Mongi A. Abidi
Weston Fulton Professor in
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dr. Mongi A. Abidi is the Weston Fulton
Professor in the University of Tennessee College of
Engineering’s Department of Electrical and Computer
The award, established by the Robertshaw Controls
Company, honors UT graduate Weston Miller Fulton,
who invented the Sylphon bellows mechanism, and
recognizes superior classroom and research skills.
Abidi directs the Imaging, Robotics and Intelligent
Systems (IRIS) Laboratory, conducting research in 3D
imaging. Since 1986, he has acted as either principal
or co-principal investigator for research contracts
totaling over $25 million. http://imaging.utk.edu
Abidi is a member of Tau Beta Pi, the Order of the
Engineer and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic
Engineering. Among his many awards are the
Science Alliance Faculty Award, the Brooks Distinguished
Professor Award and the Chancellor’s Award
for Research and Creative Achievement.
He received his Principal Engineering degree in
electrical engineering from the National Engineering
School of Tunis, Tunisia, and his M.S. and Ph.D.
degrees from the University of Tennessee.
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