Begovic appointed holder of Lohman Professorship

Begovic _210x 316Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Miroslav Begovic holder of the Caroline S. & Tommie Lohman ’59 Professorship in Engineering Education. The endowed professorship is effective for a term of three years.

Begovic is the head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and came to Texas A&M after serving as Professor and Chair of the Electrical Energy Technical Interest Group at Georgia Institute of Technology.

Begovic’s research interests lie in wide area monitoring, protection and emergency control using smart grid apparatus; sustainable and resilient energy infrastructures; and managing large assets in energy infrastructure. He has participated in several collaborative research projects for the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy, resulting in more than $10 million of funding and collaborative research over the last five years.