Faculty

Faculty Member Research
ANDERSSON-crop1 Sean Andersson
Associate Professor
PhD, University of Maryland
Robotics, control theory, scanning probe microscopy, symbolic-based control.
baillieul John Baillieul
Distinguished Professor of Engineering
PhD, Harvard University
Robotics, control of mechanical systems, mechatronics information based control, networked control systems and analysis of risk in the physical world.
Belta-2010 Calin Belta
Associate Professor
PhD, University of Pennsylvania
Robotics, Hybrid systems, Gene and metabolic networks.
caramanis-188x300 Michael Caramanis
Professor
PhD, Harvard University
Mathematical programming, control of stochastic systems, liberalization of electricity markets and design of market rules.
cassandras Christos Cassandras
Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Division Head
PhD, Harvard University
Discrete event and hybrid systems, stochastic optimization, simulation, manufacturing systems, communication and sensor networks, and command-control systems.
castanon David Castañón
Professor
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Systems theory, stochastic control, automated decision systems for dynamic resource scheduling, pattern recognition, estimation, image understanding, multi-object tracking, combinatorial optimization, parallel and distributed computation.
ishwar Prakash Ishwar
Associate Professor
PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Signal processing, information theory, image and video coding and processing, decision theory, multi-resolution signal analysis, and optimization theory with applications to sensor networks, multimedia-over-wireless, and information security.
Paschalidis 2014 Ioannis Paschalidis
Professor; Director of CISE
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Systems and Control, Networking, Applied Probability, Optimization, Operations Research, Computational biology, and Bioinformatics. Specifics applications of interest include: communication and sensor networks, protein docking, manufacturing systems, and supply chains.
Perkins-2010 James Perkins
Associate Professor
PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Real-time scheduling and control of manufacturing systems, supply chain management, resource pricing and congestion control in communications networks, scheduling human resources in transportation systems and in product development.
saligrama Venkatesh Saligrama
Professor
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Systems theory, information and control, statistical signal processing.
Schwager-Mac-2012p Mac Schwager
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Distributed controllers for the deployment of mobile sensor networks, inferring dynamical models of biological group phenomena from data, aggressive multi-robot control over multi-hop networks with time delays, persistent monitoring and persistent environmental sampling with robots
starobinski David Starobinski
Professor
PhD, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
Performance evaluation of communication networks, wireless spectrum management, network monitoring, advanced networking for scientific applications.
Vakili 2010 Pirooz Vakili
Associate Professor
PhD, Harvard University
Monte Carlo simulation and optimization, stochastic networks, computational finance, risk management, bioinformatics.
Wang 2010 Hua Wang
Associate Professor, Associate Division Head
PhD, University of Maryland
Control of nonlinear phenomena and bifurcations.

Affiliated Faculty

Faculty Member Research
alanyali Murat Alanyali
Associate Professor
PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Stochastic systems, performance analysis, optimization, game theory and dynamic resource sharing in communication networks and distributed systems.
09-1729-MATHSTAT-123 Azer Bestavros
Professor
PhD, Harvard University
Scalable internet protocols and systems, networking services, and real-time communication and computation systems.
08-1777-002 James Collins
Professor
DPhil, University of Oxford (England)
Synthetic biology; systems biology; noise-enhanced sensorimotor function
09-1729-MATHSTAT-161 Crovella Mark Crovella
Professor
PhD, University of Rochester
Performance Evaluation, focused on parallel and networked computer systems, detecting and understanding anomalies in IP networks, efficient network monitoring, network security.
Aero & Mech. ENG Prof. Dupont Pierre Dupont
Adjunct Professor
PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Robotics, Image guidance of minimally invasive surgery.
Gevelber-2010 Michael Gevelber
Associate Professor
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Improving materials process capabilities using controls based approach: modelling, sensor development, system and control design, experimental verification; plasma spray, bulk crystal growth, CVD, ebeam deposition of optical coatings; electrospinning of nanofibers.
karl Clement Karl
Professor
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Statistical signal and image processing, geometric-based estimation, medical signal and image processing.
Kolaczyk Eric Kolaczyk
Professor
PhD, Stanford University
Statistical modeling of instrumental data in temporal, spatial, and network-indexed contexts.
levitin Lev Levitin
Professor
PhD, USSR Academy of Sciences, Gorky University, 196
Information theory, physics of communication and computing, complex and organized systems, quantum theory of measurement, reliable communication and computing, bioinformatics.
little Thomas Little
Professor
PhD, Syracuse University
Wireless sensor networks, mobile ad hoc networking and computing, vehicular networking, distributed systems, multimedia streaming and storage, video-on-demand, ecological applications, opportunistic networking, ambient computing.
Matta-188x300 Abraham Matta
Professor
PhD, University of Maryland at College Park
Transport and routing protocols for the Internet and wireless networks; feedback-based control design and analysis; architectures for protocol design and large-scale traffic management; modeling and performance evaluation.
B-Nazer Bobak Nazer
Assistant Professor
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Information Theory and Communications, Reliable Computation over Networks, Distributed Signal Processing.
PekozErol2007 Erol Peköz
Professor
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Control over health care resource allocation is best achieved through the demand side or through regulatory controls on the supply side.
phillips Nathan Phillips
Professor
PhD, Duke University
Water loss is closely coupled to carbon gain by plants and ecosystems. I study the physiological mechanisms and processes by which plants and ecosystems regulate water loss and carbon gain, and how such processes may be altered under global environmental change.
Spira Avrum Spira
Professor
MD, McGill University, MSc, Boston University
Lung cancer and COPD genomics, smoking and airway gene expression, bioinformatics.
trachtenberg Ari Trachtenberg
Professor
PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Error control codes (LDPC, rateless, identifying), networks (sensor, mobile, wired), algorithms and data structures, security; data synchronization, location detection in harsh environments.
vajda-faculty-poster Sandor Vajda
Professor
PhD, Hungarian Academy of Science (Hungary)
Scientific computing, primarily optimization; computational chemistry and biology, including protein and peptide structure determination, protein engineering, and drug design.