Archive for Chemical

While there are numerous scholarships in the Dwight Look College of Engineering endowed by generous former students, full scholarships are rare. The Michele and Jack M. Lafield ’72 Scholarship in Engineering and Carla and Richard D. Moncrief ’81 Scholarship in Engineering, a combined contribution o…


Four graduate students from the Dwight Look College of Engineering have received the Distinguished Graduate Student Award from the Texas A&M University Association of Former Students. Anshu Narang-Siddarth, Brent Volk, Yongchul Shin and Jiamei Yu were recognized in the Excellence in Research-Do…


The latest research efforts of Dr. Jodie Lutkenhaus, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has landed one of her team members on the front cover of the May 6 edition of "Chemical & Engineering News" magazine. Dr. Jared Mike is …


A thin polymer coating on foam used in furniture can prevent the spread of flames, said Dr. Jaime Grunlan, the Gulf Oil/Thomas A. Dietz Career Development Professor at Texas A&M university. Furniture cushions are made of flammable polyurethane foam that, when burned, puddles at high temperature…


Two Texas A&M engineering students have been recognized for their outstanding academic achievements by the Goldwater Scholarship Foundation.  Daniel Miller, junior electrical engineering major, has been selected as a Goldwater Scholar and John Rogers, sophomore chemical engineering major, has b…


The Texas A&M student chapter of American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) won the "most creative vehicle design" award at the 2013 ChemE car regional competition at Texas Tech University March 23. The 14-member team entered a shoebox-sized car that requires chemical processes to operate…


Two seniors from the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University won first-place prizes at this year’s Student Research Week. Jenni Beetge won first place in poster presentation in the category of Astronomy, Chemistry, Physics, and Material Sciences. She is working…


Dr. Benjamin Wilhite, associate professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was the co-organizer for this year’s North American Symposium on Chemical Reaction Engineering (NASCRE) March 17-20 in Houston. “I was very excited to be a part of this ye…


The formation of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University has been approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, announced Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering.  The new department will be jointly operated by the College…


Five engineering faculty members are among 24 faculty and staff who have been selected to receive the 2013 Texas A&M University Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award. The 2013 recipients from the Dwight Look College of Engineering are:  FOR TEACHINGDr. Patricia Smith, De…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University will honor seven alumni April 4 at the Miramont Country Club in Bryan, Texas. Receiving the Outstanding Alumni Honor Award will be Thomas E. Ferguson ’78, former president of Flow Solutions Group; Col. Mike Fossum ’80, a NASA astron…


Texas A&M University at Qatar signed an agreement recently to bring an extension of Texas-based Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center to Doha. The extension will replicate all academic programs and activities of the center at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. The document wa…


Texas A&M Engineering's graduate program ranked 11th overall  and sixth among public institutions in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, "America's Best Graduate Schools 2014." The ranking is one place higher than in 2012, when the college ranked 12th overall. Individual programs…


Dr. Sam Mannan, Director of the Mary K. O’Connor Process Safety Center and the Mike O'Connor Chair in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, has accepted an appointment as Distinguished Honorary Professor at the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology in India. “I am very hon…


The lobby of the Zachry Engineering Center was flooded with newly admitted incoming freshmen, high school juniors getting ready to apply next summer and K-12 prospective students and their families Feb. 16 at Aggieland Saturday. Approximately 1,500 students visited the Dwight Look College of E…