From 1977 to 1986 he worked for AT&T Bell Laboratories in the areas of digital PBXs, speech coding, and integrated packet networks. He was awarded three patents related to this work. During the 1983-84 academic year, he represented AT&T as a Visiting Professor at Tennessee State University. During the first half of 2000, Prof. Petr was a Visiting Erskine Fellow at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. During the first half of 2016, he was a Fulbright Scholar at the Graz Technical University (TU-Graz) in Graz, Austria.
Prof. Petr was named a Kemper Teaching Fellow at KU in 2005 and was a Sharp Professor of Engineering for the period 2000-2002, both for excellence and innovation in teaching. He received the Henry E. Gould Award for Undergraduate Engineering Advising in 2013. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and a member of Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi, and the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).
Last Update: August 2017
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