Archives for 2017

Posted: June 21, 2017

Dr. Sunil Chirayath, director of the Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) and research assistant professor with the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded an honorary professorship with Amity University in Noida, India. “We have done five wo…

Posted: June 21, 2017

Dr. Bruce L. Tai, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the Blackall Machine Tool and Gage Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). The Blackall Machine Tool and Gage Award recognizes the best journal paper d…

Posted: June 21, 2017

In the summer of 2018, 46 years after the opening of the original Zachry Engineering Building, the new Zachry Engineering Education Complex (ZEEC) will open its doors to offer undergraduate students the most modern learning environment on campus. There will be no lecture halls, but instead active le…

Posted: June 20, 2017

Dr. Darren Hartl, assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, and former student Christopher Bertagne, traveled to Washington, D.C. to present to three congressmen and their staff members their research performed in collaboration with NASA’s Johnson Sp…

Posted: June 19, 2017

John Aggas, a doctoral student in the Guiseppi-Elie Lab of the Center for Bioelectronics, Biosensors and Biochips in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, received a National Science Foundation (NSF) fellowship to attend the 16th NSF International Summer School (2017)…

Posted: June 15, 2017

Envisioning cityscapes renewed with stylish, custom-designed concrete structures, a group of Texas A&M design and engineering faculty and students will collaborate during the 2017-18 academic year to develop a low-cost method for quickly casting complex, concrete forms. The $28,000 project is o…

Posted: June 15, 2017

Several students from the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering participated in the 2017 Texas A&M University Student Research Week (SRW). Civil engineering undergraduate student Gabriella Morales and doctoral student Kambiz Rasoulkhani won the Melbern G. Glasscock Humanities Special Award for …

Posted: June 14, 2017

Dr. Bruce L. Tai, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the 2017 Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME). Awards were presented at the SME-organized International Manufacturin…

Posted: June 14, 2017

Scott Herting, a student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently awarded the 2017 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship. Herting began his studies in the biomedical engineering department at Texas A&M in the fall of 20…

Posted: June 14, 2017

The student chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers at Texas A&M University (TAMUite) recently took a field trip to Houston TranStar. Houston TranStar is a unique partnership of representatives from the City of Houston, Harris County, METRO and the Texas Department of Transportation…

Posted: June 14, 2017

In March, Fortune Magazine released a list of “The 50 Most Powerful Latinas of 2017.” The list was compiled by the Association of Latino Professionals for America, and was based upon four criteria: the size and importance of the woman's business in the global economy, the health and direction of …

Posted: June 14, 2017

Two Texas A&M University directors were awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to develop the TAMU-iSite, an NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps) site. The half-million dollar grant will allow Magda Lagoudas, executive director of industry and nonprofit partnerships and instructional associ…

Posted: June 14, 2017

The Texas A&M University College of Engineering has awarded 56 engineering undergraduate and graduate students the Business Management Certificate after completing an intensive two and a half week business management course. The Business Management Course (BMC), sponsored by Halliburton, is a…

Posted: June 13, 2017

A group of former students has established an endowed scholarship to honor Jerry Bradshaw ’60 for his contribution to teaching and mentoring of countless undergraduate students in the Chemical Engineering Department Bradshaw served on the faculty for 23 years and retired in 2012. Prior to joining…

Posted: June 13, 2017

Dr. Yue Kuo, professor and holder of the Dow Chemical Professorship in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been appointed chair professor of the Department of Photonics at National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) in Taiwan. NCTU is one of the most sel…

Posted: June 13, 2017

Dr. Valerie 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, was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for her efforts in establishing a new Research Experiences for…

Posted: June 13, 2017

Currently, there is very little known about the biology of blood clotting within the lungs and how medications can be used to treat them. A blood clot that forms within the lungs is a death sentence for numerous patients every year. Anticoagulant drugs are given to patients to treat clots, but it is…

Posted: June 8, 2017

The Texas A&M chapter of the Student Engineers’ Council (SEC) recently elected Nasan Tsengeg, an undergraduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, as its president for 2017-18. The SEC holds massive events throughout the year and hosts t…

Posted: June 8, 2017

Children from a local elementary school were engineers for the day with the help of some students in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University. Katie McNeal, senior; Samantha Wilson, junior; and Bilal Abada, doctoral student, visited Southwood Valley Elementary School in…

Posted: June 8, 2017

A team of six students from the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University took home second place in the Student Design Competition from the 11th annual Water Environment Association of Texas (WEAT) Texas Water Conference. The design competition is intended to promote real-wo…

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