Archives for February 04, 2015

Posted: February 4, 2015

From Jan. 6-10, faculty from the TEES Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) joined with Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) to lead a four-day workshop for Indian universities focused on advanced nuclear security topics on the campus of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) in …

Posted: February 4, 2015

BP named The Maroon COG the winner of the Texas A&M University Ultimate Field Trip (UFT) Competition Campus Finals, an annual competition that asks university students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields to solve a real-world global energy challenge…

Posted: February 4, 2015

Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Christodoulas Floudas holder of the Erle Nye ’59 Chair Professorship for Engineering Excellence. The endowed professorship appointment was effective Feb. 1.  Floudas is the director of the Texas A&M Energy Instit…

Posted: February 4, 2015

Dr. Jennifer L. Welch, Regents Professor and Chevron Professor II in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, is the editor of the ACM SIGACT News distributed computing column. Welch succeeds Professor Idit Keidar of the Israel Institute of Technology who held …

Posted: February 4, 2015

Dr. N.K. Anand and Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud were named recipients of The Texas A&M University System’s Regents Professor Award and Regents Fellow Service Award, respectively. Both Anand and Briaud will be formally honored Wednesday (Feb. 11) at a banquet in the Bethancourt Ballroom of the Memorial…

Posted: February 4, 2015

GeoTrooper, a project created by Dr. Tracy Hammond that addresses the complex difficulties of navigation and assembly for paratroopers on the drop zone, is featured in a video released through Discovery Channel Canada’s Daily Planet. Hammond is an associate professor in the Department of Computer …