Archive for Electrical and computer

Dr. Valerie Taylor, senior associate dean for academic affairs and the Royce E. Wisenbaker Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for her efforts in establishing a new Research Experiences for…


The Texas A&M chapter of the Student Engineers’ Council (SEC) recently elected Nasan Tsengeg, an undergraduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, as its president for 2017-18. The SEC holds massive events throughout the year and hosts t…


Two student groups in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University proposed two very different, but equally inventive, projects for their microcomputer systems course this spring. The first group, comprised of computer engineering seniors Sebastian Escalante, Migue…


Alice and Erle Nye '59 have a passion for supporting Texas A&M. Among their greatest contributions is the Alice and Erle Nye '59 Academic Center, part of the Bright Football Complex, where athletes study on a daily basis.  A room in the home of Alice and Erle Nye ’59 features a maroon carpet …


Engineers have made modern technology increasingly easier to operate for the common person. For Stephanie Wilcox, an undergraduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, knowing how to operate the technology was never enough. As a seven-year-ol…


Texas A&M University researchers have developed an intelligent transportation system prototype designed to avoid collisions and prevent hacking of autonomous vehicles. Modern vehicles are increasingly autonomous, relying on sensors to provide information to automatically control them. They …


Dr. Le Xie, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the 2017 Outstanding Young Engineering Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power & Energy Society (PES) for his contribution …


M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recognized Faculty and Staff Award winners during the 2017 Faculty and Staff Awards banquet.


Emre Arslan, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named the recipient of the Best Poster award at the 44th annual meeting of the Texas Genetics Society at the George Bush Library. Arslan received this recognition for his poster…


Payman Dehghanian, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the 2017 Montgomery Award at the Graduate and Professional Student Council Banquet in May. Recipients were selected for this competitive honor based on significant …


Tao Zhao, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named recipient of the Best Student Paper Award at the 2017 International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc and Wireless Networks (WiOpt). Zhao received this …


Dr. Shankar Bhattacharyya, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named the recipient of the Kenneth L. Clinton Award for his contribution to the Brazil Study Abroad Program in electrical and computer engineering. This award is given to fa…


Three engineering student teams took the top spots in the 2017 Raymond Ideas Challenge competition hosted by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship at the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. The Raymond Ideas Challenge is an annual competition that challenges students to exp…


For the 5th annual Engineering Project Showcase, the work of more than 1,000 students was represented on April 29 in the Hall of Champions at Texas A&M University’s Kyle Field.  The Engineering Project Showcase provides students an opportunity to demonstrate and display their engineering projec…


The focus of the fifth annual Smart Grid Workshop on the Texas A&M University campus was using smart grids for big data. The workshop was organized by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s (TEES) Smart Grid Center after receiving a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation.