Archive for Electrical and Computer

Dr. Laszlo Kish, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the honorary doctorate title from the University of Szeged in Hungary. Kish was conferred the Doctor Honoris Causa during a November ceremony at the University of Szege…


The 100 fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world were recognized Oct. 26 at the 8th Annual Aggie 100 program, sponsored by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. The Aggie 100 focuses on growth as an indicato…


From left to right, Andres Mejia, Mary Beth Browning, Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, and Nick Brennan   Three graduate students were honored with the inaugural Dwight Look College of Engineering Outstanding Engineering Graduate Student Award at a banquet Oct. 11…


Recipients of the Craig C. Brown Outstanding Senior Engineering Award with Craig Brown '75. From left to right, Tyler Terril, Landon Nash, Kate Stuckman, Brown, Ryan Haughey, Justin Montgomery and Shahrum Iqbal.   The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University honored six stu…


Dr. Hamid Toliyat, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was the invited keynote speaker at the JMAG Users Conference in Detroit. The JMAG Users Conference connects JMAG users, the support team and developers, to help them learn more about t…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering hosted 120 prospective engineering students on campus through various summer engineering camps.  Sixty rising junior and senior level high school girls from across Texas and the United States participated in the Women Explore Engineering (WEE) camp July 8…


When you buy a smoke detector, you assume it will sound quickly in a fire, giving you plenty of time to escape. But some experts warn that's not always true. In fact, the most common type of smoke detector may not go off in time, even when surrounded by thick, toxic smoke, giving little warnin…


Dr. Weiping Shi, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has created a new course, Computer Engineering Entrepreneurship, which teaches students how to start a software company, run it and successfully exit.


Jean-Francois Chamberland, John C. Criscione and Victor Ugaz were selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s fourth Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) symposium.


Standing in front of a small crowd of family, friends and colleagues, Scott Savage's father, Thomas Don Savage, teared up as he thanked the many people who made the opening of the Scott Savage ’05 Real Time Systems Laboratory possible. The lab took two years to build and after the ribbon-cutting ce…


Texas A&M Engineering ranked eighth among engineering schools at public institutions offering a doctorate, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the country's undergraduate universities and programs. The Dwight Look College of Engineering is tied for 16th place overal…


Dr. Phillip Hemmer, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, and several co-authors recently had their paper published in the prestigious research publication Nature Communications. The paper, "Optical detection of a single rare-earth ion in …


Dr. Arum Han, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received a $2 million award from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) office to lead a multidisciplinary team of investigato…


Dr. P.R. Kumar, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Mobility of Systems (ACM SIGMOBILE) Outstanding Contribution Award. The Outstanding Contributi…


Two professors in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University have received a grant from MathWorks to develop virtual labs for medical imaging courses.