Archive for Electrical and Computer

Dr. Edward Dougherty, a pioneer in the study of translational genomics via the use of engineering techniques, has authored his 18th book, The Evolution of Scientific Knowledge: From Certainty to Uncertainty, that focuses on the background and history of epistemology (the theory of knowledge) in scie…


Wilcox (fifth from left) at the Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Washington, D.C. Stephanie Wilcox, an undergraduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded first place in the technology and engineering poster pres…


Texas A&M University will be hosting the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Global Environment for Network Innovations (GENI) regional workshop and camp, May 22-26. GENI provides a virtual laboratory for networking and distributed systems research and education. It is well-suited for exploring…


The Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP) at Texas A&M University is a selective three-year program offered to sophomore students with the intent to attract, retain and graduate future leaders who are equipped to solve engineering grand challenges facing our society today and in the future. Wh…


The officers of IEEE PELS-PES-IAS joint chapter with Dr. Thomas Overbye and Dr. Le Xie The joint chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power Electronics Society, Power and Energy Society and Industry Applications Society (IEEE PELS-PES-IAS) at Texas A&M University w…


The Texas A&M University College of Engineering took part in Texas A&M’s presence at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin last month, bringing several exciting aspects of the college to visitors to the ‘Texas A&M House’ at the Hotel Van Zandt in downtown Austin. The college’…


For the second year in a row, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University hosted a special seminar honoring Dr. Claude Shannon’s contribution to information theory at Texas A&M’s Physics and Engineering Festival. Dr. Krishna Narayanan, the Eric D. Rubin ’06…


Dr. Jonathan How, the Richard Cockburn Maclaurin Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology kick-starts the 2017 Texas Systems Day with his presentation. Last week, top researchers from across the state of Texas studying systems, controls and robotics v…


Shahin Boluki, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named one of the three winners of the Young Scientist Excellence Award at the 14th Annual MidSouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society (MCBIOS) Conference in Littl…


Sam Gwydir, senior in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at Texas A&M University, presented at the 2017 AsiaBSDCon on his knowledge of FreeBSD, a UNIX-like operating system similar to Mac OS X, or GNU/Linux. AsiaBSDCon2017 was held March 9-12 in Tokyo, Japan at the Tokyo University …


The Conference for Protective Relay Engineers kicks off its 70th annual meeting at Texas A&M University this week. The event is the longest continually running industry conference at Texas A&M. The conference is nationally recognized as a meeting place for electric utility protection engine…


Four Texas A&M University College of Engineering faculty members attended a reception on March 6 by Governor Greg Abbott in Austin. The reception honored the researchers recruited through the Governor's University Research Initiative program (GURI).


The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s Smart Grid Center will host the fifth annual Smart Grid Workshop on the Texas A&M University campus April 18. The center established the workshop after receiving a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Big Data Spokes Program t…


Just before Spring Break, students in Dr. Sam Villareal’s two sections of ENGR 112 freshman engineering at Texas A&M University demonstrated their projects and excitement during an in-class robot competition. Villareal, senior lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, c…


Dr. Weiping Shi, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for his contributions to modeling and design of very large scale integration (VLSI) interconnects. …