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Emad Aboelela


Associate Teaching Professor and Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Wireless Sensor Networks, Internet of Things, Embedded Systems, Quality-of-Service for Multimedia Networking, Computer Networks Management and Design.

Ali Abur


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Power system monitoring, estimation and optimization, fault location and identification in power grids

George G. Adams


College of Engineering Distinguished Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Contact mechanics including adhesion, friction, and plasticity; modeling and analysis of MEMS; modeling and analysis in nanomechanics

Brian Albrecht


Associate Co-op Coordinator & Assistant Director, 
Cooperative Education

Muhammad Ali


Postdoctoral Research Associate, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Mahshid Amirabadi


Assistant Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

design, modeling and control of power converters, power electronics for renewable energy systems, microgrids, variable speed drives and wireless power transfer

Parisa Andalib


Associate Research Scientist, 
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Joseph Ayers


Affiliated Faculty, 
jointly appointed in Bioengineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering & Electrical and Computer Engineering

Development of underwater robots for civil infrastructure and explosive sensing; neurophysiology and behavior biomimetics

Stefano Basagni


Associate Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Wireless networks; ad hoc networks; underwater and terrestrial sensor networking; protocol design and testing

Dana Brooks


Research Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Biomedical signal and image processing; medical imaging; statistical signal processing; inverse problems; electrocardiography; bio-optical imaging; magnetic resonance imaging; transcranial neuromodulation; estimation of protein conformations from Xray scattering; regularization; optimization

Ahmed Busnaina


WL Smith Chair and University Distinguished Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Nanomanufacturing, nano and microscale printing of sensors and electronics, nano and micro control, particulate and chemical defects in semiconductor manufacturing, high rate nanomanufacturing, NEMS devices and nanomaterials based nanoelectronics

Octavia Camps


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing

Cristian Cassella


Assistant Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Acoustic resonators, nonreciprocal components, zero-power sensors for IoT, nonlinear dynamics, ultrasonic transducers

Kaushik Chowdhury


Associate Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Dynamic spectrum access; energy harvesting sensor networks; 5G technology; intra-body communication; protocol design for wireless

Pau Closas


Assistant Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Statistical and array signal processing; estimation and detection theory; Bayesian inference; stochastic filtering; robust statistics; and game theory, with applications to positioning systems (GNSS and indoor technologies); wireless communications, and mathematical biology

Sally Conant


Associate Co-op Coordinator, 
Global Engineering Co-op

Gene Cooperman


Affiliated Faculty, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

High-performance computing and large applications in computational algebra

Anthony Devaney


COE Distinguished Professor Emeritus, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Electromagnetic wave propagation, inverse scattering tomography

Nicole Diamond


First-Year & Electrical and Computer Engineering (M-Z) Academic Advisor, 
Undergraduate Academic Advising

Charles DiMarzio


Associate Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Optics, microscopy, coherent detection, interaction of light and sound waves, hyperspectral imaging, diffusive optical tomography and ultrasound, landmine detection, magneto-optic sensors, and multi-model imaging. Activities include computer modeling, designing, building, and testing of hardware, and processing the resulting data

Jennifer Dy


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Machine learning; data mining; statistical pattern recognition; computer vision and image processing

Deniz Erdogmus


Professor and Associate Chair for Research, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

machine learning, signal and image analytics, cyber-human systems

Ozlem Ergun


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Design and management of large-scale networks, supply chain design and resilience, collaboration and crowdsourcing in logistics, humanitarian logistics

Hui Fang


Assistant Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Nano-electronics, bio-electronics, materials surfaces and interfaces

Qianqian Fang


Assistant Professor, 
Bioengineering

Innovations in translational medical imaging devices to better diagnose cancers, low-cost point-of-care diagnostic tools to delivery life-saving medicines to the resource-poor regions, and high performance computing tools to facilitate the development of the next-generation imaging methods

Amir Farhat


Associate Teaching Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Integrated circuits, solid state devices

Yunsi Fei


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Computer architecture, embedded systems, hardware-oriented security, design automation, mobile computing, underwater sensor networks

Yun Raymond Fu


Professor, 
jointly appointed in Electrical and Computer Engineering & Khoury College of Computer Sciences

Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning and Computational Intelligence, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Big Data Mining and Social Media Analytics.

Manu Gosain


Technical Program Director, 
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Arvin Grabel


Professor Emeritus, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Active networks, Gallium arsenide circuits, Integrated circuits

Vincent G. Harris


University Distinguished Professor and William Lincoln Smith Chair Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Design and processing of advanced materials with emphasis on high frequency device applications for radar, communication, and sensing

William Hart


Financial Operations Coordinator, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Tales Imbiriba


Postdoctoral Research Associate, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Vinay Ingle


Associate Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Multidimensional signal processing and Hyperspectral imaging

Stephen Intille


Affiliated Faculty, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Applying pattern recognition and sensor-driven healthcare technologies to measure physical activity and promote behavior changes that improve health

Stratis Ioannidis


Assistant Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Distributed systems, networking, machine learning, big data, and privacy

Holly Jimison


Affiliated Faculty, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Technology-based health interventions for successful aging and scalable remote care

Steven Johnson


Assistant Co-op Coordinator, 
Cooperative Education

Josep M Jornet


Associate Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Terahertz Communications, Wireless nano-bio-communication networks, Internet of Nano-Things

Jackie Josselyn


Assistant Co-op Coordinator, 
Cooperative Education

Alison Joyce


Assistant Co-op Coordinator, 
Cooperative Education

David Kaeli


COE Distinguished Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Computer architecture; GPUs; heterogeneous computing; performance analysis; security and information assurance; hardware reliability and recovery; Big Data analytics; workload characterization

Yong-Bin Kim


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Integrated circuit design and for nanoelectronics and nano technology, high speed system integration for signal processing and communication applications, bio-chip and bio-sensor interface circuit design, electronic neuron circuit design, low power adaptive robot controller circuit design; high performance and low power vlsI design, system-on-chip (soc), and Physical VLSI CAD

John Kimani


Associate Teaching Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Microwave semiconductor devices, Solid-state chemical and biological sensors, Hardware/software design for sensor circuits and systems.

Engin Kirda


Professor, 
jointly appointed in Khoury College of Computer Sciences & Electrical & Computer Engineering

Malware analysis and detection; web security; social network security; reverse engineering; intrusion detection

Mieczyslaw Kokar


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Cognitive radio; software engineering-self-controlling software; information fusion

Dmitri Krioukov


Affiliated Faculty, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Big data analytics and practical applications, mathematical physics of networks.

Kristina Kutsukos


Assistant Co-op Coordinator, 
Global Engineering Co-op

Miriam Leeser


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Accelerators for compute intensive applications: reconfigurable hardware and graphics processing units (GPUs). Applications including biocomputing, machine learning, software-defined radio. Uses and implementations of computer arithmetic.

Bradley Lehman


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Power electronics, dc-dc converters, pulse width modulation, motion control, electric motor drives, analog circuits, control theory, differential equations, time delays, nonlinear systems and control, industrial control.

Hanoch Lev-Ari


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Adaptive filtering, Statistical signal processing, spectrum analysis and estimation, networked dynamic state estimation.

Xue "Shelley" Lin


Assistant Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Adversarial machine learning; deep learning acceleration and hardware implementation; cyber-physical systems

Yongmin Liu


Associate Professor, 
jointly appointed in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering & Electrical and Computer Engineering

Nano optics, nanoscale materials and engineering, nano devices, plasmonics, metamaterials, and applied physics

Carol Livermore


Associate Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

MEMS-enabled systems for assistive technologies, energy harvesting, and microscale vacuum applications; origami-enabled microfluidics and tissue engineering; carbon nanomaterials

Fabrizio Lombardi


ITC Endowed Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Fault-tolerant computing, VLSI CAD, testing, configurable computing, distributed systems.

Maria LoSurdo


Director of Administration and Finance, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Bala Maheswaran


Teaching Professor, 
jointly appointed in First Year Engineering Program and Electrical and Computer Engineering, ASEE & ATINER

Current Research: Experiential Engineering Education via Innovation and Invention. Focus on the Technical Design, Energy System, and Medical Engineering (MedEng) Design Innovations via Prototyping and Proof of Concept. Past Research: High-Temperature Superconductors, Two-Dimensional Electron Gas, and Engineering Physics Education.

Lee Makowski


Professor and Chair, 
jointly appointed in Bioengineering & Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Image and signal processing as applied to biophysical data designed to answer fundamental questions about the molecular basis of living systems

Edwin Marengo


Associate Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Theoretical and applied electromagnetics, theoretical and applied optics, scattering theory, wave inverse problems, noniterative inverse scattering, physics-based signal processing and imaging, change detection theory and applications, compressive sensing, electromagnetic information theory, analysis and design of optical and quantum holographic detectors

Julius Marpaung


Associate Teaching Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Computer Architecture, Applying Machine Learning Algorithms in ASIC design using FPGA, Law & Policy, Engineering related Supreme Court cases, Immigration related cases

Jesse Marsh


Assistant Director Graduate Programs, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jose Martinez Lorenzo


Associate Professor, 
jointly appointed in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering & Electrical and Computer Engineering

Devices, circuits and sensing; antenna analysis, modeling, design, and optimization; subsurface scattering analysis; computational methods of electromagnetics; novel radar system specification and design; explosives detection.

Nicol McGruer


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

MEMS, NEMS, RF MEMS; nanotechnology; micro/nanofabrication; microsystems; microrelay; nanoswitch; microspectrometer; microfluidics; organic FETs, organic solar cells

Stephen W. McKnight


Professor Emeritus, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Submillimeter devices and materials, optical and infrared materials and systems, magnetic materials, engineering education.

Scott McNamara


Microfabrication Lab Manager, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Iraz Medhi


Associate Co-op Coordinator, 
Cooperative Education

Waleed Meleis


Interim Associate Dean for Graduate Education, 
Office of the Dean

Combinatorial optimization, algorithm design and analysis, scheduling, machine learning, parallel computing.

Tommaso Melodia


William Lincoln Smith Chair Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Modeling, optimization, and experimental evaluation of wireless networked systems; Networked implantable medical systems; Multimedia sensor networks; Secure tactical cognitive radio networks; Underwater networks; Mobile cloud computing

Ningfang Mi


Associate Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Capacity planning; NVMe Flash Memory Devices, MapReduce/Hadoop scheduling; cloud computing; resource management; performance evaluation; workload characterization; simulation

Ennio Mingolla


Affiliated Faculty, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Development and empirical testing of neural network models of visual perception, notably the segmentation, grouping, and contour formation processes of early and middle vision in primates, and on the transition of these models to technological applications

Hossein Mosallaei


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Electromagnetics and optics, quantum systems, nanoscale materials and metamaterials, nanoantennas, THz-IR Devices, multiscale computation and mathematical-numerical models

Lorraine Mountain


Assistant Dean & Senior Co-op Coordinator, 
Cooperative Education

Departmental Programs: Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Data Analytics, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Energy Systems, Engineering Management, Engineering Public Policy, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Robotics, and Sustainable Building Systems.

Amy Mueller


Assistant Professor, 
jointly appointed in Civil & Environmental Engineering & Marine and Environmental Sciences

Biogeochemistry of natural and engineered systems; in-situ sensors and instrumentation for high-resolution process characterization; remediation and sustainability in natural and built coastal environments; sensor-driven closed-loop controls for resource optimization in engineered systems; signal processing and machine learning, embedded systems, and sensor networks

Sarma Mulukutla


Professor Emeritus, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Electric Machines; Energy Conversion; Electromagnetic Fields in Electrical Devices; Power Systems: Simulation, Analysis, and Optimum Control

Marvin Onabajo


Associate Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Design of analog, radio frequency, and mixed-signal integrated circuits; built-in test and calibration techniques for systems-on-a-chip; on-chip temperature sensors for thermal monitoring and built-in testing.

Sarah Ostadabbas


Assistant Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Machine learning/pattern recognition; computer vision, affective computing, human-machine interaction

Taskin Padir


Associate Professor, 
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Humanoid robots, dexterous manipulation, model-based robot design, human-supervised robot autonomy, medical cyber-physical systems

Rupal Patel


Affiliated Faculty, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Speech communication and human computer interfaces

Misha Pavel


Affiliated Faculty, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Multi-scale computational modeling of complex behaviors of biological systems applied in healthcare, engineering, and augmentation of human performance

John G. Proakis


Professor Emeritus, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Digital Communications and Digital Signal Processing

Zhenyun Qian


Research Assistant Professor, 
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Alireza Ramezani


Assistant Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Analysis and feedback control of nonlinear systems; control of bipedal robot locomotion; formal methods for highly dynamic systems; bio-inspired robotics; spacecraft design; control, guidance & navigation of swarms of spacecraft

Carey Rappaport


COE Distinguished Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Bioelectromagnetics, microwave tissue imaging, electromagnetic breast cancer detection and treatment, cardiac ablation therapy, microwave assisted balloon angioplasty, catheter-based sensing. Antennas, electromagnetic computation, subsurface sensing and imaging, explosives detection, security system conceptualization and design.

Purnima Ratilal-Makris


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Remote sensing, underwater acoustics, acoustical oceanography, bioacoustics, ultrasound imaging, nonlinear scattering, wave propagation in random media, signal, image and array processing, statistical inference theory.

Matteo Rinaldi


Associate Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Understanding and exploiting the fundamental properties of micro/nanomechanical structures and advanced nanomaterials to engineer new classes of micro and nanoelectromechanical systems (M/NEMS) with unique and enabling features applied to the areas of chemical, physical and biological sensing and low power reconfigurable radio communication systems

Krystal Ristaino


First-Year Programs Coordinator, GP/AC/USPP, & Electrical and Computer Engineering (J-L) Academic Advisor, 
Undergraduate Academic Advising

Wil Robertson


Associate Professor, 
jointly appointed in Khoury College of Computer Sciences & Electrical & Computer Engineering

Trustworthy computing architectures, web security, statistical machine learning for anomaly detection, malware analysis using adversarial program analysis, reverse engineering, intrusion detection.

José Iván Román


Electrical & Computer Engineering (A-I) Academic Advisor, 
Undergraduate Academic Advising

Iman Salama


Associate Teaching Professor, 
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Masoud Salehi


Associate Professor and Associate Chair for Graduate Studies , 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Error correcting codes; information theory; digital communications

Gunar Schirner


Associate Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Embedded computer systems; novel architectures for embedded vision; cyber-physical systems; system-level design and methodologies; hardware/software co-design

Philip Serafim


Professor Emeritus, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Electromagnetics, microwaves, remote sensing.

Bahram Shafai


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Control Systems; Digital Signal Processing; Robust and Optimal Control

Aatmesh Shrivastava


Assistant Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ultra-low Power Circuits and Systems, Analog Computing, Precision Circuits, Hardware Security

Milad Siami


Assistant Professor, 
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Sparse Sensing and Control in Cyber-Physical Networks and Robotics; Distributed Systems Theory and Applications; Network Optimization and Control; Hard Limits and Tradeoff s in Large-Scale Dynamical Networks

Michael B. Silevitch


Robert D. Black Professor, COE Distinguished Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Subsurface sensing and imaging systems, detection of explosives-related anomalies, engineered system development and engineering leadership

Hanumant Singh


Professor, 
jointly appointed in Electrical and Computer Engineering & Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Robotic sensors, systems, platforms, and algorithms including high resolution optical and acoustic sensing; underwater vehicles (AUV, ROV, towed and manned vehicles), unmanned surface vehicles, and unmanned aerial systems; system architectures for navigation, docking and power; and the interactions between these subsystems

Eduardo Sontag


University Distinguished Professor, 
jointly appointed in Electrical and Computer Engineering & Bioengineering

Feedback control theory, systems biology, cancer, and biomedicine

Dagmar Sternad


University Distinguished Professor, 
jointly appointed in Biology & Electrical & Computer Engineering

Motor control and learning, variability and stability, virtual rehabilitation, dynamic modeling, rhythmic and discrete movements as primitives for action

Milica Stojanovic


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Wireless communications and networks, underwater acoustic transmission, statistical system characterization, adaptive signal processing

Nian X. Sun


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Magnetic, ferroelectric and magnetoelectric materials; RF/microwave magnetic and magnetoelectric devices design, fabrication and testing; materials properties at RF/microwave frequency; range self-assembly of magnetic nanostructures

Mario Sznaier


Dennis Picard Trustee Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Robust control, control oriented identification, semi-algebraic  optimization, information extraction from high volume data streams, dynamics-enabled machine learning

Srinivas Tadigadapa


Professor and Chair, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Sensor Devices and Smart Sensor Systems realized through interdisciplinary field of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS); including the design, optimization, fabrication, testing, and networking of such transducers; fabrication of novel micro and nano-sensors and actuators by integrating non-traditional materials using silicon planar microfabrication techniques and exploring phenomenon at the micro-nano interfaces; development of sustainable sensing solutions for biomedical applications including investigation of robust magnetic technologies for interfacing to the brain

Gilead Tadmor


Professor Emeritus, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Control systems; dynamical systems; low order modeling and estimation in complex systems; medical imaging

Devesh Tiwari


Assistant Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Large scale high performance computing systems; Data-intensive computing; cloud computing; machine learning and big data analytics

Eugene Tunik


Affiliated Faculty, 
jointly appointed in Bioengineering & Electrical and Computer Engineering

Human motor control / learning, neurorehabilitation neuroscience, brain stimulation, brain imaging, virtual reality

Carmine Vittoria


COE Distinguished Professor Emeritus, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Elemagnetic wave propagation in anisotropic media, physics of magnetism, high tc superconductors and weak link devices, and ferrites and composites magnetic metal alloys and magnetic superlattices miniature microwave circuits.

Rachel Walsh


Associate Co-op Coordinator, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Yanzhi Wang


Assistant Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Energy-efficient and high-performance implementations of deep learning and artificial intelligence systems; neuromorphic computing and non-von Neumann computing paradigms; cyber-security in deep learning systems; emerging deep learning algorithms/systems such as Bayesian neural networks, generative adversarial networks (GANs) and deep reinforcement learning

Edmund Yeh


Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Networking and systems for big data applications, data-centric architectures and algorithms, caching, fog/edge computing, data-intensive science and engineering; coding for low latency, network coding, polar codes; interdependent networks, cascading failure, information dissemination; cross-layer wireless network optimization; network economics.

Tingting Zhao


Postdoctoral Research Associate, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Yi Zheng


Associate Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Nanoscale thermal transport; Nanoengineered materials; Multifunctional composites; Microfluidics; Chemical and biological nanosensors; Renewable energy harvesting; Thermophotovoltaics; Photon-based radiative cooling