Archives for September 16, 2011

Posted: September 16, 2011

Dr. Xingfu Wu, TEES research scientist, and Dr. Valerie Taylor, the Royce E. Wisenbaker Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, won the Best Paper Award among 53 accepted papers in the 14th IEEE International Conference on Computational Science &a…

Posted: September 16, 2011

Dr. Andrew Chan, Dr. Jo Howze and Dr. Kumar Pandey, former faculty members in The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, have been named emeritus professors. The title "Emeritus" or "Emerita" is an honor that may be conferred upon retirement. The designation …

Posted: September 16, 2011

Dr. Jean Francois-Chamberland, an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently gave a presentation to the Chinese Institute of Engineers (CIE), Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter. Chamberland gave a presentation, "Traffic Awareness and In…

Posted: September 16, 2011

Texas A&M University and the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) have received $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) to train the next generation of industrial energy efficiency experts. U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu has announced more than $30 million for 24 universi…

Posted: September 16, 2011

Texas A&M Engineering ranked ninth among engineering schools at public institutions offering a doctorate, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the country's undergraduate universities and programs. The rankings were released Sept. 13. The Department of Biological an…

Posted: September 16, 2011

Dr. Kristen Maitland, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, was recently promoted to senior membership in SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. Maitland was nominated for her achievements in the area of confocal microendoscopy. According to SPIE, seni…

Posted: September 16, 2011

Dr. Zachary Grasley, assistant professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, hasbeen invited to participate in the National Academy of Engineering's Frontiers of Engineering Education symposiumNov. 13-16 at the National Academies' Beckman Center in Irvine, Cali…

Posted: September 16, 2011

Biofuels may present a promising alternative to the nation’s existing fuel crisis, but before they can be widely adopted, a series of technological hurdles must be overcome in order to facilitate large-scale production, says Daniel Shantz, a chemical engineering professor at Texas A&M University…

Posted: September 16, 2011

The Engineering Program of The Texas A&M University System (Texas A&M Engineering) announced Sept. 15 that it has joined the EDGE® Innovation Network, a collaborative, open-environment initiative enabling industry and academia, with government input, to work together to enhance the delivery …