Archives for April 2013

Posted: April 26, 2013

Pictured left to right: Dr. M. Katherine Banks with the William Keeler Faculty Fellows Dr. Erchin Serpedin, Dr. Rosana Moreira, Dr. Binayak Mohanty and Dr. Duncan Maitland.   Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, recognized faculty members in the Dwight Look College of…

Posted: April 26, 2013

"Hats or no hats when doing a yell?" "What are the differences between northside and southside on-campus living?" "What is the last day for pica course evaluations?" And so forth and so on. These are some of the questions posted to AskAgs.com, which was founded by Tyler Mandry, senior computer s…

Posted: April 26, 2013

Texas A&M University and The Association of Former Students have announced the recipients of the 2013 Distinguished Alumnus Award, and among them are three graduates of the college of engineering: Melvin S. Maltz, aerospace engineering, Class of 1947, of Houston, Texas; Dr. Ray M. Bowen, mec…

Posted: April 26, 2013

The National Science Foundation has awarded three-year graduate fellowships to several Texas A&M University engineering students and recognized others with honorable mentions. Students annually receive up to $10,500 for tuition and fees to the school of their choice, plus a $30,000 stipend fo…

Posted: April 25, 2013

Dr. Sam Palermo, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Palermo received his CAREER award for his proposal,…

Posted: April 25, 2013

Kathryn Kranen, a former student from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the 2013 ACE Lifetime Achievement Award. Kranen is president and CEO of electronic design automation (EDA) company Jasper Design Automation Inc. She was announced as…

Posted: April 25, 2013

The Houston section of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) awarded scholarships to three graduate students in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University. Daniel Kim, Huaping Xiao and Yan Zhou, pictured left to right, received the award at a recent …

Posted: April 25, 2013

Dr. Nancy Amato, Unocal Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been chosen to receive the 2013 Betty M. Unterberger Award by Honors and Undergraduate Research in recognition of her exemplary record of commitment to Honors education and Underg…

Posted: April 23, 2013

Waylon Brown, a sophomore computer science student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has designed an Android App called SmartSilence: Silent Scheduler, available through Google Play. Commenting on his motivation for designing SmartSilence, Waylon say…

Posted: April 23, 2013

The Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) at Texas A&M University recently conducted the 2013 Nuclear Facilities Experience (NFE) in Japan. The event was coordinated with the Integrated Support Center for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security (ISCN) of the Japan Atomic E…

Posted: April 22, 2013

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, April 22, 2013 – Jason Szafron, an undergraduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to have his research on an alterative method for treating aneurysms published by the Texas A&M journal “Explorations.” Szaf…

Posted: April 19, 2013

Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Sergiy Butenko the Donna and Jim Furber '64 Faculty Fellow in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Butenko is an associate professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University.…

Posted: April 19, 2013

Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Natarajan Gautam the Jill and Charles F. Milstead '60 Faculty Fellow in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Gautam is an associate professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M Un…

Posted: April 19, 2013

Dr. Ibrahim Karaman has been appointed interim head of the newly established Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, and Dr. H. Joeseph Newton, dean of the College of Science, made the announcement…

Posted: April 19, 2013

Arash Shadravan, a graduate student in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, won third place in the Student Contest Presentations held during the 2013 SPE Americas E&P Health, Safety, Security and Environmental Conference March 19 in Galveston, Texas. …

Posted: April 19, 2013

The Texas A&M student chapter of American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) won the "most creative vehicle design" award at the 2013 ChemE car regional competition at Texas Tech University March 23. The 14-member team entered a shoebox-sized car that requires chemical processes to operate…

Posted: April 19, 2013

Dr. David Staack, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded a 3M Nontenured Faculty Award for his work on plasma processing of living tissues. 3M provides this grant to exemplary new faculty in order to help them advance their care…

Posted: April 19, 2013

Two students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University have received the prestigious Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA) Scholarship. Senior Jameson Haesler (left) and master's student Arsham Shirkhani (below) were presented their awards by Tom Foreman, GC…

Posted: April 19, 2013

Dr. Robert S. Balog, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been invited to participate as an expert in the 2013 U.S.-Turkmenistan Business Forum in Ashgabat April 30. Balog will participate in a panel on the role of innovati…

Posted: April 19, 2013

Dr. Teri Reed-Rhoads will receive the 2013 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Sharon Keillor Award for Women in Engineering Education. Reed-Rhoads will receive the award at the 2013 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition June 23-26 in Atlanta She is assistant vice chancellor of acade…

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