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On June 2, biomedical engineering graduate students Alex Abraham, Esteban Carbajal, Joel Bixler and Dustin Ritter (pictured left to right) joined hundreds of other cyclists for the 8th annual Texas 4000 Atlas Ride for Cancer. The Texas 4000 For Cancer is the longest annual charity bike ride in th…


Jon Moeller, a graduate student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, and the Zero Touch device he has helped develop have been in a nationally aired commercial for Best Buy. "I had no idea that ZeroTouch would become such a big deal," Moeller said. "I…


The Houston section of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) hasawarded  scholarships to three mechanical engineering graduate students. Ph.D. students Carlos Sanchez and Sukbae Joo and master's student Luke Perkins received their awards at a recent section luncheon in Housto…


Fady Chaban, a Ph.D. student in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the 2011-2012 Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Gulf Coast Section Service Award May 23. Regional and section awards recognize SPE members who contribute outstanding ser…


Danielle Cummings, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has accepted a scholarship from the U.S. Department of Defense Information Assurance Scholarship Program (DoD-IASP) for 2012-2013. She is the only awardee from Texas A&M University. Cummings has two bache…


Mechanical Engineering graduate student Sukbae Joo won the gold metal at the annual meeting of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers in St. Louis, Mo. The conference is an international meeting of the society, and students from around the world participated in the research poster co…


Several graduating students were recognized during the Pe­troleum Engineering Awards Ceremony held in the Richard­son Building May 11.The cum laude graduates (grade average 3.50-3.699) were Dmitry Andreev, Crystal Baker, Marco Barbato, Kimberley Berkebile, James Bland, Kendall Brown, Cole Chavey, Gu…


The National Science Foundation has awarded three-year graduate fellowships to several Texas A&M University engineering students. Students annually receive up to $10,500 for tuition and fees to the school of their choice, plus a $30,000 stipend for living expenses. The NSF Graduate Fellowships …


Three Aggie petroleum engineering students placed in the Society of Petroleum Engineering Gulf Coast Region Student Paper Contest April 21 at Lou­isiana State University. Manuel Cossio placed first in the Master of Science division and will represent Texas A&M at the International Student Paper…


Arash Shadravan, a master's degree student in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering, won second place in the 2012 American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE) student poster presentations. The contest was held during the AADE Fluids Technical Conference and Exhibition April 10-1…


Tony Akl, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, was awarded the 17th Annual George W. Kunze Prize during a ceremony sponsored by the Office of Graduate Studies April 24.(Pictured: Tony Akl, center, accepts Kunze award from Dr. Karen Butler-Purry, associate provost for gradua…


Two students from the Department of Aerospace Engineering won first place in their divisions in the 2012 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Region IV Student Paper Conference in April at NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston. James Henrickson won first place in the graduate di…


Diego Gomez-Gualdron, a Ph.D. candidate in the Materials Science and Engineering program at Texas A&M University, has won a Silver Award from the Materials Research Society (MRS). The society announced the winners of the Graduate Student Awards April 11 during the 2012 MRS Spring Meeting in San…


The May 2012 issue of Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics features Dr. Duncan Maitland’s shape memory polymer foams on the journal’s cover and publication of the article, “Ultra low density and highly crosslinked biocompatible shape memory polyurethane foams” (Singhal et al., May 2012…


Charles W. Lively III, a computer engineering Ph.D. candidate in the Department ofComputer Science and Engineering, will join the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Oak Ridge, Tenn., this September. Lively was recently awarded the p…