Archives for June 2016

Posted: June 30, 2016

The Texas A&M University student chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (TAMUite) is a high-achieving organization. In addition to being one of the largest ITE student chapters in the nation, the chapter hosted 11 guest speakers and signed six contracts with three different clien…

Posted: June 29, 2016

Dr. Robert E. Randall has been honored with the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award by Western Dredging Association (WEDA) for his service to the dredging and marine industry for more than 50 years. Randall is the W. H. Bauer Professor in Dredging Engineering and director of the Center for Dredging Stud…

Posted: June 29, 2016

Two graduate students and their adviser in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University received the Honorary Mention Best Paper Award from the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS). Qian Wang, Youjie Li and their thesis adviser, Dr. …

Posted: June 29, 2016

While families across the United States are celebrating the Fourth of July, NASA will be playing its own version of catch in the cosmic backyard, and an Aggie is playing a critical role in the mission. If all goes as planned, NASA’s Juno spacecraft, which is about the size of a basketball court and…

Posted: June 29, 2016

The Electronic Systems Engineering Technology program in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University recognizes three students for their outstanding achievements. Odera Eneugwu, Arman Gonzalez and Francis Nguyen were selected as recipients of the…

Posted: June 29, 2016

Muna Al-Mohannadi, a senior reservoir engineer in the Reservoir Depletion Studies section of RasGas Company and a Class of 2010 petroleum engineering graduate of Texas A&M University at Qatar, has been named the branch campus’ first-ever Alumnus of the Year. Al-Mohannadi joined RasGas Company’s…

Posted: June 29, 2016

Dr. Hassan S. Bazzi, professor of chemistry and assistant dean for research at Texas A&M University at Qatar, has received a U.S. patent for a catalyst that makes a widely used type of chemical reaction more efficient. The patent is the second patent issued that involves Texas A&M at Qatar …

Posted: June 29, 2016

The Texas A&M University at Qatar chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has been named Outstanding Student Chapter in the Middle East-North Africa region for the second year in a row. In addition, a team of SPE members (pictured above) won first place in the regional Petrobowl q…

Posted: June 28, 2016

Students from the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University returned from a two and a half week trip to Khalifa University within United Arab Emirates (UAE), participating in a study abroad program that is designed to both educate students on the technical aspects of global nuc…

Posted: June 28, 2016

The American Geophysical Union has highlighted an article in the Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans, written by Texas A&M University civil engineering postdoctoral scholar Binbin Wang, and Dr. Scott Socolofsky, professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, along with colleagues …

Posted: June 28, 2016

Dr. Maria Barrufet, professor and director of distance learning in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently appointed to the Council for Academic Technology and Innovative Education (CATIE). She is one of 32 members named by Texas A&M Provost…

Posted: June 27, 2016

From left to right: Dr. Miladin Radovic, Diyar Dhannoon, Amy Bolon, Dr. Fernando Soto, Yenny Cubides-Gonzalez, Kevin Holder and Dr. Michael Demkowicz  The inaugural Materials Science and Engineering Awards at Texas A&M University honored eight graduate students, one recent graduate and a post…

Posted: June 27, 2016

Jean-Louis Briaud, Distinguished Professor and holder of the Spencer J. Buchanan Chair in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected by the Geo-Institute (GI) to receive the 2016 Thomas A. Middlebrooks Award. Briaud was selected in recognition of the outsta…

Posted: June 27, 2016

Spencer Hawkins, a doctoral student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently had his research collaboration with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) highlighted in the May 2016 edition of Helping to Facilitate the Creation of T…

Posted: June 24, 2016

Julie Hammett, Ph.D. student in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to receive a 2016 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship. The NSF GRFP is a prestigious award providing recipients wi…

Posted: June 24, 2016

Texas A&M University is planning to create an innovative engineering medical school at Houston Methodist Hospital to educate a new kind of doctor, pending appropriate approvals, who will invent transformational technology for health care, officials announced today. Fifty physician engineers wou…

Posted: June 22, 2016

Researchers in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University are working to better the world with their latest projects in energy, information and biological systems. They are dedicated to tackling these large-scale problems, as well as the variability and uncertai…

Posted: June 22, 2016

Five faculty members and one student from the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University were recognized during the 2016 Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Annual Conference and Expo at Disney Land in Anaheim, California. The largest industrial an…

Posted: June 22, 2016

A newly developed method for detecting glucose based on how it absorbs a specific type of light could spell the end of the painful, invasive finger-prick tests diabetics rely on to monitor their condition, says a Texas A&M University biomedical engineer who is developing the technology. Using o…

Posted: June 21, 2016

Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) will lead the new Gulf Coast Regional Manufacturing Center, one of five regional centers located across the country as part of the $140 million Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII) announce…

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