Archive for Aerospace

Fifteen students from the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University were named recipients of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) scholarship. The students were honored during a reception on April 11. NACME aims to increase the proportion of African…


Approximately 600 students will participate in one of the largest nation-wide events of its kind — the second-annual Texas A&M University Engineering Project Showcase — on April 25 from noon to 4 p.m. in Reed Arena. The event, presented by Engineering Academic and Student Affairs, is free and o…


For the second consecutive year, a graduate student from the Department of Aerospace Engineering has been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship Program Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. Steven Anderson, a graduate student working on his doctoral degree in aerospace engineering has be…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University honored six alumni April 3 during the Outstanding Alumni Awards Banquet. Receiving the Outstanding Alumni Honor Award were William A. Coskey ’75, chairman, CEO and president of ENGlobal Corporation; Mark A Fischer ’72, chairman, CEO…


The SAE Aero Design Team from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University won first place overall in the Regular Class of the International SAE Aero Design West Competition in Fort Worth, TX over the weekend of March 28 – 30, 2014.  Competing against 33 schools from five coun…


Dr. Edward White, Associate Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named a recipient of the William and Montine P. Head Fellows Award by Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering. Dr. White joined the Department of Aerospace …


Two aerospace engineering faculty members are among 24 faculty and staff who have been selected to receive the 2014 Texas A&M University Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award. Dr. Helen Reed was selected for teaching and Dr. Dimitris Lagoudas was selected for research. …


Majid Tabesh, a graduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering working under the advisement of Dr. James Boyd and Dr. Dimitris Lagoudas, was awarded first place in the SPIE/ASME 2014 Best Student Paper Presentation Competition. SPIE, the International Society for Optics and Photonics, h…


A team from the Texas Institute for Intelligent Materials (TiiMS) at Texas A&M University along with researchers from the ASME Active and Multifunctional Materials Technical Committee at NASA-Langley have begun collaborations on the development of a new implementation of shape memory alloys (SMA…


Dr. Helen Reed, professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, has been appointed to the endowed Edward “Pete” Aldridge ’60 Professorship in the Dwight Look College of Engineering. This endowed professorship appointment will be effective April 1, 2014 for a term of three years, with a $10,00…


On Friday, March 28, Texas A&M University has the pleasure of hosting “Texas Systems Day” at Rudder Tower. This workshop brings together researchers from universities around the state in the fields of systems, controls and robotics. It is planned to make this an annual event with locale rotating…


The Department of Physics and Astronomy and Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University invite audiences across Texas to get up-close and personal with science and technology this Saturday (March 22) at the 2014 Physics & Engineering Festival, an entertaining and informative …


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has announced the recipients of the 2013-2014 College of Engineering Faculty Fellow Awards. Recipients of this year's awards are William and Montine P. Head FellowsDr. Edward White, Aerospace EngineeringDr. Peng Li, Electrical and Co…


Six engineering faculty members are among 24 faculty and staff who have been selected to receive the 2014 Texas A&M University Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award. The 2014 recipients from the Dwight Look College of Engineering are:  FOR TEACHING Dr. Arul Jayaraman,…


In 2009, Larry McQuien—a Fort Worth resident and executive at Lockheed Martin—died tragically after being struck by a car during a morning bike ride. Now, his wife Carol has established the Larry J. McQuien ’76 “Take Flight Award,” a scholarship for undergraduate students studying aerospace engineer…