Archives for August 03, 2012

Posted: August 3, 2012

Principal Investigator Andruid Kerne, Entrepreneurial Lead Jon Moeller, and Business Mentor Jamie Rhodes have been awarded an Innovation Corps grant by the National Science Foundation to sustain development of “ZeroTouch: High-Performance Sensing for Multi-Touch and Free-Air Interaction.” I-Corps a…

Posted: August 3, 2012

Air Tractor of Olney, Texas, has donated a “gift in kind” to Texas A&M University’s Department of Aerospace Engineering In the spring of 2012, Jim Hirsch, Class of 1991, the newly appointed president of Air Tractor Inc., visited his old stomping grounds to participate in the department’s Critic…

Posted: August 3, 2012

Dr. Guy Fipps consults with a farmer in Ghanzi Province of Afghanistan. For nine months, from late 2005 to 2006, Fipps advised Afghans on issues related to water use, allocations and development. (Texas AgriLife Extension Service photo)   Dr. Guy Fipps, professor in the Department of Biological …

Posted: August 3, 2012

Dr. Prasad Enjeti, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was selected as the inaugural recipient of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Power Electronics Society (PELS) R. David Middlebrook Technical Achievement Award. Enjeti, the TI Professor I…

Posted: August 3, 2012

William Richardson, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, received the  American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ Richard Skalak Award for best research paper of the year. Richardson’s article, “A Device to Study the Effects of Stretch Gradients on Cell Behavior,” was feat…