Archives for December 2016

Posted: December 12, 2016

There are certain defining moments in life – events that mold us into the individuals we continue to grow to become. Brent Lyon, chairman of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering Advisory Council at Texas A&M University, recounted several that have shaped his life and career. Lyo…

Posted: December 9, 2016

Dr. John Niedzwecki, Cain ’13 Chair and Regent’s Professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently honored with the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award from the school of engineering at his alma mater, the Catholic University of America. The award recogni…

Posted: December 9, 2016

Do you have a back-burner project you can’t seem to get to? How about giving a senior capstone design team a shot? The Senior Capstone Design Program offers senior engineering students, working in teams, the opportunity to learn a top-down, systems design process that encourages innovation and has …

Posted: December 9, 2016

Aggies are known for being genuine, helpful and hospitable. Two juniors in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University follow the same desire to serve others in their own unique way. Sara Lance and Kevin Lee are reaching outside the typical realm of industrial en…

Posted: December 9, 2016

­As a graduate student in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, Karla Gonzalez Coronado is passionate about helping make the road to graduate school a bit smoother for her peers. When approached by Dr. Sonia Garcia, senior director of Access and Inclusion…

Posted: December 8, 2016

Dr. Paul Mario Koola has joined the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University as a professor of practice. Koola has more than 30 years of combined experience in teaching engineering and broad interdisciplinary research and development of complex interacting systems.  Koola has pri…

Posted: December 8, 2016

Jun Kyun Oh, a doctoral student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, presented his graduate research to PepsiCo, Inc.’s research and development professionals at Journey Through Science Day. The event, which was hosted by the New York Academy of Scienc…

Posted: December 8, 2016

Dr. Valerie E. Taylor, senior associate dean for academic affairs and the Royce E. Wisenbaker Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). Taylor was honored for leadership in b…

Posted: December 8, 2016

The Texas A&M University student chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (TAMU-SPE) is an organization with deep historic roots. From its inception as a petroleum engineering geology club in 1932, to its current chapter affiliation with SPE, the forward-thinking goals it fostered through t…

Posted: December 7, 2016

Dr. Nancy Amato, Regents Professor and Unocal Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was the invited speaker at the 2016 Ethel Ashworth-Tsutsui Memorial Lecture which was sponsored by the College of Science Educational Outreach and Women’s Progra…

Posted: December 7, 2016

Dr. Zenon Medina-Cetina, associate professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, presented to high school teachers regarding hazard assessment of natural threats during the European Geosciences Union’s (EGU) annual Geosciences Information for Teachers (GIFT) Am…

Posted: December 7, 2016

Christopher Curry, a freshman general engineering major at Texas A&M University, won $100,000 in tuition money during the Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway at halftime of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s (ACC) championship game on Saturday (Dec. 3). Curry, a graduate of Waco Midway High School, won the…

Posted: December 7, 2016

Dr. Arum Han, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, is the co-PI on a new $4.2 million Tissue Chip Testing Center established at Texas A&M. The center, which is one of two established by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sc…

Posted: December 6, 2016

Amanda Bass, Joey Coll, François-Stéphane Domchueng and Austin Lu, students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, were part of the winning team at the most recent Aggies Invent competition. The team, which also included mechanical engineering major James O’Connell…

Posted: December 2, 2016

The Texas A&M University College of Engineering provided 38 students from around the nation the opportunity to learn about the benefits of earning a graduate degree in engineering. Trajectories Toward Graduate School, organized by Access and Inclusion and Engineering Graduate Programs, brought …

Posted: December 2, 2016

The Texas A&M University student chapters of the Geo-Institute and Structural Engineering Association of Texas recently hosted a workshop on the application of Fast Lagrangian Analysis of Continua in 3 Dimensions (FLAC3D) computational modeling in geotechnical and structural engineering. Augusto…

Posted: November 17, 2016

The Texas A&M University chapter of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) visited the South Texas Project (STP) Electric Generating Station in Bay City, Texas, while the station began a refueling outage for one of its operating units. The students received a tour of the station’s facilities and a u…

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