ECE chair finalist to visit campus Feb. 11-12

February 9, 2016

Syed Kamrul Islam, professor and James W. McConnell Endowed Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Science at the University of Tennessee, will visit the University of New Mexico on Feb. 11-12 to meet with faculty, staff and students and to present his vision for the department.

Islam will meet with faculty in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering from 10-10:55 a.m. on Feb. 11 in ECE 125E. He will hold a colloquium from 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in ECE 118, and he will meet with ECE students over lunch from 12:20-1:40 p.m. in ECE 118.

His visit to campus will also include a tour of two School of Engineering research centers: COSMIAC and the Center for High Technology Materials.

Islam also is associate head for academic affairs of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Tennessee. He is currently leading the research efforts of the analog VLSI and devices research group there. His current research interests are semiconductor devices, high-temperature electronics, analog and mixed-signal circuit design, bio-microelectronics, and nanotechnology.