Engineering | School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering

Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty

Regent’s Professor

Constantine A. Balanis

Constantine A. Balanis
Regents’ Professor

Research Interests
Computational electromagnetic methods for antennas and scattering, flexible and conformal antennas, high impedance surfaces (HIS), RCS reduction techniques using EBG checkerboard surfaces, metasurfaces for antenna pattern beam forming, ferrite-loaded non-uniformly biased CBS antennas, smart/adaptive antennas for wireless communications

balanis@asu.edu
(480) 965-3909
Tempe Campus, GWC 452

Named Professors

Bertan Bakkaloglu

Bertan Bakkaloglu
On Semiconductor Professor

Research Interests
Analog, RF and mixed-signal IC design, integrated power management circuits for high reliability applications, self-test and calibration of high reliability analog and mixed signal circuits, frequency synthesizers

bertan.bakkaloglu@asu.edu
(480) 727-0293
Tempe Campus, ISTB4 573

Zachary Holman

Zachary Holman
Trustee Professor

Research Interests
Amorphous silicon/crystalline silicon heterojunction solar cells, light management in solar cells, transparent conductive oxides, semiconductor nanoparticles, optical and electronic properties of nanoscale materials, plasma synthesis of powders, deposition of powders and thin films

Zachary.Holman@asu.edu
(480) 965-9959

Sayfe Kiaei

Sayfe Kiaei
Motorola Chair

Research Interests
Radio frequency and analog integrated circuits, integrated power management IC.

 

sayfe@asu.edu
(480) 727-8207
Tempe Campus, ISTB4 591C

 

Ying-Cheng Lai

Ying-Cheng Lai
ISS Professor

Research Interests
Nonlinear dynamics, complex networks, quantum transport in nanostructures, graphene physics, signal processing, biological physics

Ying-Cheng.Lai@asu.edu
(480) 965-6668
Tempe Campus, GWC 610

Deirdre Meldrum

Deirdre Meldrum
Distinguished Professor of Biosignatures Discovery

Research Interests
Automation in life sciences, automation, micro- and nanotechnologies, microscale systems, lab-on-achip, single cell, genomics, ecogenomics, robotics, control systems

 

deirdre.meldrum@asu.edu
(480) 727-9397
Tempe Campus, BDA A 110B

Vijay Vittal

Vijay Vittal
Ira A. Fulton Chair

Research Interests
Electric power, power system dynamics and controls, nonlinear systems, computer applications in power, sustainable energy, modeling and simulation of complex systems

vijay.vittal@asu.edu
(480) 965-1879
Tempe Campus, ERC 513

Junshan Zhang

Junshan Zhang
Ira. A Fulton Chair Professor

Research Interests
Wireless networks, mobile social networks, privacy and security, information theory, optimization and control in cyber-physical systems and smart grid

junshan.zhang@asu.edu
(480) 727-7389
Tempe Campus, GWC 440

Professors

David Allee

David Allee
Professor, Associate Director

Research Interests
Flexible electronics, large area sensing arrays, VLF electric and magnetic fields, fundamental and external electrical noise, nuclear amplifiers, nanometer scale device and nanofabrication

allee@asu.edu
(480) 965-6470
Tempe Campus, GWC 347

Raja Ayyanar

Raja Ayyanar
Professor

Research Interests
Power electronics, DC-DC converters, power management, power conversion and control for renewable energy interface, especially PV and wind, electric vehicles, motor drives, wide bandgap devices and applications

rayyanar@asu.edu
(480) 727-7307
Tempe Campus, ERC 587

Hugh Barnaby

Hugh Barnaby
Professor

Research Interests
Semiconductors for hostile environments, device physics and modeling, microelectronic device and sensor design and manufacturing, analog/RF/mixed signal circuit design and test

hbarnaby@asu.edu
(480) 727-0289
Tempe Campus, ISTB4 561

Yu Cao

Yu Cao
Professor

Research Interests
Physical modeling of nanoscale technologies, design solutions for variability and reliability, and neural-inspired hardware and algorithms for learning

ycao@asu.edu
(480) 965-1472
Tempe Campus, ISTB4 563

Junseok Chae

Junseok Chae
Professor, Assistant Dean, Research and Innovation

Research Interests
Microdevices for bioenergy applications, implantable microdevices, electronic circuit integration with microdevices

junseok.chae@asu.edu
(480) 965-2082
Tempe Campus, ISTB4 567

Chaitali Chakrabarti

Chaitali Chakrabarti
Professor

Research Interests
VLSI architectures for media processing and wireless communications, algorithm-architecture co-design of signal processing systems including medical imaging, low-power embedded systems, reliable memory system design

chaitali@asu.edu
(480) 965-9516
Tempe Campus, GWC 302B

Stephen Goodnick

Stephen Goodnick
Professor

Research Interests
Solid state device physics, transport in nanostructures, nanoelectronic devices and circuits, computational electronics, RF and microwave devices, optoelectronic, energy conversion devices

stephen.goodnick@asu.edu
(480) 965-9572
Tempe Campus, ERC 552

Lina Karam

Lina Karam
Professor, Graduate Program Chair of Computer Engineering

Research Interests
Image and video processing, compression, and transmission, computer vision, visual quality assessment, human visual perception, multidimensional signal processing, digital filtering, source coding, and bio-medical imaging.

karam@asu.edu
(480) 965-3694
Tempe Campus, GWC 430

Richard Kiehl

Richard Kiehl
Professor

Research Interests
DNA nanoelectronics: self-assembly of nanoscale components by DNA scaffolding, electronic devices based on hybrid organic/inorganic nanostructres.
Spintronics: devices based on collective behavior in nanoparticle arrays.
Nanoscale architectures: information processing paradigms based on locally connected networks.
General subject areas: electronic devices and integrated circuits based on heterostructures, nanostructures, and molecular systems.
Novel concepts for nanoscale electronic devices and circuits; fabrication by directed self-assembly techniques.
Collaborative, interdisciplinary research exploring the interface between nanotechnology and biotechnology for applications in computing, signal processing and sensing.

Richard.Kiehl@asu.edu
(480) 727-7905

Richard R. King

Richard R. King
Professor

Research Interests
High-efficiency silicon and III-V photovoltaics, solid-state device physics, recombination at semiconductor defects and interfaces, multijunction solar cells, thin-film compound semiconductor growth and characterization.

Richard.R.King@asu.edu
(480) 727-3698

Angelia Nedich

Angelia Nedich
Professor

Research Interests
Large-Scale Distributed Systems, Sensor Networks and Network Science, Data Analytics, Decision and Control Systems, Operations Research

Angelia.Nedich@asu.edu
(480) 965-9019
650 E Tyler Mall GWC Rm 311   Tempe

Cun-Zheng Ning

Cun-Zheng Ning
Professor

Research Interests
Nanophotonics, nanowires, nanolasers, surface plasmonic enhanced light emitters, nanomaterials based solar cells

cning@asu.edu
(480) 965-7421
Tempe Campus, GWC 614

Sule Ozev

Sule Ozev
Professor

Research Interests
Self-test and self-calibration for wireless transceivers, analysis and mitigation of process variations for mixed signal and digital circuits, fault-tolerant and reconfigurable heterogeneous systems, mixed signal circuit testing

sule.ozev@asu.edu
(480) 727-7547
Tempe Campus, ISTB4 565

Antonia Papandreou-Suppappola

Antonia Papandreou-Suppappola
Professor

Research Interests
Time-varying signal and system processing; statistical processing for detection, estimation and tracking; signal processing algorithm development for biomedical, biological and structural health monitoring; wireless communications applications

Papandreou@asu.edu
(480) 965-7881
Tempe Campus, GWC 312

George Pan

George Pan
Professor

Research Interests
Computational electromagnetics, high-speed electronics packaging, magnetic resonant imaging RF coil design and analysis, inverse scattering, rough surface scattering, millimeter-wave antenna systems

george.pan@asu.edu
(480) 965-1732
Tempe Campus, GWC 318

Stephen Phillips

Stephen Phillips
Professor, Director, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering

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.phillips@asu.edu
(480) 965-6410
Tempe Campus, GWC 208H

Martin Reisslein

Martin Reisslein
Professor and Graduate Program Chair, Computer Engineeirng

Research Interests
Metro and access fiber/wireless networks, multimedia streaming, multimedia traffic characteristics, software defined networking, engineering education

reisslein@asu.edu
(480) 965-8539
Tempe Campus, GWC 411A

Armando Rodriguez

Armando Rodriguez
Professor

Research Interests
Control of nonlinear distributed parameter systems, approximation theory, sampled data and multi-rate control, embedded systems, rapid prototyping, modeling, simulation, animation, and real-time control (MoSART) of Flexible Autonomous Machines operating in an uncertain Environment (FAME), integrated real-time health monitoring, modeling, and reconfigurable fault-tolerant controls; control of bio-economic systems, renewable resources, and sustainable development; control of semiconductor, (hypersonic) aerospace, robotic and low power electronic systems

aar@asu.edu
(480) 965-3712
Tempe Campus, GWC 352

Anna Scaglione

Anna Scaglione
Professor

Research Interests
Statistical signal and array processing, sensor networks and network science, communication and information theory, energy delivery and power systems.

Tempe Campus, GWC 310

Jennie Si

Jennie Si
Professor

Research Interests
Learning and approximate dynamic programming, estimation and filtering of stochastic processes, neural networks, neurophysiological basis for learning and cognitive processing, cortical neural information processing

si@asu.edu
(480) 965-6133
Tempe Campus, GWC 351

 

Brian Skromme

Brian Skromme
Professor, Assistant Dean

Research Interests
Compound semiconductor materials and devices, especially wide bandgap materials for optoelectronic, high frequency, high-power and high-temperature applications; optical characterization of semiconductor materials; development of GaN and SiC-based materials and devices; development of educational software for engineering courses, engineering education

skromme@asu.edu
(480) 965-8592
Tempe Campus, ERC 155

Andreas Spanias

Andreas Spanias
Professor, Director, SenSIP Center

Research Interests
Digital signal processing (DSP), speech and audio coding, adaptive filters, real-time processing of sensor data, DSP for arts and media applications

 

spanias@asu.edu
(480) 965-1837
Tempe Campus, GWC 411E

 

Meng Tao

Meng Tao
Professor

Research Interests
Semiconductor surfaces, interfaces and thin films; terawatt-scale solar photovoltaics; chemical vapor deposition; electrochemistry in solar photovoltaics; solar photovoltaic systems and applications; and two-dimensional transition metal chalcogenides.

meng.tao@asu.edu
(480) 965-9845
Tempe Campus, ERC 157

Nongjian Tao

Nongjian Tao
Professor, Director, Center for Bioelectronics and Biosensors

Research Interests
Chemical and biological sensors, molecular and nano electronics, mobile health devices, wireless sensors

ongjian.tao@asu.edu
(480) 965-4456
Tempe Campus, BDB 138

Konstantinos Tsakalis

Konstantinos Tsakalis
Professor and Undergraduate Program Chair, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests
Applications of control, optimization and system identification theory to semiconductor manufacturing, chemical process control and prediction and control of epileptic seizures

tsakalis@asu.edu
(480) 965-1467
Tempe Campus, GWC 358

Dragica Vasileska

Dragica Vasileska
Professor

Research Interests
Semiconductor device physics, semiconductor transport, 1-D to 3-D device modeling, quantum field theory and its application to real nanoscale device structures, heating effects in nano-scale devices, current collapse in GaN HEMTs, optoelectronics including modeling of solar cells and photodetectors

vasileska@asu.edu
(480) 965-6651
Tempe Campus, ERC 555

Lei Ying

Lei Ying
Professor

Research Interests
Stochastic networks, including cloud computing, communication networks and social networks

lei.ying.2@asu.edu
(480) 965-7003
Tempe Campus, GWC 436

Associate Professors

Daniel Bliss

Daniel Bliss
Associate Professor

Research Interests
Adaptive multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) wireless communications, distributed cooperative communications, full-duplex relays, MIMO radar, information theory, estimation bounds, channel phenomenology, statistical signal processing for anticipatory medical applications

d.w.bliss@asu.edu
(480) 965-3913
Tempe Campus, GWC 302D

Jennifer Blain Christen

Jennifer Blain Christen
Associate Professor

Research Interests
Bio-compatible integration techniques for CMOS electronics/sensors, microfluidics and soft lithography, bio-MEMS, low power analog and mixed-mode circuits for bio-medical/analytical instrumentation, systems engineering focusing on multi-physics/multi-modal and feedback including neural, electrochemical and optical/fluorescence systems

jennifer.blainchristen@asu.edu
(480) 965-9859
Tempe Campus, GWC 334

David Frakes

David Frakes
Associate Professor, Fulton Entrepreneurial Professor

Research Interests
Image and video processing, fluid dynamics, computer vision, medical device design

dfrakes@asu.edu
(480) 727-9284
Tempe Campus, ISTB1 281F

Michael Goryll

Michael Goryll
Associate Professor

Research Interests
Surface and interface physics, new materials in CMOS processing, fabrication of nanoscale semiconductor devices, transport phenomena in nanopores, integration of biomineralized structures with silicon MEMS, electrophysiological properties of cell membrane ion channels, low-noise analog amplifier design, electronic instrumentation for biophysical measurements

michael.goryll@asu.edu
(480) 965-9517
Tempe Campus, ERC 255

Kory Hedman

Kory Hedman
Associate Professor

Research Interests
Power and energy systems, operations research, renewable energy, power system economics, operations and planning, transmission engineering, mathematical programming, stochastic optimization, market design, energy economics, financial engineering

khedman@asu.edu
(480) 965-1476
Tempe Campus, ERC 579

Keith Holbert

Keith Holbert
Associate Professor

Research Interests
Nuclear engineering, process monitoring and diagnostics, sensor fault detection, instrumentation development, radiation effects on electronics

holbert@asu.edu
(480) 965-8594
Tempe Campus, ERC 581

Christ D. Richmond

Christ D. Richmond
Associate Professor

Research Interests
Statistical, sensor, and multichannel signal processing, detection and parameter estimation, information theory (and ties to estimation theory and machine learning), performance bounds and analysis, random matrix theory, radar/sonar, communications, cooperative radar-communications, robust adaptive filtering/beamforming/spectral analysis, interference/jammer mitigation techniques, and RF emitter passive geolocation.

christ.richmond@asu.edu
(480) 965-3182
Tempe Campus, GWC 316

Lalitha Sankar

Lalitha Sankar
Associate Professor

Research Interests
Cyber-security and privacy in the Smart Grid, privacy of electronic data, information- theoretic privacy measures, applications of game theory to privacy problems, finite block-length source coding, distributed state estimation and optimal power flow with security and privacy guarantees in the Smart Grid

Lalitha.Sankar@asu.edu
(480) 965-4953
Tempe Campus, ERC 585

Pavan Turaga

Pavan Turaga
Associate Professor
Joint appointment with the School of Arts, Media and Engineering

Research Interests
Computer vision, human activity analysis, machine learning, rehabilitation and preventive interventions

pturaga@asu.edu
(480) 965-3704
STAUFFER B-259   950 S. Forest Mall Tempe

Daniel Tylavsky

Daniel Tylavsky
Associate Professor

Research Interests
Electric power systems, numerical methods applied to large-scale system problems, parallel numerical algorithms, new educational methods and technologies, applying social optimization to power system markets, and transformer thermal modeling

tylavsky@asu.edu
(480) 965-3460
Tempe Campus, ERC 517

Hongbin Yu

Hongbin Yu
Associate Professor

Research Interests
Nanostructure and nano device fabrication and characterization; flexible, transparent and wearable electronics; wide bandgap semiconductor electronic and optoelectronics; quantum size effect in metallic and semiconducting nanostructures; integrated microwave and power devices

yuhb@asu.edu
(480) 965-4455
Tempe Campus, ERC 159

Assistant Professors

Visar Berisha

Visar Berisha
Assistant Professor
Joint appointment with Speech and Hearing

Research Interests
Statistical signal processing, speech perception and processing, psychoacoustics

visar@asu.edu
(480) 727-6455
Tempe Campus, Coor Hall 3472

Mariana Bertoni

Mariana Bertoni
Assistant Professor

Research Interests
Defect engineering of solar cell materials, transparent conducting oxides, defects in semiconductors, synthesis, growth and deposition of semiconductors, electrical and optical characterization, X-ray microscopy and spectroscopys

Mariana.Bertoni@asu.edu
(480) 727-0755
Tempe Campus, ERC 173

Mojdeh Khorsand

Mojdeh Khorsand
Assistant Professor

Research Interests
Power systems operations and planning, power systems restoration and cascading events, cyber-security for electric power systems, renewable energy, transient stability studies, protection systems, power flow control technologies, stochastic optimization, and electric energy markets

mojdeh.khorsand@asu.edu
(480) 965-0787
Tempe Campus, ERC 525

Jennifer Kitchen

Jennifer Kitchen
Assistant Professor

Research Interests
RF integrated transceivers on silicon and III-V materials (GaN), power management and distribution for high-frequency integrated circuits for consumer applications, low-power/long-term field deployment ICs for the military and green energy (solar arrays), programmable and broadband wireless transceivers for future generation (5G) wireless communication systems

kitchen.jennifer@asu.edu
(480) 965-1857
Tempe Campus, ISTB4 551D

Qin Lei

Qin Lei
Assistant Professor

Research Interests
High power converters for high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission/medium voltage direct current (MVDC) transmission, medium voltage drive, grid-integration of renewable energy sources, transportation electrification/electric vehicle/hybrid electric vehicle, power management for smart-grid/micro-grid, wide-band gap device application (SiC, GaN), energy storage

qin.lei@asu.edu
(480) 965-0013

Robert LiKamWa

Robert LiKamWa
Assistant Professor
Joint appointment with the School of Arts, Media and Engineering

Research Interests
Mobile operating systems; mobile computer architecture; low-power mobile systems; computational imaging systems; computer vision systems; augmented reality systems; virtual reality systems; holographic computing

likamwa@asu.edu
Tempe Campus, Stauffer B201

Umit Ogras

Umit Ogras

Umit Ogras
Assistant Professor

Research Interests
Digital VLSI design, embedded systems, multiprocessor systems-on-chip (MPSoC), multicore architectures, electronic design automation

umit@asu.edu
(480) 727-0294
Tempe Campus, ISTB4 551A

Anamitra Pal

Anamitra Pal
Assistant Professor

Research Interests
Power and energy systems, energy modeling and smart grids, wide-area monitoring, protection and control

anamitra.pal@asu.edu
(480) 965-2882
Tempe Campus, ERC 573

Jiangchao Qin

Jiangchao Qin
Assistant Professor

Research Interests
Power electronics, power electronics-based power systems, high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission and DC grids, WBG-based converters, grid integration of renewable energy resources, microgrids, energy storage systems, hybrid electric vehicles and transportation electrification, electric drives

jqin@asu.edu
(480) 965-7672

Jae-sun Seo

Jae-sun Seo
Assistant Professor

Research Interests
Digital/mixed-signal circuit design, VLSI design for neuromorphic computing and machine learning, integrated voltage regulators, high-speed on-chip transceivers

jaesun.seo@asu.edu
(480) 727-2660
Tempe Campus, ISTB4 551B

Chao Wang

Chao Wang
Assistant Professor

Research Interests
Nanostructures, nanoimprint lithography, nanooptics, biomolecular sensing, nanofluidics, DNA hydrodynamics, ferroelectrics.

wangch@asu.edu
(480) 965-2056
Tempe Campus, ERC 542

Yang Weng

Yang Weng
Assistant Professor

Research Interests
Power systems, machine learning, demand response, data analytics, cyber-physical systems, and convex optimization

yang.weng@asu.edu
(480) 965-8202

Meng Wu

Meng Wu
Assistant Professor

Research Interests
Electric power systems, data analytics for power system planning and operations, modelling and stability assessment for renewable energy integration, optimization methods for smart grids and electricity markets.

mwu@asu.edu
(480) 965-8706

Yu Yao

Yu Yao
Assistant Professor

Research Interests
Electronic transport and optic properties of semiconductor nanostructures, two dimensional materials, nanophotonic structures and their applications in advanced optoelectronics and reconfigurable optical devices; mid-infrared technology and its application for infrared sensing, medical and imaging

yuyao@asu.edu
(480) 965-9208
Tempe Campus, ERC 557

Saeed Zeinolabedinzadeh

Saeed Zeinolabedinzadeh
Assistant Professor

Research Interests
High-frequency millimeter-wave, and terahertz integrated circuits; integrated photonics and electronics-photonics circuits; high-speed IC design for radiation-intensive space environments, and radiation hardening; IC design for robust operation over the temperature, down to cryogenic temperatures 

Yuji Zhao

Yuji Zhao
Assistant Professor

Research Interests
Electronics and photonics; MOCVD growth and device applications of GaN wide bandgap semiconductors, including LEDs, lasers, solar cells, and power transistors; nanofabrication and nanoscale characterizations; new physics, materials, devices for future solid-state electronics

Yuji.Zhao@asu.edu
(480) 727-4450
Tempe Campus, ERC 531