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Emrah Akyol

Assistant Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

  • Game theory
  • Communications
  • Control
  • Networks
  • Information processing
  • Socio-cyber-physical systems
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Carl Betcher

Lecturer

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

  • Digital hardware and digital system design
  • VHDL for synthesis and simulation of digital hardware
  • Communication systems
  • Computer networks
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Yu Chen

Associate Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

  • Smart cities
  • Intelligent surveillance
  • Edge-fog-cloud computing
  • Internet of Things
  • Security & Privacy
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Seokheun (Sean) Choi

Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

  • Bioelectronics and Microsystems
  • BioMEMS/NEMS
  • Microfluidics
  • Semiconductors
  • Biosensors and Biofuel cells
  • Bioenergy
  • Nanotechnology
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Scott A. Craver

Associate Professor; Undergraduate Director

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

  • Information security
  • Cryptology
  • Steganography
  • Watermarking and DRM systems
  • Security engineering
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Pritam Das

Assistant Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

  • Wide-band gap devices-based integrated power converter topologies and printable high-frequency magnetic components for solid state transformer
  • Energy storage integration in smart grid
  • Reliable and high efficiency high-power LED drives for smart commercial lighting
  • Electrified transportation
  • Single high-frequency stage, high slew rate 48 volts to sub-1 volt point-of-load converters
  • Data centers
  • Modeling and control of flow batteries
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Tara Dhakal

Associate Professor; Director

Electrical and Computer Engineering; Center for Autonomous Solar Power (CASP)

Research Interests

  • Renewable energy (photovoltaics)
  • Energy storage
  • Thin film semiconductor devices
  • Atomic layer deposition
  • Transparent conductors
  • Spintronics (complex magnetic oxides and dilute magnetic semiconductors
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Mark L. Fowler

Distinguished Teaching Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

  • Emitter location
  • Estimation theory
  • Data compression
  • Sensor networks
  • Electronic warfare systems
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Jessica J. Fridrich

Distinguished Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

  • Steganography and steganalysis of digital images
  • Digital forensics
  • Signal estimation and detection
  • Machine learning
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David J. Klotzkin

Associate Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

  • High-speed telecommunications lasers
  • Free space modulating retroreflectors
  • Integrated opto-electronic devices
  • Quantum dot lasers and laser dynamics
  • Photonic-band-gap based devices
  • Organic luminescent devices
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Xiaohua (Edward) Li

Associate Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

  • ​Signal processing in communications and wireless networks
  • Cognitive radio networks
  • Wireless information assurance
  • Blind equalization​
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Jian Li

Assistant Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Online Algorithms
  • Networks
  • Edge and Cloud Computing Systems
  • Data analytics with machine learning
  • Internet-of-Things
  • Game Theory
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Jack Maynard

Lecturer

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

  • ​Project engineering
  • Systems engineering
  • Software engineering
  • Safety-critical systems
  • Embedded systems
  • Industrial applications​
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Vladimir V. Nikulin

Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Programs

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

  • Free-space laser communication
  • Quantum communication
  • Optical sensors
  • Holographic analysis and measurements
  • Electric drives
  • Energy systems
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Alok C. Rastogi

Associate Professor and Associate Director CASP

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

  • Photovoltaic energy conversion materials and devices
  • Thin film earth abundant semiconductors solar cells
  • Organic solar cells and hybrid solar cells
  • Electrochemical supercapacitor materials and devices for energy storage
  • Nanomaterials
  • Low power spintron
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Mengen Wang

Assistant Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

  • Density functional theory computation

  • Quantum defects

  • Energy conversion

  • Wide-bandgap semiconductors

  • Quantum materials

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Ning Zhou

Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Admissions

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

  • Power system dynamic performance
  • Phasor measurement unit (PMU) application
  • Signal processing/system identification/control system and their application in power systems
  • Smart grid
  • Integration of renewable generation
  • Smart appliances
  • Real-time voltage security analysis
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Emeritus Faculty

Roger Westgate

Charles R. "Roger" Westgate

Professor Emeritus; Dean Emeritus
Electrical and Computer Engineering

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James Constable

James Constable

Professor Emeritus
Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Stephen A. Zahorian

Professor Emeritus
Electrical and Computer Engineering

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