Archives for 2012

Posted: January 27, 2012

Dr. S.P. Bhattacharyya, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was elected a Foreign Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (Academia Brasileira de Ciências, or ABC) in December 2011.Bhattacharyya, the Robert M. Kennedy Professor of Elect…

Posted: January 27, 2012

Graduate students and post-docs from several countries, including Turkey, Tunisia, France, Greece and Cyprus, as well as from Texas A&M University attended a "Winter School" workshop hosted by the International Institute for Multifunctional Material for Energy Conversion (IIMEC). The students w…

Posted: January 27, 2012

The Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University will host its annual Student Paper Contest on Saturday (Jan. 28). Junior, senior and graduate petroleum engineering student swill give technical presentations before panels of industry judges. This year, 401 students w…

Posted: January 27, 2012

As part of the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution’s allocated differential tuition funds, the Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology (MMET) Program has added Randy Tucker (left) to its teaching staff as a laboratory lecturer. Tucker has already started tea…

Posted: January 24, 2012

A new civil engineering graduate fellowship at Texas A&M University honors Don Murff (left), a retired visiting professor and former ExxonMobil geotechnical engineer. “We are pleased to honor Don for his enormous contributions to the offshore geotechnical engineering profession,” said Alan G. Y…

Posted: January 23, 2012

Timothy Mann, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been awarded a Texas A&M University Dissertation Fellowship for 2012. The fellowship, given by the Office of Graduate Studies, offers a $15,000 award for the 2012 calendar year; up to $5,000 for tuition and…

Posted: January 20, 2012

Dr. Scott Schaefer, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received a 2012 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for his research in graphics and visualization. The NSF awards the prestigious CAREER grants to outstandin…

Posted: January 20, 2012

Texas A&M University's Gamma Mu chapter of Eta Kappa Nu received the Outstanding Chapter Award for 2010-2011. Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) is the electrical and computer engineering honor society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). "This coveted award is a mark of great di…

Posted: January 20, 2012

Dr. M. Katherine Banks has begun her tenure as vice chancellor for engineering for The Texas A&M University System and dean of the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University — the first woman to ever hold the position. Banks also holds the Harold J. “Bill” Haynes Dean’s Chai…

Posted: January 13, 2012

Dr. Ronnie Ward, TEES assistant research professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, was selected as a Fulbright Senior Scholar to do research on international software development teams during the 2011-2012 academic year. Ward worked with his host, Dr. Dwi Widyantoro, to teach…

Posted: January 11, 2012

With budgets being tightened and funds being slashed, energy efficiency has been thrust to the forefront and one entity of The Texas A&M University System is doing its part to help System members, as well as other government agencies, save money and increase energy efficiency in their buildings.…

Posted: January 6, 2012

Dr. Bruce Wang, assistant professor in the Transportation Engineering Division in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named recipient of the Council of University Transportation Centers-American Road and Transportation Builders Association (CUTC-ARTBA) Ne…

Posted: January 6, 2012

Moo-Hyun Kim, professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, received a two-year, $400,000 research grant from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) U.S. Offshore Wind Technology Development Program. Kim will develop a dynamic mooring-anchor analysis program for a floating offshore wind t…

Posted: January 3, 2012

Dr. Gerard Coté, Charles H. and Bettye Barclay Professor and head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named 2012 Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Conferred by the IEEE board of directors, Coté is being recognized f…

Posted: January 3, 2012

By manipulating the way bacteria “talk” to each other, researchers at Texas A&M University have achieved an unprecedented degree of control over the formation and dispersal of biofilms – a finding with potentially significant health and industrial applications, particularly to bioreactor techn…

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