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


The Houston section of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) awarded scholarships to three graduate students in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University. Daniel Kim, Huaping Xiao and Yan Zhou, pictured left to right, received the award at a recent …


Arash Shadravan, a graduate student in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, won third place in the Student Contest Presentations held during the 2013 SPE Americas E&P Health, Safety, Security and Environmental Conference March 19 in Galveston, Texas. …


Two students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University have received the prestigious Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA) Scholarship. Senior Jameson Haesler (left) and master's student Arsham Shirkhani (below) were presented their awards by Tom Foreman, GC…


Two graduate students in the Dwight Look College of Engineering have been chosen 2013 Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellows recipients, announced Dr. Karen L. Butler-Purry, associate provost for graduate studies. Alexander Bayeh from the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Arupa Mohapatra from the Depart…


Students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering took home 12 awards during Texas A&M University's 16th annual Student Research Week in the newly renovated Memorial Student Center March 25-29. Computer science and engineering students won five awards for their senior capstone de…


Benjamin Fine and Paul Taele (pictured left and right), Ph.D. candidates in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, have been awarded NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute (EAPSI) fellowships for 2013. Fine will spend his time with the Australian Centre …


Dr. Ozden Ochoa, associate director for science and technology at the Army Research Laboratory Headquarters in Adelphi, Md., and a professor at Texas A&M University, has received the Wayne W. Stinchcomb Memorial Award from ASTM International Committee D30 on Composite Materials. The Stinchcomb A…


The formation of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University has been approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, announced Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering.  The new department will be jointly operated by the College…


Yanbin Zhang, a Ph.D. student in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, won third place in a poster contest at the UT Energy Forum Feb. 21 in Austin. Zhang is advised by Dr. Michael King and Dr. Akhil Datta-Gupta. Zhang's poster, "Unconventional Reservoir …


The mother of a three-time graduate of Texas A&M has given $1,000 to The Texas A&M University System Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (TAMUS LSAMP) program.  Jeanette Rodriguez of San Antonio donated through the Texas A&M Foundation as a memorial to her parents. The LSA…


Brian Lester, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, was awarded the three-year Sandia National Laboratories/Texas A&M University Excellence in Engineering Fellowship, which began in the later half of 2012. Along with the prestigious graduate assistantship, recipients also …


Texas A&M Engineering's graduate program ranked 11th overall  and sixth among public institutions in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, "America's Best Graduate Schools 2014." The ranking is one place higher than in 2012, when the college ranked 12th overall. Individual programs…


From engineering comedians to a snowfield in the middle of campus, the week of Feb. 17–23 saw Texas A&M host a range of events for National Engineers Week, or E-Week. The national event aims to promote engineering in society, and Texas A&M's Student Engineers’ Council (SEC) scheduled events…


Jennifer Erchinger, a master's student in the Department of Nuclear Engineering, attended the 2nd International Seminar on Global Nuclear Human Resource Development for Safety, Security and Safeguards  Feb. 18-26 in Tokyo. Erchinger will earn her Master of Science in health physics in May 2013. Her …