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Dr.  Marcelo Sanchez, associate professor, and Dr. Philip Park, assistant professor, in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering recently graduated from the 2014 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) ExCEEd (Excellence in Civil Engineering Education) Teaching Workshop. The six-day workshop…


Making train traffic safer is the goal of a study being conducted at Wellborn and Graham Roads in College Station. That sound is tough to miss; the loud horn of a train as it rolls through Bryan-College Station. They are two cities with ties to the railroad industry that go back more than 100 years…


The Texas A&M concrete canoe team will be competing at the National Concrete Canoe Competition June 19-21 at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. The team, which consists of 17 civil engineering majors and one aerospace engineering major, earned a spot in the national competition by winni…


Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud, the Spencer J. Buchanan Chair in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, has been selected as a Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the Society’s highest honor. ASCE, representing 145,000 members worldwide, selected 11 members for its 2…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Stefan Hurlebaus holder of the Peter C. Forster Career Development Professor in the Dwight Look College of Engineering. The endowed development professorship was effective June 1. Hurlebaus is an associate professor …


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…