Archive for Petroleum

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…


Texas A&M University at Qatar graduated more than 100 engineers at its spring commencement exercise Thursday (7 May) evening at the Ceremonial Court at Education City.  The ceremony celebrated the branch campus’ new spring graduates with approximately 105 degrees across four engineering disci…


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…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University honored eight alumni during the 2015 Outstanding Alumni Awards Banquet. Receiving the Outstanding Alumni Honor Award were David O. Craig ’86, director of Engineering and Supply Chain, Intelligent Production Systems for Baker Hughes;…


Dr. Terri Reed, assistant vice chancellor for academic affairs in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, was among the honorees at the 2015 Diversity Awards ceremony held Wednesday (April 15) at the Memorial Student Center. Reed, who also serves as the assistant agency …


(from left to right) Dan Hill, department head; Lindsay Kalberer, TAMU SPE vice president; Ding Zhu, professor; Jennifer Wisler, TAMU SPE president, and Steve Holditch, former department head The Texas A&M University student chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineering (TAMU SPE) recently …


Dr. P.K. Imbrie and Dr. Teri Reed, along with their co-authors, have been selected to receive the William Elgin Wickenden Award of the American Society for Engineering Education. The award, which will be presented at the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition in June, is given annually to recognize …


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Duane McVay holder of the Albert B. Stevens Chair in Petroleum Engineering. The endowed professorship was effective March 1. McVay, is a professor in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering, and is also …


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Jenn-Tai Liang holder of the John E. & Deborah F. Bethancourt Professorship in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering. The endowed professorship was effective March 1. Liang, who is a professor in p…


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…


Alexandra Wisniewski ’10 and Michael Nance ’08 of Houston, Texas, have joined together to create the Alex Wisniewski ’10 and Michael Nance ’08 Endowed Scholarship. The endowment, created through the Texas A&M Foundation, will be used to provide one or more scholarships to full-time students in …


The Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University held its annual Student Paper Contest (SPC) on Jan. 31 with the runoff competition held Feb. 7. This event is sponsored by industry donations and $46,900 was raised this year, over half of which goes back to the student…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering will participate in Texas A&M University’s annual premiere recruiting event, Aggieland Saturday, on Feb. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The open house will include resource tables from each of the undergraduate programs in the Look College for prospective studen…


BP named The Maroon COG the winner of the Texas A&M University Ultimate Field Trip (UFT) Competition Campus Finals, an annual competition that asks university students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields to solve a real-world global energy challenge…


The Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University welcomes three new faculty members for the spring semester of 2015. Sara Abedi, assistant professor, joined the department in January. She obtained her Ph.D. in civil engineering from the University of Southern Califor…