Archive for Electrical engineering

Student innovation and entrepreneurship was on display at last weekend’s Aggies Invent: Bring Your Own Idea. Aggies Invent, an intensive design experience offered at the Texas A&M Engineering Innovation Center at Texas A&M University, provides an environment made to inspire and support entr…


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.


Over 50 engineering students set out to make a difference in the lives of K-12 school children and teachers during the latest Aggies Invent, which tasked participants to create and develop solutions to problems many schools and classrooms face today. Aggies Invent, an intensive design experience …


The IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Scholarship Plus Scholar Award was presented to Texas A&M University electrical engineering undergraduates, Kevin Dwyer, Benjamin Jack, Donald Okoye and Arshad Zaman. The IEEE PES Scholarship Plus Initiative recognizes highly-qualified electrical engineer…


Hard work and dedication has paid off for three electrical engineering students who received a cumulative total of $27,500 in award money for their innovative Wi-Fi hotspot designs. ViaSat, a satellite broadband company, held a semester-long Wi-Fi hotspot design competition with students in the Tex…


In the coming years, the United States’ electric power grid will undergo a transformation as wind and solar energy become more prevalent in helping to meet the nation’s energy requirements. The Grid-X initiative at Texas A&M University is addressing all these cutting edge challenges that hold t…


Meltem Apaydin, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the best paper award from the 2016 International Conference on Intelligent Biology and Medicine (ICIBM 2016). Apaydin’s paper “Robust mutant strain design by pessimistic…


Jeffrey Jensen, a former student of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named one of The Association of Former Students’ 12 Under 12 Young Alumni Spotlight recipients. Each year, The Association of Former Students’ 12 Under 12 Young Alumni Spotligh…


Dr. Ulisses Braga-Neto, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was elected to the Machine Learning for Signal Processing Technical Committee (MLSP TC) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Signal Processing …


Joseph C. Brewer, Jr., (pictured left) a former student of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was inducted to the National Academy of Construction (NAC). Brewer, vice president and Sadara Chief Implementation Officer of Dow Chemical, was inducted at t…


Several people affiliated with the graduate program in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University were recognized for their accomplishments at the 2016 Graduate Student Awards Banquet (pictured in order). Best Ph.D. Student Award (for outstanding performance…


Dr. Nick Duffield, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will allow him to research network traffic classification. Duffield, in collaboration with Dr. Minlan Yu from Yale…


Matthew Johnson and Matthew Gardner (center), researchers in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, and their adviser, Dr. Hamid Toliyat (left), received the Second Prize Paper Award during the prestigious 2016 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engin…


Dr. B. Don Russell, Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the Philip Sporn Award from the International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE) for cumulative career contributions to the advancement of large high voltage electric s…


From left, engineering students Brian Proksch, Steven Kronk, Juan Lozoya, Casandra Ramos, Brooke Rogers, Christopher Vega and Jason Belmares are pictured on Kyle Field.  It is Saturday in Aggieland and thousands of maroon-clad fans are filing into Texas A&M University’s Kyle Field, anxiously an…