Archives for October 2015

Posted: October 21, 2015

Melissa Grunlan, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the Royal Academy of Engineering Distinguished Visiting Fellowship. This fellowship enables an academic engineering department in a United Kingdom university to host a dist…

Posted: October 21, 2015

Dr. Nick Duffield, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, and professor by courtesy in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, is part of a group that was awarded a multi-million dollar contract from the Defense Advanced Research…

Posted: October 21, 2015

Dr. Mehrdad Ehsani, the Robert M. Kennedy ’26 Professor II in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elevated to Life Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). The Life Fellow designation is granted to an IEEE Fellow…

Posted: October 20, 2015

The Society of Asian Scientists (SASE), a student-run organization at Texas A&M University, has tripled its membership in the last year, making it a runner up for “Most Improved Chapter” during the SASE national conference held recently. Yuki Oji, a junior mechanical engineering major and presi…

Posted: October 20, 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 selected to be the 2015-2016 Cross-USA lecturer for the Geo-Institute (GI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Sele…

Posted: October 19, 2015

Air pollution remains a major health hazard for our nation despite significant improvement in the United States' air quality since the passage of the Clean Air Act and formation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 1970. Globally, air pollution is the largest environmental risk to human h…

Posted: October 16, 2015

The 2015 Buchanan lecturer is Dr. William F. Marcuson III, director emeritus, from the Geotechnical Laboratory of the U.S. Army Engineers Research and Development Center for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Marcuson’s lecture will be “Katrina in Your Rearview Mirror.” The Buchanan Lecture is held …

Posted: October 16, 2015

This past summer Drs. Ivan Damnjanovic and Luca Quadrifoglio of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University led the first study abroad Italy trip for the civil engineering department. Students benefitted from their faculty leaders’ backgrounds, as Quadrifoglio is a native …

Posted: October 14, 2015

Dr. Jodie Lutkenhaus, William and Ruth Neely Faculty Fellow and associate professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is a finalist in the energy category of the 2015 World Technology Network Awards.  “I am honored to be a finalist,” said Lutkenha…

Posted: October 14, 2015

Dr. S.P. Bhattacharyya, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named a Foreign Member of the Academia Nacional de Engenharia (ANE), Brazil, at the Academy's annual meeting in Rio de Janeiro.Professor Pedro M.G. Ferreira, chairman of the no…

Posted: October 12, 2015

Vladislav Yakovlev, professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS).  Yakovlev, who was elected upon the recommendation of the APS Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, is being recognized…

Posted: October 12, 2015

Yunyun Chen, doctoral student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, won the Neville B. Smith Student Poster Award third prize at Advanced Light Source’s (ALS) annual user meeting held at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California. …

Posted: October 12, 2015

Texas A&M University predoctoral research fellow Gleb Kuzmin and scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are conducting research to understand the negative effects proton therapy cancer treatments can have on normal human tissue. They are seeking to find not only the best way to ac…

Posted: October 12, 2015

Texas A&M University at Qatar’s bachelor’s degree programs in chemical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and petroleum engineering have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in appli…

Posted: October 9, 2015

Dr. J.N. Reddy, professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was inducted into the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) during a ceremony Sunday (Oct. 4) in Washington, D.C. Reddy, who is a Distinguished Professor, Regents Professor and holder of the Oscar S. W…

Posted: October 9, 2015

Dr. Christodoulos A. Floudas, director of the Texas A&M Energy Institute and the Erle Nye ’59 Chair Professor for Engineering Excellence in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, presented the 2015 P.V. Danckwerts Memorial Lecture at the 10th European …

Posted: October 9, 2015

A research team from Texas A&M University that includes two professors from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has received an Early Concept Grant for Exploratory Research (EAGER) from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to research and test a transformative building system t…

Posted: October 9, 2015

Faculty and staff from the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station's Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) at Texas A&M University organized the second Nuclear Facilities Experience (NFE) for American students and young professionals through a grant from the National Nucle…

Posted: October 9, 2015

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University has opened a new student collaboration space on the second floor of the James J. Cain ‘51 Building (ENPH). The space offers students resources such as multiple electrical outlets installed near couches and chairs, dry erase white b…

Posted: October 7, 2015

Students from the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University have out-earned students from other universities for National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) scholarships. Twenty-seven students were named new recipients of the scholarship. The students were hono…

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