Archives for October 2016

Posted: October 28, 2016

Aggies Invent is known for bringing together a unique group of students and mentors for an innovative 48 hours. The most recent event, Aggies Invent: Internet of Things, did not disappoint. In addition to students from the Texas A&M University College of Engineering, five engineering students f…

Posted: October 27, 2016

Cheyenne Stowers, a master’s student in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently received a fellowship from the Environmental Engineers of the Future program. The purpose of the program is to encourage students to obtain a master’s degree and increase the numb…

Posted: October 27, 2016

Several people affiliated with the graduate program in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University were recognized for their accomplishments at the 2016 Graduate Student Awards Banquet (pictured in order). Best Ph.D. Student Award (for outstanding performance…

Posted: October 26, 2016

Students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University competed in a local programming competition that was hosted by the Texas A&M Computing Society. The event is used to select the teams that will represent Texas A&M at the upcoming Association for Com…

Posted: October 26, 2016

The Texas A&M University College of Engineering honored five students with its Craig C. Brown Outstanding Senior Engineering Award during a banquet on Oct. 6 at the Memorial Student Center on the Texas A&M campus. Seniors Benjamin E. Jack, Adam Kellen, Adam Navara, Adam Springer and Courtne…

Posted: October 26, 2016

A team led by Dr. Arum Han, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently had its paper on droplet microfluidics-based systems for algal biofuel development published in the journal Biotechnology and Bioengineering as a front cover. Han’s t…

Posted: October 25, 2016

Dr. Helen Reed, professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, was inducted into the inaugural class of the Academy of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering Excellence at her alma mater Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University on Oct. 22. Of the 34 inaugural i…

Posted: October 25, 2016

Dr. Tracy Hammond, professor and director of the Sketch Recognition Lab (SRL) in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently received the Information and Intelligent Systems’ EAGER grant from the National Science Foundation, which was given in support of …

Posted: October 25, 2016

BUILD, a student-led organization that is aimed at unifying the student body through a physically uniting effort, is making waves across the Texas A&M University campus for its innovative and aspirational endeavors. The organization, which also aims to connect students from all different types o…

Posted: October 24, 2016

Trey Roady, Ph.D. student in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, was on the winning team of the UX Guerilla Design Challenge at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society's (HFES) annual meeting.  Roady’s team, Agile in Action, consisted of Megan Nyre and…

Posted: October 24, 2016

Dr. Na Zou, instructional assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, will be featured in the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineer’s (IISE) Industrial and Systems Engineer magazine. Her article is titled “Modeling and Change Detect…

Posted: October 21, 2016

Valero Energy Corp., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in San Antonio, has given $1.5 million through the Texas A&M Foundation to support the construction of the Zachry Engineering Education Complex (EEC). To recognize the company for its generosity, the Texas A&M University College of Eng…

Posted: October 20, 2016

TAMUHack is Texas A&M University’s annual hackathon event that brings together students from around the nation to share their passion for learning, creativity and self-expression through technology. The hackathon was held at the Memorial Student Center on the Texas A&M campus and was sponso…

Posted: October 20, 2016

Dr. Jean-Briac le Graverend, assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, is one of 58 scientists and engineers who will receive approximately $20.8 million in grants from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) through its Young Investigato…

Posted: October 20, 2016

Dr. Raktim Bhattacharya, associate professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) as a 2017 AIAA Associate Fellow. The AIAA is the world's largest technical society dedicated to the…

Posted: October 19, 2016

Faculty, staff, advisory board members and students of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M won several awards, volunteered time and effort, and presented academic papers at the recent Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (A…

Posted: October 19, 2016

Ali Pourghorban Saghati, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the Fouraker Fellowship from the department. This competitive Fellowship is awarded to one top graduate student in the department who has demonstrated a…

Posted: October 19, 2016

Dr. Nick Duffield, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will allow him to research network traffic classification. Duffield, in collaboration with Dr. Minlan Yu from Yale…

Posted: October 19, 2016

Dr. Robin Murphy, director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s Center for Emergency Informatics, presented at the White House Frontiers Conference on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh. Her “lightning talk” focused on the importance of artificial intelligence for the future…

Posted: October 18, 2016

Hyosung An (pictured above), Ph.D. candidate in The Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, won the award for the best oral presentation in the Energy Storage Technologies category at the Inaugural Texas A&M Conference on Energy, the brainchild of late Ch…

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