Archive for Electrical and computer

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. …


Dr. Honghuang Lin, a former graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received third place for the Best Paper Award at the 29th annual Design and Verification Conference (DVCon) in San Jose, California, this month. Lin also placed third pl…


At the most recent Aggies Invent, students solved the problems of the future, focusing on infrastructure and architecture. Students were challenged to incorporate the latest technology, 3-D printing, drones and robotics as they competed to create the most innovative and compelling solution for build…


Texas A&M Engineering’s graduate program was again ranked 11th overall nationally in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, “America’s Best Graduate Schools 2018.” The college also ranked seventh among public institutions. Individual programs ranked were: aerospace engineering, 7 (4 pu…


Five engineering faculty members were part of the inaugural class of Presidential Impact Fellows, which were recently announced by Texas A&M University president Michael K. Young. The 2017 honorees from the Texas A&M College of Engineering are Dr. Melissa A. Grunlan, Dr. Arum Han, Dr. Arul J…


Renowned scholar Dr. Thomas Overbye has joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University as part of the Governor’s University Research Initiative (GURI), which is aimed at bringing the best and brightest researchers in the world to Texas. Overbye, a Texas A&a…


With mentorship and funding opportunities on the line, in addition to a chance to present at the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin next month, the stakes were higher than ever at the latest Aggies Invent. In a special one-day Aggies Invent, students had eight hours to create basic prototyp…