Archive for Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Xingyong Song the Corrie and Jim Furber ’64 Faculty Fellow in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution. The endowed faculty fellowship was effective Jan. 1. Song is an assistant professor in e…


Monitoring and controlling technical systems through the internet could be the next phase of space exploration and the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University is a leader in developing a system to suit NASA’s needs. The Electronic Systems Enginee…


M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Michael Johnson the Charlotte and Walter Buchanan Faculty Fellow in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution. The endowed faculty fellowship was effective Jan. 1. Johnson is an associate profe…


Dr. Chao Ma, assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, is thinking small to make a big impact in the field of laser manufacturing. How big?  Big enough to be used in a wide array of manufacturing disciplines, pharmace…


On Tuesday (Dec. 20), preschoolers from Texas A&M University’s Becky Gates Children’s Center will put on a holiday bake sale utilizing entrepreneurship principles taught by Texas A&M Associate Professor Dr. Malini Natarajarathinam. Natarajarathinam, from the Department of Engineering Techno…


Dr. Alaa Elwany, assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, is the principal investigator on a team that was recently awarded a $200,000 contract from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The contract is part of a $1 million grant from…


The 100 fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world were recognized Nov. 11 at the 12th Annual Aggie 100 program, and 37 of the 100 companies recognized are owned or led by graduates of the Texas A&M University College of Engineering. The Aggie 100 is sponsored by the Cente…


This summer, 19 undergraduate students in the Industrial Distribution program at Texas A&M University took part in a 16-day study abroad trip to Scotland and Germany led by Dr. Ismail Capar. In Aberdeen, Scotland, students toured a Halliburton facility and worked on a case study based on actual…


Four professors in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University are part of a three-year National Science Foundation Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers grant that includes Blinn College. The grant will be used to encourag…


Christopher Mentzer, manager of the Unmanned Systems R&D Branch at the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) in San Antonio, recently visited the Department of Engineering Technology and Distribution (ETID) at Texas A&M University for recruiting and outreach meetings. As part of his visit, Me…


Rebecca L. ’03 and Robert J. “Bobby” Jee Jr. ’02 have established the Rebecca L. ’03 and Robert J. “Bobby” Jee Jr. ’02 Scholarship in Engineering Technology. Distributions from this endowment will be used to provide one or more scholarships to full-time students pursuing an undergraduate degree in t…


Representatives from Texas Instruments were on the Texas A&M University campus recently for a ribbon cutting at the renovated Texas Instruments Mixed Signal Test Laboratory and Product Innovation Cellar (PIC) in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution (ETID). The PI…


Dr. Malini Natarajarathinam and Dr. Mathew Kuttolamadom have been awarded a $284,985 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to introduce a self-sustaining manufacturing and distribution program to students living in underserved Latino communities along the South Texas border. Natarajara…


When you think of the future, what do you see?  Self-driving cars, objects that ‘talk’ to one another via the internet or maybe high-functioning robots? No matter what you picture, the future of technology will certainly be coming from one field in particular — mechatronics. This union of electric…


Texas A&M Engineering ranked eighth among engineering schools at public institutions offering a doctorate, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the country’s undergraduate universities and programs. The college of engineering is ranked 16th overall in engineering pro…