Archives for 2011

Posted: May 16, 2011

A process safety expert will endow a scholarship for chemical engineering students at Texas A&M University. The Dr. Ray A. Mentzer Scholarship, to be established with a $30,000 contribution through the Texas A&M Foundation, will be awarded to students with a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade poi…

Posted: May 16, 2011

The Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), a research agency within The Texas A&M University System, announced today that it has joined the EDGE® Innovation Network, a collaborative, open-environment initiative enabling industry and academia, with government input, to work together to enha…

Posted: May 12, 2011

Dr. Stephen A. Holditch, Noble Chair and head of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been appointed to a group of environmental, industry and state regulatory experts to recommend best practices for safe, responsible development of the nation's onsho…

Posted: May 12, 2011

Dr. Walter Buchanan, department head and J.R. Thompson Endowed Chair Professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, has been named president-elect of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).Buchanan will serve as president…

Posted: May 12, 2011

Texas A&M University's Interface Ecology Lab is exhibiting ZeroTouch, a unique optical multi-finger sensing technology, in the ACM CHI 2011 Conference. ZeroTouch allows for zero-force, zero-thickness, completely transparent multi-touch sensing. Unique characteristics enable trivial display integ…

Posted: May 12, 2011

The Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University has honored Tom Cogan as the second recipient of the department's Distinguished Alumnus Award. Cogan was selected for his significant and lasting contributions to the aerospace engineering profession, the commercial aviation industr…

Posted: May 12, 2011

Assistant Professor Scott Schaefer and Ph.D. student Josiah Manson won the Best Paper Award at Eurographics 2011. Eurographics is the top computer graphics conference in Europe, and is highly selective and competitive, with only 17 percent of papers being accepted. Furthermore, Eurographics is the …

Posted: May 11, 2011

Lee Ann and J. Stephen Rottler of Albuquerque, N.M., will endow a scholarship for nuclear engineering undergraduates at Texas A&M University. The couple's gift of $50,000, to be received by the Texas A&M Foundation, honors their parents with the naming of the Jerry and Deanna Rottler and Er…

Posted: May 9, 2011

Will Sames, senior nuclear engineering student, has been elected the student director of the American Nuclear Society's Board of Directors. As student director, Sames will represent students members from across the nation, acting as their voice on the committee."I am excited to represent the studen…

Posted: May 7, 2011

Dr. Abu Al-Rub, assistant professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to receive the 2011 Ferdinand P. Beer and E. Russell Johnston Jr. Outstanding New Mechanics Educator Award from the American Society for Engineering Education's Mechanics …

Posted: May 6, 2011

Texas A&M Engineering recognized more than 40 faculty members with awards for teaching, research and service at an awards banquet May 4. Before the awards were announced, four administrators in the Dwight Look College of Engineering who are stepping down were honored for their service: Dr. J…

Posted: May 6, 2011

Dr.  Jinxiang Chai, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has received a 2011 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award for his research in motion capture and computer animation. The NSF awards the prestigious CAREER grants to outstanding junior faculty …

Posted: May 6, 2011

Dr. Brian E. Applegate, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).NSF established the CAREER program to support junior faculty wi…

Posted: May 6, 2011

A team of more than 30 Aggies won the 2011 International Formula Hybrid Competition May 1-4 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Louden, N.H. The Aggies were also recognized by GM with one of three Best Engineered Hybrid Systems Awards. The team won the Autocross event and was the first team to c…

Posted: May 5, 2011

Luciana Barroso loves her job. She loves research and learning new things, but she says, "What really makes me light up is working with students to help them find their passion." Barroso has definitely found hers. Although one of her undergraduate degrees is in architecture, she discovered after …

Posted: April 29, 2011

Michael and Elizabeth Walzel of Houston will endow a scholarship for chemical engineering freshmen at Texas A&M University. "Attracting and retaining outstanding freshmen is a top priority for our department, together with helping to alleviate the high cost of a university education for our stu…

Posted: April 28, 2011

Dr. Dimitris C. Lagoudas, the John and Bea Slattery Chair and head of the Department of Aerospace Engineering, has received the Texas A&M University Presidential Award of Excellence for Faculty Service to International Students. The award recognizes a faculty member who has made extraordinary e…

Posted: April 28, 2011

Dr. Dallas N. Little, Regents Professor and the E.B. Snead Chair of Transportation and Civil Engineering in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected a Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).Little is a professor in the …

Posted: April 28, 2011

Dr. Duncan M. "Hank" Walker has been appointed head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University.Walker's appointment is effective June 1.Walker joined the Texas A&M Engineering faculty in 1993 as an associate professor. He was previously an engineer for Hugh…

Posted: April 28, 2011

Texas A&M University Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Karan Watson has been named president-elect of ABET, the world leader in higher education accreditation for applied science, computing, engineering, and technology programs. She was elected by the ABET board of direc…

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