Archive for College of Engineering

Dr. James Kaihatu, associate professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named a Center for Teaching Excellence Curriculum Fellow. Kaihatu was selected in recognition of his exceptional leadership in the area of curricular redesign and in appreciatio…


Halliburton has given a gift of $5 million to the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University to establish the Halliburton Engineering Global Program, which will provide students with international experiences so that they are better prepared to work and succeed in a changing glob…


Scholars and graduate students from institutions across Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and North America attended the fourth International Institute on Multifunctional Materials for Energy Conversion (IIMEC) School on Computational Materials Science Across Scales at Texas A&M University i…


Brandon Sweeney and Blake Teipel, graduate students in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, jointly won the Center of New Ventures and Entrepreneurship’s 14th annual Raymond Ideas Challenge at Mays Business School. Teipel won the competition for the second…


Baixin Wang, graduate student in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, was selected to receive a Texas A&M University Dissertation Fellowship for the 2015-2016 academic year. Wang currently works with Dr. Kung-Hui Chu, associate professor in the department. Together, they search for a met…


Rachel Hayden ‘89, president and founder of Hayden Consultants, Inc. and former American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Dallas branch president, was awarded the 2015 Civil Engineering Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Hayden was selected for her outstanding entrepreneurial efforts with her company,…


Nine students from the Dwight look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University were named recipients of the 2015 Kaneka Scholarship given by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s (TEES) Polymer Technology Center. The scholarship awards $1,000 in tuition to graduate and undergrad…


Students from Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University were allotted 60 seconds to pitch their research to a panel of judges during the Pitch Your Research competition earlier this month. The competition, which included participants from the Departments of Materials Science …


Dr. Raymundo Arróyave, associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently participated in a study sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society published the report, “Modeli…


Fifteen ocean engineering students from the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University raced their human-powered submarine, The 12th Mantaray, to fourth place overall with a speed of 5.8 knots at the 13th International Human-Powered Submarine Races (ISR) June 22-26. The ISR, …


Dr. Gretchen Miller, assistant professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently recognized as the Dwight Look College of Engineering’s Montague Scholar for the coming year. Her nomination stemmed from efforts in curriculum innovation and modification…


Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud, distinguished professor and holder of the Spencer J. Buchanan Chair in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently elected technical region director in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) for 2015-2018. Briaud brings over man…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering at Texas A&M University, received the Kate Gleason Medal for Leadership in Engineering Education from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). The award, which was presented to Banks during a ceremony on May 7, was established …


After serving for several years on the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering's Advisory Council, Brent Lyon was recently elected chair.  Lyon has been with Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in Fort Worth, Texas for 28 years and currently holds the position of senior manager of industrial engin…


Twenty nuclear forensics students and faculty from Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) visited the Texas A&M University campus April 10 as part of the Nuclear Forensics for Minority Serving Institutions program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Domestic Nuclear Detect…