A Senior Electrical Engineer with many years of experience in the field of electrocutions, antenna and microware engineering.  Currently a  professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at a distinguished university .  He has an impressive list of honors and recognition for his contributions to research and education, as well as numerous funded research projects, service activities and published books and articles.

Academic Background

  • Ph.D., Applied Physics (Electromagnetics), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1974
  • M.E.E., Electrical Engineering, Rice University, Houston, TX, 1968
  • B.A., Electrical Engineering, Rice University, Houston, TX 1967



  • Member of the Electromagnetics Academy,
  • IEEE Fellow,
  • IEEE Board of Directors, 2005-2006,
  • IEEE Millennium Medal, 2000,
  • IEEE President – Antennas and Propagation Society, 1996,
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Lecturer 1992-94,
  • Engineering Alumni Association Distinguished Engineering Faculty Award, 1992,
  • College of Engineering Senior Research Award, 1995,
  • University of Houston Alumni Organization Outstanding Faculty Award, 2002



  • Registered Professional Engineer, State of Texas, 1986-present


Professional Experience

  • Senior Electrical Engineering consultant, RTI Group, LLC, Annapolis, MD, 2006-present
  • Associate Dean for Educational Activities, College of Engineering, distinguished university, 2002-present
  • Faculty member, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1974-present; Assistant Professor 1974-1979; Associate Professor 1979-1985; Professor 1985-present
  • Associate Dean for Research Activities, College of Engineering,  2000-2002
  • Interim Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,  1998-1999
  • Associate Dean, College of Engineering,  1995-1998
  • Chairman, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,  1984-1995
  • Acting Chairman, Department of Electrical Engineering, 1981-1983
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Electrical Engineering,  1978-1981
  • Research Assistant in Applied Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1971-1974
  • Teaching Fellow in Applied Mathematics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1970-1971
  • Research Associate, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratories, Los Alamos, NM; Linear Accelerator Design, Summer 1970-1971.
  • Aerosystems Engineer, General Dynamics, Fort Worth, TX;  Antenna System Design, 1968-1969
  • Engineer, Collins Radio, Dallas, TX; R.F. Amplifier Design, Summer, 1967