Archives for 2017

Posted: November 1, 2017

In nature, networks have evolved where animals and plants interact and use efficient methods to best utilize resources. Dr. Astrid Layton, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is researching whether companies can apply a similar concept of how …

Posted: October 31, 2017

Dr. Kentaro Hara, assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the 2018 Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) Award from the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). His research project is titled “Theoretical Characterizat…

Posted: October 31, 2017

Two researchers in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University were recently awarded the Nakayama medal at the 14th International Conference on Fluid Control, Measurements and Visualization (FLUCOME) at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. William Saric, Distinguished Professor…

Posted: October 30, 2017

Rana Soltani-Zarrin, a doctoral student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently awarded the Fran O’Sullivan Women in Lenovo Leadership scholarship from the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) for outstanding academic achievement and strong engineering pot…

Posted: October 30, 2017

Dr. Daniel A. Jiménez, professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been inducted into the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Association for Computing Machinery International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO) Hall of Fame for h…

Posted: October 27, 2017

Andrew Nelson, mayor of the city of Bryan and former Texas A&M University student has found during his time since graduation that a degree in mechanical engineering can prepare students for a broad range of careers, including those outside the traditional engineering industry. “It’s the ability…

Posted: October 27, 2017

Dr. Alfredo Garcia has joined the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University as a professor. Before coming to Texas A&M, Garcia served as commissioner of the Colombian Energy Regulatory Commission from 1998-2000. He then served as a member of the faculty at the …

Posted: October 26, 2017

Dr. Nickolaus Bruno ‘15, a former teaching assistant in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has accepted a tenure-track faculty position at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Bruno earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Northern …

Posted: October 26, 2017

From left: Meena Alavi (sponsor), Dr. Mike Graul, Adrian Diaz, Erin Peterson, Catalina Ramos, Michael Harrison, Lauren Frith (sponsor). Every semester seniors in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University enroll in the capstone senior design course. The cou…

Posted: October 25, 2017

Dr. Shankar Bhattacharyya was one of the invited distinguished speakers to deliver a keynote address at the 2017 National Congress of Automatic Control, jointly organized by the Mexican Association of Automatic Control and the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León in Monterrey, Mexico. Bhattacharyya i…

Posted: October 25, 2017

Dr. Xiaoning Qian is collaborating with researchers from Texas A&M AgriLife on a project that aims to develop systems-based high-tech solutions addressing the needs of farmers and processors for sustainable and healthier supply chains for fruit. Qian is an assistant professor at the Department …

Posted: October 24, 2017

Thirty-four students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University attended the 2017 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC). The three-day event, held in Orlando, Florida from Oct. 4-6, is the world’s largest gathering of women technologists, with …

Posted: October 24, 2017

A graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University has recently been able to travel the world, thanks to her successes here at Texas A&M. Madeleine Durkee, research assistant and doctoral candidate, was selected to participate in multiple events over the s…

Posted: October 24, 2017

Dr. Pushkar Lele, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently awarded a single-PI, research project grant (R01) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The R01 grant is one of the most sought after federal grants, and…

Posted: October 24, 2017

For most students, surviving the academic struggle that is engineering at Texas A&M University is enough of a challenge, but senior nuclear engineering student Jonah Haefner has never stopped challenging himself. A high-performing student and student leader, Haefner’s achievements have culmin…

Posted: October 19, 2017

Twenty-five students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University attended the 2017 ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing. The three-day event, held in Atlanta, Georgia Sept. 20-23, is dedicated to providing a space of collaboration for underg…

Posted: October 19, 2017

Michael Foss, immediate past president of Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE), and Dr. Natarajan Gautam, recipient of the Fellow Award from the IISE. Dr. Natarajan Gautam of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University received the Fellow Awa…

Posted: October 18, 2017

Cameron Cassidy, a senior in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, does not let his visual impairment slow him down as he pursues a degree in computer science. He uses several adaptive technologies to help him in class, such as a camera to help see text on …

Posted: October 18, 2017

Dr. Dilma Da Silva, department head, professor and holder of the Ford Motor Company Design Professorship II in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, served as co-chair of the 2017 Advanced Computing Systems Association (USENIX) annual technical conference (A…

Posted: October 18, 2017

Even astronauts have to do the laundry. Five seniors from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University are working together to develop clothes dryer technology to help astronauts save on clothes and supplies during future long-term missions. “The possibility that our dryer …

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