Archive for Students

Pictured, left to right: Richard Lester (CNVE), Liu, Frank Raymond, Dr. Mark Lenox Biomedical engineering graduate student Qun Maxine Liu was awarded second place in the 11th Annual Raymond IDEAS Challenge during a ceremony hosted by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship (CNVE) at the Ma…


Elaheh Rahbar, a former graduate student in the Department of Biomedical engineering, received a 2012 Distinguished Graduate Student Award from the Texas A&M University Association of Former Students in late April. The Association of Former Students presented the annual awards for exemplary eff…


Folami Alamudun, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, was runner-up for best paper award at thePervasive Health Conference held in San Diego May 21-24. Wearable sensors make it now possible to measure non-invasively a number of physiological correlates of stress. T…


Pictured: Texas A&M grad student Hyung-Joon Jeon presents his research to Broadcom co-founder and CTO Henry Samueli at a poster session at the Broadcom Foundation University Research Competition. Texas A&M University graduate student Hyung-Joon Jeon presented research at the inaugural Broad…


On June 2, biomedical engineering graduate students Alex Abraham, Esteban Carbajal, Joel Bixler and Dustin Ritter (pictured left to right) joined hundreds of other cyclists for the 8th annual Texas 4000 Atlas Ride for Cancer. The Texas 4000 For Cancer is the longest annual charity bike ride in th…


Texas A&M University has the unique opportunity to acquire a donation of the fully operational NASA space shuttle simulator from the Johnson Space Center. The Shuttle Mission Simulator (SMS) has trained 355 astronauts for 135 missions and will be the only large piece of equipment from the NASA …


Jon Moeller, a graduate student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, and the Zero Touch device he has helped develop have been in a nationally aired commercial for Best Buy. "I had no idea that ZeroTouch would become such a big deal," Moeller said. "I…


The Houston section of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) hasawarded  scholarships to three mechanical engineering graduate students. Ph.D. students Carlos Sanchez and Sukbae Joo and master's student Luke Perkins received their awards at a recent section luncheon in Housto…


Tam Duong (far left), an undergraduate in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the Best Poster Presentation Award at the NSF NEXT-GEN C3 2012 Science and Engineering Regional Conference in Baton Rouge La. Duong won for her poster, “Characterization of …


Fady Chaban, a Ph.D. student in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the 2011-2012 Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Gulf Coast Section Service Award May 23. Regional and section awards recognize SPE members who contribute outstanding ser…


Texas A&M Sigma Gamma Tau President Austin Probe presented Dr. Helen Reed with the 2012 Thomas U. McElmurry Teaching Excellence Award at the AIAA Banquet in May. Decided by the 2012 May and December graduating seniors, the award cited Reed for "exemplifying dedication and commitment to developi…


Danielle Cummings, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has accepted a scholarship from the U.S. Department of Defense Information Assurance Scholarship Program (DoD-IASP) for 2012-2013. She is the only awardee from Texas A&M University. Cummings has two bache…


Mechanical Engineering graduate student Sukbae Joo won the gold metal at the annual meeting of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers in St. Louis, Mo. The conference is an international meeting of the society, and students from around the world participated in the research poster co…


Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced recently that Texas A&M University was one of three Texas universities that were awarded a total of $5.1 million in graduate fellowships and research grants to train and educate the next generation of leaders in America’s nuclear industry. The awards und…


Several graduating students were recognized during the Pe­troleum Engineering Awards Ceremony held in the Richard­son Building May 11.The cum laude graduates (grade average 3.50-3.699) were Dmitry Andreev, Crystal Baker, Marco Barbato, Kimberley Berkebile, James Bland, Kendall Brown, Cole Chavey, Gu…