Archive for Undergraduate

Texas A&M University’s Student Engineers’ Council (SEC) has parlayed a sizeable gift to honor electrical engineering professor Dr. Jo Howze (pictured) with an undergraduate scholarship endowed in his name.  Nearly a decade as the primary advisor to the council, Howze's selfless service to the e…


Cheryl and Michael Taylor of Highland Village, Texas, have gifted a $100,000 scholarship for petroleum engineering students at Texas A&M University. This gift creates the Cheryl and Michael W. Taylor ’74 Scholarship, funded through the Texas A&M Foundation, in the Nelson Scholars Program. T…


Bryan, John and Kay McDaniel have endowed a scholarship in mechanical engineering at Texas A&M University. The McDaniel children have established theWilliam Bryan McDaniel, Jr. ’47 and Frances Thomas McDaniel Memorial Scholarship in honor of their parents.  “We wish to thank the McDaniels for …


Poster winners and symposium chairs, left to right: Dr. Ken Meissner, Liang Lim, Sarah Ritter, Jennifer Burnett, Cory Olsovsky, Ricky Hennessy, Andrew Van and Dr. Kristen Maitland   The department of Biomedical Engineering hosted the inaugural BioMedOpTex Symposium and student workshop at Texas …


Keeping up their winning tradition, two teams of Texas A&M University students won first and second place awards at the National Design and Manufacturing Competition held in San Antonio in June. Aggies won third place in 2010, and first and third place in the 2011 contest, which is co-organized…


Texas A&M University aerospace engineering senior Emily Boster has been named a 2012 recipient of a $10,000 national award by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF). This award is given to 28 of the brightest and most promising students across the country with interests in science or engine…


Tam Duong (far left), an undergraduate in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the Best Poster Presentation Award at the NSF NEXT-GEN C3 2012 Science and Engineering Regional Conference in Baton Rouge La. Duong won for her poster, “Characterization of …


Texas A&M Sigma Gamma Tau President Austin Probe presented Dr. Helen Reed with the 2012 Thomas U. McElmurry Teaching Excellence Award at the AIAA Banquet in May. Decided by the 2012 May and December graduating seniors, the award cited Reed for "exemplifying dedication and commitment to developi…


Several graduating students were recognized during the Pe­troleum Engineering Awards Ceremony held in the Richard­son Building May 11.The cum laude graduates (grade average 3.50-3.699) were Dmitry Andreev, Crystal Baker, Marco Barbato, Kimberley Berkebile, James Bland, Kendall Brown, Cole Chavey, Gu…


Select students from the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University have been recognized as distinguished members of their Spring 2012 graduating class. At a reception honoring the department's spring graduates, Chibueze Amanchukwu was named recipient of the depar…


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…


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…


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…