Archives for May 25, 2012

Posted: May 25, 2012

Dr. Sila Çetinkaya, professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE). This prestigious award is bestowed on outstanding leaders in the profession who have made significant, nationally recognized contributions t…

Posted: May 25, 2012

A new motor has been installed in the Oran W. Nicks Low Speed Wind Tunnel, replacing a 900RPM, 1,000-horsepower synchronous motor from Allis-Chalmers that was surplused by the U.S. Navy back in World War II. The old motor was in service at the Low Speed Wind Tunnel for 70 years. The new motor is a …

Posted: May 25, 2012

A new initiative aims to build a grand tree of life that brings together everything scientists know about how all living things are related, from the tiniest bacteria to the tallest tree. Dr. Tiffani Williams (pictured), associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at T…

Posted: May 25, 2012

Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Michael J. King holder of the LeSeur Chair in Reservoir Management. King joined the Texas A&M University faculty in 2009 as a professor in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering. His career started …

Posted: May 25, 2012

Mechanical Engineering graduate student Sukbae Joo won the gold metal at the annual meeting of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers in St. Louis, Mo. The conference is an international meeting of the society, and students from around the world participated in the research poster co…