Archive for Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution

Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Reza Langari head of the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution. Langari has served as interim department head since September 2013. Langari earned bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees …


Six engineering faculty members are among 24 faculty and staff who have been selected to receive the 2014 Texas A&M University Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award. The 2014 recipients from the Dwight Look College of Engineering are:  FOR TEACHING Dr. Arul Jayaraman,…


Dr. Johannes Strobel, director of educational outreach programs for the Dwight Look College of Engineering and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), has been appointed to serve on the Committee on Guiding Implementation of K-12 Engineering Education in the United States. The comm…


Chun-Wei Yao, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was selected as the Dwight Look College of Engineering’s recipient of the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation Grant. Yao was selected for the award due to his exemplary academic record and research accomplishments. …


The Dwight Look College of Engineering will participate in Texas A&M University’s annual premiere recruiting event, Aggieland Saturday, on Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The open house will include resource tables from each of the undergraduate programs in the Look College for prospective stude…


The Student Engineers’ Council (SEC) at Texas A&M University is hosting its 2014 Spring Career Fair on Tuesday (Jan. 28) at Reed Arena. The fair, which runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., is the premier recruiting event for the Dwight Look College of Engineering. The career fair is planned, organized, …


The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has invited Dr. Walter Buchanan to serve as a member of its study committee for the project, “Status, Role, and Needs of Engineering Technology in the United States. Buchanan is a professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribu…


Pictured left to right: Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, with Jean-Louis Briaud, Teresa Wright, Linda Huff and Robert Nevels. Faculty and staff in the Dwight Look College of Engineering and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) were recognized Dec…


Graduate students from the Master of Industrial Distribution Program at Texas A&M University visited Norway and Sweden Oct. 13-18.  The 36 students are working professionals from various channels with an average of 15 years of work experience each. The visit is part of the Global Distribution…


Lean Supply Chain Management short course participants in Panama The Thomas and Joan Read Center for Distribution Research and Education, part of the Industrial Distribution Program at Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recently offered short cou…


The 100 fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world were recognized today (Oct. 25) at the 9th Annual Aggie 100 program, sponsored by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. The Aggie 100 focuses on growth as an i…


Two undergraduate engineering studentshave been selected for the University Innovation (UI) Fellows program of the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Dean Tate, a junior electronics engineering technology major, and Graham Leslie…


More than 100 students from the Industrial Distribution Program visited Womack Machine Supply Co. in Dallas Oct. 4 as part of their Manufacturer Distributor Relations class (IDIS 340).  (Pictured: Industrial distribution students at Womack Machine Supply Co. Oct. 4) This class includes an indust…


The Industrial Distribution Program at Texas A&M University conducted two short courses in Doha, Qatar, in association with Texas A&M at Qatar Continuing Education Services. A two-day short course, Lean Supply Chain Management, was conducted Sept. 22-23 and a two-day short course, Best Pr…


The Professional Association for Industrial Distribution (PAID) hosted its sixth annual Career Expo Oct. 3 at the Memorial Student Center at Texas A&M University. The Career Expo was preceded by Golf Tournament (a scramble-style tournament between industry representatives and industrial distrib…