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Dr. Edward Kavazanjian, Jr., director of The Center for Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics at Arizona State University, is the 2016 Buchanan Lecturer. Kavazanjian’s lecture is titled “Bio-Geo-Alchemy: Biogeotechnical Carbonate Precipitation for Hazard Mitigation and Ground Improvement.” The …


Dallas Little, senior research fellow at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, gave the C.L. Monismith Lecture at the Geo-Chicago conference August 17. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Geo-Institute (G-I) is one of the eight specialty ASCE institutes. Geotechnical engineering is …


Dr. Dallas Little, Snead Chair Professor and Regents Professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the Carl L. Monismith Lecture on Pavement Engineering by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Geo-Institute. The lecture is awarded annuall…


Ray Rothrock, a venture capitalist and former student of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, has established the Ray Rothrock Lecture Series. The series will feature a variety of national and international speakers discussing the possibilities for change and innovat…


Dr. Robin Murphy, Raytheon Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, gave one of the nine invited topical lectures at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) meeting in Washington D.C. AAAS, the organization that publishes th…


Dr. S.P. Bhattacharyya, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was invited to give several lectures at two leading universities in Taiwan. The Ministry of Science and Technology in Taiwan invited Bhattacharyya, the Robert M. Kennedy '26 Profe…


The 2015 Buchanan lecturer is Dr. William F. Marcuson III, director emeritus, from the Geotechnical Laboratory of the U.S. Army Engineers Research and Development Center for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Marcuson’s lecture will be “Katrina in Your Rearview Mirror.” The Buchanan Lecture is held i…


Dr. John Junkins, Distinguished Professor of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, delivered the plenary lecture at the 55th Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences at the Technion in Haifa, Israel, on Feb. 25, 2015. The lecture is named in honor of pioneering engineer/scientist …


Dr. James Caverlee, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was invited to give the first fall 2014 Distinguished Speaker Seminar hosted by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of North Texas. Caverlee's p…


The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University will hold the 22nd Buchanan Lecture on November 7, 2014 at the College Station Hilton at 2 p.m. in the Brazos Amphitheater. The 2014 Buchanan Lecturer is Dr. Craig H. Benson, who is a distinguished professor at the University of …


Dr. Judea Pearl will present The Science of Cause and Effect on Friday, May 9, 2014 at 10:20 a.m. in room 169 of the Blocker Building on the Texas A&M campus. This CSE Distinguished Lecturer Seminar is cohosted by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Conflict and Development, Agr…


Yale N. Patt will give two lectures hosted by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering on Friday, May 2, 2014. The first at 11:00 a.m. and the second at 4:00 p.m., both on the Texas A&M campus in room 2005 of the Emerging Technologies Building. Dr. Patt holds the Ernest Cockrell, Jr. C…


Randall P. Shumaker, Director of the Institute for Simulation and Training (IST) at the University of Central Florida, will present his talk entitled,"Human-Robot Collaboration," as part of the Emergency Informatics Distinguished Lecture Series. The lecture will be held on Friday, April 11, 2014 at …


Steven M. Drucker, a Principal Researcher and manager of the VUE group in VIBE at Microsoft Research, will be the Department of Computer Science and Engineering's first distinguished lecturer for the spring semester. Dr. Drucker will present, "Dealing with your Digital Stuff: Managing Digital Collec…


Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud, the Spencer J. Buchanan Chair in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been invited to give the coveted Osterberg Memorial Lecture at the Deep Foundation Institute Annual Congress this Summer. The annual Osterberg Memorial Lecture and Awa…