A&M System regents name Peddicord TEES director
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - The Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System appointed Dr. Lee Peddicord director of the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) at its July 27 meeting in College Station. As TEES director, Peddicord will manage the 852-employee agency, a partnership of institutions, industries and communities working to strengthen engineering research and development across the state. He also is leading the development and implementation of a new Nuclear Power Institute. He most recently served as vice chancellor for research and federal relations for the A&M System. He formerly headed the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, where he is a longtime professor. Dr. G. Kemble Bennett will continue as vice chancellor and dean of engineering, providing oversight of TEES, the Texas Transportation Institute, the Texas Engineering Extension Service and the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M.