Archive for Biological and Agricultural

You might not see bugs and bacteria on fresh fruit and vegetables, but they’re there. Texas A&M food engineers are experimenting with new technologies to eliminate these threats to keep our produce safe and healthy. Many Americans assume fruits and vegetables sold in supermarkets are safe, whol…


The 100 fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world were recognized Oct. 26 at the 8th Annual Aggie 100 program, sponsored by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. The Aggie 100 focuses on growth as an indicato…


Recipients of the Craig C. Brown Outstanding Senior Engineering Award with Craig Brown '75. From left to right, Tyler Terril, Landon Nash, Kate Stuckman, Brown, Ryan Haughey, Justin Montgomery and Shahrum Iqbal.   The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University honored six stu…


Texas A&M Engineering ranked eighth among engineering schools at public institutions offering a doctorate, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the country's undergraduate universities and programs. The Dwight Look College of Engineering is tied for 16th place overal…


Dr. Guy Fipps consults with a farmer in Ghanzi Province of Afghanistan. For nine months, from late 2005 to 2006, Fipps advised Afghans on issues related to water use, allocations and development. (Texas AgriLife Extension Service photo)   Dr. Guy Fipps, professor in the Department of Biological …


The National Science Foundation has awarded three-year graduate fellowships to several Texas A&M University engineering students. Students annually receive up to $10,500 for tuition and fees to the school of their choice, plus a $30,000 stipend for living expenses. The NSF Graduate Fellowships …


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, recognized 38 faculty members in the Dwight Look College of Engineering for their teaching, service and contributions to Texas A&M Engineering. "These award recipients are faculty members at all stages of their careers," Banks s…


Texas A&M Engineering's graduate program ranked 12th overall  and seventh among public institutions in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, "America's Best Graduate Schools 2013." The ranking is one place higher than in 2011, when the college ranked 13th overall. Individual programs…


Dr. Patricia Smith, associate professor in the Department ofBiological and Agricultural Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been honored with a University Professorship for Undergraduate Teaching Excellence award. The honor is given to the university’s “most distinguished teachers of under…


Dr. Stephen W. Searcy has been named head of thebiological and agricultural engineering department at Texas A&M University. “The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering is recognized as a leader in our discipline,” Searcy said. “I am honored to be asked to lead the efforts of my c…


Dr. Karan L. Watson, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, has announced that Dr. Ann Kenimer will serve as associate provost for undergraduate studies, effective March 1. Kenimer, a professor in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, brings almost 20 years …


Dr. José Manuel Cabrera Sixto, who obtained his master’s (1990) doctorate (1993) at Texas A&M in Biological and Agricultural Engineering, has been named president (rector general) of the University of Guanajuato, overseeing the development and administration of its five campuses in that state in…


Researchers with the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Texas A&M University have teamed up to study the lignocellulosic biofuel supply chain. An Heung Jo, Wilbert E. Wilhelm and Stephen W. Searcy have formulated a s…