Archives for August 12, 2014

Posted: August 13, 2014

Students from the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University won first place at the Canberra University Video Challenge. Their video highlights examples of students using Canberra products in their classes and research in radiation detection. A variety of products are shown as stu…

Posted: August 12, 2014

Antiterrorism efforts could receive a major boost from technology developed at Texas A&M University that enables the identification of explosives, biological agents or hazardous chemicals from distances of a half mile and farther. The technology, which was developed by a team of researchers tha…

Posted: August 12, 2014

Berna Hascakir, assistant professor in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M, was featured in a recent article on thermal recovery by Jennifer Pallanich in the Upstream Technology bi-monthly magazine. Oils that are trapped underground that have a high viscosity are c…

Posted: August 12, 2014

This past week, six Texas A&M University Computer Science and Engineering students, Coulton Vento, Eleni Mijalis, Bob Timm, Jose Manriquez, Christopher Nolan and Rafael Moreno were accepted to participate in the prestigious hackathon at the University of Pennsylvania called PennApps. The student…

Posted: August 12, 2014

Jana and Terry Leeper endowed the Jana and Terry Leeper '86 Scholarship in computer science and computer engineering. Their scholarship, established with the Texas A&M Foundation, is focused on assisting incoming freshmen pursuing degrees in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CS…

Posted: August 12, 2014

Zhaokai Meng, a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded a 2014 Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. Meng, who is working as a research assistant in the Advanced Spec…

Posted: August 12, 2014

Dr. Norris Stubbs, professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, passed away August 9, 2014. Dr. Stubbs served the department for over 30 years. Dr. Stubbs was born in Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas and was an Olympic runner for his home country in the 1968 games in Mexico City at the…