William Milton "Milt" Gosney Jr.
Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering 2018
William Milton "Milt" Gosney, Jr., Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Lyle School of Engineering, joined the SMU faculty as the Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Electrical Engineering in 1986. He earned a B. S. degree at North Carolina State University, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees at the University of California at Berkeley. In 2006, Professor Gosney was recognized as an Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor, and also has received several Outstanding Professor Awards in Electrical Engineering from the Lyle School. He holds 14 patents in the field of semiconductor devices, processes and circuits. He is a Life Senior Member of the IEEE, and a registered Professional Engineer in Texas. During thirty-plus years at SMU, approximately 16,000 students (more than twice the capacity of Moody Coliseum) took his EE-1301: Modern Electronic Technology course. Also, he has served as an expert witness in over 100 patent-infringement cases. Prior to SMU, Professor Gosney worked in industry for 17 years at Texas Instruments and Mostek Corporation (now part of ST Microelectronics). He retires as Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering.