Archive for Former students

Jonathan Bower, P.E., M.ASCE, is a 2017 New Faces of Civil Engineering - Professional honoree and a project engineer at L.A. Fuess Partners, INC. He graduated from the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University with his bachelor's in 2010 and his master's in 2012. Since child…


Overcoming poverty, adversity and obstacles in life, Israel Escamilla Jr., a graduate of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, earned a place in the 2017 Twelve Under Twelve Young Alumni Spotlight sponsored by The Association of Former Students. As a fres…


Sirajum Munira, a master’s student in transportation engineering in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, and AKM Abir, a recent graduate of the department, were selected as finalists in the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2017 Transportation Analytics Contest. …


Dr. Xiong Zhang, a former student of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently awarded the International Award for Innovation in Unsaturated Soil Mechanics at the Third European Conference on Unsaturated Soils. This award was given by the International Soc…


There are certain defining moments in life – events that mold us into the individuals we continue to grow to become. Brent Lyon, chairman of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering Advisory Council at Texas A&M University, recounted several that have shaped his life and career. Lyo…


The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University hosted its annual banquet honoring recent donors of endowed scholarships or fellowships, recipients of former student awards and students who were awarded scholarships or fellowships on Nov. 3. The department posthumously awarde…


Joseph C. Brewer, Jr., (pictured left) a former student of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was inducted to the National Academy of Construction (NAC). Brewer, vice president and Sadara Chief Implementation Officer of Dow Chemical, was inducted at t…


To say Dr. Andrew Till has a lot going on is an understatement. As a Metropolis Fellow postdoctoral researcher at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), the Texas A&M University nuclear engineering alumnus works within the Computational Physics and Methods (CCS-2) Group on computational applic…


For a living, Lt. Col. Daniel Lehoski travels 20 miles per minute, in three-dimensions, at nine times the force of gravity while neutralizing threats. From an early age, the former civil engineering student enjoyed building things, taking them apart and solving problems while dreaming of becoming an…


Muna Al-Mohannadi, a senior reservoir engineer in the Reservoir Depletion Studies section of RasGas Company and a Class of 2010 petroleum engineering graduate of Texas A&M University at Qatar, has been named the branch campus’ first-ever Alumnus of the Year. Al-Mohannadi joined RasGas Company’s…


While families across the United States are celebrating the Fourth of July, NASA will be playing its own version of catch in the cosmic backyard, and an Aggie is playing a critical role in the mission. If all goes as planned, NASA’s Juno spacecraft, which is about the size of a basketball court and…


Recently, the Class of ’66 returned to campus to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University had the privilege of hosting 15 aerospace class members during the three-day event. The group was treated to tours of the Vehicle, Systems and Control …


Former students Liu and Simon named rising stars in Civil + Structural Engineering Two former students of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, Ivan Liu ’11 and Jessica Simon ’07, were recognized as Civil + Structural Engineer magazine’s 2016 Rising Stars. Liu and…


Ray Rothrock, a venture capitalist and former student of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, has established the Ray Rothrock Lecture Series. The series will feature a variety of national and international speakers discussing the possibilities for change and innovat…


The business and engineering colleges at Texas A&M University are partnering in a new entrepreneurial training program to better prepare undergraduate and graduate students interested in the oil and gas industry. The Petroleum Ventures Program (PVP) is a certificate program funded by a $12 mill…