Archives for March 08, 2013

Posted: March 8, 2013

Dr. Sam Mannan, Director of the Mary K. O’Connor Process Safety Center and the Mike O'Connor Chair in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, has accepted an appointment as Distinguished Honorary Professor at the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology in India. “I am very hon…

Posted: March 8, 2013

On Wednesday, February 27, a briefing was given to the members of the Nuclear Energy Institute on Capitol Hill. Yassin Hassan, head of the nuclear engineering department at Texas A&M, was invited to give testimony during the briefing, which focused on "the university departments as a center of …

Posted: March 8, 2013

Jennifer Erchinger, a master's student in the Department of Nuclear Engineering, attended the 2nd International Seminar on Global Nuclear Human Resource Development for Safety, Security and Safeguards  Feb. 18-26 in Tokyo. Erchinger will earn her Master of Science in health physics in May 2013. Her …

Posted: March 8, 2013

The title of “university distinguished professor,” Texas A&M University’s designation underscoring that a faculty member is pre-eminent in his or her academic discipline nationally and internationally, has been bestowed on six more faculty members, effective with the start of the new academic ye…

Posted: March 8, 2013

Dr. Brent Auvermann has been selected by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers as the G.B. Gunlogson Countryside Engineering Award winner for 2013, according to Darrin Drollinger, executive director for the organization. Initiated in 1975, the award was endowed by the family…

Posted: March 8, 2013

A interdisciplinary team of students from Texas A&M University placed third in the Power Across Texas 2013 Energy Innovation Challenge competition in Austin March 1. Dr. Robert Balog, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M, led the team, wh…