Faculty Listing

Ashok K. Ambardar

  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
906-487-2532
akambard@mtu.edu
EERC 826

Links of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Signal processing
  • Medical imaging

Glen E. Archer

  • Principal Lecturer and Associate Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Faculty Advisor, Blue Marble Security Enterprise
  • Faculty Advisor, Robotic Systems Enterprise

Areas of Interest

  • Image processing
  • Undergraduate EE labs
  • Counter-terrorism
  • Electronic warfare
  • Information operations

Mohsen Azizi

  • Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Affiliated Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
906-487-2638
sazizi@mtu.edu
EERC 412

Research Interests

 

  • Control systems and fault diagnosis techniques
  • Power systems, microgrids, renewable energy systems
  • Aerospace systems, unmanned vehicles, jet engines
  • Industrial automation and mechatronic/robotic systems

 

Teaching Interests

 

  • Industrial Control, Linear Control, Digital Signal Processing
  • Robust Control, Nonlinear Control, Adaptive Control
  • Decentralized Control of Large-Scale Systems
  • Optimization Techniques

 

Paul L. Bergstrom

  • Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Affiliated Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Areas of Interest

  • Micro-electromechanical systems
  • Micromachining materials and process technologies
  • Inertial pressure
  • Nanoscaled technologies enabling banoelectronic devices
  • Technologies for the monolithic integration of sensors and actuators with electronics

Leonard J. Bohmann

  • Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
  • Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Areas of Interest

  • Electric power systems analysis
  • Utility applications of power electronics (HVDC, SVC, FACTS)
  • Power system dynamics
  • Power quality
  • Power system transients
  • Computer analysis and simulation of power systems

Jeremy P. Bos

  • Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Faculty Advisor, Robotic Systems Enterprise
906-487-3161
jpbos@mtu.edu
EERC 623

Links of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Atmospheric optics
  • Statistical optics
  • Quantum optics
  • Image and Signal Processing
  • Autonomous vehicles and vehicular networks
  • Industrial automation and controls

Jeffrey B. Burl

  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
906-487-2919
burl@mtu.edu
EERC 710

Areas of Interest

  • Control systems
  • Development of a low cost collision avoidance system for general aviation (FAA)
  • Intelligent control of automotive manufacturing systems (GM)
  • Adaptive optics (AFOSR)
  • Reentry body control (SSP)
  • Image motion analysis and image based tracking systems (AFOSR)
  • Control theory: extended H estimation; uncertainty reduction in µ-synthesis (SSP)
  • Astronomy/observatory upgrades (fun)

Joseph (Joe) Burns

  • Senior Research Scientist, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

  • Electromagnetic Analysis
  • Image and Signal Processing in Sleep Research
  • Environmental Metrics and Novel Remote Sensing Concepts

Bo Chen

  • Dave House Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering
906-487-3537
bochen@mtu.edu
MEEM 824

Areas of Expertise

  • Mechatronics and embedded systems
  • Agent Technology
  • Monitoring and control networks
  • Hybrid electric vehicles
  • Smart grid

Research Interests

  • Modeling and control of hybrid electric vehicles
  • EV-smart grid integration
  • Distributed monitoring and control
  • Battery control for HEV and energy storage systems
  • IC engine management systems
  • Sensor information fusion

Christopher (Kit) Cischke

  • Senior Lecturer
  • Faculty Advisor, Wireless Communication Enterprise

Areas of Interest

  • Parallel computing and UPC
  • Engineering education
Thomas Daunais

Thomas Daunais

  • Founder/CTO, Upland Nanotech
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Zhuo Feng

  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
906-487-3116
zhuofeng@mtu.edu
EERC 513

Areas of Interest

  • Parallel CAD algorithms on heterogeneous manycore computing platforms
  • Modeling, analysis and verification of large-scale power delivery networks (PDNs)
  • 3D integrated circuit thermal modeling and analysis
  • Statistical VLSI modeling, statistical static timing analysis (SSTA)

Daniel R. Fuhrmann

  • Department Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Dave House Professor in Computer Engineering
906-487-2550
fuhrmann@mtu.edu
EERC 118

Areas of Interest

  • Signal processing

Lucia Gauchia

  • Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • Richard and Elizabeth Henes Assistant Professor of Energy Storage Systems
906-487-3382
gauchia@mtu.edu
EERC 612

Links of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Battery energy storage testing, and modeling. Battery aging testing and impedance extraction. Application to vehicle and grid applications.
  • Non-traditional energy storage, such as hydraulic, mechanical or electrochemical for wave energy applications
Andrew Ginter

Andrew Ginter

  • Director and VP Industrial Security, Waterfall Security Solutions
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Links of Interest

Durdu Guney

  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Areas of Interest

  • Metamaterials and Plasmonics
  • Solar Cells
  • Quantum Computing, Communications and Cryptography
  • Photonic Bandgap Materials and Fibers
  • Acoustic Bandgap Materials
Trever Hassell

Trever Hassell

  • Academic Advisor
  • Instructor
906-487-2240
tjhassel@mtu.edu
EERC 131

Areas of Interest

  • Power Electronics Systems
  • Electric Drives and Machinery
  • Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Systems
  • Microgrids
Timothy Havens
"The realization that you can't predict the future--and mold it--could only come as a shock to an academic."
—David Harsanyi

Timothy Havens

  • William and Gloria Jackson Associate Professor of Computer Systems
  • Director, Center for Data Sciences
  • Director, Data Science Graduate Program
906-487-3115
thavens@mtu.edu
EERC 504

Links of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning
  • Signal and Image Processing
  • Sensor and Data Fusion
  • Heterogeneous Data Mining
  • Explosive Hazard Detection
Shiyan Hu

Shiyan Hu

  • Professor, Department of Computer Science, Linnaeus University
  • Adjunct Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Links of Interest

Chito Kendrick

Chito Kendrick

  • Managing Director, Microfabrication Facility/Instructor
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cell: 814-308-4255
cekendri@mtu.edu
M&M Building 436

Roger M. Kieckhafer

  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
906-487-2866
rmkieckh@mtu.edu
EERC 713

Go To My Real Page:

Areas of Interest

  • Computer Engineering

Sean J. Kirkpatrick

  • Department Chair, Biomedical Engineering
  • Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Affiliated Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
906-487-2167
sjkirkpa@mtu.edu
M & M Building 301

Links of Interest

Research Interests

  • Biomedical optics
  • Lasers and other light sources for biology and medicine
  • Non-contact measurement of tissue mechanics and fluid flows
  • Coherent imaging

Anand K. Kulkarni

  • Professor Emeritus, Electrical and Computer Engineering
906-487-2773
akkulkar@mtu.edu
EERC 824

Links of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Electronic materials
  • A study of electrical, optical, chemical, and structural characteristics of indium-tin-oxide (ITO) deposited on glass and polymer substrates
  • Characterization of diamond thin films grown on silicon substrates by hot filament chemical vapor deposition technique
  • Electrical and structural characteristics of chromium thin films deposited on glass and alumina substrates
  • Reliability of solder joints used in leadless surface mount devices
  • Development of thin film ferroelectric memory devices
  • Schottky and ohmic contacts to GaAs

John T. Lukowski

  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Faculty Advisor, Automotive Computing Enterprise
  • Co-Coordinator, Hybrid Electric Vehicle Enterprise
906-487-2545
jtlukows@mtu.edu
EERC 233

Areas of Interest

  • Power
  • Energy
  • Factory automation
  • Robotics

Christopher T. Middlebrook

  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Physics
906-487-1622
ctmiddle@mtu.edu
EERC 628

Links of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Infrared detectors
  • Optics
  • Photonics
  • Radiometry

Bruce A. Mork

  • Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Dennis Wiitanen Professor of Electric Power Systems
906-487-2857
bamork@mtu.edu
EERC 614

Areas of Interest

  • Smart Grid
  • Power system protection
  • Computer simulation
  • Transients in electrical power systems
  • Nonlinear dynamics and chaos theory
  • Magnetic materials and saturation of transformers
  • Power quality
  • Renewable energy, wind energy, solar energy
  • Photovoltaics

Saeid Nooshabadi

  • Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Professor, Computer Science
906-487-4336
saeid@mtu.edu
EERC 512, Rekhi 212

Area of Expertise (CS)

  • High-performance computer architecture
  • Embedded systems
  • Design of multimedia systems
  • High-performance and low power computing systems
  • Information-processing systems
  • Embedded electronic systems

Areas of Interest (ECE)

  • VLSI information and multimedia processing
  • SoC design
  • Complex embedded electronic systems
  • Very Large Scale Intergradations (VLSI)
  • Digital architectures
  • Computer engineering

Aurenice M. Oliveira

  • Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Faculty Advisor, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
906-487-2494
oliveira@mtu.edu
EERC 712

Research Interests

  • Vehicular Communications
  • Hybrid Communications and Networking
  • Application of Monte Carlo methods to communications systems
  • Modeling of optical-fiber communications systems
  • RF/Wireless Communications

Teaching Interests

  • Digital, Analog, and Wireless Communications
  • Probability and Stochastic Processes
  • Industrial Communications Protocols
  • In-Vehicle Communications
  • Electronics

Soner Onder

  • Professor, Computer Science
  • Affiliated Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
906-487-2123
soner@mtu.edu
Rekhi Hall 303

Area of Expertise

  • Computer Architecture
  • Programming Languages
  • Simulation

Keat Ghee Ong

  • Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Portage Health Foundation Endowed Professor of Technological Innovations in Health
  • Affiliated Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
906-487-2749
kgong@mtu.edu
M & M Building 302

Research Interests

  • Implantable sensors
  • Wireless sensors
  • Biomedical devices for human physiological measurements
  • Regenerative medicine
John Pakkala

John Pakkala

  • Graduate Academic Advisor/Instructor
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
906-487-2868
jepakkal@mtu.edu
514 EERC

Sumit Paudyal

  • Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
906-487-2186
sumitp@mtu.edu
EERC 611

Links of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Distribution Grid Modeling and Optimization
  • Building-to-grid (B2G) and Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) Integration
  • Widea-area Control and Protection, Synchrophasor applications in Smart Grid
  • Energy Hub, Distributed Energy Resources, Demand Response, and Demand Dispatch
  • Distribution Level Energy Market

Joshua M. Pearce

  • Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Faculty Advisor, Open Source Hardware Enterprise

Areas of Interest

  • Photovoltaic Materials and Electronic Device Physics of Solar Photovoltaic Cells, Solar Energy Systems and Distributed Generation
  • Green Engineering: Solar Energy, Sustainable Development, Open Source Appropriate Technology, Waste Recycling, Circular Economy, and Energy Policy
  • Open Source Hardware, 3-D Printing, RepRap (self-replicating rapid prototyper), Low-cost Metal 3-D Printing, Distributed Manufacturing, Scientific Hardware

Warren F. Perger

  • Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Areas of Interest

  • Theoretical atomic physics
  • Electrophysics

Anthony (Tony) Pinar

  • Lecturer, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Senior Design Coordinator, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Research Engineer, Advanced Power Systems Research Center
906-487-0024
ajpinar@mtu.edu
EERC 731

Areas of Interest

  • Machine Learning
  • Signal and Image Processing
  • Data Fusion
  • Electronics

Michael C. Roggemann

  • Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
906-487-2164
mroggema@mtu.edu
EERC 503

Links of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Optics
  • Image reconstruction and processing
  • Pattern recognition
  • Adaptive and atmospheric optics

Timothy J. Schulz

  • Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
906-487-2754
schulz@mtu.edu
EERC 505

Areas of Interest

  • Statistical signal processing

George Semouchkin

  • Part-time Instructor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
906-487-2053
gbsemouc@mtu.edu
EERC 717

Areas of Interest

  • Optics
  • Photonics
  • Signal and image processing

Elena Semouchkina

  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Physics
906-487-2869
esemouch@mtu.edu
EERC 711

Job Opening

There is an open PhD position in the field of photonic crystals & metamaterials. Contact esemouch@mtu.edu

Areas of Interest

  • Computational electromagnetic analysis
  • Computer-aided design and development of microwave and photonic devices
  • Dielectric metamaterials and photonic crystals
  • Electromagnetic cloaking
  • High-contrast materials integration
  • Materials and device characterization at microwaves

Aleksandr V. Sergeyev

  • Associate Professor, School of Technology
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
906-487-2258
avsergue@mtu.edu
EERC 413

Research Interests

  • Optics
  • Signal processing
  • Image reconstruction and processing
  • Adaptive and atmospheric optics
  • Holography and laser spectroscopy

Teaching Interests

  • Optics
  • Electrical machinery
  • Power systems
  • Electronic devices and circuits
  • Real-time robotics systems

Mahdi Shahbakhti

  • Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics
  • Affiliated Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
906-487-3405
mahdish@mtu.edu
MEEM 921

Links of Interest

Areas of Expertise

  • Dynamic Systems Modeling and Control
  • Powertrain/Vehicle Control
  • Internal Combustion Engines
  • Vehicular Emissions and Aftertreatment Systems
  • Building Energy Controls

Research Interests

  • Modeling and Control of Energy Systems
  • Hybrid Electric Vehicles
  • Connected Vehicles
  • Advanced Combustion Engines
  • Energy Control of Buildings in a Smart Grid

Martha E. Sloan

  • Professor Emerita, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Areas of Interest

  • Computer security
  • Computer networks

Min Song

  • David House Professor and Chair, Computer Science
  • Founding Director, Institute of Computing and Cybersystems
  • Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Areas of Expertise

  • Wireless Communication Networks and Systems
  • Network Security
  • Cyber Physical Systems
  • Mobile Computing

Nikola Subotic

  • Co-Director, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)
  • Adjunct Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
734-913-6859
nsubotic@mtu.edu
Ann Arbor

R. Andrew Swartz

  • Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
906-487-2439
raswartz@mtu.edu
Dillman 201I

Research Interests

  • Application computationally efficient and robust embedded algorithms for monitoring and protection of civil infrastructure assets such as buildings, bridges, pipelines, wind turbines, roadways, and railroads.

Jinshan Tang

  • Associate Professor, School of Technology
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Computational Science & Engineering, and Data Science
906-487-3386 (Office); 906-487-1723 (Lab)
jinshant@mtu.edu
EERC 223

Research Interests

  • Image processing and pattern recognition
  • Biomedical imaging and medical image analysis
  • Medical informatics and intelligent medical diagnosis system

Teaching Interests

  • Computer networking
  • Advanced programming
  • Medical information system
  • Medical image analysis

Chee-Wooi Ten

  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
906-487-0397
ten@mtu.edu
EERC 613

Links of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Power Infrastructure Cybersecurity and Protection
  • Resilience Assessment of Critical Infrastructure Interdependencies
  • Future Control Center Framework
  • SCADA/EMS/DMS Applications
  • Power Systems Engineering

Zhaohui Wang

  • Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
906-487-2054
zhaohuiw@mtu.edu
EERC 506

Links of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Communications
  • Signal processing
  • Communication networks
  • Network security
  • Emphasis on underwater acoustic applications

Wayne W. Weaver

  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Dave House Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

Areas of Interest

  • Power electronics systems
  • Microgrids
  • Non-linear and game theoretic controls
  • Distributed energy resources
  • Electric drives and machinery

Dennis O. Wiitanen

  • Professor Emeritus, Electrical and Computer Engineering
906-487-2847
wiitanen@mtu.edu
EERC 514

Areas of Interest

  • Electric power systems

Seyed A. (Reza) Zekavat

  • Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Areas of Interest

  • Wireless localization systems
  • Wireless power transfer
  • Channel modeling
  • Antenna and beamforming
  • Big Data applications
  • Smart building energy management
  • Sensor systems
  • Autonomous driving