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Marchita Shilo, Author at Roy G. Perry College of Engineering

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 [...]

Teaching is this Engineering Professor’s Passion

Dr. Rambod Rayegan is the 2018 recipient of the Roy G. Perry College of Engineering Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award. “The award is given out once a year during National Engineers Week, or E-Week,” said Rayegan, an assistant professor in Prairie View A&M University’s Mechanical Engineering Department. “To qualify, you have to submit a portfolio, including [...]

NSBE Chapter Attends National Convention

On March 21-25, Prairie View A&M University’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) joined over 10,000 future engineers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for the NSBE’s 44th Annual Convention. The conference took place at the David Lawrence Convention Center where professional and leadership development, technical training, networking and job opportunities were made available. More [...]

Lockheed Martin Awards College of Engineering $100,000

The Roy G. Perry College of Engineering at Prairie View A&M University received a $100,000 donation from global security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin. “The donation will give us the ability to recruit more incoming freshmen to the College of Engineering Institute Summer Bridge program. In addition, we will be able to attract more students [...]