Archive for Awards

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,…


Update (3/28): News article featured in The Battalion can be found here. Aggies Robert (Bob) Timm, computer science junior, Eleni Mijalis, biology sophomore, and Rafael (Rafa) Moreno, computer science sophomore, took first place at the Facebook Texas Regional Hackathon held February 28 - March 1, 2…


Dr. Guofei Gu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering at Texas A&M University, was chosen by the Google Faculty Research Awards Program as a recipient of financial support for his proposal, "Exploring Network Security Innovations in the New Paradigm of Software-Defined Networkin…


CSE Associate Professor James Caverlee was named as the recipient of the 2013-14 Caterpillar Teaching Excellence Award by the Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University. The award is funded by the Caterpillar Foundation and is given to a faculty member who has proven excellence in "enga…


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…


Professor emeritus Stephen A. Holditch was recognized for his lifetime contributions to hydraulic fracturing technologies.


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 …


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…