Archives for August 2014

Posted: August 29, 2014

Dr. Yue Kuo, professor and holder of the Dow Professorship in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, has one of the most cited papers in ECS Transactions, a journal on solid-state and electrochemistry studies. "High-k Materials and Processing III" was published in 2006 and continues…

Posted: August 29, 2014

The research of Dr. Jodie L. Lutkenhaus, assistant professor and the William and Ruth Neely Faculty Fellow in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, has received a "Hot" classification by the Royal Society of Chemistry's journal Soft Matter. The article, “Thermal Transitions in Hydr…

Posted: August 28, 2014

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University is excited to announce two additions to its faculty; Dr. Gabriel (Gabby) Silberman, executive director of technology strategy and university alliances in Dell Research, is serving as adjunct professor and Dr. Amy Gooch, r…

Posted: August 28, 2014

Dr. Valerie Taylor, senior associate dean for academic affairs and the Royce E. Wisenbaker professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, is a co-PI on a National Science Foundation (NSF) project establishing an I-Corps Node focused on promoting innovation in the Southwest region o…

Posted: August 27, 2014

Brennan Bailey, a former graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named recipient of the Acta Student Award for her contribution to the manuscript, "Continuous gradient scaffolds for rapid screening of cell-material interactions and interfaci…

Posted: August 27, 2014

Dr. Nick Duffield recently joined the faculty of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University as professor in the Computer Engineering and Systems Group (CESG). Before joining the department, Duffield was a research professor at the Center for Discrete Mathemati…

Posted: August 27, 2014

Dr. Dezhen Song received a three-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to develop a new robotic system, algorithms and control schemes for sustainable civil infrastructures. The project, "Collaborative Research: Minimally Invasive Robotic Non-Destructive Evaluation and Rehabilitation for Brid…

Posted: August 27, 2014

Dr. Udo Pooch passed away on Sunday, August 24. He was 71 years old. Dr. Pooch began his teaching career in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University in 1969 after earning his doctoral degree in theoretical physics from the University of Notre Dame that same yea…

Posted: August 26, 2014

Marlene Bencomo, an incoming Ph.D student working with Dr. Sunil Chirayath, was recently awarded the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Bridge to the Doctorate fellowship. The program is a partnership between the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, C…

Posted: August 26, 2014

Dr. James Caverlee, associate professor of computer science and engineering at Texas A&M University, was chosen by the Google Faculty Research Awards Program as a recipient of financial support for his proposal in the social media category, "Modeling and Inferring Local Expertise." This research…

Posted: August 26, 2014

Dr. César O. Malavé, professor and holder of the Sugar and Mike Barnes Department Head Chair in Industrial and Systems Engineering, has been chosen as the featured speaker for the 2014 Undergraduate Convocation Aug. 31 in Reed Arena. Undergraduate Convocation is a special welcoming program for inco…

Posted: August 26, 2014

Dr. Raymundo Arroyave, associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, is part of a group from The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) that is leading a new study on behalf of the Material Measurement Laboratory of the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Tec…

Posted: August 25, 2014

The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University will hold the 22nd Buchanan Lecture on November 7, 2014 at the College Station Hilton at 2 p.m. in the Brazos Amphitheater. The 2014 Buchanan Lecturer is Dr. Craig H. Benson, who is a distinguished professor at the University of …

Posted: August 25, 2014

Dave Lucas, a veteran of the oil and gas industry, has been appointed as a subsea professor of practice and director of the subsea engineering program in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M. Lucas, who spent more than 35 years working for ExxonMobil, was enjoying retirement, but…

Posted: August 22, 2014

Dr. Jenn-Tai Liang will be joining the faculty of the department of petroleum engineering this fall. Professor Liang previously taught at The University of Kansas and served as the director of the Tertiary Oil Recovery Program, a Kansas state-funded research center. He also was the program manger at…

Posted: August 21, 2014

Dr. Robin Autenrieth, Department Head and A.P. and Florence Wiley Professor III, is pleased to announce the addition of two new faculty members, Dr. Zachary Grasley and Mr. Jeffrey Otey. Dr. Zachary Grasley, associate professor and Peter C. Forster Faculty Fellow I, joined the department August 1…

Posted: August 21, 2014

The number of endowed scholarships in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University has doubled in the past year thanks to the generosity of members of its Advisory Council and other former students, faculty and friends of the department. These endowed scholarships a…

Posted: August 20, 2014

The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University hosted 143 prospective students on campus during two camps held in July. Seventy-five rising juniors and seniors participated in the Women Explore Engineering (WEE) camp and an additional 68 students from 12 Texas high schools parti…

Posted: August 20, 2014

The Engineering Academic and Student Affairs (EASA) office, with the help of several sponsors, recently hosted the inaugural Aggies Invent at the Engineering Innovation Center (EIC) on the Texas A&M campus. Aggies Invent is a program that promotes innovation and an entrepreneurial mindset amo…

Posted: August 20, 2014

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University has added some exciting improvements to the department.  There is a new back porch space behind the Harvey R. “Bum” Bright building, student collaboration spaces throughout H.R.B.B., Peer Teacher Central is being remodele…

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