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Dr. S.P. Bhattacharyya, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was elected a Foreign Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (Academia Brasileira de Ciências, or ABC) in December 2011.Bhattacharyya, the Robert M. Kennedy Professor of Elect…


A new civil engineering graduate fellowship at Texas A&M University honors Don Murff (left), a retired visiting professor and former ExxonMobil geotechnical engineer. “We are pleased to honor Don for his enormous contributions to the offshore geotechnical engineering profession,” said Alan G. Y…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks has begun her tenure as vice chancellor for engineering for The Texas A&M University System and dean of the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University — the first woman to ever hold the position. Banks also holds the Harold J. “Bill” Haynes Dean’s Chai…


Dr. Scott Schaefer, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received a 2012 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for his research in graphics and visualization. The NSF awards the prestigious CAREER grants to outstandin…


Dr. Ronnie Ward, TEES assistant research professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, was selected as a Fulbright Senior Scholar to do research on international software development teams during the 2011-2012 academic year. Ward worked with his host, Dr. Dwi Widyantoro, to teach…


Dr. Bruce Wang, assistant professor in the Transportation Engineering Division in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named recipient of the Council of University Transportation Centers-American Road and Transportation Builders Association (CUTC-ARTBA) Ne…


By manipulating the way bacteria “talk” to each other, researchers at Texas A&M University have achieved an unprecedented degree of control over the formation and dispersal of biofilms – a finding with potentially significant health and industrial applications, particularly to bioreactor techn…


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 …