Archive for Students

As news of the earthquake that devastated Haiti grabbed the world’s attention in 2010, a group of Texas A&M University undergraduate and graduate students received an urgent request for help. They were ready. The group had been meeting every Friday with civil engineering professor Bryan Boulan…


Jill Friese, a freshman in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is one of 20 college students from across the nation to have been named to lead teams of middle and high school students into the virtual InWorld phase of the NASA RealWorld-InWorld (RWIW) Engineering De…


Adam D. Williams, a 2007 Master’s Program in International Affairs (MPIA) graduate of the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, has received the 2012 Black Engineer of the Year Award in the category of the Most Promising Engineer in Government by Black Engineering…


Four research teams in the Dwight Look College of Engineering have received grants from Texas A&M University's Tier One Program (TOP) for interdisciplinary education. The four projects chosen are: DEEP: Discover, Explore and Enjoy Physics and EngineeringKristi Shryock, Lecturer and Director of…


Myounggyu Won, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, received the Best Student Paper Award at the 9th IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing held in Melbourne, Australia, last fall. Won had two papers accepted: "Energy Efficient and Robus…


More than 100 high school teachers from across the state participated in the 2012 Teacher Summit hosted by Texas A&M University’s College of Science and Dwight Look College of Engineering. The Look College and the College of Science have hosted the annual event for the past five years. Teachers…


As part of the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution’s allocated differential tuition funds, the Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology (MMET) Program has added Randy Tucker (left) to its teaching staff as a laboratory lecturer. Tucker has already started tea…


The Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University will host its annual Student Paper Contest on Saturday (Jan. 28). Junior, senior and graduate petroleum engineering student swill give technical presentations before panels of industry judges. This year, 401 students w…


Graduate students and post-docs from several countries, including Turkey, Tunisia, France, Greece and Cyprus, as well as from Texas A&M University attended a "Winter School" workshop hosted by the International Institute for Multifunctional Material for Energy Conversion (IIMEC). The students w…


Timothy Mann, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been awarded a Texas A&M University Dissertation Fellowship for 2012. The fellowship, given by the Office of Graduate Studies, offers a $15,000 award for the 2012 calendar year; up to $5,000 for tuition and…


Texas A&M University's Gamma Mu chapter of Eta Kappa Nu received the Outstanding Chapter Award for 2010-2011. Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) is the electrical and computer engineering honor society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). "This coveted award is a mark of great di…


Dr. Ronnie Ward, TEES assistant research professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, was selected as a Fulbright Senior Scholar to do research on international software development teams during the 2011-2012 academic year. Ward worked with his host, Dr. Dwi Widyantoro, to teach…


Sriram Sridharan, a graduate student in the Genomic Signal Processing (GSP) Laboratory in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, won the best student paper award from the IEEE International Workshop on Genomic Signal Processing and Statistics (GENSIPS 2011). Sridharan won the best s…


Nuclear engineering graduate student Jesse Johns gave two presentations at the inaugural Low Carbon Earth Summit in October in Dalian, China. The summit drew more than 1,000 participants from 58 countries and covered the fast-growing field of innovation in the low carbon economy. It provided a foru…


Texas A&M placekicker and petroleum engineering major Randy Bullock's record-setting senior season was rewarded with the 2011 Lou Groza Award, which is given annually to the nation's top collegiate placekicker. Bullock, from Klein High School near Houston, received the prestigious award from Gr…