Archives for 2017

Posted: April 13, 2017

Dr. Ramesh Talreja will be honored at the Kenneth L. Clinton Awards luncheon April 20 for his work with the Brazil Study Abroad Program in aerospace engineering. This award is given to faculty that participate in and help facilitate study abroad programs with research, teaching and service. This yea…

Posted: April 13, 2017

The Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP) at Texas A&M University is a selective three-year program offered to sophomore students with the intent to attract, retain and graduate future leaders who are equipped to solve engineering grand challenges facing our society today and in the future. Wh…

Posted: April 12, 2017

The officers of IEEE PELS-PES-IAS joint chapter with Dr. Thomas Overbye and Dr. Le Xie The joint chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power Electronics Society, Power and Energy Society and Industry Applications Society (IEEE PELS-PES-IAS) at Texas A&M University w…

Posted: April 12, 2017

Efstratios (Stratos) Pistikopoulos, TEES Distinguished Research Professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently appointed deputy director of the Texas A&M Energy Institute. In this role, he will administer the institute’s initiatives w…

Posted: April 11, 2017

Imagine walking into your college classroom and donning a pair of virtual reality goggles to learn the day’s lesson. If Dr. Darren Hartl has his way, that will be a reality in the near future. He is one of the faculty members in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University bri…

Posted: April 10, 2017

Dr. Anthony Guiseppi-Elie, head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, director of the Biomedical Engineering Division of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) and TEES Professor at Texas A&M University, has been elected chair of the American Institute for Medical and B…

Posted: April 10, 2017

The Aggie Coding Club (ACC) in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University is a student organization bringing together like-minded individuals to create a center for pursuing software based projects as well as networking with companies and individuals. Founded in …

Posted: April 6, 2017

Dr. Homero Castaneda has been appointed a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Committee on Connector Reliability for Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Operations. Castaneda is an associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University and dir…

Posted: April 6, 2017

General Motors (GM) and SAE International announced Wednesday that Texas A&M University has been selected as one of eight North American universities to compete in the AutoDrive Challenge over the next three years. GM will provide each team with a Chevrolet Bolt EV as the vehicle platform. Stra…

Posted: April 6, 2017

At the most recent Aggies Invent, several students in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University worked to solve the infrastructural and architectural problems of the future. Students were challenged to incorporate the latest technology, like 3-D printing, drones and r…

Posted: April 6, 2017

Whitney Souery, an undergraduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected for a fellowship at the University of Michigan’s Frankel Cardiovascular Center (FCVC). The fellowship offers an opportunity to experience cardiovascular research in on…

Posted: April 6, 2017

The Texas A&M University College of Engineering took part in Texas A&M’s presence at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin last month, bringing several exciting aspects of the college to visitors to the ‘Texas A&M House’ at the Hotel Van Zandt in downtown Austin. The college’…

Posted: April 6, 2017

A team of Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) researchers has been selected for a potential award by NASA to lead research into commercially viable civil supersonic transport aircraft that meet noise and efficiency requirements for overland flight. Put simply, their research is on de…

Posted: April 5, 2017

Students in the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University were rewarded for their hard work inside and outside the classroom with awards given during the annual meeting jointly hosted by the Marine Technology Society (MTS) and the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers …

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…

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