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ECE Research Faculty

2014-2015 Research Guide (ISSUU)  (PDF)

The department currently has 22 tenure-track faculty, 2 faculty fellows, 20 joint faculty, 3 professors emeriti on campus, 21 adjunct faculty, 4 lecturers, and 3 professors in the practice.



Behnaam Aazhang
J.S. Abercrombie Professor and Department Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Communication theory, information theory, and their applications to wireless communication with a focus on the interplay of communication systems and networks; including network coding, user cooperation, spectrum sharing, and opportunistic access. Signal processing, information processing, and their applications to neuro-engineering with a focus on the real-time closed-loop stabilization of neuronal systems to mitigate disorders such as epilepsy, Parkinson, tremors, depression, and obesity

Athanasios C. Antoulas
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Large-scale dynamical systems, approximation, computation, linear algebra

Aydin Babakhani
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Analysis, design, and testing of integrated circuits and antennas, with applications in high-speed wireless communication, radar, medical imaging, and bio-sensing

Richard G. Baraniuk
Victor E. Cameron Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering; and Director of Connexions 

    Multiscale, computational signal and image processing; open access, collaborative scholarly publication

Joseph R. Cavallaro
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science; Director, Center for Multimedia Communication

    VLSI Signal Processing, Wireless Communication Systems Architectures, VLSI Systems Design and Prototyping

John W. Clark, Jr.
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Professor of Bioengineering

    Electrophysiology (neural, cardiac); mathematical modeling of biological systems; signal processing methods applied to biological systems; nonlinear system dynamics; electromagnetic field theory

Naomi J. Halas
Stanley C. Moore Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering; and Professor of Chemistry. Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science

    Nanoengineering, Plasmonics, and Nanophotonics

Kevin Kelly
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Electronic Materials; Microscopy; Nanotechnology; compressed sensing

Caleb Kemere
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Building interfaces with memory and cognitive processes; model-based signal processing; low-power embedded systems

Edward W. Knightly
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science.

    Mobile and wireless networks, high-performance and denial-of-service resilient protocol design

Junichiro Kono
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Optical THz Processes in Semiconductor Nanostructures and Devices

Farinaz Koushanfar
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science

    Sensor networks, low power embedded systems, optimization and statistics

Rajind Mendis
Faculty Fellow in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Terahertz (THz) Science & Technology

Daniel Mittleman
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Far-infrared spectroscopy of materials using broadband sub-picosecond pulses of terahertz radiation

Michael Orchard
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Image and video modeling and compression

Xaq Pitkow 
Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computational Neuroscience (Baylor College of Medicine)

Distributed neural representations, algorithms for statistical inference, models of the natural environment, and computation by nonlinear recurrent networks

Jacob T. Robinson
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Assistant Professor of Bioengineering

    Nanotechnology to measure and manipulate neural activity

Ashutosh Sabharwal
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Wireless networks, information theory; statistical signal processing, statistical model selection; inverse problems and regularization

Isabell Thomann
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Energy, photocatalysis, ultrafast spectroscopy and nanophotonics

Frank K. Tittel
J.S. Abercrombie Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering; Professor of Bioengineering

Quantum electronic devices, laser spectroscopy, nonlinear optics, and laser-materials, interactions with applications in medicine and microelectronics

Peter J. Varman
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science

Computer Systems, Storage and Memory Systems, Virtualization and Resource Management, Cloud Computing

Ashok Veeraraghavan
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Computational imaging, computer vision and robotics

Lin Zhong
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science 

Mobile & Embedded system design, design automation of digital systems

 


 


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