Clark School Home UMD
ECE

ECE News Story

Murphy Promoted to Full Professor

Murphy Promoted to Full Professor

Professor Thomas Murphy (ECE/IREAP)
Professor Thomas Murphy (ECE/IREAP)

President Wallace Loh and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering recently promoted ECE professor Thomas Murphy from associate professor to full professor.

“I feel both proud and privileged to have this amazing job, and I’m extremely grateful to the staff and faculty who have been so critical to my ability to thrive here at UMD,” Murphy said.

This promotion will not be Murphy’s first at the university. Last August, he was named director of the Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics (IREAP) after serving as the interim director for six months prior.

Murphy received his B.A./B.S.E.E. degrees at Rice University in 1994, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees at MIT in 1997 and 2000, respectively. He joined the NanoStructures Laboratory at MIT where he did research in integrated optics and nanotechnology. Murphy’s current research interests include nonlinear optics, optical communications, nonlinear dynamics, microwave photonics and terahertz technology.

The ECE department congratulates Professor Murphy on his promotion and wishes him the best of luck for the future. His promotion will be effective July 1, 2013.

 

Related Articles:
Alireza Khaligh promoted to associate professor with tenure
Ankur Srivastava Promoted to Full Professor
UMD Researchers Conduct Field Tests to Evaluate the Atmosphere’s Effect on Lasers
Alumnus Profile: Robert Cobb
Bhattacharyya awarded NIH Grant to Explore Real-time Neural Decoding for Calcium Imaging
Vishkin To Give Invited Talk on Parallel Computing at Indiana University
Rama Chellappa Keynote Speaker at BMVC 2018
ECE Ph.D. Student Min Zhou wins Best Student Paper Award at AMEREM2018
Alumnus Omur Ozel joins George Washington University as tenure-track faculty
Munday Receives DARPA Young Faculty Award

May 14, 2013


Prev   Next

“I feel both proud and privileged to have this amazing job, and I’m extremely grateful to the staff and faculty who have been so critical to my ability to thrive here at UMD,” Murphy said.

Current Headlines

Application window open: AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows

Biofilm treatment device receives TEDCO MII funding; paper published in IEEE TBME

UMD Researchers Conduct Field Tests to Evaluate the Atmosphere’s Effect on Lasers

Alumnus Profile: Robert Cobb

MC2 Faculty, Students Have Five Papers Accepted to ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security

Bhattacharyya awarded NIH Grant to Explore Real-time Neural Decoding for Calcium Imaging

With Engineering Projects, UMD Students Seek to Boost Education Access, Public Health, and Sustainability

Shoukry, Krishnaprasad receive NSF grant for resilient-by-cognition cyber-physical systems

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts