Alumni News

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 9:15am

Duy-Loan Le is one of four honorees that will be inducted in the 2017 Asian Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 13th in Seattle, WA. The Asian Hall of Fame was founded in 2004 to honor achievement, inspire the next generation, and build the national community of Asian Pacific Americans. 

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 12:45pm

According to a new paper published in the journal Nature, Esteva and a team of researchers have trained a computer to identify images of skin cancer moles and lesions as accurately as a dermatologist.

Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 7:45am

VIJAYAWADA: Vaddadi Srinivas Chakravarthy, a professor, is making efforts to promote science in the Telugu language. He translated some 70 popular science books and is distributing them to students in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh States free of cost.

A native of Visakhapatnam, Mr. Chakravarthy completed B. Tech. in Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras, MS and Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from University of Texas, Austin. He worked in an oil company at Houston, before returning to India.

Friday, December 2, 2016 - 2:45pm

Muhammad M. Hussain, alumnus of Texas ECE, has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). Hussain was nominated by the forum on Industrial and Applied Physics and recognized for his contributions to exploration, evaluation, and transition of planar and non-planar high-k/metal gate complementary metal oxide semiconductor electronics, silicon/silicon-germanium/III-V nanotube devices, and flexible, stretchable, reconfigurable complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor electronic systems.

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 11:00am

Dr. Steve E. Watkins (Ph.D. ’89 and Texas Exes Life Member) is the 2017 President-Elect of IEEE- Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN), the honor society of IEEE. In 2018, he will lead the organization as IEEE-HKN President and will chair the board of governors. Watkins currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief for IEEE-HKN THE BRIDGE magazine. He is a professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Rolla) and is a 2016-17 Distinguished Visiting Professor at the US Air Force Academy in Colorado.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 2:45pm

18-Year Computer Networking & Security Vet to Lead Engineering Team

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SecurityScorecard, the leader in security ratings, today announced the hiring of Jasson Casey as a Senior Vice President of Engineering and Chief Technology Officer.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 10:30am

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SailPoint, the undisputed leader in identity governance, today appointed Kevin Hansel to Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the fast-growing company. In that role, Hansel will oversee the company’s IT organization and have responsibility for driving IT strategy and innovation while scaling the company’s information system capabilities in support of SailPoint’s continued rapid business expansion.

Monday, June 6, 2016 - 4:00pm

Intersil Announces Appointment of Sunny Gupta to Senior Vice President, Worldwide Operations

MILPITAS, Calif., June 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL), a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions, today announced the appointment of Sunny Gupta as senior vice president of Worldwide Operations, responsible for the company's manufacturing, quality, and technology development groups.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 1:45pm

How ‘One Thing’ Made National Instruments Into a Billion-Dollar Company

Forty years after starting National Instruments Corp., co-founder James Truchard can trace the company’s vast success back to a single idea.

In 1976, while developing automated equipment for a sonar application, Truchard and his small engineering team at the University of Texas saw a need for an interface between test instruments and computers. Their solution -- a general purpose interface bus (GPIB) -- gradually evolved into the cornerstone of a business.

Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 2:45pm

Texas ECE alumnus Dimitris S. Papailiopoulos has received a 2015 Signal Processing Society Young Author Best Paper Award for a paper co-authored with Texas ECE Associate Professor Alex Dimakis entitled "Interference Alignment as a Rank Constrained Rank Minimization." The award was presented at the Society’s awards ceremony at the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) in Shanghai, China.

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