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Recipients of the Craig C. Brown Outstanding Senior Engineering Award with Craig Brown '75. From left to right, Tyler Terril, Landon Nash, Kate Stuckman, Brown, Ryan Haughey, Justin Montgomery and Shahrum Iqbal.   The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University honored six stu…


Standing in front of a small crowd of family, friends and colleagues, Scott Savage's father, Thomas Don Savage, teared up as he thanked the many people who made the opening of the Scott Savage ’05 Real Time Systems Laboratory possible. The lab took two years to build and after the ribbon-cutting ce…


Arthur Pazdan, who earned a master's degree in engineering systems management from Texas A&M University, has been recognized as one of the Top 40 Under 40 for 2012 by Mass Transit magazine. Pazdan, along with 39 other individuals, will be showcased for their industry contributions and for a job…


A group of Aggies works at one of the leading private space companies in the world, Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX. The company builds, tests, and launches rockets and capsules to further scientific research in space and space exploration. A SpaceX ship recently docked with the Internati…


Bryan, John and Kay McDaniel have endowed a scholarship in mechanical engineering at Texas A&M University. The McDaniel children have established theWilliam Bryan McDaniel, Jr. ’47 and Frances Thomas McDaniel Memorial Scholarship in honor of their parents.  “We wish to thank the McDaniels for …


Leverage from a charitable gift annuity is the vehicle Mopsie and Bob Thornborrow of Pearland, Texas, have chosen to help provide an education for ongoing generations of electrical and computer engineering students at Texas A&M University. The couple’s annuity, initially valued at $50,000, is a…


Nancy and Brock Nelson ’90 of Wichita, Kansas, have endowed their fourth and fifth scholarships of $30,000 each for the C.D. Holland Scholars Program in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering. The Nancy M. and Brock D. Nelson Scholarship IV and V in Chemical Engineering will be funde…


Gregory A. Bird '82, president and owner of Jetta Operating Company Inc. in Fort Worth, has endowed a $120,000 scholarship for petroleum engineering students at Texas A&M University. His gift creates the Gregory A. Bird ’82 Scholarship, funded through the Texas A&M Foundation, in the Von Go…


Juan Manuel Lamparero ’87, founding partner and CEO of Industrial Solutions Technology of Mexico, was named an outstanding former student of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the department’s honors and awards banquet in April. Lamparero's company delivers information technolo…


Juan Manuel Lamparero '87, founding partner and CEO of Industrial Solutions Technology of Mexico, was named an outstanding former student of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the department's honors and awards banquet in April.Lamparero's company delivers information technology…


A unique program in the Dwight Look College of Engineering is connecting former students in industry with high-achieving high school students interested in studying engineering at Texas A&M University. The E12 receptions bring together successful Aggie engineering graduates with Texas high scho…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University and Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, honored four outstanding alumni April 12 at a private banquet at the Miramont Country Club in Bryan, Texas. Tom Cogan ’77, Frosty Gilliam Jr. ’80, Dr. G.P. “Bud” P…


Aggie engineers Tommie E. Lohman and Lloyd H. Hughes are among the 12 recipients of the Texas A&M University 2012 Distinguished Alumnus Award. Texas A&M and The Association of Former Students announced the recipients March 28. They are: Donald A. Adam, Class of 1957, of Bryan, Texas; Bo…


Dr. Andrew Duggleby and Yuval Doron have been selected to receive the 2012 Knapp Award from the Fluids Engineering Division (FED) of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME). Duggleby and Doron's paper, "Optical density measurements and analysis for single-mode initial-condition buoy…


Adam D. Williams, a 2007 Master’s Program in International Affairs (MPIA) graduate of the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, has received the 2012 Black Engineer of the Year Award in the category of the Most Promising Engineer in Government by Black Engineering…