Archives for December 02, 2011

Posted: December 2, 2011

A Texas A&M University research initiative that converts human wastes into biofuels has received a Phase 1 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The grant totals $100,000 with the opportunity for additional funding of up to $1 million. The 18-month grant will help fund the biomass…

Posted: December 2, 2011

Junior Akeem Whitehead (left) and Dr. Ben Zoghi from the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution won the Golden-i®dea competition Nov. 16 at the New York Institute of Technology. The contest was sponsored by Motorola Solutions Inc. The Golden-i Developer Competition and Par…

Posted: December 2, 2011

Dr. Ed Dougherty, the Robert M. Kennedy '26 Chair in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected to the rank of Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). Dougherty is cited "for contributions to the development of …

Posted: December 2, 2011

Sam Ade Jacobs, a computer science Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, took second place at the ACM Student Research Competition held at the SC11, the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysi…

Posted: December 2, 2011

Dr. Lawrence Rauchwerger, professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University and cofounder and codirector of the Parasol Laboratory, has been named an IEEE Fellow, effective Jan. 1. He is being recognized for contributions to thread-level speculation, parall…