Jeff Prevost

Professor John J. (Jeff) Prevost

Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Co-Founder and Assistant Director of The Open Cloud Institute
College of Engineering
The University of Texas at San Antonio

Brief Biosketch

Dr. John Jeffery Prevost received his first B.S. degree from Texas A&M in Economics in 1990. He received his second B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at San Antonio, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in December 2009. In 2012 he received his M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, also from the University of Texas at San Antonio along the way to earning his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in December, 2013. In 2014 he was appointed as an Assistant Professor of Research at UTSA in the ECE Dept.
His current UTSA academic appointment is Assistant Professor in the ECE Dept. In 2015, he co-founded and became the Chief Research Officer and the Assistant Director of the Open Cloud Institute.
Prior to his academic appointment, he served many roles as a technical leader in the computer hardware and software industry. He has served as Director of Product Development, Director of Information Systems and Chief Technical Officer for various technical firms in the San Antonio area.
He remains an active consultant in areas of complex systems and cloud computing and maintains strong ties with industry leaders.
His is a member of Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi and Eta Kappa Nu Honor Societies, and has been a member of IEEE since 2006.
His current research interests include energy aware cloud optimization, cloud controlled robotics, cloud based communications, and quantum cloud computing.