PhD Texas A&M University, MSEE Colorado State University, BSEE University of Southwestern Louisiana
Prior to joining UTD, he was employed in academia, worked in industry and was a consultant to government and industry where he managed multi-million dollar programs. He has held Full Professorships with the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas, the University of Missouri-Columbia, and the University of Texas at Arlington. He was a Research Engineer and recognized as a Research Fellow for outstanding research performance for three years with the Texas Engineering Experiment Station. From 1977 to 1979 he was Group Supervisor of the Remote Sensing Group in the Exploration Research Division of Conoco, Inc., Ponca City, OK. From 1989 to 1995 he worked with the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC), serving as the Director of the Strategic Technology and Research Center (STAR Center). From 1995 to 2000 he was employed as the Director of Research and Budget for the College of Engineering at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He served as Vice President –Technology, Clean Earth Technologies, where he was responsible for building programs in sensor systems, imaging and network technologies, and weapons and sensor datalinks. He has recently served as Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education at the University of Texas at Dallas. His areas of technical specialization include mathematical modeling of electromagnetic phenomena; RF systems theory and design, radar system and antenna analysis; Radar Cross Section theory and measurements, tomographic imaging (microwave, optical and acoustic), and electro-optical system design and modeling.