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Si Gou, a Ph.D. student in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received a fellowship from the Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future program. Gou is part of the Ecohydrology Research Group in the civil engineering department’s Environmental and Water R…


Alex Abraham, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, was recently awarded a fellowship to attend an NSF short course in Houston. The course, “Cancer Nanotechnology: Analysis, imaging, and treatment over multiple scales,” was held June 7-9 at the Methodist Hospital Research Ins…


Vikram Sekar, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded third place in the student paper competition at the 2011 IEEE International Microwave Symposium organized by the Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) in Balti…


Mohamed Noureldin, a graduate student in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the Eastman Chemical Engineering Graduate Fellowship from the Eastman Chemical Group. Noureldin, who completed his undergraduate degree at the University of W…


Viet Pham, a graduate student in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named one of two winners of the 2011 Sustainable Engineering Forum Best Student Paper Award, presented by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). The paper fo…


Faculty, students and a fewstudents from the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering raked in the honors at the Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Research Conference held in Reno, Nev., in May.Professor Sila Çetinkaya and he former student Xingchu Liu won the Scheduling and Logistics…


William Richardson, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, was selected as the recipient of the 2011 Texas Engineering Foundation (TEF) Graduate Student Scholarship. Richardson was selected to represent the Dwight Look College of Engineering based on his impressive academic …


Assistant Professor Scott Schaefer and Ph.D. student Josiah Manson won the Best Paper Award at Eurographics 2011. Eurographics is the top computer graphics conference in Europe, and is highly selective and competitive, with only 17 percent of papers being accepted. Furthermore, Eurographics is the …


Two students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University have received the prestigious Gulf Coast Power Association Scholarship.Richard H. Douglin and Tania Oritseweyinmi Okotie received their awards during a ceremony earlier this month. Both students are in …


Beth Placette, a graduate student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, will participate in the Los Alamos National Laboratory Computational Physics Student Summer Workshop.Placette will be working under direct supervision of Dr. Malcolm Andrews, a world-renowned e…


Melodie Benford, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named a finalist for the 2011 CIMIT Prize for Primary Healthcare. Benford will be awarded $10,000 to develop a final proposal (due May 31) for her project, "An Innovative Point-of-Care…


Dr. Jaime C. Grunlan, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has co-authored a paper in the journal Science that is part of an international research collaboration with faculty in the Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices (CRANN) at Trinity College …


A group of students from the Department of Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University took first place Jan. 26 in the Texas Energy Primer Challenge sponsored by Power Across Texas in Austin. Ojay Anyaeji (left), Samantha Castillo (center) and Amulaya Karavadi (right) celebrate after winni…


Gregory Payette, a Ph.D. graduate student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the Sandia National Laboratories/Texas A&M University Excellence in Engineering Graduate Research Fellowship. Payette's research project will focus on the developm…