Archive for Awards

Faculty and staff members of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering were recognized for their contributions to the department at the department’s annual holiday party on Dec. 9. Recipients include: Zachry Excellence in Teaching Award: Dr. Anthony Cahill Birdwell Excellence in Teaching Award: …


The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University hosted its annual banquet honoring recent donors of endowed scholarships or fellowships, recipients of former student awards and students who were awarded scholarships or fellowships on Nov. 3. The department posthumously awarde…


Several people affiliated with the graduate program in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University were recognized for their accomplishments at the 2016 Graduate Student Awards Banquet (pictured in order). Best Ph.D. Student Award (for outstanding performance…


Dr. John Valasek, professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been honored with a University Professorship for Undergraduate Teaching Excellence (UPUTE). Valasek was named the holder of the Thaman Professorship. The award is conferred only upon the universi…


Dr. Tiffani Williams, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the 2016 Association of Former Students (AFS) Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching — College Level.  Since 1982, the AFS teaching award has been presented …


Five faculty members and one student from the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University were recognized during the 2016 Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Annual Conference and Expo at Disney Land in Anaheim, California. The largest industrial an…


M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recognized five Faculty and Staff Award winners from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering during the 2016 Faculty and Staff Awards banquet. Banks pre…


Drs. Lin Shao and Pavel Tsvetkov, associate professors in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, were honored at the 2016 Texas A&M Engineering Faculty and Staff Awards Dinner at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center in College Station, Texas.  Shao received th…


Staff member Sarah Curylo and Drs. Peter England, H. Gene Hawkins, Jr., Stefan Hurlebaus and Gretchen Miller of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M  University, have been awarded College of Engineering excellence awards. Curylo, administrative coordinator, received the Staff…


Drs. Zachary Grasley and Mary Beth Hueste of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University received awards at the spring 2016 American Concrete Institute (ACI) Concrete Convention and Exposition in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Grasley, associate professor and the Peter C. Forster …


Former students Liu and Simon named rising stars in Civil + Structural Engineering Two former students of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, Ivan Liu ’11 and Jessica Simon ’07, were recognized as Civil + Structural Engineer magazine’s 2016 Rising Stars. Liu and…


The Department of Aerospace Engineering in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University inducted 12 individuals into the Aerospace Engineering Distinguished Alumni Academy during the Aerospace Engineering Annual Awards Banquet on April 1. Receiving the Outstanding Young Engi…


Students from the Advanced Vertical Flight Laboratory (AVFL) in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University won first and second place at the 2016 AIAA Region IV Student Conference. Students from 13 different schools took part in the competition. Carl Runco, a graduate stude…


Dr. Dallas Little, Snead Chair Professor and Regents Professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected by the Transportation and Development Institute to receive the 2016 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Francis C. Turner Award for his work o…


Dr. Moble Benedict, assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to receive the François-Xavier Bagnoud Vertical Flight Award by the American Helicopter Society (AHS). This award, created in 1992 and first known as the AHS Director’s A…