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Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Yunlong Zhang the E.B. Snead ’25 Career Development Professor II in the Dwight Look College of Engineering. The endowed professorship is effective June 1. Zhang is an associate professor and the assistant department …


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Luca Quadrifoglio the E.B. Snead ’25 Career Development Professor I in the Dwight Look College of Engineering. The endowed professorship appointment is effective June 1. Quadrifoglio, who joined the faculty at Texas …


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Hamn-Ching (H.C) Chen holder of the A.P. & Florence Wiley Professorship I in the Dwight Look College of Engineering. The endowed professorship is effective June 1. Chen is a professor in the Zachry Department of …


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Mark Burris holder of the Herbert D. Kelleher Professorship in the Dwight Look College of Engineering. The endowed professorship appointment is effective June 1. Burris, who is a professor in the Zachry Department of…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Robin Autenrieth head of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering. The appointment is effective June 1. Autenrieth joined the faculty of civil engineering at Texas A&M University in 1986. She is the A.P. & …


Texas A&M University and the engineering program hold many fond memories for Jamie and Dennis Mudd. Both earned degrees from Texas A&M, and they credit the engineering program for bringing them together. Jamie was employed at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute and Dennis was studying…


Dr. Ralph Wurbs, Arthur McFarland Professor in the Environmental and Water Resources division of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, was recently named an Honorary Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer (Hon.D.WRE) of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (AAWRE), a subsidiary of th…


Texas A&M University and The Association of Former Students have announced the recipients of the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award, and among them are five graduates of the college of engineering:  C.R. “Ray Holbrook Jr., chemical engineering, Class of 1948, of Santa Fe, Texas; William W. “Bi…


Fifteen students from the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University were named recipients of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) scholarship. The students were honored during a reception on April 11. NACME aims to increase the proportion of African…


Lisa Larsen, a graduate student in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to participate in the Eno Center for Transportation’s 22nd annual Leadership Development Conference (LDC). Larsen was one of 20 students selected as an Eno Fellow, and will a…


Approximately 600 students will participate in one of the largest nation-wide events of its kind — the second-annual Texas A&M University Engineering Project Showcase — on April 25 from noon to 4 p.m. in Reed Arena. The event, presented by Engineering Academic and Student Affairs, is free and o…


Helen and Dennis Sander of Houston recently endowed the Helen and Dennis Sander ’62 Scholarship in Civil Engineering. The Sanders have supported Texas A&M University’s athletic and academic programs for more than 35 years. Their scholarship is focused on assisting in-state undergraduate student…


Dr. Gretchen Miller, assistant professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received a 2014 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for her research in groundwater management. The NSF awards the prestigious CAREER grants to outstanding junior facul…


Sean P. Merrell, a graduate of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named the Engineer of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Dallas Branch. Merrell, who received his bachelor’s degree in 2000 and his masters in 2001, worked for the Texas…