Archive for Chemical

Juergen Hahn, associate professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named to the policy committee of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC). IFAC, founded in 1957, is a multinational federation of National Member Organizations (NMOs), each one repr…


Rayford G. Anthony, Perry Schwierzke and James Turner each has been honored with the title of distinguished alumnus by the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University. The three Texas A&M chemical engineering graduates are the newest members of the department…


The legacy of civil engineer Marina Q. Smith will continue to shine through a Texas A&M University graduate fellowship honoring her memory. The Marina Q. Smith '90 Memorial Fellowship in Pipeline Research, endowed through the Texas A&M Foundation, benefits civil, chemical, mechanical or pet…


A process safety expert will endow a scholarship for chemical engineering students at Texas A&M University. The Dr. Ray A. Mentzer Scholarship, to be established with a $30,000 contribution through the Texas A&M Foundation, will be awarded to students with a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade poi…


Call them the Jason Bournes of the bacteria world. Going "off the grid," like rogue secret agents, some bacteria avoid antibiotic treatments by essentially shutting down and hiding until it's safe to come out again, says Thomas Wood, professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineerin…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University has honored two former students with the 2011 Outstanding Alumni Honor Awards.Dr. G. Kemble Bennett, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, presented the awards to Timothy A. Leach '82 (at right in photo) and S. Shariq Yosufzai '74…


Carl Laird, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named recipient of the prestigious Wilkinson Prize for Numerical Software. Laird will receive the international award along with colleague Andreas Waechter of the IBM Thoma…


Benjamin Wilhite, associate professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected to the board of directors for the International Symposia on Chemical Reaction Engineering (ISCRE), the premier organization in the field of chemical reaction e…


Dr. Kenneth R. Hall, professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering and deputy director of the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), has accepted the positions of associate vice chancellor and associate director of TEES and associate dean for research and graduate studies …


Texas A&M Engineering's Dr. K.R. Rajagopal has been elected a member of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE). INAE comprises India's most distinguished engineers and technologists across the entire spectrum of engineering disciplines. Rajagopal was selected in recognition of his ou…


Mahmoud El-Halwagi, professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been appointed national chair for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Computing and Systems Technology (CAST) Division as well as an academic trustee for the Compu…


Regents Professor M. Sam Mannan, holder of the Mike O'Connor Chair I in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, will deliver a keynote address at the inaugural Process Control & Instrumentation (PC&I) conference, sponsored by Hydrocarbon Processing.…


Jodie Lutkenhaus, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, has been awarded a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). As a recipient of the prestigious award, Lutkenhaus will receive $500,000 througho…


Studying how bacteria incorporate foreign DNA from invading viruses into their own regulatory processes, Dr. Thomas Wood, professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is uncovering the secrets of one of nature's most primitive immune systems.   Hi…


Seven Aggie engineering students have been recognized for assisting Rudder High School students during Viva Technology, a program designed to help students excel in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). VIva Technology is Great Minds in STEM's K-12 Educational Program. The program is de…