Archives for July 2015

Posted: July 31, 2015

Dr. Jenn-Tai Liang and Dr. Duane McVay of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University have been selected 2015-2016 Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Distinguished Lecturers. Liang and McVay will join 30 other experts who will share their knowledge with SPE mem…

Posted: July 29, 2015

Graduate student Jialong Zhang and Associate Professor Guofei Gu of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University received the Best Paper Award at the 35th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS). The research paper, “Systematic Mining…

Posted: July 28, 2015

Brandon Sweeney and Blake Teipel, graduate students in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, jointly won the Center of New Ventures and Entrepreneurship’s 14th annual Raymond Ideas Challenge at Mays Business School. Teipel won the competition for the second…

Posted: July 23, 2015

The Texas A&M Engineering Program co-sponsored the 2015 Chancellor’s Summit on Academic Technology that was held recently at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center on the Texas A&M University campus. The A&M System Council on Academic Technology and Innovative Education (CATIE) or…

Posted: July 23, 2015

Dr. Raktim Bhattacharya, associate professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and director of the Laboratory for Uncertainty Quantification at Texas A&M University, has received a $670,000 grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research to develop new algorithms for space situat…

Posted: July 23, 2015

Dr. Choongho Yu, the Gulf/Oil Thomas A. Dietz Career Development Professor II in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, and his group in mechanical engineering and materials science and engineering have recently published a paper in the journal Energy & Environment…

Posted: July 23, 2015

Bringing the real world into the classroom is a key focus of Texas A&M University’s Dwight Look College of Engineering, and two individuals in the Department of Mechanical Engineering are doing just that.  Dr. Andrew Duggleby, visiting assistant professor, and Yuval Doron, a lecturer in the dep…

Posted: July 22, 2015

A team of students from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University recently showcased its 3D printing skills by printing braille labels on prescription bottles. The team is led by Dr. Tanil Ozkan, who is a visiting assistant professor in the department. Dr. Andreas Polyc…

Posted: July 22, 2015

Ray Rothrock ’77 has been named a Tau Beta Pi Distinguished Alumnus for 2015. Rothrock, who graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering, will be presented the award at the engineering honor society’s convention in October in Providence, Rhode Island. The …

Posted: July 21, 2015

Students in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISEN) at Texas A&M University recently returned from a college-sponsored trip to Puerto Rico. On this trip, students experienced industrial and systems engineering in the context of another culture. A total of 27 ISEN students pa…

Posted: July 21, 2015

Jose de Jesus Rico Jimenez, graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named recipient of the Texas A&M Dissertation Fellowship. The fellowship supports a student’s final analyses and dissertation writing. It offers $1,500 per month, to be…

Posted: July 20, 2015

Students from across the country are spending their summer conducting scientific research with faculty in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University.  The Research Experience for Undergraduates program (REU), funded by the National Science Foundation, is a nation…

Posted: July 20, 2015

A video created by the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University is a finalist in the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) Engineering For You 2 video contest. “The Inheritance,” a two-minute video describing how the use of solar energy can provide sustainable…

Posted: July 17, 2015

Dr. Hamid Parsaei, professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University and director of academic outreach at Texas A&M University Qatar, was recently inducted into Western Michigan University’s (WMU) College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Alumni Exce…

Posted: July 16, 2015

Rachel Hayden ‘89, president and founder of Hayden Consultants, Inc. and former American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Dallas branch president, was awarded the 2015 Civil Engineering Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Hayden was selected for her outstanding entrepreneurial efforts with her company,…

Posted: July 16, 2015

Baixin Wang, graduate student in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, was selected to receive a Texas A&M University Dissertation Fellowship for the 2015-2016 academic year. Wang currently works with Dr. Kung-Hui Chu, associate professor in the department. Together, they search for a met…

Posted: July 15, 2015

Nine students from the Dwight look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University were named recipients of the 2015 Kaneka Scholarship given by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s (TEES) Polymer Technology Center. The scholarship awards $1,000 in tuition to graduate and undergrad…

Posted: July 14, 2015

Students from Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University were allotted 60 seconds to pitch their research to a panel of judges during the Pitch Your Research competition earlier this month. The competition, which included participants from the Departments of Materials Science …

Posted: July 14, 2015

Dr. Alan Needleman, professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, organized a two-day "Ductile Fracture Workshop" at the Dwight Look College of Engineering. A group of nine local and international researchers met to develop interactions and collabor…

Posted: July 9, 2015

Lisa Bratton, a sophomore engineering student, won first place in the women's 200-meter backstroke at the 2015 World University Games on at the Nambu University International Aquatics Center in Gwangju, South Korea.  Bratton, from Richland, Washington, won with a lifetime-best time of 2 minutes, 9.…

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