Faculty

A. Nasser Alaraje

Associate Professor, School of Technology

Program Chair, Electrical Engineering Technology

906-487-1661
alaraje@mtu.edu
EERC 417

Research Interests

  • Digital logic design and embedded systems
  • Field-Programmable Logic Array (FPGA) architecture and design
  • Hardware description language
  • Processor architecture
  • Engineering technology education

Teaching Interests

  • Circuits
  • Data communications
  • Digital systems/microprocessor basics
  • Digital electronics
  • Digital design and modeling with VHDL
  • Microcomputer interfacing
  • FPGA design

Ted L. Anderson

Lecturer, School of Technology

906-487-2157
tlanders@mtu.edu
EERC 429

Research Interests

  • Strain signal conditioning design
  • Transducer instrumentation design
  • Rosette strain gages
  • Alternative electrical energy sources (battery utilization and power-conversion circuits)

Teaching Interests

  • Basic circuit analysis
  • Basic and special electronic devices
  • Troubleshooting (as a part of the design process)
  • Electronic circuit design
  • Power electronic devices and circuits (power conversion electronics)

Mohsen Azizi

Assistant Professor, School of Technology

906-487-2638
sazizi@mtu.edu
EERC 412

Research Interests

  • Cooperative control and networked estimation in multi-agent systems
  • Distributed and decentralized control of large-scale systems
  • Fault detection, identification, and recovery (FDIR)
  • Applications: jet engines, unmanned vehicles, and aircraft

Teaching Interests

  • Signals and Systems, Digital Signal Processing, Optimization Techniques
  • Linear Control Systems, Industrial Control, Digital Control
  • Decentralized Control, Nonlinear Control, Adaptive Control
  • Detection and Estimation Theory, Probability and Stochastic Processes

Aurenice M. Oliveira

Associate Professor, School of Technology

Adjunct Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Faculty Advisor, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) Faculty Co-Advisor, Epsilon Pi Tau Technology Honor Society (EPT)

906-487-3657
oliveira@mtu.edu
EERC 411

Research Interests

  • Modeling of optical-fiber communications systems
  • Application of Monte Carlo methods to communications systems
  • Digital, analog, and wireless communications
  • Automation
  • Engineering education

Teaching Interests

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

Aleksandr V. Sergeyev

Associate Professor, School of Technology

Faculty Advisor, Robotics Systems

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

Weican (Vincent) Xiao

Lecturer, School of Technology

906-487-1611
weicanx@mtu.edu
EERC 415

Research Interests

  • Diamond thin film fabrication
  • Microwave power system
  • Design, fabrication, characterization of semiconductor sensors and devices

Teaching Interests

  • Power systems
  • Digital/microprocessor basics
  • Programmable controllers
  • Electrical machinery
  • Electronic devices and circuits
  • Microelectronics
  • Solar cells