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Beth Placette, a graduate student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, will participate in the Los Alamos National Laboratory Computational Physics Student Summer Workshop.Placette will be working under direct supervision of Dr. Malcolm Andrews, a world-renowned e…


Mohammad Asad Rehman Chaudhry, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the Texas A&M University Class Star Award in Academics for 2011. The award was presented by Lt. Gen Joe Weber, U.S. Marine Corps (retired) and Texas…


Texas A&M University will take part in National Robotics Awareness Week that will take place from Saturday (April 9) through April 16. The purpose of National Robotics Awareness Week is to celebrate the United States as a leader in robotics technology development, educate the public about how r…


Grady Meloy, a senior in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering and president of Texas A&M's chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB), was awarded the 2011 Engineers Without Borders-USA Student Founders Award at the recent International Conference for EWB-USA held in Louisville, …


Texas A&M hosted the Southwest Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) during Spring Break (March 14-18). Texas A&M University took first place in the competition. Second place went to a first-year team from Southern Methodist University, and third place went to University of T…


Texas A&M University graduate and NASA astronaut Mike Fossum will return to space in May as part of the International Space Station Expeditions 28 and 29. Fossum, a 1980 Texas A&M mechanical engineering graduate, will serve as a flight engineer on Expedition 28 and as commander of Expeditio…


D. Wayne Klotz, P.E. '74, former president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and a civil engineering graduate of Texas A&M, has been named Houston's 2011 Engineer of the Year. Klotz is president of Klotz Associates Inc., a full service civil engineering firm based in Houston. He…


Undergraduates at Texas A&M University soon will take a closer look at distribution of services, thanks to a gift by Warren and Lisa Barhorst of Houston. The couple owns Barhorst Insurance Group Ltd. with 30 locations across Texas. He is chairman and chief executive officer, and she is vice pre…


Texas A&M University has been named an Outstanding University for 2010 by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) for its student activities and involvement. "The ACI Award for University Student Activities was initiated to recognize universities that have participated in ACI-related activities" …


Cadet Shahrum Iqbal, a junior in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been chosen to help lead the university's Corps of Cadets. As deputy corps commander for operations, Iqbal will assist in leadership of the Corps and serve as commander when com…


A group of students from the Department of Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University took first place Jan. 26 in the Texas Energy Primer Challenge sponsored by Power Across Texas in Austin. Ojay Anyaeji (left), Samantha Castillo (center) and Amulaya Karavadi (right) celebrate after winni…


The Gamma Mu Chapter of Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) at Texas A&M University was named winner of the Outstanding Chapter Award. The chapter will receive the award at an upcoming HKN awards banquet. The Outstanding Chapter Award recognizes excellence in college chapters for their activities. The award is…


The Department of Aerospace Engineering has received a gift from Dr. David Hyland and his wife, Claudia Hyland. The Hylands' recent gift will be used to support research efforts related to space, specifically projects on asteroid exploration and mitigation, as well as support for undergraduate lab …


Gregory Payette, a Ph.D. graduate student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the Sandia National Laboratories/Texas A&M University Excellence in Engineering Graduate Research Fellowship. Payette's research project will focus on the developm…