Tenured and tenure track faculty

Regents Professor

Ying-Cheng Lai

Ying-Cheng Lai

Ying-Cheng Lai
ISS Professor
Regents Professor

Research Interests
Nonlinear dynamics, complex networks, quantum transport in nanostructures, graphene physics, signal processing, 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, 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 IC design, integrated power management circuits for high reliability applications, self-test and calibration of high reliability analog and mixed signal circuits, frequency synthesizers

[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, 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
Associate 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

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

Daniel Bliss

Daniel Bliss

Daniel Bliss
Motorola Professor in Radio Frequency and Mixed Signal

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

[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, optoelectronic, energy conversion devices

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

Kory Hedman

Kory Hedman

Kory Hedman
Professor
Director, PSERC
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, financial engineering

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

Zachary Holman

Zachary Holman

Zachary Holman
Hopkins Professor, Associate 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

[email protected]
(480) 965-9959

Sayfe Kiaei

Sayfe Kiaei
Motorola Professor in Wireless Communications

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

 

[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-achip, single cell, genomics, ecogenomics, robotics, control systems

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

Professors

David Allee

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

[email protected]
(480) 965-6470
Tempe Campus, GWC 347

Raja Ayyanar

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

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

Yu Cao

Yu (Kevin) 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

[email protected]
(480) 965-1472
Tempe Campus, ISTB4 563

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, reliable memory system design

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

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, thin-film compound semiconductor growth and characterization.

[email protected]
(480) 727-3698

Angelia Nedich

Angelia Nedich

Angelia Nedich
Professor

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

[email protected]
(480) 965-9019
650 E Tyler Mall GWC Rm 311   Tempe

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, mixed signal circuit testing

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

George Pan

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

[email protected]
(480) 965-1732
Tempe Campus, GWC 318

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

[email protected]
(480) 965-7881
Tempe Campus, GWC 312

Stephen Phillips

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

[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, engineering education

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

Jennie Si

Jennie Si

Jennie Si
Professor

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

[email protected]
(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

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

Andreas Spanias

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

 

[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; electrochemistry in solar photovoltaics; solar photovoltaic systems and applications; 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
Joint appointment with the School of Arts, Media and Engineering

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
STAUFFER B-259   950 S. Forest Mall Tempe

Dragica Vasileska

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

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

Hongbin Yu

ECEE Professor Hongbin Yu

Hongbin Yu
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

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

Associate Professors

Visar Berisha

Visar Berisha

Visar Berisha
Associate Professor
Joint appointment with Speech and Hearing

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

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

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

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

Deliang Fan

Richard Kiehl

Deliang Fan
Associate Professor

Research Interests
Energy Efficient and High Performance Big Data Processing-In-Memory Circuit, Architecture and Algorithm, with applications in Deep Neural Network, Data Encryption, Graph Processing and Bioinformatics Processing-in-Memory system development

[email protected]
Tempe Campus, ISTB4, 551D

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, 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, 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 ICs for the military and green energy (solar arrays), 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; holographic computing

[email protected]
Tempe Campus, Stauffer B201

Lalitha Sankar

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

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

Jae-sun Seo

Jae-sun Seo

Jae-sun Seo
Associate Professor

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

[email protected]
(480) 727-2660
Tempe Campus, ISTB4 551B

Chao Wang

Headshot of Chao Wang

Chao Wang
Associate Professor

Research Interests
Nanostructures, nanoimprint lithography, nanooptics, biomolecular sensing, nanofluidics, DNA hydrodynamics, 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, medical and imaging

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

Assistant Professors

John Brunhaver

John Brunhaver

John Brunhaver
Assistant Professor

Research Interests
VLSI design, computer architecture, procedural hardware generation, computer vision accelerators, computer graphics hardware

[email protected]
Tempe Campus, ISTB4 551C

Houqiang Fu

Sayfe Kiaei

Houqiang Fu
Assistant Professor

Research Interests
Wide and ultrawide bandgap semiconductors, III-nitrides, Gallium Oxide, power electronics and ICs, HEMTs, vertical power devices, extreme-environment devices, optoelectronics, RF/microwave devices, photonics, MOCVD growth, solid-state physics, device simulation and modeling, nanofabrication, nano-scale characterization, device reliability and failure analysis.

 

Nidhin Kurian Kalarickal

Nidhin Kurian Kalarickal

Nidhin Kurian Kalarickal
Assistant Professor

Research Interests
Electronic materials, wide and ultra-wide band gap semiconductors, epitaxial growth using MOCVD and MBE, heterostructure engineering, semiconductor device physics, nanofabrication, device modeling, devices for power, high frequency, and extreme environments.  

Mojdeh Khorsand Hedman

Mojdeh Khorsand

Mojdeh Khorsand Hedman
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

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

Qin Lei

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

[email protected]
(480) 965-0013

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]
Tempe Campus

Anamitra Pal

Anamitra Pal

Anamitra Pal
Assistant Professor

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

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

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, modelling and stability assessment for renewable energy integration, 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 IC design for radiation-intensive space environments, and radiation hardening; IC design for robust operation over the temperature, down to cryogenic temperatures