Dr. Thomas G. Thomas

Dr. Thomas G. Thomas

Associate Professor
Electrical Engineering


  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Alabama Huntsville, 1997
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Alabama Birmingham, 1987
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of South Alabama, 1984
  • B.S. Chemistry, University of South Alabama, 1977


Most Recent

  • Thomas, T. G., 2017 Women in STEM Teen Conference, "Robotics at the University of South Alabama," Alabama School of Math and Science, ASMS Campus, Mobile AL. (April 1, 2017).

  • Samuel H. Russ, Cade C. Cashen, Thomas Thomas, Roma Hanks, “Smart Grid Architecture for Unobtrusive Home Health Monitoring”, National Social Science Journal, Volume 44 Number 1, 2015.

  • Clay V. Smith, Michael V. Doran, Roy J. Daigle and Thomas G. Thomas, Jr., “Enhanced Situational Awareness in Autonomous Mobile Robots using Context-Based Mapping”, 2013. IEEE International Multi-Disciplinary Conference on Cognitive Methods in Situation Awareness and Decision Support (CogSIMA 2013), San Diego, CA. February 26-28, 2013.

  • Cade C. Cashen, Samuel H. Russ, Thomas G. Thomas, and Damon A. Edwards, “Motion Detection Using RSSI Variance in Wireless LANs”, IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, 2012.

  • Thomas, T., Doran, M., Sakalaukus, J., Skinner, M., The Hardware/Software Co-design of an Autonomous Tour Guide Robot Based on a Human Neuroanatomy Model, Proceedings, WORLDCOMP’09, Las Vegas, NV, July 13-16, 2009.

  • Thomas, T., Doran, M., Robotics to Stimulate Learning Opportunities: A Robot Campus Tour Guide, Proceedings, 7th International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications (EISTA 2009), 3rd International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics (IMSCI 2009), Orlando, FL, July 10-13, 2009.

  • Tom Thomas, Mahmut Ozkan, “Real-time detection of targets in hyperspectral images using radial basis neural network filtering,” Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 6696, August 2007.

  • Tom Thomas, Mahmut Ozkan, Mohammad Alam, “Target detection by radial basis neural network filtering of spectral data,” Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 6312, August 2006.

  • M. Y. El-Shark, A. Rahman, M. S. Alam, P. C. Byrne, A. A. Sakla, and T. Thomas, “A Dynamic Model for a Stand-Alone PEM Fuel Cell Power Plant for Residential Applications,” Journal of Power Sources, 138 (2004) 199-204.


  • EE 438 Virtual Instrumentation
  • EE 468 Programmable Logic Controllers
  • EE 526 Introduction to Robotics