Archive for Aerospace

Dr. John Valasek, Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Leland Atwood Award in honor of his outstanding work with students at Texas A&M University as well as his contributions to the aerospace profession.  The John Leland Atwood Awa…


The Department of Aerospace Engineering in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University inducted nine alumni into the Aerospace Engineering Distinguished Alumni Academy April 30 during the Aerospace Engineering Annual Awards Banquet. Receiving the Outstanding Aerospace Enginee…


Joshua Harris '14, an undergraduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, has been awarded a National Defense Science Graduate Fellowship (NDSEG) for 2014. The Department of Defense (DoD) awarded approximately 200 new three-year graduate fellowships in April 2014, with approximately 12…


Dr. Helen Reed, professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, has been selected as a Piper Professor of 2014 by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation. Ten awards of $5,000 each are made annually to professors for superior teaching at the college level.  Selection is made on the basis of nomin…


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…