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This directory includes regular Electrical Engineering Department faculty, adjunct faculty, and faculty with joint appointments. Click on faculty names to see their personal web pages.

 

Asad A Abidi
Asad A. Abidi 
Distinguished Chancellor's Professor
abidi@eenull
Tel: 310-825-9490
High-performance analog electronics, device modeling
Abeer Alwan
Abeer Alwan
Professor
alwan@eenull
Tel: 310-206-2231
Digital speech processing, noise robust speech recognition, models of speech production and perception
Katsushi Arisaka
Katsushi Arisaka
Professor
arisaka@physicsnull
Tel: 310-825-4925
High-speed single photon detection and digitization, photon detection systems in bio-imaging and particle physics
Ezio Biglieri
Ezio Biglieri
Adjunct Professor
biglieri@eenull
Tel: 310-825-9095

Information theory, channel coding and wireless communications
Danijela Cabric
Danijela Cabric
Assistant Professor
danijela@eenull
Tel: 310-206-8856
Wireless communications system design, cognitive radio networks, VLSI architectures of signal processing and digital communications, performance analysis and experiments on embedded platforms
Robert Candler
Robert N. Candler
Assistant Professor
rcandler@eenull
Tel: 310-825-4161
MEMS and nanoscale devices, fundamental limitations of sensors, packaging, biological and chemical sensing
Mau-Chung Frank Chang
M.-C. Frank Chang
Department Chair, 
Distinguished Professor, and Wintek Chair in Electrical Engineering

mfchang@eenull
Tel: 310-794-1633
High-speed semiconductors devices, integrated circuits for digital, analog, microwave, mm-wave terahertz systems, RF/wireless interconnects
Panagiotis_Christofides
Panagiotis Christofides
Professor
pdc@seasnull
Tel: 310-794-1015
Process control, dynamics and optimization, computational modeling and simulation of complex systems, applied mathematics, and the development of novel methods for the systematic and rigorous solution of complex process control and systems engineering problems
Chi On Chui
Chi On Chui
Associate Professor
chui@eenull
Tel: 310-267-4786
Semiconductor devices and manufactoring technology, bioelectronics and biomedical technology, heterogeneous integration and technology, exploratory nanotechnology
Jason Cong
Jason Cong
Chancellor's Professor
cong@csnull
Tel: 310-206-2775
Computer-aided design of VLSI circuits and systems, reconfigurable architecture and reconfigurable computing, design and analysis of algorithms, computer architectures

 

Babak Daneshrad
Babak Daneshrad
Professor
babak@eenull
Tel: 310-825-7792
Digital VLSI circuits, wireless communication systems, high-performance communications, integrated circuits for wireless applications
Suhas Diggavi
Suhas N. Diggavi
Professor
suhas@eenull
Tel: 310-206-5171
Information theory, wireless networks, cooperative information flow over wireless networks, network data compression, network secrecy, large-scale data analysis algorithms
Dariush Divsalar
Dariush Divsalar
Adjunct Professor
divsalar@seasnull
Tel: 310-825-9095
Information theory, communication theory, bandwidth efficient combined coding modulation techniques, spread spectrum systems and mutual user interference cancellation for CDMA, turbo codes, binary and non-binary LDPC codes, iterative decoding
Lara Dolecek
Lara Dolecek
Assistant Professor
dolecek@eenull
Tel: 310-825-2108
Coding theory with applications to emerging memory technologies (Flash), advanced algebraic, combinatorial and statistical methods for modern information processing and data storage systems, data processing and computing under uncertainty
Florian Dorfler
Florian Dorfler
Assistant Professor
dorfler@seasnull
Tel: 310-825-9308
Distributed control, complex networks, and cyber-physical systems with applications to smart power grids, robotic coordination and sensor networks
Mary Eshaghian-Wilner
Mary Eshaghian-Wilner
Adjunct Professor
maryew@eenull
Tel: 310-825-9095
Editor of book, "Bio-inspired and Nano-scale Integrated Computing". Nanoscale, MEMS, optical Interconnects, VLSI and reconfigurable chips heterogeneous/cluster/grid computing, mapping and scheduling algorithms/tools,
bioinformatics, sequence alignment, image-processing, computer vision
Christina Fragouli
Christina Fragouli
Associate Professor
christina.fragouli@null
Tel: 310-206-8795
Network coding, algorithms for networking, wireless networks and network security.
Keisuke Goda
Keisuke Goda
Associate Adjunct Professor
goda@eenull
Tel: 310-825-9095
Biomedical optics, green photonics and physical chemistry
Warren Grundfest
Warren Grundfest
Professor
warrenbe@seasnull
Tel: 310-794-5550
Excimer lasers for medical applications, the development of pulse ultra-violet of excimer lasers for biomedical applications, investigation of cardiovascular, ophthalmologic, orthopaedic and neurosurgical application of this technology, biologic spectroscopy, including time resolved spectroscopy, hyperspectro-imaging, photo bleaching and laser attenuation spectroscopy for the study of biologic systems, and the development of minimally invasive imaging and surgical tools
Puneet Gupta
Puneet Gupta
Associate Professor
puneet@eenull
Tel: 310-825-1376
CAD for VLSI design and manufacturing, physical design, manufacturing-aware circuits and layouts, design-aware semiconductor manufacturing, hardware-software interface in presence of hardware variability
Lei He
Lei He
Professor
lhe@eenull
Tel: 310-206-2037
Renewable energy, electric vehicle, smart grid, modeling and simulation, VLSI circuits and systems, programmable logic and re-configurable computing
Diana Huffaker
Diana L. Huffaker
Professor
huffaker@eenull
Tel: 310-206-0853
Solid-state nanotechnology, MWIR optoelectronic devices, solar cells, Si photonics, novel materials
Tatsuo Itoh
Tatsuo Itoh
Distinguished Professor and
Northrop Grumman Chair in Electrical Engineering

itoh@eenull
Tel: 310-206-4820
Electromagnetics, guided wave structures, lower-power wireless electronics, integrated passive components and antenna, photonic bandgap structures and metamaterial applications, antennas: active integrated, RF technologies for reconfigurable front-ends, sensors and transponders
Stephen E. Jacobsen
Stephen E. Jacobsen
Professor Emeritus
jacobsen@eenull
Tel: 310-825-9251
Mathematical programming with emphasis on non-convex and NP-hard problems and the application of the latter to engineering and engineering/economic systems
Bahram Jalali
Bahram Jalali
Professor and Northrop Grumman Opto-Electronic Chair in Electrical Engineering
jalali@eenull
Tel:310-825-9655
Silicon photonics and fiber optic communication, real-time streaming data acquisition and processing, biophotonics, rare cell detection, blood screening, nondestructive material testing and characterization, rogue wave phenomena
Mona Jarrahi
Mona Jarrahi
Associate Professor
mjarrahi@eenull
Tel:310-206-1317
Ultrafast electronic and optoelectronic devices and integrated systems for terahertz/millimeter-wave sensing, imaging, computing, and communication systems by utilizing novel materials, nanostructures, quantum well structures, electromechanical structures, as well as innovative nano-plasmonic and optical concepts
Chandrashekhar J. Joshi
Chand J. Joshi
Distinguished Professor
joshi@eenull
Tel:310-825-7279
Laser fusion, laser acceleration of particles, nonlinear optics, high-power lasers, plasma physics
William J. Kaiser
William J. Kaiser
Professor
kaiser@eenull
Tel:310-206-3236
Biomedical informatics, embedded systems
Pedram Khalili
Pedram Khalili
Assistant Adjunct Professor
pedramk@null
Tel: 310-825-9095
Nanoelectronics, spintronics, nano-magnetism, nonvolatile memory and logic, and microwave magnetics
Alan J. Laub
Alan J. Laub
Distinguished Professor
laub@null
Tel:310-825-4245
Numerical analysis, condition estimation, computer-aided control system design, high-performance computing, applied mathematics
Kuo-Nan Liou
Kuo-Nan Liou
Distinguished Professor
knliou@atmosnull
Tel:310-794-9832
Electromagnetic scattering by ice crystals and aerosols, satellite remote sensing, radiative transfer, climate modeling, from regional climate modeling and validation using satellite data to direct and indirect effects of aerosols on cloud radiative forcing and snow-albedo feedback, radiative transfer in 3D mountains and surface energy balance in climate models, and laboratory light scattering and spectroscopy involving small ice crystals and aerosols
Jia-Ming Liu
Jia-Ming Liu
Professor
liu@eenull
Tel:310-206-2097
Nonlinear optics, ultrafast optics, laser dynamics and chaos, semiconductor lasers, optoelectronics, photonics, nonlinear and ultrafast processes
Wentai Liu
Wentai Liu
Distinguished Professor
wentai@null
Tel:310-206-2097
Neural implants dealing with nerves and muscles for retina, epilepsy, muscle, eyelids, spinal cord, and bladder, leading the engineering efforts of the retinal prosthesis to restore vision, finally leading to successful implant trials in blind patients, as well as USA FDA approval and Europe CE Mark medical device
Asad M. Madni
Asad M. Madni
Distinguished Adjunct Professor
ammadni@eenull
Tel: 310-825-1104
Intelligent sensors, systems and instrumentation, wireless sensor networks, signal processing, and MEMS; applications for automotive safety, aerospace, radar, electronic warfare, and US combat readiness 
Dejan Markovic
Dejan Markovic
Associate Professor
dejan@eenull
Tel: 310-825-8656
Integrated circuits for emerging radio and healthcare systems, energy-efficient flexible digital integrated circuits, circuit and architecture design with post-CMOS devices, optimization methods and CAD flows
Shervin Moloudi
Shervin Moloudi
Assistant Adjunct Professor
shervin@null
Tel: 310-825-9095
Analog and RF integrated electronics, high speed data converters, and telecommunication circuits
Warren B. Mori
Warren B. Mori
Professor
mori@physicsnull
Tel: 310-206-0372
Laser and charged particle beam-plasma interactions, advanced accelerator concepts, advanced light sources, laser-fusion, high-energy density science, high-performance computing, plasma physics
Stanley Osher
Stanley Osher
Distinguished Professor
sjo@mathnull
Tel: 310-825-7158
Developing innovative numerical methods to solve partial differential equations, especially those whose solutions have steep gradients, analysis of these algorithms and the underlying P.D.E.'s and applications to various areas of engineering, physics and recently, image processing
Thomas Otis
Thomas Otis
Professor
otist@null
Tel: 310-206-0746
Understanding how the brain works, focusing on the cerebellum, a brain region with neural circuits responsible for coordinating movement; mouse models of genetic diseases of the cerebellum, collectively termed ataxias; optical approaches to complement standard electrophysiological techniques for studying neural circuits
Aydogan Ozcan
Aydogan Ozcan
Chancellor's Professor
and HHMI Professor
ozcan@eenull
Tel: 310-825-0915
Bioimaging, nano-photonics, nonlinear optics
Sudhakar Pamarti
Sudhakar Pamarti
Associate Professor
spamarti@eenull
Tel:310-825-2657
Mixed-signal IC design, signal processing, communications/telecommunications
C. Kumar Patel
C. Kumar Patel
Distinguished Professor
fpatel@physicsnull
Tel: 310-794-1613
Quantum electronics, nonlinear optics, photo-acoustics in gases, liquids, and solids, ultra-low level detection of trace gases, chemical and toxic gas sensors, condensed matter
Gregory J. Pottie
Gregory Pottie
Professor
pottie@eenull
Tel: 310-825-8150
Communications/telecommunications, biomedical informatics, collaborative signal processing
Yahya Rahmat-Samii
Yahya Rahmat-Samii
Distinguished Professor and Northrop Grumman Chair in
Electrical Engineering/
Electromagnetics

rahmat@eenull
Tel: 310-206-2275
Antennas: satellite communications, personal communication antennas including human interaction, antennas for remote sensing and radio astronomy applications, advanced numerical and genetic optimization techniques in electromagnetics, frequency selective surfaces and photonic band gap structures
Behzad Razavi
Behzad Razavi
Chancellor's Professor
razavi@eenull
Tel: 310-206-1633
Analog, RF, mixed-signal integrated circuit design, dual-standard RF transceivers, phase-locked systems and frequency synthesizers, A/D and D/A converters, high-speed data communication circuits
Vwani P. Roychowdhury
Vwani P. Roychowdhury
Professor
vwani@eenull
Tel: 310-206-4975
Communications/telecommunications, quantum computation and information processing, embedded systems, adaptive and learning algorithms, nonparametric methods and algorithms for large-scale information processing, combinatorics and complexity, information theory, biomedical informatics
Izhak Rubin
Izhak Rubin
Distinguished Professor
rubin@eenull
Tel: 310-825-2326
Communications/telecommunications, computer networks, multimedia IP networks, UAV/UGV-aided networks, integrated system and network management, C4ISR systems and networks, optical networks, network simulations and analysis
Henry Samueli
Henry Samueli
Professor
samueli@icslnull
Tel: 310-825-2647
VLSI implementation of signal processing and digital communication systems, high-speed digital integrated circuits, digital filter design
Majid Sarrafzadeh
Majid Sarrafzadeh
Professor
majid@csnull
Tel: 310-7945-4303
Embedded and reconfigurable computing; VLSI CAD; design and analysis of algorithms.
Ali H. Sayed
Ali H. Sayed
Professor
sayed@eenull
Tel: 310-267-2142
Adaptation and learning, statistical signal processing, estimation and filtering theories, signal processing for communications, distributed processing, adaptive systems, adaptive and congnitive networks, bio-inspired networks, cooperative behavior, flocking behavior and swarming, self-healing circuitry, system theory
Stefano Soatto
Stefano Soatto
Professor
soatto@csnull
Tel: 310-825-4840
Shape, motion, visual textures, visual accommodation, image analysis and processing,  systems theory, statistical inference, and computational aesthetics
Jason Speyer
Jason Speyer
Distinguished Professor and Ronald and Valerie Sugar Chair in Engineering
speyer@seasnull
Tel: 310-206-4451
Stochastic and deterministic optimal control and estimation with application to aerospace systems; guidance, flight control, and flight mechanics
Mani B. Srivastava
Mani B. Srivastava
Professor
mbs@eenull
Tel: 310-267-2098
Wireless networking, embedded computing, embedded systems, sensor networks, mobile and ubiquitous computing, low-power and power-aware systems, embedded technologies for health and sustainability, privacy and security in sensing and cyber-physical systems
Oscar M. Stafsudd
Oscar M. Stafsudd, Jr.
Professor and Vice Chair, Undergraduate Affairs
stafsudd@eenull
Tel: 310-825-4360
Quantum electronics, solid state lasers and laser media, infrared detectors (semiconductor and pyroelectric), opto-electronics, terahertz devices and systems, crystal growth, photovoltaics
Dwight_Streit
Dwight Streit
Distinguished Professor
streit@null
Tel: 310-825-7011
Electronic and optical materials, semiconductor fabrication and characterization, electrical and optical device design and modeling, device and circuit processing, microwave and millimeter-wave circuits, high-speed digital and mixed-signal circuits, advanced packaging, radar and communication systems
Paulo Tabuada
Paulo Tabuada
Professor and Vice Chair, Graduate Affairs
tabuada@eenull
Tel: 310-794-4266
Automated design, mathematical systems theory, geometric non-linear control, embedded systems, control systems, cyber-physical systems, smart grid
King0Ning Tu
King-Ning Tu
Distinguished Professor
kntu@null
Tel: 310-206-4838
3D IC packaging, and contact to nanowire of Si
Mihaela van der Schaar
Mihaela van der Schaar
Chancellor's Professor
mihaela@eenull
Tel: 310-825-5843
Network economics, engineering economics,
engineering game theory, multi-agent networks, data and stream mining, online networking, multi-user communication, real-time networking, energy-efficient processing and communication multimedia networking, processing and compression
Lieven Vandenberghe
Lieven Vandenberghe
Professor
vandenbe@eenull
Tel: 310-206-1259
Engineering opitimization and operations research, system theory and control, signal processing, high-performance computing, machine learning
Ingrid Verbauwhede
Ingrid Verbauwhede
Adjunct Professor
ingrid@eenull
Tel: 310-825-9095
Embedded security, security of cyber physical systems, efficient and attack resistant implementations of cryptography, design methods
John D. Villasenor
John D. Villasenor
Professor
villa@eenull
Tel: 310-825-0228
Communications, collaborative signal processing, configurable computing systems, design environments
Kang L. Wang
Kang L. Wang
Distinguished Professor and
Raytheon Chair in Electrical Engineering

wang@eenull
Tel: 310-825-1609
Nanoelectronics, spintronics and nanomagnetics, nanoscale science, devices and quantum systems, non-volatile electronics and low dissipation devices, molecular beam epitaxy, optoelectronics and solar cells
Yuanxun (Ethan) Wang
Yuanxun Ethan Wang
Associate Professor
ywang@eenull
Tel: 310-206-5670
Smart antennas, RF and microwave power amplifiers, numerical techniques, DSP techniques for microwave systems, phased arrays, wireless and radar systems, electromagnetics
Richard D. Wesel
Richard Wesel
Professor and
Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs
wesel@eenull
Tel: 310-825-2941
Information theory/communication theory, low-density parity-check codes and turbo codes, optimization of communication systems, communication with feedback, trellis codes and convolutional codes
Benjamin Williams
Benjamin Williams
Associate Professor
bwilliam@eenull
Tel: 310-825-6961
Terahertz and mid-infrared photonic devices and materials, quantum cascade lasers and intersubband physics, terahertz and infrared plasmonics, waveguides, antennas
Alan N. Willson, Jr.
Alan N. Willson, Jr.
Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Research Professor,
and Charles P. Reames Chair in Electrical Engineering

willson@eenull
Tel: 310-825-7400
Theory and applications of digital signal processing including VLSI implementations, digital filter design, nonlinear circuit theory
Jason C.S. Woo
Jason C. S. Woo
Professor and Vice Chair, Industry Relations
woo@eenull
Tel: 310-206-3279
Solid state electronics, CMOS and bipolar device/circuit optimization, novel device design, modeling of integrated circuits, VLSI fabrication
Eli Yablonovitch
Eli Yablonovitch
Distinguished Adjunct Professor
eliy@eenull
Tel: 310-825-9095
Electronic devices, optoelectronics, high speed optical communications, optical antennas, solar photovoltaics, computational inverse electromagnetic design
C.-K. Ken Yang
C.-K. Ken Yang
Professor
yang@eenull
Tel: 310-206-3665
High performance VLSI design, digital and mixed-signal circuit design
Kung Yao
Kung Yao
Distinguished Professor
yao@eenull
Tel: 310-825-8885
Communications/telecommunications, collaborative signal processing, sensor system, wireless communication systems, VLSI and systolic algorithms
Lixia Zhang
Lixia Zhang
Professor and Jonathan B. Postel Chair in Computer Science
lixia@csnull
Tel: 310-825-2695
Internet architecture, network Protocol designs for large scale systems, network security and resiliency
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