Congratulations to our Spring 2021 Graduates!

 Doctor of Philosophy
Dr. Laith Albarakat (Advisor: Dr. Gratz)
Dr. Zhixing Li (Advisor: Dr. Shi)
Dr. Lu Zhang (Advisor: Dr. Shi)

 

 
Master of Engineering
Ashlesha Sunil Agate
Dhiltom Pandaraparambil Antony
Bingxu Chen
Lauren Rebecca Haylock
I-Fang Huang
David Ratliff
Xiaotong Shang
Qijie Shen
Yunzhi Tang
Ruichao Wang
Yue Zhuo

 
Master of Science
Sanket Vinod Agarwal
Ananya Agrawal
Lokheshkumar Alagarsamy
Ashwin Ashokan
Nirmala Balepur
Saurav Bandlapalli
Pramod Kumar Baskar
Arpitha Bettadapur Mohan
Jithu Bijoy George
Deepak Bisht
Vaishnavi Chauhan
Hsing-Yu Chen
Yi-Lun Chen
Yixu Chen
Venkata Devaki Nandan Cheruvu
Parsa Shahbazi Dastjerdi
Naga Shiva Sai Pavan Kumar Devarasetti
Vaishnavi Duraisamy
Unnati Eramangalath
Seyedeh Nahid Esmati
Samuel Todd Flanagan
Tianyu Huang
Anmoll Kumar Jain
Sharatchandra Janapareddy
Rahul Jandyam
Yuchen Jiang
Jaehun Jung
Siddhi Sanjay Kale
Ritika Kamtam
Dhiraj Dinesh Kudva
Tanay Kedar Kulkarni
Ishan Kumar
Joellen Sue Lansford
Sanghyeion Lee
Hanyang Li
Srishti Madan
Tapojyoti Mandal
Hrushikesh Martand Joshi
Vineeth Muppalla
Siddharth Muralidharan
Sai Ruthwik Muthireddy
Chandra Vamshi Nagamalli
Shubhankar Rajendra Pandit
Kavya Radhakrishnan
Sameera Rangavajjula
Flavia Ratto
Ketan Sethi
Sundar Siddharthan
Krishna Sriram
Malliga Suresh Babu
Hisham Saadi Syed
Mahaboob Basha Tahir
Guru Sarath Thangamani
Di Tian
Rashmitha Reddy Vuppunuthula
Minreng Wu
Zhang Ziyi
Sourabh Zunke

 

Agricultural Blue Legacy Award

Congratulations to Dr. Jiang Hu and team for receiving the Agricultural Blue Legacy Award this March.

They developed a center pivot automation and control system known as CPACS. This contributes to water conservation in the field of agriculture. To learn more, go to http://www.hpwd.org/newswire/2021/3/18/amarillo-water-management-team-honored.

The team is referred to as the “Amarillo Water Management Team” and includes:
Dr. Hongxin Kong, CEEN, PhD Graduate
Jianfeng Song, CEEN, PhD Candidate
Dr. Justin Sun, CEEN, PhD Graduate
Dr. Yanxiang Yang, CEEN, PhD Graduate
Dr. Jiang Hu, co-director of graduate programs in the Texas A&M Department of Electrical and omputer Engineering at College Station;
Dr. Gary Marek, U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service agricultural engineer at Bushland;
Thomas Marek, AgriLife Research senior research engineer at Amarillo;
Dr. Dana Porter, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program leader in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Lubbock; and
Dr. Qingwu Xue, AgriLife Research crop stress physiologist at Amarillo.

Thank you Amarillo Water Management Team for improving our world with your projects!

 

 

 

Pic 1: Dr. Hongxin Kong
Pic 2: Dr. Jiang Hu & Dr. Yanxiang Yang
Pic 3: Dr. Hongxin Kong
Feature Pic: Yanxiang Yang, Thomas Marek & Justin Sun

2020 Outstanding Professor Awards

Congratulations Dr. Sunil P. Khatri and Dr. Xi Zhang for winning the 2020 Outstanding Professor Awards!

This award was presented by the Texas A&M University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in recognition of teaching, research, and service excellence in the betterment of the education of our students and to promote our department.

Thank you for your hard work!

Dr. Duffield – ACM Fellow 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Nick Duffield, Royce E. Wisenbaker Professor I and Director of Texas A&M Institute of Data Science, for being selected by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) as a 2020 ACM Fellow.

The ACM Fellows program recognizes the top 1% of ACM Members for their outstanding accomplishments in computing and information technology and/or outstanding service to ACM and the larger computing community. Fellows are nominated by their peers, with nominations reviewed by a distinguished selection committee. The accomplishments of the 2020 ACM Fellows have driven innovations that ushered in significant improvements across many areas of technology, industry, and personal life.

Best Paper Award in ACM MobiHoc 2020

Congratulations to Dr. I-Hong Hou and former CESG PhD students Ping-Chun Hsieh and Xi Liu!  Their recent paper “Fresher Content or Smoother Playback? A Brownian-Approximation Framework for Scheduling Real-Time Wireless Video Streams” won Best Paper!

MobiHoc is a premier international symposium dedicated to addressing challenges in dynamic networks and computing with a highly selective technical program. The acceptance rate of ACM MobiHoc 2020 is 15%.

The award announcement can be found here: https://www.sigmobile.org/mobihoc/2020/awards.html