Archive for Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution

The student organization Professional Association for Industrial Distribution (PAID) recently hosted its annual career fair at Texas A&M University’s Hall of Champions. A record-breaking 80 companies from all over the world came to recruit students for those majoring in the industrial distributi…


Graduate students from the Master of Industrial Distribution (MID) program at Texas A&M University recently visited Poland as part of a global distribution course that involves experiential learning with live projects. The 58 students are working professionals from various companies, each with …


Engineering Honors at Texas A&M University held its first Undergraduate Research Showcase & Opportunities Fair on Oct. 9th, 2017.


Two graduate students working for the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution recently won the Excellence in Societal/Technical Impact Award at the 2017 Global Grand Challenges Summit (GGCS) in Washington, D.C. The biennial GGCS, is jointly organized by the U.S. National Aca…


Two faculty members from the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University were recently awarded a $554,678 National Science Foundation grant to enhance the knowledge and skill level of Texas teachers in manufacturing to promote the science, technology,…


Two Texas A&M University former students, John M. Yantis ’53 and General (Ret.) William M. Fraser III '74, were recently selected to receive a 2017 Distinguished Alumnus award from the Association of Former Students.  Both Yantis and Fraser graduated with a degree from the Department of Eng…


Texas A&M University’s College of Engineering will be offering a new online degree, Master of Engineering Technical Management (METM), beginning in fall 2018. METM is a 21-month, part-time program designed for working professionals. The METM curriculum is tailored to meet the needs of enginee…


A Texas A&M University undergraduate capstone design team named Enclave Electronics International recently presented their internet of things (IoT) lunar rover prototype to scientists at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. In short, NASA scientists were thrilled and said that the t…


Dr. Mathew Kuttolamadom, assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution (ETID) and in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded a $360,000, three-year grant from the National Science Foundation to cr…


General Motors (GM) and SAE International announced Wednesday that Texas A&M University has been selected as one of eight North American universities to compete in the AutoDrive Challenge over the next three years. GM will provide each team with a Chevrolet Bolt EV as the vehicle platform. Stra…


Just before Spring Break, students in Dr. Sam Villareal’s two sections of ENGR 112 freshman engineering at Texas A&M University demonstrated their projects and excitement during an in-class robot competition. Villareal, senior lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, c…


Texas A&M University’s presence at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival in Austin this week will include robots developed by current and former students from the Electronics Systems Engineering Technology (ESET) and Multidisciplinary Engineering Technology (MXET) Programs’ Mobile Integrated So…


Dr. Byul Hur, assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution (ETID) at Texas A&M University, is serving as a principal investigator on research to fight diseases like the Zika virus as part of a recent $10 million Centers for Disease Control grant giv…


With mentorship and funding opportunities on the line, in addition to a chance to present at the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin next month, the stakes were higher than ever at the latest Aggies Invent. In a special one-day Aggies Invent, students had eight hours to create basic prototyp…


Last month, more than 200 volunteers, participants, coaches and parents attended the inaugural FIRST LEGO League qualifier at First Baptist Church in Bryan. Each year, an overarching theme is announced that teams must try and tackle – this year’s being "Animal Allies." Six teams from the event wil…