Archive for Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution

Dr. Walter Buchanan, head of the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, assumed the presidency of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) June 13 at the conclusion of the society's annual conference."ASEE has a long past to be prou…


Keeping up their winning tradition, two teams of Texas A&M University students won first and second place awards at the National Design and Manufacturing Competition held in San Antonio in June. Aggies won third place in 2010, and first and third place in the 2011 contest, which is co-organized…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, recognized 38 faculty members in the Dwight Look College of Engineering for their teaching, service and contributions to Texas A&M Engineering. "These award recipients are faculty members at all stages of their careers," Banks s…


Dr. Paul Schreuders has joined the faculty of the Engineering Design Graphics Program in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution -- thanks to funds acquired through differential tuition. The Engineering Design Graphics Program provides required service courses for all f…


As part of the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution’s allocated differential tuition funds, the Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology (MMET) Program has added Randy Tucker (left) to its teaching staff as a laboratory lecturer. Tucker has already started tea…


Junior Akeem Whitehead (left) and Dr. Ben Zoghi from the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution won the Golden-i®dea competition Nov. 16 at the New York Institute of Technology. The contest was sponsored by Motorola Solutions Inc. The Golden-i Developer Competition and Par…


In memory of the contributions of Richard A. “Dick” Clark, a leading forecaster in the supply chain industry, Texas A&M Engineering today announced that Terra Technology has committed $100,000 for an industrial distribution scholarship at Texas A&M University. The gift, provided through the…


Dr. Jorge Alvarado, associate professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution, recently received a project from the Department of Defense (DoD) to develop and deploy a new generation of heat transfer fluids (HTF) in key military installations. As part of the two-ye…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering recently hosted 120 prospective engineering students on the Texas A&M University campus. Rising junior and senior high school students from 12 Texas schools participated in the E12 Explore Engineering (E12EE) camp July 10-13, and girls from across Texas an…


Two teams of students from the Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology (MMET) Program won top prizes at the international Second Annual Design and Manufacturing competition, organized by American Society for Engineering Education and Society of Manufacturing Engineers in Vancouver in Jun…


Faculty in the Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Technology (MMET) group have developed unique capabilities to manufacture microcomponents for medical and other robust applications. (At left, a microtool and an ant leg for comparison in the background) Super alloys for machinery, biocompatib…


Building a Future, a video by Andrew (Drew) Paton, senior industrial distribution major, has been nominated for the national GoAbroad Innovation Award for Student Videos. Paton's film captures the moving experience he and fellow Aggie Men's Club members had during a Spring 2011 volunteer program wi…


At Texas A&M University Paul and Judy Andrews wear the mantle reserved for champions of industrial distribution. The TTI Inc. CEO and his wife have generously supported faculty and students in the program for almost two decades. Now the Fort Worth couple has announced a $300,000 contribution to…


Dr. Walter Buchanan, department head and J.R. Thompson Endowed Chair Professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, has been named president-elect of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).Buchanan will serve as president…


Undergraduates at Texas A&M University soon will take a closer look at distribution of services, thanks to a gift by Warren and Lisa Barhorst of Houston. The couple owns Barhorst Insurance Group Ltd. with 30 locations across Texas. He is chairman and chief executive officer, and she is vice pre…