Archive for Electrical and Computer

Matthew Johnson, a senior in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to receive the National Excellence Fellowship (NEF) award. Johnson received a Level 1 NEF award, which will provide $40,000 annually for four years. The fellowship award …


Texas A&M took second place in the Sixth National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) in San Antonio in April. Texas A&M secured its place in the national contest after winning the Southwestern Regional CCDC in March. Texas A&M team members were Mark Browning (captain), William…


Dr. Heng Zhang, a former Ph.D. student of Professor Edgar Sánchez-Sinencio in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received the Prestigious 2010 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad.This award was established to encourage research excellence and to…


Mohammad Asad Rehman Chaudhry, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the Texas A&M University Class Star Award in Academics for 2011. The award was presented by Lt. Gen Joe Weber, U.S. Marine Corps (retired) and Texas…


Texas A&M hosted the Southwest Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) during Spring Break (March 14-18). Texas A&M University took first place in the competition. Second place went to a first-year team from Southern Methodist University, and third place went to University of T…


With the threat of Botnets increasing, researchers in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University have devised a new method to detect their activity. A botnet, or robot network, is a term used to describe a collection of computers that have been compromised by …


A publication by a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University has been listed as a Top 10 most-downloaded paper in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers's (IEEE) main publication database, IEEE Xplore. The paper, "Linearization T…


Carl L. Benner, a senior research engineer with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named "Top Reviewer in 2010" by the journal Electric Power System Research. "[This] is one of the highest ranked international journals in electric power," said D…


Dr. Robin R. Murphy, Raytheon Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University and director of the Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue (CRASAR), was named one of the 2011 Most Influential Women in Technology by Fast Company. CRASAR is a center wi…


Dr. Laszlo Kish, professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the title of Doctor Honoris Causafrom Uppsala University (Sweden), which is considered an honor of great distinction. Kish directs the Fluctuation and Noise Exploitation Laboratory in …


Dr. Kamran Entesari, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Entesari received his award for his proposal, "Ve…


Cadet Shahrum Iqbal, a junior in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been chosen to help lead the university's Corps of Cadets. As deputy corps commander for operations, Iqbal will assist in leadership of the Corps and serve as commander when com…


Dr. Alfred F. "Fred" and Rebecca Brem are keeping Texas A&M University in mind while they plan for their own futures. The couple from Punta Gorda, Fla., recently announced scholarships for electrical and computer engineering and nuclear engineering students through an Individual Retirement Acco…


Dr. Xi Zhang, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to be a Distinguished Lecturer for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Communications Society (ComSoc). The Distinguished Lecturer Pro…


A group of students from the Department of Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University took first place Jan. 26 in the Texas Energy Primer Challenge sponsored by Power Across Texas in Austin. Ojay Anyaeji (left), Samantha Castillo (center) and Amulaya Karavadi (right) celebrate after winni…