Archives for April 2016

Posted: April 25, 2016

Former students Liu and Simon named rising stars in Civil + Structural Engineering Two former students of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, Ivan Liu ’11 and Jessica Simon ’07, were recognized as Civil + Structural Engineer magazine’s 2016 Rising Stars. Liu and…

Posted: April 25, 2016

Texas A&M University's American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Steel Bridge and Concrete Canoe student teams competed in the regional competitions held April 7-9 at Texas Tech University. The Steel Bridge team’s first place finish qualifies it for the national competition to be held at Brigha…

Posted: April 22, 2016

Payman Dehghanian, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received several recent honors for leadership and scholarly activities. Dehghanian received a research grant scholarship from the American Public Power Association (APPA) under t…

Posted: April 22, 2016

Nasan Tsengeg, sophomore in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, placed first for undergraduate research in the engineering category of Texas A&M’s student research week.  Tsengeg contributes to ongoing research being conducted by Dr. Carlos Estra…

Posted: April 22, 2016

The Department of Aerospace Engineering in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University inducted 12 individuals into the Aerospace Engineering Distinguished Alumni Academy during the Aerospace Engineering Annual Awards Banquet on April 1. Receiving the Outstanding Young Engi…

Posted: April 21, 2016

Saving lives, improving patient comfort and streamlining procedures in dangerous situations were just a few of the topics covered in the latest Aggies Invent held at Texas A&M University. The theme for the weekend, First Responders, was sponsored by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Stat…

Posted: April 20, 2016

A student team from Texas A&M University, led by engineering Ph.D. students Blake Teipel and Charles “Brandon” Sweeney, won the grand prize at the Rice Business Plan Competition for its startup company TriFusion Devices. The startup has developed customizable, 3-D printed prosthetic leg devices …

Posted: April 20, 2016

Dr. Phaneendra Kondapi has joined the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University as the director for subsea engineering.  Kondapi has over 20 years of experience in the industry with FMC Technologies and KBR, where he focused on engineering and consulting projects worldwide.  As the KBR Adju…

Posted: April 20, 2016

Three students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University have received the prestigious Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA) Scholarship. Angel Clark, Leah Murff and Benjamin Wiseman were presented their awards during a ceremony in April. Qualifications for …

Posted: April 20, 2016

Dr. Nick Duffield, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was appointed a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). The IET, which is based in the United Kingdom, is one of the world’s largest engineering institutions wit…

Posted: April 20, 2016

More than a dozen nuclear engineering students from Texas A&M University presented at the 2016 American Nuclear Society (ANS) Student Conference in Madison, Wisconsin. Doctoral student Lane Carasik received the designation of best presentation in the graduate category for the thermal hydraulics …

Posted: April 19, 2016

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Andreas A. Polycarpou the James J. Cain Chair in Mechanical Engineering in recognition of his exceptional record as a researcher and educator. The endowed chair appointment is effective May 1. James J. Cain ’51 establish…

Posted: April 18, 2016

Texas A&M University senior civil engineering student Kaci Hicks has a lot on her plate. With graduation approaching in May, Hicks is preparing to move to Houston to begin work at Jones and Carter. In the meantime, she’s devoting much of her time and energy to an organization that has grown clo…

Posted: April 18, 2016

Texas A&M University nuclear engineering doctoral student and Idaho National Laboratory (INL) research scientist Vishal Patel is designing the space ships of tomorrow, developing rockets powered by nuclear thermal propulsion (NTP) that may one day take humans on their journey to Mars. “The…

Posted: April 18, 2016

It was an eventful retirement for former Texas A&M University nuclear engineering student Patrick Pfanz ’93, who attended his retirement ceremony in College Station, Texas on March 25 after serving 21 years in the U.S. Navy as a nuclear submarine officer. The ceremony was as a tribute to Pfanz’s…

Posted: April 18, 2016

Dr. Gang Sun, instructional assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, is a recipient of the 2016 American Society for Agricultural and Biological Engineers Superior Paper Award. The award follows Sun’s submission of th…

Posted: April 15, 2016

The Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Association (ChEGSA) at Texas A&M University organized its third annual research symposium, giving graduate students in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering an opportunity to present their research and network with industry partners. Ni…

Posted: April 15, 2016

Shawna Fletcher, director of the Women in Engineering (WE) program at Texas A&M University, was recently awarded the 2015 Student Employment Impact Award for her work with student employees.  WE is a program that focuses on promoting and supporting female engineers. The program hosts outreach o…

Posted: April 15, 2016

The Texas A&M Institute for Preclinical Studies (TIPS) and the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, under the direction of associate professor Dr. Gamal Akabani, have installed and commissioned a new multimodal Albira Si micro-PET/SPECT/CT system for preclinical small a…

Posted: April 14, 2016

To Roger Simon, becoming a leader means more than simply adding some extra zeros to his future salary. It means being able to make a difference and be an example for others to follow. That’s why the Texas A&M University sophomore aerospace engineering major decided to apply for the Zachry Leader…

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