Archive for Aerospace

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…


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. …