Archives for April 05, 2013

Posted: April 5, 2013

David Pierpoline of BP/Castrol presents Dr. Make McDermott a $5,000 check for the Formula SAE Race Team. The students will use this gift to build their race car, which they will take to Lincoln, Nebraska in May for the FSAE competition.

Posted: April 5, 2013

Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Valerie E. Taylor senior associate dean for academic affairs. Taylor is Regents Professor and the Wisenbaker Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and an IEEE (Institute of Electrical and E…

Posted: April 5, 2013

Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud, the Spencer J. Buchanan Chair in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the Aytaliev Honorable Medal of Kazakhstan, the highest honor bestowed upon a geotechnical engineer by Kazakhstan. The award was named for Professor S.M. Ayta…

Posted: April 5, 2013

The Space Engineering Research Center (SERC) delivered an innovative star field simulator to technical personnel at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, Ala., in March.  The simulator provides a realistic simulation of what a NASA space-based telescope would see when viewing th…

Posted: April 5, 2013

The schedule for the 2013 Summer Institute June 4‐7 at Disaster City has been finalized, with state and federal agencies participating as well as numerous companies from the EDGE® consortium. Participating agencies include the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Texas A&M Engineering Exte…

Posted: April 5, 2013

Dr. Radu Stoleru, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award recipient for his continuing research into the newly emerging field of flow-based cyber-physical system. The NSF awards…

Posted: April 5, 2013

Dr. Arum Han, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently published a review paper in a prestigious publication on applied bioscience areas. The paper, “Microfabricated Devices in Microbial Bioenergy Sciences,” was published in …