Archive for Undergraduate

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 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…


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…


Kelly L. and William D. “Bill” Von Gonten of Houston have endowed their fourth gift at Texas A&M University – this time a scholarship for high-achieving petroleum engineering students. The couple’s $120,000 gift through the Texas A&M Foundation creates the Kelly and Bill Von Gonten ’87 Scho…


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…


Two Texas A&M University students have won awards in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Awards competition.Adam Parkison, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Nuclear Engineering, has been awarded a first place prize in the category of Nuclear Fuels. His award-win…


Two teams of students from the Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology (MMET) Program won top prizes at the international Second Annual Design and Manufacturing competition, organized by American Society for Engineering Education and Society of Manufacturing Engineers in Vancouver in Jun…