Faculty and Staff Directory

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

Areas of Interest

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

Joan Becker

ECE Graduate Program Coordinator

(906) 487-2550
jepastor@mtu.edu
EERC 121

Paul L. Bergstrom

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Adjunct 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

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

Duane J. Bucheger

Professor of Practice, Electrical and Computer Engineering

906-487-0024
djbucheg@mtu.edu
EERC 731

Areas of Interest

  • Signal processing
  • Power electronics

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)

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
Judy Donahue

Judy Donahue

ECE Undergraduate Advisor

906-487-2232
eceadvise@mtu.edu
EERC 131

Links of Interest

Specialties

  • Provides academic advising for undergraduates
  • First-year and transfer student orientation
  • Meets with prospective students and their families
  • Coordinates Fall Open House and Preview Day events (for ECE)
  • Serves on UPC and Diversity committees within ECE

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

Professor, Electrical and 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

  • Energy storage testing, modeling and simulation at system level
  • Holistic integration of energy storage to grid applications and electric vehicles

Durdu Guney

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

906-487-2780
dguney@mtu.edu
EERC 729

Links of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Metamaterials and Plasmonics
  • Quantum Computing, Communications and Cryptography
  • Photonic Bandgap Materials and Fibers
  • Quantum Optics
  • 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

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Assistant Professor, Computer Science

William and Gloria Jackson Assistant Professor

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

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Co-Director, Michigan Tech Institute of Computing and Cybersystems

Director, Michigan Tech ICC Cyber-Physical Systems Center

Areas of Interest

  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Smart Home System and Cybersecurity
  • Embedded System Design
  • Microfluidic Biochip Computer Aided Design
  • VLSI Computer Aided Design
Michele L. Kamppinen

Michele L. Kamppinen

Staff Assistant

906-487-2550
mlkamppi@mtu.edu
EERC 121

Specialties

  • Assists w/department event planning
  • Schedules student appointments w/undergraduate advisor
  • Processes reimbursement requests
  • Coordinates textbook orders

Roger M. Kieckhafer

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

906-487-2866
rmkieckh@mtu.edu
EERC 713

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Areas of Interest:

  • Computer Engineering

John A. Kolacz

Research Associate

906-487-2264
jakolacz@mtu.edu
EERC SB13

Specialties

  • Maintains ECE and SoT laboratories and laboratory equipment
  • Supports Senior Design and Enterprise projects
  • Provides training to students and faculty in machine shop practice and operation, including safety orientation
  • Metal, wood and plastic fabrication
  • Welding

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

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, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Faculty Advisor, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

906-487-2494
oliveira@mtu.edu
EERC 712

Teaching interests

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

Areas of Interest

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

Sumit Paudyal

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

906-487-2186
sumitp@mtu.edu
EERC 611

Links of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Wide-area Control and Protection
  • Digital Techniques in Power System Protection
  • Power System Real-time Digital Simulation and Hardware Prototyping
  • Optimization Techniques in Power Systems
  • Energy Hub Modeling, Grid Integration of Energy Hubs, Buildings, PEVs

Joshua M. Pearce

Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Areas of Interest

  • Photovoltaic Materials and Electronic Device Physics of Solar Photovoltaic Cells: Gallium nitride (GaN) and indium gallium nitride (InGaN), Hydrogenated amorphous and nanocrystalline silicon (a-Si:H, nc-Si:H)
  • Applied Sustainability and Green Engineering: Solar energy, Sustainable development, Open Source Appropriate Technology, and Energy Policy
  • Open-source 3-D printing, RepRap (self-replicating rapid prototyper), recyclebot (waste plastic recycling to 3-D filament, low-cost metal 3-D printing, distributed manufacturing, ethical filament

Warren F. Perger

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Areas of Interest

  • Theoretical atomic physics
  • Electrophysics

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
Lisa Rouleau

Lisa Rouleau

Business Manager & Technical Communications Specialist

906-487-2627
ljroulea@mtu.edu
EERC Rm 235

Specialties

  • Executive assistant to the chair
  • Oversees Department finances
  • Coordinates Department communications and marketing including publications and website
  • Assists faculty with research proposals and project account administration
  • Coordinates and oversees faculty and staff searches, reappointments, and promotion and tenure processes
  • Assists with new faculty and staff orientation
  • Space Coordinator for department
Chuck Sannes

Chuck Sannes

Laboratory Supervisor

906-487-2134
cesannes@mtu.edu
EERC 727

Specialties

  • Lab maintenance
  • Lab equipment calibration
  • Circuit board fabrication
  • Senior Design/Enterprise support
  • Research support

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

Adjunct Professor, Physics

906-487-2869
esemouch@mtu.edu
EERC 711

Areas of Interest

  • Computational electromagnetic analysis
  • Computer-aided design of microwave and photonic devices
  • Electromagnetic metamaterials and their applications
  • Materials integration for device prototyping
  • Materials and device characterization at microwaves

Martha E. Sloan

Professor Emerita, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Areas of Interest

  • Computer security
  • Computer networks
Mark Sloat

Mark Sloat

Research Associate

906-487-2134
mesloat@mtu.edu
EERC 725

Specialties

  • Safety Liaison for ECE Department
  • Maintain and repair laboratory equipment in undergraduate and research labs
  • Printed circuit board fabrication for undergraduate and research programs
  • Assist students with electrical/electronic design in senior design and enterprise programs

Min Song

Department Chair, Computer Science

Professor, Computer Science

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

906-487-2602
mins@mtu.edu
223 Rekhi Hall

Links of Interest

Areas of Expertise

  • Wireless Networking
  • Sensor Networks
  • Network Security
  • Cyber Physical Systems
  • Mobile Computing

Chee-Wooi Ten

Assistant 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 234

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
  • Statistical signal processing
  • Antenna and beamforming