Archives for May 2016

Posted: May 16, 2016

Amy Truong, a petroleum engineering major, has been selected as the winner of a college-wide contest to redesign the gonfalon, a banner that represents the college at graduation. Truong’s design focused on teamwork and the diverse engineering disciplines offered at Texas A&M University. “At fi…

Posted: May 16, 2016

The Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University recently held a reception to honor of the 2016 graduating class. Dr. M. Nazmul Karim, department head and T. Michael O'Connor Chair II, and Dr. Victor Ugaz, the Charles D. Holland '53 Professor and director of the und…

Posted: May 16, 2016

Dr. Vijay P. Singh, Distinguished Professor and holder of the Caroline and William N. Lehrer Distinguished Chair in Water Engineering in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Texas A&M University, received an Outstanding Distinguished Scientist award from Sigma Xi, the res…

Posted: May 15, 2016

Dr. Patrick Linke, chair of the Chemical Engineering Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar, has been named holder of the Qatar Shell Professorship.  This new professorship is funded by Qatar Shell to foster greater understanding of Qatar’s contemporary issues relating to energy and environ…

Posted: May 13, 2016

For many engineering students, the daily grind consists of waking up, studying and going to sleep. Matthew Baumgartner, a senior in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, found time to impact lives by co-founding a branch of 180 Degrees Consulting. “180 …

Posted: May 13, 2016

OTC Heritage Award winner Yuri Makogon (left) with OTC chairman Joe Foster (right). Dr. Yuri F. Makogon, retired TEES Research Engineer in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, received a Heritage Award recognizing his lifetime scientific accomplishment…

Posted: May 13, 2016

Jeffrey Zhao and Sahil Dhanju, engineering students at Texas A&M University, were part of a team that took home a national coding prize from the “Dream it. Code it. Win it.” competition. Zhao, a sophomore mechanical engineering student and University Innovation Fellow and Sahil Dhanju, a comput…

Posted: May 13, 2016

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering at Texas A&M University, has appointed Dr. Mark Lawley as the interim department head in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. Lawley is a TEES research professor in the department. Lawley joined Texas A&M and the…

Posted: May 13, 2016

Anthony Guiseppi-Elie, TEES professor and head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named chair-elect of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows.  Guiseppi-Elie, a class of 2006 inductee of the College of …

Posted: May 13, 2016

Recently, the Class of ’66 returned to campus to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University had the privilege of hosting 15 aerospace class members during the three-day event. The group was treated to tours of the Vehicle, Systems and Control …

Posted: May 13, 2016

Above: Teacher Michelle Gallagher poses with SWE volunteers Katherine Garcia, Abigail Brown and Sahithy Gudavalli. “Be awesome,” is written in all capital letters across the white board in Michelle Gallagher’s classroom. There are opened boxes of pasta on every table, their contents spilling out as…

Posted: May 13, 2016

Charles Donaway, senior academic advisor in the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the 2016 President’s Award for Academic Advising. Donaway received the award during the annual University Advisors and Counselors Spring Awards Breakfast. Donaway has been a…

Posted: May 13, 2016

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recognized five Faculty and Staff Award winners from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering during the 2016 Faculty and Staff Awards banquet. Banks pre…

Posted: May 12, 2016

Texas A&M University engineering students Brendan Cooper, Jean-Claude Faa and Jeffrey Zhao traveled to Silicon Valley, joining more than 200 University Innovation Fellows (UIF) for a four-day intensive experience that included trips to Google, Stanford University, Microsoft and Bay Area companie…

Posted: May 12, 2016

This article was originally published on the Texas A&M Energy Institute Website The Texas A&M Energy Institute is joining eight universities to participate in a new six-year, $20 million project awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). Title…

Posted: May 12, 2016

Andrew Weems, a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named recipient of the Whitaker International Fellowship.  As a fellowship recipient, Weems will have the opportunity to study at the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom where …

Posted: May 12, 2016

Texas A&M University at Qatar engineering student Abdulaziz Al-Qahtani won the finale of the first edition of IgniteDoha with his presentation on problem-solving at the Texas A&M Engineering Building in Education City. IgniteDoha, much like a TED talk, tasked students to introduce a parti…

Posted: May 11, 2016

The Texas A&M Engineering Program recently invested 12 new chair and professorship appointments for the 2016-2017 academic year, in addition to recognizing current chair holders and professorships.    Engineering faculty who were awarded the new designation of a chair or professorship were pres…

Posted: May 11, 2016

Drs. Lin Shao and Pavel Tsvetkov, associate professors in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, were honored at the 2016 Texas A&M Engineering Faculty and Staff Awards Dinner at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center in College Station, Texas.  Shao received th…

Posted: May 11, 2016

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recognized Faculty and Staff Award winners during the 2016 Faculty and Staff Awards banquet. Banks presented Faculty Awards, Staff Excellence Awards, a New Employee A…

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