Archive for Former students

Two distinguished graduates of the department of mechanical engineering returned to campus Thursday, March 26, and provided words of wisdom for current students pursuing a career in the engineering industry.


Monty Mueller was a highly successful management consultant and partner with Accenture from 1984 to 2003. In 2007, he was named vice president and regional director of Phoenix House Foundation, Inc. where he was responsible for the management of a wide range of substance abuse prevention and treatme…


Dr. Ravi Iyer is the senior principal engineer, CTO, and director in New Business Initiatives (NBI) at Intel Corporation. He directs a team of 15-plus senior technologists incubating technologies and emerging new business opportunities in NBI. Iyer attended Texas A&M University for his bachelor…


The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University held its annual Professional Day recently. Practicing engineers and former students of the department from civil engineering companies across the state were in attendance to visit with students and give presentations on their e…


Dr. Ralph Lynde Disney Jr., professor emeritus of industrial engineering at Texas A&M University, died on Nov. 11. Born in 1928 in Baltimore, Disney joined the faculty at Texas A&M in 1988 and was considered a world leader in queueing theory, a branch of applied probability and stochastic p…


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University gets many requests from companies — who may or may not be members of our Industrial Affiliate Program — interested in hiring our students. This interest led us to contact Former Student Career Services (FSCS) for informat…


The first all-Aggie Engineering Tailgate is slated for Nov. 15, three hours prior to the kickoff of the Texas A&M vs. Missouri football game. The tailgate, which will feature food, giveaways and a carnival, will be held on the lawn north of the Zachry Engineering Center (indoors if it rains) on …


The Science Coalition presented Congressman John Culberson with its Champion of Science Award during a ceremony in Houston on Tuesday (Oct. 21). The award was presented in recognition of his commitment to funding the basic research that keeps the United States and the state of Texas at the forefront…


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering hosted the first Tailgate Party of the year on Sept. 6 before the Texas A&M vs. Lamar football game. Over 150 people attended including staff, faculty, and current and former students of the department. “This was my first tailgate event and I w…


David E. Lancaster '79, Trent Latshaw '75, Brent J. Smolik '83, and E. Joseph Wright '82 were inducted into the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering's Academy of Distinguished Graduates during the Fall Industry Board Dinner Sept. 11.The academy was developed by the Industry Board as a wa…


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our esteemed colleague and distinguished faculty member of the Department of Nuclear Engineering, Emeritus Professor Ron Hart. Please share your "Ron Hart" memory, to help lighten the heart of his family in this difficult time, either by visit…


Steven R. Swanson, a former student of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, recently returned to Earth after six months aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Swanson was the commander of Expedition 40, which conducted about 170 experiments. "We did lots of science," Swanson s…


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University welcomes back Dr. J. Michael Moore '07 as a lecturer this fall. He held this position in the CSE department in 2008 after working as a postdoctoral research associate upon receiving his doctoral degree in computer science…


Dr. John Keyser, professor and associate head for academics in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been honored with the 2014 Association of Former Students College Level Teaching Award. He was also presented with this award in 2007. Each fall, The Ass…


The number of endowed scholarships in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University has doubled in the past year thanks to the generosity of members of its Advisory Council and other former students, faculty and friends of the department. These endowed scholarships a…