Archives for 2011

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…

Posted: July 29, 2011

Dr. Warren M. Heffington, an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was honored July 24 with a Distinguished Service Award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy division.Heffington has directed Texas A&M’s Industrial Assessment Cent…

Posted: July 29, 2011

Rajeshwari Paluri, graduate student with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, published an article, “Surface Characterization of Novel Alumina-based Composites for Energy Efficient Sliding Systems,” in the June 2011 issue of JOM (vol. 63, no. 6, pp. 77–83), the journal of The Minerals, Metals &…

Posted: July 25, 2011

A $500,000 gift to Texas A&M University from Amy B. and Timothy A. Leach of Midland, Texas, will provide a lasting impact on engineering education across the state and nation. The couple’s contribution through the Texas A&M Foundation endows the Tim and Amy Leach Professorship in Engineerin…

Posted: July 22, 2011

Faculty in the Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Technology (MMET) group have developed unique capabilities to manufacture microcomponents for medical and other robust applications. (At left, a microtool and an ant leg for comparison in the background) Super alloys for machinery, biocompatib…

Posted: July 22, 2011

Dr. Haiyan Wang, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected as one of the two inaugural silver medal awardees for ASM International, for her innovative research at the frontier of nanostructured materials and applicatio…

Posted: July 22, 2011

A new airship activity has been launched this summer in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University. Dr. Rajkumar Pant is collaborating with Dr. Sharath Girimaji, professor in the aerospace engineering department, and Dr. Christian Bruccoleri of the Space Engineering Researc…

Posted: July 22, 2011

So maybe you’ve heard that women don’t succeed in engineering. Don’t believe it.Renee McVay didn’t. She just graduated from Texas A&M with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. The College Station native starts her graduate studies in September at Caltech – after turning down MIT, Stanfor…

Posted: July 22, 2011

Aggies Wanda and Clifton Parker say they want to give back to Texas A&M University, the school that gave them so much. A $25,000 gift from the Plano, Texas, couple to the Texas A&M Foundation has established the Wanda ’78 and Clifton ’74 Parker Endowed Scholarship. Recipients will be electr…

Posted: July 22, 2011

Two teams of students from the Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology (MMET) Program won top prizes at the international Second Annual Design and Manufacturing competition, organized by American Society for Engineering Education and Society of Manufacturing Engineers in Vancouver in Jun…

Posted: July 19, 2011

The Pipe Valve & Fitting Roundtable will endow a scholarship for industrial distribution students at Texas A&M University. The $25,000 gift will be made to the Texas A&M Foundation over a period of five years. “The PVF Roundtable has long been concerned with the development of tomorrow…

Posted: July 19, 2011

Ask any educator and you’re likely to hear that it’s the respect and regard of students, especially in the years aftertheir graduation, that mean the most. Former students of Dr. Carroll J. Messer have translated their high regard into a graduate fellowship in his honor at Texas A&M University.…

Posted: July 19, 2011

Harold Reeves is one of the unsung heroes of these United States, a very real representative of The Greatest Generation immortalized by author Tom Brokaw. A veteran of the U.S. Army and Air Force, Reeves joined with countless Americans of the 1940s and 1950s who sacrificed at home and abroad to help…

Posted: July 15, 2011

Graduate student Parijat Mukherjee (center) and Dr. Peng Li (right), an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently won a Best Paper Award at the 48th IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference (DAC). Mukherjee, Li, G. Peter Fang (Te…

Posted: July 15, 2011

A team of Aggies placed 7th overall at the 11th International Human Powered Submarine Races in the towing tank at the David Taylor Model Basin in Bethesda, Md., June 26 through July 1. The Aggies -- from the Ocean Engineering Program in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering -- competed in th…

Posted: July 15, 2011

Texas A&M University is buzzing with potential students visiting the campus this summer from near and far. But few have traveled as far as Fayez T. Kharbat (center) and two of his sons, Yazan (right) and Abdurrahman (left). They’ve flown halfway around the world from Saudi Arabia to College Sta…

Posted: July 15, 2011

Dr. Timothy J. Jacobs, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is one of nine engineering professors presented with the SAE International Ralph R. Teetor Education Award during the SAE 2011 World Congress inDetroit. This award, established in 196…

Posted: July 15, 2011

Dr. G. Kemble Bennett, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Duncan M. "Hank" Walker holder of the Ford Motor Company Design Professorship II. Walker is head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Walker joined the Texas A&M Engineering faculty in 1993 as a…

Posted: July 8, 2011

The student chapter of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) has announced the Faculty and Staff of the Year Awards. Recognized during the organization's annual "Picnic with the Profs," the BMES officers recognized Dr. Javier Jo (pictured on the left) as the recipient of the faculty award and …

Posted: July 8, 2011

Tony Akl (pictured on the right) and Ryan Shelton, both Ph.D. students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, have been selected to receive a scholarship from the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE). The society awards scholarships to recipients based on their potential cont…

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