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The Dwight Look College of Engineering recently hosted 120 prospective engineering students on the Texas A&M University campus. Rising junior and senior high school students from 12 Texas schools participated in the E12 Explore Engineering (E12EE) camp July 10-13, and girls from across Texas an…


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…


So maybe you’ve heard that women don’t succeed in engineering. Don’t believe it.Renee McVay didn’t. She just graduated from Texas A&M with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. The College Station native starts her graduate studies in September at Caltech – after turning down MIT, Stanfor…


A new airship activity has been launched this summer in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University. Dr. Rajkumar Pant is collaborating with Dr. Sharath Girimaji, professor in the aerospace engineering department, and Dr. Christian Bruccoleri of the Space Engineering Researc…


Texas A&M University is buzzing with potential students visiting the campus this summer from near and far. But few have traveled as far as Fayez T. Kharbat (center) and two of his sons, Yazan (right) and Abdurrahman (left). They’ve flown halfway around the world from Saudi Arabia to College Sta…


A team of Aggies placed 7th overall at the 11th International Human Powered Submarine Races in the towing tank at the David Taylor Model Basin in Bethesda, Md., June 26 through July 1. The Aggies -- from the Ocean Engineering Program in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering -- competed in th…


Graduate student Parijat Mukherjee (center) and Dr. Peng Li (right), an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently won a Best Paper Award at the 48th IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference (DAC). Mukherjee, Li, G. Peter Fang (Te…


Zakia Asad, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received a fellowship from the Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future program. Asad is part of the Telecommunications, Controls and Signal Processing Group in the department…


Tony Akl (pictured on the right) and Ryan Shelton, both Ph.D. students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, have been selected to receive a scholarship from the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE). The society awards scholarships to recipients based on their potential cont…


The student chapter of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) has announced the Faculty and Staff of the Year Awards. Recognized during the organization's annual "Picnic with the Profs," the BMES officers recognized Dr. Javier Jo (pictured on the left) as the recipient of the faculty award and …


Rigoberto Lopez, a junior in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is featured as Great Minds in STEM's Scholar of the Week for the week of June 27 through July 3. Lopez is a 2010 HENAAC-NASA Johnson Space Center scholarship recipient. Lopez began preparing for his …


Si Gou, a Ph.D. student in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received a fellowship from the Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future program. Gou is part of the Ecohydrology Research Group in the civil engineering department’s Environmental and Water R…


Alex Abraham, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, was recently awarded a fellowship to attend an NSF short course in Houston. The course, “Cancer Nanotechnology: Analysis, imaging, and treatment over multiple scales,” was held June 7-9 at the Methodist Hospital Research Ins…


The Department of Biomedical Engineering has announced the recipients of its 2011-12 undergraduate scholarships. These scholarships, which are awarded on an annual and competitive basis, are given to upper-level biomedical engineering students who have a minimum cumulative GPR of 3.25.“We had an ex…


George K. Hickox Jr., who holds two degrees from Texas A&M University, will begin serving on the Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees on July 1. The Texas A&M Foundation is an independent nonprofit organization that raises money to support academics and student leadership programs at …