Archive for Electrical engineering

Payman Dehghanian, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, is the recipient of the 2015 IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu Outstanding Professional Award. The award is presented to an individual selected from a nationwide search to recognize an except…


Ahad Esmaeilian, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the 2015 ConocoPhillips Graduate Fellowship. The Texas A&M Energy Institute awards the fellowship, which is funded through ConocoPhillips, to recognize outstandi…


Anthony Ramirez, a senior in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to be a student ambassador for the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME). For the past 40 years, NACME has awarded engineering scholarships to …


Michael Bass, an undergraduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the 2015 Brown Foundation-Earl Rudder Memorial Outstanding Student Award. Through a gift from the Brown Foundation of Houston, the Brown Foundation-Earl Rudder Outst…


Connor Aimone, a senior in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, won best thesis in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) category for the Texas A&M University Undergraduate Research Scholars Program. Aimone, who is minoring i…


Keith Krenek, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF). NSF awarded the GRF to 2,000 individuals from among 16,500 applicants in 2015. Krenek is adv…


Dr. Krzysztof A. Michalski, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has won the 2015 IEEE Antenna and Propagation Sergei A. Schelkunoff Transactions Prize Paper Award. Michalski won the award, which recognizes the best paper publishe…


To discuss challenges in evaluating smart grid solutions including metrics, testing, certification, modeling and simulation, and testbeds, the third Smart Grid Workshop organized by the Smart Grid Center (SGC) was held on April 21. The workshop included invited talks by Kenneth Mercado (senior v…


Dr. B. Don Russell, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named chair of the committee on membership of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in Washington, D.C. In this capacity, Russell will be responsible for the election of …


Payman Dehghanian, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, is the recipient of the IEEE Region 5 Outstanding Individual Award. Dehghanian, who is in Dr. Mladen Kezunovic's research group, received the award during an ceremony on April 18…


Yashwant Prakash Vyas, a senior in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the Diversity Service Student Award 2015 from the Department of Multicultural Services. The Diversity Service Awards acknowledge and honor the efforts of students, faculty …


Dr. Jun Zou, an associate 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 Methods. Zou and a Ph.D. student under his supervision, Chih-Hsien Huang…


Shankar Bhattacharyya, the Robert M. Kennedy Professor of Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is an invited speaker at the international conference "Optimization in Robustness and Control," organized by the Institute of Control Science, Moscow, Russia. The conference, which is slate…


The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Smart Grid center (SGC) will host the third Smart Grid Workshop at the Memorial Student Center at Texas A&M University on April 21, 2015. The previous workshops were attended by more than 150 professionals, faculty and students, as well as …


Two Ph.D. students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University were named exceptional reviewer for prestigious journals in the power engineering field. Po-Chen Chen (above left) was named exceptional reviewer for the journal of IEEE Transactions on Power …