Miguel F. Acevedo has 39 years of academic experience, the last 21 of these at the University of North Texas (UNT) where he is currently a faculty member. His career has been interdisciplinary and especially at the interface of science and engineering. He has served UNT as faculty member in the department of Geography, the Graduate Program in Environmental Sciences of the Biology department, and more recently in the Electrical Engineering department. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Biophysics from the University of California, Berkeley (1980) and master degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Berkeley (M.E., 1978) and the University of Texas at Austin (M.S., 1972). Before joining UNT, he was at the Universidad de Los Andes, Merida, Venezuela, where he taught since 1973 in the School of Systems Engineering, the graduate program in Tropical Ecology, and the Center for Simulation and Modeling (CESIMO). He has served on the Science Advisory Board of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and on many review panels of the U.S. National Science Foundation. He has received numerous research grants, and written many journal articles, book chapters and proceedings articles. UNT has recognized him with the Regents Professor rank, the Citation for Distinguished Service to International Education, and the Regent’s Faculty Lectureship.
Biography Updated on 5 December 2013