Archive for Awards

Dr. Diego Donzis, assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). NSF established the CAREER program to support junior faculty within …


Texas A&M hosted the Southwest Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) during Spring Break (March 14-18). Texas A&M University took first place in the competition. Second place went to a first-year team from Southern Methodist University, and third place went to University of T…


The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) has named Dr. Wilbert Wilhelm a recipient of one of the 2011 SME International Honor Awards. Wilhelm is the Mike and Sugar Barnes Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University. He is being recognized with t…


Dr. N.K. Anand, executive associate dean of the Dwight Look College of Engineering and associate agency director for the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), will be inducted into the Kansas State University College of Engineering Hall of Fame April 30. Anand, who is the James and Ada Forsy…


D. Wayne Klotz, P.E. '74, former president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and a civil engineering graduate of Texas A&M, has been named Houston's 2011 Engineer of the Year. Klotz is president of Klotz Associates Inc., a full service civil engineering firm based in Houston. He…


Carl L. Benner, a senior research engineer with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named "Top Reviewer in 2010" by the journal Electric Power System Research. "[This] is one of the highest ranked international journals in electric power," said D…


Dr. Daniele Mortari, associate professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, and his recently graduated Ph.D. student, Dr. Benjamin Spratling IV, won best paper from the 20th American Astronautical Society (AAS)/American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (…


Melodie Benford, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named a finalist for the 2011 CIMIT Prize for Primary Healthcare. Benford will be awarded $10,000 to develop a final proposal (due May 31) for her project, "An Innovative Point-of-Care…


Texas A&M Engineering's Dr. K.R. Rajagopal has been elected a member of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE). INAE comprises India's most distinguished engineers and technologists across the entire spectrum of engineering disciplines. Rajagopal was selected in recognition of his ou…


Dr. Laszlo Kish, professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the title of Doctor Honoris Causafrom Uppsala University (Sweden), which is considered an honor of great distinction. Kish directs the Fluctuation and Noise Exploitation Laboratory in …


Dr. Kamran Entesari, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Entesari received his award for his proposal, "Ve…


Dr. Xi Zhang, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to be a Distinguished Lecturer for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Communications Society (ComSoc). The Distinguished Lecturer Pro…


A group of students from the Department of Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University took first place Jan. 26 in the Texas Energy Primer Challenge sponsored by Power Across Texas in Austin. Ojay Anyaeji (left), Samantha Castillo (center) and Amulaya Karavadi (right) celebrate after winni…


Dr. Byung-Jun Yoon, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the Best Paper Award from Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference 2011 (APBC 2011). Yoon and his graduate student, Mohammad Sahraeian, won the Best Paper Award fo…


The Gamma Mu Chapter of Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) at Texas A&M University was named winner of the Outstanding Chapter Award. The chapter will receive the award at an upcoming HKN awards banquet. The Outstanding Chapter Award recognizes excellence in college chapters for their activities. The award is…