Archive for Former students

Some of the most difficult challenges facing professional engineers aren’t technical; they’re personal, according to Jay Graham ’92, CEO of WildHorse Resource Development Corporation. Graham, along with four other former students — all successful CEOs and presidents — spoke to a crowded Rudder audit…


The senior capstone design experience in the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University aims to bridge the gap between classroom and industry. Students are required to use their knowledge and skills acquired during their undergraduate studies to complete an engineering design projec…


Dr. Jeff Spath, chief executive officer of the Texas Oil and Gas Institute (TOGI), has been appointed department head of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, and will take up his duties on May 1, 2018.


On Nov. 2, 2017 the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University hosted its annual banquet honoring recent donors of endowed scholarships or fellowships, recipients of former student awards and students who were awarded scholarships or fellowships. The distinguished graduate a…


Almost 200 students, faculty, staff and alumni filled a packed room in Texas A&M University’s Rudder Tower for the 2017 Ray Rothrock Lecture Series presented by the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M. The presentation, titled “The Future of Nuclear Energy: Challenges and Opportun…


Dr. Nickolaus Bruno ‘15, a former teaching assistant in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has accepted a tenure-track faculty position at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Bruno earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Northern …


Mechanical engineering alumnus Ed Wulfe, ’55, has been named a recipient of Texas A&M University Association of Former Student’s 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award. Wulfe, who now lives in Houston, is the founder, CEO and chairman of the Wulfe and Co. commercial real estate brokerage, development…


Texas A&M University and The Association of Former Students have announced the recipients of the 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award, and among them are four graduates of the Texas A&M College of Engineering.


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…


Dr. Osman Anderoglu ’10, a graduate of the materials science and engineering program at Texas A&M University, has become a faculty member in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of New Mexico. Anderoglu earned his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Bo…


Dr. Kumar Ankit, formerly a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been appointed assistant professor at Arizona State University. “As a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering,…


A group of former students has established an endowed scholarship to honor Jerry Bradshaw ’60 for his contribution to teaching and mentoring of countless undergraduate students in the Chemical Engineering Department Bradshaw served on the faculty for 23 years and retired in 2012. Prior to joining…


Education comes full circle for former civil engineering student Christopher M. Barton ’79. Barton, senior vice president of business development at Wood Group’s offshore business unit, returned to campus in April to speak to students in the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M Universit…


With a professional career spanning more than 35 years, Matt Sunseri ’81, the president and CEO of Zeus Enterprises LLC., has had his fair share of experience in the nuclear engineering industry. Sunseri graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in nuclear engineering, and h…


Dr. Assel Aitkaliyeva ’12, a graduate of the materials science and engineering department, has been appointed as a tenure-track assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at The University of Florida. Aitkaliyeva received a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from …