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Dr. Laszlo Kish, professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the title of Doctor Honoris Causafrom Uppsala University (Sweden), which is considered an honor of great distinction. Kish directs the Fluctuation and Noise Exploitation Laboratory in …


Dr. Kamran Entesari, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Entesari received his award for his proposal, "Ve…


Cadet Shahrum Iqbal, a junior in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been chosen to help lead the university's Corps of Cadets. As deputy corps commander for operations, Iqbal will assist in leadership of the Corps and serve as commander when com…


Dr. Alfred F. "Fred" and Rebecca Brem are keeping Texas A&M University in mind while they plan for their own futures. The couple from Punta Gorda, Fla., recently announced scholarships for electrical and computer engineering and nuclear engineering students through an Individual Retirement Acco…


Dr. G. Kemble Bennett, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed two aerospace engineering faculty members - Dr. Amine Benzerga and Dr. Adonios Karpetis - holders of the Edward "Pete" Aldridge Jr. '60 Career Development Professorships. The Aldridge Career Development Professorships a…


Mahmoud El-Halwagi, professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been appointed national chair for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Computing and Systems Technology (CAST) Division as well as an academic trustee for the Compu…


Regents Professor M. Sam Mannan, holder of the Mike O'Connor Chair I in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, will deliver a keynote address at the inaugural Process Control & Instrumentation (PC&I) conference, sponsored by Hydrocarbon Processing.…


Dr. Xi Zhang, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to be a Distinguished Lecturer for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Communications Society (ComSoc). The Distinguished Lecturer Pro…


Dr. Daniel Shantz, associate professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected to serve as a director of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Catalysis and Reaction Engineering division. Shantz, who also is associate h…


Dr. Katy Kao, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). As a recipient of the prestigious award, Kao will receive $5…


A group of students from the Department of Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University took first place Jan. 26 in the Texas Energy Primer Challenge sponsored by Power Across Texas in Austin. Ojay Anyaeji (left), Samantha Castillo (center) and Amulaya Karavadi (right) celebrate after winni…


It's the story of a successful merger that continues to benefit Texas A&M University, most recently with a $2 million "dividend" for a faculty chair in industrial and systems engineering. The merger harks back to 1963 when a Texas Aggie wed a University of Texas coed. To this day, W.M. "Mike" B…


Dr. Arun Majumdar, director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E), and Dr. John Kessler, associate professor and chemical oceanographer at Texas A&M University, will be the keynote speakers at "Energy Forum 2011: Energy Security and Sustainability - Global Challenges." The …


Texas A&M University's Dwight Look College of Engineering and the College of Science is hosting more than 100 teachers today (Jan. 28) for the 2011 Teacher Summit, focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The STEM program was created to address the growing concern th…


The Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering will host its Annual Student Paper Contest Saturday (Jan. 29) on campus. This year, 410 juniors, seniors and graduate students in petroleum engineering will give technical presentations before panels of industry judges. This in-house event origi…