Affiliated Faculty

Members are listed alphabetically by last name: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Professor Alanyali Murat Alanyali
Assoc. Professor
(ECE, SE)
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
NSF Career Award, 2003
Assoc. Editor, IEEE Control Systems Society
Stochastic systems, performance analysis, optimization, game theory and dynamic resource sharing in communication networks and distributed systems.
Andersson 2010 - webSean Andersson
Assoc. Professor
(ME, SE)
PhD, University of Maryland
NSF Career Award, 2009
Senior Member, IEEE
Assoc. Editor, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization
Assoc. Editor, IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control

Control theory, scanning probe microscopy, fluorescence microscopy, estimation, stochastic systems, compressive sensing, robotics.

Professor Baillieul.John Baillieul
Professor
(ME, ECE, SE)
PhD, Harvard University
Hendrik W. Bode Lecture Prize, 2011
EIC, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 2006-2011
EIC, IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, 1992-1998
Fellow, IEEE, IFAC, SIAM
Robotics, control of mechanical systems, mechatronics information based control, networked control systems and analysis of risk in the physical world.
Professor Belta.Calin Belta
Assoc. Professor
(ME, SE)
PhD, University of Pennsylvania
AFOSR Young Investigator Award, 2008
NSF Career Award, 2005
Senior Member, IEEE
Assoc. Editor, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization
Robotics, control systems, hybrid systems, formal methods, and biological networks.
Professor Bestavros.Azer Bestavros
Professor
(CS, SE)
PhD, Harvard University
Founding Director, Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering
Best Paper, USENIX/ACM/IFIP Middleware Conference, 2012
ACM Sigmetrics Inaugural Test of Time Award, 2010
Cloud computing; scalable internet protocols and services; network security; and real-time, embedded and cyber-physical systems
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Professor CaramanisMichael Caramanis
Professor
(ME, SE)
PhD, Harvard University
Chair, Greek Regulatory Authority for Energy and Investment Group, 2004-2008
Mathematical programming, control of stochastic systems, liberalization of electricity markets and design of market rules.
Professor CarruthersJeffrey Carruthers
Assoc. Professor
(ECE)
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
BU ECE Faculty Award, Teaching Excellence, 2001
Senior Member, IEEE
Senior Member, IEEE Communications Society
Digital communications theory , wireless networks, and wireless, optical and mobile communications.
carvalho_web1Luis Carvalho
Assistant Professor (Math/Stat)
PhD, Brown University
NSF Grant, High-dimensional Discrete Inference, 2011
BU RULE Grant, Redesign Basic Statistics Courses, 2011
Bayesian statistics, computational biology, statistical inference.
Professor CassandrasChristos Cassandras
Professor
(ECE, SE)
Division Head
(SE)
PhD, Harvard University
President, IEEE Control Systems Society, 2012
IEEE Control Systems Technology Award, 2011
Fellow, IFAC, 2008
Distinguished Member, IEEE Control Systems Society, 2006
Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, 1998-2000
Fellow, IEEE, 1996
Discrete event and hybrid systems, stochastic and distributed optimization, simulation, manufacturing systems, communication and sensor networks, and cooperative control.
Professor CastañonDavid Castañón
Professor
(ECE, SE)
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department Chair, Electrical & Computer ENG, 2010-Present
President, IEEE Control Systems Society, 2008
Distinguished Member, IEEE Control Systems Society
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.
Coskun_facAyse Kivilcim Coskun
Assistant Professor
(ECE)
PhD, University of California, San Diego
NSF Career Award, 2012-2017
Best Paper Award, HPEC Workshop, 2011
A. Richard Newton Graduate Scholarship Award, 2011
Dean’s Catalyst Award, BU ENG
Temperature and energy management, green computing, 3D stacked architectures, reliability analysis and optimization, computer architecture, embedded systems, software.
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Professor CrovellaMark Crovella
Professor
(CS, SE)
PhD, University of Rochester
ACM Sigmetrics Inaugural Test of Time Award
Fellow, ACM
Fellow, IEEE
Performance evaluation, focusing on parallel and networked computer systems, detection and understanding anomalies in IP networks, efficient network monitoring, and network security.
fac_web_dupontPierre Dupont
Adjunct Research Professor
(BME,ME)
PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Director, Pediatric Cardiac Bioengineering Lab Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Medical applications of robotics, Image guidance of minimally invasive surgery,Home health monitoring.
Gevelber_smMichael Gevelber
Assoc. Professor
(ME, SE)
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Director, Advanced Materials Process Control Laboratory
Improving material processing through process modeling, sensor development, system and control design, and experimental verification. Real-time control projects include: plasma spray, CVD, e-beam deposition of optical coatings, and bulk crystal growth.
Goyal_smVivek Goyal
Assistant Professor
(ECE)
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition Grand Prize, 2013
NSF Career Award, 2007
IEEE Signal Processing Society Magazine Award, 2002
Fellow, IEEE
Computational imaging, information representation, statistical signal processing, quantization, human decision making and perception.
IBMSMARTER Lucy Hutyra
Assistant Professor
(CAS-Earth & Environment)
PhD, Harvard University
NSF Career Award, 2012-2017
Carbon and water recycling, ecosystem responses to stressors, atmopshere-biosphere interactions, terrestrial ecology, urban ecology.
Professor IshwarPrakash Ishwar
Assoc. Professor
(ECE, SE)
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Assoc. Editor, IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, 2012-2015
AVSS Best Paper Award, 2010
ICPR Winner, Aerial View Activity Classification Challenge, 2010
NSF Career Award, 2005

Statistical signal processing, machine learning, network information theory, information-theoretic security, visual information analysis and processing.

Professor KarlW.Clem Karl
Professor
(ECE, SE)
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Inaugural EIC, IEEE Trans. on Computational Imaging, 2015
BU ECE Faculty Award, Teaching Excellence, 2000
Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Trans. on Image Processing
Fellow, IEEE
Statistical signal and image processing, geometric-based estimation, medical signal and image processing.
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Kolaczyk_facEric Kolaczyk
Professor
(Math/Stat, SE)
PhD, Stanford University
Senior Member, IEEE
Elected Fellow, American Statistical Association (ASA)
Elected Member, International Statistical Institute (ISI)
Statistical modeling of temporal, spatial, and network-indexed data; wavelets and multiscale methods; applications in bioinformatics, computer science, and geography.
konrad_website1 Janusz Konrad
Professor
(ECE)
PhD, McGill University
AVSS Best Paper Award, 2010
EURASIP Image Communications Best Paper Award, 2004-05
IEEE Signal Processing Magazine Award, 2001
Fellow, IEEE
Visual sensor networks, image and video processing, stereoscopic and 3-D imaging, digital signal processing.
Professor KulatilakaNalin Kulatilaka
Professor
(SMG-Management, Finance)
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Co-Director, CEESI
Contract design, financing and new business models for clean technology adoption.
Henry LamHenry Lam
Assistant Professor
(Math/Stat)
PhD, Harvard University
NSF Grant, 2014-2017
NSA Young Investigator Grant, 2013-2015
Best Paper Award Finalist, INFORMS Jr. Faculty Interest Group
Stochastic simulation, rare-event analysis, diffusion approximation; applications to queueing, operations management, insurance and financial modeling, distributed computing.
Professor LevitinLev Levitin
Distinguished Professor
(ECE, SE)
PhD, USSR Academy of Sciences, Gorky University
Life Fellow, IEEE
Member, International Academy of Informatization
Information theory; physics of communication and computing; complex and organized systems; quantum theory of measurement; reliable communication and computing; bioinfomatics.
Little-new_web_smallThomas Little
Professor
(ECE, SE)
PhD, Syracuse University
Assoc. Dean, Educational Initiatives, ENG
Assoc. Director, NSF Smart Lighting Engineering Research Center
Chair, 5th Intl. Workshop, Optical Wireless Communications, 2014
NSF Career Award, 1995
RIA Award, 1991
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.
Lubin_facBenjamin Lubin
Assistant Professor
(SMG-IS)
PhD, Harvard University
Multi-agent systems, game theory, mechanism design, electronic commerce, combinational optimization, preference elicitation and representation, distributed systems, grid computing.
Professor MattaAbraham Matta
Professor
(CS, SE)
PhD, University of Maryland at College Park
Leadership Award, IEEE ICCCN, 2011
Best Paper Award, IEEE Med-Hoc-Net, 2010
Best Paper Award, IEEE DCOSS, 2008
NSF Career Award, 1997
Senior Member, IEEE and ACM
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-NazerBobak Nazer
Assistant Professor
(ECE, SE)
PhD, University Of California, Berkeley
IEEE Communications Society & Information Theory Society Paper Award, 2013
NSF Career Award, 2013
Information theory, wireless communication, communication networks, distributed signal processing, and reliable computation over networks.
Paschalidis-231x300_crop-smallIoannis Paschalidis
Professor
(ECE,SE,BME)
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Director, Center for Information and Systems Engineering
Distinguished Faculty Fellow, ENG
Fellow, IEEE
Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Trans. on Control of Network Systems
NSF Career Award, 2000
Systems and control, networking, applied probability, optimization, operations research, computational biology, and bioinformatics. Recent applications of interest include: communication and sensor networks, protein docking, logistics, cyber-security, robotics, the smart-grid, and finance.
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Professor PekozErol Peköz
Professor
(SMG-OM, SE)
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Broderick Prize for Teaching, Boston University, 2001
Applied probability, stochastic processes, queuing theory, rare events, Monte-Carlo simulation, risk management, statistics, and operations management.
Perkins-2010 - webJames Perkins
Assoc. Professor
(ME, SE)
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BU Manufacturing ENG Award, Teaching Excellence, 2002-2004
NSF Research Initiation Award, 1994-1998
Editorial Board, Intl. Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering
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.
Perkins-2010 - webNathan Phillips
Professor
(CAS-Earth & Environment)
PhD, Duke University
Principal Investigator, Picarro Inc., 2013-2014
Acting Director, Sustainable Neighborhood Lab
Environmental policy and science, urban metabolism.
Professor SaligramaVenkatesh Saligrama
Professor
(ECE, SE)
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
NSF Career Award, 2003
ONR Presidential Early Career Award, 2003
ONR Young Investigator Award, 2002
Machine learning, video analytics, statistical signal processing, information and control theory
Mac-Schwager-webMac Schwager
Assistant Professor
(ME)
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Director, Multi-robot Systems Lab (MSL)
NSF Career Award, 2014
Robotics; nonlinear and adaptive control; cooperative control, estimation, and inference in multi-robot systems; information theoretic active sensing and estimation; system identification of multi-agent biological and robotic systems.
Professor SpiliopoulosKonstantinos Spiliopoulos
Assistant Professor (Math/Stat)
PhD, University of Maryland at College Park
NSF-DMS 1312124, 2013-2016
Hariri Institute Junior Fellow, 2013-2015
IATF Travel Grant, Brown University, 2011-2012
NSF Block Travel Grant, 2011
Monte Carlo methods, rare event simulation and mathematical analysis of multi-scale systems and equilibrium problems, and development of mathematical and computational tools for the quantification of risk in large financial networks.
Professor StarobinskiDavid Starobinski
Professor
(ECE, SE)
PhD, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
BU ECE Faculty Award, Teaching Excellence, 2010
Invited Professor, EPFL, Switzerland, 2007
US Department of Energy Early Career Award, 2004
NSF Career Award, 2002
Modeling and performance analysis of communication, wireless networking, network economics cyber-security.
Professor TrachtenbergAri Trachtenberg
Professor
(ECE, SE)
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BU ECE Faculty Award, Teaching Excellence, 2013/2003
Faculty Fellow, Innovative Engineering Education, 2009
NSF Career Award, 2002
Outstanding Thesis Award, 2000
Error control codes (LDPC, rateless, identifying), networks (sensor, mobile, wired), algorithms and data structures, security; data synchronization, location detection in harsh environments.
vajda-webSandor Vajda
Professor
(BME, SE)
PhD, Hungarian Academy of Science
Director, Biomolecular Engineering Research Center
Scientific computing, primarily optimization; computational chemistry and biology, including protein and peptide structure determination, protein engineering, and drug design.
Vakili_smPirooz Vakili
Assoc. Professor
(ME, SE)
PhD, Harvard University
Monte Carlo simulation and optimization, stochastic networks, computational finance, risk management, bioinformatics.
Professor WangHua Wang
Assoc. Professor
(ME, SE)
PhD, University of Maryland
Assoc. Division Head (SE)
Control of nonlinear phenomena, intelligent systems and control, complex networks, cooperative control, robotics, and applications in biomedical, energy and aerospace systems.
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