Archives for 2012

Posted: November 9, 2012

A Texas A&M University National Energy Opinion Poll shows that most Americans are in favor of policies supporting the development of renewable energy sources and energy efficiency, but not if it means increasing the price of gasoline. According to the national survey, conducted by the Institute…

Posted: November 2, 2012

Dr. Jorge M. Seminario, holder of the Fox Professorship and a professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, was recognized at the 2012 HENAAC Conference, powered by Great Minds in STEM. Seminario was recognized for outstanding technical achievement in academia. He was cited fo…

Posted: November 2, 2012

A recent research article cowritten by Dr. Dimitris Lagoudas (pictured left) and Dr. Darren Hartl from the Department of Aerospace Engineering was recently featured as the cover article in the journal Smart Materials and Structures, which is the leading journal for the active materials and adaptive …

Posted: November 2, 2012

Three graduate students in the Department of Nuclear Engineering have received fellowships through the U.S. Department of Energy. Josh Hansel, William Sames and Charles Stratton received the three-year fellowships through the DOE's Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP). Hansel is studying multi…

Posted: November 1, 2012

Leading robotics researchers from 10 countries will meet at Texas A&M University Nov.  5-8 for the annual IEEE Symposia on Safety Security and Rescue Robotics. The nearly 100 scientists will share findings on how rescue robots are being used throughout the world and discuss advances needed to h…

Posted: November 1, 2012

Support for the Dr. Stephen A. Holditch ’69 Department Head Chair in Petroleum Engineering continues to grow as many former students contribute to the endowment that will create the chair in honor of the former head of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering. Once fulfilled, the endowm…

Posted: November 1, 2012

Pictured above: Westover’s students explain the overall design of the project and embedded control software design to Texas A&M undergraduates Mickie Byrd (seated) and senior Akeem Whitehead (standing) during their visit to League City Oct. 26.    Students from the Dwight Look College of …

Posted: November 1, 2012

Mary Beth Browning, a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named recipient of the Ethel Ashworth-Tsutsui Memorial Award for Research, presented by Women in Science and Engineering (WISE).Browning, who is advised by Assistant Professor Eli…

Posted: October 29, 2012

The student computer lab in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering has been recently modified to promote teaming and collaboration. Differential tuition funds have provided for two Media:Scape work stations which will encourage students to work together and share ideas. Each station h…

Posted: October 29, 2012

The 100 fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world were recognized Oct. 26 at the 8th Annual Aggie 100 program, sponsored by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. The Aggie 100 focuses on growth as an indicato…

Posted: October 19, 2012

The 2012 Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center International Symposium will be Oct. 23-25 at the Hilton Hotel and Conference Center in College Station. This symposium will mark the 15th in a series of successful symposia and also celebrates the 90th birthday of Dr. Trevor Kletz in recognition of …

Posted: October 19, 2012

L.S. “Pat” Brown ’54 of Comfort, Texas, has fond memories of his days as a civil engineering undergraduate at Texas A&M University.  He remembers the campus excitement when G. Rollie White Coliseum was completed and community uproar when a coffee doubled in price from a nickel to a dime for a c…

Posted: October 19, 2012

A single mom and program coordinator in the Department of Nuclear Engineering proves you don't have to be a millionaire to give back to Texas A&M. Marna Billiter, a program coordinator in the Department of Nuclear Engineering, is proving that you don't have to be a millionaire to give back to s…

Posted: October 19, 2012

Dr. César Malavé, Mike and Sugar Barnes Department Head Chair in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, was among four Texas A&M University faculty members with academic leadership roles named as 2012-13 SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows.  Malavé, head of the De…

Posted: October 19, 2012

From left to right, Andres Mejia, Mary Beth Browning, Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, and Nick Brennan   Three graduate students were honored with the inaugural Dwight Look College of Engineering Outstanding Engineering Graduate Student Award at a banquet Oct. 11…

Posted: October 19, 2012

Recipients of the Craig C. Brown Outstanding Senior Engineering Award with Craig Brown '75. From left to right, Tyler Terril, Landon Nash, Kate Stuckman, Brown, Ryan Haughey, Justin Montgomery and Shahrum Iqbal.   The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University honored six stu…

Posted: October 19, 2012

Dr. Hamid Toliyat, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was the invited keynote speaker at the JMAG Users Conference in Detroit. The JMAG Users Conference connects JMAG users, the support team and developers, to help them learn more about t…

Posted: October 12, 2012

An interdisciplinary team of Texas A&M University faculty recently received a two-year, $734,000 development grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to improve scholarly access to early modern texts. Funds from the grant will go toward the University’s Early Modern Optical Character Recogniti…

Posted: October 12, 2012

The Dwight Look College of Engineering hosted 120 prospective engineering students on campus through various summer engineering camps.  Sixty rising junior and senior level high school girls from across Texas and the United States participated in the Women Explore Engineering (WEE) camp July 8…

Posted: October 5, 2012

Dr. Miladin Radovic, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was featured in American Ceramic Society Bulletin. The article features six ceramics faculty members who received CAREER Awards from the National Science Foundation in 2011-2012 and dis…

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