Archives for May 2012

Posted: May 11, 2012

A patch of the midnight sky on the starboard side suddenly lit up with ephemeral green and blue lights. Although the lights were fleeting, the glow of the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) was unmistakable. For the next 30 minutes the Aurora would splash the sky with brilliant colors appearing ou…

Posted: May 11, 2012

Mechanical engineering sophomore John Mayo’s work has been highlighted in Ceramic Tech Today, the American Ceramic Society (ACerS) blog and will be on the cover of the July issue of the ACerS Bulletin. Mayo was in Dr. Terry Creasy’s MEEN 360 Materials and Manufacturing Selection in Design class whe…

Posted: May 11, 2012

Dr. Dimitris C. Lagoudas has been appointed senior associate dean for research, associate vice chancellor for engineering research and interim deputy director of the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of Texas A&M Engineering announced r…

Posted: May 10, 2012

The Texas A&M Interface Ecology Lab introduced the latest generation of the high fidelity ZeroTouch Sensor for multitouch and free-air interaction at the interactivity exhibition of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2012) in Austin. The Interface Ecology Lab i…

Posted: May 4, 2012

Three groups of students from Texas A&M University's Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering have been recognized by the Fluor Corp. for their designs of a gas processing plant. Ryan Mathews, Cristina Muko, Randy Nelson, Stephen Reddin and Amber Trull are members of the team awarded…

Posted: May 4, 2012

Dr. K.R. Rajagopal, Distinguished Professor, Regents Professor and the Forsyth Chair in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the Honoris Causa (D.Sc.) from Charles University in Prague, as well as the University of Pretoria and the University of Isai. I…

Posted: May 4, 2012

A new collaboration for the Dwight Look College of Engineering brought 300 high-achieving students from all over Texas to Texas A&M University for a daylong competition. The Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering is a non-profit organization that provides high-achieving K-12 students with…

Posted: May 3, 2012

The National Science Foundation has awarded three-year graduate fellowships to several Texas A&M University engineering students. Students annually receive up to $10,500 for tuition and fees to the school of their choice, plus a $30,000 stipend for living expenses. The NSF Graduate Fellowships …

Posted: May 2, 2012

Two students from the Department of Aerospace Engineering won first place in their divisions in the 2012 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Region IV Student Paper Conference in April at NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston. James Henrickson won first place in the graduate di…

Posted: May 2, 2012

Tony Akl, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, was awarded the 17th Annual George W. Kunze Prize during a ceremony sponsored by the Office of Graduate Studies April 24.(Pictured: Tony Akl, center, accepts Kunze award from Dr. Karen Butler-Purry, associate provost for gradua…

Posted: May 2, 2012

Sigma Gamma Tau, the national aerospace engineering honor society, has awarded Texas A&M senior Steven Anderson with the 2012 Southwest Region Award. This prestigious award honors Anderson as being one of the top seven outstanding Aerospace Engineering seniors in the United States, based upon h…

Posted: May 2, 2012

Arash Shadravan, a master's degree student in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering, won second place in the 2012 American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE) student poster presentations. The contest was held during the AADE Fluids Technical Conference and Exhibition April 10-1…

Posted: May 2, 2012

Three Aggie petroleum engineering students placed in the Society of Petroleum Engineering Gulf Coast Region Student Paper Contest April 21 at Lou­isiana State University. Manuel Cossio placed first in the Master of Science division and will represent Texas A&M at the International Student Paper…

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