Archive for Industrial and Systems

The Lori Cardenas Memorial Scholarship has been established to honor the memory of the longtime employee of Texas A&M University. Cardenas, who began working for the university in 1989, passed away March 31, 2015. The majority of Cardenas’ career was spent in what is now the Engineering Academ…


Dr. Erick Moreno-Centeno, assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently honored with the 2015 Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching – College Level. He is one of four faculty members in the D…


Dr. Mark Avnet and Dr. Alaa Elwany, assistant professors in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, jointly won Best Engineering Management Track Paper at the annual Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Their paper e…


Robin Hall, a senior in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently awarded the A.O. Putnam Memorial Scholarship by the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE). The scholarship recognizes exceptional undergraduate students in industrial engineering …


Dr. Mark Lawley, TEES Research Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, and Dr. Michelle Alvarado, a postdoctoral research associate in the department, were recently presented the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s (PCORI) Tier I aw…


Aggie engineering innovation was the theme of the day at the third annual Texas A&M Engineering Project Showcase, hosted by the Dwight Look College of Engineering. Students gathered May 1 in Reed Arena to demonstrate and display their projects, which highlighted how engineers can create solution…


Leadership is one of the core values of Texas A&M University and instilling the value in students is accomplished in various ways. The Dwight Look College of Engineering and Zachry Group are teaming together to give engineering students a notable opportunity to further develop their leadership …


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recognized Faculty and Staff Award winners during the 2015 Faculty and Staff Awards banquet. Banks presented Faculty Awards, Staff Excellence Awards, a New Employ…


The Texas A&M Engineering Program recently invested 20 new chair and professorship appointments for the 2015-2016 academic year, in addition to recognizing current chair holders and professorships. The event was held April 19 at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center. Dr. M. Katherine Ban…


After serving for several years on the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering's Advisory Council, Brent Lyon was recently elected chair.  Lyon has been with Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in Fort Worth, Texas for 28 years and currently holds the position of senior manager of industrial engin…


Dr. Yu Ding and Dr. Mark Lawley have been selected to receive the Institute of Industrial Engineers’ (IIE) Fellow Award. IIE recognizes 20 or fewer individuals at this level annually. Ding is the holder of the Mike and Sugar Barnes Professorship and associate department head for graduate affairs in …


Kelly Pettersen, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, is among the 2015 Honorable Mentions from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).  NSF’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is a highly competitive, national…


Dr. César Malavé, holder of the Sugar and Mike Barnes Department Head Chair in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, was the speaker for the first session of the 2015 Climate Matters Conference held at Texas A&M. The conference's goal is to provide an …


Texas A&M Engineering’s graduate program ranked 12th overall and seventh among public institutions in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, “America’s Best Graduate Schools 2016.” Individual programs ranked were: Aerospace Engineering, 8 (5 public); Agricultural Engineering 2 (2); Bio…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, recently announced the recipients for the 2014-15 College of Engineering Teaching, Service and Contribution Awards. Five individuals received the teaching awards, three received the service awards and four received the contribution aw…