Archive for Electrical and Computer

He says his aim is simple: “Attract engineers into theoretical medicine, where their expertise can improve the human condition.”The source of that “simple aim” is Texas A&M University Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Edward Dougherty, who resides and leads in a tech…


Research and development initiatives of more than 50 Texas A&M University faculty members were highlighted at the inaugural smart grid workshop sponsored by the university and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) to help facilitate team-building and cooperation leading to more…


Recently a team from the Power System Automation Laboratory (PSAL) in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University was recognized by the Office of Technology Commercialization for a patent received in 2012.  This patent and four previous patents protect a new te…


Dr. Xi Zhang, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has recently been selected to be the prestigious Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) Distinguished Lecturer. The Distinguis…


The IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) has named the joint student chapter of the Power Electronics Society, Power and Energy Society and Industry Applications Society (IEEE PELS-PES-IAS) at Texas A&M University its 2012 “Outstanding Student Branch Joint Chapter.” This award is given to I…


The Texas A&M University Foundation recently awarded graduating senior Shahrum Iqbal with its first Texas A&M Foundation Trustees’ Outstanding Student Award. The award was created in 2012 through an endowed gift from Susanne and Melbern Glasscock of Houston to honor an exceptional student. …


Dr. Walter C. Daugherity, senior lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, officially transitioned from speaker-elect to speaker of the Texas A&M Faculty Senate May 13. Daugherity received a bachelor's degree from O…


Panelists Smitherman, Teague, Anders and Cokinos at the Texas A&M Energy Club’s Evening of Energy. The Texas A&M Energy Club hosted the Second Annual Evening of Energy: America’s Path Towards Energy Independence at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center April 22.  More than 115 peo…


Two Texas A&M engineering students have been recognized for their outstanding academic achievements by the Goldwater Scholarship Foundation.  Daniel Miller, junior electrical engineering major, has been selected as a Goldwater Scholar and John Rogers, sophomore chemical engineering major, has b…


Dr. Sam Palermo, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Palermo received his CAREER award for his proposal,…


Kathryn Kranen, a former student from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the 2013 ACE Lifetime Achievement Award. Kranen is president and CEO of electronic design automation (EDA) company Jasper Design Automation Inc. She was announced as…


Two students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University have received the prestigious Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA) Scholarship. Senior Jameson Haesler (left) and master's student Arsham Shirkhani (below) were presented their awards by Tom Foreman, GC…


Dr. Robert S. Balog, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been invited to participate as an expert in the 2013 U.S.-Turkmenistan Business Forum in Ashgabat April 30. Balog will participate in a panel on the role of innovati…


The Space Engineering Research Center (SERC) delivered an innovative star field simulator to technical personnel at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, Ala., in March.  The simulator provides a realistic simulation of what a NASA space-based telescope would see when viewing th…


Dr. Arum Han, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently published a review paper in a prestigious publication on applied bioscience areas. The paper, “Microfabricated Devices in Microbial Bioenergy Sciences,” was published in …