July 07, 2016

Texas A&M, TTI seek transportation technology innovations for campus transformation vision

Improving the overall campus transportation system is the focus of a broad new initiative to identify promising products and ideas for testing on the Texas A&M University campus. The Campus Transportation Technology Initiative is being conducted by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), under the direction of Texas A&M University, through a Request for Information (RFI) process. More

Kulatilaka receives National Science Foundation grant

Kulatilaka receives National Science Foundation grant

Dr. Waruna Kulatilaka, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for his research, “New Directions in Ultrashort-Pulse Laser Diagnostics: Towards Collision-Independent Detection of Chemical Species in Harsh Environments.” More

Buchanan awarded IEEE Meritorious Achievement Award

Buchanan awarded IEEE Meritorious Achievement Award

Dr. Walter W. Buchanan, professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the 2016 IEEE Educational Activities Board Meritorious Achievement Award in Accreditation Activities. Buchanan was recognized by the IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB). More

Kruse named to Maritime Transportation System Advisory Committee

Kruse named to Maritime Transportation System Advisory Committee

Jim Kruse, director of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s (TTI) Center for Ports and Waterways (CPW), has been appointed to the Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee. Kruse’s two-year term began on July 1. He’s the first TTI employee to be appointed to the advisory committee. Kruse, who is also a TTI research scientist, became director of CPW in 2002. More

TAMUite takes first in district, advances to international competition

TAMUite takes first in district, advances to international competition

The Texas A&M University student chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (TAMUite) won the 2016 Texas District ITE Collegiate Traffic Bowl, an annual competition amongst ITE student chapter teams using transportation planning and engineering topics for the clues, questions and answers. With this win, the team will proceed to the international competition on Aug. 14-17. More

Petroleum engineering students benefit from study abroad class

Petroleum engineering students benefit from study abroad class

Dr. Eduardo Gildin, associate professor and the CJ Craft Faculty Fellow in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently taught the Petroleum Engineering Numerical Methods class to 18 students in only three weeks, most of it while they were staying oversees in Aberdeen, Scotland, the oil capital of Europe. More

Qatar SPE chapter named Outstanding Student Chapter

Qatar SPE chapter named Outstanding Student Chapter

The Texas A&M University at Qatar chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has been named Outstanding Student Chapter in the Middle East-North Africa region for the second year in a row. In addition, a team of SPE members won first place in the regional Petrobowl qualifier and will advance to the international contest. More