TEES

College of Engineering honors faculty at annual investiture ceremony

April 5, 2018
| By: Aubrey Bloom

DisnguishedalumniawardsEighteen outstanding faculty members from the Texas A&M University College of Engineering received one of the highest honors in academia at the investiture ceremony held Tuesday, March 27. 

The faculty members who were awarded the designation of a chair or professorship were invested during the ceremony and presented with bronze medallions. The medallions are engraved with the name of their chair or professorship, and symbolize the honorees’ commitment to teaching, research and service.

The 2018 recipients include:

Mark A. Barteau 
Halliburton Chair in Engineering
Chemical Engineering

Gerard L. Coté
James J. Cain Professor I in Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering

Yossef Elabd
Joe M. Nesbitt Professor in Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering

Melissa A. Grunlan
Charles H. and Bettye Barclay Professor in Engineering
Biomedical Engineering

M. Cynthia Hipwell
TEES Distinguished Research Professor
Mechanical Engineering

James E. Hubbard
TEES Distinguished Research Professor
Mechanical Engineering

Moo-Hyun Kim
TEES Research Professor
Ocean Engineering

Mark A. Lawley
Sugar and Mike Barnes Department Head Chair in Industrial and Systems Engineering

W. John Lee
Kelly L. ‘87 and William D. ‘87 Von Gonten, Jr. DVG Chair in Petroleum Engineering
Petroleum Engineering

Hong “Helen” Liang
Oscar S. Wyatt, Jr. Professor
Mechanical Engineering

M. Sam Mannan
TEES Distinguished Research Professor
Chemical Engineering

Daniel A. McAdams
Robert H. Fletcher Professor in Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Michael McShane
James J. Cain Professor II in Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering

George J. Moridis
George and Joan Voneiff Professor in Unconventional Resources
Petroleum Engineering

Nobuo Morita
Michael and Heidi Gatens Professor in Unconventional Resources
Petroleum Engineering

Anastasia H. Muliana
G. Paul Pepper ’54 Professor in Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Marc Perlin
W.H. Bauer Professor in Dredging Engineering
Ocean Engineering

J. Alex Thomasson
Endowed Chair in Cotton Engineering, Ginning and Mechanization
Biological and Agricultural Engineering

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