October 27, 2016

College of engineering honors outstanding seniors

The Texas A&M University College of Engineering honored five students with its Craig C. Brown Outstanding Senior Engineering Award during a banquet Oct. 6 at the Memorial Student Center on the Texas A&M campus. The Craig C. Brown Outstanding Senior Engineering Award is the most prestigious honor bestowed upon a graduating senior in the college of engineering. The award is based on outstanding scholastic achievement, leadership and character. Pictured from left to right: Adam Kellen, Adam Navara, Courtney Walker, Craig C. Brown, Adam Springer and Benjamin Jack. More

Valero contributes $ 1.5 million for high bay laboratory

Valero contributes $ 1.5 million for high bay laboratory

Valero Energy Corp., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in San Antonio, has given $ 1.5 million through the Texas A&M Foundation to support the construction of the Zachry Engineering Education Complex (EEC). To recognize the company for its generosity, the Texas A&M University College of Engineering will name a laboratory within the complex the Valero High Bay Lab. More

Hammond receives NSF grant to support anti-cyberbullying project

Hammond receives NSF grant to support anti-cyberbullying project

Dr. Tracy Hammond, professor and director of the Sketch Recognition Lab in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the Information and Intelligent Systems’ EAGER grant from the National Science Foundation, which was given in support of the social media platform, KidGab, a social network developed by Dr. Stephanie Valentine, with support from Hammond. More

Reed inducted into Academy of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering Excellence

Reed inducted into Academy of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering Excellence

Dr. Helen Reed, professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, was inducted into the inaugural class of the Academy of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering Excellence at her alma mater Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Of the 34 inaugural inductees, Reed was the only female. More

Zou to be featured in IISE’s "Industrial and Systems Engineer" magazine

Zou to be featured in IISE’s "Industrial and Systems Engineer" magazine

Dr. Na Zou, instructional assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, will be featured in the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineer’s (IISE) Industrial and Systems Engineer magazine. Her article is titled “Modeling and Change Detection of Dynamic Network Data by a Network State Space Model.” More

Han’s research featured on cover of "Biotechnology and Bioengineering"

Han’s research featured on cover of "Biotechnology and Bioengineering"

A team led by Dr. Arum Han, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently had its paper on droplet microfluidics-based systems for algal biofuel development featured on the cover of the journal Biotechnology and Bioengineering. Han is an expert in microfluidic lab-on-a-chip technologies. More

Teens in the Driver Seat® launches teen driver app to curb distracted driving among teen drivers

Teens in the Driver Seat® launches teen driver app to curb distracted driving among teen drivers

As part of National Teen Driver Safety Week (Oct. 16-22), teen advocates of Teens in the Driver Seat® (TDS) and program staff launched Teen Driver, a new smartphone app created by MobiSoft Infotech, LLC. The launch highlighted the app’s functionality, as well as TDS’s 15-year record of making driving safer for teens across the United States. More

Clark participates in Texas A&M University's BUILD

Clark participates in Texas A&M University's BUILD

Annie Clark, a senior in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, is passionate about service and giving back. Clark has served as a student supervisor and a member of the marketing command team for BUILD, a student-led organization aimed at unifying the student body through a physically uniting effort. More

Roady on winning student team at HFES usability design competition

Roady on winning student team at HFES usability design competition

Trey Roady, Ph.D. student in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, was on the winning team of the UX Guerilla Design Challenge at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society's (HFES) annual meeting. Roady's team also received the audience choice award for Best Presentation. More