Archive for Computer Science

The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s (TEES) Smart Grid Center has received a new grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) that will further the center’s mission to strengthen and protect the nation’s power grid. The grant is one of 12 given to projects across the United States as pa…


Texas A&M University’s College of Engineering is No. 2 on Best College Values’ ranking of the 50 Top Value Master’s in Engineering. The University of California, Berkeley was the only program to rank higher than Texas A&M. Georgia Institute of Technology (third), The University of Texas at …


Most of us have seen the “Not Enough Storage” message on our smart phone or tablet. Cloud computing services provide a way to alleviate this overwhelming need for space by letting programs store their data on remote servers instead of locally.  Cloud computing is just one example of distributed stor…


Dr. Nancy M. Amato, director of engineering honors and co-director of the computer science and engineering track of engineering honors at Texas A&M University, was selected program chair of the 2016 Robotics: Science and Systems Conference (RSS) held in June at the University of Michigan. As pr…


Dr. Tiffani Williams, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the 2016 Association of Former Students (AFS) Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching — College Level.  Since 1982, the AFS teaching award has been presented …


Study abroad programs allow students the unique opportunity to not only learn about a new culture, but be immersed in one. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University offers a study abroad trip to India led by Dr. Rabi Mahapatra, professor and head of graduate admi…


Over 30 high school students worked alongside faculty members from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University during the ENGAGE Summer Camp held on campus. Faculty members who mentored the students included: Instructional Assistant Professor Dr. Philip Ritchey, …


Microprocessors are at the heart of devices such as computers, smartphones and iPads. In the Texas Architecture and Compiler Optimization (TACO) lab at Texas A&M University, Dr. Daniel Jiménez, professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has revolutionized the way research o…


Andrew Nemec, a recent graduate from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, held several prestigious distinctions during his undergraduate career including participation in Engineering Honors, Honors in Science, Honors in Mathematics, Honors Fellows and Under…


David LaCroix, computer engineering honors graduate in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently awarded the Outstanding Thesis Award for the Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics division of the LAUNCH: Undergraduate Research awards. …


The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently designated Texas A&M University as a National Center of Academic Excellence, both in education and in research. This well-regarded designation places Texas A&M among a select group of only 30 universiti…


Several students in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University are utilizing the skills learned in class to create unique and innovative projects being used in ways beyond the classroom. Seniors Andrew Kirfman, Chris Martin and Michael Brand created the Improba…


Jeffrey Zhao and Sahil Dhanju, engineering students at Texas A&M University, were part of a team that took home a national coding prize from the “Dream it. Code it. Win it.” competition. Zhao, a sophomore mechanical engineering student and University Innovation Fellow and Sahil Dhanju, a comput…


M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recognized Faculty and Staff Award winners during the 2016 Faculty and Staff Awards banquet. Banks presented Faculty Awards, Staff Excellence Awards, a New Employee A…


The Texas A&M Engineering Program recently invested 12 new chair and professorship appointments for the 2016-2017 academic year, in addition to recognizing current chair holders and professorships.    Engineering faculty who were awarded the new designation of a chair or professorship were pres…