Archive for Graduate

Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), the first and only existing international honor society in the computing and information disciplines, is a uniquely Aggie tradition. The society was first organized at Texas A&M University Jan. 10, 1967. Dr. Dan Drew, head of the computer science division, was the pr…


Texas A&M ranks 20th among top universities in the U.S. of schools that offer students the widest range of program options when it comes to engineering by OnlineCollegesDatabase.org. "U.S. colleges and universities have some of the best engineering programs and laboratories in the world," accor…


Kaiyuan Yu, a graduate student in the Department of Material Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, won first place in the TMS (The Metals, Minerals and Materials Society) Graduate Student Paper Contest. for his paper, “In situ studies of irradiation induced twin boundary migration in …


A team of graduate students from Texas A&M University have developed H-Radar, an app that won first place in the 2013 "Go Viral to Improve Health: IOM-NAE (Institute of Medicine and National Academy of Engineering) Health Data Collegiate Challenge."


Recently a former student in the computer engineering and systems group at Texas A&M University received the prestigious 2013 Design Automation Conference (DAC) best paper award. Dr. Zhuo Feng, an assistant professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at Michigan Technolog…


The Texas A&M Engineering and the Space Engineering Research Center (SERC) received mention in two separate presentations at the recent Next-Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference (NSRC) June 3-5 in Broomfield, Colo.  Ed Wright of Citizens in Space discussed the experiment payload carrier…


Dr. Tarun Grover has endowed an engineering fellowship for petroleum engineering graduate students in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University. Grover earned his Ph.D. in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M in 2008 and citing the impact obtaining his degree from Texas…


Quentin and Jana Baker of San Antonio and BakerRisk have endowed a fellowship in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University. This gift, with matching funds provided by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station's Turbomachinery Laboratory, creates the BakerRisk/Quent…


The Sketch Recognition Lab (SRL) at Texas A&M University was nominated for best case study at the recent ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2013) in Paris, France, for the paper, "Multimodal Location-Aware System for Paratrooper Team Coordination." CHI 2013 is th…


The Texas A&M Energy Institute has again received funding from ConocoPhillips to provide graduate fellowships in recognition of outstanding research in energy. The broad objectives of the fellowships are to reward excellence in energy research, promote future research that is important to our e…


Si Gou, a Ph.D. student in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the 2013 Farvolden Awardfrom the National Ground Water Association (NGWA). Gou was one of four students recognized with the award at the 2013 NGWA 2013 Summit. She earned the honor for he…


The IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) has named the joint student chapter of the Power Electronics Society, Power and Energy Society and Industry Applications Society (IEEE PELS-PES-IAS) at Texas A&M University its 2012 “Outstanding Student Branch Joint Chapter.” This award is given to I…


Four graduate students from the Dwight Look College of Engineering have received the Distinguished Graduate Student Award from the Texas A&M University Association of Former Students. Anshu Narang-Siddarth, Brent Volk, Yongchul Shin and Jiamei Yu were recognized in the Excellence in Research-Do…


Manoj Prasad and Ralph Crosby received the President's Volunteer Service Award directly from the desk of President Barrack Obama in a ceremony April 19 on campus. Prasad and Crosby were selected by the Monte Cristo Center for Volunteer Development for their significant contributions to the Graduate…


The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University has been selected to receive the 2013 Walter LeFevre Award from the American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE). The civil engineering department, one of 13 in the Dwight Look College of Engineering, was singled out in the larg…