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Dr. Cynthia Hipwell has been named one of the beneficiaries of Texas Governor Greg Abbot’s 2017-18 Governor’s University Research Initiative (GURI), a program aimed at bringing the best and brightest researchers in the world to Texas. Hipwell, a National Academy of Engineering (NAE) member, joined …


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, was named interim deputy director of the Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS). TAMIDS will foste…


Fusion is the process that powers the sun, harnessing it on Earth would provide unlimited clean energy. However, researchers say that constructing a fusion power plant has proven to be a daunting task, in no small part because there have been no materials that could survive the grueling conditions f…


Faculty members, students and a former student of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University were among those awarded at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Annual Reception and Banquet in San Antonio, Texas on Oct. 10.


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…


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…


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 in the Colombian Energy Regulatory Commission from 1998-2000. He then served as a member of the faculty at the…


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…


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…


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University welcomes seven new faculty members to the department. Dr. Theodora Chaspari, assistant professor, received her diploma in electrical and computer engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, and …


Dr. Xudong Zhang has joined the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University as professor and holder of the Liollio Family Faculty Fellowship. Zhang will serve as the senior convener of the Health and Human Systems Engineering Group. He also holds a joint faculty appo…


Dr. Tony McDonald has joined the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University as an assistant professor. “I am excited to start my academic career in such an outstanding department, and I look forward to the opportunity to collaborate with my distinguished colleagues…


Industry innovator and National Academy of Engineering member Dr. M. Cynthia Hipwell has joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University as a Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Distinguished Research Professor. Hipwell worked 21 years as a technology and…


Six new faculty members have joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University this semester. The new faculty members include an associate professor, a professor of practice and four assistant professors with research specializations in areas such as data stor…


Numerous faculty members have been appointed new endowed positions in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University. Dr. Hong Liang has been appointed the Oscar S. Wyatt Jr. Professor. The Texas A&M professor received her doctoral degree from the Stevens Institute of Tech…