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Dr. Gerard Coté, Charles H. and Bettye Barclay Professor and head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named 2012 Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Conferred by the IEEE board of directors, Coté is being recognized f…


Dr. Stuart Anderson, professor in the Construction, Geotechnical and Structural Engineering Division of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been appointed holder of the A.P. and Florence Wiley Chair. Anderson is a professor in civil engineering with a special…


Dr. Bill Batchelor, professor in the Coastal and Ocean Engineering Division of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been appointed holder of the R.P. Gregory '32 Chair. Batchelor's focus is in environmental engineering. He teaches courses in applied numerical …


Dr. Akhil Datta-Gupta, Regents Professor in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been appointed the L.F. Peterson '36 Chair. Datta-Gupta manages the largest and most active joint industry project in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineer…


Dr. Cris Schwartz, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Schwartz received his CAREER award for his proposal, “Using Haptic…


Dr. Byung-Jun Yoon, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Yoon received his CAREER award for his propo…


Dr. Lawrence Rauchwerger, professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University and cofounder and codirector of the Parasol Laboratory, has been named an IEEE Fellow, effective Jan. 1. He is being recognized for contributions to thread-level speculation, parall…


Dr. Ed Dougherty, the Robert M. Kennedy '26 Chair in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected to the rank of Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). Dougherty is cited "for contributions to the development of …


Junior Akeem Whitehead (left) and Dr. Ben Zoghi from the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution won the Golden-i®dea competition Nov. 16 at the New York Institute of Technology. The contest was sponsored by Motorola Solutions Inc. The Golden-i Developer Competition and Par…


Researchers from Texas A&M University, Rice University and Halmstad University in Sweden are collaborating to develop a new generation of design software that can accurately predict the physical behavior of robots prior to prototyping. "One of our goals is to find a way to do virtual testing so…


Dr. Jiang Hu, an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, won a Best Paper Award at the 2011 International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD). ICCAD is a premier and one of the most selective conferences devoted to technical …


Dr. Tiffani Williams, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the 2011 Denice Denton Emerging Leader Award at the 2011 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Nov. 11. Williams earned her B.S. in computer science from Ma…


When Dr. Larry Piper retired from Texas A&M University after three decades as a petroleum engineering educator, Terry Rathert of Magnolia decided on the perfect farewell gift—a four-year scholarship for top freshmen—to honor the outgoing teacher and mentor. Piper learned about the surprise trib…


Dr. Mladen Kezunovic, the Eugene E. Webb Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, will be presented the 2011 IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB) Standards Education Award during a Dec. 4 IEEE EAB/SA Awards Presentation Ceremony at the Hyatt …


Dr. Scott Miller has been appointed to the Debbie and Dennis Segers '75 Professorship in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University. Miller, a professor and director of graduate studies in the department, received the appointment in recognition of his excellen…