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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…


Faculty and staff of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering were recognized for their contributions to the department at the department’s annual holiday party on Dec. 12. Recipients include: Zachry Excellence in Teaching Award: Dr. Peter England Birdwell Excellence in Teaching Award: Dr. Nasir…


Dr. Jianer Chen, Dr. Dmitri Loguinov, Dr. Lawrence Rauchwerger and Dr. Duncan Moore "Hank" Walker were named as 2014 Distinguished Scientists by the Association for Computing Machinery. Forty-nine scientists, engineers and educators from universities, international corporations, and research institu…


Kyoungwoon Kim, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, won first prize at the prestigious 2014 Asia Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC) in Japan. Kim, whose advisor and co-author is Dr. Cam Nguyen, the TI Professor II in Analog Engineer…


Two Ph.D. students in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering received awards through the Southwest Region University Transportation Center (SWUTC). Brad Brimley was the recipient of the Dr. Robert Herman Award for the Most Outstanding Student. Brimley is working on his Ph.D. in civil engineerin…


Tengteng Zhang, Yukun (Dexter) Gao and Dr. Duncan M. (Hank) Walker received the inaugural Best Poster Paper Award from the 45th IEEE International Test Conference (ITC) held in Seattle, Washington, on Oct. 21-23. The poster was entitled "Pattern Generation for Understanding Timing Sensitivity to Pow…


Two faculty members from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University have been recognized by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) as TEES Fellows. The TEES Fellow designation recognizes established faculty members with a history of continuous performance. …


Dr. Hamid Toliyat, Raytheon Endowed Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University received the 2014 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Nikola Tesla Award. The Nikola Tesla Award is given for outstanding contributions to the gene…


Dr. Chanan Singh, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently received a prestigious award from the Brazilian Research Council. Singh, interim department head, Regents Professor and Irma Runyon Chair Professor, received a Professor Visita…


A student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University was recently awarded the UNICEF Member of the Year 2014-2015 Award. Yashwant Prakash Vyas, a senior in the department, was the first student from Texas A&M to receive the award, which was presented at…


Lainy Dromgoole has been awarded the 2014-2015 Robert Gardner Memorial Fellowship from the Health Physics Society. The fellowship includes a $5,000 stipend and a travel grant to attend the HPS Annual Meeting in Indianapolis in the summer of 2015. Dromgoole works with Nuclear Security Science and P…


The recent awarding of the Noble Prize in Physics to a team of researchers for its invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes (LED) brings to light the work of Texas A&M University faculty member, Dr. James R. “Bob” Biard. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize t…


I. Yucel Akkultu, associate professor in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, will be receiving the AIME Rossiter W. Raymond Memorial Award at the Society of Petroleum Engineers annual banquet on Oct. 28 in Amsterdam. This award from the American Institut…