• Associate Dean for Engineering at Texas A&M University Galveston
  • Professor of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution
  • Phone: 409-740-4555
  • Email: jporter@tamu.edu
  • Office: 124 Powell Marine Engineering Complex | Texas A&M Galveston Campus
Jay Porter

Educational Background

  • Doctorate of Philosophy, electrical engineering, Texas A&M University, 1993
  • Master of Science, physics, Texas A&M University, 1989
  • Bachelor of Science, electrical engineering, Texas A&M University, 1987

Research Interests

    • Analog and RF Electronics
    • Instrumentation and Measurement
    • Virtual Instrumentation Development
    • Mixed Signal Integrated Circuit Test and Characterization
    • Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Awards & Honors

  • Received Eugene Webb Faculty Fellow Service Award, College of Engineering - 2016
  • 2015 ASEE Gulf Southwest 1st Place Student Paper Award, “The Integration of IoT Devices for STEM Outreach.” Participated as faculty advisor to team - 2015
  • 2014 ASEE Gulf Southwest 3rd Place Paper Award, “The Product Innovation Cellar: A Resource to Support Product Development in Engineering Technology” - 2014
  • 2014 ASEE Frederick J. Berger Award
  • Nominated by the Department and the College for the Presidential Professor for Teaching Excellence - 2010, 2011

Selected Publications

  • Zhan, W., Porter, J.R., Morgan, J.A., “Experiential Learning of Digital Communications Using LabVIEW,” IEEE Transactions on Education, 57(1), 2014, pages 34-41.
  • Porter, J.R., Morgan, J., Zhan, W., Johnson, M., " Multidisciplinary Engineering Technology: Addressing the Change in Industry Workforce Needs,” 2016 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2016.
  • Morgan, J., Karrer, D.*, Rodriguez, V.*, Porter, J.R., " STRATA-1: A Public/Private/Academic Partnership for Undergraduate Applied Research,” 2016 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2016.
  • Cramer, J. *, Joya, O. *, Bocanegra, C. *, Walters, S.*, Porter, J.R., “The Integration of IoT Devices for STEM Outreach,” 2016 American Society for Engineering Education Gulf Southwest Conference, Fort Worth, TX, 2016. (accepted)
  • Porter, J.R. and Morgan, J., "Small Business Support for New Product Development,” 2016 ASEE Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration, Austin, TX, 2016.