Awards & Recognition - Electrical & Computer Engineering - Bagley College of Engineering

Two graduate students earned three awards in EcoCar Mobility Challenge

Amine Taoudi and Jonah Gandy, two graduate students in Mississippi State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, were selected as three awards in EcoCar Mobility Challenge 2021. Amine Taoudi, ECE Ph.D student advised by Drs. Chaomin Luo and Randy Follet was granted First Place for the Mathworks Model Based Design Award. Amine Taoudi was…

December 22, 2021


Two Graduate Students Receive Awards to Attend APEC

Mark Didat and Kazi Nishat Tasnim, two graduate students in Mississippi State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, were selected to receive assistance for the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) in 2022. The two received the Student Attendance Support award for up to $1,000 for expenses related to attending APEC, which is the leading…

December 7, 2021


Zhao Receives IEEE PES Chapter Outstanding Volunteer Award

Dr. Junbo Zhao, an assistant professor in Mississippi State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was awarded the 2021 IEEE PES Outstanding Chapter Volunteer Award. This honor, awarded by each chapter, allows for the recognition of a volunteer’s contributions. The Mississippi chapter recognized his service of promoting activities, increasing visibility and membership, and educating…

November 19, 2021


Peng Wins MSU Graduate Student Research Award

  Ms. Yehong Peng, ECPE Ph.D student was awarded the first prize in the engineering category for her poster presentation in the 2021 MSU Graduate Student Research Symposium for her presentation titled, “Smart Partitioning based Fully Distributed AC Optimal Power Flow.”  Peng describes her research as the optimization of bulk power systems operation. As today’s…

November 1, 2021


ECE’s Inaugural Research Symposium

Friday, October 15, the ECE Graduate Committee hosted it’s Inaugural ECE Research Symposium.  The ECE Graduate Committee would like to announce that the Best Presentation award goes to Mr. Amine Taoudi for his presentation entitled “Design and optimization of a hybrid electric vehicle with energy efficient longitudinal control and bio-inspired trajectory planning and tracking.” He…

October 27, 2021


Luo receives NSF grant

Yu Luo, assistant professor in electrical and computer engineering (ECE) department at the Mississippi State University, recently secured a grant from the National Science Foundation to study Internet of Things (IoT). According to Statista, the number IoT connected devices worldwide will be 38.6 billion by 2025. IoT involves a larger number of sensors, actuators, and…

October 14, 2021


Tang earns NSF CAREER award for research into artificial intelligence

September 28, 2021


ECE Faculty Members Awarded Grant to Assist Transfer Students

Dr. Jean Mohammadi-Aragh, an associate professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), and her team were recently awarded a grant through the National Science Foundation (NSF) to help improve graduation outcomes for engineering students. The $1.48 million grant, titled Improving Engineering Transfer Success through Early Advising and Purposeful Community-Building, will provide scholarships, faculty mentoring, and…

August 9, 2021


Mohammadi-Aragh receives NSF CAREER award to transform computing education

July 28, 2021


Zhao, Ye, and Collaborators Awarded Best Paper at IEEE IAS I&CPS Asia

Dr. Junbo Zhao, of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), along with Ph.D. student Ketian Ye and colleagues Dr. Nan Duan from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Dr. Daniel Adrian Maldonado from Argonne National Laboratory, won the best student paper award at the IEEE IAS Industrial & Commercial Power System Asia 2021…

July 26, 2021