The Engineering Genesis Award for Multidisciplinary Research was presented to four Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) researchers and their research teams during the TEES External Advisory Board meeting November 18.
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&M University, was a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a Texas A&M University Institute for Advanced Study (TIAS) Fellow and Eminent Scholar, an American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Fellow, a Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Fellow, a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors and Corresponding Member of the Academy of Athens.
With more devices connected to the internet, homes have become smarter. It’s possible for a refrigerator to send shopping reminders, and to control the lights or thermostat while away from home. But as the things around us become smarter, there is a growing need to ensure that they also become safer.
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. Ben Zoghi, assistant agency director for corporate relations for the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station and the Victor H. Thompson Professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, has been appointed editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Automated Identification Technology (IJAIT).
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.
Navigating the challenging path from research lab to marketplace was the topic of a deep-dive experiential learning workshop during the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s (TEES) first Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Boot Camp, hosted by the TEES Office of Commercialization and Entrepreneurship (C&E).