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Professor and Interim Chair
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Curriculum Vitae

Education and Training

  • 01/2002 06/2006 New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM Ph.D. Computer/Electrical Engineering*. Dissertation Research: Built In Self Test (BIST) for system on a chip and system on a chip design
  • 08/1999 12/2001 New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM M.S., Electrical Engineering.* Interest: Digital Communication Systems and VLSI circuit design
  • 08/1996 06/1999 New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM B.S., Electrical Engineering; Minor: Mathematics*
  • 08/1993 05/1994 New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM Certificate in Curriculum & Instruction*

Computer skills

Computer programming language: JAVA, C/C++, FORTRAN, and HTML.
Cadence software for VLSI design
Data base design using Microsoft Access and Oracle software
Web Site design using JavaScript, HTML, and FrontPage
Spice software for writing run scripts
LABVIEW software

Professional Organization Affiliations

  • Member, American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), January 2006 to
  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, IEEE, January
    2006 to present
  • President, National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) New Mexico State University Chapter, December 2004 May 2005
  • Membership Chair, National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) New Mexico State University Chapter, January 2004 December 2004.
  • Public Relations Chair & Assistant Treasurer African Unity Club New Mexico StateUniversity, January 2004 May 2005
  • Member, IBM Sponsored New Mexico State University Minority Programs Funding Team

Professional Service Activities

Reviewer American Society for Engineering Education, Spring 2007
Reviewer – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Honors & Awards

Distinguished Black Scholar, 2001, 2002, 2003 (NMSU)
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), Board of Cooperate Affiliate Scholarship – 2005
NMSU Student Support Services: Outstanding Tutor, 1996 1997; Secret Teaching Weapon Award, 1996 -1997 & CRLA Certification regular,advanced and master levels.

Service to School and Community

Assisted NMSU Graduate School in recruiting new students for NMSUs Graduate School Student Mentor/Adviser Department of Black Programs, NMSU, Fall 2004.
Assisted NMSUs Department of Engineerings Engineering Council (e-council) withplanning for e-council week of activities
Successfully raised funds needed ($9000) to get NMSU-NSBE chapter members to the 2005 NSBE National Convention in Boston, MA
Organized on-campus book drive to send books to African students as part of African Unity Club
Volunteer Work: Casa Peregrinos Food Bank, Las Cruces, New Mexico; Hearts of America,Austin, Texas; & Habitat for Humanity, Tempe, Arizona


Research Interests

Research/Scholarly Activities

Research Interests

Electrical Engineering an emphasis on alternative sources of energy, globalization of engineering, integrated circuit design, digital signal processing and application, Microprocessor/controller design and use in embedded systems.

Engineering Education special emphasis on integration of disciplines, primarily business management; curriculum development and instruction in engineering management.

Recent Publications (out of a total of xxx)

Thomas, G. (2006). Programmable Structured Test for System-on-a-Chip (SoC) Using Pseudo-Voltage Comparators. Dissertation.