Fall 2011 courses will be starting soon at West Texas A&M University’s!
There will be two courses related to Renewable Energy this semester and three more Engineering Technology classes. The topics include Materials, fabric, metals, ceramics and individual study.
Both renewable courses will be offered online through WTAMU’s Continuing Education department. Ken Starcher will be teaching the renewable courses. Byungik Chang will be teaching the other ET classes. You must be registered with West Texas A&M University to sign up for these classes.
Classes begin AUGUST 29TH, 2010.
If you would be interested in taking these courses, please look at the following course summaries:
Congratulations to Cesar Ramos, our new Research Technician! He will be joining the AEI Staff on August 1st, 2011.
And to our former Field Assistant, Jeff Ludlum, thanks for all you’ve done for AEI!
AEI welcomes its new staff members:
- Secretary – Katie Perkins
- Data Assistant – Miguel Grijalva
- Field Assistant – Taehee Jung
- Field Assitant – Jeff Ludlum
We also say goodbye to the following people:
- Jennifer – Previous Secretary
- Abhijit – Previous Field Assistant
All of the new staff members are student workers. You can find out more about them on our staff page, and be sure to check out the new staff photos on Facebook!
Local News by Brandon Carpenter from The Ranger (Amarillo College’s student newspaper):
The renewable energy department has recieved a three-year grant of more than $800,00 from the National Science Foundation to develop a solar energy program.
Part of the money from the grant has been used to hire Arthur Schneider as a director of renewable energy technology and instrumentation technology.
“We are going into some unknowns, and we want to see what other programs are doing,” said Jack Stanley, chairman of the Sciences and Engineering Division.
“The grant will allow us to travel to Austin, Houston, places in New Mexico and Colorado to see the many different programs out there.”
To read the rest of the story, check out the print edition of this week’s AC Ranger! Visit The Ranger’s web site for info on how to subscribe.
Our Staff Page has been updated to better clarify Student Worker and Graduate Research Assistant positions, as well as to announce the newest member of our staff, Jordan Eason!
Click here to visit.