Archive for Undergraduate

So maybe you’ve heard that women don’t succeed in engineering. Don’t believe it.Renee McVay didn’t. She just graduated from Texas A&M with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. The College Station native starts her graduate studies in September at Caltech – after turning down MIT, Stanfor…


The Pipe Valve & Fitting Roundtable will endow a scholarship for industrial distribution students at Texas A&M University. The $25,000 gift will be made to the Texas A&M Foundation over a period of five years. “The PVF Roundtable has long been concerned with the development of tomorrow…


Rigoberto Lopez, a junior in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is featured as Great Minds in STEM's Scholar of the Week for the week of June 27 through July 3. Lopez is a 2010 HENAAC-NASA Johnson Space Center scholarship recipient. Lopez began preparing for his …


The Department of Biomedical Engineering has announced the recipients of its 2011-12 undergraduate scholarships. These scholarships, which are awarded on an annual and competitive basis, are given to upper-level biomedical engineering students who have a minimum cumulative GPR of 3.25.“We had an ex…


Two students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University have received the prestigious Gulf Coast Power Association Scholarship.Richard H. Douglin and Tania Oritseweyinmi Okotie received their awards during a ceremony earlier this month. Both students are in …


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering junior Ivan Hernandez has been awarded a Microsoft scholarship for the 2011-2012 school year. Microsoft's scholarship qualifies Hernandez to receive $3,000 in tuition coverage. He not only received the scholarship but also was offered an internshi…


Matthew Johnson, a senior in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to receive the National Excellence Fellowship (NEF) award. Johnson received a Level 1 NEF award, which will provide $40,000 annually for four years. The fellowship award …


Grady Meloy, a senior in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering and president of Texas A&M's chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB), was awarded the 2011 Engineers Without Borders-USA Student Founders Award at the recent International Conference for EWB-USA held in Louisville, …


Texas A&M University has been named an Outstanding University for 2010 by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) for its student activities and involvement. "The ACI Award for University Student Activities was initiated to recognize universities that have participated in ACI-related activities" …


Cadet Shahrum Iqbal, a junior in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been chosen to help lead the university's Corps of Cadets. As deputy corps commander for operations, Iqbal will assist in leadership of the Corps and serve as commander when com…


The Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering will host its Annual Student Paper Contest Saturday (Jan. 29) on campus. This year, 410 juniors, seniors and graduate students in petroleum engineering will give technical presentations before panels of industry judges. This in-house event origi…


The Gamma Mu Chapter of Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) at Texas A&M University was named winner of the Outstanding Chapter Award. The chapter will receive the award at an upcoming HKN awards banquet. The Outstanding Chapter Award recognizes excellence in college chapters for their activities. The award is…


A recently released iPhone and iPad application may seem like a challenging word game for most. But to one undergraduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, it's the culmination of a dream. Sophomore Kate Stuckman created Professor Wordin…


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…