Faculty

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Murat AlanyaliMurat Alanyali
Associate Professor
Information Sciences and Systems
Communication networks; performance analysis and optimization; stochastic systems

 


Enrico BellottiEnrico Bellotti
Professor
Electro-Physics
Computational electronics; semiconductor materials and device simulations; power electronics; parallel computing

 

Swapnil Bhatia

Swapnil Bhatia
Research Assistant Professor
Computer Engineering
Network and storage systems; algorithms in biology; discrete mathematics and theoretical computer science

 

Irving Bigio

Irving Bigio
Professor (ECE, BME)
Electro-Physics
Medical application of optics, lasers, and spectroscopy; biophotonics; nonlinear optics; applied spectroscopy; laser physics

 

David BishopDavid Bishop
Professor (ECE, Physics)
Head of the Division of Materials Science and Engineering
Interim Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs
Electro-Physics
Low temperature physics; mechanical properties of materials at low temperatures; MEMS and NEMS; MEMS in lightwave networks

Richard BrowerRichard Brower
Professor
Computer Engineering
Molecular dynamics simulation for biomolecules; lattice methods for QCD and statistical mechanics; quantum field theory of strings and particles

 

Robert Brown Robert Brown
Professor and President
Mathematical modeling of the fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer; analysis and numerical simulation of flow instabilities; efficient numerical solutions of transport problems

Jeffrey CarruthersJeffrey Carruthers
Associate Professor
Information Sciences and Systems
Photonic wireless communication; mobile and wireless networks; engineering education

 

Christos Cassandras

Christos Cassandras
Professor
Head of the Division of Systems Engineering

Information Sciences and Systems
Discrete event and hybrid systems; stochastic control and optimization; computer and communication networks; wireless sensor networks; manufacturing systems; supply chain management; computer simulation; command-control systems

David CastañónDavid Castañón
Professor and Department Chair
Information Sciences and Systems
Stochastic control; estimation optimization; image understanding and parallel computation

 

Ayse CoskunAyse Coskun
Assistant Professor
Computer Engineering
Temperature and energy management; 3D stacked architectures; reliability analysis and optimization; computer architecture; embedded system design

 

Luca Dal Negro

Luca Dal Negro
Associate Professor
Electro-Physics
Optical amplification phenomena and laser physics; optical spectroscopy of semiconductor nanostructures; photonic crystals; Anderson light localization and aperiodic dielectrics; nanophotonics and plasmonics.

 

Douglas DensmoreDouglas Densmore
Assistant Professor
Computer Engineering
High level languages for synthetic biology; data exchange standards for biological parts and devices; system level design of embedded systems; computer architecture; design for test

Roscoe GilesRoscoe Giles
Professor
Computer Engineering
Advanced computer architectures; distributed and parallel computing; computational science

 

Vivek Goyal

Vivek Goyal
Assistant Professor
Information Sciences and Systems
Computational imaging; information representation; statistical signal processing; quantization; human decision making and perception

 

Robert Gray

Robert Gray
Research Professor
Information Sciences and Systems
Quantization theory and algorithms; information theory; statistical signal processing


Martin Herbordt

Martin Herbordt
Associate Professor
Computer Engineering
Computer systems; computer architecture; high performance computing and applications using accelerators; GPUs; Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs); bioinformatics and computational biology

 

Mark HorensteinMark Horenstein
Professor
Associate Chair of Undergraduate Studies
Electro-Physics
Applied electromagnetics; electrostatics; microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)

 

Allyn Hubbard

Allyn Hubbard
Professor
Computer Engineering
VLSI design using analog and digital techniques in CMOS; neural net chips, smart sensor chips, and chips with biological applications; models of the peripheral auditory system


Prakash IshwarPrakash Ishwar
Associate Professor
Information Sciences and Systems
Network information theory and communications; statistical signal processing and machine learning; visual information processing


Ajay JoshiAjay Joshi
Assistant Professor
Computer Engineering
Digital/analog circuit design; computer architecture; silicon photonics; neuromorphic systems


W. Clem KarlW. Clem Karl
Professor
Information Sciences and Systems
Statistical signal processing; biomedical signal and image processing; multidimensional and multiscale signal and image processing

 

Mark Karpovsky

Mark Karpovsky
Professor
Computer Engineering
Design of secure cryptographic devices and smart cards; routing in interconnection networks design and protection of cryptographic devices; fault-tolerant computing; error correcting codes; testing and diagnosis of computer hardware

 

image001Gerd Keiser
Research Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Development and presentation of educational materials for the applications of photonics and optical fiber technology to biomedical research and healthcare

 

Jonathan Klamkin

Jonathan Klamkin
Assistant Professor
Electro-Physics
Integrated photonics; silicon photonics; optical communications; nanophotonics; microwave photonics; compound semiconductors; photonic integration techniques; electronic-photonic integration

Ronald KnepperRonald Knepper
Professor
Computer Engineering
VLSI integrated circuit technology; SiGe BICMOS device and circuit modeling; silicon CMOS and bipolar devices; numerical device simulation; RF/analog IC design

 

Janusz Konrad

Janusz Konrad
Professor
Computer Engineering
Information Sciences and Systems
Visual sensor networks; image and video processing; stereoscopic and 3-D imaging; digital signal processing

Robert KotiugaRobert Kotiuga
Associate Professor
Electro-Physics
Electromagnetics; numerical methods for three-dimensional vector field problems; Whitney forms and the Finite Element Method; micromagnetics; nanoscale magnetics; geometric inverse problems; topological aspects of magnetic scalar potentials; Helicity Functionals; analysis of high-performance interconnects


Min-Chang LeeMin-Chang Lee
Professor
Electro-Physics
Alternative energy sources and environmental impacts; radio communications; experimental plasma physics; ionospheric plasma physics

 

Lev Levitin

Lev Levitin
Distinguished Professor
Computer Engineering
Information theory; physics of communication and computing; complex and organized systems; quantum theory of measurement; reliable communication and computing; bioinformatics

Thomas LittleThomas Little
Professor
Associate Dean of Educational Initiatives
Associate Director of the NSF Smart Lighting Engineering Research Center
Computer Engineering
Information Sciences and Systems
Mobile and vehicular ad hoc networks (MANETs); vehicular networking; pervasive and multimedia computing; embedded systems; optical wireless communications

Carlos LopezCarlos Lopez
Research Assistant Professor
Electro-Physics
Drug delivery and tissue engineering for neuroprosthetic and therapeutic applications; label-free protein and DNA sensing and microarray-based assaying; multiplexed pathogen detection


Malay MazumderMalay Mazumder
Research Professor
Electro-Physics
Material engineering; solar energy systems; particle technology; electrostatic engineering

 

Theodore Moustakas

Theodore Moustakas
Professor
Electro-Physics
Growth, properties and applications of wide bandgap semiconductors of the GaN family; the materials are grown by Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) and Hydrate Vapor Phase Epitaxy (HVPE); device applications include optoelectronic devices covering the spectral range from deep UV to terahertz (LEDs, laser diodes, optical modulators, and detectors).

Hamid NawabHamid Nawab
Professor and Associate Chair for Graduate Studies
Information Sciences and Systems
Computational signal processing; applied artificial intelligence; analysis algorithms for EMG signals; analysis algorithms for patient activity signals; analysis algorithms for auditory signals

Bobak NazerBobak Nazer
Assistant Professor
Information Sciences and Systems
Information theory and communications; reliable computation over networks; distributed signal processing


William OliverWilliam Oliver
Research Associate Professor
Electro-Physics
Global change in the upper atmosphere; radar studies of the upper atmosphere and ionosphere; modeling and simulation


Roberto PaiellaRoberto Paiella
Associate Professor
Electro-Physics
Semiconductor quantum- and nano-structures; optoelectronics

 

Ioannis Paschalidis

Ioannis Paschalidis
Professor
Electro-Physics
Information Sciences and Systems
Systems and control; networking; applied probability; optimization; operations research; computational biology; bioinformatics; communication and sensor networks; medical informatics; logistics; cyber-security; robotics; smart-grid; finance

Dimitris PavlidisDimitris Pavlidis
Research Professor
Electro-Physics
Semiconductor devices and circuits for high-frequency (microwave, millimeter-wave and THz), electronic, optoelectronic applications, nanotechnology and sensors; widebandgap (III-Nitrides and Oxides) semiconductor materials and devices

Alan PisanoAlan Pisano
Associate Professor of the Practice
Information Sciences and Systems
Power systems and smart grid; MIMO control systems; aircraft survivability; prognostics and health management as applied to rotorcraft; jet engine diagnostics


Siddharth RamachandranSiddharth Ramachandran
Professor
Electro-Physics
Optical physics of guided waves; micro- and nano-structured optical fibers; high-power fiber lasers and fiber sensors; biomedical imaging and microscopy with optical fibers


Venkatesh SaligramaVenkatesh Saligrama
Professor
Information Sciences and Systems
Machine learning; video analysis; statistical signal processing; information & control theory; network science

 

Michelle Sander

Michelle Sander
Assistant Professor
Electro-Physics
Femtosecond lasers; ultrafast photonics and nonlinear processes; fiber and integrated optics; frequency combs; infrared spectroscopy and biomedical applications

 

Eric SchwartzEric Schwartz
Professor
Computer Engineering
Computational bases of brain function, neurophysiology and neuroanatomy of the visual system; computer graphics and visual computation; pattern recognition; mathematical modeling of the nervous system; brain imaging studies of human visual system; neurophysiology of inferotemporal cortex; computer-aided-neuroanatomy of primate visual system; psychophysics of shape perception; analog VLSI; robotics; machine vision

Joshua SemeterJoshua Semeter
Associate Professor
Electro-Physics
Ionospheric and space plasma physics; spectroscopy of atmospheric airglow and the aurora borealis; image processing; radar systems and radar signal processing

 

Alexander SergienkoAlexander Sergienko
Professor
Electro-Physics
Quantum communication; information processing; ultra-precise measurement; imaging with entangled and correlated photon states

 

David Starobinski

David Starobinski
Professor
Computer Engineering
Information Sciences and Systems
Modeling and performance analysis of communication networks; wireless networking; network economics; cyber-security

New-Prof-for-websiteSahar Sharifzadah 
Assistant Professor
Electro-Physics

 

 

Anna SwanAnna Swan
Associate Professor
Electro-Physics
Nanoscale material characterization using optical microscopy and spectroscopy; nanoscale device fabrication and characterization; graphene and carbon nanotubes


 Tommaso ToffoliTommaso Toffoli
Research Professor
Computer Engineering
Fundamental connections between physics and computation; fine-grained modeling of physics-like systems technology (cellular automata machines) and methodology (programmable matter); personal knowledge structuring

Ari TrachtenbergAri Trachtenberg
Professor
Computer Engineering
Information Sciences and Systems

Cybersecurity (smartphones, offensive and defensive); networking (security, sensors, localization); algorithms (data synchronization, file edits, file sharing); error-correcting codes (rateless coding, feedback)

Daniel TsuiDaniel Tsui
Research Professor
Electro-Physics
Fundamental properties of electronic materials, especially conduction in ultrasmall structures, transport, and quantum physics of electronic materials in strong magnetic fields and low temperatures, in particular, the quantum phases and their phase transitions.


Selim ÜnlüSelim Ünlü
Professor
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs
Electro-Physics
Near-field optical microscopy and spectroscopy of semiconductor materials and devices; design, processing, characterization, and simulation of semiconductor optoelectronic devices; nanoscale imaging of biological samples; biosensors

Emeritus Faculty

Thomas KincaidThomas Kincaid
PhD, 1965 Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Theodore MorseTheodore Morse
PhD, 1961 Northwestern University


David PerreaultDavid Perreault
PhD, 1968 Purdue University


Michael RuaneMichael Ruane
PhD, 1980 Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Bahaa SalehBahaa Saleh
PhD, 1971 Johns Hopkins University


Malvin TeichMalvin Teich
PhD, 1966 Cornell University


Richard VidaleRichard Vidale
PhD, 1964 University of Wisconsin-Madison