Archive for Awards

Dr. Hamid Parsaei, professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University and director of academic outreach at Texas A&M University Qatar, was recently inducted into Western Michigan University’s (WMU) College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Alumni Exce…


Baixin Wang, graduate student in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, was selected to receive a Texas A&M University Dissertation Fellowship for the 2015-2016 academic year. Wang currently works with Dr. Kung-Hui Chu, associate professor in the department. Together, they search for a met…


Rachel Hayden ‘89, president and founder of Hayden Consultants, Inc. and former American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Dallas branch president, was awarded the 2015 Civil Engineering Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Hayden was selected for her outstanding entrepreneurial efforts with her company,…


Dr. Erick Moreno-Centeno, assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently honored with the 2015 Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching – College Level. He is one of four faculty members in the D…


Dr. Mark Avnet and Dr. Alaa Elwany, assistant professors in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, jointly won Best Engineering Management Track Paper at the annual Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Their paper e…


The Department of Aerospace Engineering in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University inducted 10 individuals into the Aerospace Engineering Distinguished Alumni Academy during the Aerospace Engineering 75th Anniversary and Annual Awards Banquet. Receiving the Outstanding Yo…


The following Department of Mechanical Engineering faculty received patent awards at the Patent and Innovation 2015 Awards Luncheon, held May 8 at the Anneberg Presidential Conference Center:  Dara Childs, Ph.D.   Annular Seal for Non-Contact Sealing of Fluids in  Turbomachinery   Patent # 8,844,…


Nineteen students from the Sketch Recognition Lab, directed by CSE Associate Professor Dr. Tracy Anne Hammond, in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering received ten awards for their research comprised of a myriad of projects from digitizing sketch-based neuropsychology tests to putting …


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering at Texas A&M University, received the Kate Gleason Medal for Leadership in Engineering Education from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). The award, which was presented to Banks during a ceremony on May 7, was established …


The 2015 Texas A&M Computer Science and Engineering Spring Banquet and Awards Ceremony was a very memorable one for the department. It was held on campus at the Bethancourt Ballroom in the Memorial Student Center and hosted CSE faculty, staff, current students and distinguished former students. …


Mark Tuck, a mechanical engineering undergraduate student, and Hugo DeLeon and Rebecca Jones, both electrical and computer engineering undergraduate students, received scholarship awards at the Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA) Spring Conference luncheon on March 31. The Dave Olver Memorial Schol…


Dr. Robin Roberson Murphy, Raytheon Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, is the recipient of the prestigious Eugene L. Lawler Award for Humanitarian Contributions within Computer Science and Informatics. Murphy was recognized for her "pioneerin…


The Mechanical Engineering department held its annual Awards and Recognition Banquet on April 9 at The Phillips Event Center in Bryan, Texas. Faculty, staff, members of the Academy of Distinguished Graduates, and a department graduate student were recognized for their excellence within the departmen…


Two Ph.D. students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University were named exceptional reviewer for prestigious journals in the power engineering field. Po-Chen Chen (above left) was named exceptional reviewer for the journal of IEEE Transactions on Power …


The 2015 Richard Tapia Conference, “Diversity at Scale”, was held Feb. 18-21 in Boston. About 800 people participated in the 2015 Celebration of Diversity. Faculty and two staff members from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University were in attendance and hosted…