Archive for Aerospace

Texas A&M University and The Association of Former Students have announced the recipients of the 2013 Distinguished Alumnus Award, and among them are three graduates of the college of engineering: Melvin S. Maltz, aerospace engineering, Class of 1947, of Houston, Texas; Dr. Ray M. Bowen, mec…


Two graduate students in the Dwight Look College of Engineering have been chosen 2013 Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellows recipients, announced Dr. Karen L. Butler-Purry, associate provost for graduate studies. Alexander Bayeh from the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Arupa Mohapatra from the Depart…


Dr. Helen Reed, professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering in the Dwight Look College of Engineering, was one of two faculty members named recipients of the 2013 Presidential Professor for Teaching Excellence Award, the most prestigious faculty honor bestowed by Texas A&M University.  …


The Space Engineering Research Center (SERC) delivered an innovative star field simulator to technical personnel at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, Ala., in March.  The simulator provides a realistic simulation of what a NASA space-based telescope would see when viewing th…


The formation of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University has been approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, announced Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering.  The new department will be jointly operated by the College…


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 next month at the 2013 Physics & Engineering Festival, an entertaining and informative weekend scient…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University will honor seven alumni April 4 at the Miramont Country Club in Bryan, Texas. Receiving the Outstanding Alumni Honor Award will be Thomas E. Ferguson ’78, former president of Flow Solutions Group; Col. Mike Fossum ’80, a NASA astron…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has announced the recipients of the 2012-2013 College of Engineering Faculty Fellow Awards. Recipients of this year's awards are William Keeler FellowsDr. Binayak Mohanty, Biological and Agricultural EngineeringDr. Rosana Moreira, Bi…


Brian Lester, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, was awarded the three-year Sandia National Laboratories/Texas A&M University Excellence in Engineering Fellowship, which began in the later half of 2012. Along with the prestigious graduate assistantship, recipients also …


Texas A&M Engineering's graduate program ranked 11th overall  and sixth among public institutions in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, "America's Best Graduate Schools 2014." The ranking is one place higher than in 2012, when the college ranked 12th overall. Individual programs…


The title of “university distinguished professor,” Texas A&M University’s designation underscoring that a faculty member is pre-eminent in his or her academic discipline nationally and internationally, has been bestowed on six more faculty members, effective with the start of the new academic ye…


The Texas A&M FLEYE SPY team, with faculty adviser Col. Wayne Lutz A team from Texas A&M University has been named finalist in the Small Unmanned Aerial System (SUAS) Competition, announced the BORDERS National Center for Border Security and Immigration, a component of the U.S. Departmen…


The lobby of the Zachry Engineering Center was flooded with newly admitted incoming freshmen, high school juniors getting ready to apply next summer and K-12 prospective students and their families Feb. 16 at Aggieland Saturday. Approximately 1,500 students visited the Dwight Look College of E…


There is research that is off the wall, some off the charts and some off the planet, such as what a Texas A&M University aerospace and physics professor is exploring. It’s a plan to deflect a killer asteroid by using paint, and the science behind it is absolutely rock solid, so to speak, so much…


Dr. Daniele Mortari, professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected a fellow of the American Astronautical Society (AAS). AAS fellowship is conferred in recognition of “significant and unique contributions to astronautics, space science, space eng…