Archive for Electrical and Computer

Delbert A. Whitaker of Dallas has teamed with Texas Instruments to provide an annual graduate student fellowship award in electrical and computer engineering for Texas A&M University. Whitaker has donated $350,000 to establish theDelbert A. Whitaker ’65 Analog Fellowship, which will be funded t…


Dr. Hamid Toliyat, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) Distinguished Lecturer. The Distinguished Lecturer Program provides a m…


Dr. Srinivas Shakkottai, 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). Shakkottai received his CAREER award for his pr…


Edwin R. Daniels ’48 of Dallas has pledged to endow a prestigious faculty position at Texas A&M University in honor of his grandson. The $500,000 pledge gift, to be funded through the Texas A&M Foundation, will establish the Eric D. Rubin ’06 Endowed Professorship in Electrical and Computer…


Dr. Prasad Enjeti, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was selected as the inaugural recipient of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Power Electronics Society (PELS) R. David Middlebrook Technical Achievement Award. Enjeti, the TI Professor I…


More than 230 engineers from 28 countries recently met in San Francisco to discuss the latest technologies and future practice of high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission of electric power in an event organized by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M Universi…


With the constant danger of biothreat agents in the environment, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) has awarded a grant to a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University to combat these agents with an innovative process. Dr. Arum Han (pictur…


Dr. Laszlo Kish, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was elected to receive the honorary doctorate title from the University of Szeged in Hungary. Kish will have the title of "Doctor Honoris Causa” conferred upon him during a November cere…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Costas N. Georghiades associate dean for research effective Aug. 1. Georghiades, currently head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and holder of the Delbert A. Whitaker Chair in Electrical Engin…


Two Texas A&M Engineering faculty members -- Dr. Arum Han (pictured on the left), associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Dr. Yong-Joe Kim, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering -- have received a grant from the U.S. Army Corp o…


As the capability to send messages over the internet with absolute secrecy continues to be a problem, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University has discovered a classical technique that appears to be the answer everyone has been searching for. …


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean ofengineering, has appointed Dr. Scott L. Miller associate dean for graduate programs effective July 1. Miller is holder of the Debbie and Dennis Segers '75 Professorship in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. In his new role,  Mil…


Pictured: Texas A&M grad student Hyung-Joon Jeon presents his research to Broadcom co-founder and CTO Henry Samueli at a poster session at the Broadcom Foundation University Research Competition. Texas A&M University graduate student Hyung-Joon Jeon presented research at the inaugural Broad…


Dr. P.R. Kumar, holder of the College of Engineering Chair in Computer Engineering in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named a recipient of the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras 2012 Distinguished Alumnus Award. These awards are presented…


Dr. Mladen Kezunovic gave an invited keynote talk and served as the technical program chair of the First International Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Conference on Electrical Vehicles (IEVC 2012). The conference in Greenville, South Carolina in March 2012, included more th…