Archives for August 13, 2014

Posted: August 13, 2014

The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering held its first summer camp, Camp BUILD, July 20-25. The program was developed to provide high-achieving students who demonstrated an interest in civil engineering the opportunity to better understand the opportunities the profession offers for a rewarding c…

Posted: August 13, 2014

Cameron Crawford, a sophomore in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named the recipient of the Texas Armed Services Scholarship from House District 2. The scholarship, which covers up to $10,000 per year of college tuition, encourages academic development and…

Posted: August 13, 2014

Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Dilma Da Silva the head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. The appointment is effective Aug. 25. Da Silva currently serves as a principal engineer and manager at Qualco…

Posted: August 13, 2014

Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. John Hurtado as the senior director for multidisciplinary engineering programs, and Dr. Nancy Amato as the senior director for engineering honors programs. Both appointments are effective Sept. 1. Amato is the holder…

Posted: August 13, 2014

A team of graduate and undergraduate students in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering won second place recently at the American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers' Student robotic design competition. The competition was held at the ASABE 2014 Annual International…

Posted: August 13, 2014

Dr. Shuguang (Robert) Cui, an associate professor 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.” Cui was honored in the engineering category. The list includes 3,215 s…