Faculty Profile for Dr. Stan McClellan

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Dr. Stan McClellan
Professor — Ingram School of Engineering
RFM 5202
phone: (512) 245-1826

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Stan McClellan is Professor in the Ingram School of Engineering at Texas State University, where he teaches various topics in Electrical Engineering and researches advanced communication & networking technologies, including applications in the "Smart Grid" and "Smart City" space. From 2013 to 2018, Dr. McClellan was the Director of the School.

Dr. McClellan has held notable positions in the commercial, military/aerospace, and academic industries, including Hewlett Packard, ZNYX Networks, SBE, Inc., General Dynamics, LTV Aerospace, and Rockwell International. He served as chief technologist, chief architect, or lead engineer for several distributed real-time systems, developing technologies including real-time interactive telepathology, highly available systems for telecommunications networks, real-time flight simulators using reconnaissance imagery, and a flight-worthy digital terrain system for the AFTI/F-16 testbed aircraft. He has also served as a technology & business consultant for commercial entities including BellSouth, Motorola, Cisco, 3Com, Newbridge/Alcatel, BNR/Nortel, Network Equipment Technologies (NET), MCI/Worldcom, LSU Medical Center, and others. 

Most recently, Dr. McClellan was a founder and Chief Technology Officer for a startup company in the Smart Grid space, where he developed a revolutionary approach to Smart Grid systems using advanced signal processing, on-wire communications, and a sophisticated system architecture incorporating endpoint mobility, autonomous device registration, and command/control capability.

As the author of numerous peer-reviewed technical publications and US/international patents, Dr. McClellan is an expert in networking and distributed system optimization, particularly for voice/video transport with quality of service constraints (QoS). He has made invited contributions to well-known references including Advances in Computers, The IEEE/CRC Electrical Engineering Handbook, and The Encyclopedias of Electrical & Electronics Engineering.

Research Interests

Computer/Network Architecture & Protocols
Signal/Image Processing & Data Compression
Analog/Digital Communications

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • DasGupta, B., Valles Molina, D., & McClellan, S. A. (2019). A K-Means Algorithm Approach for Classifying Wireless Signal Loss Using RTT and Bandwidth. IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/IEMCON.2018.8615015
  • DasGupta, B., Valles Molina, D., & McClellan, S. A. (n.d.). A Comparison of MLA Techniques for Classification of Network Bandwidth Loss. IEEE Computer Society.
  • McClellan, S. A., & Casey, M. L. (2018). A survey of 5G security standards. In Proc. 12th Int’l Conf. on Digital Telecomm. Athens, Greece.
  • Koutitas, G., & McClellan, S. (2017). The Smart Grid as an Application Development Platform. Artech House. Boston and London, USA and UK: Artech House. Retrieved from http://us.artechhouse.com/The-Smart-Grid-as-an-Application-Development-Platform-P1900.aspx
  • Jimenez, J. (2017). Smart Cities:  Applications, Technologies, Standards, and Driving Factors. (S. A. McClellan & G. Koutitas, Eds.). Springer International. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-59381-4

Selected Service Activities

Representative / Organizer / Manager
Graduate Student Recruiting Organization (ENGINE)
March 2016-Present
STAR Park Strategic Planning Committee
Ingram Hall Development Committee (ESB)
June 2015-Present
Cooperative Education Working Group
Academic Computing Committee (ACC)