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Gerald O Burnham
University Retirees-Electrical Engineering
Office MailstopMail Box: EC33, Room No.: ECN3612 
Email Address    Primary Phone Number 972-883-2977    Media Contact
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Brumley, Nancy E
 Professional Preparation
 Ph.DElectrical EngineeringUniversity of Southern California1973
 MSComputer ScienceUniversity of Southern California1970
 MSMathCalifornia State College, Los Angeles1968
 BAMathCalifornia State College, Los Angeles1967
 AAMathLos Angeles City College1965
Collapse Section Expand Section Publications
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  YearPublication  Type
Millard, D. L., Burnham, G., "Increasing Interactivity in Electrical Engineering", IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Boulder, CO, November 2003
Category: IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference
"The First Telecommunications Engineering Program in the United States", Journal of Engineering Education, pp.653-657, October 2001.
Category: Journal of Engineering Education
Millard, D. L., Burnham, G., "Cool" Interactive Media for Electrical Engineering Education", ASEE Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO. June 2001.
Category: ASEE Annual Conference
Cockpit Avionics: Charting the Course for the Future, Proceedings of the IEEE, 1987 NAECON.
Category: Proceedings of the IEEE
The Synergy of Global Positioning Satellite Systems and Electronic Terrain Map Systems,
Category: IEEE Position Location & Navigation Symposium
Collapse Section Expand Section Appointments
DurationRankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2004-PresentAssociate DeanABET Accreditation and Outreach  
2001-2004Head and Associate professor Electrical Engineering Department  University of Texas at Dallas
1996-2001Associate DeanEric Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science University of Texas at Dallas
1994-1996Visiting Professor  "Paul Quinn College, Dallas Texas"
1984-1994Senior Member of the Technical Staff  "Texas Instruments, Dallas Texas"
1977-1984Branch Manager  "Texas Instruments, Dallas Texas"
1973-1977Technical Group Supervisor  "Cal Tech Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena California"
1966-1973Design Engineer  "Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, California"
1965-1966Electronics Technician  "Garrett Air Research, Inglewood, California"
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Professional service activities
  1. UTD administrative duties
    1. Associate Dean for Accreditation and Outreach, July 2004 to present. Director UTD NSF LSAMP Program
    2. ABET Liaison.
  2. School Committees
    1. Academic Advisor
    2. EE Undergraduate Committee
  3. University Committees
    1. Ethics Committee
    2. Scholarship Committee
    3. SACSCOC Federal Mandate Subcommittee
  4. Special Service Contributions to Program, School, or University
    1. ABET Program Evaluator
    2. IEEE Dallas Section Chairman
  5. Consultant Activities
    1. Appointed to Advisory Board for the United Arab Emirates University to consult on the Electrical Engineering Communication Program

Honors and Awards
  • Howard Hughes Doctoral Fellow
  • Member of Sigma Xi and Eta Kappa Nu.
  • Elected Senior Member Technical Staff at Texas Instruments.
  • Registered Professional Engineer in Texas.
  • Publications in the IEEE transactions on Automatic Control and transactions on System, Man and Cybernetics, the Human Factors Journal and NAECON proceeding.
  • Patents for digitally coded incremental stroke generator and electronic navigation chart.
  • Director of the University of Texas at Dallas, NSF AMP Program.
  • Member of Leadership Richardson Class XIII.
  • Director of TexPREP program at Paul Quinn College.
  • Member of the Board of Directors for the New Vision Council for the College of Engineering at the University of Missouri, Columbia.
  • Member of Software Engineering Advisory Committee for the Texas Board of Professional Engineers.
  • Former Associate Editor of the Texas Instruments Journal for Avionics.

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