Archive for Aerospace

Richard Monschke of Fort Worth, Texas, has endowed a $25,000 scholarship designed for students pursuing a degree in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University. “We are grateful for Mr. Monschke’s support of the aerospace department and its students,” said Andy Acker, senior…


Four graduate students from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University were selected for best paper awards at the 37th Annual American Astronautical Society’s Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference held in Breckenridge, CO January 31 – February 5, 2014. The papers were…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering will participate in Texas A&M University’s annual premiere recruiting event, Aggieland Saturday, on Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The open house will include resource tables from each of the undergraduate programs in the Look College for prospective stude…


The Federal Aviation Administration has selected Texas as one of six test center sites to develop drones, or Unmanned Air Systems (UAS), for commercial use by businesses, farmers and researchers.  The decision was based on a statewide proposal led by the Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center (L…


Nicholas Page, a student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named to the inaugural Theta Tau All-Academic Team by the Theta Tau Educational Foundation. Along with 91 other students from Theta Tau chapters throughout the United States, Page was selected …


Dr. Helen Reed, professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named a Regents Professor by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents.  Dr. Reed joined the Texas A&M faculty in 2004 and served as department head for four years before return…


Tim Woodbury, a graduate student working on his master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded a fellowship from the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program.  This program (GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students …


The Student Engineers’ Council (SEC) at Texas A&M University is hosting its 2014 Spring Career Fair on Tuesday (Jan. 28) at Reed Arena. The fair, which runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., is the premier recruiting event for the Dwight Look College of Engineering. The career fair is planned, organized, …


SuSu and Mark Fischers' contribution of $12 million marks the largest contribution to date to the Engineering Education Complex (EEC). “Mark and SuSu Fischer are generous and loyal Aggies whose passion and commitment to excellence are unmatched,” said Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dea…


Many families are struggling to meet the financial demands of day-to-day life, with many questioning how they might provide a gift or two for their children on Christmas Day.  Since every child deserves to experience the joy of Christmas morning, The Salvation Army developed the Angel Tree Program. …


Thirteen faculty members in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University have been recognized by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) as TEES Fellows. The TEES Fellow designation recognizes established faculty members with a history of continuous performance…


Pictured left to right: Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, with Jean-Louis Briaud, Teresa Wright, Linda Huff and Robert Nevels. Faculty and staff in the Dwight Look College of Engineering and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) were recognized Dec…


Professor John Valasek delivered a keynote presentation at the 2013 International Biomimetics Symposium in Taiwan - Learn from the Nature on November 12-13,  2013. The symposium was held at National Taiwan University in Taipei, and included 11 international speakers and 17 local invited speakers. Th…


Dr. Dimitris C. Lagoudas has been named a 2014 Fellow by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). The distinction of Fellow is conferred upon those members of the Institute who have made notable and valuable contributions to the arts, sciences, or technology of aeronautics or a…


The Aerospace Vehicle Systems Institute (AVSI) has executed a memorandum of understanding with the Aerospace Valley Association in Toulouse, France that will greatly enhance its presence within the European aerospace community. AVSI is a Texas A&M Engineering Experimentation Station (TEES) cente…