Archive for Students

Mechanical engineering sophomore John Mayo’s work has been highlighted in Ceramic Tech Today, the American Ceramic Society (ACerS) blog and will be on the cover of the July issue of the ACerS Bulletin. Mayo was in Dr. Terry Creasy’s MEEN 360 Materials and Manufacturing Selection in Design class whe…


A patch of the midnight sky on the starboard side suddenly lit up with ephemeral green and blue lights. Although the lights were fleeting, the glow of the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) was unmistakable. For the next 30 minutes the Aurora would splash the sky with brilliant colors appearing ou…


A new collaboration for the Dwight Look College of Engineering brought 300 high-achieving students from all over Texas to Texas A&M University for a daylong competition. The Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering is a non-profit organization that provides high-achieving K-12 students with…


Three groups of students from Texas A&M University's Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering have been recognized by the Fluor Corp. for their designs of a gas processing plant. Ryan Mathews, Cristina Muko, Randy Nelson, Stephen Reddin and Amber Trull are members of the team awarded…


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


Three Aggie petroleum engineering students placed in the Society of Petroleum Engineering Gulf Coast Region Student Paper Contest April 21 at Lou­isiana State University. Manuel Cossio placed first in the Master of Science division and will represent Texas A&M at the International Student Paper…


Arash Shadravan, a master's degree student in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering, won second place in the 2012 American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE) student poster presentations. The contest was held during the AADE Fluids Technical Conference and Exhibition April 10-1…


Sigma Gamma Tau, the national aerospace engineering honor society, has awarded Texas A&M senior Steven Anderson with the 2012 Southwest Region Award. This prestigious award honors Anderson as being one of the top seven outstanding Aerospace Engineering seniors in the United States, based upon h…


Tony Akl, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, was awarded the 17th Annual George W. Kunze Prize during a ceremony sponsored by the Office of Graduate Studies April 24.(Pictured: Tony Akl, center, accepts Kunze award from Dr. Karen Butler-Purry, associate provost for gradua…


Two students from the Department of Aerospace Engineering won first place in their divisions in the 2012 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Region IV Student Paper Conference in April at NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston. James Henrickson won first place in the graduate di…


Diego Gomez-Gualdron, a Ph.D. candidate in the Materials Science and Engineering program at Texas A&M University, has won a Silver Award from the Materials Research Society (MRS). The society announced the winners of the Graduate Student Awards April 11 during the 2012 MRS Spring Meeting in San…


The May 2012 issue of Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics features Dr. Duncan Maitland’s shape memory polymer foams on the journal’s cover and publication of the article, “Ultra low density and highly crosslinked biocompatible shape memory polyurethane foams” (Singhal et al., May 2012…


Charles W. Lively III, a computer engineering Ph.D. candidate in the Department ofComputer Science and Engineering, will join the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Oak Ridge, Tenn., this September. Lively was recently awarded the p…


Biomedical engineering student Landon Nash (right) was awarded the Sigma Xi interdisciplinary award and won first place during Student Research Week at Texas A&M University. His presentation, “Thermomechanical Characterization of Shape Memory Polymer Neurovascular Stents,” won first place among…


A unique program in the Dwight Look College of Engineering is connecting former students in industry with high-achieving high school students interested in studying engineering at Texas A&M University. The E12 receptions bring together successful Aggie engineering graduates with Texas high scho…