Archives for August 30, 2013

Posted: August 30, 2013

Mustafa Akbulut, Assistant Professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the DARPA Young Faculty Award 2013. Akbulut received the DARPA Young Faculty Award for his proposal, Next-Generation Soldiers Involving Dispersion of Soft Ligand Fu…

Posted: August 30, 2013

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, August 22, 2013 –The Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center’s research in developing new technologies aimed to prevent and mitigate industrial disasters, recently received five new grants, furthering the Center’s mission of "making safety second nature.” The National Scienc…

Posted: August 30, 2013

Dr. M. Sam Mannan, a world-renowned expert on safety in the chemical processing industry, will give several talks in China, South Korea and San Francisco this fall. Mannan will give the talk, "Dust Explosion Research Development," at the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) Asia-Pacific Confer…

Posted: August 30, 2013

It could be said that Reid Joseph, the student body president (SBP) at Texas A&M University for 2013-14, has always been an Aggie. In fact, when the senior industrial distribution major was born in Dallas, the music playing in the delivery room was the Aggie War Hymn. Although he graduated fro…

Posted: August 30, 2013

Manish Bansal, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, won first place in a poster competition at the Mixed Integer Programming (MIP) Workshop in July. The workshop, held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and was sponsored by the Wisconsin Institute for Discov…

Posted: August 30, 2013

The Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University will be hosting a special screening of Pandora’s Promise, a groundbreaking documentary on nuclear power. The screening, which is open to the public, will take place Friday, Sept. 6, at 2:30 p.m. in Rudder Auditorium. Doors will open a…

Posted: August 30, 2013

Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Wayne Hung the Charlotte and Walter Buchanan Faculty Fellow in Engineering Technology. Hung is an associate professor in the Engineering Technology Program in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial D…

Posted: August 30, 2013

Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Devesh Ranjan the Morris E. Foster Faculty Fellow in Mechanical Engineering in recognition of his many accomplishments and future potential. Ranjan is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineerin…

Posted: August 30, 2013

Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Bimal Nepal the Corrie and Jim Furber '64 Faculty Fellow. Nepal is an assistant professor in the Industrial Distribution Program in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution. Nepal earned …