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Dr. Yagnesh C. Trivedi, Lecturer

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 Yagnesh C. Trivedi received the Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering (5 year program then)) degree from L.D. College of Engineering, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India in 1973 the Master of Science Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California in 1975 and the Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering degree from Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, New York in 1986 (now Polytechnic Institute of New York University). 

Experience and Service Activities: Dr. Trivedi worked for the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California as a reader from February 1974 to March 1976 grading home works and tutoring students for the Probability Theory, Matrix Theory and Linear Algebra and Electromechanical Energy Conversion graduate courses. At T. T. Electronics Inc., Los Angeles, California, from July 1974 to February 1975 he worked as an assembler/a technician and a supervisor for the passive RLC filter design, development, testing and shipping. At Receptors, Inc., Torrance, California, he worked as a test engineer for the remote traffic control system for data communications equipment in June 1975. At Electric Control Gear Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad, India from September 1976 to December 1976 he worked as a design engineer for Low Voltage Switchgear. At the Government Polytechnic for Girls, Ahmedabad, India from January 1977 to March 1977 he worked as a lecturer and taught Antenna Theory, communications and electronics courses. At the Sensor Development Division and the Image Processing and Analysis Division, Remote Sensing Area, Space Applications Center, Indian Space Research Organization, Ahmedabad, India he worked as a pool officer (in the pool of engineers and scientists hired by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi, India)/Engineer SC from April 1977 to March 1979. He was payload in-charge for the Tethered Balloon (looked like a Goodyear Blimp or Zeppelin and also called kytoon since it was flown like a kite with a tether and a winch on wheels to hold the tether and pull the tether or release the tether) project. He designed minicomputer interfacing for the Interactive Digital Image Processing Systems project to process images sent by India’s second satellite ‘Bhaskara’. At Gujarat Electricity Board (now Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd.), Vadodara, India, he worked as a deputy engineer from April 1979 to August 1981. He was in-charge of Power Line Carrier Communications (PLCC) for voice, data and Tele-Protection. The PLCC network connected Power Generating Stations, Substations and the Load Dispatch Center for the whole state of Gujarat. He worked as a grader/tutor/senior design project advisor/teaching fellow/ adjunct professor at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University from January 1982 to June 1987. He worked as a lecturer/an assistant professor at the University of Florida’s satellite program in electrical engineering at the University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida from July 1987 to August 1992. He setup state of the art laboratories for communications, electronics, circuits and computer courses. He set up an image processing facility in collaboration with the computer science department. He wrote new laboratory experiments for communications, electronics, circuits and signals and systems courses with computer simulations. He worked at the University of North Florida as a lecturer/an assistant professor in the electrical engineering department from August 1992 to January 1993 and as an adjunct professor/affiliated faculty from June 1993 to August 1993, January 2005 to May 2008 and January 2010 to May 2010. He worked at St. Johns River Community College, Orange Park, Florida as an adjunct professor (Full Time) from January 1993 to June 1993. He worked as an adjunct professor (Full Time) at the Florida Community College at Jacksonville (now Florida State College at Jacksonville) from January 1994 to August 1994. He worked at McDuff Electronics, Computers and Appliances Inc., owned by Tandy Corporation, owned by RadioShack, Inc. as a sales associate from September 1994 to December 1976 and sold communication, computer and electrical products. He worked as a consultant for Reynolds, Smith and Hills, Inc., Aerospace and Defense Department, Jacksonville and Merritt Island Office from November 1995 to August 2012. He did research, design, development, installation, testing of PLC based control systems for air and Nitrogen conditioning systems for ATLAS V rockets and optical fiber communication systems for Launch Complex 40 and Launch Complex 41 for Lockheed Martin Astronautics, Inc., Air Force Station, Cape Canaveral, Florida, Rocket Launch Platform for Kistler Corporation, Woomera, Australia, Hangar AF, NASA, Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida. He did energy savings project for more than 300 commissaries at the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Bases all over the world and U.S. Embassies all over the world. He upgraded Energy Monitoring and Control System for 133 building at Ft. Benning, Columbus, Georgia, lighting system at the Eisenhower Hospital, Ft. Gordon, Georgia. He did desiccant dehumidification study for Ft. Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina. He did oil spill cleanup control system project for ENRON at Lake Butler, Florida. He did lighting and security system upgrade project for St. Craig, Florida and Albany, New York airports. He was a visiting assistant professor for the Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, Florida in the department of engineering and science from August 2006 to August 2007. He worked at the Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Washington as a lecturer from September 2012 to June 2013. He is currently working at the Texas A & M University, Kingsville, Texas as a lecturer since August 2013.

Research and Scholarship: Dr. Trivedi published papers in refereed international journals in image processing area. He is interested in research, design and development of robust techniques in digital image processing, digital communications, satellite communications, optical fiber communications, computer communications, information theory, detection theory, estimation theory, RADAR, antenna theory, solid state devices and circuits, analog and digital electronic circuits, Integrated Circuit Fabrication, VLSI, Microwave Network Engineering, microwave integrated circuits, PLC based control systems, digital signal processing, computer processing of speech and music, data communications, computer vision, computer graphics, energy saving and power.

Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
EC 211
MSC 192 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
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