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A-State Closing at 1 pm on Wednesday, March 4

Arkansas State University will be closing at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4 due to incoming winter weather. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will be open until 8 p.m.
  • The Red Wolf Center will close at 3 p.m.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will close at 1 p.m.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will close at 1 p.m.
  • Tonight's performance of "12 Angry Men" has been cancelled. Contact the Box Office for refund information.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.

The university reminds students to monitor their official Arkansas State student email account for information regarding classes, as explained in an announcement from Provost Lynita Cooksey.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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(870) 972-3820

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Dr. Shubhalaxmi Kher

Director and Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering


  • Ph.D., (Electronics Engineering),  Devi Ahilya University (DAVV), Indore, India, 1997
  • M.E., ( Electronics Engineering), Devi Ahilya University (DAVV), Indore, India, 1989 
  • B.E, ( Electronics Engineering), University of Indore, Indore, India, 1981

Teaching Specialties

  • Electronics
  • Digital Electronics
  • Microprocessor and Microcontrollers
  • Artificial Intelligence, Fuzzy logic, Genetic algorithms
  • Wireless sensor networks

Research Interests

  • Wireless sensor networks
  • bioinformatics data integration and mining
  • Distributed algorithms
  • Soft computing and applications


  • Senior member - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, USA
  • Fellow- Institute of Electrical and Telecommunication Engineers, India
  • Life member - Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE), India
  • Member- Institution of Engineers, India
  • Visiting Professor- Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology,India


Dr. Kher worked at SGS Institute of Technology and Science, Indore, India for over 15 years and served as a professor of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering and Chair of Information Technology. She also worked at Oakland University, MI (2001) and Iowa State University (2004-2008). She served as Chair of IEEE MP Section and also as branch counselor of IEEE-SGSITS Student branch, Indore, India. She has published variety of scholarly articles including invited papers and a book chapter. Dr. Kher is a reviewer for Journal of Intelligent and fuzzy Systems, Journal of Microprocessors and Microsystems, IEEE Transactions on Systems Cybernetics and Man, IEEE Transactions on Networking.

Shubhalaxmi Kher

Contact Information

P: 870-972-3224
F: 870-972-3948


Building: Lab Science West
Room: 130C

Alternative Contact

Jennifer Cortez
P: 870-972-3565