Archive for Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution

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…


The Master of Industrial Distribution (MID) Program hosted more than 100 former and current students and their families for its 12th annual reunion tailgate Sept. 14.  The Texas A&M v. Alabama match-up was one of the most anticipated games of the season as the Aggies were the only team to defea…


Texas A&M University hosted the final meeting of the Optimizing Channel Compensation Consortium (OCC) Aug. 28.  OCC is led by faculty from the Texas A&M Global Supply Chain Laboratory in alliance with the National Association of Wholesale Distributors (NAW). This year’s consortium had 39 pr…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Reza Langari interim head of the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution.  Langari is a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He earned bachelor's, master's and doctoral degr…


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. For the second year in a row, the Dwight Look College of Engineeri…


It could be said that Reid Joseph, the student body president (SBP) at Texas A&M University for 2013-14, has always been an Aggie. In fact, when the senior industrial distribution major was born in Dallas, the music playing in the delivery room was the Aggie War Hymn. Although he graduated fro…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Wayne Hung the Charlotte and Walter Buchanan Faculty Fellow in Engineering Technology. Hung is an associate professor in the Engineering Technology Program in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial D…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Bimal Nepal the Corrie and Jim Furber '64 Faculty Fellow. Nepal is an assistant professor in the Industrial Distribution Program in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution. Nepal earned …


Engineers from NASA’s Johnson Space Center will be collaborating with students in the Electronic Systems Engineering Technology (ESET) Program at Texas A&M University to develop space-qualified hardware systems. NASA is looking to expand the capabilities of its Modular Integrated Stackable Layer…


Pictured: Industrial distribution undergraduate students at the Great Wall of China   The Industrial Distribution Global Study Abroad Program (GSA) continues to provide global business experience and cultural awareness to undergraduates. This year’s program focused on China. The Study Abroad pr…


What started out as a senior design capstone project has turned into a startup company and an out-of-this-world opportunity for a team of Aggie engineers. In response to the NASA X-HAB 2013 Academic Innovation Challenge, a pair of faculty members in the Electronic Systems Engineering Technology (…


Molly and Jason Daerr ’99 have chosen to honor their parents by creating scholarships at their alma maters — Molly at Mississippi State University and Jason at Texas A&M University. With the creation of the Karin and Richard L. Daerr ’66 Scholarship, one or more scholarships will be awarded eac…