Archives for May 24, 2013

Posted: May 24, 2013

Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud, the Spencer J. Buchanan Chair in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been invited to give the coveted Osterberg Memorial Lecture at the Deep Foundation Institute Annual Congress this Summer. The annual Osterberg Memorial Lecture and Awa…

Posted: May 24, 2013

The Sketch Recognition Lab (SRL) at Texas A&M University was nominated for best case study at the recent ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2013) in Paris, France, for the paper, "Multimodal Location-Aware System for Paratrooper Team Coordination." CHI 2013 is th…

Posted: May 24, 2013

The Texas A&M Energy Institute has again received funding from ConocoPhillips to provide graduate fellowships in recognition of outstanding research in energy. The broad objectives of the fellowships are to reward excellence in energy research, promote future research that is important to our e…

Posted: May 24, 2013

Si Gou, a Ph.D. student in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the 2013 Farvolden Awardfrom the National Ground Water Association (NGWA). Gou was one of four students recognized with the award at the 2013 NGWA 2013 Summit. She earned the honor for he…

Posted: May 24, 2013

"Software Development for Infrastructure" by Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup was selected as a notable paper in computing in 2012 by the Association of Computing Machinery's (ACM) Computing Reviews Best of 2012. The Best of 2012 list consists of book and article nominations from CR's reviewers and category e…

Posted: May 24, 2013

Dr. Xi Zhang, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has recently been selected to be the prestigious Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) Distinguished Lecturer. The Distinguis…

Posted: May 24, 2013

Magda Lagoudas, director of Engineering Academic and Student Affairs, was honored with the Advisor of the Year Award by the Division of Student Affairs for 2012-2013. The award was presented to Lagoudas at the Division of Student Affairs awards ceremony May 1. Lagoudas was nominated for the award …