Archive for Energy

Dr. Prasad Enjeti, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and associate dean for undergraduate programs in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, won a Best Paper Award from a prestigious power conference. Enjeti, the TI Professor in the De…


Three students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University under the advisement of Dr. Robert Balog, recently were honored for their research at prestigious conferences. Mohammad Shadmand (left), a Ph.D. student in the department, won Best Poster award at th…


A Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University won the best poster award at the Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC) Industry Advisory Board Meeting in Urbana, IL.Yun Zhang (center), whose advisor is Dr. Le Xie (left), won the award …


A student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University recently had his paper accepted by a prestigious Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) conference.Stephen McConnell’s paper titled "Evaluation Method for Arc Fault Detection Algorithms…


The Smart Grid Center, established in August 2012, organized a workshop to develop further collaborative efforts with industry, government and partner institutions. The workshop was held at the main campus of Texas A&M University on April 8, 2014. For the invited talks, panel sessions and focus…


The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Smart Grid Center is organizing the second Smart Grid Workshop on April 8, 2014. The overall goals of this workshop are to strengthen partnerships between faculty, industry, end-users and government agencies; to expand on-going projects; and t…


A laboratory in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University recently was awarded a grant from the Electric Motor Education and Research Foundation (EMERF) a 501 (c)(3) organization and the foundation of SMMA - The Motor and Motion Association (SMMA). EMERF form…


Dr. Hamid Toliyat, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Industry Applications Society (IAS) Distinguished Lecturer. The Distinguished Lecturer Program provides a …


The Energy Systems Laboratory (ESL) and the Texas chapters of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the annual Clean Air Through Energy Efficiency (CATEE) Awards at a ceremony held recently in San Antonio. ESL is a center within the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station. The awar…


The Smart Grid Center held the inaugural meeting of its advisory board at the Memorial Student Center at Texas A&M University on December 19th.In 2012, the Texas Engineering Experiment Station established the Smart Grid Center to promote creation of interdisciplinary research teams for moderniza…


Recently a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University gave an invited talk at the 4th Annual Alternative Energy Symposium at Rutgers University. Dr. Robert Balog, assistant professor in the department, gave a technical talk to an audience of acade…


Houston-area leaders from industry, academia, government and other sectors came together yesterday in a robust discussion on the future of the nation’s engineering enterprise. The National Engineering Forum event, in partnership with John Sharp, chancellor of The Texas A&M University System, …


The Texas A&M Energy Institute has again received funding from ConocoPhillips to provide graduate fellowships in recognition of outstanding research in energy. The broad objectives of the fellowships are to reward excellence in energy research, promote future research that is important to our e…


John Pappas, interim director of the Texas A&M Energy Institute and director of the Wind Energy Center, was part of a team of experts who have found that the United States isn't producing enough qualified workers to meet the future needs of the mining and energy sectors, from coal digging and ga…


"I am an Aggie petroleum engineer." Six simple words printed in Aggie maroon and proudly displayed on a baseball cap in an office on the second floor of the Wisenbaker Engineering Research Center on the Texas A&M University campus. That may not sound extraordinary to some but anyone who knows …