Faculty Research (by Research Area)

Communications and Signal Processing
Name Title Ph.D. Research Interest
Mahnoosh Alizadeh Assistant Professor University of California, Davis Smart Infrastructure, Cyber-physical Systems, Smart Cities, Networked Control Systems
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
B.S. Manjunath Professor University of Southern California Image Informatics
Yasamin Mostofi Professor Stanford University Mobile Sensor/Vehicle Networks, Wireless Communications, Networked Control Systems
Ramtin Pedarsani Assistant Professor University of California, Berkeley Information and Coding Theory, Stochastic Systems, Network Control, Distributed Computation
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
Yon Visell Assistant Professor McGill University Haptics, Robotics, Tactile Sensing, Soft Electronics, Bioinspired Systems
Computer Engineering
Name Title Ph.D. Research Interest
Kaustav Banerjee Professor University of California, Berkeley Nanoelectronics; Physics, Technology, and Applications of Low-Dimensional Nanomaterials; 2D Materials and their Heterostructures; Bioelectronics; Quantum Electronics; Ultra-Low Power Devices, Circuits and Sensors
Forrest Brewer Professor University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign VLSI Design and Architecture, System Level Tools and Specification
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
Behrooz Parhami Professor University of California, Los Angeles Computer Arithmetic, Parallel Processing, Dependable Computing, Computer Architecture
Dmitri Strukov Associate Professor Stony Brook University Solid-state Nanoionics and Nanoelectronics, Emerging Devices Technologies, Non-volatile Memories, Digital and Bio-inspired Circuit Architectures
Luke Theogarajan Professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology Low-Power Analog VLSI, Biomimetic Nanosystems, Neural Prostheses, Biosensors, Block Polymer Synthesis, Self-Assembly, and Microfabrication
Li-C Wang Professor University of Texas at Austin Design Verification, Timing Validation, Silicon Debug and Diagnosis
Yuan Xie Professor Princeton University VLSI Design, Electronics Design Automation, Computer Architecture, Embedded Systems Design
Control Systems
Name Title Ph.D. Research Interest
Mahnoosh Alizadeh Assistant Professor University of California, Davis Smart Infrastructure, Cyber-physical Systems, Smart Cities, Networked Control Systems
Katie Byl Associate 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
Jason Marden Associate Professor University of California, Los Angeles Game theoretic methods for coordination of large scale distributed systems
Yasamin Mostofi 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
Kaustav Banerjee Professor University of California, Berkeley Nanoelectronics; Physics, Technology, and Applications of Low-Dimensional Nanomaterials; 2D Materials and their Heterostructures; Bioelectronics; Quantum Electronics; Ultra-Low Power Devices, Circuits and Sensors
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
James Buckwalter Professor California Institute of Technology High-speed Mixed-signal Circuits, RF and Millimeter-wave Integrated Circuits and Systems, CMOS and III-V ICs
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
Jonathan Klamkin Associate Professor University of California, Santa Barbara Integrated Photonics, Silicon Photonics, Optical Communications, Nanophotonics, Microwave Photonics, Compound Semiconductors, Photonic Integration Techniques, Electronic-photonic Integration
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 Research on nm transistors, very high frequency transistors, and very high frequency integrated circuits. Development of THz InP bipolar transistors, compound semiconductor field-effect-transistors for VLSI applications, and mm-wave and sub-mm-wave integrated circuit design in both silicon VLSI and III-V processes.
Clint Schow Professor University of Texas at Austin Optoelectronic/Electronic Integration and Co-design, Photonic Switching, Equalization Techniques for High-speed Optical Links, Optoelectronic Devices, Integrated Transceiver Packaging
Jon Schuller Assistant Professor Stanford University Nanophotonics, Plasmonics, Metamaterials, Photovoltaics, Organic Semiconductors, and IR Spectroscopy
Robert York Professor Cornell University Electronics and Photonics; Microwave and Millimeter-wave Circuits and Devices; Ferroelectric Thin-film Technology and Applications