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Nitika Mago

Alumni Profile: Nitika Mago

Nitika Mago is a Senior Manager for Balancing Operations Planning at Electric Reliability Council Of Texas (ERCOT). She received her M.S. in electrical and computer engineering from Texas ECE in 2007. We sat down with Nitika to talk about what she is doing now, and her time in Texas ECE.
Wuyang Chen

Wuyang Chen Receives Two Dissertation Awards

Texas ECE alumnus Wuyang Chen has been announced as the recipient of two major dissertation awards recently. He received the International Neural Network Society (INNS) Doctoral Dissertation Award as well as the iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award 2024.
Simeon Bochev

Alumni Profile: Simeon Bochev

Simeon Bochev received his B.S. in electrical engineering from Texas ECE in 2012. He went on to receive a Master of Science, Finance from the McCombs School of Business at UT Austin and an MBA from Harvard Business School. We sat down with Simeon to talk about what he is doing now and his time in Texas ECE.
Academy of Distinguished Alumni

Five Inducted into Texas ECE Academy of Distinguished Alumni

The Chandra Family Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is proud to welcome the five newest members of the Academy of Distinguished Alumni. The inductees will be honored at an Academy dinner on November 8, 2024 in Austin, Texas.
Texas Engineers Help Lead New Video AI Startup

Texas Engineers Help Lead New Video AI Startup

Cockrell School of Engineering faculty and alumni are playing critical roles in a startup that aims to use artificial intelligence to produce narrative short-form videos using libraries of existing, real-world footage.
Iris Mok

Women's History Month: Alumni Profile - Iris Mok

Iris Mok graduated from Texas ECE in 2003 with an MS in Electrical Engineering. In celebration of Women's History Month, we sat down with Iris to learn more about what she is doing now and how Texas ECE helped lead to her success.

Texas ECE Student and Alum Startup Named Finalist for SXSW Pitch

Texas ECE alum Jimmy Mahon and Texas ECE student Siddharth Thakur developed FireBot, an unmanned ground vehicle that can be deployed into burning buildings, in place of firefighters, for rescue operations.
Amit Zavery

Alumni Profile - Amit Zavery

Amit Zavery graduated from Texas ECE in 1993 with a BS in Electrical Engineering. We sat down with Amit to learn more about what he is doing now and how Texas ECE helped lead to his success.
Chet Pena HHM

HHM Alumni Profile: Chet Pena

Chet Pena graduated from Texas ECE in Spring 2023 focusing on Computer Architecture and Embedded Systems. Originally from Danbury, Connecticut, Chet attended high school in Cedar Park, TX.
Shahrzad Mirkhani

WHM: Alumni Profile - Shahrzad Mirkhani

Shahrzad Mirkhani received her PhD in Computer Engineering from Texas ECE in 2014. After serving as a VP of Engineering in the startup Bigstream, she recently joined Meta as a software engineer. We sat down with Shahrzad to learn more about her career in engineering and her time at UT Austin.