Archive for Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution

Four seniors in the Department of Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University assembled individual strengths under a team identity — DVDT — to undertake a capstone project that was effectively launched into outer space on April 9 from   Hillsboro Airport in Hil…


Dr. Reza Langari, J.R. Thompson Department Head Chair of the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution and professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, presented an invited lecture at Ford Research and Innovation Center in Dearborn, Mich…


Dr. Gang Sun, instructional assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, is a recipient of the 2016 American Society for Agricultural and Biological Engineers Superior Paper Award. The award follows Sun’s submission of th…


Dr. Bimal Nepal, associate professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, has been elected to serve on the Institute of Industrial Engineers, Computer and Information Systems Division board of directors. The two-year commitment begins t…


The Industrial Distribution Program at Texas A&M University prepares students with the use of gaming technology.   By using a first-of-its-kind sales training program based on gamification, Texas A&M University students are learning about the attention and discovery stages of the sales pr…


Caption: (From left to right): Geno Martinez, Edna Cano, Kenia Sifuentes, and Giselle Perez What does it take to earn a diploma at Texas A&M University? For a group of seniors in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution, their final undergraduate degree requirement…


The Master of Industrial Distribution (MID) program at Texas A&M University has been selected as one of the recipients of the 2016 Texas Distance Learning Association (TxDLA) Award for Outstanding Commitment to Excellence and Innovation by a four-year higher education institution. Bharani Nagar…


The Professional Association for Industrial Distribution (PAID) recently hosted its annual career fair at Texas A&M University’s Hall of Champions. PAID is one of the largest student-run organizations at Texas A&M with more than 700 members. PAID was formed in 1983 to serve as a link betwee…


Six former students of the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University recently participated in the Industrial Distribution Program’s ‘Grad Forum’ during the Sales Engineering class (IDIS 330). The former students comprised a panel and interacted with…


Dr. Ben Zoghi, the Victor H. Thompson Professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, has been appointed editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Automated Identification Technology (IJAIT). IJIAT is a peer-reviewed journal that …


Dr. Daniel F. Jennings, the Andrew Rader Professor of Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, received the 2015 Runner-Up Award for the 2015 Best Case from the Southwest Case Research Association at its annual meeting in Oklahoma City. The Southwest Case Association is a division of th…


Roland Gordon, alumnus of the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, has been promoted to president of Winsupply Inc.  “Roland has a strong financial background and brings a broad array of experiences and success in leadership,” said Jack Johns…


The Texas A&M Foundation’s Board of Trustees recently announced the selection of Tyson Voelkel as its new president. The U.S. Army veteran and 1996 industrial distribution graduate of Texas A&M University will take office on Wednesday (Jan. 20). As head of the university’s major-gift fundrai…


During the fall 2015 semester multiple courses in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University enhanced industry focused experiential learning by inviting industry representatives to speak to students. Topics discussed included trends, challenges a…


A group of close to 80 students from the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, visited Purvis Industries in Houston as a part of their Distributor Informational Management (IDIS 344) class.  Purvis is one of the nation’s largest independent who…