UT ECE professor Jacob Abraham has been named the 2011 recipient of the Billy and Claude R. Hocott Distinguished Centennial Engineering Research Award from the Cockrell School of Engineering. The objective of the award is to recognize faculty members who have made significant contributions in furthering the profession of engineering through documented research conducted while associated with The University of Texas at Austin. Of primary importance is that the work of the recipient must have brought significant credit to the engineering profession and been judged most worthy by the recipient's peers.
Jacob A. Abraham is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. He is also director of the Computer Engineering Research Center and holds the Cockrell Family Regents Chair in Engineering.