Archives for March 2016

Posted: March 11, 2016

Dr. Alaa Elwany, assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, is a member of a multidisciplinary team led by Dr. Ibrahim Karaman that was awarded a $550,000 grant from the Airforce Office of Scientific Research’s Defense University Resear…

Posted: March 11, 2016

Dr. G. Kemble Bennett, senior professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University and vice chancellor and dean emeritus of the Dwight Look College of Engineering, will receive the Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Industrial Engineering Award from the Institute of …

Posted: March 10, 2016

Honghuang Lin, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received a third-place Best Paper Award at the premier conference for the functional design and verification of electronic systems. Lin, who is in the computer engineering and system…

Posted: March 10, 2016

The business and engineering colleges at Texas A&M University are partnering in a new entrepreneurial training program to better prepare undergraduate and graduate students interested in the oil and gas industry. The Petroleum Ventures Program (PVP) is a certificate program funded by a $12 mill…

Posted: March 10, 2016

Dr. Bonnie J. Dunbar, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded membership into the International Honor Society for Systems Engineering by the Omega Alpha Association B…

Posted: March 10, 2016

Dr. Satish Bukkapatnam and Dr. Cèsar Malavè of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering have been selected to receive the Fellow Award from the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE). Bukkapatnam is a professor in the department and Malavè is the head of the department. …

Posted: March 9, 2016

Dr. Costas Georghiades, associate dean for research and Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) associate agency director for strategic initiatives and centers, has been appointed Texas A&M University’s new senior associate vice president for research. His appointment is effective Ap…

Posted: March 9, 2016

The most recent publication of Dr. Jodie Lutkenhaus, associate professor and the William and Ruth Neely Faculty Fellow in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is on ACS Macro Letters Top 20 Most Read List for the month of February. The article is co-aut…

Posted: March 9, 2016

Dr. Svetlana Sukhishvili, professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has received a $424,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct fundamental research on controlling the structure of functional polymer coatings for biomedical and optical applications. S…

Posted: March 9, 2016

Two Texas A&M University students in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Ryan Vrecenar and Zach Varnadore, completed all four tiers of the third annual National Security Agency 2015 Codebreaker challenge – an impressive feat very few have accomplished. More than 2,000 students f…

Posted: March 8, 2016

More than 80 people who work in the oil and gas industry in Qatar attended the 2016 International Workshop on Computational Methods with Applications to Oil and Gas, hosted by Texas A&M University at Qatar. The workshop, held at the Hamad bin Khalifa University Student Center in Education City,…

Posted: March 8, 2016

Dr. Rafiqul Gani, acclaimed for his extensive research in computer-aided methods and tools for sustainable products and processes in chemical engineering, delivered the J.D. Lindsay Lecture at the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University. He is a professor of sys…

Posted: March 8, 2016

Dr. Hung-Jen Wu, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the 2016 KANEKA Junior Faculty Award for his excellence in research. Wu will receive the award at the Polymer Technology Industrial Consortium meeting in April.…

Posted: March 8, 2016

Each year the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University supports students who design and build a Formula style racecar that is raced in the annual Formula SAE (FSAE) student design competition held in Lincoln, Nebraska. In order for mechanical engineering students at Texas A&…

Posted: March 8, 2016

A workshop this month will pair some of the most brilliant minds in cardiovascular health with some of the brightest minds in engineering, and the end result could make waves throughout the medical community and the world. The Workshop on Cardiovascular Science, Engineering and Medicine is set to t…

Posted: March 8, 2016

Daniel Salahuddin awoke from a nap in the Zachry Engineering Center two years ago and saw a flyer on the wall that caught his eye. The flyer was advertising a study abroad opportunity in Beijing, China. The Queens, New York, native always wanted to travel, but China was never on his list. The flyer…

Posted: March 7, 2016

Knowledge of how DNA folds and bends could offer new perspective on how it is handled within cells while also aiding in the design of DNA-based nano-scale devices, says a biomedical engineer at Texas A&M University whose new motion-based analysis of DNA is providing an accurate representation …

Posted: March 4, 2016

Dr. Anastasia Muliana, professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected as a Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Faculty Fellow. The principal purpose of the award is to recognize long-term outstanding research performance. Muliana will …

Posted: March 4, 2016

Dr. Michael Moreno and Dr. Partha Mukherjee, faculty members in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, have been selected as Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Young Faculty Fellows. The TEES Fellows program has provided the opportunity to annually r…

Posted: March 3, 2016

Dr. A. Dan Hill made a presentation on behalf of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) during a working group dinner convened on the first night of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland on Jan. 19. Hill, the head of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&am…

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