Engineering Emmys

The Television Academy announced today that Alan Bovik and his team of former students and collaborators will be honored with a 2015 Primetime Engineering Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development.

Fortune Magazine

In Fortune Insider, Prof. Ross Baldick and David Spence explain that "As more renewable energy comes online, the reliability and environmental benefits of gas-fired power become more important."

Andrea Alu

Prof. Andrea Alù has been elected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society for “seminal contributions to electromagnetic theory and applications, nano optics, plasmonics, and metamaterials.” 


Texas ECE graduate student Xiaoqing Xu has received the Best in Session Award at the 2015 SRC TECHCON Conference held in Austin, Texas on September 21-22.

NNCi Texas Nanofabrication Facilty

The National Science Foundation (NSF) will provide $81 million over five years to support 16 sites and a coordinating office as part of a new National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI).

Thomson Reuters

Four Texas ECE faculty were recognized in Thomson Reuters’ list of Highly Cited Researchers in 2015 for exceptional impact in their fields. They are Prof. Jeffrey Andrews, Prof. Al Bovik, Prof. Robert Heath, and Prof. Sriram Vishwanath.


The Texas Exes have named Muhammad Mustafa Hussain as a recipient of the Outstanding Young Texas Ex Award. Hussain received his MS in 2004 and his PhD in 2005.