Archive for Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution

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…


Students from the Department of Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University recently participated in an event that featured displays of student entrepreneurial ventures and a panel of industry speakers. Semester coursework for the class, IDIS 454: New Directions…


The Professional Association for Industrial Distribution (PAID) at Texas A&M University recently hosted its Annual Crawfish Boil. Nearly 300 students participated in the event that allows officer candidates to announce their candidacy and provides members an opportunity to interact with others s…


UPDATE: April 28, 2016:The space technology engineered by two undergraduate students and startup company Texas Space Technology Applications and Research (T STAR) was successfully activated by Astronaut Tim Peake on board the International Space Station. The collaborative project, named STRATA, is i…