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PVAMU students in STEM and Business wins $25,000 in the HBCU Battle of the Brains competition in Austin 2019

The collaborative efforts of the College of Engineering and College of Business students resulted in conquering well-known HBCUs rivalries in the competition PVAMU’s team of five students Oluseun John, Uchechukwu Uboh and Seif Hediyafrom from the College of Engineering and Dannick Boyogueno, Amber Diehl, from the College of Business, reigned as victors. The event’s mission is [...]

College of Engineering Receives State-of-the-Art Equipment from IBM

IBM researchers install donated servers in the Deep Learning Lab of the Roy G. Perry College of Engineering. IBM donated and installed two POWER8 and FPGA servers in the Deep Learning Lab of the CREDIT center in the Roy G. Perry College of Engineering at Prairie View A&M University. The advanced POWER8 server facilitates big data [...]

Alumni Use Decades of Industry Experience to Teach Younger Generations

Two Prairie View A&M University alumni are making an impact in PVAMU’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Horace St. Julian (’71) and Vewiser “VJ” Turner (’80) are instructors who came out of retirement to teach. St. Julian has over four decades of experience from working at companies like AT&T, IBM, Cooper Industries, and Raytheon. [...]

PVAMU Professor Receives A&M System’s Regents Professor Award

Dr. Lijun Qian, AT&T Endowed Professor in Prairie View A&M University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received The Texas A&M University System’s Regents Professor Award. Along with Qian, the Board of Regents designated 14 other faculty members and seven agency service, extension or research professionals within the A&M System as Regents Professors and Regents [...]

Computer Science Major Wins in 24-hour Hackathon

Chloe Johnson, a sophomore computer science major in Prairie View A&M University’s College of Engineering, won first place in the IBM HBCU Hackathon in Raleigh, North Carolina. She signed up to compete on behalf of PVAMU’s COE, and her team finished first out of 17 teams at the event on November 27. Johnson’s group came [...]

Students Win Big at 15th Annual TAMUS Research Symposium

Nine Prairie View A&M University students took home awards at the Texas A&M University System’s Pathways Student Research Symposium, which was held November 1-2 at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas. Graduate deans from each member institution host the annual event. “Prairie View A&M University students have consistently presented competitive and intriguing research during [...]

Interdisciplinary Team from PVAMU, TSU Receives $1 Million NSF Award

Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) and Texas Southern University (TSU) are collaborators on a nearly $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The project is called Excellence in Research: Collaborative Research: Strengthen the Foundation of Big Data Analytics via Interdisciplinary Research among HBCUs. “Our teams have joined forces to enhance the research capabilities [...]

PVAMU Receives Half-Million Dollar Grant to Improve its Computer Network

Dr. Suxia Cui The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Prairie View A&M University $499,964 to revamp its computer network, all in the name of research. The project called INCREASE, or Improve Network on Campus for Research and Education in Agriculture, Science, and Engineering, should significantly improve upload and download times while allowing data-intensive [...]

Professor Receives AIChE’s Outstanding Young Professional Award

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) South Texas Section awarded Dr. Sheena Reeves, assistant professor in Prairie View A&M University’s Department of Chemical Engineering, with the organization’s Outstanding Young Professional Award. Reeves received the award at AIChE’s Dinner Meeting in Galveston, Texas on October 9. Dean of PVAMU’s Roy G. Perry College of Engineering [...]

COE Hosts Mission-Critical Big Data Analytics Workshop

The third edition of the Mission-Critical Big Data Analytics Workshop took place May 15-16, at Prairie View A&M University. “Hosted by the Electrical Engineering Department, the workshop covered state-of-the-art research and development in deep learning and high-performance computing for big data analytics, especially for mission-critical applications,” said Interim Dean Shield B. Lin. “Students received tutorial [...]