Twenty former students from the Texas A&M College of Architecture lead 14 companies in the 2016 Aggie 100, a list of the fastest-growing firms owned or led by Aggie graduates compiled annually for the Mays Business School’s Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship.
Arsalan Gharaveis, a Texas A&M architecture Ph.D. student, is investigating the impact of physician-nurse interactions on emergency room patient care with help from a $7,500 Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation Legacy Fellowship.
Small business owners and community leaders in Brownsville, Texas, identified their community’s economic strengths and weaknesses in a series of discussions hosted by Edna Ledesma, a Ph.D. Urban and Regional Sciences student.
Described as a “powerhouse” in Houston architecture, studioMET, a design/build firm led by former environmental design students Stephen Andrews and Shawn Gottschalk, earned 2016 Firm of the Year honors from Houston AIA.
A global network of design, product and construction leaders named Ming-Han Li, professor of landscape architecture, one of the 25 Most Admired Educators for 2016-17 and ranked Texas A&M’s landscape architecture programs among the nation’s elite.
New algorithms that dramatically shorten the time it takes to perform virtual building fire simulations developed by Chengde Wu, a Ph.D. architecture student at Texas A&M, can help architects make data-driven decisions to improve fire safety in their building designs.
The Texas A&M University System Regents honored Katie Turnbull, a member of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning faculty, for her research that has led to improvements in the U.S. transportation system.
For his many achievements as a healthcare facility designer and educator, Kirk Hamilton, professor of architecture, earned the Changemaker award from the Center for Health Design, a group of designers and healthcare professionals.
A graduate Texas A&M construction science student introduced a better technique for creating 3-D models of building interiors using a process known as photogrammetry, which employs software to render models from photographs.
Beginning in fall 2016, Dawn Jourdan, an experienced academic administrator, land use attorney and urban planning educator, will help lead the Texas A&M College of Architecture as the college’s executive associate dean.
Seven former students from the Texas A&M College of Architecture who have risen to the top of their respective fields while making significant public service contributions will be honored as outstanding alumni during a Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 banquet at Traditions Club in Bryan.
As a 2016-17 Montague-Center for Teaching Excellence Scholar, Felice House, assistant professor of visualization, will further sharpen her considerable teaching skills by traveling to two prestigious events for art educators next year.
A new planning tool developed by Rachel Prelog, a graduate urban planning student, helps transportation planners determine whether bicycle lanes enhance the mobility of residents who may not have ready access to automobiles.
Designs and master plans by Texas A&M landscape architecture students earned their makers most of the student awards presented at the 2016 American Society of Landscape Architects’ Texas Chapter convention.