Archive for Faculty

Survivor Buddy, a rescue robot that was invented by Texas A&M University computer science and engineering professor Dr. Robin R. Murphy and her colleagues at Stanford University, will be part of National Robotics Week at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Survivor Buddy, a…


Dr. Diego Donzis, assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). NSF established the CAREER program to support junior faculty within …


Dr. Kenneth R. Hall, professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering and deputy director of the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), has accepted the positions of associate vice chancellor and associate director of TEES and associate dean for research and graduate studies …


The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) has named Dr. Wilbert Wilhelm a recipient of one of the 2011 SME International Honor Awards. Wilhelm is the Mike and Sugar Barnes Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University. He is being recognized with t…


Dr. N.K. Anand, executive associate dean of the Dwight Look College of Engineering and associate agency director for the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), will be inducted into the Kansas State University College of Engineering Hall of Fame April 30. Anand, who is the James and Ada Forsy…


A publication by a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University has been listed as a Top 10 most-downloaded paper in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers's (IEEE) main publication database, IEEE Xplore. The paper, "Linearization T…


The members of the Computing Research Association (CRA) have re-elected Dr. Valerie E. Taylor for a three-year term to its Board of Directors. Taylor is head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the Royce E. Wisenbaker Professor. She earned her M.S. in electrical engineering …


Robots and researchers from Japan, the United States and the U.S. military converged on Disaster City® in College Station, Texas, March 8 to conduct two days of underground mine rescue and tunnel exploration experiments. Teams brought new types of ground robots, from miniature tank-like vehicles …


Dr. G. Kemble Bennett, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Jaime C. Grunlan and Dr. Anastasia Muliana the Gulf Oil/Thomas A. Dietz Career Development Professors in Mechanical Engineering effective March 1. Grunlan is an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical En…


Dr. Daniele Mortari, associate professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, and his recently graduated Ph.D. student, Dr. Benjamin Spratling IV, won best paper from the 20th American Astronautical Society (AAS)/American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (…


Dr. Robin R. Murphy, Raytheon Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University and director of the Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue (CRASAR), was named one of the 2011 Most Influential Women in Technology by Fast Company. CRASAR is a center wi…


Dr. Jaime C. Grunlan, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has co-authored a paper in the journal Science that is part of an international research collaboration with faculty in the Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices (CRANN) at Trinity College …


Texas A&M Engineering's Dr. K.R. Rajagopal has been elected a member of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE). INAE comprises India's most distinguished engineers and technologists across the entire spectrum of engineering disciplines. Rajagopal was selected in recognition of his ou…


Dr. Laszlo Kish, professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the title of Doctor Honoris Causafrom Uppsala University (Sweden), which is considered an honor of great distinction. Kish directs the Fluctuation and Noise Exploitation Laboratory in …


Dr. Kamran Entesari, 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 from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Entesari received his award for his proposal, "Ve…