February 11, 2016

Texas A&M Engineering to participate in Aggieland Saturday

The Dwight Look College of Engineering will participate in Texas A&M University’s annual premiere recruiting event, Aggieland Saturday, on Feb. 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The open house will include resource tables from each of the undergraduate programs in the Look College for prospective students and their families to visit with faculty and staff. The departments will also offer laboratory tours for guests to observe their facilities and to see various research projects under way. Engineering Academic and Student Affairs and engineering student organizations will have resource tables available for visitors as well. The college of engineering’s activities will be coordinated in Rudder Tower, the Jack E. Brown Building, the Emerging Technologies Building, Scoates Hall, Richardson Building, Cain Building, H.R. Bright Building and the Engineering Activities Building. To register, visit the Aggieland Saturday website. For more on the college of engineering events visit the Look College site.

Banerjee appointed Corrie and Jim Furber '64 Faculty Fellow

Banerjee appointed Corrie and Jim Furber '64 Faculty Fellow

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Amarnath Banerjee the Corrie and Jim Furber ’64 Faculty Fellow in Industrial and Systems Engineering in recognition of his accomplishments and future potential. The endowed faculty fellowship was effective Jan. 1. More

Ntaimo appointed Marilyn and L. David Black Faculty Fellow

Ntaimo appointed Marilyn and L. David Black Faculty Fellow

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Lewis Ntaimo the Marilyn and L. David Black Faculty Fellow in Industrial and Systems Engineering in recognition of his accomplishments and future potential. The endowed faculty fellowship was effective Jan. 1. More

Needleman chairs program committee for 2016 TAMEST Annual Conference

Needleman chairs program committee for 2016 TAMEST Annual Conference

Dr. Alan Needleman, TEES Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, chaired the program committee for the 2016 annual conference of The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST). The program was held in Dallas and the theme was challenges and opportunities in materials science and engineering in the 21st century. More

Texas A&M Transportation Institute awarded major FHWA safety contract

Texas A&M Transportation Institute awarded major FHWA safety contract

The Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) has been selected as a team leader for a major multiyear, multimillion dollar contract awarded by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Safety. The wide-ranging safety support contract, which could provide as much as $9 million in funding over a five-year period, will involve numerous efforts to improve transportation safety. TTI was the only university-led team that was provided an award. More

Capstone students get hands-on experience with space technology thanks to new collaboration

Students completing a Capstone course in Electronic Systems Engineering Technology (ESET) at Texas A&M University are getting hands-on experience solving real problems in the space industry thanks to a new collaboration between ESET, NASA, Texas Instruments and Texas Space Technologies, Applications and Research. The new collaboration was announced during a Software Developer’s Cartel event. More

Students find novel ways to communicate research in Three-Minute Thesis competition

Texas A&M University recently held the Three-Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition, a research communication competition open to master's and Ph.D. students. Developed by The University of Queensland in Australia, the competition focuses on excellence in communication, challenging graduate students to translate key research results and their significance to lay audiences in three minutes or less. More