Lex Akers

Dean, Caterpillar College of Engineering and Technology

Jobst Hall 124
(309) 677-2721
lakers@bradley.edu

Biography


Dr. Lex A. Akers is the Dean of the Caterpillar College of Engineering and Technology at Bradley University.  He was previously the Associate Dean for Academic Programs and the James C. Dowell Professor and Chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Missouri.  Before coming to MU he was the Janey and Dolph Briscoe Distinguished Professor of Engineering and Director of the Division of Engineering at the University of Texas at San Antonio.  Additionally he was previously a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Director of the Center for Solid State Electronics Research at Arizona State University and has worked at Southwest Research Institute, Motorola, Intel, Rockwell, and the Jet Propulsion Lab.

He is a fellow of the IEEE and is internationally known for his research in Analog Neural Circuits and Networks, Architectures with Nanostructured Devices and Circuits, and Modeling Submicron CMOS Devices.