Archives for January 2016

Posted: January 27, 2016

Tamara Becejac and Payman Dehghanian, graduate students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, each received an International Student Services Scholarship from Texas A&M for scholastic accomplishments and academic excellence. Becejac and Dehghania…

Posted: January 27, 2016

Roland Gordon, alumnus of the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, has been promoted to president of Winsupply Inc.  “Roland has a strong financial background and brings a broad array of experiences and success in leadership,” said Jack Johns…

Posted: January 27, 2016

Dr. Stratos Pistikopoulos, associate director of the Texas A&M Energy Institute and TEES Distinguished Research Professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named editor-in-chief of the journal Computers & Chemical Engineering. Com…

Posted: January 27, 2016

The Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University recently hosted Dredging Engineering and Cutter Suction Dredge Simulator short courses. Fifty-seven participants from across the United States and as far as Canada and Brazil attended the weeklong Dredging Engineering short course repr…

Posted: January 27, 2016

Nearly 6,000 students packed Texas A&M University’s Reed Arena on Tuesday and Wednesday (Jan. 26 and 27), hoping to secure jobs and internships that will put their engineering careers on the right track after graduation. The annual Student Engineers’ Council (SEC) spring career fair brought in 2…

Posted: January 26, 2016

Dr. Jeff Huang, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received a five-year National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for his research in debugging concurrency related software defects. The N…

Posted: January 26, 2016

More than 120 teams including seven from Texas A&M University will take part in the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition Design Weekend on Friday and Saturday (Jan. 29 and 30) on the campus of Texas A&M. More than 1,000 students representing more than 100 universities and three high schools wil…

Posted: January 26, 2016

The AggieSat4 (AGS4) satellite carrying Bevo-2 was unpacked and assembled aboard the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday (Jan. 27), and will be released into outer space on Friday (Jan. 29). AggieSat4 launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida for the ISS on last month. …

Posted: January 26, 2016

The walls of Dr. William Schneider’s office are covered with awards highlighting his venerable career at NASA, where he worked for 38 years before becoming a professor at Texas A&M University.  Schneider has been a faculty member in the Department of Mechanical Engineering for the past 15 years…

Posted: January 22, 2016

A society’s socio-economic status depends on the quality of its infrastructure. All of those highways, buildings, and power supplies are structures enabling the technological growth of our society. We all utilize this infrastructure, and we all pay for this infrastructure. If we are paying…

Posted: January 20, 2016

Dr. S.P. Bhattacharyya, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was invited to give several lectures at two leading universities in Taiwan. The Ministry of Science and Technology in Taiwan invited Bhattacharyya, the Robert M. Kennedy '26 Profe…

Posted: January 19, 2016

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University currently has 13 full-time professors at the Texas A&M University at Qatar campus. Each year Dr. Andreas Polycarpou, head of Texas A&M’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, works with the program chair for the Qatar progr…

Posted: January 17, 2016

Texas A&M University at Qatar hosted experts from around the world for the annual QAFCO – Texas A&M University at Qatar Conference 2016. The 2016 conference was the eighth presented in cooperation with Texas A&M at Qatar’s longtime industry collaborator, the Qatar Fertiliser Co. (Q…

Posted: January 15, 2016

According to the United States Department of Labor the average expected salary of a mechanical engineer is $80,580 per year. In fiscal year 2014, the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University issued 349 degrees to students who completed the rigorous curriculum. The mechanical…

Posted: January 14, 2016

Dr. Bonnie J. Dunbar, retired NASA astronaut, engineer and educator, has joined Texas A&M Engineering as a Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering. She also has a joint appointment as the director of the TEES…

Posted: January 14, 2016

Five undergraduate students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University have been awarded the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation Undergraduate Student Travel Grant by the George Bush Foundation in recognition of their exemplary academic records. As recipients, M…

Posted: January 14, 2016

When treating cancer, time is the most important variable available for both the patient and the doctor. Time allows doctors to increase the knowledge of the specific cancer plaguing a patient. Time allows for improvements in medications and technologies used as part of a prescribed treatment plan. …

Posted: January 13, 2016

Raymundo Arróyave, associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been appointed associate editor of the Journal of Materials Science. He began his new role this month.  “The Journal of Materials Science is one of the premier multidiscipl…

Posted: January 13, 2016

The Texas A&M Foundation’s Board of Trustees recently announced the selection of Tyson Voelkel as its new president. The U.S. Army veteran and 1996 industrial distribution graduate of Texas A&M University will take office on Wednesday (Jan. 20). As head of the university’s major-gift fundrai…

Posted: January 13, 2016

Ooredoo, Qatar University and Texas A&M University at Qatar have signed a major new research agreement to support innovation and development in Qatar and across the wider region. The agreement will support research in key areas, including fast deployable wireless communication systems for …

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