Archives for 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 …

Posted: September 14, 2011

Kelly L. and William D. “Bill” Von Gonten of Houston have endowed their fourth gift at Texas A&M University – this time a scholarship for high-achieving petroleum engineering students. The couple’s $120,000 gift through the Texas A&M Foundation creates the Kelly and Bill Von Gonten ’87 Scho…

Posted: September 12, 2011

Jodie Lutkenhaus, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering's 17th Annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) Symposium. As one of a select number of part…

Posted: September 9, 2011

Renowned scholar Dr. P.R. Kumar has joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University this fall. Kumar is a professor and holds the College of Engineering Chair in Computer Engineering. "We are extremely excited to have an internationally known scholar of Dr.…

Posted: September 9, 2011

Dr. Richard Malak, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the 2011 Robert E. Fulton Best Paper Award at a recent conference of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Malak and his former graduate student Robert Parker won …

Posted: September 9, 2011

Dr. Robert S. Balog Jr., assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the 2011 Rutgers Distinguished Engineer Award for his pioneering work in developing efficient and effective electrical energy conversion methods for use in the …

Posted: September 9, 2011

Dr. Haiyan Wang will join a group of the nation’s brightest young engineers who were selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) 17th annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering (FOE) symposium. The group of engineers ages 30 to 45, who are performing exceptional engineering resea…

Posted: September 9, 2011

Dr. James Caverlee, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been named a Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) 2011-2012 Montague-CTE Scholar. The Montague-CTE Scholar program, named after its founding donor, Kenneth Montague '37, honors early-career excellence…

Posted: September 9, 2011

Dr. Timothy J. Jacobs (pictured on the left) and Dr. Cris Schwartz, assistant professors in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, have been invited to participate in the National Academy of Engineering's Frontiers of Engineering Education symposium Nov. 13-16 at the N…

Posted: September 9, 2011

Dr. William Saric, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been appointed to the George Eppright '26 Chair in Engineering. Saric directs the Flight Research Laboratory as well as the AFOSR/NASA National Center for Hypersonic Research in La…

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 …

Newer
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... 14
Older