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Sriram Sridharan, a graduate student in the Genomic Signal Processing (GSP) Laboratory in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, won the best student paper award from the IEEE International Workshop on Genomic Signal Processing and Statistics (GENSIPS 2011). Sridharan won the best s…


Nuclear engineering graduate student Jesse Johns gave two presentations at the inaugural Low Carbon Earth Summit in October in Dalian, China. The summit drew more than 1,000 participants from 58 countries and covered the fast-growing field of innovation in the low carbon economy. It provided a foru…


Sam Ade Jacobs, a computer science Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, took second place at the ACM Student Research Competition held at the SC11, the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysi…


Ph.D. students Danielle Cummings and Chinwe Ekenna from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering were awarded GHC Google Women of Color Scholarships to attend the 2011 Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) of Women in Computing conference, which will be held at the Oregon Convention Center in Por…


The Material Advantage student chapter at Texas A&M University hosted this year’s student night event of the ASM International Houston chapter Oct. 4 in the lobby of the Interdisciplinary Life Science Building on campus. (Pictured: Mechanical engineering graduate student Xiayun Huang discusses h…


Jessica Gonzales, graduate student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been awarded a GHC Google Women of Color Scholarship to attend the 2011 Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) of Women in Computing. This scholarship is highly competitive, and Gonzales was one of a handful of …


Ramy Ahmed, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, won a Best Paper/Presentation award at the 2011 Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) Technon Conference. Ahmed and advisor Dr. Sebastian Hoyos won for their paper, "A 384-MHz Con…


Andres Mejia, Serdar Ozturk, Rafael Callejas Tovar and James Winkler, graduate students in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, have been named recipients of department fellowships. Mejia, who is advised by Associate Professor Zhengdong Cheng, has been …


Suzanne Matthews, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been awarded a dissertation fellowship by the Texas A&M University Office of Graduate Studies. The fellowship will last for nine months and is designed to help awardees focus on wrapping up their diss…


Dr. Richard Malak, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the 2011 Robert E. Fulton Best Paper Award at a recent conference of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Malak and his former graduate student Robert Parker won …


Two Texas A&M University students have won awards in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Awards competition.Adam Parkison, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Nuclear Engineering, has been awarded a first place prize in the category of Nuclear Fuels. His award-win…


Rajeshwari Paluri, graduate student with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, published an article, “Surface Characterization of Novel Alumina-based Composites for Energy Efficient Sliding Systems,” in the June 2011 issue of JOM (vol. 63, no. 6, pp. 77–83), the journal of The Minerals, Metals &…


Graduate student Parijat Mukherjee (center) and Dr. Peng Li (right), an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently won a Best Paper Award at the 48th IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference (DAC). Mukherjee, Li, G. Peter Fang (Te…


Zakia Asad, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received a fellowship from the Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future program. Asad is part of the Telecommunications, Controls and Signal Processing Group in the department…


Tony Akl (pictured on the right) and Ryan Shelton, both Ph.D. students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, have been selected to receive a scholarship from the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE). The society awards scholarships to recipients based on their potential cont…