Archives for February 2016

Posted: February 19, 2016

Dr. Lewis Ntaimo, associate professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, and Dr. V. Jorge Leon, Allen-Bradley professor in the department, were recently featured in the February issue of IIE magazine. The article highlights Leon and Ntaimo’s team fo…

Posted: February 17, 2016

Texas A&M University’s Dwight Look College of Engineering was one of six organizations honored by Laserfiche for using its enterprise content management to improve productivity, innovate processes and achieve exceptional business results. The Texas A&M University System selected Laserfiche …

Posted: February 17, 2016

His team might not have been from Texas A&M University, but an Aggie still helped take home the top honors at the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition Design Weekend held at Texas A&M’s Kyle Field on Jan. 29-30. John Mayo, a 2014 Texas A&M graduate in mechanical engineering and a graduate o…

Posted: February 17, 2016

Six former students of the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University recently participated in the Industrial Distribution Program’s ‘Grad Forum’ during the Sales Engineering class (IDIS 330). The former students comprised a panel and interacted with…

Posted: February 16, 2016

Dr. Ignacio E. Grossmann, a world renowned researcher for developing novel mathematical programming algorithms and techniques for solving problems in process systems engineering, delivered the Distinguished McFerrin Lecture which is part of the Lindsay Lecture Series hosted by the Artie McFerrin Dep…

Posted: February 16, 2016

Thousands of potential students and their families visited Texas A&M University and the Dwight Look College of Engineering for Aggieland Saturday, a university open house held Feb. 13. Aggieland Saturday brought approximately 13,000 visitors to campus to explore all Texas A&M has to offer…

Posted: February 16, 2016

The Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University hosted its Annual Student Paper Contest on Jan. 30, with runoffs held on Feb. 6. Over the past four decades the contest has become a time-honored annual event and has grown significantly, both in the number of participa…

Posted: February 15, 2016

The human immunodeficiency virus, HIV-1, can infect, via entry, a variety of cells. The specific cell-type infected by a viral strain is referred to as HIV-1 tropism and can affect treatment and overall patient outcome. Cell-based methods for determining HIV-1 tropism are costly with a slow turnarou…

Posted: February 15, 2016

Joshua Harris, Ph.D. student and graduate research assistant in the Vehicle Systems and Control Laboratory (VSCL) in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to join the AIAA Intelligent Systems Technical Committee (ISTC). The ISTC addresses the applica…

Posted: February 15, 2016

Carl Runco, a graduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, competed in the southwest regional Robert L. Lichten competition and won first place for his presentation, “Design and Development of a Meso-Scale Cyclocopter,” giving him the opportunity to compet…

Posted: February 15, 2016

What happens when you mix engineers with education students and design needs from sponsors?  You get solutions to healthy eating habits, educational and safe social media, and special needs education tracking. These three ideas took the top spots at the latest Aggies Invent, which was focused on edu…

Posted: February 11, 2016

Payman Dehghanian, Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received a university level scholarship from the Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP). Dehghanian, who’s under the advisement of Dr. Mladen Kezunovic, the E…

Posted: February 10, 2016

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Lewis Ntaimo the Marilyn and L. David Black Faculty Fellow in Industrial and Systems Engineering in recognition of his accomplishments and future potential. The endowed faculty fellowship was effective Jan. 1. Ntaimo is …

Posted: February 10, 2016

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Amarnath Banerjee the Corrie and Jim Furber ’64 Faculty Fellow in Industrial and Systems Engineering in recognition of his accomplishments and future potential. The endowed faculty fellowship was effective Jan. 1. Banerj…

Posted: February 10, 2016

Editor's note: Original story posted on Texas A&M Today.   Drawing an analogy between antibiotic-resistant bacteria and the demolition of Kyle Field was apparently clever enough for Texas A&M University doctoral candidate Anthony Sperber to walk away with several titles, including overall …

Posted: February 8, 2016

Students completing a Capstone course in Electronic Systems Engineering Technology (ESET) at Texas A&M University are getting valuable hands-on experience solving real problems in the space industry thanks to a new collaboration between ESET, NASA, Texas Instruments and Texas Space Technologies,…

Posted: February 4, 2016

Dr. Alan Needleman, TEES Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, chaired the program committee for the 2016 annual conference of The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST). The program was held in Da…

Posted: February 4, 2016

Laura Byrd, program assistant in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering graduate office, was recently awarded the President's Meritorious Service Award along with 24 other individuals and two teams. Byrd is a well-known face around the department. She came to Texas A&M University in 2010 an…

Posted: February 3, 2016

Demkowicz demonstrating a hydrogen analyzer in his laboratory Dr. Michael J. Demkowicz has joined the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University as an associate professor. Demkowicz specializes in computational materials design and fundamental physics of materi…

Posted: February 3, 2016

Mikayla Barry and Kendal Ezell, undergraduate students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, each have been selected to represent the university in the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. Barry and Ezell are two of four tot…

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