Electrical and Computer Engineering

Adjunct Faculty

Mahdi Shahbakhti

  • Research Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering—Engineering Mechanics
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Co-Advisor of Alternative Energy Enterprise

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
  • HVAC/Climate Controls

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
Thomas Daunais

Thomas Daunais

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

Andrew Ginter

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

Links of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Cyber-security for industrial control systems
  • Operating system and network architectures
Shiyan Hu

Shiyan Hu

  • Professor, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex
  • Adjunct Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Chito Kendrick

Chito Kendrick

  • Managing Director, Microfabrication Facility/Instructor
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Sean J. Kirkpatrick

  • Department Chair, Biomedical Engineering
  • Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Affiliated Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

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

Soner Onder

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

Area of Expertise

  • Computer Architecture
  • Programming Languages
  • Simulation
John Pakkala

John Pakkala

  • Graduate Academic Advisor/Instructor
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Alex Sergeyev

  • Professor, College of Computing
  • Director, Mechatronics Graduate Program
  • Director, FANUC Certified Industrial Robotics Training Center

Research Interests

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

Teaching Interests

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

Nikola Subotic

  • Co-Director, Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)
  • Adjunct Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

R. Andrew Swartz, PE

  • Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

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

  • Professor, College of Computing
  • Affiliated Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Affiliated Professor, Computational Science & Engineering, and Data Science

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