Archives for 2017

Posted: June 28, 2017

Yasser Soltanpour, graduate student in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering and member of the Stochastic Geomechanics Laboratory (SGL) at Texas A&M University, presented a technical talk at the Computational Science and Engineering Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, hosted by the Society for …

Posted: June 27, 2017

One of the main reasons you don’t see supersonic jets flying across the country is noise.  Sonic booms created by supersonic flight were so disruptive that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Congress banned supersonic travel over the United States in 1973. A multi-disciplinary team headed…

Posted: June 26, 2017

It’s not a pitch competition. It’s not a hackathon. It’s simply in a class of its own. Aggies Invent at Texas A&M University has found a way to create an innovative experience where students come together from across the university to create solutions and prototypes in just 48 hours. Each Agg…

Posted: June 26, 2017

As part of the Texas A&M University College of Engineering’s effort to enhance the educational experience of its students through its 25 by 25 initiative, the college has launched the First-Generation Engineering Student Mentoring Program (FGEn).   “While mentoring programs were offered in the …

Posted: June 21, 2017

Lauren Cross, a doctoral student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently took first place at the Biomaterials Day funded by the Society for Biomaterials (SFB) at The University of Texas at Austin. Cross took first place for her poster “Nanosilicates for sust…

Posted: June 21, 2017

Craig Brown ‘75, former student of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, has been awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Texas A&M University Association of Former Students. Brown is the cofounder, chairman and CEO of Bray International, Inc.    In his time at Texas A&M, Bro…

Posted: June 21, 2017

Charles Noren, a senior in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the Spirit of Apollo Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). Candidates must be pursuing a course of study in any field…

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…

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