Tenured and tenure-track faculty

Regents Professors

Ying-Cheng Lai

Ying-Cheng Lai

Ying-Cheng Lai
ISS Endowed Professor of Electrical Engineering
Regents Professor

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

[email protected]
(480) 965-6668
Tempe campus, GWC 610

Vijay Vittal

Vijay Vittal

Vijay Vittal
ASU Foundation Professor in Electric Power Systems
Ira A. Fulton Chair of Electrical Engineering
Regents Professor

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

[email protected]
(480) 965-1879
Tempe campus, ERC 513

Named professors

Bertan Bakkaloglu

Bertan Bakkaloglu

Bertan Bakkaloglu
Endowed Professor of ON Semiconductor

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

[email protected]
(480) 727-0293
Tempe campus, ISTB4 573

Hugh Barnaby

Hugh Barnaby

Hugh Barnaby
IceMOS Professor

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

[email protected]
(480) 727-0289
Tempe campus, ISTB4 561

Mariana Bertoni

Mariana Bertoni

Mariana Bertoni
Hopkins Professor
Professor

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

[email protected]
(480) 727-0755
Tempe campus, ERC 173

Daniel Bliss

Daniel Bliss

Daniel Bliss
Motorola Professor in Communications

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

[email protected]
(480) 965-3913
Tempe campus, GWC 302D

Stephen Goodnick

Stephen Goodnick

Stephen Goodnick
David and Darleen Ferry Professor of Electrical Engineering

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

[email protected]
(480) 965-9572
Tempe campus, ERC 552

Kory Hedman

Kory Hedman

Kory Hedman
Professor
Director, Power Systems Engineering Research Center
Advanced Energy Technology Endowed Chair

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 and financial engineering

[email protected]
(480) 965-1276
Tempe campus, ERC 579

Zachary Holman

Zachary Holman

Zachary Holman
Professor and Vice Dean for Research and Innovation

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 and deposition of powders and thin films

[email protected]
(480) 965-9959

Sayfe Kiaei

Sayfe Kiaei

Sayfe Kiaei
Motorola Professor in RF Mixed Signal

Research interests
Radio frequency and analog integrated circuits and integrated power management integrated circuits

[email protected]
(480) 727-8207
Tempe campus, ISTB4 591C

 

Deirdre Meldrum

Deirdre Meldrum

Deirdre Meldrum
Distinguished Professor of Biosignatures Discovery

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

[email protected]
(480) 727-9397
Tempe campus, BDA 110B

Professors

David Allee

David Allee

David Allee
Professor and Associate Director, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering

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

[email protected]
(480) 965-6470
Tempe campus, GWC 310

Raja Ayyanar

Raja Ayyanar

Raja Ayyanar
Professor

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

[email protected]
(480) 727-7307
Tempe campus, ERC 587

Visar Berisha

Visar Berisha

Visar Berisha
Professor, joint appointment with the College of Health Solutions

Research interests
Speech perception and processing, psychoacoustics and statistical signal processing

[email protected]
(480) 727-6455
Tempe campus, Coor Hall 3472

Chaitali Chakrabarti

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 and reliable memory system design

[email protected]
(480) 965-9516
Tempe campus, GWC 302B

Josh Hihath

Professor Josh Hihath

Josh Hihath
Professor and Director, Biodesign Center for Bioelectronics and Biosensors

Research interests
Nano/bioelectronics, biosensors and physical electronics and nanomaterials

[email protected]
(480) 965-1403

Richard R. King

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 and thin-film compound semiconductor growth and characterization

[email protected]
(480) 727-3698

Michael Kozicki

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Michael Kozicki
Professor and Graduate Program Chair, Electrical Engineering

Research interests
Nanoionics, dendritic/fractal structures and low-energy resistive memory (CBRAM, RRAM)

[email protected]
(480) 965-2572
Tempe campus, ERC 107

Angelia Nedich

Angelia Nedich

Angelia Nedich
Professor

Research interests
Large-scale distributed systems, sensor networks and network science, data analytics and decision and control systems and operations research

[email protected]
(480) 965-9019
Tempe campus, GWC 311

Sule Ozev

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 and mixed-signal circuit testing

[email protected]
(480) 727-7547
Tempe campus, ISTB4 565

Stephen Phillips

Stephen Phillips

Stephen Phillips
Professor and 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 and feedback control over nondeterministic networks

[email protected]
(480) 965-6410
Tempe campus, GWC 208

Martin Reisslein

Martin Reisslein

Martin Reisslein
Professor and Graduate Program Chair, Computer Engineering

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

[email protected]
(480) 965-8539
Tempe campus, GWC 411A

Lalitha Sankar

Lalitha Sankar

Lalitha Sankar
Professor

Research interests
Cybersecurity and privacy in the smart grid, privacy of electronic data, information- theoretic privacy measures, applications of game theory for privacy problems, finite block-length source coding, distributed state estimation and optimal power flow with security and privacy guarantees in the smart grid

[email protected]
(480) 965-4953
Tempe campus, ERC 585

Jennie Si

Jennie Si

Jennie Si
Professor

Research interests
Reinforcement learning for control, approximate/adaptive dynamic programming and cortical neural decision and control

[email protected]
(480) 965-6133
Tempe campus, GWC 351

 

Brian Skromme

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Brian Skromme
Professor

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 and engineering education

[email protected]
(480) 965-8592
Tempe campus, ERC 155

Andreas Spanias

Andreas Spanias

Andreas Spanias
Professor and Director, Sensor, Signal and Information Processing Center

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

 

[email protected]
(480) 965-1837
Tempe Campus, GWC 411E

 

Meng Tao

Meng Tao

Meng Tao
Professor

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

[email protected]
(480) 965-9845
Tempe campus, ERC 157

Konstantinos Tsakalis

James Aberle

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

[email protected]
(480) 965-1467
Tempe campus, GWC 358

Pavan Turaga

Pavan Turaga
Professor and joint appointment as Director, School of Arts, Media and Engineering

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

[email protected]
(480) 965-3704
Tempe campus, STAUFFER B259

Dragica Vasileska

Dragica Vasileska

Dragica Vasileska
Professor

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

[email protected]
(480) 965-6651
Tempe campus, ERC 555

Hongbin Yu

ECEE Professor Hongbin Yu

Hongbin Yu
Professor

Research interests
Nanostructure and nanodevice fabrication and characterization, flexible, transparent and wearable electronics, wide bandgap semiconductor electronics and optoelectronics, integrated microwave and power devices and quantum size effect in metallic and semiconducting nanostructures

[email protected]
(480) 965-4455
Tempe campus, ERC 159

Associate professors

Jennifer Blain Christen

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Jennifer Blain Christen
Associate Professor

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

[email protected]
(480) 965-9859
Tempe campus, GWC 334

Michael Goryll

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 and electronic instrumentation for biophysical measurements

[email protected]
(480) 965-9517
Tempe campus, ERC 255

Keith Holbert

Keith Holbert

Keith Holbert
Associate Professor

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

[email protected]
(480) 965-8594
Tempe campus, ERC 581

Jennifer Kitchen

Jennifer Kitchen

Jennifer Kitchen
Associate 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 integrated circuits for the military and green energy (solar arrays) and programmable and broadband wireless transceivers for future-generation (5G) wireless communication systems

[email protected]
(480) 965-1857
Tempe campus, ISTB4 551D

Robert LiKamWa

Robert LiKamWa

Robert LiKamWa
Associate 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 and holographic computing

[email protected]
Tempe campus, STAUFFER B201

Anamitra Pal

Anamitra Pal

Anamitra Pal
Associate Professor

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

[email protected]
(480) 965-2882
Tempe campus, ERC 573

Chao Wang

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Chao Wang
Associate Professor

Research interests
Nanostructures, nanoimprint lithography, nanooptics, biomolecular sensing, nanofluidics, DNA hydrodynamics and ferroelectrics

[email protected]
(480) 965-2056
Tempe campus, ERC 542

Yu Yao

Yu Yao

Yu Yao
Associate 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 and medical imaging

[email protected]
(480) 965-9208
Tempe campus, ERC 557

Assistant professors

Ying-Chen Chen

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Ying-Chen “Daphne” Chen
Assistant Professor

Research interests
Nanotechnology, microelectronics, emerging memory, neuromorphic computing, oxide semiconductors, defect analysis, semiconductor device physics, metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors and in-space manufacturing

Vidya Chhabria

Assistant Professor Vidya Chhabria

Vidya Chhabria
Assistant Professor

Research interests
Computer-aided design for very large-scale integrated systems, circuit design and machine learning for electronic design automation

 

[email protected]
Tempe campus, GWC 672

Houqiang Fu

Sayfe Kiaei

Houqiang Fu
Assistant Professor

Research interests
Wide and ultrawide bandgap semiconductors, III-nitrides, gallium oxide, power electronics and integrated circuits, high-electron mobility transistors, vertical power devices, extreme environment devices, optoelectronics, RF/microwave devices, photonics, MOCVD growth, solid-state physics, device simulation and modeling, nanofabrication, nanoscale characterization, device reliability and failure analysis

 

Jiaqi Gu

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Jiaqi Gu
Assistant Professor

Research interests
Emerging artificial intelligence hardware design, hardware and algorithm co-design, photonic neuromorphic computing, electronic design automation and efficient AI and machine learning algorithms

[email protected]
Tempe campus, ISTB4 465

Nidhin Kurian Kalarickal

Nidhin Kurian Kalarickal

Nidhin Kurian Kalarickal
Assistant Professor

Research interests
Electronic materials, wide and ultrawide bandgap semiconductors, epitaxial growth using MOCVD and MBE, heterostructure engineering, semiconductor device physics, nanofabrication, device modeling and devices for power, high frequency and extreme environments

[email protected]
Tempe campus, ERC 523

Mojdeh Khorsand Hedman

Mojdeh Khorsand

Mojdeh Khorsand Hedman
Assistant Professor

Research interests
Power system operations and planning, power system restoration and cascading events, cybersecurity for electric power systems, renewable energy, transient stability studies, protection systems, power flow control technologies, stochastic optimization and electric energy markets

[email protected]
(480) 965-0787
Tempe campus, ERC 525

Duong Nguyen

Ahmed Alkhateeb

Duong Nguyen
Assistant Professor

Research interests
Decision making, market design, network economics, power system economics, cloud/edge computing, power and energy systems, operations and planning, applied operations research

[email protected]
(602) 496-6771
Tempe campus, GWC 438

Yang Weng

Yang Weng

Yang Weng
Assistant Professor

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

[email protected]
(480) 965-8202

Meng Wu

Meng Wu
Assistant Professor

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

[email protected]
(480) 965-8706

Saeed Zeinolabedinzadeh

Saeed Zeinolabedinzadeh
Assistant Professor

Research interests
High-frequency millimeter-wave and terahertz integrated circuits, integrated photonics and electronics-photonics circuits, high-speed integrated circuit design for radiation-intensive space environments and radiation hardening, integrated circuit design for robust operation over a range down of temperatures down to cryogenic

[email protected]
(480) 727-1900
Tempe campus, ISTB4 555C