Archives for July 13, 2012

Posted: July 13, 2012

Dr. Walter Buchanan, head of the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, assumed the presidency of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) June 13 at the conclusion of the society's annual conference."ASEE has a long past to be prou…

Posted: July 13, 2012

NASA’s Space Technology Program has selected 14 proposals on commercial reusable suborbital launch vehicles for development and demonstration. Each idea was innovative in its own way, and one of these 14 proposals, "Demonstration of Variable Radiator,” was that of Dr. Richard “Cable” Kurwitz, lectur…

Posted: July 13, 2012

Researchers in the Sketch Recognition Lab in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University will be honored at the 24th Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence (IAAI) in Toronto July 22-26. The researchers received the IAAI Innovation Award f…

Posted: July 13, 2012

Dr. Laszlo Kish, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was elected to receive the honorary doctorate title from the University of Szeged in Hungary. Kish will have the title of "Doctor Honoris Causa” conferred upon him during a November cere…

Posted: July 13, 2012

Dr. Rodney Bowersox, professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, and Dr. Simon North from the Department of Chemistry have been awarded a grant from the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP). The award is a 12-month grant for $682,070 for their research, “Two-Plane V…

Posted: July 13, 2012

Dr. Randy Hoff of Dallas will endow a $25,000 industrial engineering scholarship at Texas A&M University. This generous gift will create theTrecie A. '96 and Dr. Randy D. Hoff '97 Endowed Scholarship in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, funded through the Texas A&M Found…

Posted: July 13, 2012

Nelda Cooper of Southlake, Texas, has gifted a $100,000 engineering scholarship at Texas A&M University. Cooper has used an IRA transfer for this scholarship gift, funded through the Texas A&M Foundation, to create the Joe L. and Nelda L. Cooper Scholarship in Engineering II in the Dwight L…