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Biofuels may present a promising alternative to the nation’s existing fuel crisis, but before they can be widely adopted, a series of technological hurdles must be overcome in order to facilitate large-scale production, says Daniel Shantz, a chemical engineering professor at Texas A&M University…


Dr. Zachary Grasley, assistant professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, hasbeen invited to participate in the National Academy of Engineering's Frontiers of Engineering Education symposiumNov. 13-16 at the National Academies' Beckman Center in Irvine, Cali…


Dr. Kristen Maitland, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, was recently promoted to senior membership in SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. Maitland was nominated for her achievements in the area of confocal microendoscopy. According to SPIE, seni…


Dr. Jean Francois-Chamberland, an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently gave a presentation to the Chinese Institute of Engineers (CIE), Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter. Chamberland gave a presentation, "Traffic Awareness and In…


Dr. Andrew Chan, Dr. Jo Howze and Dr. Kumar Pandey, former faculty members in The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, have been named emeritus professors. The title "Emeritus" or "Emerita" is an honor that may be conferred upon retirement. The designation …


Dr. Xingfu Wu, TEES research scientist, and Dr. Valerie Taylor, the Royce E. Wisenbaker Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, won the Best Paper Award among 53 accepted papers in the 14th IEEE International Conference on Computational Science &a…


Jodie Lutkenhaus, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering's 17th Annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) Symposium. As one of a select number of part…


Dr. William Saric, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been appointed to the George Eppright '26 Chair in Engineering. Saric directs the Flight Research Laboratory as well as the AFOSR/NASA National Center for Hypersonic Research in La…


Dr. Timothy J. Jacobs (pictured on the left) and Dr. Cris Schwartz, assistant professors in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, have been invited to participate in the National Academy of Engineering's Frontiers of Engineering Education symposium Nov. 13-16 at the N…


Dr. James Caverlee, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been named a Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) 2011-2012 Montague-CTE Scholar. The Montague-CTE Scholar program, named after its founding donor, Kenneth Montague '37, honors early-career excellence…


Dr. Haiyan Wang will join a group of the nation’s brightest young engineers who were selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) 17th annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering (FOE) symposium. The group of engineers ages 30 to 45, who are performing exceptional engineering resea…


Dr. Robert S. Balog Jr., assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the 2011 Rutgers Distinguished Engineer Award for his pioneering work in developing efficient and effective electrical energy conversion methods for use in the …


Dr. Richard Malak, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the 2011 Robert E. Fulton Best Paper Award at a recent conference of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Malak and his former graduate student Robert Parker won …


Renowned scholar Dr. P.R. Kumar has joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University this fall. Kumar is a professor and holds the College of Engineering Chair in Computer Engineering. "We are extremely excited to have an internationally known scholar of Dr.…


Dr. N.K. Anand has been appointed interim dean of the Dwight Look College of Engineering, acting vice chancellor for engineering of The Texas A&M University System, and acting director of the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES). He will serve in these roles until the new dean, vice chan…