Archive for former students

Dr. Ralph Lynde Disney Jr., professor emeritus of industrial engineering at Texas A&M University, died on Nov. 11. Born in 1928 in Baltimore, Disney joined the faculty at Texas A&M in 1988 and was considered a world leader in queueing theory, a branch of applied probability and stochastic p…


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University gets many requests from companies — who may or may not be members of our Industrial Affiliate Program — interested in hiring our students. This interest led us to contact Former Student Career Services (FSCS) for informat…


The first all-Aggie Engineering Tailgate is slated for Nov. 15, three hours prior to the kickoff of the Texas A&M vs. Missouri football game. The tailgate, which will feature food, giveaways and a carnival, will be held on the lawn north of the Zachry Engineering Center (indoors if it rains) on …


The Science Coalition presented Congressman John Culberson with its Champion of Science Award during a ceremony in Houston on Tuesday (Oct. 21). The award was presented in recognition of his commitment to funding the basic research that keeps the United States and the state of Texas at the forefront…


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering hosted the first Tailgate Party of the year on Sept. 6 before the Texas A&M vs. Lamar football game. Over 150 people attended including staff, faculty, and current and former students of the department. “This was my first tailgate event and I w…


David E. Lancaster '79, Trent Latshaw '75, Brent J. Smolik '83, and E. Joseph Wright '82 were inducted into the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering's Academy of Distinguished Graduates during the Fall Industry Board Dinner Sept. 11.The academy was developed by the Industry Board as a wa…


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our esteemed colleague and distinguished faculty member of the Department of Nuclear Engineering, Emeritus Professor Ron Hart. Please share your "Ron Hart" memory, to help lighten the heart of his family in this difficult time, either by visit…


Steven R. Swanson, a former student of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, recently returned to Earth after six months aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Swanson was the commander of Expedition 40, which conducted about 170 experiments. "We did lots of science," Swanson s…


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University welcomes back Dr. J. Michael Moore '07 as a lecturer this fall. He held this position in the CSE department in 2008 after working as a postdoctoral research associate upon receiving his doctoral degree in computer science…


Dr. John Keyser, professor and associate head for academics in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been honored with the 2014 Association of Former Students College Level Teaching Award. He was also presented with this award in 2007. Each fall, The Ass…


The number of endowed scholarships in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University has doubled in the past year thanks to the generosity of members of its Advisory Council and other former students, faculty and friends of the department. These endowed scholarships a…


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University took delivery in June on a 2011 Presidential Club Car (aka Golf Cart/SMV - Slow Moving Vehicle) from Rick's Golf Cars in College Station. The Golf Cart/SMV was presented to the department by its Advisory Council members E…


An endowed scholarship in memory of Colonel Edmond R. McCarthy ’66, USAF (Ret.)  has been established for full-time students in good standing pursuing an undergraduate degree in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. It will give talented students an educatio…


Dr. Carlos Monroy '10, data scientist at Rice University's Center for Digital Learning and Scholarship, has been selected to participate in the 2nd Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) to be held Sept. 21-26, 2014 at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. Winners of the esteemed Abel Prize, Fields Meda…


Jana and Terry Leeper endowed the Jana and Terry Leeper '86 Scholarship in computer science and computer engineering. Their scholarship, established with the Texas A&M Foundation, is focused on assisting incoming freshmen pursuing degrees in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CS…