Archives for April 2014

Posted: April 30, 2014

Texas A&M University and The Association of Former Students have announced the recipients of the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award, and among them are five graduates of the college of engineering:  C.R. “Ray Holbrook Jr., chemical engineering, Class of 1948, of Santa Fe, Texas; William W. “Bi…

Posted: April 30, 2014

Zachary Cannon, a computer science senior in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the 2014 Community Student Employee of the Year Award at the Student Employee of the Year Ceremony held on April 16 in The Robert M. Gates Student Ballroom at the Tex…

Posted: April 30, 2014

Fifteen students from the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University were named recipients of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) scholarship. The students were honored during a reception on April 11. NACME aims to increase the proportion of African…

Posted: April 30, 2014

The Dwight Look College of Engineering participated in the ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair March 22 in San Antonio, but not in a way you would normally expect. The Look College sent AggieBot, a VGo, to judge the junior category of the fair. A VGo has the capability to replicate a pers…

Posted: April 30, 2014

The Thomas and Joan Read Center for Distribution Research & Education, a center within the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) and part of the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, launched an industry funded large research …

Posted: April 30, 2014

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering held its Annual Spring Banquet and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the Memorial Student Center. This was the largest spring banquet to date and it was a phenomenal success. Several differences set the 2014 Spring Banquet apart from p…

Posted: April 30, 2014

Three graduate students from the Genomic Signal Processing laboratory of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University won awards from the Texas A&M Science of Information Days Workshop. Mohammad Shahrokh Esfahani (left) won the first place poster present…

Posted: April 29, 2014

Yale N. Patt will give two lectures hosted by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering on Friday, May 2, 2014. The first at 11:00 a.m. and the second at 4:00 p.m., both on the Texas A&M campus in room 2005 of the Emerging Technologies Building. Dr. Patt holds the Ernest Cockrell, Jr. C…

Posted: April 29, 2014

Joey Jabbour, a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named recipient of the 2014 George W. Kunze Prize. Jabbour was selected for the award based on her superior academic achievement and her publications in a refereed journal of national …

Posted: April 28, 2014

Carlos F. Lopez, a mechanical engineering master’s student won two graduate poster awards at Student Research Week 2014. His poster, “Lithium-Ion Battery Thermal Management for Space Applications,” was awarded First Place in Engineering/Architecture and Second Place for the Sigma Xi Symposium Theme …

Posted: April 28, 2014

Caleb Davis, a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named recipient of the Whitaker International Fellowship. As a fellowship recipient, Davis will have the opportunity to study at Queen Mary University of London and at Imperial College …

Posted: April 24, 2014

Lisa Larsen, a graduate student in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to participate in the Eno Center for Transportation’s 22nd annual Leadership Development Conference (LDC). Larsen was one of 20 students selected as an Eno Fellow, and will a…

Posted: April 24, 2014

Dr. Ibrahim Karaman has been appointed head of the newly formed Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. Karaman’s appointment is effective beginning May 1. Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, and Dr. H. Joseph Newton, dean of the Col…

Posted: April 24, 2014

The Smart Grid Center, established in August 2012, organized a workshop to develop further collaborative efforts with industry, government and partner institutions. The workshop was held at the main campus of Texas A&M University on April 8, 2014. For the invited talks, panel sessions and focus…

Posted: April 24, 2014

From left to right: Vanessa Ndonhong, Bill Hunter, Johannes Alvarez, Dan Hill, Katherine Banks, Shariq Yosufzai, David Schechter, Glenn Weckerlin, and Francisco Tovar. The Chevron Corporation and the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, April 2…

Posted: April 23, 2014

Congratulations to third year computer science student Aaron Lindsey on receiving Honorable Mention in the Computing Research Association's (CRA) Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award (Male) 2014! Aaron is recognized for his research team's project, "Improving Decoy Sets for Protein Folding Si…

Posted: April 21, 2014

The Texas A&M Chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is a membership organization that enables it’s members to share knowledge, develop engineering skills, and build professional relationships. Follow ASME on Facebook. ASME hosted its 7th Annual Golf Tournament at the Tr…

Posted: April 17, 2014

In-situ nanoindentation study of phase transformation in magnetic shape memory alloys Texas A&M University researchers led by Dr. Xinghang Zhang in the Department of Mechanical Engineering have examined stress induced martensitic phase transformations in magnetic shape memory alloys via in-situ…

Posted: April 17, 2014

Five students representing the Electronic Systems Engineering Technology Program (ESET) at Texas A&M University presented papers on a number of topics at the ASEE Gulf Southwest Regional Conference in New Orleans April 2-4. Tanner Perkins was awarded best student paper for his paper and present…

Posted: April 17, 2014

Gurlovleen Rathore, an Interdisciplinary Engineering major with a concentration in engineering education, has been named a University Innovation Fellow by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter). Rathore, who is supported by Dr. John C. Criscione, is one of 66 student…

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