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Silio, Charles

Silio, Charles

Associate Professor Emeritus
Electrical and Computer Engineering
1411 A.V. Williams


Charles Silio earned BSEE, MSEE, and PhD degrees in electrical engineering at the University of Notre Dame. He served in the U. S. Army and then joined the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of Maryland where he is Associate Professor and has served as Associate Department Chair for Graduate Studies. He has been a National Research Council (NRC) Senior Postdoctoral Research Associate both in the Operations Research Dept., Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA and at the Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. He has also served as treasurer of the IEEE Computer Society, chair of its Multiple-valued Logic Technical Committee, program chair for International Symposia on Multiple-valued Logic and as a member of the Computer Engineering and Computer Science Curricula committees for the National Technological University. His work is in computer engineering and digital systems design, and he has supervised 11 completed Ph.D. dissertations and 23 completed M.S. theses. He is a member of Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi, and is a senior member of IEEE, the IEEE Computer Society, and the IEEE Communications Society.


    •    George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (1975)

Design, performance evaluation, and reliability analysis of computer communication networks, computer security, and multiple-valued logic circuits and systems.

ECE Recognizes 2022 Distinguished Alumni Awardees

Award recognizes alumni who have made significant and meritorious contributions to their fields.

ECE Alumnus Paul Hershey Named 2021 IEEE Fellow

The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest.

Silio Receives Best Paper Award at 2012 IEEE SoSE

ECE Professor wins best paper at 7th IEEE International Conference on System of Systems Engineering.

ECE Alumnus Hershey Promoted to Fellow at Raytheon

Paul Hershey (Ph.D., '94) was named engineering fellow for achievements in advanced technologies.