Archives for September 2014

Posted: September 30, 2014

Dr. Tracy A. Hammond, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, received a grant from the NSF Division of Information & Intelligent Systems' Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies office to investigate how spatial reasoning and…

Posted: September 30, 2014

A newly developed material that molds itself to fill irregular gaps in bone while promoting bone growth could more effectively treat defects in the facial region, says a Texas A&M University researcher who is creating the shape-shifting material. The research by Melissa Grunlan, associate profe…

Posted: September 29, 2014

Harshvardhan and Adam Fidel, and Dr. Lawrence Rauchwerger and Dr. Nancy Amato were presented with the Best Paper Award at PACT 2014 (Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques). Their paper “KLA: A New Algorithmic Paradigm for Parallel Graph Computations” was judged by an independent awards…

Posted: September 29, 2014

A chemical engineering research team from Texas A&M University placed first in the 2014 Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development competition, receiving a check for $40,000.    The project titled, “Production of Gasoline from Municipal Solid Waste by Carboxylate Fermentation” was led by Sa…

Posted: September 25, 2014

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University recently held its second annual Industrial Affiliates Program Recruiting Event, which was an enormous success. The two-day event, held on Sept. 8, and 9, consisted of résumé clinics where students were able to receive imm…

Posted: September 25, 2014

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering hosted the first Tailgate Party of the year on Sept. 6 before the Texas A&M vs. Lamar football game. Over 150 people attended including staff, faculty, and current and former students of the department. “This was my first tailgate event and I w…

Posted: September 25, 2014

The Texas A&M University Institute for Advanced Study (TIAS) has named Dr. Jack J. Dongarra as a TIAS 2014-2015 Faculty Fellow. Dongarra will work with faculty and students in the Dwight Look College of Engineering's Department of Computer Science and Engineering. A universally recognized schol…

Posted: September 24, 2014

Dr. Zenon Medina-Cetina, associate professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, was announced as director of the Yucatán Initiative on Sept. 19. The initiative is a joint effort between Yucatán and Texas A&M University, the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station and Texas A&am…

Posted: September 24, 2014

Dr. Erick Moreno-Centeno, a member of Texas A&M's Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, has been selected as one of the nation's 77 most innovative, young engineering educators and will take part in the National Academy of Engineering's sixth Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE)…

Posted: September 24, 2014

Dr. Jorge L. Alvarado, an associate professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution, was one of four keynote speakers at the 2nd International Seminar on Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow. The seminar, which was organized by the Heat Transfer Society of Japan, was held i…

Posted: September 24, 2014

Dr. James Caverlee, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was invited to give the first fall 2014 Distinguished Speaker Seminar hosted by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of North Texas. Caverlee's p…

Posted: September 23, 2014

Department of Nuclear Engineering and Nuclear Security Science & Policy Institute faculty members Dr. William Charlton, Dr. Sunil Chirayath, and Dr. Craig Marianno conducted a two-and-a-half day workshop on nuclear security at the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur (IIT-K), which was joint…

Posted: September 23, 2014

Javier Jo, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been honored with the 2014 Association of Former Students College Level Teaching Award. Each fall, The Association of Former Students honors outstanding faculty members for their dedication t…

Posted: September 23, 2014

David E. Lancaster '79, Trent Latshaw '75, Brent J. Smolik '83, and E. Joseph Wright '82 were inducted into the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering's Academy of Distinguished Graduates during the Fall Industry Board Dinner Sept. 11.The academy was developed by the Industry Board as a wa…

Posted: September 23, 2014

Technology that creatively and intelligently understands and responds to human behavior and the environment can improve health. That is the reason Dr. Tracy Anne Hammond, associate professor and Charles H. Barclay Jr. '45 College of Engineering Faculty Fellow in the Department of Computer Science an…

Posted: September 22, 2014

The Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M co-sponsored two students to attend the WiN national conference held in Boston from July 27 to July 30.   Morgan Munera, (pictured right) a junior undergraduate student studying radiological health engineering, is the president of the Women …

Posted: September 22, 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our esteemed colleague and distinguished faculty member of the Department of Nuclear Engineering, Emeritus Professor Ron Hart. Please share your "Ron Hart" memory, to help lighten the heart of his family in this difficult time, either by visit…

Posted: September 19, 2014

The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents recently approved the establishment of the Center for Autonomous Vehicles and Sensor Systems (CANVASS). The center, which was established in response to the ubiquitous future of unmanned autonomous systems, will be part of the Texas A&M Engine…

Posted: September 19, 2014

Dr. Nimir Elbashir (pictured center) is the director of the newly established TEES Gas and Fuels Research Center, with Dr. Ioannis Economou (left) as co-director and Dr. Mahmoud El-Halwagi (right) from the main campus in College Station as managing director. The Texas A&M Engineering Experim…

Posted: September 18, 2014

Folami Alamudun, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the award for best graduate research presentation during his internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Alamudun, who is also a member of the…

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