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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…


Jessica Gonzales, graduate student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been awarded a GHC Google Women of Color Scholarship to attend the 2011 Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) of Women in Computing. This scholarship is highly competitive, and Gonzales was one of a handful of …


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University honored eight students with its Craig C. Brown Outstanding Senior Engineering Award during a banquet at Miramont Country Club in Bryan. Seniors Chibueze Amanchukwu, Oscar Carrasco-Zevallos, Diganto Choudhury, Haley Helweg, Nate Me…


Ramy Ahmed, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, won a Best Paper/Presentation award at the 2011 Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) Technon Conference. Ahmed and advisor Dr. Sebastian Hoyos won for their paper, "A 384-MHz Con…


Andres Mejia, Serdar Ozturk, Rafael Callejas Tovar and James Winkler, graduate students in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, have been named recipients of department fellowships. Mejia, who is advised by Associate Professor Zhengdong Cheng, has been …


The Drexel University School of Public Health recently welcomed Dr. Shannon Márquez as the new director for global and public health initiatives at the school Sept. 6. Márquez also serves as the School of Public Health’s interim associate dean for academic affairs and joins the faculty as an associ…


Dr. José Manuel Cabrera Sixto, who obtained his master’s (1990) doctorate (1993) at Texas A&M in Biological and Agricultural Engineering, has been named president (rector general) of the University of Guanajuato, overseeing the development and administration of its five campuses in that state in…


Suzanne Matthews, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been awarded a dissertation fellowship by the Texas A&M University Office of Graduate Studies. The fellowship will last for nine months and is designed to help awardees focus on wrapping up their diss…


Texas A&M Engineering ranked ninth among engineering schools at public institutions offering a doctorate, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the country's undergraduate universities and programs. The rankings were released Sept. 13. The Department of Biological an…


Texas A&M University and the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) have received $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) to train the next generation of industrial energy efficiency experts. U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu has announced more than $30 million for 24 universi…


More than 140 undergraduate engineering students from institutions across the nation participated in one of eight summer research programs in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University from May 31 to Aug. 5. Participants spent 10 weeks collaborating with faculty and gradua…


Students from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University participated in an exchange program with students from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur this summer. This is the second year Texas A&M and IIT Kanpur have facilitated the exchange program. Three …


The Dwight Look College of Engineering recently hosted 32 incoming freshman engineering students for an intensive five-week program called LEEP (Learning to Excel in Engineering through Preparation). LEEP is an educational initiative designed to prepare first-year incoming engineering students for …


This summer the Department of Aerospace Engineering hosted 23 students for the Undergraduate Student Research Grant (USRG) program and the National Science Foundation’s Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program. In addition to the 15 students from Texas A&M University’s aerospace eng…


A paper recently published by graduate student Amy Bolon (pictured on the left) and Dr. Molly Gentleman, an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering,has been highlighted in Ceramic Tech Today, the blog of the American Ceramic Society. The paper, "Raman Spectroscopic Observati…