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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.


This post originally appeared on the Texas A&M Energy Institute Website The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), a global professional membership organization for chemical, biochemical and process engineers and other professionals involved in the chemical, process and bioprocess indust…


Hyosung An, Ph.D. candidate in The Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, won the award for the best oral presentation in the Energy Storage Technologies category at the Inaugural Texas A&M Conference on Energy, the brainchild of late Christodoulos A. Floudas.


Dr. Christodoulos A. “Chris” Floudas, director of the Texas A&M Energy Institute, passed away Sunday (Aug. 14) while on vacation with his family in Greece. Floudas, the Erle Nye '59 Chair Professor for Engineering Excellence in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&…


This article was originally published on the Texas A&M Energy Institute Website The Texas A&M Energy Institute is joining eight universities to participate in a new six-year, $20 million project awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). Title…


Dr. Stratos Pistikopoulos, associate director of the Texas A&M Energy Institute and TEES Distinguished Research Professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named editor-in-chief of the journal Computers & Chemical Engineering. Com…


Several graduate students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University received a Best Project Poster award at the Power System Engineering Research Center (PSERC) Industry Advisory Board meeting. Tamara Becejac, Payman Dehghanian, Ahad Esmaeilian, Cheng Qian …


Texas A&M University has established two new interdisciplinary graduate programs in energy: the Master of Science in Energy and the Certificate in Energy. The Master of Science in Energy and the Certificate in Energy are designed to introduce students and professionals to a broad spectrum of imp…


Hangtian Lei, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, won the Best Poster Award at the Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC) Industry Advisory Board Meeting. Lei (left), whose advisor is Dr. Chanan Singh (right), won for h…


To discuss challenges in evaluating smart grid solutions including metrics, testing, certification, modeling and simulation, and testbeds, the third Smart Grid Workshop organized by the Smart Grid Center (SGC) was held on April 21. The workshop included invited talks by Kenneth Mercado (senior v…


The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Smart Grid center (SGC) will host the third Smart Grid Workshop at the Memorial Student Center at Texas A&M University on April 21, 2015. The previous workshops were attended by more than 150 professionals, faculty and students, as well as …


The IEEE Power and Energy Society Scholarship Plus Scholar Award was presented to Texas A&M University undergraduates, Brian Pabst, Benjamin Jack and Lindsey Miller, all majoring in electrical engineering.  These students are recognized for their high GPAs with distinct extracurricular activiti…


Dr. B. Don Russell, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named a Distinguished Member by the Council of Large Electric Power Systems (CIGRE). The award was presented in Washington, D.C. at the annual meeting of the United States Com…


A proposal submitted by Dr. Mladen Kezunovic was selected for seed grant funding from the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) for two years. Kezunovic, the Eugene E. Webb Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received the award for his proposal, "Energy…


The final 2014-2015 Energy Institute Fellowships were recently announced, a selection of 10 students out of over 60 applications from 20 departments and several colleges, including the Texas A&M School of Law.  Among those 10 was Bradley Beeny of the Department of Nuclear Engineering, for his r…