Archive for Engineering Honors

The Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP) in the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University hosted Dr. Jenna Carpenter on Friday, Sept. 29 at a seminar on how success in the GCSP translates to success in one’s field.


Sixteen students from the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University participated in the 2017 Global Grand Challenges Summit held July 18-20 at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. There were 150 abstracts submitted to the event and 86 teams from around the world were invited to…


Dr. Nancy M. Amato, Unocal and Regents Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been honored with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) Distinguished Service Award. The IEEE RAS Dist…


The Texas A&M University College of Engineering boasts an impressive honors program of over 1,000 students. The program is newly redesigned, with this being the second year as a college-level program. Engineering Honors provides students with unique opportunities to network with faculty and indu…


Four Texas A&M University engineering students have been named University Innovation Fellows (UIF) by Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school) at Stanford University, a program to empower students to help their peers gain an entrepreneurial mindset and creative confidence. Momore Adesanmi …


Students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University competed in a local programming competition that was hosted by the Texas A&M Computing Society. The event is used to select the teams that will represent Texas A&M at the upcoming Association for Com…


Mikayla Barry, senior biomedical engineering student at Texas A&M University, is a pioneer in more ways than one. As Texas A&M’s first Beckman scholarship winner and the first biomedical engineering student to be awarded a scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF), she is n…


Most of us have seen the “Not Enough Storage” message on our smart phone or tablet. Cloud computing services provide a way to alleviate this overwhelming need for space by letting programs store their data on remote servers instead of locally.  Cloud computing is just one example of distributed stor…


Dr. Nancy M. Amato, director of engineering honors and co-director of the computer science and engineering track of engineering honors at Texas A&M University, was selected program chair of the 2016 Robotics: Science and Systems Conference (RSS) held in June at the University of Michigan. As pr…


Maura Cadigan, an Engineering Honors senior in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to receive the 2016 Astronaut Scholarship, which is awarded by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation was created by the Mercury …


Andrew Nemec, a recent graduate from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, held several prestigious distinctions during his undergraduate career including participation in Engineering Honors, Honors in Science, Honors in Mathematics, Honors Fellows and Under…


David LaCroix, computer engineering honors graduate in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently awarded the Outstanding Thesis Award for the Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics division of the LAUNCH: Undergraduate Research awards. …


Maura Cadigan, a junior in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, was honored with a Goldwater Scholarship, while Kendal Ezell, a sophomore in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, received an Honorable Mention Goldwater Scholarship. Cadigan and Ezell were both hon…


Jeffrey Zhao and Sahil Dhanju, engineering students at Texas A&M University, were part of a team that took home a national coding prize from the “Dream it. Code it. Win it.” competition. Zhao, a sophomore mechanical engineering student and University Innovation Fellow and Sahil Dhanju, a comput…


For many engineering students, the daily grind consists of waking up, studying and going to sleep. Matthew Baumgartner, a senior in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, found time to impact lives by co-founding a branch of 180 Degrees Consulting. “180 …