ECE Faculty Research Interests
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.
Ben Miled, Zina, Ph.D, Associate Professor
She received her Ph.D. from Purdue University in 1997. Her research areas of interest include data analytics, parallell processing, large enterprise software systems, distributed storage & processing, business intelligence and time critical applications.
Chen, Yaobin, Ph.D., Chancellor's Professor
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
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, Interim Chair
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, John Jaehwan, Ph.D., Associate Professor
High-performance computing, Novel hardware-oriented, FPGA-assisted, or GPU-based parallel acceleration of algorithms and applications.
Li, Lingxi, Ph.D., Associate 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., 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 Adviser to Chancellor
Nano Electronics, Micro Manufacturing-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Agarwal, Mangilal, Ph.D
Interdisciplinary Research Initiatives and Micro/Nanomanufacturing - Nanoscale-based devices & systems, nanoelectronics, microelectromechanical Systems, layer-by-layer assembly (nanometer coatings) for different applications, and carbon nanotubes & applications.
Li, Feng, Ph.D
Wireless security, socially intelligent computing, cloud security, wireless mobile networks, computer & network security, and algorithms.
Liu, Hongbo, Ph.D
Cyber Security and Privacy - Pervasive computing & smart systems, mobile computing & wireless networks, big data and cloud computing.
Shrestha, Sudhir, Ph.D
Wireless Sensors, Nanoelectronics, Nanomaterials and Nanoassembly, Integrated Nanosystems and Devices, Nanomaterials Based Solar Cells, Micro/Nano Fluidics, RFID, and RF Simulation and Modeling.
Wu, Huanmei, Ph.D
Database management, data mining, medical physics, radiation oncology, medical imaging processing, database security, biomedical science, digital forensics, and pattern recognition