Archive for Undergraduate

Pictured: Senior mechanical engineering major Keele Venable discusses her team’s poster with AggiE-Challenge Project Showcase attendees     More than 100 undergraduate students from several engineering disciplines gathered in the Zachry Engineering Center Dec. 13 for the AggiE-Challenge Project…


Among the most effective ways for Texas A&M University to help build the educational pipeline in Texas is through outreach, which is especially critical in the high need STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math). One proponent of the outreach and recruitment model is Dr. Joseph Mo…


Chris McDonald, a senior mechanical engineering major from Plano, won first place in the annual American Physics Society’s Division of Fluid Dynamics conference in San Diego in November. McDonald’s award-winning poster, “Experimental Investigation of the Richtmyer-Meshkov Instability on Inclined In…


The Texas A&M section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) was recognized with two awards at the society's national SWE12 conference in Houston Nov. 8-10. The Texas A&M chapter received the first-place Communications Award and the Outstanding Collegiate Section Gold Award. A group o…


Texas A&M Racing, the racing division of the Texas A&M Society of Automotive Engineers student chapter, placed eighth overall in the Grassroots Motorsports Magazine $2012 Competition. More than 40 other competitors from around the country participated in the contest in Gainesville, Fl.…


Pictured above: Westover’s students explain the overall design of the project and embedded control software design to Texas A&M undergraduates Mickie Byrd (seated) and senior Akeem Whitehead (standing) during their visit to League City Oct. 26.    Students from the Dwight Look College of …


The student computer lab in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering has been recently modified to promote teaming and collaboration. Differential tuition funds have provided for two Media:Scape work stations which will encourage students to work together and share ideas. Each station h…


L.S. “Pat” Brown ’54 of Comfort, Texas, has fond memories of his days as a civil engineering undergraduate at Texas A&M University.  He remembers the campus excitement when G. Rollie White Coliseum was completed and community uproar when a coffee doubled in price from a nickel to a dime for a c…


A single mom and program coordinator in the Department of Nuclear Engineering proves you don't have to be a millionaire to give back to Texas A&M. Marna Billiter, a program coordinator in the Department of Nuclear Engineering, is proving that you don't have to be a millionaire to give back to s…


Recipients of the Craig C. Brown Outstanding Senior Engineering Award with Craig Brown '75. From left to right, Tyler Terril, Landon Nash, Kate Stuckman, Brown, Ryan Haughey, Justin Montgomery and Shahrum Iqbal.   The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University honored six stu…


Dr. Kristi Shryock, Dr. Arun Srinivasa, and Dr. Jeffrey Froyd won the Benjamin Dasher Best Paper Award at the 2011 Frontiers in Education Conference.


Kelly L. and William D. “Bill” Von Gonten Jr. of Houston have endowed a full-ride scholarship for Texas A&M University students in petroleum engineering. Full-ride scholarships of this type are rare at Texas A&M.


The Texas A&M Formula SAE team finished fifth at the 2012 Formula SAE Lincoln Student Design competition that was held recently at the Lincoln Air Park in Lincoln, Neb. There were a total of 80 entries from seven different countries competing in the event, with the team from the University of K…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering is hosting a five-week rigorous program called LEEP (Learning to Excel in Engineering through Preparation) for 31 incoming freshman engineering students. LEEP is a summer bridge program designed to prepare incoming engineering students and increase the academi…


Researchers in the Sketch Recognition Lab in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University will be honored at the 24th Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence (IAAI) in Toronto July 22-26. The researchers received the IAAI Innovation Award f…