Archives for May 2016

Posted: May 5, 2016

The Texas A&M University chapter of the Health Physics Society (HPS) attended Rock Prairie Elementary School’s Science and Technology Night and taught students from kindergarten to the fifth grade and their parents about the process of radioactive decay. “The main message we were trying to ge…

Posted: May 4, 2016

Staff member Sarah Curylo and Drs. Peter England, H. Gene Hawkins, Jr., Stefan Hurlebaus and Gretchen Miller of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M  University, have been awarded College of Engineering excellence awards. Curylo, administrative coordinator, received the Staff…

Posted: May 4, 2016

The work of more than 700 students was represented at the Engineering Project Showcase on April 29 in the Hall of Champions at Texas A&M University’s Kyle Field. The Engineering Project Showcase provides students an opportunity to demonstrate and display their engineering projects highlighting …

Posted: May 4, 2016

Wei Dai and Hyunho Choi, graduate students in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, were each awarded scholarships from the Houston Section of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) to study tribology. Dai has been conducting fundamental investi…

Posted: May 4, 2016

Dr. Darren Hartl, TEES Research Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University, and a team of researchers is using extensive data on avian biological systems in the hopes of creating unmanned aircraft with wings that morph and change during flight, much like a bird. A five-year, $6 million grant s…

Posted: May 4, 2016

Aggie STEM, a joint program between the College of Engineering and the College of Education, was selected as the recipient of the 2016 Texas Distance Learning Association (TxDLA) Award for Outstanding Commitment to Excellence and Innovation by a 4-Year Higher Education Institution. The award was ba…

Posted: May 4, 2016

Dr. B. Don Russell, Distinguished Professor and Regents Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been recognized by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for his two-year service as vice chair and chair of membership. In this capacity, R…

Posted: May 4, 2016

Texas A&M University President Michael K. Young is visiting Texas A&M at Qatar and will attend its commencement ceremony on May 5. President Young toured labs at the Texas A&M Engineering Building in Education City, Doha, Qatar, and was the guest of honor at a campus-wide meet and gr…

Posted: May 3, 2016

With honest advice and a genuine smile, Jeana Goodson is changing the lives of students. Goodson, an adviser in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the President’s Award for Academic Advising by the Office of the Provost and Executive…

Posted: May 3, 2016

The Professional Association for Industrial Distribution (PAID) at Texas A&M University recently hosted its Annual Crawfish Boil. Nearly 300 students participated in the event that allows officer candidates to announce their candidacy and provides members an opportunity to interact with others s…

Posted: May 3, 2016

Dr. Yue Kuo, professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is continuing ongoing research in the field of microelectronics and semiconductor microchips that is evolving everyday technology such as cellphones, televisions, computers and more through t…

Posted: May 3, 2016

The Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) held an event on April 25 to celebrate its 10th anniversary. NSSPI students, faculty and staff joined with administrators and collaborators from the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, the Bush School of Government …

Posted: May 3, 2016

Madison Cooper, an undergraduate student in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, participated in the 2016 Engineering Project Showcase on April 29. Over 150 engineering projects from every discipline within the Dwight Look College of Engineering were on display. Th…

Posted: May 3, 2016

Students from the Department of Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University recently participated in an event that featured displays of student entrepreneurial ventures and a panel of industry speakers. Semester coursework for the class, IDIS 454: New Directions…

Posted: May 2, 2016

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University recently launched a new student organization, specifically geared toward students who have an interest in the vital field of cybersecurity. The Texas A&M Cybersecurity Club’s mission is to promote an increased unders…

Posted: May 2, 2016

Students from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University collaborated with a student from the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering to develop a new way to fight clean water access issues facing the world today. With over 700 million people currently suffering…

Posted: May 2, 2016

Fueled by its focus on people, biomedical engineering is a discipline unlike any other, continuously improving the human condition across numerous areas of health care and poised to make an even greater impact in the near future, said Carl Knowlan, president of the Knowlan Foundation, at the inaugur…

Posted: May 2, 2016

Students from the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University recorded three first-place finishes and one second-place finish at the Gulf Coast North America Student Paper Contest. Karin Gonzalez (Ph.D. division), Hanyu Li (masters division) and Melissa LeRoy (under…

Posted: May 1, 2016

Photo of an autonomous underwater vehicle developed by Dr. Mohamed Gharib, Dr. Mansour Karkoub and Dr. Huiwei Wang in the Smart System Laboratory at Texas A&M University at Qatar   More than 45 experts participated in a workshop on autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) recently hosted by Tex…

Posted: March 20, 2016

Dr. Hussein Alnuweiri, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University at Qatar, has been appointed as the first holder of the Maersk Oil Qatar Professorship in STEM Leadership for the next two years. Alnuweiri was awarded the prestigious position in recognition of his …

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