Archives for January 2017

Posted: January 31, 2017

When you think of art, mathematical algorithms may not be the first thing that comes to mind. Dr. Tim Davis set out to show the world that mathematics can, in fact, be beautiful. He is merging the two disciplines by crafting algorithms that convert songs into something you can actually see. Davis, …

Posted: January 31, 2017

Monitoring and controlling technical systems through the internet could be the next phase of space exploration and the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University is a leader in developing a system to suit NASA’s needs. The Electronic Systems Enginee…

Posted: January 31, 2017

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Xingyong Song the Corrie and Jim Furber ’64 Faculty Fellow in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution. The endowed faculty fellowship was effective Jan. 1. Song is an assistant professor in e…

Posted: January 30, 2017

Nearly a year to the day after hosting the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition on the Texas A&M University campus, students from the TAMU Aerospace Hyperloop team joined nearly 30 other teams in Southern California for the next phase in the ongoing quest to develop a functional hyperloop design. A…

Posted: January 30, 2017

Jonathan Bower, P.E., M.ASCE, is a 2017 New Faces of Civil Engineering - Professional honoree and a project engineer at L.A. Fuess Partners, INC. He graduated from the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University with his bachelor's in 2010 and his master's in 2012. Since child…

Posted: January 27, 2017

Dr. Bruce Wang, associate professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently won two grants as a principal investigator through the federal University Transportation Center (UTC) program funded by the federal Department of Transportation (DOT) as mandated i…

Posted: January 27, 2017

Drs. Scott Socolofsky, Lufthansa Kanta and Stefan Hurlebaus of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, have been awarded 2016-17 College of Engineering Faculty Awards. Socolofsky, professor, was chosen to receive the Williams Brothers Construction Engineering Fellow …

Posted: January 25, 2017

Within the last 100 years, a shift in the United States economy has occurred. Previously, the workforce was comprised of predominantly farmers. Today, less than 3 percent of the workforce is in the agricultural sector. To accommodate this shift, manufacturing productivity must increase. Dr. Andrew …

Posted: January 25, 2017

Four faculty members from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University have been named recipients of the 2016-17 College of Engineering Faculty Awards. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station…

Posted: January 25, 2017

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Michael Johnson the Charlotte and Walter Buchanan Faculty Fellow in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution. The endowed faculty fellowship was effective Jan. 1. Johnson is an associate profe…

Posted: January 24, 2017

The research of Dr. Daniel Alge, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been featured on the cover of the ACS journal Biomacromolecules. Alge joined the faculty of Texas A&M in August 2014. In addition to his primary appointment in biomed…

Posted: January 24, 2017

Students in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University embarked upon an adventure to Egypt during the winter break as part of the college of engineering’s study abroad program. The trip was the first during the winter semester that included all departments from …

Posted: January 24, 2017

Overcoming poverty, adversity and obstacles in life, Israel Escamilla Jr., a graduate of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, earned a place in the 2017 Twelve Under Twelve Young Alumni Spotlight sponsored by The Association of Former Students. As a fres…

Posted: January 23, 2017

The Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University will host its annual Student Paper Contest on Saturday (Jan. 28) in the Richardson Building.  Each year junior, senior, master’s and Ph.D. students in petroleum engineering give oral presentations on research papers th…

Posted: January 23, 2017

Dr. Chao Ma, assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, is thinking small to make a big impact in the field of laser manufacturing. How big?  Big enough to be used in a wide array of manufacturing disciplines, pharmace…

Posted: January 23, 2017

Dr. Darren Hartl, assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, and his student research team from his Multifunctional Materials and Aerospace Structures Optimization (M2AESTRO) Lab, helped organize and run the AIAA Foundation’s Generation STEM event in …

Posted: January 23, 2017

Sirajum Munira, a master’s student in transportation engineering in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, and AKM Abir, a recent graduate of the department, were selected as finalists in the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2017 Transportation Analytics Contest. …

Posted: January 19, 2017

Dr. Sonia Garcia recently presented two posters at the World Engineering Education Forum and Global Engineering Deans Council 2016 in South Korea. Garcia, who is the senior director of Access and Inclusion in the Texas A&M University College of Engineering, presented on global opportunities for …

Posted: January 19, 2017

A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) has partnered with higher education institutions from across the southern United States to form the Transportation Consortium of South-Central States (Tran- SET), a research consortium funded by the …

Posted: January 19, 2017

Dr. Alexei Poludnenko, associate professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the American Physical Society's (APS) 2016 François Frenkiel Award. The APS Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD) presents this award to young investigators in recognition of …

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