Archives for November 12, 2015

Posted: May 3, 2016

UPDATE: April 28, 2016:The space technology engineered by two undergraduate students and startup company Texas Space Technology Applications and Research (T STAR) was successfully activated by Astronaut Tim Peake on board the International Space Station. The collaborative project, named STRATA, is i…

Posted: November 12, 2015

Dr. Jun Zou, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE). Zou’s election to Seni…

Posted: November 12, 2015

The first cohort of students admitted into the Zachry Leadership Program was honored with a reception Nov. 9 at Kyle Field. All 32 students were in attendance, along with M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of Texas A&M Engineering, John Zachry, Zachry Group Chairman & CEO, as well …

Posted: November 12, 2015

Dr. Karan Watson, provost and executive vice president of Texas A&M University, has been appointed an ABET Fellow for her significant contributions to the organization. The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredits college and university programs in the disciplines of …

Posted: November 12, 2015

A group of undergraduate students from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University won the Consortium for the Advancement of Shape Memory Alloy Research and Technology (CASMART) Student Design Challenge. Cullen Eckhert, Kelli Pickett, Hannah Stroud, Kanika Gakhar and Tyler Fi…

Posted: November 12, 2015

Robyn Woollands, Ph.D. student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the John V. Breakwell award for travel to the 2015 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference in Vail, Colorado. Woollands was one of four students to receive the award. The award of $1…