Archives for 2016

Posted: September 29, 2016

Texas A&M University System officials on Monday (Sept. 26) kicked off their aggressive construction schedule for the new 2,000-acre RELLIS campus with a groundbreaking for its first new building, the Center for Infrastructure Renewal. Just five months after it was announced, the size and scope …

Posted: September 29, 2016

The Center for Robotic Assisted Search and Rescue (CRASAR), a division of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s Center for Emergency Informatics, recently conducted a mass casualty exercise in coordination with the Italian Coast Guard and Interuniversity Center of Integrated Systems for…

Posted: September 28, 2016

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Arul Jayaraman holder of the Ray B. Nesbitt Endowed Chair in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering. The endowed chair appointment was effective Sept. 1.  Jayaraman is the associate department head and dir…

Posted: September 28, 2016

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Nasir G. Gharaibeh holder of the Zachry Career Development Professorship I in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering. The endowed development professorship appointment was effective Sept. 1. Gharaibeh is an associate…

Posted: September 28, 2016

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Alan Palazzolo holder of the James J. Cain Professorship I in Mechanical Engineering. The endowed professorship appointment was effective Sept. 1. Palazzolo is a Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Profes…

Posted: September 28, 2016

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Prabhakar Pagilla holder of the James J. Cain Professorship II in Mechanical Engineering. The endowed professorship appointment was effective Sept. 1. Pagilla is a Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Prof…

Posted: September 28, 2016

Dr. Xiaoning Qian from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University has been named the College of Engineering’s Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) 2016-2017 Montague-CTE Scholar. Dr. Carmen Gomes, from the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering,…

Posted: September 28, 2016

Cynthia D.C. and David J. Whiteside ’80 and Nicholas C. Whiteside ’13 have established The Whiteside Family Scholarship in Industrial Distribution. This endowment will be used to provide one or more scholarships to full-time students pursuing an undergraduate degree in industrial distribution in the…

Posted: September 28, 2016

Scott C. Saenger ’83 has been an active supporter of Texas A&M University for more than 20 years, including contributions to the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering and the Association of Former Students. His most recent gift has established the Saenger Family Endowed Scholarship to benefit s…

Posted: September 28, 2016

Dr. Richard Malak, associate professor and Morris E. Foster Faculty Fellow I in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was appointed program director by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for both the Systems Science (SYS) and the Engineering and System Design (ESD)…

Posted: September 28, 2016

Family, friends, faculty and students gathered for a special symposium and banquet honoring Dr. Je-Chin Han, Distinguished Professor and Marcus C. Esterling Chair in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, for his many achievements and contributions to the field of e…

Posted: September 27, 2016

The Earth can only handle so many contaminants in excess water released into the environment by homes, businesses and industries before becoming overwhelmed. To prevent this daunting introduction of pollutants to the environment, wastewater must be treated adequately prior to being released. Dr. …

Posted: September 27, 2016

Students from the Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s (TAMUK) chapter of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) attended a tour of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University that included two laboratories under professors from the Nuclear Science Security and Policy Institute (N…

Posted: September 27, 2016

The Texas A&M University Institute for Advanced Study (TIAS) announced its 2016-17 class of Faculty Fellows, which includes four who will be part of the Texas A&M University College of Engineering. The class, which includes 10 distinguished scientists and scholars who are nationally or inte…

Posted: September 27, 2016

Dr. Tahir Cagin, Dr. Miladin Radovic and Dr. Pao Tai Lin have been appointed to the editorial board of Scientific Reports, an online open access scientific journal published by the Nature Publishing Group that covers all areas of the natural and clinical sciences. Cagin is a professor in the depart…

Posted: September 27, 2016

Nine engineering students supported by the Women in Engineering (WE) program at Texas A&M University competed in the 2016 International RoboSub Competition in San Diego. Their mission was to earn the highest number of points completing a series of underwater tasks with a RoboSub they designed an…

Posted: September 27, 2016

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Sharath Girimaji head of the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University. The appointment of Girimaji, who has been serving as interim head of the department, is effective Oct. 1. Prior to serving as the …

Posted: September 27, 2016

The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University welcomed a tenured faculty member and two tenure-track faculty members this year. Dr. Bjorn Birgisson joins as TEES Distinguished Research Professor and director of the Center for Infrastructure Renewal, Dr. Ali Mostafavi and Dr.…

Posted: September 27, 2016

Dr. Robert Stevens, 2015 president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), visited Texas A&M University on Sept. 8. Stevens met with Dr. Robin Autenrieth, department head, and other faculty members to discuss the success of the academic program in the Zachry Department of Civil Engine…

Posted: September 23, 2016

Dr. Sam Mannan, Dr. Tahir Cagin and Dr. Arnab Chakrabarty have co-authored a book that focuses on addressing the use of multiscale modeling in process safety. Mannan is the director of the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center, Regents Professor and holder of the T. Michael O’Connor Chair I in Ar…

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