Archives for February 24, 2016

Posted: February 24, 2016

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. I. Yucel Akkutlu holder of the Flotek Industries, Inc. Career Development Professorship in Petroleum Engineering. The endowed development professorship was effective Jan. 1. Akkutlu is an associate professor in the Harol…

Posted: February 24, 2016

Laura Byrd, Courtney Charanza, Debra Hanson and Eleanor Schuler are four of 25 individuals selected to receive the 2015-16 President’s Meritorious Service Award. All four will receive their award during a ceremony Feb. 29 at 3:30 p.m. in the in the Memorial Student Center’s Bethancourt Ballroom on …

Posted: February 24, 2016

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Satish Bukkapatnam as the Barbara and Ralph Cox ’53 Faculty Fellow in Industrial and Systems Engineering.  Bukkapatnam is a professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and serves as director of the …

Posted: February 24, 2016

The Texas A&M Foundation recognized Dr. John Junkins, distinguished professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, as the inaugural Partner in Philanthropy Faculty Award recipient for his outstanding commitment to enhancing the efforts of fundraising. Junkins r…

Posted: February 24, 2016

Texas A&M University has been selected to join the 100Kin10 Network, a national initiative to add 100,000 top-rate STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) teachers to classrooms across America by 2021.Texas A&M is one of 49 new members recently admitted into the 280-partner n…

Posted: February 24, 2016

Dr. Roozbeh Jafari, associate professor in biomedical engineering, computer science and engineering and electrical engineering (courtesy appointment), joined the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University in August 2015. Jafari is the director of the Embedded Signal …