Save the Date: Inaugural ID Capstone Project Showcase on 11.30.18

You are invited to the Industrial Distribution Capstone Project Showcase on Friday, November 30, 2018 from 9:30-11:30 a.m., where students showcase their project recommendations with a poster session. Come-and-go event! Please stop by, walk around, and interact with the students. Event held in Zachry 299 (near Starbucks) followed by a pizza lunch for project teams, […]

2018 Industrial Distribution Advisory Board meeting held November 9th

On Friday, November 9th, the Industrial Distribution Advisory Board met at the Paul and Judy Andrews Industrial Distribution Conference Center on the 7th floor of Rudder Tower. Thank you to our Advisory Board Members for their time and support of the ID Program: Mr. Bob Dill, CEO, HISCO Mr. Tom Ferguson, President & CEO, AZZ […]

Master of Industrial Distribution’s 7th course receives Quality Matters Certification!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Quality in Online Learning Matters at Texas A&M University’s Master of Industrial Distribution Program! 10.01.18 Texas A&M University’s IDIS 655-Global Distribution receives nationally recognized Quality Matters Certification Mark for meeting course design standards in an Official Quality Matters peer review. Quality Matters (QM) is an international, US-based non-profit organization specializing in standards, […]

Lawrence receives ECIA Distinguished Service Award

The Board of Directors of the Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) has selected Dr. F. Barry Lawrence of the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution to receive the ECIA Distinguished Service Award. This Award is presented annually by the association to those individuals who have made significant contributions to the leadership and activities of […]

Jennings honored by University of Tennessee

Dr. Daniel F. Jennings, Andrew Rader Professor of Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M, has been recognized as an outstanding alumnus of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at the University of Tennessee. Jennings, who is also the program director of the Master of Industrial Distribution Program, graduated from Tennessee with honors in 1961. Jennings joined […]

Banks recognizes Staff Award winners

Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recognized Staff Award winners during the 2014 Faculty and Staff Awards banquet. Banks presented seven Staff Excellence Awards, a New Employee Award, a Key Contributor Award and the inaugural Engineering Team Award. “It is important […]

Read Center offers International Short Courses in El Salvador and Panama

The Thomas and Joan Read Center for Distribution Research and Education, part of the Industrial Distribution Program at Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recently offered short courses in El Salvador and Panama. A two-day short course, Customer Stratification & Pricing Optimization, was conducted in El Salvador and Panama in […]

Master of Industrial Distribution Program graduates largest distance education class

The Master of Industrial Distribution (MID) Program graduated its 11th and largest cohort of 37 students recently. The distance education students (industry professionals) gathered on the Texas A&M Campus on May 7-8 to present their capstone projects to faculty, MID Advisory Board and fellow classmates. During the Capstone Project, students select a project, likely from […]

Industrial Distribution program launches large research consortium

The Thomas and Joan Read Center for Distribution Research & Education, a center within the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) and part of the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, launched an industry funded large research consortium with a kick-off meeting on April 11. Seventeen companies to date fund […]

Industrial Distribution Program expands global presence with short courses in Qatar

The Industrial Distribution Program at Texas A&M University conducted two short courses in Doha, Qatar, in association with Texas A&M at Qatar Continuing Education Services. A two-day short course, Lean Supply Chain Management, was conducted Sept. 22-23 and a two-day short course, Best Practices in Inventory Management, was conducted Sept. 25-26. The courses were held […]