Archives for May 17, 2013

Posted: May 17, 2013

Dr. Aaron Ames, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is part of multi-university team that has received a $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support research into cyber-physical systems (CPS). The project, "Correct-…

Posted: May 17, 2013

A new five-year, $1.35 million funding package from the CMG Reservoir Simulation Foundation (Foundation CMG) will establish an Industrial Research Chair in Robust Reduced Complexity Modeling (R2CM) in Reservoir Engineering, in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M Uni…

Posted: May 17, 2013

Dr. Walter C. Daugherity, senior lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, officially transitioned from speaker-elect to speaker of the Texas A&M Faculty Senate May 13. Daugherity received a bachelor's degree from O…

Posted: May 17, 2013

Engineering Student Services and Academic Programs has changed its name to Engineering Academic and Student Affairs (EASA) effective May 17. “The name change is a reflection of the increase in activities of the unit,” said Dr. Valerie Taylor, senior associate dean for academic affairs. Within EA…

Posted: May 17, 2013

The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University recognized 15 undergraduate engineering students for their service as Engineering Student Ambassadors for 2012-13. The following students were honored at a luncheon:   Abby de Alba (chemical engineering) Cole Barron (petroleum e…

Posted: May 17, 2013

Carol and Ross Frazer of College Station, Texas, have endowed a scholarship for nuclear engineering undergraduates at Texas A&M University. Their gift will establish the Carol Fox Frazer ’77 and G. Ross Frazer ’77 Scholarship. Matching funds from Ray Rothrock of Portola Valley, Calif., will inc…

Posted: May 17, 2013

While there are numerous scholarships in the Dwight Look College of Engineering endowed by generous former students, full scholarships are rare. The Michele and Jack M. Lafield ’72 Scholarship in Engineering and Carla and Richard D. Moncrief ’81 Scholarship in Engineering, a combined contribution o…

Posted: May 17, 2013

The fourth edition of Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup's book,  "The C++ Programming Language," was released May 13. And sold out within an hour. "I got my copy (the very first copy!) on Friday [May 10]," said Stroustrup, distinguished professor and holder of the College of Engineering Chair in Computer Scie…