• Richard Molyet received his Ph.D. in Engineering Science in 1981 from The University of Toledo where he has sense been a faculty member in what was the Department of Electrical Engineering and is now the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.  He currently serves as the Undergraduate director for the EECS Department.  His areas of interest are automatic control, optimal control, autonomous vehicles, smart-grid systems, dc shipboard power systems and modeling and control of the human kidney.  Dr. Molyet retired in June of 2002 as an Associate Professor and was granted Emeritus status.  He returned as a visiting professor for three years in 2002 and subsequently as an associate lecturer in 2008.  Dr. Molyet was designated senior lecturer in August of 2017.  During his tenure he has graduated a PhD student and several Master’s students, as well as, serving on numerous Master’s and PhD committees.  He continues to advise three PhD and several Master’s students.  Dr. Molyet has consistently received excellent teaching reviews.  He received the College of Engineering Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2000 and 2005, the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2009, and a University of Toledo Outstanding Teacher Award in 2016.  Dr. Molyet has also received consistently excellent reviews for his academic performance.  He has been active in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), where he has served on the board of the Toledo Section of IEEE for 39 years.  He has held every executive position on the board.  He was the recipient of an IEEE Third Millennium Medal in 2000 and an IEEE-USA Professional Achievement Award in 2002 from the national organization, and he achieved Life Member in 2010.

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  • Richard G Molyet


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