Karl D. Stephan
Karl D. Stephan received the B. S. in Engineering from the California Institute of Technology in 1976. Following a year of graduate study at Cornell, he received the Master of Engineering degree in 1977 and was employed by Motorola, Inc. and Scientific-Atlanta as an RF development engineer.
He then entered the University of Texas at Austin’s graduate program and received the Ph. D. in electrical engineering in 1983. He taught at the University of Massachusetts Amherst from 1983 to 1999, when he received an NSF Science and Technology Studies Fellowship in the history of technology.
He spent the 1999-2000 academic year at the University of Texas at Austin, and in 2000 accepted a position as Associate Professor in the Department of Technology at Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas. In 2009, he was promoted to full professor and moved to the Ingram School of Engineering. He has also received an appointment as Adjunct Associate Research Professor at the University of Texas at Austin’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
EgyptAir Flight 804: clues to a tragedy
25 May 2016 | FEATURES |
People are the weak link in aircraft technology
Texas, of all places, shows how to lower carbon emissions
11 May 2016 | FEATURES |
A state full of oil and gas is a wind-power leader.
Some dumb ideas about smart guns
5 May 2016 | FEATURES |
Guns which can only be used by one person sound brilliant. So why doesn't anyone want to buy them?
Will robots ever have moral authority?
29 Apr 2016 | FEATURES |
Abdicating responsibility to machines doesn't make person any less responsible.
Learning from the Kolkata overpass collapse
12 Apr 2016 | FEATURES |
A sea change is needed in India's construction industry
Drone Delivers to Doorstep: What Next?
31 Mar 2016 | FEATURES |
The rapid advance of commercial drone technology.
23 Mar 2016 | FEATURES |
Is the defeat of a Korean Go champion by a computer the beginning of the end for humanity?
Happy Friendship Day—Not
14 Mar 2016 | FEATURES |
Facebook's recycling of old photos was a really dumb idea.
Tragedy in Taiwan: Collapse of the Golden Dragon Building
16 Feb 2016 | FEATURES |
Taiwan's resilience is an engineering success story.
Earthquake prediction goes commercial — sort of
22 Jan 2016 | FEATURES |
With so many lives at stake, what are the ethics?
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