The faculty in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering are active in a number of research areas and projects. The following describes the primary research interests of the faculty.
Chen, Yaobin, Ph.D., Professor and Chair
Modeling and control of advanced vehicle systems, computational intelligence with applications, and biosystem modeling and control.
Chien, Stanley, Ph.D., Professor
Robotics and automation, intelligent robot systems, object-oriented programming and database, parallel computing.
Christopher, Lauren, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Application of VLSI circuits to new 3D imaging algorithms to improve throughput and real-time analysis of 3D image data. New algorithms for 3D image capture, 3D image processing, and 3D displays are of interest.
dos Santos, Euzeli, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
His research interests are: Power electronics, Renewable energy, Energy efficiency, and Motor drive systems
Du, Eliza Y, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Biometrics, digital signal/image processing, hyperspectral image processing and remote sensing, medical image processing, video surveillance, and their industry applications.
El-Sharkawy, Mohamed, Ph.D., Professor
Digital signal processing applications, voice recognition, graphics and image processing, coding, modulation, equalization, parallel processing.
Kim, Dongsoo, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Computer communication networks, wireless mobile networks, performance measurements, and real-time operating systems.
King, Brian, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Acting Chair, and Chair of Graduate Program
Information security, computer and network security, wireless security, cryptography, algorithms, and applied mathematics.
Koskie, Sarah, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Control theory, system identification, game theory, and their applications, including biological, automotive, aerospace, and communication systems.
Lee, Jaehwan (John), Ph.D., Associate Professor
Hardware-software codesign, FPGA-integrated multiprocessor system-on-chip design, hardware implementation of algorithms, and autonomic computing system design.
Li, Lingxi, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Monitoring, diagnosis, and control of complex systems (transportation systems, power systems, biological systems) Fault-tolerant systems, Discrete event systems, Graph theory & applications.
Rizkalla, Maher, Ph.D., Professor and Associate Chair
Applied superconductivity, solid state electronics, VLSI signal processing and electronics manufacturing.
Rovnyak, Steven, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Pattern recognition methodologies for protective relaying and for one-shot stability controls in electric power systems; dynamic systems, signal processing and pattern recognition applications.
Russomanno, David, Ph.D. Professor and Dean
His interests include intelligent sensors and supporting software infrastructure, knowledge representation and inference, including Semantic Web applications, data and knowledge visualization, software engineering, logic programming applications, GIS and STEM education.
Salama, Paul, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Signal/image/video processing, biomedical image analysis, compression, security, restoration/reconstruction, digital communications, information theory and source coding, error resilience and error concealment
Peter Schubert, Ph.D., Professor, Director, Lugar Center for Renewable Energy
Algorithm Design, Alternative Energy, Simulation, Modeling, Space Manufacturing, Biomass Conversion
Varahramyan, Kody, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chancellor for Research
Nano Electronics, Micro Manufacturing
Agarwal. Mangilal, Ph.D. Assistant Research Professor and Director for Research Development
Interdisciplinary Research Initiatives and Micro/Nano Manufacturing - Nanoscale-based Devices and Systems, Nano-electronics, Wireless Sensor Systems, MicroElectroMechanical Systems, Layer-by-layer Assembly (Nanometer Coatings) for Different Applications, Carbon Nanotubes and Applications.
Shrestha, Sudhir, Ph.D., Assistant Research Professor
Wireless Sensors, Nanoelectronics, Nanomaterials and Nanoassembly, Integrated Nanosystems and Devices, Nanomaterials Based Solar Cells, Micro/Nano Fluidics, RFID, and RF Simulation and Modeling.