Quentin Baker, Class of ’78 graduate from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was recently recognized as a 2018 College of Engineering Outstanding Alumni Honor Award Recipient, an honor he said he was stunned and honored to receive.
After becoming captivated with the Texas A&M University at Galveston campus, William “Mick” Prouse decided to pursue a degree in ocean engineering, with a concentration in coastal studies. Prouse strives to raise the bar in both his academics and the field of ocean engineering.
A senior design capstone team in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University evaluated IBM Watson for use as the “brain-system” in an on-campus autonomous paratransit shuttle. This was the first time IBM partnered with a major university to explore the use of Watson’s services in alternative transportation mobility solutions.
Two students have recently received awards for their research and co-curricular activities. Scott Wilson, a former student in the Department of Biomedical engineering at Texas A&M University, received the Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research-Master’s, and Dr. Charles W. Peak, a doctoral student in biomedical engineering, received the Buck Weirus Spirit Award, both from the Association of Former Students (AFS). Both work in a laboratory in the department under assistant professor, Dr. Akhilesh Garharwar.
Held from April 11-14, the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) 2018 ASCE Texas-Mexico Student Symposium, hosted by the ASCE student chapter at Texas A&M University, invited students from 21 universities in both Mexico and Texas to participate in competitions, professional networking opportunities and learning activities.
James McElreath, an undergraduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named the international runner-up of the American Helicopter Society’s (AHS) prestigious 2018 Robert L. Lichten Award competition.
Hannah Stroud and Samuel Murley, undergraduate students in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, won the undergraduate student research poster portion of the University Technical Competition (UTC) hosted by the South Texas division of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Three students from the College of Engineering have been named Distinguished Graduate Students for 2018. They were among a group of 16 graduate students from Texas A&M University who are pursuing their master’s or doctoral degrees.