Archives for December 13, 2013

Posted: December 13, 2013

Many families are struggling to meet the financial demands of day-to-day life, with many questioning how they might provide a gift or two for their children on Christmas Day.  Since every child deserves to experience the joy of Christmas morning, The Salvation Army developed the Angel Tree Program. …

Posted: December 13, 2013

More than 900 students from the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University are expected to graduate this weekend. A total of 916 students — 624 undergraduates and 292 graduate students — will receive their diplomas in a 2 p.m. ceremony today (Dec. 13) in Reed Arena. The colleg…

Posted: December 13, 2013

Thirteen faculty members in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University have been recognized by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) as TEES Fellows. The TEES Fellow designation recognizes established faculty members with a history of continuous performance…

Posted: December 13, 2013

The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University held its 21st Buchanan Lecture Nov. 22 at the College Station Hilton in the Brazos Amphitheater.  The 2013 Buchanan Lecturer was Dr. Andrew Whittle, the Edmund K. Turner Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Eng…

Posted: December 13, 2013

Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud has completed the first introductory geotechnical engineering textbook to cover both saturated and unsaturated soil mechanics. Briaud is the Spencer J. Buchanan Chair in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University. He is past president of the Interna…

Posted: December 13, 2013

Dr. Philip Hemmer, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, had a paper published in the prestigious research publication Nature Nanotechnology. The paper, "Molecular-sized Fluorescent Nanodiamonds," can be found online. In the paper Hemmer …