Archive for Aerospace

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…


The 100 fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world were recognized today (Oct. 25) at the 9th Annual Aggie 100 program, sponsored by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. The Aggie 100 focuses on growth as an i…


Dr. Diego Donzis, Assistant Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, has been selected as the 2013 winner of the Francois Frenkiel Award, a prestigious honor given by the American Physical Society (APS). Each year the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD) presents the Fluid Dynamics Pri…


Dr. John Valasek (left) with Cecil Rhodes, flight mechanics specialist, with the Pegasus I Unmanned Air System (photo by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi) A research team led by Texas A&M University professor Dr. John Valasek has designed, built, operated and patented (pending) the Peg…


Texas A&M Engineering ranked eighth among engineering schools at public institutions offering a doctorate, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the country's undergraduate universities and programs. For the second year in a row, the Dwight Look College of Engineeri…


The Texas A&M University Institute for Advanced Study (TIAS), which has a mission of bringing nationally and internationally renowned scholars to campus for extended visits to interact with current faculty and students, has attracted its second class of such notables. The nine TIAS Faculty Fello…


Aerospace engineering students working on their senior capstone design project under the direction of Dr. Jonathan Rogers won second place in the 30th Annual American Helicopter Society (AHS) Student Design Competition. The team’s entrant, a tiltrotor callled “The HealCopter,” took second place i…


Dr. Greg Chamitoff, NASA astronaut, will be joining the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University as a Professor of Engineering Practice. Chamitoff will lead in the development of a new Human Space/Robotic Systems and Operations curriculum within the department. As we continue…


The Department of Mechanical Engineering is pleased to announce that Dr. Katepalli R. Sreenivasan will be with us for the month of August as eminent scholar in residence and a visiting professor of mechanical engineering and aerospace engineering. Sreenivasan is president of the Polytechnic Institu…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has announced the appointment of Dr. Rodney Bowersox as head of the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University. He joined the aerospace engineering faculty in 2002 and has served as the interim department head sin…


If you thought setting a Guinness World Record for building a 44-foot-tall playable guitar was impressive, try leading a high school robotics team to victory against 10,000 competitors at the FIRST — For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology— World Championship.  Scott Rippeto…