Archive for Former students

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…


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University took delivery in June on a 2011 Presidential Club Car (aka Golf Cart/SMV - Slow Moving Vehicle) from Rick's Golf Cars in College Station. The Golf Cart/SMV was presented to the department by its Advisory Council members E…


An endowed scholarship in memory of Colonel Edmond R. McCarthy ’66, USAF (Ret.)  has been established for full-time students in good standing pursuing an undergraduate degree in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. It will give talented students an educatio…


Dr. Carlos Monroy '10, data scientist at Rice University's Center for Digital Learning and Scholarship, has been selected to participate in the 2nd Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) to be held Sept. 21-26, 2014 at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. Winners of the esteemed Abel Prize, Fields Meda…


Jana and Terry Leeper endowed the Jana and Terry Leeper '86 Scholarship in computer science and computer engineering. Their scholarship, established with the Texas A&M Foundation, is focused on assisting incoming freshmen pursuing degrees in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CS…


Ramiro "Ram" Martinez '50 has signed an endowment agreement for the Betty Martinez Excellence Fund for Nuclear Engineering. This endowment funds scholarships benefiting students of the Department of Nuclear Engineering. "I always seemed to be in the right place at the right time, and so I am fort…


Steve Swanson, a former student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, was part of a special Live downlink held Thursday by the Science, Space and Technology Committee with astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The downlink was part of the 45th anniversary of the A…


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University has established an outstanding group to serve as its Advisory Council. Membership on the council is by invitation of the department head and based on leadership, accomplishments, and interest. The current council is made …


Dr. Tracy A. Hammond, associate professor and director of the Sketch Recognition Lab in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, Dr. Manoj Prasad, and Doctoral Candidate Paul Taele participated in CHI 2014. The ACM Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Inter…


Not everyone gets to meet the President of the United States. For Hudson High (right blue shirt), a Texas A&M graduate with a degree in industrial engineering, the opportunity was exhilarating and exhausting. He went to work at his job at the Ford Plant in Kansas City like he did every day. Exce…


Al White and Judith Dietz of Austin have established the Judith Dietz and Al White '86 Scholarship with the Texas A&M Foundation. The endowment will create one or more scholarships for incoming Corps of Cadets students who have a financial need and are pursuing degrees in computer science or com…


Troy and Pamela Toman of San Antonio recently endowed the Pamela and Troy Toman '88 Scholarship in Computer Science and Engineering. Their scholarship is focused on assisting an incoming freshman student from Bexar County who is pursuing a degree in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering…


Texas A&M University and the engineering program hold many fond memories for Jamie and Dennis Mudd. Both earned degrees from Texas A&M, and they credit the engineering program for bringing them together. Jamie was employed at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute and Dennis was studying…


Donna and Steven D. Leist of Pantego, Texas recently established the Donna '92 and Steven D. Leist '93 Scholarship for the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. Steven Leist is a President's Endowed scholarship recipient and wanted to award a high achieving stu…


The Department of Aerospace Engineering in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University inducted nine alumni into the Aerospace Engineering Distinguished Alumni Academy April 30 during the Aerospace Engineering Annual Awards Banquet. Receiving the Outstanding Aerospace Enginee…