Albertl Faculty

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

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Asad A AbidiAsad A. Abidi
High-performance analog electronics, device modeling
Clarice D. AielloClarice D. Aiello
Quantum sensing, Spin physics in “living sensors”, Bioimaging
Abeer AlwanAbeer Alwan
Digital speech processing, noise robust speech recognition, models of speech production and perception
Katsushi ArisakaKatsushi Arisaka
High-speed single photon detection and digitization, photon detection systems in bio-imaging and particle physics
Aydin BabakhaniAydin Babakhani
Millimeter-wave/THz Integrated Circuits and on-chip antennas, Wirelessly-powered CMOS sensors and actuators, Biomedical circuits and medical implants
Ezio BiglieriEzio Biglieri
Information theory, channel coding and wireless communications
Danijela CabricDanijela Cabric
Wireless communications system design, machine learning for wireless communications, sensing and security, performance analysis and experiments on embedded platforms and software defined radios
Robert CandlerRobert N. Candler
MEMS and nanoscale devices, fundamental limitations of sensors, micromagnetic devices for advanced light sources, biological and chemical sensing
Mau-Chung Frank ChangM.-C. Frank Chang
High-speed semiconductors devices, integrated circuits for digital, analog, microwave, mm-wave terahertz systems, RF/wireless interconnects
Xiang Anthony ChenXiang Anthony Chen
Human-computer interaction, sensing and interaction techniques, intelligent user interfaces, computational design and fabrication.
Panagiotis Christofides Headshot

Panagiotis Christofides
Advanced materials processing, process modeling, dynamics and control, applied mathematics, desalination and water treatment.
Jason CongJason Cong
Computer system architecture, energy-efficient computing, reconfigurable computing, electronic design automation, fault-tolerant design of VLSI systems, design for nanotechnologies, design and analysis of algorithms
Suhas DiggaviSuhas N. Diggavi
Information theory, wireless networks, cooperative information flow over wireless networks, network data compression, network secrecy, large-scale data analysis algorithms
Dariush DivsalarDariush Divsalar
Information theory, communication theory, bandwidth efficient combined coding modulation techniques, CDMA, turbo codes, LDPC codes, iterative decoding
Lara DolecekLara Dolecek
Information and coding theory, graphical models and statistical algorithms, computational methods and algorithms with applications to large-scale and complex systems for data processing, communications and storage
Sam EmaminejadSam Emaminejad
Biological and Chemical Sensors, Wearable and Flexible Electronics, Microfluidics, MEMs and NEMs Fabrication and Modeling, Internet of Things Devices, Technology Development for Personalized/Precision Medicine
Allison FletcherAlyson Fletcher
Network neuroscience, machine learning, complex system theory, graphical models, statistical physics and inference, identification of neural systems
Christina FragouliChristina Fragouli
Network coding, algorithms for networking, wireless networks and network security.
Bahman Gharesifard – joining the ECE Dept. July 2021
Systems and controls, network optimization, distributed decision making, data-driven control, decentralization in machine learning, online optimization, social and economic networks, game theory, optimal transport theory, geometric control and mechanics
Dan M. GoebelDan M. Goebel
Electric propulsion, thermionic emission, microwaves, plasma-materials interactions, high voltage
Puneet GuptaPuneet Gupta
Design-technology co-optimization, physical design, variability and reliability aware computer architectures
Lei HeLei He


  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) for Education, Health, Transportation, and Power and Water Sustainability
  • Programmable Logic (FPGA), Re-Configurable Computing, AI-on-A-Chip, Neuromorphic Computing, and Quantum Computing
  • Modeling, Simulation and Validation for VLSI Circuits, Software, and IoT Systems
Diana HuffakerDiana L. Huffaker
Solid-state nanotechnology, plasmonically-coupled processes, optoelectronic devices, solar cell, si photonics, novel materials
Tatsuo ItohTatsuo Itoh
Electromagnetics, guided wave structures, lower-power wireless electronics, integrated passive components in antennas, photonic bandgap structures and metamaterial applications, RF technologies, sensors and transponders
Tatsuo ItohSubramanian S. Iyer
System Scaling Technology, advanced packaging and 3D integration, technologies and techniques for the memory subsystem integration and neuromorphic computing
Stephen_E_JacobsenStephen E. Jacobsen
Mathematical programming with emphasis on non-convex and NP-hard problems and the application of the latter to engineering and engineering/economic systems
Bahram JalaliBahram Jalali
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 JarrahiMona Jarrahi
Terahertz/millimeter-wave electronics and optoelectronics, microwave photonics, imaging and spectroscopy systems
Chandrashekhar J. JoshiChan J. Joshi
Laser fusion, laser acceleration of particles, nonlinear optics, high-power lasers, plasma physics
Achuta KadambiAchuta Kadambi
Computational Imaging, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Robotics, Medical Devices
William J. Kaiser
Biomedical informatics, embedded systems, biomedical devices
Jonathan Kao
Neural prostheses, brain-machine interfaces, computational and systems neuroscience, neural signal processing, machine learning, dynamical systems, recurrent neural networks, deep learning
Pedram KhaliliPedram Khalili
Nanoelectronics, spintronics, nano-magnetism, nonvolatile memory and logic, and microwave magnetics
Alan J. Laub
Numerical linear algebra, high-performance computing
Kuo-Nan LiouKuo-Nan Liou

Atmospheric radiative transfer and remote sensing, clouds and aerosols, climate change, regional climate modeling in mountains and snow, light scattering by ice crystals and aerosols
Jia-Ming LiuJia-Ming Liu
Nonlinear optics, ultrafast optics, laser dynamics and chaos, semiconductor lasers, optoelectronics, photonics, nonlinear and ultrafast processes
Wentai LiuWentai Liu
Neural prosthesis, bioelectronics, implantable microelectronics, high-speed transceiver design (wired and wireless), microelectronic sensors, timing/clock optimization, on-chip Interconnects, computer vision/image processing
Asad MadniAsad M. Madni
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 MarkovicDejan Markovic
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
Ankur MehtaAnkur Mehta
Printable robotics, Rapid design and fabrication, Controls algorithms, Wireless sensor networks
Shervin MoloudiShervin Moloudi
Analog and RF integrated electronics, high speed data converters, and telecommunication circuits
Warren B. MoriWarren B. Mori
Plasma physics, high energy density plasma science, high performance computing
Ali MoslehAli Mosleh
Reliability engineering, physics of failure modeling and system life prediction, resilient systems design, prognostics and health monitoring, hybrid systems simulation, theories and techniques for risk and safety analysis
Stanley OsherStanley Osher
Level set methods for computing moving fronts involving topological changes, hyperbolic conservation laws and Hamilton-Jacobi equations, optimization related to sparsity
Aydogan OzcanAydogan Ozcan
Bioimaging, nano-photonics, nonlinear optics
Sudhakar PamartiSudhakar Pamarti
Analog, mixed signal and RF IC design, signal processing
Gregory J. PottieGregory Pottie
Communications/telecommunications, biomedical informatics, sensor networks
Yahya Rahmat-SamiiYahya Rahmat-Samii
Electromagnetics, satellite communication antennas, personal communication antennas including human interaction, biotelemetry and RFID applications, antennas for remote sensing and radio astronomy applications
Behzad RazaviBehzad Razavi
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
Yair RivensonYair Rivenson
Bioimaging, Computational Imaging, Photonics
Vwani P. RoychowdhuryVwani P. Roychowdhury
Communications/telecommunications, quantum computation and information processing, embedded systems, adaptive and learning algorithms, combinatorics and complexity, biomedical informatics
Izhak RubinIzhak Rubin
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 SamueliHenry Samueli
VLSI implementation of signal processing and digital communication systems, high-speed digital integrated circuits, digital filter design
Majid SarrafzadehMajid Sarrafzadeh
Embedded systems, health analytics, biomedical systems, and algorithm design
Ali H. SayedAli H. Sayed
Adaptation and learning, statistical signal processing, estimation and filtering theories, signal processing for communications, distributed processing, bio-inspired networks, system theory
 Fabien ScalzoFabien Scalzo
Medical Imaging, Machine Learning, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Vision, Signal Processing, Biomedical Informatics, Brain Mapping, Computational Fluid Dynamic
Nader Sehatbakhsh HeadshotNader Sehatbakhsh – joining the ECE Dept. July 2020
Security and Privacy, Computer Architecture, IoT/Embedded Systems Security, and Side-Channels
Stefano SoattoStefano Soatto
Computer vision, machine learning, robotics
Jason SpeyerJason Speyer
Stochastic and deterministic optimal control and estimation with application to aerospace systems; guidance, flight control, and flight mechanics
Mani B. SrivastavaMani B. Srivastava
Embedded software, ubiquitous and mobile computing, human-cyber-physical systems, security and privacy, mobile health, internet of things, energy-aware computing
Oscar M. StafsuddOscar M. Stafsudd, Jr.
Quantum electronics, solid state lasers and laser media, infrared detectors (semiconductor and pyroelectric), opto-electronics, terahertz devices and systems, crystal growth, photovoltaics, optical applications for medical use
Dwight_StreitDwight Streit
Advanced semiconductors, microelectronics, radar, communication and satellite payload electronics
Paulo TabuadaPaulo Tabuada
Cyber-physical systems, cyber-physical systems security, control systems, smart grid
Zachary TaylorZachary Taylor
THz medical imaging and sensing, biomedical optics and biophotonics, submillimeter wave and THz quasioptics, diagnostic medical imaging.
King0Ning TuKing-Ning Tu
3D IC packaging and joule heating, metal-silicon interfaces, electromigration, pb-free solder joints
Mihaela van der SchaarMihaela van der Schaar
Game theory, network science, social networks, complex systems, machine learning, online learning, stream mining and Big data, medical informatics, networks
Lieven VandenbergheLieven Vandenberghe
Engineering optimization, system theory and control, signal processing, machine learning
Ingrid VerbauwhedeIngrid Verbauwhede
Embedded security, security of cyber physical systems, efficient and attack resistant implementations of cryptography, design methods
John D. VillasenorJohn D. Villasenor
Electronics supply chain, digital media, technology and public policy
Kang L. WangKang L. Wang
Nanoelectronics, spintronics and nanomagnetics, non-volatile electronics and low dissipation devices, quantum device and systems, frontier materials by molecular beam epitaxy, photonics and energy
Yuanxun (Ethan) WangYuanxun Ethan Wang
Smart antennas, RF and microwave power amplifiers, numerical techniques, DSP techniques for microwave systems, phased arrays, wireless and radar systems, electromagnetics
Richard D. WeselRichard Wesel
Information theory/communication theory, communication with feedback, coding and optimization for flash memory, optimization of communication systems, low-density parity-check codes and turbo codes, trellis codes and convolutional codes
Benjamin WilliamsBenjamin Williams
Terahertz and mid-infrared quantum cascade lasers and photonic devices, low-dimensional semiconductor materials and intersubband physics, terahertz and infrared plasmonics, waveguides, antennas
Alan N. Willson, Jr.Alan N. Willson, Jr.
Theory and applications of digital signal processing including VLSI implementations, digital filter design, nonlinear circuit theory
Chee Wei WongChee Wei Wong
Nonlinear optics, quantum optics, ultrafast optics, precision measurements
Jason C.S. WooJason C. S. Woo
Solid state electronics, CMOS and bipolar device/circuit optimization, novel device design, modeling of integrated circuits, VLSI fabrication
Eli YablonovitchEli Yablonovitch
Electronic devices, optoelectronics, high speed optical communications,
optical antennas, solar photovoltaics, computational inverse
electromagnetic design
Headshot: Ken YangC.-K. “Ken” Yang
High performance VLSI design, digital and mixed-signal circuit design
Lin F. YangLin F. Yang
Machine Learning, Reinforcement Learning, Optimization, Big-data Algorithms, Control
Kung YaoKung Yao
Communications/telecommunications, collaborative signal processing, sensor system, wireless communication systems, VLSI and systolic algorithms
Lixia ZhangLixia Zhang
Internet architecture and protocol designs, security and resiliency of large-scale systems
Yang Zhang – joining the ECE Dept. July 2021
Human-computer interaction, sensing and interaction techniques, Internet of Things (IoT), digital health, accessibility.