Archives for March 2016

Posted: March 21, 2016

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University recently held its annual Spring Banquet and Awards Ceremony in the Bethancourt Ballroom located at the Memorial Student Center on campus. The event provides a way for the department to recognize those who work diligently …

Posted: March 21, 2016

Donald Bruss, a graduate student in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, won an Outstanding Poster Award at the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) 2016 Stewardship Science Academic Programs (SSAP) Symposium in Bethesda, Maryland. The SAAP Symposium serves…

Posted: March 21, 2016

Haley Marks, graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been recognized for her work developing a handheld device that tests for trace levels of toxins in blood at this year’s 2016 Photonics West symposium in San Francisco. Marks was awarded first …

Posted: March 21, 2016

Brandon Sweeney and Blake Teipel, graduate students in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, won the $50,000 first prize for their patent-pending 3-D printing at the 2016 Baylor New Venture Competition at Baylor University. The two-day event was composed of…

Posted: March 21, 2016

The Industrial Distribution Program at Texas A&M University prepares students with the use of gaming technology.   By using a first-of-its-kind sales training program based on gamification, Texas A&M University students are learning about the attention and discovery stages of the sales pr…

Posted: March 21, 2016

Dr. Bimal Nepal, associate professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, has been elected to serve on the Institute of Industrial Engineers, Computer and Information Systems Division board of directors. The two-year commitment begins t…

Posted: March 20, 2016

The University of Tennessee at Knoxville hosted an invited seminar and webinar given by Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) senior research scientist Dr. Frank Garner regarding work he and Dr. Lin Shao, associate professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M U…

Posted: March 16, 2016

Texas A&M Engineering’s graduate program ranked 11th overall and seventh among public institutions in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, “America’s Best Graduate Schools 2017.” The current overall ranking is an improvement of one spot from last year’s rankings. Individual programs …

Posted: March 15, 2016

Dr. Robin Murphy, Raytheon Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, gave one of the nine invited topical lectures at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) meeting in Washington D.C. AAAS, the organization that publishes th…

Posted: March 14, 2016

Two researchers with the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) have received research instrumentation awards from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Dr. Ibrahim Karaman, head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University and Chevron Professor I, …

Posted: March 14, 2016

Trevor Nelligan, a junior in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named honorable mention in the 2016 Computing Research Association’s (CRA) Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Awards. Nelligan received the honor for his work in the Sketch Recognition …

Posted: March 14, 2016

Improved training techniques, safety monitoring and rehabilitation methods were the focus of the most recent Aggies Invent: Sports. Students looked at all perspectives of sports from safety to training to recovery, and knocked it out of the park with their innovations. Aggies Invent: Sports tasked …

Posted: March 14, 2016

Julie Hammett, Ph.D. student in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to receive the Heep Graduate Fellowship by the Texas A&M Institute for Advanced Study. The Heep Graduate Fellowship is awarded to those who demonstrate outstanding…

Posted: March 14, 2016

Dr. Austin Buchanan, graduate of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected for the second place Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award by the Institute for Industrial and Systems Engineering. The Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award recognizes …

Posted: March 14, 2016

Dr. Erick Moreno-Centeno, assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to receive the Dr. Hamed E. Eldin Outstanding Early Career IE in Academia Award from the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering. Sponsored by…

Posted: March 14, 2016

Adolfo R. Escobedo, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected as a 2016 recipient of the U.S. Senator Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellowship. The U.S. Senator Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellowship was established to promote, encourage and rew…

Posted: March 14, 2016

Matthew Aguirre, a senior in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected as the first-place winner of the James Barany Student Award for Excellence from the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering (IISE). The award recognizes undergrad…

Posted: March 11, 2016

Dr. Robin Murphy, Raytheon Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named one of the 30 Most Innovative Women Professors Alive Today by The Best Master’s Degrees, a website that provides reviews and rankings to help narrow down the field w…

Posted: March 11, 2016

More than 100 Texas A&M University engineering students spent a Saturday learning how to become better leaders during the Accenture Leadership Symposium hosted by the Student Engineers’ Council (SEC).  “The Accenture Leadership Symposium is a perfect opportunity to develop the skills necessary …

Posted: March 11, 2016

The second annual Big Data workshop was held recently at Texas A&M University to foster connections across disciplines that intersect this area and help people to continue to identify opportunities for collaboration. The workshop was comprised of 27 short talks from speakers from across the univ…

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