Faculty Research Areas
Fast Algorithms, Positioning and Navigation Algorithms, GPS, Galileo, Kalman filtering, CDMA acquisition techniques, Digital Signal and Image Processing, Signal Processing for Communications, dedicated hardware oriented algorithms, parallel calculations and architectures, Transforms, Discrete Fourier Transform, Filterbanks, Wavelet theory.
Smart power grids, renewable energy management, wireless communications and networking, and cyber-physical systems, with focus on optimization methods and resource allocation.
4G wireless communications, OFDM-A, MIMO, ultra wideband communications, communication signal processing, software definable radio (SDR), object oriented modeling of communication systems, application specific DSP processors, and system level design
Briscoe Distinguished Professor
Fiber optic communications and communications.
Secure virtualization, accountable cloud computing, root-kit detection, and secure IoT.
Computer architecture and systems, computer and datacenter power efficiency, soft error reliability analysis and prediction.
Digital systems, multimedia and network processors and low power VLSI systems.
Computer security - access control, secure information sharing, trusted computing, security issues in emerging applications and technologies such as cloud computing and smart grid.
Computer Architecture with emphasis on heterogeneous architecture, embedded system and system-on-chip architecture, high-performance storage, and hardware-assisted security.
Parallel processing, distributed computation, computer architecture
Assistant Professor of Research
Autonomous vehicles, cyber-physical systems, distributed multi-agent systems, sensor networks, and human-robot interaction
Lutcher Brown Endowed Chair and Professor
Large-scale systems, Cyber-Physical Systems, Big Data Analyic, Computational intelligence, Mobile robotics
Synchronization and parameter estimation of chaotic systems, vision based control for mobile robot, robust adaptive control design for nonlinear system, & observer design for nonlinear systems.
Associate Professor and Interim Assistant Department Chair
Power electronics, power converter topologies and control, soft-switching, power electronic applications to renewable energy power conversion and distribution
Professor and Interim Department Chair
Global control of inherently nonlinear systems, control of mechanical systems.
Cyber-physical and networked control systems, stability and optimization of dynamical systems, power systems operations, linear system theory and design, networked unknown input observers, multi-level, multi-objective optimization.
Energy-efficient logic and memory devices for future data-centric computing paradigm; Carbon-based and other emerging nano-materials including carbon nanotube, graphene, GNR, and TMDs; Experimental and computational nano-device research focusing on electronic (electron)/thermal (phonon)/magnetic (spin) transport; Beyond-CMOS nanoelectronics including spintronics (spin + electronics, magneto-electronics), steep sub-threshold swing (sub-60 mV/dec) transistors, and energy-harvesting and -conversion materials and devices technology.
Distinguished Research Professor
Ferroelectric, pyroelectric & piezoelectric materials & devices e.g Hydrophone & underwater acoustic sensors, piezoelectric transducers, IR & thermal sensors; Meta & Impossible materials; Nanostructure, science, fabrication & technology; Micro & Nanocomposites,:Multifunctional materials & device concepts; Tunable Dielectrics for MW filters, resonators.
Robert E. Clarke Endowed Professor
Electronic and optoelectronic materials and devices, ferroelectric, piezoelectric, and pyroelectric oxides; crystal chemistry and structure-composition-property relationships; low loss and frequency agile microwave dielectrics and devices; electrooptic, photorefractive, and nonlinear optical single crystals in optic communications and tunable wireless optical interactions.
Peter Flawn Professor
Signal/Information Measurements and Processing; Biomedical and Health Informatics; 3-D Imaging Sensors, Devise and Systems; Information Security; Artificial Intelligent and Computer Vision; Data Mining and Modeling; Food Engineering; Computational Economics
Signal and image processing/programming, Applied mathematics
Computational Genomics and Proteomics, Bayesian Methods, Statistical Signal Processing
Signals and systems, Tomographic imaging
Signal processing for bioinformatics and biomedical applications, information theory and applications in genomics, and wireless communications.