Lyle School of Engineering

SMU Names Inaugural Vice Provost of Research, Chief Innovation Officer as It Pursues R1 Status

by | Nov 18, 2022
The appointment of Suku Nair, a leader in computer science and engineering who's been teaching and researching at SMU for more than 30 years, is part of a plan for SMU to achieve Carnegie Classification “R1” status, awarded to those universities with the highest levels of research.
SMU professor Harsha Gangammanavar is leading a multidisciplinary team to develop algorithms that improve complex energy systems—like the management of the energy grid under intermittent renewable power.
DOE Awards SMU-Led Research Team $2M Grant for Algorithms Improving Complex Energy Systems
by | Nov 14, 2022
SMU researchers aim to help address problems in the broad area of computational mathematics for sustainability—such as the management of the energy grid under intermittent renewable power. The research is aimed at developing new algorithms for materials design, bioengineering, and power grid applications.

Researchers will use SMU's high-performance computing system—enhanced with an NVIDIA DGX SuperPODTM—as well as the supercomputing resources at Argonne National Laboratory.
Program Puts SMU’s Lyle School on Path to Solve 14 Global Engineering Challenges
by | Nov 7, 2018
SMU is Texas' first private school to utilize the NAE Grand Challenges Scholarship Program, which aims to prevent nuclear terror, make solar energy economical, reverse-engineer the brain, and more.
DI People: Penney Names Interim CFO, Ebby Halliday Taps New CEO, Jacobs Appoints 3 Execs
by | Oct 30, 2018
Also, you’ll find leadership appointments and changes at SMU, the University of Texas at Dallas, Fears Nachawait, and Paradigm Tax Group in this roundup of people news in North Texas.
Highland Park ISD

Highland Park ISD Names Leader of New Innovation Institute

by | Mar 29, 2017
Dr. Geoffrey Orsak, former dean of Lyle School of Engineering at SMU, will take the reins as executive director of the Moody Innovation Institute.
SMU Students Create Solar
Charging Station for Wikiblock
by | Feb 27, 2017
PHOTO GALLERY | ModPod is a flat-pack design that can provide urban dwellers with charging power for mobile devices and laptops.
Lyle Faculty Duncan MacFarlane Entrepreneurship Class
SMU Launches Master’s of Science in Engineering Entrepreneurship
by | Feb 6, 2017
The new program will equip students to lead new tech ventures as demand continues to rise.
Dr. Bobby Lyle and Dr. Duncan MacFarlane, SMU's first Bobby B. Lyle Centennial Chair in Engineering Entrepreneurship. Photo by Hillsman S. Jackson/SMU.
SMU Announces New Chair in Engineering Entrepreneurship
by | Feb 3, 2016
The announcement is a spark that will light many young entrepreneurs’ dreams for inventing, creating, and starting businesses.