Regular 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. Abidi

High-performance analog electronics, device modeling

Clarice D. Aiello

Quantum sensing, Spin physics in “living sensors”, Bioimaging

Abeer Alwan

Digital speech processing, noise robust speech recognition, models of speech production and perception

Katsushi Arisaka

High-speed single photon detection and digitization, photon detection systems in bio-imaging and particle physics

Corey Arnold

Computational Radiology/Pathology, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Multi-scale Disease Modeling, Natural Language Processing

Aydin Babakhani

Millimeter-wave/THz Integrated Circuits and on-chip antennas, Wirelessly-powered CMOS sensors and actuators, Biomedical circuits and medical implants

Danijela 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 N. Candler

MEMS and nanoscale devices, fundamental limitations of sensors, micromagnetic devices for advanced light sources, biological and chemical sensing

Sergio Carbajo

Ultrafast photon sciences and light-matter interactions, including quantum optics, ultrafast and nonlinear optics, and structured photonics, molecular dynamics, and particle accelerators and X-ray free-electron lasers

M. C. Frank Chang

High-speed semiconductors devices, integrated circuits for digital, analog, microwave, mm-wave terahertz systems, RF/wireless interconnects

Xiang Anthony Chen

Human-computer interaction, sensing and interaction techniques, intelligent user interfaces, computational design and fabrication

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Panagiotis Christofides

Advanced materials processing, process modeling, dynamics and control, applied mathematics, desalination and water treatment

Chi On Chui

Semiconductor and electronic devices, integrated circuit manufacturing technology, bioelectronics and medical device technology, heterogeneous integration and exploratory nanotechnology

Jason 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 N. Diggavi

Information theory, wireless networks, cooperative information flow over wireless networks, network data compression, network secrecy, large-scale data analysis algorithms

Lara Dolecek

Coding theory, statistical algorithms, and machine learning with applications to various traditional and emerging technologies: 1) in data storage, including memories (Flash, DRAM, DNA storage, etc.), and dense, large-scale, and distributed storage, and 2) in data processing, including blockchain, quantum computing, and distributed computing

Sam 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

Alyson Fletcher

Network neuroscience, machine learning, complex system theory, graphical models, statistical physics and inference, identification of neural systems

Christina Fragouli

Network coding, algorithms for networking, wireless networks and network security

Bahman Gharesifard

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

Puneet Gupta

Design-technology co-optimization, physical design, variability and reliability aware computer architectures

Lei 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 L. Huffaker

Solid-state nanotechnology, plasmonically-coupled processes, optoelectronic devices, solar cell, Si photonics, novel materials

Professor Subramanian (“Subu”) Iyer, Industry Relations

Subramanian S. Iyer

System Scaling Technology, advanced packaging and 3D integration, technologies and techniques for the memory subsystem integration and neuromorphic computing

Bahram Jalali

Silicon Photonics, Cell imaging and screening, Physics-inspired Algorithms, Nonlinear Dynamics, Artificial Intelligence

Mona Jarrahi

Terahertz/millimeter-wave electronics and optoelectronics, microwave photonics, imaging and spectroscopy systems

Chan J. Joshi

Laser fusion, laser acceleration of particles, nonlinear optics, high-power lasers, plasma physics

Achuta 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

Jia-Ming Liu

Nonlinear optics, ultrafast optics, laser dynamics and chaos, semiconductor lasers, fiber lasers, optoelectronics, photonics, microwave photonics, graphene photonics, nanophotonics

Wentai 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

Dejan 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 Mehta

Printable robotics, Rapid design and fabrication, Controls algorithms, Wireless sensor networks

Warren B. Mori

Plasma physics, high energy density plasma science, high performance computing

Ali 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 Osher

Level set methods for computing moving fronts involving topological changes, hyperbolic conservation laws and Hamilton-Jacobi equations, optimization related to sparsity

Aydogan Ozcan

Computational Imaging, Deep Learning Optics, Diffractive Neural Networks, Optical Computing, Microscopy, Holography, Sensing and Diagnostics, Biophotonics, Mobile Health, Telemedicine, Global Health

Sudhakar Pamarti

Analog, mixed signal and RF IC design, signal processing

Gregory Pottie

Communications/telecommunications, biomedical informatics, sensor networks

Yahya 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 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

Vwani P. Roychowdhury

Communications/telecommunications, quantum computation and information processing, embedded systems, adaptive and learning algorithms, combinatorics and complexity, biomedical informatics

Izhak 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 Samueli

VLSI implementation of signal processing and digital communication systems, high-speed digital integrated circuits, digital filter design

Majid Sarrafzadeh

Embedded systems, health analytics, biomedical systems, and algorithm design

Nader Sehatbakhsh

Security and Privacy, Computer Architecture, IoT/Embedded Systems Security, and Side-Channels

Stefano Soatto

Computer vision, machine learning, robotics

Jason Speyer

Stochastic and deterministic optimal control and estimation with application to aerospace systems; guidance, flight control, and flight mechanics

Mani 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. 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 Streit

Advanced semiconductors, microelectronics, radar, communication and satellite payload electronics

Paulo Tabuada

Cyber-physical systems, cyber-physical systems security, control systems, smart grid

King-Ning Tu

3D IC packaging and joule heating, metal-silicon interfaces, electromigration, pb-free solder joints

Mihaela van der Schaar

Game theory, network science, social networks, complex systems, machine learning, online learning, stream mining and Big data, medical informatics, networks

Lieven Vandenberghe

Engineering optimization, system theory and control, signal processing, machine learning

John D. Villasenor

Artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, digital communications, technology policy

Kang 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 Wang

Smart antennas, RF and microwave power amplifiers, numerical techniques, DSP techniques for microwave systems, phased arrays, wireless and radar systems, electromagnetics

Richard 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 Williams

Terahertz and mid-infrared quantum cascade lasers and photonic devices, low-dimensional semiconductor materials and intersubband physics, terahertz and infrared plasmonics, waveguides, antennas

Chee Wei Wong

Nonlinear optics, quantum optics, ultrafast optics, precision measurements

Jason C. S. Woo

Solid state electronics, CMOS and bipolar device/circuit optimization, novel device design, modeling of integrated circuits, VLSI fabrication

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C. K. “Ken” Yang

High performance VLSI design, digital and mixed-signal circuit design

Lin F. Yang

Machine Learning, Reinforcement Learning, Optimization, Big-data Algorithms, Control

Lixia Zhang

Internet architecture and protocol designs, security and resiliency of large-scale systems

Yang Zhang

Human-computer interaction, sensing and interaction techniques, Internet of Things (IoT), digital health, accessibility