Stephen Phillips

Director, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
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GWC 208H

Research interests: Applications and integration of microsystems including microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), microelectronics, microactuators, neural recording and neural stimulation; applications of systems and control including adaptive control, control of microsystems, prosthetics, feedback control over nondeterministic networks

Stephen M. Phillips received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University and a master’s degree and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Stanford University. From 1988 to 2002, he served on the faculty of Case Western Reserve University. From 1995 to 2002, he also served as director of the Center for Automation and Intelligent System Research, an industry-university-government collaborative at Case. In 2002, he joined the faculty of Arizona State University. He was appointed electrical engineering department chair in 2005 and director of the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering in 2009. He has held visiting positions at the NASA Glenn Research Center and the University of Washington. He has served as an ABET program evaluator and as a member of the board of directors of ABET. He is a professional engineer registered in the state of Ohio.

Professional preparation
Ph.D., electrical engineering, Stanford University, 1988
M.S., electrical engineering, Stanford University, 1985
B.S., electrical engineering, Cornell University, 1984

Selected publications

Stephen M. Phillips, Marco Saraniti, A Fully Online Undergraduate Electrical Engineering Program, ASEE Annual Conference, June 2016.

Stephen M. Phillips, An Undergraduate Electrical Engineering Degree Available via Online Delivery, NAE/NSF workshop on power and energy curriculum, Washington, DC, 2015

Narendra V. Lakamraju, Sameer M. Venugopal, Stephen M. Phillips, David R. Allee, Embedded Microelectromechanical Systems Sensor and Related Devices and Methods, US Patent 8,610,223 B2, Issued December 17, 2013

Stephen M. Phillips, David R. Allee, Narendra Lakamraju, “Passive Flexible-Substrate Blast Sensor Array,” International Microelectronics and Packaging Society (IMAPS) Device Packaging Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, 2012

Stephen M. Phillips; Konstantinos Tsakalis; Ravi Gorur; “On the implementation of ABET feedback for program improvement,” Proceedsing of the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Vancouver, BC, 2011

Karthikeyan Ramamurthy, Jayaraman Thiagarajan, Prasanna Sattigeri, Michael Goryll, Andreas Spanias, Trevor Thornton, and Stephen Phillips, “Transform domain features for ion-channel signal classification,” Journal of Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 219-224, 2011.

Narendra V. Lakamraju, Sameer M. Venugopal, David R. Allee, Stephen M. Phillips, and Barry P. O’Brien, “Flexible shock sensor tag with integrated display,” Army Science Conference, Orlando, FL, Dec., 2010.

Narendra V. Lakamraju, Sameer M. Venugopal, David R. Allee, Stephen M. Phillips, “Shock wave pressure sensor on PEN substrate,” IEEE Sensors Conference, Hawaii, Nov. 2010.

Sattigeri, P.; Thiagarajan, J.J.; Ramamurthy, K.N.; Konnanath, B.; Mathew, T.; Spanias, A.; Goryll, M.; Thornton, T.; Prasad, S.; Phillips, S.; “Signal processing for biologically inspired sensors,” Communications, Control and Signal Processing (ISCCSP), 4th International Symposium on, pp 1-5, Cyprus, March, 2010.

Ahmad T. Al-Hammouri, Vincenzo Liberatore, Michael S. Branicky, and Stephen M. Phillips, Complete Stability Region Characterization for PI-AQM, SIGBED Review, Vol. 3 No. 2, pp 1-6, ISSN 1551-3688, April 2006.

Mi, H. Kahn, F. Merat, A. H. Heuer, D. A. Smith, and S. M. Phillips, “Static and electrically actuated shaped MEMS mirrors,” Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 29-36, 2005.