Archives for April 2017

Posted: April 5, 2017

Two students in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University are recipients of Vertical Flight Foundation (VFF) scholarships from the American Helicopter Society (AHS). The students work in the Advanced Vertical Flight Laboratory under the guidance of Dr. Moble Benedict, assis…

Posted: April 5, 2017

Dr. Jonathan How, the Richard Cockburn Maclaurin Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology kick-starts the 2017 Texas Systems Day with his presentation. Last week, top researchers from across the state of Texas studying systems, controls and robotics v…

Posted: April 5, 2017

Maria Troyanova-Wood, a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the Philanthropic Education Organization (PEO) Scholar Award for the 2017-18 academic year. Out of 738 nominees, Troyanova-Wood was selected to receive the $15,000 awar…

Posted: April 5, 2017

For the second year in a row, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University hosted a special seminar honoring Dr. Claude Shannon’s contribution to information theory at Texas A&M’s Physics and Engineering Festival. Dr. Krishna Narayanan, the Eric D. Rubin ’06…

Posted: April 4, 2017

Dr. Rodney Bowersox is one of 13 distinguished researchers from across the United States to be named a 2017 Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellow by the Department of Defense (DoD).  The recipients will receive up to $3 million over five years for research. Bowersox is the department head and a Ford Motor Co…

Posted: April 4, 2017

Makiah Eustice, a junior in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected as a Brooke Owens Fellow. The Brooke Owens Fellowship Program awards internships and senior mentorships to exceptional undergraduate women seeking careers in aviation or space explorati…

Posted: April 4, 2017

Sam Gwydir, senior in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at Texas A&M University, presented at the 2017 AsiaBSDCon on his knowledge of FreeBSD, a UNIX-like operating system similar to Mac OS X, or GNU/Linux. AsiaBSDCon2017 was held March 9-12 in Tokyo, Japan at the Tokyo University …

Posted: April 4, 2017

Formula SAE car up for auction, benefits students Click for auction site and specs

Posted: April 4, 2017

Shahin Boluki, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named one of the three winners of the Young Scientist Excellence Award at the 14th Annual MidSouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society (MCBIOS) Conference in Littl…

Posted: April 4, 2017

Competing against more than 70 schools from seven countries, the Texas A&M University SAE Aero Design Team in the Department of Aerospace Engineering brought back several awards from the 2017 SAE Aero Design West competition held in Fort Worth, Texas, March 10-12. The Micro Class team placed …

Posted: April 3, 2017

A research team at Texas A&M University has uncovered a physical mechanism that may help answer one of the major questions concerning the origin of life, “How did the building blocks form?”   The research team is led by Dr. Victor Ugaz, professor and holder of the Charles D. Holland ’53 Profe…

Posted: April 3, 2017

Members of Women in Materials Science (WIMS) are reaching out to students of all ages to educate them about the field and the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. Led by faculty advisor and materials science and engineering professor Dr. Svetlana Sukhishvili,…

Posted: April 3, 2017

The Conference for Protective Relay Engineers kicks off its 70th annual meeting at Texas A&M University this week. The event is the longest continually running industry conference at Texas A&M. The conference is nationally recognized as a meeting place for electric utility protection engine…

Posted: April 3, 2017

Dr. Mary Preston McDougall, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to receive the 2017 Texas A&M University Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award.  McDougall joined the department in 2006, and is th…

Posted: April 3, 2017

Jin Li, a graduate student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the 2016 Materials Research Society (MRS) Graduate Student Silver Award. Li is the third graduate student from Texas A&M to be selected to receive this award in the past 10…

Posted: March 9, 2017

Undergraduate student researcher Cailin O’Connell placed first in the 2017 Society of Women Engineers Region C Conference for her project on studying the connection of trace elements of zinc and their ability to be used as treatment indicator for treating cancer to ensure accurate radiation dosages.…

Posted: February 23, 2017

The American Nuclear Society (ANS) Student Chapter at Texas A&M University organized and attended the Texas Nuclear Student Delegation (TNESD) on Feb. 12-14 in Austin, Texas. The trip was led by Texas A&M students and was established as a mirror initiative to the Nuclear Engineering Student…

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