Archives for April 2017

Posted: April 17, 2017

Dr. Moo-Hyun Kim, a professor in the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected a Fellow of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME). This distinction honors individuals who have made outstanding personal contributions to naval architecture, ma…

Posted: April 17, 2017

Researchers with the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University are taking complex interactions between drops of water and material surfaces and conducting fundamental research to understand why some droplets adhere to surfaces and why others don’t. …

Posted: April 17, 2017

Four professors in the Department of Biomedical engineering at Texas A&M University have been awarded funds to participate in the 2017-2018 AggiE_Challenge program. Dr. Daniel Alge, Dr. Akhilesh Gaharwar, Dr. Abhishek Jain and Dr. Roland Kaunas (left to right) will take part in the AggiE_Challe…

Posted: April 14, 2017

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded fellowships through the Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) to four students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University. The 2017 awardees include (left to right) second-year doctoral student Paul Gordon and seni…

Posted: April 13, 2017

Traci Sarmiento, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, earned second place in the graduate oral presentation category during Student Research Week (SRW) 2017. Sarmiento’s presentation, “Flying Animal Inspired Autonomous Flight with a Sm…

Posted: April 13, 2017

Dr. Assel Aitkaliyeva ’12, a graduate of the materials science and engineering department, has been appointed as a tenure-track assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at The University of Florida. Aitkaliyeva received a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from …

Posted: April 13, 2017

Dr. Ramesh Talreja will be honored at the Kenneth L. Clinton Awards luncheon April 20 for his work with the Brazil Study Abroad Program in aerospace engineering. This award is given to faculty that participate in and help facilitate study abroad programs with research, teaching and service. This yea…

Posted: April 13, 2017

The Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP) at Texas A&M University is a selective three-year program offered to sophomore students with the intent to attract, retain and graduate future leaders who are equipped to solve engineering grand challenges facing our society today and in the future. Wh…

Posted: April 12, 2017

The officers of IEEE PELS-PES-IAS joint chapter with Dr. Thomas Overbye and Dr. Le Xie The joint chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power Electronics Society, Power and Energy Society and Industry Applications Society (IEEE PELS-PES-IAS) at Texas A&M University w…

Posted: April 12, 2017

Efstratios (Stratos) Pistikopoulos, TEES Distinguished Research Professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently appointed deputy director of the Texas A&M Energy Institute. In this role, he will administer the institute’s initiatives w…

Posted: April 11, 2017

Imagine walking into your college classroom and donning a pair of virtual reality goggles to learn the day’s lesson. If Dr. Darren Hartl has his way, that will be a reality in the near future. He is one of the faculty members in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University bri…

Posted: April 10, 2017

Dr. Anthony Guiseppi-Elie, head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, director of the Biomedical Engineering Division of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) and TEES Professor at Texas A&M University, has been elected chair of the American Institute for Medical and B…

Posted: April 10, 2017

The Aggie Coding Club (ACC) in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University is a student organization bringing together like-minded individuals to create a center for pursuing software based projects as well as networking with companies and individuals. Founded in …

Posted: April 6, 2017

Dr. Homero Castaneda has been appointed a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Committee on Connector Reliability for Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Operations. Castaneda is an associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University and dir…

Posted: April 6, 2017

General Motors (GM) and SAE International announced Wednesday that Texas A&M University has been selected as one of eight North American universities to compete in the AutoDrive Challenge over the next three years. GM will provide each team with a Chevrolet Bolt EV as the vehicle platform. Stra…

Posted: April 6, 2017

At the most recent Aggies Invent, several students in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University worked to solve the infrastructural and architectural problems of the future. Students were challenged to incorporate the latest technology, like 3-D printing, drones and r…

Posted: April 6, 2017

Whitney Souery, an undergraduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected for a fellowship at the University of Michigan’s Frankel Cardiovascular Center (FCVC). The fellowship offers an opportunity to experience cardiovascular research in on…

Posted: April 6, 2017

The Texas A&M University College of Engineering took part in Texas A&M’s presence at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin last month, bringing several exciting aspects of the college to visitors to the ‘Texas A&M House’ at the Hotel Van Zandt in downtown Austin. The college’…

Posted: April 6, 2017

A team of Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) researchers has been selected for a potential award by NASA to lead research into commercially viable civil supersonic transport aircraft that meet noise and efficiency requirements for overland flight. Put simply, their research is on de…

Posted: April 5, 2017

Students in the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University were rewarded for their hard work inside and outside the classroom with awards given during the annual meeting jointly hosted by the Marine Technology Society (MTS) and the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers …

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