Archives for September 02, 2011

Posted: September 2, 2011

Faculty members in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering have been appointed to endowed positions. Department Head John. M. Niedzwecki has been appointed holder of the Wofford Cain Senior Chair in Offshore Technology. He came to Texas A&M more than 30 years ago as an assistant professor. I…

Posted: September 2, 2011

Students from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University participated in an exchange program with students from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur this summer. This is the second year Texas A&M and IIT Kanpur have facilitated the exchange program. Three …

Posted: September 2, 2011

Dr. Xing Cheng, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Cheng received his DARPA award for his proposal, “Surface-Phonon-Polariton-Enh…

Posted: September 2, 2011

Texas A&M University researchers in the College of Geosciences and the Dwight Look College of Engineering are the lead investigators in a $14.4 million project that will investigate the transport and eventual fate of petroleum fluids that have erupted at depth, such as those that resulted from t…

Posted: September 2, 2011

More than 140 undergraduate engineering students from institutions across the nation participated in one of eight summer research programs in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University from May 31 to Aug. 5. Participants spent 10 weeks collaborating with faculty and gradua…

Posted: September 2, 2011

Dr. N.K. Anand, acting vice chancellor and interim dean for engineering, has appointed Dr. Robin Autenrieth interim associate dean for academic affairs. Autenrieth has served as associate dean for graduate programs since 2008. Under her guidance, Anand said, graduate student selectivity and recruit…

Posted: September 2, 2011

Dr. N.K. Anand has been appointed interim dean of the Dwight Look College of Engineering, acting vice chancellor for engineering of The Texas A&M University System, and acting director of the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES). He will serve in these roles until the new dean, vice chan…