Dr. Larry Holloway is the TVA Endowed Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and serves as the Director of the DOE EPSCoR program within the statewide Kentucky EPSCoR program.
He received his BS (magna cum laude) in Electrical Engineering from Southern Methodist University in Dallas Texas, and his MS and PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. Dr Holloway joined the University of Kentucky in 1991 as a joint faculty member in Electrical Engineering and the Center for Manufacturing (formerly known as the Center for Robotics and Manufacturing Systems). He has served in a variety of administrative roles within the University, including as Department Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Interim Dean of the University of Kentucky College of Engineering, Interim Dean of the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, and Vice Provost.
His research area is in analysis and control of systems, particularly applied to manufacturing. He has conducted projects funded by the US Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, Eaton, Rockwell, Department of Defense, NASA, Office of Naval Research, and others. He has over 100 technical publications. He is a senior member of the IEEE. He was formerly an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control and has served as a member of the Program Committee or Organizing Committee of over fifteen international conferences.