Archives for June 2012

Posted: June 15, 2012

Folami Alamudun, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, was runner-up for best paper award at thePervasive Health Conference held in San Diego May 21-24. Wearable sensors make it now possible to measure non-invasively a number of physiological correlates of stress. T…

Posted: June 15, 2012

The Fifth International Conference on Design Computing and Cognition (DCC'12) was held June 5-9 in College Station at Texas A&M University. DCC'12 started with a series of half-day workshops June 5-6 on specialist topics in design computing and cognition, followed by a single-track, three-day c…

Posted: June 15, 2012

Diane N. and John H. Sandlin of Austin have endowed an engineering scholarship at Texas A&M University. The Sandlins have established the Shirley S. and Fred C. Sandlin ’40 Engineering Scholarship in honor of John’s parents. John received his B.S. from Texas A&M in Geology, Class of 1966. …

Posted: June 15, 2012

Elaheh Rahbar, a former graduate student in the Department of Biomedical engineering, received a 2012 Distinguished Graduate Student Award from the Texas A&M University Association of Former Students in late April. The Association of Former Students presented the annual awards for exemplary eff…

Posted: June 15, 2012

Pictured, left to right: Richard Lester (CNVE), Liu, Frank Raymond, Dr. Mark Lenox Biomedical engineering graduate student Qun Maxine Liu was awarded second place in the 11th Annual Raymond IDEAS Challenge during a ceremony hosted by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship (CNVE) at the Ma…

Posted: June 15, 2012

Lenora and Robert Locke, of Kerrville, Texas, have gifted a $50,000 engineering scholarship at Texas A&M University. The Lockes used a rollover from an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) for the scholarship gift, funded through the Texas A&M Foundation, to create the Lenora K. and Robert R…

Posted: June 14, 2012

Juan Manuel Lamparero of Mexico recently gifted a $25,000 industrial and systems engineering scholarship at Texas A&M University. This gift will be funded through the Texas A&M Foundation to create the Veronica and Juan Manuel Lamparero Endowed Scholarship.  This endowment will provide one …

Posted: June 12, 2012

On June 2, biomedical engineering graduate students Alex Abraham, Esteban Carbajal, Joel Bixler and Dustin Ritter (pictured left to right) joined hundreds of other cyclists for the 8th annual Texas 4000 Atlas Ride for Cancer. The Texas 4000 For Cancer is the longest annual charity bike ride in th…

Posted: June 12, 2012

Pictured: Texas A&M grad student Hyung-Joon Jeon presents his research to Broadcom co-founder and CTO Henry Samueli at a poster session at the Broadcom Foundation University Research Competition. Texas A&M University graduate student Hyung-Joon Jeon presented research at the inaugural Broad…

Posted: June 8, 2012

Dr. P.R. Kumar, holder of the College of Engineering Chair in Computer Engineering in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named a recipient of the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras 2012 Distinguished Alumnus Award. These awards are presented…

Posted: June 8, 2012

Texas A&M University has the unique opportunity to acquire a donation of the fully operational NASA space shuttle simulator from the Johnson Space Center. The Shuttle Mission Simulator (SMS) has trained 355 astronauts for 135 missions and will be the only large piece of equipment from the NASA …

Posted: June 8, 2012

Dr. Gabriel Dos Reis, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for his research project, "Supporting Generic Programming in C++ for Modular and Reliable Large-Scale Software." Dos Rei…

Posted: June 7, 2012

The Houston section of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) hasawarded  scholarships to three mechanical engineering graduate students. Ph.D. students Carlos Sanchez and Sukbae Joo and master's student Luke Perkins received their awards at a recent section luncheon in Housto…

Posted: June 7, 2012

Jon Moeller, a graduate student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, and the Zero Touch device he has helped develop have been in a nationally aired commercial for Best Buy. "I had no idea that ZeroTouch would become such a big deal," Moeller said. "I…

Posted: June 4, 2012

Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. John Killough holder of the Michael and Heidi Gatens Career Development Professorship in Petroleum Engineering. Killough is a professor in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M Univers…

Posted: June 4, 2012

Fady Chaban, a Ph.D. student in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the 2011-2012 Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Gulf Coast Section Service Award May 23. Regional and section awards recognize SPE members who contribute outstanding ser…

Posted: June 4, 2012

Tam Duong (far left), an undergraduate in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the Best Poster Presentation Award at the NSF NEXT-GEN C3 2012 Science and Engineering Regional Conference in Baton Rouge La. Duong won for her poster, “Characterization of …

Posted: June 1, 2012

Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has announced that Dr. César O. Malavé has been appointed head of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. Malave, who has been serving as the interim department head, will begin his new appointment on June 15. “Dr. Mala…

Posted: June 1, 2012

Dr. M. Katherine Banks recently announced the appointment of Dr. Rodney Bowersox as the interim head of the Department of Aerospace Engineering. Bowersox’s appointment is effective July 1. He joined the aerospace engineering faculty in 2002 and currently serves as the associate department head for …

Posted: June 1, 2012

Danielle Cummings, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has accepted a scholarship from the U.S. Department of Defense Information Assurance Scholarship Program (DoD-IASP) for 2012-2013. She is the only awardee from Texas A&M University. Cummings has two bache…

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