Archive for Awards

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…


Folami Alamudun, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the award for best graduate research presentation during his internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Alamudun, who is also a member of the…


The Department of Nuclear Engineering would like to congratulate the following students on their recent scholarship awards from the American Nuclear Society.  Chloe Scroggins, the 2013/2014 ANS Incoming Freshman Scholarship award Mallory Carson, the ANS Undergraduate Scholarship award Ryan Kell…


Dr. Eun Jung Kim, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to develop a framework for high-performance and energy-efficient on-chip network mechanisms in synergy with Multicore Accelerator. Kim is the principal i…


Dr. John Keyser, professor and associate head for academics in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been honored with the 2014 Association of Former Students College Level Teaching Award. He was also presented with this award in 2007. Each fall, The Ass…


Dr. Dezhen Song received a three-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to develop a new robotic system, algorithms and control schemes for sustainable civil infrastructures. The project, "Collaborative Research: Minimally Invasive Robotic Non-Destructive Evaluation and Rehabilitation for Brid…


Dr. James Caverlee, associate professor of computer science and engineering at Texas A&M University, was chosen by the Google Faculty Research Awards Program as a recipient of financial support for his proposal in the social media category, "Modeling and Inferring Local Expertise." This research…


Marlene Bencomo, an incoming Ph.D student working with Dr. Sunil Chirayath, was recently awarded the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Bridge to the Doctorate fellowship. The program is a partnership between the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, C…