: August 12, 2011

Dr. William Hyman, professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been granted emeritus status after 39 years of service to the department and to Texas A&M University. Hyman began his academic career at Texas A&M in 1972, the same year the Biomedical Engineering Program began, an…

Posted: August 12, 2011

Two Texas A&M University students have won awards in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Awards competition.Adam Parkison, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Nuclear Engineering, has been awarded a first place prize in the category of Nuclear Fuels. His award-win…

Posted: August 12, 2011

Transportation engineering and planning students from the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering will compete at the ITE Collegiate Traffic Bowl during the 2011 Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Annual Meeting and Exhibit. The competition will be from 10 a.m.to noon Tuesday (Aug. 16) at t…

Posted: August 5, 2011

Dr. Chanan Singh, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, won the IEEE Power and Engineering Society Technical Committee Prize Paper Award at the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) General Meeting 2011. Singh, along with Brazilian colleagues …

Posted: August 5, 2011

The Dwight Look College of Engineering recently hosted 120 prospective engineering students on the Texas A&M University campus. Rising junior and senior high school students from 12 Texas schools participated in the E12 Explore Engineering (E12EE) camp July 10-13, and girls from across Texas an…

Posted: August 5, 2011

Dr. Charles Glover, professor, has been appointed interim head of the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University. A faculty member for more than three decades, Glover earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia and a Ph.D. Rice University. His rese…

Posted: August 5, 2011

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded two Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America (RPSEA) projects to Texas A&M University. A total of 11 research projects totaling $12.4 million to help find ways to extract more energy from unconventional oil and gas resources while reducin…

Posted: August 2, 2011

Nancy and Daniel H. Zivney are savvy when it comes to college freshmen—after all, they’ve had two of their own. In today’s competitive environment for top students, they know scholarships can play a big role when high school seniors and their parents select a university. That’s one reason the Flori…