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Craig Brown ‘75, former student of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, has been awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Texas A&M University Association of Former Students. Brown is the cofounder, chairman and CEO of Bray International, Inc.    In his time at Texas A&M, Bro…


Since he was a boy, Leroy S. “Skip” Fletcher ’58 remembers looking up to his father, Robert H. “Bob” Fletcher. A hardworking family man, Bob shared his passion for mechanical engineering with his son and thousands of Aggie students over the years. He couldn’t know it as a youngster, but Fletcher wo…


Texas A&M University alumnus Peter Maginot ‘09 is using some of the most powerful computing technology in the world to validate computer modeling computational tools to make sure they accurately reflect the physical phenomena in real-world experiments.  Computational methods research involves u…


For some, going in to work is a necessary evil, but for Texas A&M University Department of Nuclear Engineering alumnus Micheal Smith, work at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is more than a job, it’s a mission. As a health physicist, Smith works daily to ensure public health and safety wi…


Jeffrey Jensen, a former student of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named one of The Association of Former Students’ 12 Under 12 Young Alumni Spotlight recipients. Each year, The Association of Former Students’ 12 Under 12 Young Alumni Spotligh…


Bruce Hamilton, a Texas A&M University alumni and a member of the Defense Nuclear Securities Safety Board (DNFSB), delivered a seminar to the students and faculty of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M. Hamilton’s seminar provided insight on the development of nuclear safety o…


Texas A&M University alumnus Dr. Nolan E. Hertel ’73 was awarded the 2016 Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award by the Health Physics Society (HPS) to recognize his contributions to the scientific field of radiation safety and for his accomplishments regarding the practice and advancement o…


Shiyan Hu, a former student from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named editor-in-chief of the Institute of Technology’s (IET) newly launched journal, Cyber-Physical Systems: Theory & Application. Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) include smart w…


Texas A&M University nuclear engineering faculty and former students participated in and served as session leaders at the 2016 International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE24). ICONE24 is a global conference focused on nuclear reactor technology and features sessions and workshops benef…


Mark DeHart, a graduate of the Department of Nuclear Energy at Texas A&M University, has been recognized as an American Nuclear Society (ANS) Fellow. DeHart is the deputy director for reactor physics and modeling simulation at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and serves in the Reactor Physics Ana…


It was an eventful retirement for former Texas A&M University nuclear engineering student Patrick Pfanz ’93, who attended his retirement ceremony in College Station, Texas on March 25 after serving 21 years in the U.S. Navy as a nuclear submarine officer. The ceremony was as a tribute to Pfanz’s…


Ania Kimberly Kaminski ‘’07, a former student of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, is currently in her eighth year at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).  She worked for six years in the Technical Support Division designing, installing and maintaining Un…


One of Texas A&M University’s favorite sons has committed a $1 million gift to the school’s engineering program. Alice A. and Erle A. Nye, chairman emeritus of TXU and twice a regent of The Texas A&M University System, have established a legacy gift to support faculty and students through pr…


In memory of the contributions of Richard A. “Dick” Clark, a leading forecaster in the supply chain industry, Texas A&M Engineering today announced that Terra Technology has committed $100,000 for an industrial distribution scholarship at Texas A&M University. The gift, provided through the…