Archives for June 2015

Posted: June 16, 2015

Students from the Texas A&M University Department of Nuclear Engineering and Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) participated in the 4th annual domestic Nuclear Facilities Experience (NFE) May 17- 23. This was the first year that the NFE included students from another Texas A&M Universit…

Posted: June 15, 2015

Dr. Moble Benedict, assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received a 2015 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) grant from the Army Research Office for his proposal titled “Instrumentation for Performance, Blade-Loads …

Posted: June 15, 2015

Dr. Lin Shao, an associate professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded $1.2 million in funding by the U.S. Department of Energy as a part of an initiative to promote projects with potential in the fields of nuclear energy research and infrastructu…

Posted: June 11, 2015

Texas A&M University recently recognized 70 engineering undergraduate and graduate students who earned their business management certificates. The business management certificate (BMC) program, which is a joint program between the Dwight Look College of Engineering and the Mays Business School,…

Posted: June 10, 2015

Dr. Arul Jayaraman, a professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University and holder of the Ray Nesbitt Professorship, was one of the recipients of the 2015 Engineering Genesis Award for Multidisciplinary Research. The award was presented to during the Te…

Posted: June 10, 2015

Ali Beheshti, Tanil Ozkan and Stephen Keen, tribologists from the Microtribodynamics Group led by Dr. Andreas A. Polycarpou, represented Texas A&M University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering at the student STEM camp held in May. The event was hosted by The Society of Tribologist and Lubr…

Posted: June 10, 2015

Carlos Briseno-Vidrios, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, presented innovative engineering research at the fourth annual Broadcom Foundation University Research Competition sponsored by Broadcom Foundation, a non-profit funded by…

Posted: June 10, 2015

Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud, distinguished professor and holder of the Spencer J. Buchanan Chair in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently elected technical region director in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) for 2015-2018. Briaud brings over man…

Posted: June 10, 2015

Dr. M. M. Faruque Hasan, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU).  Hasan will use the award to research accurate and ef…

Posted: June 10, 2015

Michael Bass, an undergraduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the 2015 Brown Foundation-Earl Rudder Memorial Outstanding Student Award. Through a gift from the Brown Foundation of Houston, the Brown Foundation-Earl Rudder Outst…

Posted: June 9, 2015

Dr. Nobuo Morita, an expert in rock mechanics, has joined the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University as a professor. Morita’s contributions in the area of rock mechanics include initiating the oriented perforation technique for reducing sanding; clarifying the c…

Posted: June 8, 2015

The Department of Aerospace Engineering in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University inducted 10 individuals into the Aerospace Engineering Distinguished Alumni Academy during the Aerospace Engineering 75th Anniversary and Annual Awards Banquet. Receiving the Outstanding Yo…

Posted: June 7, 2015

The plight of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 (MH370) is one of the biggest mysteries in aviation history, but an interdisciplinary research team led by a Texas A&M University at Qatar math professor has theorized the ill-fated plane plunged vertically into the southern Indian Ocean in March 2…

Posted: June 5, 2015

The Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University began its new student conference orientations for those considering a specialization in nuclear engineering. The department sessions allow students a general overview of the program environment and other opportunities available to t…

Posted: June 4, 2015

Aditya Konduri, a graduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University working under the supervision of Dr. Diego A. Donzis, received the Best Graduate Student Presentation Award at the American Physical Society Meeting — Texas Section this past fall. The presentat…

Posted: June 4, 2015

Texas A&M University Computer Science and Engineering Raytheon Professor Dr. Robin Murphy was a keynote speaker for the RoboUniverse Conference and Expo. The conference was held May 11-13, 2015 in New York City. Her talk was titled, "Disaster Robotics: Lessons Learned from 15 Years of Deploymen…

Posted: June 3, 2015

Dr. Hong Liang, professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been appointed as co-editor for the journal Tribology International. Liang joins Michel Fillon, professor from the Université de Poitiers, and Weimin Liu, professor from the Chinese Academy of Sci…

Posted: June 3, 2015

[From left: Vice Chancellor and Dean of Texas A&M Engineering Dr. M. Katherine Banks, President and CEO of Noninvasix, Inc. Graham Randall and Vice Chancellor for Research Jon Mogford]. New medical technology that enables monitoring of a baby’s brain oxygen levels during labor and delivery is a…

Posted: June 3, 2015

A multi-university team that includes Vladislav Yakovlev, professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded a five-year grant, totaling more than $7 million from the Department of Defense’s (DOD) Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI…

Posted: June 2, 2015

Nuclear engineering faculty members from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janiero (UFRJ) in Brazil visited the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station's (TEES) Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) to learn about the nuclear security courses being taught at both the undergra…

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