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Dr. César O. Malavé has taken his post as dean of Texas A&M University at Qatar. Malavé was previously professor and head of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University and holder of the Sugar and Mike Barnes Department Head Chair. He was named to his new po…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, gave the keynote address at the 43rd Annual Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference today (Oct. 24) in Oklahoma City. In her talk, "Enrollment Growth with Excellence: The 25 by 25 Initiative," Banks discussed Texas A&M's 25 by 25 …


Dr. Valerie Taylor, senior associate dean for academic affairs in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, presented a keynote speech at the annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference in Minneapolis Oct. 4.  The Grace Hopper Celebration was co-foun…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. John C. Criscione assistant dean for graduate programs effective Oct. 7. Criscione joined the Texas A&M faculty in 2001 as assistant professor and is currently an associate professor in the Department of Biomedic…


Texas A&M Engineering remembers Dr. C. Roland Haden, former vice chancellor and dean of engineering, who passed away Aug. 24. From 1993 to 2002, Haden led the Engineering Program of The Texas A&M University System, serving as vice chancellor for engineering, dean of the Dwight Look College …


Dr. Jennifer L. Welch, Regents Professor and Chevron Professor II in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named the faculty ombudsperson officer for the Dwight Look College of Engineering for two years starting Sept. 1. Welch will function as the …


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Nancy Amato interim head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. Amato is the Unocal Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M and co-…


Dr. Teri Reed received the 2013 Sharon Keillor Award for Women in Engineering Education at a special awards ceremony held during the 120th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta June 23-26. Reed is assistant dean of academic affairs in the Dwight Loo…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has announced the appointment of Dr. Rodney Bowersox as head of the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University. He joined the aerospace engineering faculty in 2002 and has served as the interim department head sin…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Prasad Enjeti associate dean for undergraduate programs. The appointment will be effective May 20. In his role as associate dean, he will oversee the undergraduate engineering program in the Dwight Look College of E…


Dr. Teri Reed-Rhoads will receive the 2013 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Sharon Keillor Award for Women in Engineering Education. Reed-Rhoads will receive the award at the 2013 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition June 23-26 in Atlanta She is assistant vice chancellor of acade…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Valerie E. Taylor senior associate dean for academic affairs. Taylor is Regents Professor and the Wisenbaker Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and an IEEE (Institute of Electrical and E…


The formation of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University has been approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, announced Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering.  The new department will be jointly operated by the College…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Robin Autenrieth interim head of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering. Autenrieth is currently senior associate dean for academic affairs. She previously held the position of associate dean for academic affai…


The title of “university distinguished professor,” Texas A&M University’s designation underscoring that a faculty member is pre-eminent in his or her academic discipline nationally and internationally, has been bestowed on six more faculty members, effective with the start of the new academic ye…