Texas A&M University at Galveston
Dr. Irfan Khan is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Marine Engineering Technology with a curtesy joint appointment with the Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M College Station.
Dr. Khan is an affiliate faculty member with the TAMU Energy Institute and the TEES Smart Grid Center. Before joining TAMU in 2018, he received a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University USA. He is also the director of the Clean And Resilient Energy Systems (CARES) Lab, which focuses on the cyber security, reliability, and sustainability of cyber-physical systems, including electric energy systems, drones, marine vessels, and biomedical systems. Recently, he has been presented with several prestigious awards and honors, such as the 2021 Jim Leonard Outstanding Member Award from IEEE Region 5, the Gulf Research Program’s Early-Career Research Fellowship: Offshore Energy Safety (Track 3) from the National Academies, and the 2021 IEEE Region 5 Director’s Award Technical Conference Co-Chair.
He is committed to serving the Faculty Senate by actively participating in discussions on important issues to the public, students, and the University Administration.