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SENIOR DESIGN CONFERENCE

Friday May 3, 2019

9:30 am – 4:00pm

 

The 2019 Senior Design Conference will be held on Friday, May 3, 2019 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm in the Engineering Complex, McNeil and Gross Hall (For Campus Map Click here). The Senior Design Conference showcases student capstone projects in Architectural, Chemical, Civil, Environmental, Electrical, Mechanical, and Natural Gas Engineering. It also includes projects in Computer Science and Multidisciplinary projects. Over 320 seniors students working in 76 teams will present their work at the conference. 

There will be 9 parallel sessions. Each session will have a moderator and staff/PhD graduate student to ensure that the presentations are on schedule. There will be several judges to evaluate the oral presentation and the technical merits of the senior design project using a standard rubric. The scores assigned by judges will be used to select the best projects for cash awards.

Conference registration, the schedule, and other helpful information can be found at the links below.

Click a specific link below to view more information about the senior design projects and evaluation forms used by judges:

  1. Senior design conference and presentation schedule:Click here
  2. List of project abstracts: Click here
  3. List of senior design projects, student teams, and faculty mentors: Click here
  4. ABET form used by judges to evaluate the Oral Presentation: Click here
  5. ABET form used by judges to evaluate the Senior Design Technical Presentation:  Computer Science: Click here Engineering: Click here
  6. Instruction to Session Moderators: Click here

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2018 Javelina Engineering Hall of Fame Inductees

On Friday, October 26, the Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering inducted three new members into the Javelina Engineering Hall of Fame Ceremony. 

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Congratulations to Drs. Jones, Sinha and Bezares, for receiving an award from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) fora project,  entitled “Arroyo Colorado Watershed Protection Plan Implementation – Modeling and Maintenance Training of BMPs for Bacteria and Nutrient Uptake” in the amount of $167,244.

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Congratulations to Dr. Shah Alam and Dr. Larry Peel for receiving an award from the Department of Defense Research and Education Program for a research project,  entitled “Ballistic Impact on Composite Armor System” in the amount of $599,680.

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Congratulations to Drs. Yang, Verma and Zhou for receiving an award from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) for a project on "South Texas Navy Pathway" in the amount of $246,850.

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Congratulations to Dr. William Worek as the 2018 ASME Frank Kreith Energy Award recipient.  This is an international award that is presented only once a year.  We appreciate his and all our faculty’s hard work, and the recognition it brings our Mechanical and Industrial Engineering department. 

More information can be found at:

https://www.asme.org/about-asme/get-involved/honors-awards/achievement-awards/frank-kreith-energy-award

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"Best College Reviews" named Texas A&M University-Kingsville in Top 25 Online Master's degree in Industrial Engineering for 2018

The full article and a high-resolution badge can be found here:

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ACM Awarded Texas A&M University, Kingsville as a "Best Overall Organization" in Computer Science Program.

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CoE Graduate Students’ Research Poster Competition

April 17, 2018

At the Engineering Complex

Top 3 winners will be announced at the College of Engineering Awards Ceremony on May 17, 2018.

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COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

SENIOR DESIGN CONFERENCE

Friday May 4, 2018

9:30 am – 3:00pm

The 2018 Senior Design Conference will be held on Friday, May 4, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm in the Engineering Complex, McNeil and Gross Hall (For Campus Map Click here). The Senior Design Conference showcases student capstone projects in architectural, chemical, civil, environmental, electrical, mechanical, and natural gas engineering. It also includes projects in computer science and multidisciplinary projects. Over 230 seniors students working in 55 teams will present their work at the Conference. 

There will be 7 parallel sessions. Each session will have a moderator and staff/PhD graduate student to ensure that the presentations are on schedule. There will be several judges to evaluate the oral presentation and the technical merits of the senior design project using a standard rubric. The scores assigned by judges will be used to select the best projects for cash awards.

Due to the current budget situation, there will be no poster competition. However, if students wish to prepare a poster or demo please contact Austin McCoy at kujam009@tamuk.edu

Conference registration, the schedule, and other helpful information can be found at the links below.

Registration link: 

https://moneyconnect.tamuk.edu/C20209_ustores/web/classic/store_main.jsp?STOREID=75&SINGLESTORE=true 

Click a specific link below to view more information about the senior design projects and evaluation forms used by judges:

1.   Senior design conference and presentation schedule: Click here

2.   List of project abstracts: Click here

3.   List of senior design projects, student teams, faculty mentors, and senior design instructors: Click here

4.   ABET form used by judges to evaluate the Oral Presentation: Click here

5.   ABET form used by judges to evaluate the Senior Design Technical Presentation:

      Computer Science: Click here Engineering: Click here

6.   Instruction to Session Moderators: Click here

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Texas A&M-Kingsville named 17th best master's degree in electrical engineering

KINGSVILLE - March 23, 2018

Contact: Julie Navejar
Email: julie.navejar@tamuk.edu
or Phone: 361-593-2590

Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s electrical engineering graduate program has been ranked 17th in the nation according to CollegeChoice.net.

The program at Javelina Nation is only one of two from the state of Texas included in the 35-school list with Texas Tech University coming in at 23rd. The top three programs in the nation are at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University and Cornell University.

The staff at CollegeChoice.net looked at factors including reputation, student retention, graduates’ salaries and tuition rates when making their ranking decisions. They got their figures and information from university and college websites, PayScale and nationally recognizedU.S. News and World Report and The National Center for Education Statistics.

The ranking can be found at https://www.collegechoice.net/rankings/best-masters-in-electrical-engineering-degrees/

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Congratulations Dr. Kim Jones, University Regents Professor, for receiving an external grant for a project on “South Padre Island dune vegetation repository and revegetation of reconstructed dunes at Isla Blanca Park, Cameron County, Texas”, in the amount of $210,000.

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Congratulations to Rajendra Pandey, graduate student (MS EE) for receiving an outstanding presentation award with $100 monetary reward in a renewable energy system session at 2018 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference held in San Antonio (March 4-8, 2018). This conference is the world largest conference (>4,500 attendances) in power electronics and industry application societies.

The title of the paper he presented is  "An outlier mining-based real-time fault diagnosis for lithium-ion batteries using a low-priced microcontroller". This work was supported by Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute in South Korea. Read More>>

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Congratulations to Ms. Itohan Cathrine Agbonkina, an undergraduate Natural Gas major and a member of the National Society of Black Engineers. She attended the Region 5 Fall Regional Conference in Dallas, TX October 25-29, 2018 and secured 1st place in the Technical Research Exhibition and also she will be traveling to Michigan next year to represent the university and zone 5 at the National Conference.

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2018 Professor of the Year ballots are out now!!

 

Attached is the ballot.  Complete it and bring it to the JESSC-Engineering Complex Room 114 so we can mark off your name.  Please only circle one name on the ballot.  Voting will close on April 23, by 5 pm.  Voting will also be held at locations around the Engineering Complex and Gross Hall.  Also, voting can be done at the JESSC during regular business hours. Download

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Congratulations to Dr. Tusher Sinha, Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering, for receiving a research grant from the National Science Foundation for a project on “Collaborative Research: Design and control coordinated green and gray water infrastructure” in the amount of $625K in September 2017.

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CoE is offering a new NRC Nuclear Engineering Doctoral Fellowship, click here for more details.

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Dr. Mohammad Alam, Professor, and Dean, presented a keynote address on “Optical Pattern Recognition” at the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Nuevo León, México, on May 30, 2017, as a Fellows Travelling Lecturer of the Optical Society of America.

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Texas A&M University Kingsville joins with the Elk’s for Summer 2017 Youth STEM Camp on June 27-29. We are happy to announce that the camp is full and registration is closed now. For more information, call 361-593-2000. 

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Future Engineers of South Texas (FEST) Summer Camp Applications Available!The College of Engineering will host a Future Engineers of South Texas (FEST) summer camp for students entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grade in Fall 2017.  Applications (click here for pdf) are now available and are due May 26, 2017.  FEST will cost $125 for participants.  A limited number of participant scholarships are available thanks to a $3000 grant from the Coastal Bend Community Foundation’s “Kids Go To Camp!” program.  For more information, please contact Austin McCoy (361-593-2799;austin.mccoy@tamuk.edu).

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April 13, 2017, the Engineering Graduate Poster Competition took place at the College of Engineering.  Over 30 posters were displayed in the competition by our graduate students presenting parts of their excellent research projects. 

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Dr. Mohammad S. Alam, Dean of the College of Engineering, served as the Conference Chair for the SPIE Conference on Pattern Recognition and Tracking XXVIII, which was held in Anaheim, California during April 9-13, 2017.

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CoE is offering a new NRC Nuclear Engineering Doctoral Fellowship, click here for more details.

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Dr. Mohammad Alam, Professor and Dean, presented a keynote address on “Optical Pattern Recognition” at the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Nuevo León, México, on March 30, 2017 as a Fellows Travelling Lecturer of the Optical Society of America.

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Texas A&M University Kingsville joins with the Elk’s for Summer 2017 Youth STEM Camp on June 27-29. We are happy to announce that the camp is full and registration is closed now. For more information, call 361-593-2000. 

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Future Engineers of South Texas (FEST) Summer Camp Applications Available!The College of Engineering will host a Future Engineers of South Texas (FEST) summer camp for students entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grade in Fall 2017.  Applications (click here for pdf) are now available and are due May 26, 2017.  FEST will cost $125 for participants.  A limited number of participant scholarships are available thanks to a $3000 grant from the Coastal Bend Community Foundation’s “Kids Go To Camp!” program.  For more information, please contact Austin McCoy (361-593-2799;austin.mccoy@tamuk.edu).

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April 13, 2017, the Engineering Graduate Poster Competition took place at the College of Engineering.  Over 30 posters were displayed in the competition by our graduate students presenting parts of their excellent research projects. 

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Dr. Mohammad S. Alam, Dean of the College of Engineering, served as the Conference Chair for the SPIE Conference on Pattern Recognition and Tracking XXVIII, which was held in Anaheim, California during April 9-13, 2017.

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ATTN: Pre-Advising for Continuing Undergraduate Students:

Pre-advising is the first step in the Summer/Fall pre-registration process for continuing College of Engineering undergraduate students.  New students (starting at TAMUK May 2017 or later) and 2017 graduates (May, August, or December) do not need to be pre-advised.  For a list of pre-advising session times, please click here for power point. For a copy of the presentation or to complete the pre-advising worksheet in lieu of attending a pre-advising session, please click here.

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Congratulations to our ANS Student Section for securing the highest recruitment percentage in the 2017 ANS Student Member-Get-A-Member campaign nationally! As well, Abdullah Weiss, TAMUK ANS President, won the top individual recruiter of ANS Student Members overall! Please take a look at the awards letter here.

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Congratulations to our Eta Kappa Nu Honor Society Zeta Beta Chapter for winning the 2015-2016 Outstanding Chapter Award. This award is presented to IEEE-HKN chapters in recognition of excellence in their chapter administration and programs.Special thanks to Dr. Muhittin Yilmaz, for doing an excellent job as the EECS-HKN faculty advisor.

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TSPE Names TAMUK civil engineering senior James (Bryce) Martin the 2017 Student Engineer of the Year. For more information, please click here for pdf.

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The Wireless Internet zones "javNET3" have been upgraded in all engineering buildings. Enjoy it! The College of Engineering always brings the best services to its students ensuring their success. For more information, please click here.

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TAMUK College of Engineering is ranked #2 among small schools awarding the MS in Engineering. For more information, please click here for pdf.

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Prof. Stephan J. Nix was the Commencement Speaker for the year 2016.  Please find his biographical sketch here pdf.

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Prof. Alam presented a Keynote Address on “Imaging Based Biometric and Early Stage Cancer Detection” at the 2016 International Conference on Medical Engineering, Health Informatics and Technology (MediTec 2016), which was held during December 17-18, 2016. For more information, please click here. 

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Prof. Alam presented a Keynote Address on “Ultrafast Optical Processing Based Biometric Recognition” at Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey on December 14, 2016 as a Fellow Traveling Lecturer of the Optical Society of America.

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Prof. Alam chaired the Plenary Session of the 19th International Conference on Computers and Information Security (ICCIT 2016). Dr. Alam is also organizing and chairing a Panel on Cyber Security and serving as a General Chair for ICCIT 2016. For more information, please click here.

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Nov. 19, 2016 – Dr. Lucy Camacho invited speaker for Macromolecules Innovation Institute Seminar Series at Virginia Tech, presents her research work on “Progress in Membrance Desalination Technology for Water-Food-Energy-Systems (FEWS).” For more information, please click here for pdf.

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Nov. 16, 2016 - Competition winning students tried to break their timber bridge. It withstood a load of 2,475 lbs., without catastrophic failure. The bridge was supposed to be built to be able to hold 500 lbs. For more information, please click here

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Nov. 15, 2016 - Dr. Kim Jones named Regents Professor by Texas A&M System Board of Regents. For more information, please click here for pdf.

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Nov. 14, 2016 - Congratulations to the TAMUK Dotterweich Engineers for winning 2nd place at the Fall 2016 TSGC Design Challenge Teams. For more information, please click here.

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Prof. William Worek presented a Keynote Address on "Energy Conversion and Desiccant System" for his abstract "New Desiccant Air-conditioning System Designs Incorporating Innovative Evaporative Coolers," at the 4th International Symposium on Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems (IMPRES 2016) which was held on October 23-26, 2016 in Sicily, Italy. For more information, please click here.

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Javelina civil and architectural engineering students took 1st Place in an International Competition. For more information, please click here.