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BiSSL Ph.D. Student Hadear Hassan Awarded 2023 Association of Former Students Distinguished Graduate Student Award
Hadear has been awarded the 2023 Association of Former Students Distinguished Graduate Student Award for teaching!
Each year they select a group of graduate students to receive the Association of Former Students Distinguished Graduate Student Awards in one of two categories: Excellence in Research-Doctoral and Excellence in Teaching-Master’s and Doctoral. Student nominations arrive from faculty advisors or departments, and nomination represents a true honor and accomplishment, due to strenuous eligibility requirements. A panel of reviewers including faculty and administrators chooses award recipients.
“The Distinguished Graduate Student Awards recognize the top tier of Texas A&M’s graduate students for exemplifying our core values in classrooms and laboratories. These awards have been presented annually since 1965 thanks to generous gifts to The Association of Former Students’ Annual Fund,” said Porter S. Garner III ’79, President and CEO of The Association of Former Students. “We are pleased to be able to honor these exceptional Aggies for their important contributions to Texas A&M’s world-class teaching and cutting-edge research.”
BiSSL 2021 Paper is Wiley’s Top Downloaded Article
It’s great to see Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC) work in collaboration with Drs. Abheek Chatterjee, Ph.D. and Richard Malak on bio-inspired systems/systems of systems design for resilience getting some attention via INCOSE!
You can check out the paper online: “Ecology-inspired resilient and affordable system of systems using degree of system order” https://lnkd.in/e6rKq-5Z
Dr. Layton Awarded the College of Engineering Excellence Award for Teaching
BiSSL head Dr. Astrid Layton was chosen as a recipient of the Texas A&M University College of Engineering Excellence Award for Teaching! It was truly an honor to receive this award at the Engineering Faculty Awards Banquet last week in front of so many friends and colleagues. The award is meant to recognize excellence in teaching amongst engineering faculty and required letters of recommendation from current and former students.
Teaching our students in the J. Mike Walker ’66 Department of Mechanical Engineering is such a fun and rewarding experience, we truly do have some of the best mechanical engineering students around!
BiSSL PhD Student Abheek Chatterjee becomes a 2022 Texas A&M College of Engineering Teaching Fellow
Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Abheek Chatterjee for being selected by the College of Engineering as a Teaching Fellow for the Fall 2022 term!
BiSSL Ph.D. Student Hadear Hassan Awarded a J. Mike Walker ’66 Graduate Student Fellowship for Fall 2022.
Congratulations to Ph.D. student Hadear Hassan for being awarded a J. Mike Walker ’66 Department of Mechanical Engineering Graduate Fellowship for Fall 2022 in recognition of her great research!
BiSSL Ph.D. Student Abheek Chatterjee Becomes a 2022/23 Texas A&M Energy Institute Fellow!
Texas A&M Energy Institute Graduate Fellowships recognize outstanding energy research work performed by Ph.D. students under the supervision of Affiliated Faculty Members of the Texas A&M Energy Institute. The fellowships are $5,000 each, with a term of September through May.
BiSSL Ph.D. Student Abheek Chatterjee Awarded the 2022 “J. Mike Walker ’66 Graduate Student Teaching Award”
A huge congratulations to Ph.D. student Abheek Chatterjee for being awarded the 2022 Graduate Student Teaching Award from the Mechanical Engineering Department. Based on several nominations, the department will present Abheek with the award at the spring Faculty and Staff award celebration.
Systems Engineering Research Center – Doctoral Students Forum
The BiSSL group is very proud of our own Ph.D. student Abheek Chatterjee, who was one of a select few graduate students chosen to present their doctoral research at the SERC Annual Sponsor Research Review’s Doctoral Student Forum. His presentation is titled “Ecology-Inspired Design of Resilient and Affordable System of Systems.”
Three BiSSL Graduate Students Awarded Graduate Fellowships for Fall 2021!
Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Abheek Chatterjee, Ph.D. student Samuel Blair, and MS student Garrett Hairston for being awarded J. Mike Walker ’66 Department of Mechanical Engineering Graduate Fellowships for Fall 2021 in recognition of the great research they’ve been doing as graduate students!