J. Kelly Flanagan received the Outstanding Alumnus Award for 2012 from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Brigham Young University. Some of the highlights from his distinguished career are summarized below.
Education: Kelly Flanagan received both a BSEE (1988) and MSEE (1989) degrees from BYU. He then continued on to receive his PhD from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at BYU in 1993.
Professional Career: After completing his PhD, Doctor Flanagan took a faculty position in the Computer Science Department at BYU. He currently serves as the Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer of BYU. He continues to do research and advise students.
Awards: Dr. Flanagan has published numerous technical papers, received over $2,000,000 of funding, advised many graduate students, received a teacher of the year award, and received the Utah Golden Key Award.