Archive for former students

There are certain defining moments in life – events that mold us into the individuals we continue to grow to become. Brent Lyon, chairman of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering Advisory Council at Texas A&M University, recounted several that have shaped his life and career. Lyo…


The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University hosted its annual banquet honoring recent donors of endowed scholarships or fellowships, recipients of former student awards and students who were awarded scholarships or fellowships on Nov. 3. The department posthumously awarde…


Joseph C. Brewer, Jr., (pictured left) a former student of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was inducted to the National Academy of Construction (NAC). Brewer, vice president and Sadara Chief Implementation Officer of Dow Chemical, was inducted at t…


To say Dr. Andrew Till has a lot going on is an understatement. As a Metropolis Fellow postdoctoral researcher at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), the Texas A&M University nuclear engineering alumnus works within the Computational Physics and Methods (CCS-2) Group on computational applic…


For a living, Lt. Col. Daniel Lehoski travels 20 miles per minute, in three-dimensions, at nine times the force of gravity while neutralizing threats. From an early age, the former civil engineering student enjoyed building things, taking them apart and solving problems while dreaming of becoming an…


Muna Al-Mohannadi, a senior reservoir engineer in the Reservoir Depletion Studies section of RasGas Company and a Class of 2010 petroleum engineering graduate of Texas A&M University at Qatar, has been named the branch campus’ first-ever Alumnus of the Year. Al-Mohannadi joined RasGas Company’s…


While families across the United States are celebrating the Fourth of July, NASA will be playing its own version of catch in the cosmic backyard, and an Aggie is playing a critical role in the mission. If all goes as planned, NASA’s Juno spacecraft, which is about the size of a basketball court and…


Recently, the Class of ’66 returned to campus to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University had the privilege of hosting 15 aerospace class members during the three-day event. The group was treated to tours of the Vehicle, Systems and Control …


Former students Liu and Simon named rising stars in Civil + Structural Engineering Two former students of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, Ivan Liu ’11 and Jessica Simon ’07, were recognized as Civil + Structural Engineer magazine’s 2016 Rising Stars. Liu and…


Ray Rothrock, a venture capitalist and former student of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, has established the Ray Rothrock Lecture Series. The series will feature a variety of national and international speakers discussing the possibilities for change and innovat…


The business and engineering colleges at Texas A&M University are partnering in a new entrepreneurial training program to better prepare undergraduate and graduate students interested in the oil and gas industry. The Petroleum Ventures Program (PVP) is a certificate program funded by a $12 mill…


The Texas A&M Foundation’s Board of Trustees recently announced the selection of Tyson Voelkel as its new president. The U.S. Army veteran and 1996 industrial distribution graduate of Texas A&M University will take office on Wednesday (Jan. 20). As head of the university’s major-gift fundrai…


The Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University recently recognized the 2015 recipients of its Distinguished Graduate Award. The award was established to recognize and honor former students who have excelled in the civil engineering profession, highlighting their significant c…


David S. Zachry ’85, former student and advisory council co-chair of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected 2015-2016 chairman by the members of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).  Zachry, chief executive officer …


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University has selected Melanie Bell as chair of the Computer Science and Engineering Advisory Council. “I’m excited to lead the advisory council this year,” Bell said. “Giving back to Texas A&M is something that has always bee…