Archives for October 13, 2016

Posted: October 13, 2016

Sallie and Don Davis ’61 have contributed $1 million to support the teaching, research, service and professional development activities of faculty in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University. Their gift created three faculty endowments: the Sallie and Don Davis ’61 Caree…

Posted: October 13, 2016

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Sharath Girimaji holder of the Wofford Cain Chair II in Offshore Technology. The endowed chair appointment was effective Oct. 1. Girimaji is the head of the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University. He…

Posted: October 13, 2016

Angie B. ’84 and William R. “Billy” ’83 Lemmons, Jr. have contributed to the William “Doug” Von Gonten ’56 Excellence Fund for Faculty Enrichment. This fund benefits professors in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University. The Lemmonses have supported Texas A&…

Posted: October 13, 2016

With a long history of contributing to Texas A&M University, Joe B. Foster’s most recent contribution is to the Newfield DVG Developmental Professorship in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering. The professorship supports the teaching, research, service and professional developmen…

Posted: October 13, 2016

Cynthia ’82 and Fred ’82 Balda have contributed $25,000 to the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering Endowed Excellence Fund and also have established the Cynthia ’82 and Fred ’82 Endowed Scholarship. Distributions from the existing endowed excellence fund will be used to advance the civil enginee…

Posted: October 13, 2016

Dr. Yossef Elabd, professor and associate department head in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). The Fellow designation is an honor signifying recognition by a professional peer group f…