Archive for Awards

Labs at Weill Cornell Medical College, University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Texas A&M University will be collaborating on an NIH funded project with an overall budget of $13M. The five year project,"Decoding the roles of critical genes of unknown function inM. tuberculosis," is led by…


Each semester Theta Tau Professional Engineering Fraternity - Xi Gamma Chapter nominates many worthy candidates who are distinguished from amongst their peers for exemplary status in three different categories including "Most Innovative Research," "Most Informative Lecturer," and "Most Engaging Lect…


Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup was elected to the Electronic Design 2013 Hall of Fame. The editors of Electronic Design* base their selection of each year's new inductees on contribution, industry impact, lasting achievement, and reader input. Dr. Stroustrup is the designer and original implementer of C++ an…


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…


Yucel Akkutlu, graduate adviser and associate professor in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected as a 2014-15 SPE Distinguished Lecturer. Only 32 SPE members (or 0.04 percent) have been chosen as distinguished lecturers for the 2014-15 ro…


On September 30, 2013, the Texas A&M Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) student chapter PetroBowl team finished third place overall in the competition held during the SPE annual technical conference and exhibition in New Orleans. The team members were Joseph Cox, Ryan Rice, Jennifer Wisler, Ri…


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…


Three graduate students of the Department of Nuclear Engineering, Lane Carasik, Michael Smith, and Lloyd Price were all awarded the Nuclear Energy University Programs' Fellowship. Winners will receive $50,000 a year over the next three years to help pay for graduate studies and research.  Lane Cara…


Dr. Vijay Singh, professor and Caroline & William N. Lehrer Distinguished Chair in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named a recipient of the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Society of Civil Engineers Environmental and Wate…


Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud, the Spencer J. Buchanan Chair in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been invited to give the coveted Osterberg Memorial Lecture at the Deep Foundation Institute Annual Congress this Summer. The annual Osterberg Memorial Lecture and Awa…


Dr. Brent Auvermann has been selected by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers as the G.B. Gunlogson Countryside Engineering Award winner for 2013, according to Darrin Drollinger, executive director for the organization. Initiated in 1975, the award was endowed by the family…


Dr. B. Don Russell, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has been awarded the 2011 Attwood Associate Award by U. S. National Committee of the International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE). The award was presented at the CIGRE annual meeting in D…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University honored eight students with its Craig C. Brown Outstanding Senior Engineering Award during a banquet at Miramont Country Club in Bryan. Seniors Chibueze Amanchukwu, Oscar Carrasco-Zevallos, Diganto Choudhury, Haley Helweg, Nate Me…


Dr. Chanan Singh, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, won the IEEE Power and Engineering Society Technical Committee Prize Paper Award at the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) General Meeting 2011. Singh, along with Brazilian colleagues …


Grady Meloy, a senior in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering and president of Texas A&M's chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB), was awarded the 2011 Engineers Without Borders-USA Student Founders Award at the recent International Conference for EWB-USA held in Louisville, …