Faculty Research Interests

New graduate students are requested to consult with at least three faculty members, two in the student's primary area and one in a related area. The following list indicates the specific technical areas in which each faculty member is interested. To see the list of faculty in each area, click on the link for each area of interest in the next section.

Areas of interest and abbreviations

Faculty list

Bold abbreviations indicate primary areas of interest.

Professor

Email
Building and Room
Phone
Faculty Identifier

Area of Interest

Muhammad Ashraful Alam

WANG 3051
+1 765 49-45988
C6128

MN

Physics of electronic, optoelectronic, and bioelectronic devices, transport in inhomogeneous systems, reliability limits of CMOS devices, computational modeling

Dionysios Aliprantis

WANG 2055
765-49-44434
C8919

PES, AC

electric machines and drives, power systems, integration of renewable energy sources, electric transportation, smart grids

Jan P. Allebach

MSEE 350
+1 765 49-43535
C2387

CNSIP

Electronic imaging systems, image capture and rendering, color image processing, image quality, document imaging

Joerg Appenzeller

BRK 1027C
+1 765 49-41076
C7101

MN

Device and transport physics of low-dimensional systems, experimental verification of novel device concept for improved transistor performance, exploration of nano-materials and nano-interfaces for future nanoelectronics applications

Saurabh Bagchi

EE 329
+1 765 49-43362
C5753

CE, CNSIP

Dependable distributed systems, network security, reliable high performance computing, embedded wireless networks, bioinformatics.

V. "Ragu" Balakrishnan

EE 122B
+1 765 49-43539
C4283

AC, CNSIP, VC

Numerical methods and optimization for systems and control, control theory, application of systems theory in communication, signal processing, robotics, and VLSI

Mark R. Bell

MSEE 336
+1 765 49-46412
C3289

CNSIP

Information theory, communication theory and systems, radar systems and signal processing, signal theory, free-space optical communications

Peter Bermel

BRK 2270
765-49-67879
C8412

FO, MN

Several applications of nanophotonics, including photovoltaics, lighting, thermal physics, sources, detectors, and switches.

Sunil A. Bhave

BRK 2021
765-49-60547
C9534

MN

MEMS

Alexandra Boltasseva

BRK 1295
1-765-49-40301
C7538

MN, FO

Nanophotonics, nanofabrication, plasmonics, metamaterials, integrated optics, sensing

Charles A. Bouman

MSEE 320
+1 765 49-40340
C3290

BIS, CNSIP

Image processing, statistical image modeling, pattern recognition, image printing and display, tomography and inverse problems, medical imaging.

Mireille "Mimi" Boutin

MSEE 342
+1 765 49-43538
C6290

CNSIP

Computer vision and image processing, automatic language translation, mobile device applications, interdisciplinary research, computational and applied mathematics

Michael A. Capano

BRK 2291
+1 765 49-43563
C5301

MN

Wide band gap semiconductors, semiconductor fabrication processes, chemical vapor deposition, defects in semiconductors, high-resolution x-ray diffraction, graphene, ion implantation, structural characterization

Stanley Ho Chan

MSEE 218
765-49-60230
C9181

CNSIP

signal processing, applied statistics, image reconstruction, sampling theory, optimization, graph theory

Zhihong Chen

BRK 1299
+1 765 49-40772
C8006

MN

Exploration of physical properties of nano-materials; control and manipulation of material properties to fit the needs of nano-electronic applications; designing and fabricating novel nano-devices and circuits for various application fields.

Mary Comer

MSEE 332
+1 765 49-43486
C6532

CNSIP, BIS

Video compression, scalable video coding, medical imaging, image and video processing

James A. Cooper

C2508

MN

Semiconductor device physics, wide band gap semiconductors, power switching devices, electron transport in semiconductors, MOS interface characterization.

Supriyo Datta

WANG 3047
+1 765 49-43511
C2258

MN, FO

Spin electronics, nanoscale energy conversion, molecular electronics and mesoscopic superconductivity

Raymond A. Decarlo

MSEE 233A
+1 765 49-43523
C1658

AC, VC

Hybrid optimal Control, Hybrid Electric Vehicle Modeling and Control, Variable structure control: theory and applications, Lyapunov stability, decentralized control, analog fault analysis and diagnosis of circuits, diesel engine control

Edward J. Delp

MSEE 368
+1 765 49-41740
C2643

BIS, CNSIP, CE

Image processing, image and video compression, information security, multimedia systems, medical imaging, computer vision, communication and information theory

David S. Ebert

POTR 228
+1 765 49-49064
C5438

CE

Visual analytics, computer graphics, visualization, mobile graphics, modeling natural phenomena, photorealistic and non-photorealistic rendering

Rudolf Eigenmann

EE 325
+1 765 49-41741
C4447

CE

Optimizing Compilers, Parallel and High-Performance Computing, Cyberinfrastructure, Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking

Aly El Gamal

MSEE 350
765-49-62726
C9535

CNSIP

Information theory and wireless communications, learning theory and big data analytics, and graph theory.

Daniel S. Elliott

MSEE 258
+1 765 49-43442
C2644

FO, MN

Nonlinear optics, multiphoton processes, photoionization, competition between optical processes, coherent control, atomic coherence

Okan K. Ersoy

MSEE 346
+1 765 49-46162
C2822

CNSIP, CE, FO

Digital signal/image processing and imaging, neural networks, decision trees and support vector machines, optical communications, networking and information processing, diffractive optics with scanning electron microscope, Fourier-related transforms and time-frequency methods, probability and statistics

Eric S. Furgason

EE 047
+1 765 49-43526
C0745

FO, MN

Applied ultrasonics, acoustic emissions, nondestructive evaluation of materials, acoustic propagation and scattering, ultrasonic signal processing.

Saul B. Gelfand

MSEE 352
+1 765 49-43439
C2987

CNSIP

Digital communications, statistical signal processing, optimization and pattern recognition

Arif Ghafoor

MSEE 236
+1 765 49-40638
C3630

CE, CNSIP

Multimedia systems, databases, distributed computing systems, broadband multimedia networking

Robert L. Givan

EE 313C
+1 765 49-49068
C4716

CE

Artificial intelligence, adaptive decision-making for computer networks, decision-theoretic planning, machine learning, knowledge representation, automated reasoning, Markov decision processes

Jeffery L. Gray

EE 136
+1 765 49-43390
C2646

MN

Computer modeling of semiconductor devices, semiconductors physics, photovoltaic devices

Jianghai Hu

MSEE 220
+1 765 49-62395
C6373

AC, CNSIP

Hybrid systems; multi-agent systems; control of uncertain systems; control applications (e.g. in sensor networks and energy efficient building management); general control and optimization theory

Y. Charlie Hu

MSEE 232
+1 765 49-49143
C5641

CE, CNSIP

Distributed systems, operating systems, networking, parallel computing

Zubin Jacob

BRK 2293
765-49-43514
C9536

FO, MN

Quantum Vacuum, Quantum Photonics, Energy and Thermal

Leah H. Jamieson

ARMS 3000
+1 765 49-45346
C0784

CNSIP

Engineering education, engineering and society, public understanding of engineering

David B. Janes

BRK 2268
+1 765 49-49263
C3287

MN, FO

Nanoscale electronic devices, molecular/semiconductor devices, microwave devices and characterization

Dan Jiao

WANG 3049
49-45240
C6630

FO

Computational electromagnetics, applied electromagnetics, high frequency VLSI circuit design and analysis, high-performance VLSI CAD, fast and high-capacity numerical methods, scattering and antenna analysis, microwave and millimeter wave circuits, and bio-electromagnetics

Byunghoo Jung

WANG 2053
+1 765 49-42866
C6533

VC, BIS

Analog and mixed signal IC design. RF and high-speed IC design for wireless and wireline communication systems. Development of sensor interface and bio-telemetry system for bio-medical applications

Avinash C. Kak

EE 340
+1 765 49-43551
C0756

CE

Sensor and Camera Networks, High-Level Programming Languages, Software Engineering, Computer and Network Security

Alex Kildishev

BRK 1264
+1 765 49-63196
C5695

Gerhard Klimeck

DLR 103 - NCN suite
+1 765 49-49212
C6129

MN, FO

Nanoelectronic device analysis and synthesis, genetic algorithm based optimization, high performance computing, engineering tool development

Cheng-Kok Koh

MSEE 254
+1 765 49-63683
C5061

VC

Computer Aided Design (CAD) for Very Large-Scale Integration (VLSI)

James V. Krogmeier

MSEE 274
+1 765 49-43530
C3464

CNSIP

Signal processing for wireless communications, adaptive filtering and equalization, synchronization, modulation and coding for nonlinear channels, intelligent transportation systems

Milind Kulkarni

EE 324A
765-49-41742
C7730

CE

Programming languages, compilers and runtime systems for multicore processors. Performance modeling of parallel programs. Parallelism in irregular algorithms.

C. S. George Lee

MSEE 256
+1 765 49-41384
C2825

AC, CE

Robotics, neural fuzzy systems, skills learning

James S. Lehnert

MSEE 240
+1 765 49-42362
C2648

CNSIP

Communication theory, information theory, spread spectrum signaling, packet radio systems, fading communication channels, channel equalization techniques, signal design and coding

Felix Xiaozhu Lin

EE 324B
765-49-66610
C9211

CE

Operating systems; energy efficiency; heterogeneous computing; wearable computing

Xiaojun Lin

MSEE 340
+1 765 49-40626
C6562

CNSIP, CE

Network as a large system. Resource allocation, control, routing, security, and cross-layer design for wireless and wireline communication networks

David J. Love

MSEE 360
+1 765 49-66797
C6300

CNSIP

Communication theory, information theory, feedback in communication systems, multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) wireless systems, Grassmannian subspace packing, massive MIMO communications, distributed MIMO, millimeter wave communications, signal processing to minimize EM exposure

Yung-Hsiang Lu

MSEE 222
+1 765 49-42668
C5764

CE, VC, ED

Mobile and cloud computing, energy-efficient computing, image and video processing

Mark S. Lundstrom

WANG 3055
+1 765 49-43515
C2194

MN

Semiconductor device physics, change carrier transport, computational electronics, physics and limits of nanotransistors

Michael R. Melloch

EE 122D
+1 765 49-43528
C2649

MN, FO

Semiconductor physics, molecular beam epitaxy, heterostructures, superlattices, ultra-small devices

David G. Meyer

MSEE 238
+1 765 49-43476
C2456

ED, CNSIP, CE

Application of information technology in engineering education, electroacoustics, computer architecture and parallel processing, embedded real-time systems

Nicolo Michelusi

MSEE 344
765-49-66040
C9726

CNSIP

Distributed sensing, estimation, and control in wireless networks; bacterial communications; energy harvesting for communication; Interference management techniques for cognitive networks

Samuel P. Midkiff

EE 310
+1 765 49-43440
C5766

CE

Compilers, memory and consistency models, compiling for low power, software reliability, compiling for high performance, extensible compilers

Saeed Mohammadi

BRK 2264
+1 765 49-43557
C5817

MN, VC, BIS, CNSIP

High-speed and low-power electronics, 3-D integration, nanotechnology, novel semiconductor devices, reconfigurable systems

Dallas Morisette

BRK 1272
765-49-62749
C9727

Evgenii Narimanov

Birck 1293
+1 765 49-41622
C6977

FO, MN

Negative Index (Meta) materials, Optical systems with ray-chaotic dynamics, Information-theoretical description of nonlinear fiber-optical systems, Non-linear dynamics.

John A. Nyenhuis

EE 264
+1 765 49-43524
C2512

FO, BIS, MN

Magnetic materials, magnetic sensors, magnetics applied to biomedical engineering, electromagnetic calculations.

Chee-Mun Ong

EE 135
+1 765 49-66162
C0774

PES

Modeling, simulation, and control of electrical machines and power system,

Johnny Park

EE 254
1 765 49-42382
C7468

CE, CNSIP

Distributed sensor networks, computer vision, robotics, computer graphics.

Steven D. Pekarek

WANG 2059
+1 765 49-43434
C6209

PES, AC

Analysis, design, and control of electric machines, power electronics, and power electronic based systems.

Dimitrios Peroulis

WANG 3057
765 49-43491
C5989

FO, CNSIP, MN

Microwave and millimeter-wave integrated circuits and antennas; RF MEMS (switches, varactors, inductors); novel architectures for multifunctional RF front-ends including tunable filters, antennas, matching networks and power amplifiers; high frequency 3D interconnects; nano-electro-mechanical resonators, RF/Bio sensors

Irith Pomeranz

MSEE 234
+1 765 49-43357
C5363

CE, VC

Test generation, design-for-testability, built-in self-test and diagnosis of integrated circuits.

Minghao Qi

BRK 1297
+1 765 49-43646
C6602

FO, MN

Nanotechnology, especially 3D nanofabrication and low-cost nanolithography; micro and nanophotonics, with emphasis on 3D photonic crystals and integrated Si photonic circuits; thermophotovoltaics and solar cells

Alexander Quinn

MSEE 262
765-49-43483
C9182

CE

Human-computer interaction, crowdsourcing, human computation

Anand Raghunathan

MSEE 348
49-43470
C7571

VC, CE

System-on-chip (SoC) architecture and design methodologies, Application-specific and domain-specific VLSI processing architectures, Embedded systems, Low-power design, Information security and trust in embedded system and SoC design, Electronic design automation.

Vijay Raghunathan

MSEE 224
+1 765 49-47392
C6978

CE, VC, CNSIP

Hardware and software architectures for embedded computing systems, system-on-chip design, and wireless sensor networks with an emphasis on low-power design, reliable system design, and environmental energy harvesting.

Sanjay Rao

EE 322A
+1 765 49-43399
C6397

CE, CNSIP

Computer Networking, Internet Architecture and Protocols, Software-Defined Networking, Cloud Computing, Smartphone Systems, Enterprise Networking

Amy Reibman

MSEE 356
765-49-60405
C9348

CNSIP

Image and video quality estimation, video transport over networks, video analytics

Timothy Rogers

EE 326A
765-49-41743
C9761

CE

Computer architecture, hardware accelerators, software systems, compilers and hardware/software co-design.

Kaushik Roy

MSEE 230
+1 765 49-42361
C4186

CNSIP, VC, CE, MN

Low-power electronics, Scaled CMOS devices and circuits, Silicon and Non-Silicon Nanoelectronics, process variations and design with unreliable components, VLSI signal processing

Ali Shakouri

BRK 1027C
765-49-66105
C8293

MN

Quantum electronics, nano and microscale heat and current transport in semiconductor devices, thermoelectric/thermionic energy conversion, submicron thermal imaging, micro refrigerators on a chip and novel optoelectronic integrated circuits.

Vladimir M. Shalaev

BRK 2295
+1 765 49-49855
C5571

FO, BIS, CNSIP, MN

Optical properties of nanostructured materials, nonlinear optics and spectroscopy, mesoscopic physics, quantum electronics and optoelectronics

Jeffrey M. Siskind

EE 313E
+1 765 49-63197
C5644

CE

Artificial intelligence, cognitive science, computational linguistics, machine vision, programming languages, visual event perception, child language acquisition, optimizing compilers for mostly-functional programming languages, programming environments, robotics

M.J.T. Smith

YONG 168
+1 765 49-42604
C5868

CNSIP

Speech and image processing, filter banks and wavelets, and object detection and recognition

Scott D. Sudhoff

WANG 2057
+1 765 49-43246
C3751

PES, AC

Power electronics, electromechanical devices, power electronics based power distribution and propulsion systems, evolutionary optimization, power magnetics, applied control, marine engineering

Shreyas Sundaram

EE 322B
765-49-60406
C9537

AC, CNSIP

Network science, robustness and resilience of complex networks and systems, dynamics on networks, fault-tolerant and secure control, distributed and decentralized control, graph theory

Thomas M. Talavage

MSEE 362
+1 765 49-45475
C5018

BIS, CNSIP

Functional neuroimaging, statistical biomedical image and signal processing, signal detection, audition, speech, language comprehension, neural prostheses

Hong Z. Tan

MSEE 272
+1 765 49-46416
C5017

CE, BIS, CNSIP

Haptic interfaces, distributed contact sensing, Haptic rendering, psychophysics

Mithuna S. Thottethodi

EE 327
+1 765 49-66787
C5869

CE

Computer Architecture, Interconnection Networks, Distributed Systems

T. N. Vijaykumar

EE 320
+1 765 49-40592
C4884

CE, VC

Computer architecture

Chih-Chun Wang

MSEE 354
+1 765 49-45568
C6981

CNSIP

Coding theory, network coding, analysis of iterative decoding, information theory and optimal decision and control

Oleg Wasynczuk

WANG 2061
+1 765 49-43475
C2064

PES, VC

Power system dynamics control and modeling, electromechanical and solid state energy conversion

Kevin J. Webb

EE 314
+1 765 49-43373
C3405

FO, MN

Biophotonics, imaging, nanophotonics, metamaterials, electromagnetics, and solid state devices

Andrew M. Weiner

MSEE 264
+1 765 49-45574
C3904

FO, CNSIP, MN

Ultrafast optics, femtosecond pulse shaping, high-speed fiber communications, radio-frequency photonics, optical frequency combs

Dana Weinstein

BRK 2266
765-49-63647
C9728

MN

George R. Wodicka

MJIS 3003B
+1 765 49-42998
C3286

BIS

Biomedical acoustics, speech acoustics, acoustic modeling, biomedical signal processing, acoustic biosensors, medical instrumentation

Peide "Peter" Ye

BRK 1291
1+ 765 49-47611
C6403

MN

Semiconductor physics and devices, Nano-structures and nano-fabrications, Quantum/spin-transport, Atomic layer deposition, High-k/III-V device integration, High-performance III-V MOSFETs, high-k/graphene integration, High-performance graphene FETs, Graphene spintronics

Stanislaw H. Zak

MSEE 233B
+1 765 49-46443
C2513

AC

Control, optimization, nonlinear systems, neural networks, fuzzy logic control

Yiying Zhang

EE 330
765-49-45916
C9601

CE

Operating systems, distributed systems, computer architecture, networking, and data analytics, with a focus on building fast, reliable, and flexible systems for emerging hardware and applications.

Fengqing Maggie Zhu

MSEE 334
765-49-60407
C9367

CNSIP

Image processing and analysis, video compression, computer vision and computational photography

Babak Ziaie

BRK 2023
+1 765 49-40725
C6404

MN, BIS

Biomedical micro and nanosystems, bioMEMS, implantable wireless microsystems, micro and nanofabrication technology, biomimetics, soft condensed matter, analog circuit design for biomedical applications

Michael D. Zoltowski

MSEE 318
+1 765 49-43512
C2911

CNSIP

Wireless & mobile communication systems, smart antennas, space-time adaptive processing, multipath channel identification & equalization, interference suppression for TDMA and CDMA cellular systems, space-time coding, Jammer cancellation for GPS

Courtesy Appointments in ECE

Professor Faculty Identifier
Atallah, Mikhail
Bertino, Elisa
Bhargava, Bharat C2661
Bullock, Darcy
Cheng, Ji-Xin
Chiu, George
Comer, Douglas C0544
Crawford, Melba
Culurciello, Eugenio
Garner, Allen
Garrison, James
Marinero, Ernesto
Ouyang, Zheng
Pizlo, Zygmunt C3779
Ramani, Karthik
Rokhinson, Leonid
Spafford, Eugene H.
Xu, Xianfan