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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…


Sam Ade Jacobs, a computer science Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, took second place at the ACM Student Research Competition held at the SC11, the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysi…


Junior Akeem Whitehead (left) and Dr. Ben Zoghi from the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution won the Golden-i®dea competition Nov. 16 at the New York Institute of Technology. The contest was sponsored by Motorola Solutions Inc. The Golden-i Developer Competition and Par…


Three student teams of freshman engineering students from the Engineering Living Learning Community (ELLC) presented Nov. 14 at the Design Challenge Showcase hosted by the Texas Space Grant Consortium (TSGC) and NASA Johnson Space Center. The Design Challenge teams included teams from Rice Universi…


Stephen McConnell, a senior in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the inaugural Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers(IEEE) Power and Energy Society (PES) Scholarship Plus Initiative Award.Pictured: McConnell, right, with Dr. Mlade…


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University inaugurated an open access computer laboratory for undergraduate students as part of its allocated differential tuition Funds. Dr. N.K. Anand, interim dean of the Dwight Look College of Engineering, and Dr. Costas N. …


AggiE-Vet, a program that helps veterans become engineers once they've left the military, will celebrate Veterans Day today (Nov. 11) with a luncheon for program participants. Given Texas A&M's history as a military-friendly institution, AggiE-Vet (Enhancing Veterans' Success in Engineering at …


Texas A&M University's Maroon Team took second place in the 2011 ACM ICPC South Central USA Regional Programming Contest, aka the Battle of the Brains, Oct. 29 at Baylor University. The competition consisted of 60 teams from universities in Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma, all vying for a spot to…


The 100 fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world were recognized Nov. 4 at the 7th Annual "Aggie 100" program, sponsored by the Mays Business School's Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship at Texas A&M University. The "Aggie 100" focuses on growth as an indicator …


Ph.D. students Danielle Cummings and Chinwe Ekenna from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering were awarded GHC Google Women of Color Scholarships to attend the 2011 Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) of Women in Computing conference, which will be held at the Oregon Convention Center in Por…


The Material Advantage student chapter at Texas A&M University hosted this year’s student night event of the ASM International Houston chapter Oct. 4 in the lobby of the Interdisciplinary Life Science Building on campus. (Pictured: Mechanical engineering graduate student Xiayun Huang discusses h…