Archives for April 19, 2012

Posted: April 19, 2012

Brennan Bailey, a Ph.D. candidate in materials science and engineering, has received an award to attend the International Conference of Young Researchers (ICYRAM) in Singapore July 1-6. She will present her work, “Manipulating Properties of PEG-DA Hydrogels for Enhanced Tissue Engineering Outcome…

Posted: April 19, 2012

KAMU TV and Brazos Valley Magazine, a weekly community affairs show, will air an interview with biomedical engineering department head Dr. Gerard Coté April 26, 28 and 29, and May 5 and 6. Coté will discuss his work in optical sensors for in vitro and in vivo medical diagnosis and monitoring. Coté…

Posted: April 19, 2012

Dr. John Junkins speaks with radio's Science Fantastic host Dr. Michio Kaku on the increasing challenges posed by orbit debris, also known as space junk. The interview will air on 130 stations several times this weekend, beginning tomorrow (April 21) from 4 to 7 p.m CDT. The interview can be downl…

Posted: April 19, 2012

Dr. Karan Watson, Regents Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named a recipient of the Texas Tech University 2012 Distinguished Engineer Award. Watson currently is provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Texas…

Posted: April 19, 2012

Joshua Harris, an undergraduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded a 2012 NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Undergraduate Award under the NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program. From a competitive field of more than 200 applicants, approximatel…

Posted: April 19, 2012

Four research members of the Sketch Recognition Lab won the poster and oral competitions in Texas A&M's 15th annual Student Research Week (SRW) celebration held on-campus in Rudder Tower the week of March 19. Lab members honored were David Turner, a sophomore in computer engineering, who won fi…

Posted: April 19, 2012

Elham Khabiri, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, won first place in the graduate section for the subject area of Math, Statistics, Computer Science at the Student Research Week oral competitions. Texas A&M University's campus-wide 15th annual SRW celebration…

Posted: April 19, 2012

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the Parasol Lab at Texas A&M University are holding the “Workshop on Quality Software: A Festschrift for Bjarne Stroustrup,” to honor and celebrate the career of Bjarne Stroustrup. The workshop is slated for April 27 and 28. Stroustrup, who…

Posted: April 19, 2012

A unique program in the Dwight Look College of Engineering is connecting former students in industry with high-achieving high school students interested in studying engineering at Texas A&M University. The E12 receptions bring together successful Aggie engineering graduates with Texas high scho…