M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Richard Miles, Dr. Thomas Overbye and Dr. Zhijian “ZJ” Pei Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Distinguished Research Professors. Pei’s appointment was effective Aug. 27, 2016, Overbye’s was effective Jan. 1 and Miles’s was effective Feb. 15.
A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) has partnered with higher education institutions from across the southern United States to form the Transportation Consortium of South-Central States (Tran- SET), a research consortium funded by the Department of Transportation (DOT).
Dr. Michael Bittner and Dr. Aniruddha Datta, both from the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES)-AgriLife Center for Bioinformatics and Genomic Systems Engineering (CBGSE) and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, have received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will allow them to explore the use of system theoretic approaches to carry out cancer drug identification.
Dr. Costas Georghiades, associate dean for research and Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) associate agency director for strategic initiatives and centers, has been appointed Texas A&M University’s new senior associate vice president for research. His appointment is effective April 1.
Dr. Xiaoning Qian, a researcher with the TEES-AgriLife Center for Bioinformatics and Genomic Systems Engineering (CBGSE), was recently awarded the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation.
TEES researchers and Texas A&M faculty organized and hosted the High Voltage DC Colloquium in San Francisco, which brought together more than 230 engineers from 28 countries to discuss the latest technologies and future practice of high voltage direct current transmission of electric power.