Archive for Electrical engineering

Dr. B. Don Russell, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named a Distinguished Member by the Council of Large Electric Power Systems (CIGRE). The award was presented in Washington, D.C. at the annual meeting of the United States Com…


Dr. Hamid Toliyat, Raytheon Endowed Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University received the 2014 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Nikola Tesla Award. The Nikola Tesla Award is given for outstanding contributions to the gene…


Dr. Chanan Singh, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently received a prestigious award from the Brazilian Research Council. Singh, interim department head, Regents Professor and Irma Runyon Chair Professor, received a Professor Visita…


A student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University was recently awarded the UNICEF Member of the Year 2014-2015 Award. Yashwant Prakash Vyas, a senior in the department, was the first student from Texas A&M to receive the award, which was presented at…


The recent awarding of the Noble Prize in Physics to a team of researchers for its invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes (LED) brings to light the work of Texas A&M University faculty member, Dr. James R. “Bob” Biard. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize t…


Dr. Xiaoning Qian, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently awarded a grant from the USDA entitled, "Molecular and biochemical mechanisms of oxidized lipids signaling in regulating drought tolerance in maize." In the proj…


Professor P. R. Kumar of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University is featured in an interview on the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) website. Kumar, holder of the College of Engineering Chair in Computer Engineering, and a University Distinguished Profes…


Dr. Nick Duffield recently joined the faculty of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University as professor in the Computer Engineering and Systems Group (CESG). Before joining the department, Duffield was a research professor at the Center for Discrete Mathemati…


A proposal submitted by Dr. Mladen Kezunovic was selected for seed grant funding from the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) for two years. Kezunovic, the Eugene E. Webb Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received the award for his proposal, "Energy…


Dr. Shuguang (Robert) Cui, an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named to Thomson Reuters’ list of “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014.” Cui was honored in the engineering category. The list includes 3,215 s…


Dr. Edward Dougherty in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University was named to Thomson Reuters’ list of “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014.” Dougherty, the Robert M. Kennedy ’26 Chair Professor in the department, was honored in the Computer S…


Recently a group of students from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University won Third Place Video in a contest sponsored by DRS Technologies for senior design projects. DRS Technologies’ Student Infrared Imaging Competition (SIIC) is designed for engineering s…


Dr. Mladen Kezunovic, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was one of six principal investigators at Texas A&M University who was awarded nearly $300,000 in research grants by Texas A&M and Brazilian Universities. The awards come fr…


Dr. Prasad Enjeti, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and associate dean for undergraduate programs in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, won a Best Paper Award from a prestigious power conference. Enjeti, the TI Professor in the De…


Four researchers in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering were recognized for their research at the Texas A&M Technology Commercialization Patent Awards event. Gwan Choi, Jun Kameoka, B. Don Russell and TEES Sr. Research Engineer, Carl Benner, along with their collaborators, rece…