Archives for May 12, 2015

Posted: May 12, 2015

Dr. M. Nazmul Karim, head of the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University and holder of the T. Michael O'Connor Chair II, is participating in a recently funded initiative by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).  The project is titled, "Biom…

Posted: May 12, 2015

Alejandro Azocar, an undergraduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the 2015 Ammon Andes National Award from Sigma Gamma Tau (SGT), the national aerospace engineering honor society. In addition, Azocar was awarded the National Science Foundatio…

Posted: May 12, 2015

At its May 11 meeting the Texas A&M University Faculty Senate elected Dr. Walter Daugherity, senior lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, to the Faculty Senate Executive Committee for the 2015-2016 academic year. Previously Daugherity served as the Speaker of the Texas …

Posted: May 12, 2015

Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering at Texas A&M University, received the Kate Gleason Medal for Leadership in Engineering Education from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). The award, which was presented to Banks during a ceremony on May 7, was established …

Posted: May 12, 2015

Nineteen students from the Sketch Recognition Lab, directed by CSE Associate Professor Dr. Tracy Anne Hammond, in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering received ten awards for their research comprised of a myriad of projects from digitizing sketch-based neuropsychology tests to putting …

Posted: May 12, 2015

Dr. Robin Autenrieth, department head and A.P. and Florence Wiley Professor III in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, is pleased to announce John Barton, deputy executive director of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), as professor of practice for the…

Posted: May 12, 2015

Mr. Bob Nichols, longtime executive at Freese and Nichols and graduate of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, passed away Friday, May 8 in Arlington, Texas. Mr. Nichols graduated from A&M with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering. He was with …

Posted: May 12, 2015

Students and faculty from Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) visited the Texas A&M University Nuclear Science Center (NSC) and participated in a field detection exercise at the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service Disaster City facility. It was the second visit to Texas…