Archives for June 2016

Posted: June 21, 2016

Three graduate students from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University have been recognized for their poster presentations at the 2016 Texas Biomaterials Day, hosted by The University of Texas at San Antonio.  Faraz Jivan, Kristen Means and Lindsay Woodard each notched ho…

Posted: June 21, 2016

The research of Dr. Samuel Ma and his colleagues was recently published on the ScienceDaily website. Ma's research has found that plants are more vulnerable to toxic nanoparticles if their parents were grown in contaminated soil, according to the first multi-generational study on the safety of ceriu…

Posted: June 20, 2016

Dr. Je-Chin Han, Distinguished Professor and holder of the Marcus C. Easterling Chair in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named the winner of the 2016 Aircraft Engine Technology Award. The award, which is presented by the American Society of Mechanical …

Posted: June 18, 2016

Texas A&M University at Qatar and Qatar’s Reconnaissance and Surveillance Center (RSC) signed a memorandum of understanding on June 16 to enhance collaboration and explore mutual opportunities for strategic partnerships. The five-year agreement aims to provide scholarships and internships for…

Posted: June 17, 2016

Texas A&M University Advisors and Counselors recently awarded Chris Cantrell, Senior Academic Advisor for general engineering program students, the New Advisor Award. The award recognizes novice professional advising staff who embody the spirit of caring, compassionate, skillful advisement and …

Posted: June 17, 2016

Photo courtesy of Texas A&M University Athletics Lisa Bratton, a junior in the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University, will be among 1,700 swimmers competing for a spot on the U.S. Olympic Swim Team during the U.S. Olympic Team Trials. Participants will be trying to earn …

Posted: June 17, 2016

The Department of Mechanical Engineering’s Senior Capstone Design courses utilize industry-based team projects and professional interaction to provide future engineers with valuable design, communication and presentation experience. Capstone courses are the culmination of the Texas A&M engineeri…

Posted: June 17, 2016

Texas A&M University recently recognized 70 engineering undergraduate and graduate students who earned business management certificates. The Business Management Certificate program (BMC) provides students an opportunity to gain knowledge and skills associated with business to complement their…

Posted: June 17, 2016

Over 30 high school students worked alongside faculty members from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University during the ENGAGE Summer Camp held on campus. Faculty members who mentored the students included: Instructional Assistant Professor Dr. Philip Ritchey, …

Posted: June 17, 2016

Kathryn Tippey, Ph.D. student in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the Outstanding Student Researcher award from the Partnership for Enhancing General Aviation Safety and Sustainability (PEGASAS) program. While accepting this award, Tipp…

Posted: June 16, 2016

From May 15-20, the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) led the 2016 Nuclear Facilities Experience (NFE) in Japan for graduate students from U.S. universities and young professionals from U.S. national laboratories.  The event was co…

Posted: June 15, 2016

Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Dr. Dan Hill, head of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, as one of nine members of the technical advisory committee to the Bureau of Economic Geology at The University of Texas at Austin. The committee will oversee the spe…

Posted: June 15, 2016

Maura Cadigan, an Engineering Honors senior in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to receive the 2016 Astronaut Scholarship, which is awarded by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation was created by the Mercury …

Posted: June 14, 2016

Andrew Nemec, a recent graduate from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, held several prestigious distinctions during his undergraduate career including participation in Engineering Honors, Honors in Science, Honors in Mathematics, Honors Fellows and Under…

Posted: June 14, 2016

Jim and Becky Wilkes are pictured above.  Going to college is often a difficult transition. For first-generation students who don’t have family members to show them the way, it can be tougher. That’s why Texas A&M University former student Jim Wilkes has decided to lend a hand. The president, …

Posted: June 14, 2016

Microprocessors are at the heart of devices such as computers, smartphones and iPads. In the Texas Architecture and Compiler Optimization (TACO) lab at Texas A&M University, Dr. Daniel Jiménez, professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has revolutionized the way research o…

Posted: June 13, 2016

Researchers in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University are working on a project for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). Dr. Eric Petersen and Dr. Waruna Kulatilaka will spend the next five years studying chemical reaction rates and developing techniques to counte…

Posted: June 10, 2016

Dr. Patrick Shamberger, assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the first Open Education Champion Award from the Texas A&M Student Government Association in partnership with the Texas A&M University Libraries. He wa…

Posted: June 10, 2016

Three former students and one current student of the Texas A&M University College of Engineering are building partnerships worldwide to benefit the college. Former students Andrew West (petroleum engineering), Brian Socha (industrial and systems engineering) and Drew Blanchard (biological and a…

Posted: June 6, 2016

Students, faculty and industry partners of the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University attended the 2016  joint meeting of the Marine Technology Society (MTS) and Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineering (SNAME) this spring. Graduate and undergraduate students presente…

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