Archives for 2016

Posted: September 23, 2016

Dr. Raymundo Arróyave, associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been appointed to the board of directors of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS). He begins his new role in the spring. “TMS promotes the global science and…

Posted: September 23, 2016

Dr. Edward Kavazanjian, Jr., director of The Center for Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics at Arizona State University, is the 2016 Buchanan Lecturer. Kavazanjian’s lecture is titled “Bio-Geo-Alchemy: Biogeotechnical Carbonate Precipitation for Hazard Mitigation and Ground Improvement.” The …

Posted: September 22, 2016

Dr. Malini Natarajarathinam and Dr. Mathew Kuttolamadom have been awarded a $284,985 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to introduce a self-sustaining manufacturing and distribution program to students living in underserved Latino communities along the South Texas border. Natarajara…

Posted: September 21, 2016

Ross Luna, a junior in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, had the unique opportunity of participating in the 10-week Research Experience for Undergraduates this summer. Students from Texas A&M and Penn State University’s colleges of engineering coordinated to…

Posted: September 21, 2016

Student innovation was truly the theme for the latest Aggies Invent. Medical devices, physical therapy aids, water quality testing, weed eaters and fashion mobile apps were just some of the innovative student products ideated at the event held Sept. 16-18 on the Texas A&M University campus.  …

Posted: September 21, 2016

The children of Dr. Toby Eubank, Valerie Peck ’91 and Steven Eubank, have established the Dr. Toby Eubank Memorial Scholarship in honor of their late father. Distributions of this endowment will be used to provide one or more scholarships to full-time students pursuing an undergraduate degree in che…

Posted: September 21, 2016

Betty G. and Amos C. White ’72 have been active supporters of the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering and Texas A&M University for more than 30 years. Their most recent gift has established the Betty and Craig White ’72 Scholarship, which provides financial assistance to students p…

Posted: September 21, 2016

EnerVest Management Partners, Ltd. has contributed to the Mark and Lou Houser Scholarship in Petroleum Engineering. Established in 2008 by Mark and Lou Hedgcoxe Houser of Houston, the scholarship recognizes high-achieving undergraduates in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texa…

Posted: September 21, 2016

Virginia Stiles Westbrook ’77, Robert F. Stiles ’79 and David T. Stiles ’81 have established the Shirley & Loren Harvin Stiles ’46 Endowed Memorial Scholarship in memory of their parents. Undergraduate students pursuing a degree in civil engineering from Texas A&M will be eligible for this s…

Posted: September 21, 2016

Dr. Laszlo Kish, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named Distinguished Guest Professor of Hunan University. Kish received the title for research collaborations with the university located in Changsha, China. Kish visited the universi…

Posted: September 21, 2016

Dr. Krzysztof A. Michalski, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elevated to Life Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). The Life Fellow designation is a special honor reserved for individ…

Posted: September 19, 2016

When you think of the future, what do you see?  Self-driving cars, objects that ‘talk’ to one another via the internet or maybe high-functioning robots? No matter what you picture, the future of technology will certainly be coming from one field in particular — mechatronics. This union of electric…

Posted: September 16, 2016

Preparing for the take off of faster production, Lockheed Martin and the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University are investigating the use of advanced industrial engineering tools and procedures to study F-35 rate production.    “The main focus of the Texas A&am…

Posted: September 16, 2016

When asked why he accepted the leadership position for the new Center for Infrastructure Renewal (CIR), Dr. Bjorn Birgisson’s answer is simple: “TTI and Texas A&M are the best place in the world to be for infrastructure research.” His claim might sound glib, but it’s born of experience. Trained…

Posted: September 16, 2016

Jim Chisholm, a doctoral student in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded a fellowship with the Texas A&M University Mentored Research Program in Space Life Science. The fellowship provides for $22,000 in tuition and fees and includes a mandatory internsh…

Posted: September 15, 2016

Tina and Sean Smith have established the Tina L. (Hrncir) ’82 and M. Sean Smith ’83 Roughneck Scholarship. This four-year scholarship is awarded to students with financial need who maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA in petroleum engineering at Texas A&M University. The Smiths have been involved with gi…

Posted: September 15, 2016

Elizabeth and Michael L. Walzel ’82 have established the Michael L. Walzel ’82 Study Abroad Scholarship. Distributions from this endowment will be used to provide one or more scholarships to full-time students in good standing participating in study abroad. These students must be pursuing an undergr…

Posted: September 15, 2016

Texas A&M Engineering ranked eighth among engineering schools at public institutions offering a doctorate, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the country’s undergraduate universities and programs. The college of engineering is ranked 16th overall in engineering pro…

Posted: September 15, 2016

Ray Rothrock, chief executive officer of Red Seal Inc. and nuclear venture capitalist, delivered a seminar on 21st century innovation within the nuclear industry to the students, faculty and staff of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University. The seminar discussed lesson…

Posted: September 14, 2016

TriFusion Devices founded by Dr. Blake Teipel (left) and Charles Brandon Sweeney (right) produces customizable 3-D-printed prosthetics. A stack of sticky notes pulled in either direction typically won’t separate. However, a single sticky note, when peeled, comes right off. The stack of sticky not…

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