Faculty Research (by Research Area)

Communications and Signal Processing
Name Title Ph.D. Research Interest
Jerry Gibson Professor Southern Methodist University Voice and Video Compression, Multimedia over Networks, Wireless Communications
Hua Lee Professor University of California, Santa Barbara High-Resolution Imaging Techniques; Microwave, Acoustic, and Ultrasound Imaging Systems; Medical Imaging Devices; Distributed Sensing and Imaging Networks
Michael Liebling Associate Professor École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland (EPFL) Image Processing, Optical Microscopy, Biological Imaging
Upamanyu Madhow Professor University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Wireless Communication, Sensor Networks, Multimedia Security
Sanjit Mitra Research Professor & Professor Emeritus University of California, Berkeley Digital Signal, Image and Video Processing, Data Compression, Image and Video Enhancement, Image Analysis, Mixed Analog-digital Signal Processing
B.S. Manjunath Professor University of Southern California Image Informatics
Yasamin Mostofi Associate Professor Stanford University Mobile Sensor/Vehicle Networks, Wireless Communications, Networked Control Systems
Lawrence Rabiner Professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology Digital Signal Processing, Speech Processing, Multimodal User Interfaces
Kenneth Rose Professor California Institute of Technology Information Theory, Signal Compression and Networking, Pattern Recognition
Pradeep Sen Associate Professor Stanford University Computer Graphics, Imaging, Computer Vision
John Shynk Professor Stanford University Adaptive Signal Processing, Wireless Communications
Computer Engineering
Name Title Ph.D. Research Interest
Kaustav Banerjee Professor University of California, Berkeley Nanometer Scale VLSI; Energy-Efficient Nanoelectronics; Circuits and Systems Issues in Emerging Technologies; Physics, Technology and Applications of Carbon based Nanostructures
Forrest Brewer Professor University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign VLSI Design and Architecture, System Level Tools and Specification
Alberto Giovanni Busetto Assistant Professor ETH Zurich Predictive Systems, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, Optimal Experimental Design, Logical Systems, Information Processing, Dynamical Systems, Adaptive Systems, Computational Systems Biology
Kwang-Ting (Tim) Cheng Professor University of California, Berkeley Design Validation, Verification,Testing, and Reliability for Circuits and Systems; Mobile Embedded Systems; Multimedia Computing
Margaret Marek-Sadowska Professor Technical University of Warsaw VLSI Layout and Logic Synthesis, Fault Diagnosis, Algorithms for VLSI CAD
Michael Melliar-Smith Professor University of Cambridge Network Protocols, Distributed Systems, Fault Tolerance
Louise Moser Professor University of Wisconsin Distributed Systems, Computer Networks, Software Architectures
Behrooz Parhami Professor University of California, Los Angeles Computer Arithmetic, Parallel Processing, Dependable Computing, Computer Architecture
Volkan Rodoplu Associate Professor Stanford University Wireless Networking: Protocol Design, Quality of Service in Mobile Networks, Underwater Networks, Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks
Dmitri Strukov Assistant Professor Stony Brook University Solid-state Nanoionics and Nanoelectronics, Emerging Devices Technologies, Non-volatile Memories, Digital and Bio-inspired Circuit Architectures
Luke Theogarajan Associate Professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology Low-Power Analog VLSI, Biomimetic Nanosystems, Neural Prostheses, Biosensors, Block Polymer Synthesis, Self-Assembly, and Microfabrication
Yuan Xie Professor Princeton University VLSI Design, Electronics Design Automation, Computer Architecture, Embedded Systems Design
Li-C Wang Professor University of Texas at Austin Design Verification, Timing Validation, Silicon Debug and Diagnosis
Control Systems
Name Title Ph.D. Research Interest
Katie Byl Assistant Professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology Robotics, Autonomous Systems, Dynamics, Control, Manipulation, Locomotion, Learning
Shiv Chandrasekaran Professor Yale University Fast Algorithms for Partial Differential Equations, Signal and Image Processing
João Hespanha Professor Yale University Control Theory with Emphasis on Hybrid Systems, Communication Networks, Networked Control Systems
Petar Kokotovic Research Professor & Professor Emeritus USSR Academy of Science Control Theory with Applications to Control of Automotive and Jet Engines
Yasamin Mostofi Associate Professor Stanford University Mobile Sensor/Vehicle Networks, Wireless Communications, Networked Control Systems
Andrew Teel Professor University of California, Berkeley Nonlinear and Hybrid Control Systems Design
Electronics and Photonics
Name Title Ph.D. Research Interest
Daniel Blumenthal Professor University of Colorado at Boulder Optical Networks and Packet Switching, Integrated Optics, Optical Wavelength Conversion, Ultrafast Optical Communications, Nanophotonics
John Bowers Professor Stanford University Photonic Materials, Devices, Systems and Networks
Larry Coldren Professor Stanford University Optoelectronic Materials and Devices with an emphasis on Photonic Integrated Circuits for Optical Communication and Sensing Applications
Nadir Dagli Professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology Design, Fabrication, and Modeling of Photonic Integrated Circuits; Ultra-fast Electro-optic Modulators; WDM Components; Photonic Nanostructures
Steven Denbaars Professor University of Southern California Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Optoelectronics and Electronics
Arthur Gossard Research Professor & Professor Emeritus University of California, Berkeley Growth of Quantum Structures and Nanostructures by Molecular Beam Epitaxy
Herbert Kroemer Professor Emeritus University of Göttingen, Germany Heterostructures; General Solid-state and Device Physics; Quantum Mechanics; Photonic Crystal
Stephen Long Research Professor & Professor Emeritus Cornell University Unconventional Digital and Analog Circuits; High Performance Devices and Fabrication Technologies to Address Problems in High Speed Electronics
Umesh Mishra Professor Cornell University Physics and Technology of Devices Based on Wide Bandgap Materials. Applications: Microwave Electronics, Power Electronics, Opto-electronics and Sensing
Christopher Palmstrøm Professor University of Leeds, U.K. Spintronics, Metallization of Semiconductors, Thin Film Analysis, Dissimilar Materials Epitaxial Growth, and Molecular Beam and Chemical Beam Epitaxial Growth of Metallic Compounds, Functional Materials, Magnetic Materials and Compound Semiconductors
Pierre Petroff Research Professor & Professor Emeritus University of California, Berkeley Growth and Spectroscopy of Confined 2D and 3D Confined Electrons in Semiconductors; Modifications of the Electronic States in these Quantum Confined Systems w/ Confined Photons
Mark Rodwell Professor Stanford University Transistors for THz & VLSI, High-Frequency ICs, RF-ICs
Jon Schuller Assistant Professor Stanford University Nanophotonics, Plasmonics, Metamaterials, Photovoltaics, Organic Semiconductors, and IR Spectroscopy
Pochi Yeh Professor California Institute of Technology Nonlinear Optics, Holography, Photonic Crystals, Liquid Crystal Displays
Robert York Professor Cornell University Electronics and Photonics; Microwave and Millimeter-wave Circuits and Devices; Ferroelectric Thin-film Technology and Applications