Archive for Undergraduate

A student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering's Computing for Disaster summer research program won first place in the Dwight Look College of Engineering's REU summer poster contest Aug. 9. Ivan Espinosa, a math and computer science major from California State University-Fullerton,…


The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents approved the system’s capital plan, which includes a 600,000 square foot complex dedicated to undergraduate engineering education at Texas A&M University, a key component in the Dwight Look College of Engineering’s effort to transform engineer…


Texas A&M University recently recognized 57 engineering students who earned their business management certificates. Dwight Look College of Engineering students develop their technical skills during their undergraduate careers but don’t often get to practice applying business principles to engin…


Pictured: Industrial distribution undergraduate students at the Great Wall of China   The Industrial Distribution Global Study Abroad Program (GSA) continues to provide global business experience and cultural awareness to undergraduates. This year’s program focused on China. The Study Abroad pr…


Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), the first and only existing international honor society in the computing and information disciplines, is a uniquely Aggie tradition. The society was first organized at Texas A&M University Jan. 10, 1967. Dr. Dan Drew, head of the computer science division, was the pr…


Yell leaders elected in March 2013: Roy May, Hunter Cook, Chris Powell, Ryan Crawford and Patrick McGinty stand on Kyle Field. Photo by Roger Zhang, The Battalion   Industrial distribution major Roy May has taken a different path to his degree than most students. That path started with a 12-yea…


Two teams of students from the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution won first and second place at the national competition, organized by American Society for Engineering Education in June in Atlanta. Under guidance from Dr. Wayne Hung, the teams designed and manufactured…


Texas A&M ranks 20th among top universities in the U.S. of schools that offer students the widest range of program options when it comes to engineering by OnlineCollegesDatabase.org. "U.S. colleges and universities have some of the best engineering programs and laboratories in the world," accor…


What started out as a senior design capstone project has turned into a startup company and an out-of-this-world opportunity for a team of Aggie engineers. In response to the NASA X-HAB 2013 Academic Innovation Challenge, a pair of faculty members in the Electronic Systems Engineering Technology (…


Molly and Jason Daerr ’99 have chosen to honor their parents by creating scholarships at their alma maters — Molly at Mississippi State University and Jason at Texas A&M University. With the creation of the Karin and Richard L. Daerr ’66 Scholarship, one or more scholarships will be awarded eac…


More than two dozen students flexed their engineering design skills June 21 when Motorola Mobility’s MAKEwithMOTO team visited Texas A&M. MAKEwithMOTO aims to give the opportunity to bright young minds around the county to freely experiment with open hardware, or hardware that is freely availab…


If you thought setting a Guinness World Record for building a 44-foot-tall playable guitar was impressive, try leading a high school robotics team to victory against 10,000 competitors at the FIRST — For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology— World Championship.  Scott Rippeto…


The Texas A&M Engineering and the Space Engineering Research Center (SERC) received mention in two separate presentations at the recent Next-Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference (NSRC) June 3-5 in Broomfield, Colo.  Ed Wright of Citizens in Space discussed the experiment payload carrier…


Alejandro Azocar, an undergraduate in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded a 2013 NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Undergraduate Award under the NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program. Azocar is one of 25 students nationwide selected to receive the agency'…


The Sketch Recognition Lab (SRL) at Texas A&M University was nominated for best case study at the recent ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2013) in Paris, France, for the paper, "Multimodal Location-Aware System for Paratrooper Team Coordination." CHI 2013 is th…