Retired Faculty
2009 - Present

James George Dunham 
Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering  2021

James George Dunham, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at the Lyle School of Engineering, earned B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering at Stanford University. He joined SMU's faculty in 1984 after holding faculty positions at Washington University. In his time at SMU, Professor Dunham served as assistant dean of undergraduate and graduate studies; assistant dean of computer operations; associate dean of academic affairs; associate dean for academic affairs, research and infrastructure; and acting chair of the electrical engineering department, all within the Lyle School of Engineering. Professor Dunham is a highly cited cryptography and data security researcher. He is a Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Upsilon Pi Epsilon, Sigma Xi and a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He has published 55 peer-reviewed articles and presented 45 papers at conferences. He retires as professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering.