Archives for 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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. 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 …

Posted: January 19, 2017

The Cybersecurity of Critical Infrastructure Summit had a successful inaugural event last week on the Texas A&M University campus. The summit brought together experts from government, private industry and academia to debate and share ideas about protecting the United States from growing cybersec…

Posted: January 18, 2017

Recent advancements in automotive, aerospace and power generation industries have inspired materials scientists to engineer innovative materials. Ceramic metal composites, or cermets, are an example of a new and improved class of materials that can enhance transportation and energy conversion techno…

Posted: January 18, 2017

The Texas A&M University College of Engineering will lead a new South Central Regional Robotics Innovation Collaborative, part of the Advanced Robotics Manufacturing (ARM) Innovation Hub announced Friday (Jan. 13) by the Department of Defense. American Robotics, Inc., an independent institute f…

Posted: January 18, 2017

Bharadwaj Satchidanadnan, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, won the best student paper award in the 9th International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (COMSNETS 2017) in Bangalore, India. Satchidanadnan co-wrote …

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