Electrical and Computer Engineering

Faculty Listing

Gowtham

  • Director of Research Computing, Information Technology
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Physics
  • Research Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering NSF XSEDE Campus Champion

Links of Interest

Teaching Interests

  • Scientific Computing

Research Interests

  • Parallel computing and visualization
  • Design and optimization of supercomputing platform
  • Design of computational work flows
  • Technological tools for research and teaching
  • Interaction of biological matter with nanomaterials
  • Electronic structure calculations of nanoclusters

Ashok K. Ambardar

  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Links of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Signal processing
  • Medical imaging

Glen E. Archer

  • Interim Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Principal Lecturer, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Areas of Interest

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

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 nanoelectronic 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

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

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)

Bo Chen

  • Dave House Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering

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

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

  • Senior Lecturer, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Areas of Interest

  • Power Electronics Systems
  • Electric Drives and Machinery
  • Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Systems
  • Microgrids

Roger M. Kieckhafer

  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Areas of Interest

  • Computer Engineering

John T. Lukowski

  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Faculty Advisor, Automotive Computing Enterprise
  • Co-Coordinator, Hybrid Electric Vehicle Enterprise

Areas of Interest

  • Power
  • Energy
  • Factory automation
  • Robotics

Aref Majdara

  • Lecturer, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Areas of Interest

  • Data Analysis
  • Machine Learning
  • Signal Processing
  • Parallel Computing 

Christopher T. Middlebrook

  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Physics

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

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

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, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Areas of Interest

  • Vehicular Communications: inter-vehicle (VANETs, V2X) and intra-vehicle (CAN, Automotive Ethernet, LIN, FlexRay, MOST)
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
  • Communication Networks and Systems
  • Wireless Communications
  • Network Security
  • Signal Processing

Joshua M. Pearce

  • Richard Witte Endowed Professor of 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

Areas of Interest

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

Michael C. Roggemann

  • Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Links of Interest

Areas of Interest

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

Timothy J. Schulz

  • University Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Areas of Interest

  • Statistical signal processing

George Semouchkin

  • Instructor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Areas of Interest

  • Optics
  • Photonics
  • Signal and image processing

Elena Semouchkina

  • Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Affiliated Professor, Physics

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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

Chee-Wooi Ten

  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Teaching Interests

  • Circuit/graph theory
  • Power grid modeling and analysis
  • Distribution emergency 
  • Cybersecurity planning for power grid
  • System dynamics and stability
  • Energy control center applications

Areas of Research Interest

Discipline: Power systems engineering

  • Security protection for power substations
  • Cyber-physical system of critical infrastructure systems
  • Anomaly detection of synchrophasor patterns
  • Future control center framework
  • Distribution management and automation
  • Smart home technologies
  • Geographic information system

Zhaohui Wang

  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Links of Interest

Areas of Interest

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