Archives for October 2015

Posted: October 31, 2015

TAMUHack, student organization in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University held its second annual hackathon on campus in October. The student organization began in 2014 with the mission to put on the largest programming and hardware event on campus. During th…

Posted: October 30, 2015

Dr. Walter C. Daugherity, senior lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, will be honored as the Mathematics and Computer Science Alumnus of the Year by Oklahoma Christian University.  Daugherity was selected by Oklahoma Christian’s Department of M…

Posted: October 30, 2015

­­Distance education students, who are seeking a master’s degree from the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, have the opportunity to save up to $4,500 a year on tuition with a new scholarship opportunity. The competitive scholarship is awarded by the university and can h…

Posted: October 30, 2015

Dr. Nancy Amato, Unocal professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named to Robohub’s list of “25 Women in Robotics You Need to Know About.” Now in its third year, Robohub publishes the list annually to recognize women in robotics. Amato was se…

Posted: October 30, 2015

Cassandra Bub, undergraduate student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, created a guitar tuner and metronome that was developed by Microsoft. Bub and her fellow interns developed the two programs while interning for Microsoft after her freshman year a…

Posted: October 29, 2015

Dr. Robin Murphy, Raytheon professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named an Agent of Change by TIME. TIME honors those who are the inventors, builders, experimenters and imaginers of future technology as Agents of Change. Researchers who use …

Posted: October 29, 2015

Dr. Mark H. Weichold has been named executive director for the Halliburton Global Engineering Program within the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University.  Weichold, who currently serves as the dean and CEO of Texas A&M University at Qatar and is a Regents Professor in the…

Posted: October 28, 2015

Dr. Zixiang Xiong, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, won a top 10 percent paper award at the 17th annual Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP) Workshop in Xiamen, China. Xiong and hi…

Posted: October 28, 2015

Dr. Aakash Tyagi has been awarded an instructional grant to develop a one-of-a-kind course in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University.  Tyagi, a professor of practice, was awarded $5,000 to complete his project “Bringing Chip Design Verification to Academia.” …

Posted: October 28, 2015

Dr. Zachary Grasley, associate professor and Peter C. Forster Faculty Fellow I in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently spoke at the 10th annual Concreep-10 Conference held in Vienna, Austria. Concreep, a three-day conference attended by roughly 200 people …

Posted: October 28, 2015

Three faculty members from the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University were honored during the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Houston. Dr. Thomas Blasingame, Dr. Akhil Datta-Gupta, and Dr. Rashid Hasan each rece…

Posted: October 27, 2015

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Joseph Morgan the Charlotte and Walter Buchanan Faculty Fellow in Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution in recognition of his accomplishments and future potential. The endowed faculty fellowship appointment i…

Posted: October 27, 2015

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Eyad Masad the Zachry Professor in Design and Construction Integration II in recognition of his accomplishments and future potential. The endowed professorship is effective Nov. 1. Masad is a professor in the Zachry Depa…

Posted: October 27, 2015

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. W. John Lee the Chevron Faculty Fellow in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering in recognition of his accomplishments and future potential. The endowed faculty fellowship is effective Nov. 1. Lee is a prof…

Posted: October 27, 2015

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Berna Hascakir the Stephen A. Holditch Faculty Fellow in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering in recognition of her accomplishments and future potential. The endowed faculty fellowship is effective Nov. 1.…

Posted: October 27, 2015

Texas A&M University has established two new interdisciplinary graduate programs in energy: the Master of Science in Energy and the Certificate in Energy. The Master of Science in Energy and the Certificate in Energy are designed to introduce students and professionals to a broad spectrum of im…

Posted: October 26, 2015

Texas A&M University at Qatar in collaboration with founding supporter ORYX GTL has launched the ORYX GTL – Gas-to-Liquid Excellence Program to prepare the highly skilled engineers and technical staff needed to lead and operate Qatar’s world-class industrial facilities. ORYX GTL will fund the…

Posted: October 26, 2015

Guatemalan farmers could soon have a solution to deshelling their pigeon pea crops thanks to a mechanical device from Team Peas-Makers, which was awarded first prize and $1,000 at the most recent Aggies Invent competition held at Texas A&M University. Aggies Invent promotes an innovation and en…

Posted: October 22, 2015

Amy Bolon, doctoral student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, is a leading example of women pushing the boundaries in engineering research and leadership. For the second year in a row, she represented Texas A&M at the Materials Science & Te…

Posted: October 21, 2015

Three-dimensional printing continues to grow in popularity and have varying applications across many industries; prosthetics for children is one of them. Twenty children will be receiving new, 3-D printed prosthetic hands thanks to a course in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&…

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