Archives for December 14, 2016

Posted: December 15, 2016

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named Texas A&M University’s Dr. John L. Junkins among its 175 NAI Fellows for 2016. Induction ceremonies are set for April 6, 2017, at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston. Junkins is the founding director of the Texas A&…

Posted: December 14, 2016

Dr. Alan Palazzolo, James J. Cain Professor I in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, Ph.D. candidate Xiaomeng Tong and former student Dr. Junho Suh won the American Society of Mechanical Engineers' (ASME) Journal of Tribology 2016 Best Paper Award. The team was pre…

Posted: December 14, 2016

Faculty and staff members of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering were recognized for their contributions to the department at the department’s annual holiday party on Dec. 9. Recipients include: Zachry Excellence in Teaching Award: Dr. Anthony Cahill Birdwell Excellence in Teaching Award: …

Posted: December 14, 2016

Effective medical care depends on the availability of appropriate facilities and the proper application of technology, processes and training. More than 50 students from across the university joined together to design medical applications to improve that medical care at the most recent Aggies Inve…

Posted: December 14, 2016

Dr. Alaa Elwany, assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, is the principal investigator on a team that was recently awarded a $200,000 contract from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The contract is part of a $1 million grant from…

Posted: December 14, 2016

The Industry Advisory Council for the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University has established a contribution-based fund that directly supports faculty, students, and the mechanical engineering department (MEEN) as a whole. The Mechanical Engineering Advancement Fund was cre…

Posted: December 14, 2016

The Zachry Leadership Program has selected its second cohort of sophomore engineering students to complete the five-semester certificate program. The cohort is made up of 32 students who will begin program activities in January. The Zachry Leadership Program is a joint effort between the Texas A&am…

Posted: December 14, 2016

Meltem Apaydin, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the best paper award from the 2016 International Conference on Intelligent Biology and Medicine (ICIBM 2016). Apaydin’s paper “Robust mutant strain design by pessimistic…

Posted: December 14, 2016

Bo Wang (left) and Dr. Zixiang Xiong (right), researchers in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the prestigious 2016 International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR) best paper award. Xiong and Wang won the award for their paper “Adapti…

Posted: December 14, 2016

In the coming years, the United States’ electric power grid will undergo a transformation as wind and solar energy become more prevalent in helping to meet the nation’s energy requirements. The Grid-X initiative at Texas A&M University is addressing all these cutting edge challenges that hold t…