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Three Texas A&M Engineering faculty members and one staff member are among 24 recipients of the 2012 Distinguished Achievement Awards. Texas A&M University and The Association of Former Students announced the recipients March 29. Among the honorees are Dr. Mahmoud El-Halwagi and Dr. Yue Kuo…


Dr. B.D. Russell, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the 2011 Attwood Award from the International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRÉ). The Attwood Award is given to an individual who has made notable cont…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Ralph A. Wurbs holder of the Arthur McFarland Professorship in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University. Wurbs is a professor in the Water Resources Engineering Division of the civil eng…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Joseph M. Bracci holder of the A.P. and Florence Wiley Professorship II in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University. Bracci is a professor in the Construction, Geotechnical and Structura…


Dr. Andrew Duggleby and Yuval Doron have been selected to receive the 2012 Knapp Award from the Fluids Engineering Division (FED) of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME). Duggleby and Doron's paper, "Optical density measurements and analysis for single-mode initial-condition buoy…


As news of the earthquake that devastated Haiti grabbed the world’s attention in 2010, a group of Texas A&M University undergraduate and graduate students received an urgent request for help. They were ready. The group had been meeting every Friday with civil engineering professor Bryan Boulan…


Dr. Zhilei Chen, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). As a recipient of the prestigious award, Chen will receiv…


Dr. Dennis O'Neal, associate dean for research and deputy director of the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), has been selected to receive two awards from the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) for a paper published in 2011. O'Neal and co-aut…


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…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Duane McVay holder of the Rob L. Adams '40 Professorship. McVay, a professor in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, joined the department in August 1999. Previously, he s…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. DanHill holder of the Noble Chair. Hill is a professor and interim head in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University. Before joining the Texas A&M Engineering faculty, he ta…


Dr. Gabriel Dos Reis, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, received the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award for his continuing investigation of formal-methods-based principles and tools to make the practice of programming a more mathematical activity …


Dr. K.R. Rajagopal, Distinguished Professor, Regents Professor and the Forsyth Chair in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, will be honored April 4 by Charles University in Prague. Rajagopal will be recognized with the Honoris Causa (DSc) for his "outstanding acade…


Dr. Patricia Smith, associate professor in the Department ofBiological and Agricultural Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been honored with a University Professorship for Undergraduate Teaching Excellence award. The honor is given to the university’s “most distinguished teachers of under…


Four research teams in the Dwight Look College of Engineering have received grants from Texas A&M University's Tier One Program (TOP) for interdisciplinary education. The four projects chosen are: DEEP: Discover, Explore and Enjoy Physics and EngineeringKristi Shryock, Lecturer and Director of…