Archive for Electrical and Computer

More than 100 power systems experts, utility operators and vendors from across the globe gathered at a conference and workshop organized by representatives from Texas A&M University to discuss how big data and intelligent systems are revolutionizing the power grid operation in a competitive envi…


Alfredo Costilla-Reyes, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named recipient of the Mexico National Youth Award, the highest award presented by the Government of Mexico to the country’s youth. Costilla-Reyes received the…


Dr. Xiaoning Qian is collaborating with researchers from Texas A&M AgriLife on a project that aims to develop systems-based high-tech solutions addressing the needs of farmers and processors for sustainable and healthier supply chains for fruit. Qian is an assistant professor at the Department …


Dr. Shankar Bhattacharyya was one of the invited distinguished speakers to deliver a keynote address at the 2017 National Congress of Automatic Control, jointly organized by the Mexican Association of Automatic Control and the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León in Monterrey, Mexico. Bhattacharyya i…


In August, Hurricane Harvey caused unimaginable devastation to homes and infrastructure in Texas, and  communities are now working tirelessly to rebuild neighborhoods. Restoring power after a major natural disaster is a significant step toward recovery. Many areas would take weeks or even months to …


80 percent of the matter in the universe is dark matter. Researchers from institutions including Texas A&M are studying germanium (Ge) to develop technology that can detect dark matter. Texas A&M University researchers are part of an international collaborative project studying germanium fo…


Six new faculty members have joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University this semester. The new faculty members include an associate professor, a professor of practice and four assistant professors with research specializations in areas such as data stor…


Texas A&M Engineering climbed to seventh among public engineering schools offering a doctorate and 14th overall in the 2018 U.S. News and World Report Best College Rankings for undergraduate engineering programs released this week. The college rose two places overall.


A rendering of blood cells with one infected cell. An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Texas A&M University has been awarded a Division of Computing and Communication Foundations grant by the National Science Foundation to develop a gut-microbial investigation model that can identify …


Alfredo Costilla-Reyes, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has been named the 2017-18 Kirchner Food Fellow. The Kirchner Food Fellowship is an innovative, hands-on impact investment program that harnesses the power of millennials to find, fund and assist pro…


Dr. Edgar Sanchez-Sinencio has been named fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), a large multidisciplinary professional engineering institution based in London.   Sanchez-Sinencio is the Texas Instruments Jack Kilby Chair professor, holder of the distinguished professorship…


There are many methods and algorithms currently available that can secure data, and while they may seem practically unbreakable, one can never be too sure about cybersecurity. Dr. Laszlo Kish, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, is founder…


High-speed winds during a thunderstorm may cause trees around an electric grid to crash into the distribution system feeders causing an outage in that area. Currently, most utility companies diminish such accidents by scheduling regular tree-trimming operations. This effort is costly and is based …


Payman Dehghanian, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently received a scholarship from AACE International (formerly the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering) for demonstrating outstanding academic success. He wi…


The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Smart Grid Center is part of a United States team that will use a $7.5 million Department of Energy (DOE) grant to help advance India’s power grid to ensure access to affordable and reliable energy. India’s Ministry of Science and Technology w…