Fred Beyette, Ph.D.
Professor and School Chair
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Founding Chair, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Fred Beyette is the founding chair of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the University of Georgia College of Engineering.
Over the past decade, Beyette’s research has focused on developing point-of-care devices for medical and health monitoring applications - including devices that guide the diagnosis and treatment of acute neurologic emergencies such and stroke and traumatic brain injury. His work has resulted in 12 patent applications.
Prior to joining the UGA faculty in 2017, Beyette served as a professor of electrical engineering and computing systems at the University of Cincinnati.
Beyette earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in electrical engineering at Colorado State University. After a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom, he joined the faculty at the University of Cincinnati in 1996. In addition to his duties as a professor, Beyette has served as associate department head for electrical engineering and as graduate program coordinator. He has trained 55 students at the master’s, doctoral and fellow levels and has mentored more than 125 undergraduate research/senior design students.