Archive for Awards

Monty Mueller was a highly successful management consultant and partner with Accenture from 1984 to 2003. In 2007, he was named vice president and regional director of Phoenix House Foundation, Inc. where he was responsible for the management of a wide range of substance abuse prevention and treatme…


Dr. Ravi Iyer is the senior principal engineer, CTO, and director in New Business Initiatives (NBI) at Intel Corporation. He directs a team of 15-plus senior technologists incubating technologies and emerging new business opportunities in NBI. Iyer attended Texas A&M University for his bachelor…


Sherry Escalante, manager of faculty services in the Office of the Vice Chancellor and Dean of Engineering, and Holly Toschlog, business coordinator in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, are two of the 15 individuals selected to receive the 2014-15 President’s Meritorious Service A…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, recently announced the recipients for the 2014-15 College of Engineering Teaching, Service and Contribution Awards. Five individuals received the teaching awards, three received the service awards and four received the contribution aw…


Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup, a TEES Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, won the 2015 AITO Dahl-Nygaard Senior Prize for the design, implementation and evolution of the C++ programming language. This prize is considered the mos…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering at Texas A&M University, was presented the 2014 ESE Distinguished Alumna Award by the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Michael Aitken, chair of the department, presented …


Computer science graduate Aaron Lindsey was selected as a finalist for the 2015 Computing Research Association's (CRA) Outstanding Undergraduate Male Researcher Award. Lindsey is one of four finalists from Ph.D.-granting institutions in North America. The CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher awa…


Dr. Srinivas Rao Vadali, professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the prestigious 2014 Dirk Brouwer award by the American Astronautical Society. The Dirk Brouwer Award was established to honor significant technical contributions to space fli…


The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has named Dr. Terry Alfriend, professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, a 2015 AIAA Honorary Fellow. Presentation of the new Fellows and Honorary Fellows will take place at the AIAA Aerospace Spotli…


Yashwant Prakash Vyas, a senior student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named recipient of the ISV Spotlight Award from the International Student Voice (ISV) magazine. The ISV Spotlight award recognizes students for their hard work and dedic…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has been selected to receive the Gator Engineering Leadership Award from the University of Florida’s College of Engineering.  The award, which is designed to honor engineering graduates who have demonstrated leadership in innovation, …


Dr. Erchin Serpedin, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, and his collaborators received a Best Paper Award at the recent IEEE Globecom 2014 Conference in Austin, Texas. Serpedin, along with Professor Khalid Qaraqe and Associate Researc…


The IEEE Power and Energy Society Scholarship Plus Scholar Award was presented to Texas A&M University undergraduates, Brian Pabst, Benjamin Jack and Lindsey Miller, all majoring in electrical engineering.  These students are recognized for their high GPAs with distinct extracurricular activiti…


Two professors in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University were named Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). Dr. Krishna Narayanan (left), professor, and Dr. Mark Weichold (right), Regents Professor and dean and CEO of Texas …


Dr. Xi Zhang, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been recently selected as the winner of the prestigious Best Paper Award at the IEEE GLOBECOM 2014 conference held earlier this month in Austin, Texas. Zhang and his Ph.D. student co-au…