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Will Sames, senior nuclear engineering student, has been elected the student director of the American Nuclear Society's Board of Directors. As student director, Sames will represent students members from across the nation, acting as their voice on the committee."I am excited to represent the studen…


Two students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University have received the prestigious Gulf Coast Power Association Scholarship.Richard H. Douglin and Tania Oritseweyinmi Okotie received their awards during a ceremony earlier this month. Both students are in …


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering junior Ivan Hernandez has been awarded a Microsoft scholarship for the 2011-2012 school year. Microsoft's scholarship qualifies Hernandez to receive $3,000 in tuition coverage. He not only received the scholarship but also was offered an internshi…


Matthew Johnson, a senior in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to receive the National Excellence Fellowship (NEF) award. Johnson received a Level 1 NEF award, which will provide $40,000 annually for four years. The fellowship award …


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University has honored two former students with the 2011 Outstanding Alumni Honor Awards.Dr. G. Kemble Bennett, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, presented the awards to Timothy A. Leach '82 (at right in photo) and S. Shariq Yosufzai '74…


The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering honored former student Lawrence Bobo '58 at the department's annual awards banquet at the College Station Hilton on April 7.Bobo (pictured left with Department Head Brett Peters) is the owner of Powder Metallurgy, a parts manufacturing company he …


Texas A&M University and The Association of Former Students have announced that petroleum engineering former student John E. Bethancourt is among the recipients of the 2011 Distinguished Alumnus Award. Chosen for the 2011 honor were Clifton J. "Clif" Bolner, Class of 1949, of San Antonio;…


Texas A&M took second place in the Sixth National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) in San Antonio in April. Texas A&M secured its place in the national contest after winning the Southwestern Regional CCDC in March. Texas A&M team members were Mark Browning (captain), William…


Dr. Heng Zhang, a former Ph.D. student of Professor Edgar Sánchez-Sinencio in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received the Prestigious 2010 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad.This award was established to encourage research excellence and to…


Beth Placette, a graduate student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, will participate in the Los Alamos National Laboratory Computational Physics Student Summer Workshop.Placette will be working under direct supervision of Dr. Malcolm Andrews, a world-renowned e…


Mohammad Asad Rehman Chaudhry, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the Texas A&M University Class Star Award in Academics for 2011. The award was presented by Lt. Gen Joe Weber, U.S. Marine Corps (retired) and Texas…


Texas A&M University will take part in National Robotics Awareness Week that will take place from Saturday (April 9) through April 16. The purpose of National Robotics Awareness Week is to celebrate the United States as a leader in robotics technology development, educate the public about how r…


Grady Meloy, a senior in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering and president of Texas A&M's chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB), was awarded the 2011 Engineers Without Borders-USA Student Founders Award at the recent International Conference for EWB-USA held in Louisville, …


Texas A&M hosted the Southwest Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) during Spring Break (March 14-18). Texas A&M University took first place in the competition. Second place went to a first-year team from Southern Methodist University, and third place went to University of T…


Texas A&M University graduate and NASA astronaut Mike Fossum will return to space in May as part of the International Space Station Expeditions 28 and 29. Fossum, a 1980 Texas A&M mechanical engineering graduate, will serve as a flight engineer on Expedition 28 and as commander of Expeditio…