Archives for July 2015

Posted: July 9, 2015

Monty Mueller, a distinguished former student of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and an avid supporter of the department, will be greatly missed by students, faculty, and staff at Texas A&M University. Mueller, who graduated in 1984, was recognized this spring as a Distinguis…

Posted: July 8, 2015

The Lori Cardenas Memorial Scholarship has been established to honor the memory of the longtime employee of Texas A&M University. Cardenas, who began working for the university in 1989, passed away March 31, 2015. The majority of Cardenas’ career was spent in what is now the Engineering Academ…

Posted: July 8, 2015

Dr. Raymundo Arróyave, associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently participated in a study sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society published the report, “Modeli…

Posted: July 8, 2015

(from left to right) Thomas Blasingame, Akhil Datta-Gupta, and A. Rashid Hasan Three faculty members in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University have been selected by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) to receive SPE International Awards. Dr. Thomas …

Posted: July 8, 2015

Payman Dehghanian, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, is the recipient of the 2015 IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu Outstanding Professional Award. The award is presented to an individual selected from a nationwide search to recognize an except…

Posted: July 8, 2015

Hangtian Lei, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, won the Best Poster Award at the Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC) Industry Advisory Board Meeting. Lei (left), whose advisor is Dr. Chanan Singh (right), won for h…

Posted: July 8, 2015

Roozbeh Dehghannasiri, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the Best Paper Award from the Midsouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society (MCBIOS) 2015 conference. Dehghannasiri won the award for his paper titled…

Posted: July 7, 2015

Jen Copestake, a reporter from BBC’s technology television program “Click,” recently visited Texas A&M University's mechanical engineering department to showcase the result of a 10-year research project. Carlos Sanchez, a Ph.D. student in the department was interviewed, and the question of wheth…

Posted: July 6, 2015

Dr. Erick Moreno-Centeno, assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently honored with the 2015 Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching – College Level. He is one of four faculty members in the D…

Posted: July 6, 2015

Dr. Robin Murphy, Raytheon Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, and her robotic unmanned aerial vehicles will be featured on CNN in a special about the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina that is scheduled to air in late August. Murphy, dire…

Posted: July 6, 2015

Fifteen ocean engineering students from the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University raced their human-powered submarine, The 12th Mantaray, to fourth place overall with a speed of 5.8 knots at the 13th International Human-Powered Submarine Races (ISR) June 22-26. The ISR, …

Posted: July 1, 2015

Ahad Esmaeilian, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the 2015 ConocoPhillips Graduate Fellowship. The Texas A&M Energy Institute awards the fellowship, which is funded through ConocoPhillips, to recognize outstandi…

Posted: July 1, 2015

Dr. Gretchen Miller, assistant professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently recognized as the Dwight Look College of Engineering’s Montague Scholar for the coming year. Her nomination stemmed from efforts in curriculum innovation and modification…

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