Archive for Awards

Department of Computer Science and Engineering staff, Sybil Popham, Theresa Roberts, and Bruce Veals, received Staff Excellence Awards at the Texas A&M Engineering Faculty and Staff Awards Banquet on May 1, 2014. At the inaugural Texas A&M Engineering Annual Staff Retreat held at the Memoria…


At theTexas A&M University Engineering Project Showcase, held on April 25 in Reed Arena on campus, more than 150 student engineering teams composed of over 600 undergraduates exhibited their projects from Senior Capstone Design courses. Tied for first place and representing the Department of Co…


Dr. John Valasek, Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Leland Atwood Award in honor of his outstanding work with students at Texas A&M University as well as his contributions to the aerospace profession.  The John Leland Atwood Awa…


The Department of Aerospace Engineering in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University inducted nine alumni into the Aerospace Engineering Distinguished Alumni Academy April 30 during the Aerospace Engineering Annual Awards Banquet. Receiving the Outstanding Aerospace Enginee…


Joshua Harris '14, an undergraduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, has been awarded a National Defense Science Graduate Fellowship (NDSEG) for 2014. The Department of Defense (DoD) awarded approximately 200 new three-year graduate fellowships in April 2014, with approximately 12…


Dr. Helen Reed, professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, has been selected as a Piper Professor of 2014 by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation. Ten awards of $5,000 each are made annually to professors for superior teaching at the college level.  Selection is made on the basis of nomin…


The department would like to congratulate the 2014-2015 American Nuclear Society (ANS) scholarship and fellowship recipients.  Robert Pinkston, Angelo Biseti Memorial Scholarship Award William Sames, Walter Meyer Memorial Scholarship Award Ryan Kelly, Allan F. Henry/Paul A. Greebler Memorial Sc…


On April 14, 2014, Dr. Yassin Hassan, department head of nuclear engineering, named David Barker ’66 a distinguished former student of the department.  He is currently the director of the Aftermarket Services Business Unit at Dril-Quip, Inc. where he is responsible for the overall aftermarket suppo…


On Monday, April 14, the Department of Nuclear Engineering held its annual Awards and Recognition banquet in the Memorial Student Center. The primary purpose of this event is to highlight achievements of students, faculty and staff, and former students.  Over 75 attended, including former student…


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering held its Annual Spring Banquet and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the Memorial Student Center. This was the largest spring banquet to date and it was a phenomenal success. Several differences set the 2014 Spring Banquet apart from p…


Zachary Cannon, a computer science senior in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the 2014 Community Student Employee of the Year Award at the Student Employee of the Year Ceremony held on April 16 in The Robert M. Gates Student Ballroom at the Tex…


Raniero Lara-Garduño, a computer engineering Ph.D. student, and Larry Powell, a senior in computer science, both students in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), were 2nd place winners in two graduate student categories at Student Research Week 2014. They presented their poster,…


For the second consecutive year, a graduate student from the Department of Aerospace Engineering has been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship Program Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. Steven Anderson, a graduate student working on his doctoral degree in aerospace engineering has be…


The Texas A&M Nuclear Engineering department proposal was chosen to host the 2015 ANS Student Conference. The decision was announced at the most recent student conference at Pennsylvania State University. Anywhere from 550-650 students and professionals attend these conferences each year. Very s…


The SAE Aero Design Team from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University won first place overall in the Regular Class of the International SAE Aero Design West Competition in Fort Worth, TX over the weekend of March 28 – 30, 2014.  Competing against 33 schools from five coun…