Archives for June 2015

Posted: June 30, 2015

Dr. Stratos Pistikopoulos, TEES Distinguished Research Professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, received an honorary doctorate from the University of Pannonia in Veszprém, Hungary at a ceremony June 19 at the university.  "This is indeed a grea…

Posted: June 30, 2015

Dr. Mark Avnet and Dr. Alaa Elwany, assistant professors in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, jointly won Best Engineering Management Track Paper at the annual Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Their paper e…

Posted: June 30, 2015

James Eggebrecht, assistant director of Texas A&M University’s Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) and a lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was recently awarded the Outstanding Alumni award by the U.S. Department of Energy Industrial Assessment Centers. The Industrial Assessme…

Posted: June 30, 2015

Trevor Terrill, a doctoral student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently awarded a 2015 Outstanding IAC Student Award by the National Industrial Assessment Centers. The program, which receives its funding through the United States Department of Energy,…

Posted: June 29, 2015

Vishal Patel, a graduate student researcher in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, and other experts from the U.S. Department of Energy’s national laboratories gathered via webinar to answer questions about the forms of energy used in the "Star Wars" universe. P…

Posted: June 26, 2015

Robin Hall, a senior in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently awarded the A.O. Putnam Memorial Scholarship by the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE). The scholarship recognizes exceptional undergraduate students in industrial engineering …

Posted: June 25, 2015

Texas A&M University has announced the formation of the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academies at four two-year colleges across the state of Texas. This innovative co-enrollment partnership was developed to address the state’s growing need for engineers. Houston Community College in Houston…

Posted: June 24, 2015

Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Jaime Grunlan holder of the Linda & Ralph Schmidt ’68 Professorship in Mechanical Engineering. The endowed professorship is effective July 1.  Grunlan is a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at…

Posted: June 24, 2015

Logan Harbour, a senior in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, gave a presentation on the student exchange program between Texas A&M’s nuclear engineering department and the College of Nuclear Science and Technology at Harbin Engineering University, China, during t…

Posted: June 24, 2015

Each year engineering students at Texas A&M University participate in a senior project that will tie together and challenge all the skills they have achieved while pursuing their degrees. These projects are designed to showcase not only the student’s capabilities but also each department’s world…

Posted: June 24, 2015

A team of four engineering students from Texas A&M University placed second in the inaugural Drillbotics Competition hosted by the Society of Petroleum Engineers Drilling Systems Automation Technical Section (SPE DSATS). The competition was created to give students the opportunity to test their…

Posted: June 23, 2015

Texas A&M University chapter of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) elected a new officer cabinet for the 2015-2016 school year and recently sent five student representatives to the June ANS Conference. The goal of ANS is to provide public information to those outside of the nuclear engineering c…

Posted: June 23, 2015

Dr. Yossef Elabd, professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received a 2015 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) grant, funded by the Department of Defense. The title of the study: Small-Angle X-ray Scattering for Na…

Posted: June 22, 2015

Nuclear engineering graduate students Ryan Kelly and Richard Vega have received scholarships from the American Nuclear Society for the 2015-2016 academic year. Kelly is the recipient of a general graduate scholarship and Vega is the recipient of the Alan F. Henry/ Paul A. Greebler Memorial Schola…

Posted: June 17, 2015

Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Anthony Guiseppi-Elie head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University. Guiseppi-Elie will also be the TEES Professor in the department. Both appointments are effective August 17. Guiseppi…

Posted: June 17, 2015

Anthony Ramirez, a senior in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to be a student ambassador for the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME). For the past 40 years, NACME has awarded engineering scholarships to …

Posted: June 16, 2015

Dr. Christodoulos A. Floudas, Erle Nye ’59 Chair Professor for Engineering Excellence in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University and director of the Texas A&M Energy Institute, has been elected as a Corresponding Member of the Academy of Athens, the most…

Posted: June 16, 2015

Dr. Mark Lawley, TEES Research Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, and Dr. Michelle Alvarado, a postdoctoral research associate in the department, were recently presented the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s (PCORI) Tier I aw…

Posted: June 16, 2015

Some of the best and brightest engineering minds from around the country will be coming to Texas A&M University in January for a SpaceX competition to design and build the company’s proposed Hyperloop transit pod. The competition’s design weekend, which SpaceX announced Monday will be hosted by…

Posted: June 16, 2015

Dr. Maria Barrufet, professor in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the 2015 Society of Petroleum Engineers North America Gulf Coast Regional Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty. The award was presented during the …

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