Archives for 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 30, 2016

High workload and stress are becoming major contributors to medical errors in modern nursing. Nurses interact with a wide range of medical equipment in a highly collaborative environment to provide care for multiple patients. Dr. Farzan Sasangohar, assistant professor in the Department of Industria…

Posted: November 30, 2016

Payman Dehghanian, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded a scholarship from the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) Lone Star Chapter. Dehghanian previously received an AEE national scholarship, which the Lone Star C…

Posted: November 29, 2016

Dr. Noemi Mendoza Diaz, assistant professor of engineering instruction in the first-year engineering program at Texas A&M University, was recently awarded a two-year grant totaling $150,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The grant, Research Initiation: Exploring Enculturation of …

Posted: November 29, 2016

Research conducted at the Advanced Vertical Flight Laboratory at Texas A&M University was featured in the IEEE Spectrum online magazine. The project highlighted, the Micro Cyclocopter, was developed by aerospace graduate student Carl Runco and Dr. Moble Benedict, assistant professor in the Depar…

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