After years of serving underrepresented communities across Texas, Texas A&M doctoral student Robyn Douglas ’25 seeks to inspire change as a Ford Foundation Fellow dedicated to helping the next generation of scientists, regardless of circumstances or background.…Read More→ The post Psychology Doctoral Student Robyn Douglas Named Ford Foundation Fellow appeared first on the The College of Arts and Sciences News page.
Two College of Arts and Sciences seniors — Emily Orr ’23 and Grace Vaughn ’23 — are among the three recipients of the 2023 Trustees’ Outstanding Student Award.…Read More→ The post Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees Honors Three Outstanding Seniors appeared first on the The College of Arts and Sciences News page.
Five College of Arts and Sciences faculty and staff are among the university’s 25 recipients of the 2023 Distinguished Achievement Award recognizing exemplary efforts in a variety of categories crucial to campus-wide excellence.…Read More→ The post Five ArtSci Faculty & Staff Honored With 2023 Distinguished Achievement Awards appeared first on the The College of Arts and Sciences News page.
Texas A&M astronomer Nick Suntzeff is one of 22 American Astronomical Society members honored for enhancing and sharing humanity’s scientific understanding of the universe through personal achievement and extraordinary service to the astronomical sciences and to the AAS.…Read More→ The post Suntzeff Elected As 2023 American Astronomical Society Fellow appeared first on the The College of Arts and Sciences News page.
Senior Grace Vaughn ’23 credits Texas A&M University with cultivating her passion for selfless service, a tradition she plans to continue to honor in the professional world.…Read More→ The post Grace Vaughn ’23: A Cadet’s Mission For Selfless Service appeared first on the The College of Arts and Sciences News page.
Texas A&M physicist Olga Kocharovskaya has been selected to receive the 2023 APS Ramsey Prize, awarded annually to recognize outstanding contributions to atomic, molecular and optical physics as well as precision tests of fundamental laws and symmetries.
Five Texas A&M Science faculty recently have been appointed to endowed chairs and professorships in the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, and Physics and Astronomy in recognition of their accomplishments and international scholarly excellence.
Dr. Robert C. Kennicutt Jr., a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Texas A&M University, has been appointed as a University Distinguished Professor. Kennicutt, who also serves as executive director of Texas A&M’s George P. and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics and Astronomy, is a globally renowned expert in observational […]
Two Texas A&M University faculty members — mathematician Dr. Peter Kuchment and astronomer Dr. Casey Papovich — have been elected as 2021 Fellows of the American Physical Society (APS), the world’s largest organization of physicists. Each year, no more than one-half of 1 percent of the organization’s current membership is selected by their peers for inclusion […]
Dr. Vladislav Yakovlev, professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the 2021 Harold E. Edgerton Award in High-Speed Optics from the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE). “It is a major award by a large photonics society, and I am extremely fortunate to be recognized by this award,” Yakovlev […]
Dr. Edward S. Fry, distinguished professor of physics and astronomy at Texas A&M University, has been selected to receive The Oceanography Society’s 2020 Nils Gunnar Jerlov Award. The Jerlov Award, named for ocean optics research pioneer Nils Gunnar Jerlov and funded by NASA and the U.S. Office of Naval Research, is bestowed every two years to […]
Dr. Bhaskar Dutta, professor of physics and astronomy at Texas A&M University and director of the George P. and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics and Astronomy, has been elected as a 2020 Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS), the world’s largest organization of physicists. No more than one-half of 1 percent of […]
Dr. R. Bowen Loftin ’71 Dr. R. Bowen Loftin ’71 of Bryan, Texas, is one of 12 Aggies selected by Texas A&M University and The Association of Former Students to receive the 2020 Distinguished Alumnus Award. Loftin, who served as the 24th president of Texas A&M University (2010-14) as well as vice president and chief […]
Guang Yang who recently completed his doctoral degree in the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics has been recognized for outstanding scientific achievements by the International Astronomical Union. Guang Yang was selected to receive the 2019 IAU PhD Prize in the High Energy Phenomena and Fundamental Physics division. Yang will be presented with a certificate at the 2021 […]
Dr. Ralf Rapp Dr. Ralf Rapp, professor of physics and astronomy and a member of the Cyclotron Institute at Texas A&M University, is one of four campus faculty named to the 2020 class of University Professorship holders announced Wednesday (June 10) by Texas A&M Provost and Executive Vice President Dr. Carol A. Fierke. Established in […]
Three College of Science staff members have been honored by Texas A&M University and The Association of Former Students with the 2020 President’s Meritorious Service Award, Texas A&M’s highest recognition for staff. Sherree Kessler ’99 Sherree D. Kessler ’99, academic advisor IV in the Department of Physics and Astronomy; McKensie Le Fevre ’14, software applications […]
Texas A&M University and The Association of Former Students have selected 24 outstanding members of the university’s faculty and staff to be honored with 2020 Distinguished Achievement Awards. The university-level Distinguished Achievement Awards were first presented in 1955 and have since been awarded to more than 1,000 professionals who have exhibited the highest standards of […]
We are pleased to announce two new recipients and co-holders of the Mitchell/Heep/Munnerlyn Career Enhancement Chair. This chair has a long history of excellent holders, starting with Dr. Lifan Wang. Once a faculty member is tenured, he or she must give up the chair or pass the torch, so to speak, to another untenured faculty […]