Archive for Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution

With only 24 hours on the clock, students came together to design and develop ideas to help make the Texas A&M University campus more inclusive. The 2018 Diversity Hackathon brought students from many disciplines at Texas A&M to the Langford Architecture Center on Feb. 2-3, where they worke…


To address the state's growing need for engineers, Texas A&M University, Chevron and Alamo Colleges District will enroll the first cohort of students for the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy at Alamo Colleges District in fall 2018.


Dr. Merrideth Holub, senior academic advisor for the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution (ETID), knows that motivating kids to pursue STEM careers has to begin early in their education.   Based on this understanding, she recently hosted a campus visit for 120 fourth g…


The student organization Professional Association for Industrial Distribution (PAID) recently hosted its annual career fair at Texas A&M University’s Hall of Champions. A record-breaking 80 companies from all over the world came to recruit students for those majoring in the industrial distribut…


Graduate students from the Master of Industrial Distribution (MID) program at Texas A&M University recently visited Poland as part of a global distribution course that involves experiential learning with live projects. The 58 students are working professionals from various companies, each with …


Engineering Honors at Texas A&M University held its first Undergraduate Research Showcase & Opportunities Fair on Oct. 9th, 2017.


Two graduate students working for the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution recently won the Excellence in Societal/Technical Impact Award at the 2017 Global Grand Challenges Summit (GGCS) in Washington, D.C. The biennial GGCS, is jointly organized by the U.S. National Aca…


Two faculty members from the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University were recently awarded a $554,678 National Science Foundation grant to enhance the knowledge and skill level of Texas teachers in manufacturing to promote the science, technology,…


Two Texas A&M University former students, John M. Yantis ’53 and General (Ret.) William M. Fraser III '74, were recently selected to receive a 2017 Distinguished Alumnus award from the Association of Former Students.  Both Yantis and Fraser graduated with a degree from the Department of Eng…


Texas A&M University’s College of Engineering will be offering a new online degree, Master of Engineering Technical Management (METM), beginning in fall 2018. METM is a 21-month, part-time program designed for working professionals. The METM curriculum is tailored to meet the needs of enginee…


A Texas A&M University undergraduate capstone design team named Enclave Electronics International recently presented their internet of things (IoT) lunar rover prototype to scientists at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. In short, NASA scientists were thrilled and said that the t…


Dr. Mathew Kuttolamadom, assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution (ETID) and in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded a $360,000, three-year grant from the National Science Foundation to cr…


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…


Just before Spring Break, students in Dr. Sam Villareal’s two sections of ENGR 112 freshman engineering at Texas A&M University demonstrated their projects and excitement during an in-class robot competition. Villareal, senior lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, c…


Texas A&M University’s presence at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival in Austin this week will include robots developed by current and former students from the Electronics Systems Engineering Technology (ESET) and Multidisciplinary Engineering Technology (MXET) Programs’ Mobile Integrated So…