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Tengteng Zhang, Yukun (Dexter) Gao and Dr. Duncan M. (Hank) Walker received the inaugural Best Poster Paper Award from the 45th IEEE International Test Conference (ITC) held in Seattle, Washington, on Oct. 21-23. The poster was entitled "Pattern Generation for Understanding Timing Sensitivity to Pow…


The Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University has accepted an invitation to join the European Wind Energy Master (EWEM) program as an associate partner. This collaborative effort will bring the department into the midst of a very active wind energy research and education hub in…


TAMUHack, a new student run organization in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, hosted its very first hackathon Oct. 24-25. The event, which was named after the organization, included almost 400 students from all over the country, including many who had ne…


Lainy Dromgoole has been awarded the 2014-2015 Robert Gardner Memorial Fellowship from the Health Physics Society. The fellowship includes a $5,000 stipend and a travel grant to attend the HPS Annual Meeting in Indianapolis in the summer of 2015. Dromgoole works with Nuclear Security Science and P…


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering has welcomed 89 incoming Ph.D. and masters students this fall semester. To kick off the semester, CSE had several orientation activities for the incoming students such as a formal Graduate Student Orientation and the inaugural Graduate Student Boot …


Marlene Bencomo, an incoming Ph.D student working with Dr. Sunil Chirayath, was recently awarded the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Bridge to the Doctorate fellowship. The program is a partnership between the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, C…


A team of graduate and undergraduate students in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering won second place recently at the American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers' Student robotic design competition. The competition was held at the ASABE 2014 Annual International…


Students from the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University won first place at the Canberra University Video Challenge. Their video highlights examples of students using Canberra products in their classes and research in radiation detection. A variety of products are shown as stu…


Two Texas A&M nuclear engineering graduate students won awards at ICONE-22 in Prague, Czech Republic. Timothy Crook and Saya Lee attended the 22nd International Conference on Nuclear Energy July 7-11, where they were awarded the "Best Student Paper- North America," representing two of the select…


Manit Shah's paper titled "Simulation Analysis of Scintillation in a Nal Detector" was selected as the best student paper for the Nonproliferation and Arms Control Division of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) at their annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia in July. Shah is a Nuclear …


The final 2014-2015 Energy Institute Fellowships were recently announced, a selection of 10 students out of over 60 applications from 20 departments and several colleges, including the Texas A&M School of Law.  Among those 10 was Bradley Beeny of the Department of Nuclear Engineering, for his r…


Ryan Olivieri, a computer engineering junior in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, presented a paper at Digital Humanities 2014, the leading international conference on digital humanities, held this year in Lausanne, Switzerland on July 7-12. The paper, "…


Three students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University under the advisement of Dr. Robert Balog, recently were honored for their research at prestigious conferences. Mohammad Shadmand (left), a Ph.D. student in the department, won Best Poster award at th…


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering has created a number of spaces throughout the Harvey R. “Bum” Bright Building that will promote collaboration and learning among students and faculty. There are student collaboration spaces on the third, fourth and fifth floors of the Bright buildi…


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…