Archive for EASA

Dehydration is the second leading cause of death in infants, but what if a simple pacifier could prevent it? Student team DeHydraTect has developed a dehydration-detecting pacifier for just this cause through Aggies Invent: Pediatric Medical Applications. Aggies Invent promotes an innovation and en…


Maura Cadigan, a third-year aerospace engineering honors student, recently became the first Aggie to participate in Stanford University’s U.S.- Russia Forum — a program that aims to bring together the brightest students in the U.S. and Russia to collaborate on research. The Baton Rouge, Louisiana, …


The International Space Station (ISS) will soon be printing a 3-D design created by Stellarponics, a student team that placed first in the most recent Aggies Invent competition. The winning team created an innovative hydroponic system to allow fruits and vegetables to be grown more efficiently and s…


The Lori Cardenas Memorial Scholarship has been established to honor the memory of the longtime employee of Texas A&M University. Cardenas, who began working for the university in 1989, passed away March 31, 2015. The majority of Cardenas’ career was spent in what is now the Engineering Academ…


Some of the best and brightest engineering minds from around the country will be coming to Texas A&M University in January for a SpaceX competition to design and build the company’s proposed Hyperloop transit pod. The competition’s design weekend, which SpaceX announced Monday will be hosted by…


Sophomore students are familiar with the demands of an engineering academic schedule; now their focus turns to gaining professional skills and learning about various resources beyond the classroom. To aid them in their efforts, the Dwight Look College of Engineering’s Engineering Academic and Stude…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University hosted 143 prospective students on campus during two camps held in July. Seventy-five rising juniors and seniors participated in the Women Explore Engineering (WEE) camp and an additional 68 students from 12 Texas high schools parti…


Dr. P.K. Imbrie, director of undergraduate academic programs, was invited to testify at the Texas Senate Higher Education Committee’s hearing regarding technology and teacher preparation. Imbrie specifically addressed how the use of technology can improve education with specific examples from Texas…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recognized Staff Award winners during the 2014 Faculty and Staff Awards banquet. Banks presented seven Staff Excellence Awards, a New Employee Award, a Key Contri…


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…


Two staff members have joined the Dwight Look College of Engineering in its Engineering Academic and Student Affairs (EASA) office. Dr. Kristi Shryock has been hired as the senior director of retention, to work with EASA half-time until June. Shyrock also serves as assistant department head for und…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering will participate in Texas A&M University’s annual premiere recruiting event, Aggieland Saturday, on Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The open house will include resource tables from each of the undergraduate programs in the Look College for prospective stude…


Dr. Valerie Taylor, senior associate dean for academic affairs in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, presented a keynote speech at the annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference in Minneapolis Oct. 4.  The Grace Hopper Celebration was co-foun…


Two staff members have joined the Dwight Look College of Engineering in its Engineering Academic and Student Affairs office. Amber Muenzenberger has been hired as director of remote learning and outreach education. Muenzenberger joins EASA from the Department of Health and Kinesiology, where she wa…