Tony is currently the Dean of the College of Engineering and Computing at The University of South Carolina. Prior to that he was Chairman of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. He got his 3 degrees from the University of Manchester in the UK, and does not watch Manchester United or Manchester City play soccer. His particular research interests are in how you test silicon chips and electronic systems, and more latterly focussing on counterfeit chips and cyber security.
He comes from a family of engineers – his wife, Judith, is an electronic engineer (from London), his two eldest children are engineers (Rosalind – BioMedical Engineering, James – Nuclear Engineering), both his Mother and Father and Uncle were electrical engineers, Father-in-Law and Grandfather-in-Law were also electrical engineers.
Tony Also has a pilot’s license!!!