Archives for April 2015

Posted: April 22, 2015

Yashwant Prakash Vyas, a senior in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the Diversity Service Student Award 2015 from the Department of Multicultural Services. The Diversity Service Awards acknowledge and honor the efforts of students, faculty …

Posted: April 22, 2015

Payman Dehghanian, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, is the recipient of the IEEE Region 5 Outstanding Individual Award. Dehghanian, who is in Dr. Mladen Kezunovic's research group, received the award during an ceremony on April 18…

Posted: April 21, 2015

Youxing Chen, Ph.D. student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the 2015 Distinguished Graduate Student Award for Excellence in doctoral research from The Association of Former Students at Texas A&M. Chen is completing his doctoral degree…

Posted: April 21, 2015

William Scholten ’14, a graduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP). The NSF GRFP is a highly competitive fellowship awarded to students pursuing master’s and doc…

Posted: April 16, 2015

Dr. Huilin Gao, assistant professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received a 2015 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for her research in environmental sustainability.  The NSF awards the prestigious CAREER grants to outstanding junior fac…

Posted: April 16, 2015

Dr. Robin Roberson Murphy, Raytheon Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, is the recipient of the prestigious Eugene L. Lawler Award for Humanitarian Contributions within Computer Science and Informatics. Murphy was recognized for her "pioneerin…

Posted: April 15, 2015

Dr. Terri Reed, assistant vice chancellor for academic affairs in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, was among the honorees at the 2015 Diversity Awards ceremony held Wednesday (April 15) at the Memorial Student Center. Reed, who also serves as the assistant agency …

Posted: April 15, 2015

The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University honored eight alumni during the 2015 Outstanding Alumni Awards Banquet. Receiving the Outstanding Alumni Honor Award were David O. Craig ’86, director of Engineering and Supply Chain, Intelligent Production Systems for Baker Hughes;…

Posted: April 15, 2015

Twenty nuclear forensics students and faculty from Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) visited the Texas A&M University campus April 10 as part of the Nuclear Forensics for Minority Serving Institutions program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Domestic Nuclear Detect…

Posted: April 10, 2015

The Mechanical Engineering department held its annual Awards and Recognition Banquet on April 9 at The Phillips Event Center in Bryan, Texas. Faculty, staff, members of the Academy of Distinguished Graduates, and a department graduate student were recognized for their excellence within the departmen…

Posted: April 10, 2015

Christie Bergerson, graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the 2015 U.S. Senator Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellowship. Bergerson received the fellowship based on her outstanding academic record and contributions in research, teaching and…

Posted: April 9, 2015

Dr. John E. Kelly, deputy assistant secretary for nuclear reactor technologies in the U.S. Department of Energy, will be giving a seminar on April 13 at 4:10 pm. It will be held in the Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building, room 1105. It is open to all interested parties. A reception will precede…

Posted: April 8, 2015

Dr. Daniel Ragsdale '80, has joined the Department of Computer Science and Engineering's faculty at Texas A&M University as a professor of practice. He comes to the department from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) where he has served as program manager since 2011. During his…

Posted: April 8, 2015

Erica Gacasan, undergraduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named a Goldwater Scholar by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. Goldwater Scholars are selected on the basis of academic merit from a field of …

Posted: April 8, 2015

Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Duncan Maitland holder of the Stewart & Stevenson Professorship I in Engineering. The endowed professorship is effective May 1.  Maitland is a professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Texas A…

Posted: April 8, 2015

Dr. Haiyan Wang, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named a Fellow of The American Ceramic Society (ACerS). Wang was one of 16 members elevated to the Fellow status.  The Fellow designation recognizes ACerS members who have dis…

Posted: April 8, 2015

Two Ph.D. students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University were named exceptional reviewer for prestigious journals in the power engineering field. Po-Chen Chen (above left) was named exceptional reviewer for the journal of IEEE Transactions on Power …

Posted: April 8, 2015

(from left to right) Dan Hill, department head; Lindsay Kalberer, TAMU SPE vice president; Ding Zhu, professor; Jennifer Wisler, TAMU SPE president, and Steve Holditch, former department head The Texas A&M University student chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineering (TAMU SPE) recently …

Posted: April 8, 2015

The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Smart Grid center (SGC) will host the third Smart Grid Workshop at the Memorial Student Center at Texas A&M University on April 21, 2015. The previous workshops were attended by more than 150 professionals, faculty and students, as well as …

Posted: April 8, 2015

Shankar Bhattacharyya, the Robert M. Kennedy Professor of Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is an invited speaker at the international conference "Optimization in Robustness and Control," organized by the Institute of Control Science, Moscow, Russia. The conference, which is slate…

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