Archives for January 2015

Posted: January 22, 2015

Dr. Srinivas Rao Vadali, professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the prestigious 2014 Dirk Brouwer award by the American Astronautical Society. The Dirk Brouwer Award was established to honor significant technical contributions to space fli…

Posted: January 21, 2015

Dr. Yue Kuo, a professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University and an IEEE Fellow, presented an invited talk on his solid-state incandescent-light emitting device (SSI-LED) at the annual International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) in San Francisco. …

Posted: January 21, 2015

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has named Dr. Terry Alfriend, professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, a 2015 AIAA Honorary Fellow. Presentation of the new Fellows and Honorary Fellows will take place at the AIAA Aerospace Spotli…

Posted: January 20, 2015

Outreach plays a vital role in the recruitment of a future generation of engineers, as well as provides exposures to different types of career paths that middle and high school students may not have considered on their own. Every winter, the Rio Grande Council of the Boy Scouts of America hosts a ca…

Posted: January 15, 2015

Dr. Teri Reed, assistant vice chancellor of academic affairs, has been chosen to be a keynote speaker at SEFI 2015, the annual conference of the European Society for Engineering Education. The conference, which is slated for June 29 through July 2, is being hosted by Polytech Orléans, the engineeri…

Posted: January 14, 2015

The children’s social networking website KidGab was created by Texas A&M University computer science and engineering Ph.D. student, Stephanie Valentine, who works in the Sketch Recognition Lab led by Dr. Tracy Hammond, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. …

Posted: January 14, 2015

Dr. Robert S. Balog, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected Member-at-Large of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power Electronics Society (PELS) Administrative Committee. As Member-at-…

Posted: January 14, 2015

Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has been selected to receive the Gator Engineering Leadership Award from the University of Florida’s College of Engineering.  The award, which is designed to honor engineering graduates who have demonstrated leadership in innovation, …

Posted: January 14, 2015

Dr. Shuguang (Robert) Cui, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Communication Society (ComSoc) Distinguished Lecturer for the 2015-2016 term. The IEEE ComSoc pr…

Posted: January 14, 2015

Yashwant Prakash Vyas, a senior student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named recipient of the ISV Spotlight Award from the International Student Voice (ISV) magazine. The ISV Spotlight award recognizes students for their hard work and dedic…

Posted: January 14, 2015

A 2010 paper written by Dr. Patrick Linke, professor and chair of the Chemical Engineering Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar, is now the fourth most-cited paper in the Elsevier journal Applied Thermal Engineering. The paper, “On the systematic design and selection of optimal working flui…

Posted: January 8, 2015

Dr. Timothy Alden Davis, a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named an Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Fellow. Founded in 1947, ACM is the world's largest association of computing professionals. It serves its membership and…

Posted: January 8, 2015

Dillingham '35 Mike Callahan Dillingham of College Station died on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015 at the age of 102.  Dillingham had the distinction of being one of the oldest living Aggie Graduates.  He was born on Feb. 18, 1912 in Commerce, Texas and graduated from Fort Worth Central High School in 192…

Posted: January 7, 2015

The IEEE Power and Energy Society Scholarship Plus Scholar Award was presented to Texas A&M University undergraduates, Brian Pabst, Benjamin Jack and Lindsey Miller, all majoring in electrical engineering.  These students are recognized for their high GPAs with distinct extracurricular activiti…

Posted: January 7, 2015

Two professors in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University were named Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). Dr. Krishna Narayanan (left), professor, and Dr. Mark Weichold (right), Regents Professor and dean and CEO of Texas …

Posted: January 7, 2015

Since the 1960s, researchers around the world have been looking for ways to employ the unique properties of active materials such as shape memory alloys (SMAs) for the development of morphing aerospace structures. Dr. Darren Hartl, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) research assis…

Posted: January 7, 2015

Dr. Erchin Serpedin, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, and his collaborators received a Best Paper Award at the recent IEEE Globecom 2014 Conference in Austin, Texas. Serpedin, along with Professor Khalid Qaraqe and Associate Researc…

Posted: January 7, 2015

A paper written by Dr. Bilal Mansoor, assistant professor in the Mechanical Engineering Program, and his research associate Jahanzaib Malik won third prize in the Annual Aluminum Symposium Competition 2014. Mansoor and Malik’s paper was recognized for the novelty of application, technical conte…

Posted: January 7, 2015

Dr. Mark H. Weichold, dean and CEO of Texas A&M University at Qatar and Regents Professor of electrical engineering, has been elected a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Weichold was recognized by IEEE “for contributions to international development of…

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