Archive for Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution

Texas A&M University, Chevron and Austin Community College (ACC) have announced the formation of the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy at ACC, an innovative co-enrollment partnership developed to address the state’s growing need for engineers. Qualified students will be admitted to the T…


The Master of Industrial Distribution (MID) program at Texas A&M University hosted its annual Residency Week Aug. 8-12 in College Station, Texas. This year, 120 professionals attended, making it one of the program’s largest classes to date. Residency Week is filled with intensive learning focu…


This past summer, two professors in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University participated in programs to help teachers and two-year college faculty learn more about general and automated manufacturing. Drs. Wayne Hung and Shen-Jen “Tony” Hsieh…


The Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University recently contacted Dr. John Hill, senior group manager for Cloud and Mobile Technologies within National Instruments Research and Development Group, about working with 14 students in the Electronic Syste…


Four Texas A&M University Electronic Systems Engineering Technology (ESET) students took their DSTR (pronounced Disaster) robot to Stephenville, Texas, as part of the Mobile Integrated Solutions Laboratory’s (MISL) STEM outreach and recruiting initiative.  Alexis Crandall, Colby Ryan, Jennifer …


Dr. Malini Natarajarathinam, the principal investigator of a proposal to help Texas food banks, has been named a recipient of the 2016-2017 Texas A&M University Tier One Program (TOP) Grant. Over the next three years, Natarajarathinam and her team will receive about $300,000 to implement its…


Acceleration is defined as an increase in the rate or speed of an object, specifically the rate of change of velocity per unit of time. For four students in the Electronic Systems Engineering Technology (ESET) program at Texas A&M University, DVDT is not only the formula for acceleration, but al…


The Electronic Systems Engineering Technology (ESET) program at Texas A&M University will be offering two professional engineering workshops: Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt/Yellow Belt) and Bridge to Test (Session IV). These workshops are designed to help engineers develop a wide array of practical …


Dr. Walter W. Buchanan, professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the 2016 IEEE Educational Activities Board Meritorious Achievement Award in Accreditation Activities. Buchanan was recognized by the IEEE Education…


The Electronic Systems Engineering Technology program in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University recognizes three students for their outstanding achievements. Odera Eneugwu, Arman Gonzalez and Francis Nguyen were selected as recipients of the…


The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) presented its 2016 International Distance Learning Award for 21st Century Best Practices to the Master of Industrial Distribution (MID) program in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University.…


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…


Dr. Jorge L. Alvarado, associate professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, recently gave an invited lecture at the University of California, Riverside, on multiple droplet impingement dynamics.  During the lecture, Alvarado reveal…


“We call it the ‘thrill of victory’ and the ‘agony of defeat,’” said Dr. Joseph Morgan, professor in the Department of Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, as he observed his undergraduate students race the robotic cars they each built for a class project…