Faculty Archives - Roy G. Perry College of Engineering

PVAMU Engineering Center Awarded $5M for Sustainable Energy Research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is fueling Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) researchers in developing environmentally sustainable energy technologies. The NSF selected the Center for Energy and Environmental Sustainability (CEES) - which was established in 2010 as a recognized center in the Texas A&M University System - for a $5 million award.

PVAMU Secures Federal Grant to Expand Cybersecurity Research

Students and faculty interested in cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and computer forensics now have enhanced learning opportunities at Prairie View A&M University, due to a new grant from the Department of Defense (DoD). Shumon Alam, Ph.D., research scientist and principal investigator (PI) of the project, says the $432,854 award would go towards research and teaching in [...]

PVAMU Receives Nearly Half-Million Dollar Grant to Solve Transportation Challenges Within Waller Co.

Engineering Professor Invests Free Time into Mentoring Future Generations

Research Professor Presents Paper at International Conference in Spain

Dr. Safwat Shakir, a research professor in the Roy G. Perry College of Engineering, traveled to Spain April 10-12, 2019, to present a scientific paper in the 17th International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality (ICREPQ '19). His paper was entitled, "Global Solar Energy availability model and use in relationship to Ecological Human imprint: Economic [...]

PVAMU Part of Google’s Tech Exchange Program in Silicon Valley

Alumni Use Decades of Industry Experience to Teach Younger Generations

Two Prairie View A&M University alumni are making an impact in PVAMU’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Horace St. Julian (’71) and Vewiser “VJ” Turner (’80) are instructors who came out of retirement to teach. St. Julian has over four decades of experience from working at companies like AT&T, IBM, Cooper Industries, and Raytheon. [...]

Students Win Big at 15th Annual TAMUS Research Symposium

Nine Prairie View A&M University students took home awards at the Texas A&M University System’s Pathways Student Research Symposium, which was held November 1-2 at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas. Graduate deans from each member institution host the annual event. “Prairie View A&M University students have consistently presented competitive and intriguing research during [...]

Interdisciplinary Team from PVAMU, TSU Receives $1 Million NSF Award

Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) and Texas Southern University (TSU) are collaborators on a nearly $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The project is called Excellence in Research: Collaborative Research: Strengthen the Foundation of Big Data Analytics via Interdisciplinary Research among HBCUs. “Our teams have joined forces to enhance the research capabilities [...]

PVAMU Receives Half-Million Dollar Grant to Improve its Computer Network

Dr. Suxia Cui The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Prairie View A&M University $499,964 to revamp its computer network, all in the name of research. The project called INCREASE, or Improve Network on Campus for Research and Education in Agriculture, Science, and Engineering, should significantly improve upload and download times while allowing data-intensive [...]