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Dr. N.K. Anand, acting vice chancellor and interim dean for engineering, has appointed Dr. Robin Autenrieth interim associate dean for academic affairs. Autenrieth has served as associate dean for graduate programs since 2008. Under her guidance, Anand said, graduate student selectivity and recruit…


Texas A&M University researchers in the College of Geosciences and the Dwight Look College of Engineering are the lead investigators in a $14.4 million project that will investigate the transport and eventual fate of petroleum fluids that have erupted at depth, such as those that resulted from t…


Dr. Xing Cheng, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Cheng received his DARPA award for his proposal, “Surface-Phonon-Polariton-Enh…


Faculty members in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering have been appointed to endowed positions. Department Head John. M. Niedzwecki has been appointed holder of the Wofford Cain Senior Chair in Offshore Technology. He came to Texas A&M more than 30 years ago as an assistant professor. I…


Dr. Jorge Alvarado, associate professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution, recently received a project from the Department of Defense (DoD) to develop and deploy a new generation of heat transfer fluids (HTF) in key military installations. As part of the two-ye…


A publication by a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University has been listed in the top four downloaded papers in July for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)'s Journal of Solid State Circuits. The paper, "A Low-Power High…


A paper recently published by graduate student Amy Bolon (pictured on the left) and Dr. Molly Gentleman, an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering,has been highlighted in Ceramic Tech Today, the blog of the American Ceramic Society. The paper, "Raman Spectroscopic Observati…


Nuclear engineering professors and TEES researchers Marvin Adams and Paul Nelson were awarded three research grants of more than $2.2 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Dr. Paul Nelson, professor emeritus of nuclear engineering and current Associate Director for International Program…


Dr. William Hyman, professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been granted emeritus status after 39 years of service to the department and to Texas A&M University. Hyman began his academic career at Texas A&M in 1972, the same year the Biomedical Engineering Program began, an…


Dr. Gerard L. Coté, head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Charles H. & Bettye Barclay Professor, has been elected to the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Class of 2011 Fellows. Fellow status is awarded to society members who demonstrate exceptional achievements and exper…


The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded two Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America (RPSEA) projects to Texas A&M University. A total of 11 research projects totaling $12.4 million to help find ways to extract more energy from unconventional oil and gas resources while reducin…


Dr. Charles Glover, professor, has been appointed interim head of the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University. A faculty member for more than three decades, Glover earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia and a Ph.D. Rice University. His rese…


Dr. Chanan Singh, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, won the IEEE Power and Engineering Society Technical Committee Prize Paper Award at the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) General Meeting 2011. Singh, along with Brazilian colleagues …


Dr. Warren M. Heffington, an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was honored July 24 with a Distinguished Service Award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy division.Heffington has directed Texas A&M’s Industrial Assessment Cent…


A new airship activity has been launched this summer in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University. Dr. Rajkumar Pant is collaborating with Dr. Sharath Girimaji, professor in the aerospace engineering department, and Dr. Christian Bruccoleri of the Space Engineering Researc…