Archive for Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution

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…


Dr. Barry Lawrence, Leonard and Valerie Bruce Chair in Industrial Distribution and director of Texas A&M University's Industrial Distribution Program, was recently interviewed by "Industrial Distribution" magazine. In the interview, "The Importance Of Education For Working Professionals," Lawre…


The Texas A&M Formula SAE team will be competing in the 2013 Formula SAE Lincoln Student Design competition that will be held at the Lincoln Airpark in Lincoln, Neb., June 19-22. The Formula SAE Series competitions challenge teams of university undergraduates and graduate students to conceive…


The Industrial Distribution Program at Texas A&M University conducted a two-day short course, "Distributor Profitability and Growth Strategies," in Shanghai, China, May 27-28. The course was held at East China University of Science & Technology in Shanghai. The program was offered by the …


Zhan and the second class of ESET students to earn their Green Belts. Earning their Green Belts is an integral part of their undergraduate degree program. Dr. Wei Zhan in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution developed a new course in Six Sigma and Applied Statistic…