Archive for Electrical engineering

Three students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University under the advisement of Dr. Robert Balog, recently were honored for their research at prestigious conferences. Mohammad Shadmand (left), a Ph.D. student in the department, won Best Poster award at th…


One Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering undergraduate student at Texas A&M University had an outstanding school year, winning numerous awards and honors for his scholarly and leadership roles. Yashwant Prakash Vyas, a junior in the department, won the various awards for his servic…


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University was ranked among the Top 10 electrical and computer engineering schools by salary according to EE Times.The department was ranked sixth, ahead of MIT and Cornell, and is among some of the elite schools in the nation. T…


A Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University won the best poster award at the Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC) Industry Advisory Board Meeting in Urbana, IL.Yun Zhang (center), whose advisor is Dr. Le Xie (left), won the award …


Doctoral Candidate Brittany A. Duncan recently had an article published about her robotics research in the June 2014 issue of the Smithsonian online. Richard Conniff, a long-time Smithsonian contributor, authored "Why Are People So Comfortable With Small Drones?" in which he cites the AirRobot quadc…


A student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University recently had his paper accepted by a prestigious Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) conference.Stephen McConnell’s paper titled "Evaluation Method for Arc Fault Detection Algorithms…


World-renowned scholar, Dr. Peter Michael Rentzepis, recently joined the faculty of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University as professor and holder of the TEES Distinguished Research Professorship. Rentzepis was one of four scholars who joined or will be jo…


The cyber-world was terrorized last month with the surfacing of the Heartbleed Bug, and though a fix for the bug was released, many people were impacted. Fortunately, a graduate student in the Computer Engineering and Systems Group in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&…


A team led by Arum Han, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently had its paper on microfluidic systems for algal biofuel development published in the journal Lab on a Chip as a cover article. Microalgae, photosynthetic microo…


Congratulations to the following graduating ECE students who were recognized at the Honors and Undergraduate Research ceremony: Peter Grubb, CEEN, Engineering Honors, Foundation Honors, University Honors, 2013 Undergraduate Research Scholar Taylor Chambers, ELEN, University Honors Amanda Couch,…


Three graduate students from the Genomic Signal Processing laboratory of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University won awards from the Texas A&M Science of Information Days Workshop. Mohammad Shahrokh Esfahani (left) won the first place poster present…


Fifteen students from the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University were named recipients of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) scholarship. The students were honored during a reception on April 11. NACME aims to increase the proportion of African…


The Smart Grid Center, established in August 2012, organized a workshop to develop further collaborative efforts with industry, government and partner institutions. The workshop was held at the main campus of Texas A&M University on April 8, 2014. For the invited talks, panel sessions and focus…


Approximately 600 students will participate in one of the largest nation-wide events of its kind — the second-annual Texas A&M University Engineering Project Showcase — on April 25 from noon to 4 p.m. in Reed Arena. The event, presented by Engineering Academic and Student Affairs, is free and o…


A high school student working in an engineering research lab has won several awards for her research.Shreya Shankar, a junior at A&M Consolidated High School, began working in June 2013 on a research project titled “Supporting 3-Dimensional Movement through Etherware, a Middleware for Networke…