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Aziz Receives New Faculty Honor

Assistant Professor Ahmedullah Aziz received the New Faculty Researcher Award from the Southeastern Section of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE).

Ahmedullah AzizThe award, which is given to only one recipient per year across all engineering disciplines, recognizes a faculty member with less than six years of experience who has demonstrated excellence in research and teaching.

Aziz was honored at the 2024 ASEE Southeastern Section Annual Conference on March 11 at Kennesaw State University in Marietta, Georgia. Candidates are nominated by a colleague, department head, or student.

Aziz is the second UT faculty member to receive the award since its inception in 2001. Ferguson Faculty Fellow in Chemical Engineering, Professor Cong Trinh was honored in 2017.

Prior to joining the UT faculty in August of 2019, Aziz received his PhD in electrical and computer engineering from Purdue University in July of 2019. He earned a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Penn State in 2016 and a bachelor’s in electrical and electronic engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET) in 2013. Prior to beginning his graduate studies, Aziz worked in the Tizen Lab of Samsung R&D Institute in Bangladesh as a full-time engineer.

Aziz’s research interests include mixed-signal VLSI circuits, non-volatile memory, and beyond CMOS device design. He has published more than 60 scientific articles.


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