Archives for July 2014

Posted: July 30, 2014

Dr. Satish Bukkapatnam, professor and holder of the Rockwell International Professorship in Industrial and Systems Engineering, received the Award for Technical Innovation in Industrial Engineering from the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) at this year’s annual conference in Montreal.   …

Posted: July 30, 2014

Dr. Edward Dougherty in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University was named to Thomson Reuters’ list of “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014.” Dougherty, the Robert M. Kennedy ’26 Chair Professor in the department, was honored in the Computer S…

Posted: July 30, 2014

International students from countries near and far interned at the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University for a summer of study and research that concluded with a presentation of related accomplishments and for some, plans to return for graduate school. “Thi…

Posted: July 29, 2014

Associate Professor James Caverlee was a keynote speaker at the 37th International ACM Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2014) held in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, from July 6 - 11. Caverlee along with Microsoft Distinguished Scientist Susan Dumais and Mile…

Posted: July 25, 2014

Huangye Chen, Kai Cheng, and Assistant Professor Zoya Heidari received special acknowledgements for their presentations given during the 2014 Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 55th Annual Symposium held in the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center on May 18-22. Cheng, a gradua…

Posted: July 25, 2014

Dr. Mark Lawley, TEES Research Professor, has joined the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISEN). Before coming to Texas A&M, he was a member of the engineering faculty at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana for 17 years. Lawley received his Ph.D. from the University of …

Posted: July 24, 2014

The final 2014-2015 Energy Institute Fellowships were recently announced, a selection of 10 students out of over 60 applications from 20 departments and several colleges, including the Texas A&M School of Law.  Among those 10 was Bradley Beeny of the Department of Nuclear Engineering, for his r…

Posted: July 24, 2014

Steve Swanson, a former student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, was part of a special Live downlink held Thursday by the Science, Space and Technology Committee with astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The downlink was part of the 45th anniversary of the A…

Posted: July 23, 2014

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University welcomes Dr. Ruihong Huang who will join the CSE faculty as an assistant professor in Fall 2015. This coming year she will be a postdoc with Dr. Dan Jurafsky, professor of linguistics and professor of computer science at …

Posted: July 23, 2014

This summer, there are five high school rising seniors who are participating in a ten week summer research internship with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M. The summer interns include Jonathon Colbert, who is a student at A&M Consolidated High School and also …

Posted: July 23, 2014

Recently a group of students from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University won Third Place Video in a contest sponsored by DRS Technologies for senior design projects. DRS Technologies’ Student Infrared Imaging Competition (SIIC) is designed for engineering s…

Posted: July 23, 2014

Dr. Jodie L. Lutkenhaus, assistant professor and the William and Ruth Neely Faculty Fellow in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, is the recipient of the Montague-CTE Scholar Award for 2014-2015, from the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University. Lutkenhaus c…

Posted: July 23, 2014

Dr. Mladen Kezunovic, the Eugene E. Webb Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named a Fellow by CIGRE, the International Council on Large Electrical Systems. The CIGRE Fellow is a new award that recognizes sustained contributions to CIGRE technical activities…

Posted: July 23, 2014

Two nuclear engineering graduate students, Lane Carasik and Taylor Lane, spent a week in the nation’s capitol informing policy makers on nuclear science and engineering as part of the 2014 Nuclear Engineering Student Delegation (NESD). NESD is a student-led organization that gathers the country’s br…

Posted: July 22, 2014

The professor of the practice program was established by the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University as part of its 25 by 25 initiative, a transformational program to increase access for qualified students to pursue engineering education at Texas A&M University. The progra…

Posted: July 17, 2014

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering welcomes Assistant Professor Jeff Huang who will join its faculty this fall. Huang comes to us from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he was a postdoctoral research associate working with Dr. …

Posted: July 16, 2014

The Department of Computer Science at Texas A&M University is hosting 16 of 50 CANIETI students from Mexico to be a part of the Research for Undergraduates (REU) Program. CANIETI is the Mexican National Chamber of Electronics, Telecommunication, and Information Technology and has been in place f…

Posted: July 16, 2014

Ryan Olivieri, a computer engineering junior in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, presented a paper at Digital Humanities 2014, the leading international conference on digital humanities, held this year in Lausanne, Switzerland on July 7-12. The paper, "…

Posted: July 16, 2014

This past May, Dr. Rabi Mahapatra, professor of computer science and engineering, took 13 students to India for a two-week study abroad. The program began in Bangalore where the students were able to visit eight IT companies such as Software Technology Park India (STPI), Tata Consultancy Services (T…

Posted: July 16, 2014

Dr. Daniel F. Jennings, Andrew Rader Professor of Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M, has been recognized as an outstanding alumnus of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at the University of Tennessee. Jennings, who is also the program director of the Master of Industrial Distr…

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