Archives for 2017

Posted: January 18, 2017

Texas A&M University graduate and astronaut Michael E. Fossum has been appointed as the new vice president and chief operating officer of Texas A&M University at Galveston. Fossum’s appointment is effective March 1. Fossum, a 1980 Texas A&M mechanical engineering graduate, recently anno…

Posted: January 18, 2017

One thing we can all agree on is social media has drastically altered the way we interact with each other and the world around us. This societal shift has brought to light the need for awareness of the risks that surround it. As quickly as the landscape of social interaction changes, new threats eme…

Posted: January 17, 2017

Dr. Sean McDeavitt, associate professor of nuclear engineering and director of the Nuclear Science Center (NSC) at Texas A&M University, and Dr. Ryan McClarren, assistant professor of nuclear engineering and associate director for the Institute for National Security Education and Research (INSER…

Posted: January 11, 2017

Dr. Lewis Ntaimo, associate professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, and former Ph.D. student, Tanisha Cotton, were awarded second place in the Institution for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Minority Issues Forum (MIF) …

Posted: January 11, 2017

Each year, the Texas A&M University Veteran Resource & Support Center polls graduating student veterans for the one faculty or staff member who helped them the most during their time on campus. In December, three members from the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering were recogniz…

Posted: January 11, 2017

Dr. Marcelo Sanchez, associate professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, and his team of researchers are paving the way for new engineering applications that will shape the future of energy production and storage. From new possibilities in geothermal and hy…

Posted: January 10, 2017

During the 2016 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) conference in San Francisco, the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University hosted a reception to honor the life and legacy of Professor Christodoulos A. Floudas. During the reception, a video tribut…

Posted: January 10, 2017

Dr. Lewis Ntaimo, associate professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, former Ph.D. student Julian Gallego-Arrubla and Curt Stripling of the Texas A&M Forest Service, were awarded this year’s INFORMS Section on Energy, Natural Resources and the…

Posted: January 10, 2017

Seniors in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University enroll in the Capstone Senior Design course to apply their education to real-world problems currently facing businesses. The students gain valuable experiences while sponsor companies benefit from the faculty…

Posted: January 10, 2017

Dr. Xiong Zhang, a former student of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently awarded the International Award for Innovation in Unsaturated Soil Mechanics at the Third European Conference on Unsaturated Soils. This award was given by the International Soc…

Posted: January 9, 2017

The Texas A&M Energy Institute, a joint partnership between Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), will be leading the modeling and simulation efforts of the Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment (RAPID) Manufacturing Institute of …

Posted: January 9, 2017

Dr. Elizabeth Cosgriff-Hernandez, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). The College of Fellows is composed of 1,500 individuals who are recogniz…

Posted: January 6, 2017

Dr. Robert Skelton, TEES Distinguished Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to receive the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Mechanics and Control of Flight Award for 2017. The award, presented for an outstanding …

Posted: January 4, 2017

Dr. Alan Waltar, former head of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University and past president of the American Nuclear Society (ANS), has collaborated with Dr. Donald Todd, a nuclear engineer with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), and Dr. Pavel Tsvetkov, associate p…

Posted: January 2, 2017

Texas A&M University will host the 2017 Quantitative Bioimaging (QBI) conference Jan. 5 – 7 on its campus in College Station, Texas.  The international QBI conference brings together researchers in the field of engineering, biophysics, biology and chemistry who study the quantitative aspects of…

Posted: January 2, 2017

Four Texas A&M University engineering students have been named University Innovation Fellows (UIF) by Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school) at Stanford University, a program to empower students to help their peers gain an entrepreneurial mindset and creative confidence. Momore Adesanmi …

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