Cullen School of Engineering

Location

Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
N308 Engineering Building 1
Houston, Texas 77004-4005
Phone: 713-743-4400
Fax: 713-743-4444
Department: ece [at] egr [dot] uh [dot] edu
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Faculty

Chair

Dr. Badri Roysam
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Research Interests: Biological image analysis; High-performance computing; Brain tissue mapping and Neuroprosthetic devices; Computational Immunology; Subsurface sensing and imaging systems.

Professor

Dr. E. Joe Charlson
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Research Interests: Integrated Circuit; Layout Design and Fabrication; Solid State Devices.
Dr. Ji Chen
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Research Interests: Microprocessor full chip-level interconnect extraction; Wireless communication system on chip (SOC) interconnect characterization; Computer system EMC/EMI modeling; Signal integrity analysis; Bioelectromagnetics with applications to MRI systems; Computational electromagnetic.
Dr. Frank J. "Fritz" Claydon
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Research Interests: Bioengineering; Defibrillation efficacy and optimization; Intracavitary mapping; Electrocardiographic predictors of ventricular arrhythmias; Clinical and experimental electrophysiology.
Dr. Jose Luis Contreras-Vidal
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Research Interests: Reverse engineering the brain; Innovating rehabilitation robotics; Utilizing neural interfaces as tools for reverse-translational studies of brain plasticity and brain-machine interaction/confluence; Neuroprosthetics and powered wearable exoskeletons.
 Dr. John R. Glover
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Research Interests: Computers in education; Bioelectrical signal processing; Intelligent signal interpretation.
Dr. David R. Jackson
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Research Interests: Applied Electromagnetics; Microstrip antennas and circuits; Leaky-wave antennas; Leakage and radiation effects in microwave integrated circuits; Periodic structures; Electromagnetic compatibility and interference.
Dr. Ben H. Jansen
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Research Interests: (Biomedical) Signal Analysis and Intelligent Systems; (Auditory) Evoked Potentials and Sensory Gating; Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation.
Dr. Han Q. Le
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Research Interests: Semiconductor Optoelectronics; Lasers; Photonics; Multispectral Optical Sensing and Imaging; Optical System; Lidars.
Dr. Dmitri Litvinov
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Research Interests: Nano and biomagnetics; Nanofabrication; Giant magnetoresistive (GMR) sensors.
Dr. Richard Liu
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Research Interests: Microwave passive and active networks; RF circuit design; Radio systems and networking; Numerical computation of electromagnetic scattering and propagation; Hardware and software design of ground-penetrating radar systems; Electromagnetic tomography; Microwave telecommunication systems; Electrical properties of rocks; Well logging.
Dr. Stuart A. Long
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Research Interests: Applied Electromagnetics; Printed-circuit, dielectric resonator, and wire antennas; Millimeter wave guiding structures and radiators; Reduced surface wave microstrip antennas; Applications of high temperature superconducting materials.
Dr. Haluk Ogmen
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Research Interests: Neuro-engineering; Vision; Visual psychophysics; Sensory-motor control; Computational neuroscience.
Dr. Shin-Shem Steven Pei
713-743-4433
Research Interests: Graphene, nanowires and nanotubes grown by chemical vapor deposition (CVD) for biosensors; Microwave devices; Integrated circuits and other electronic applications; Mid infrared type-II quantum cascade lasers based on MBE grown GaSb/InAs heterostructures for chemical sensing, countermeasures, and other optoelectronic applications; High Electron Mobility Transistor (HEMT) and Heterojunction bipolar transistors (HBTs) based on MBE, CBE and MOCVD grown GaAs/AlGaAs and InGaAs/InAlAs heterostructures for high speed and high frequency communication applications.
Dr. John C. Wolfe
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Research Interests: Microfabrication; High density electron beam; Integrated circuit metallization; Resist evaluation; Ion beam lithography; Super-conducting thin films for microwave and high current applications.

Associate Professor

Dr. Jiming Bao
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Research Interests: Semiconductor nanowire optoelectronics; silicon photonics and metallic nanostructures for plasmonics; solar water-splitting; Fiber optic sensors.
Dr. Stanko R. Brankovic
713-743-4409
Research Interests: Electrochemical thin film growth; Magnetic materials and nanostructures; Nanofabrication; Electrocatalysis; Sensors; Physics and Thermodynamics of Electrified Interfaces.
Dr. Yuhua Chen
713-743-4441
Research Interests: Optical Networks; Quantum Cryptography; FPGA Systems; Heterogeneous Networks; High Performance Routers; System Prototyping.
Dr. Zhu Han
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Research Interests: Collaborative transmission networks; Opportunistic spectrum access for cognitive radios; Information assurance, network and distributed system security; Ad hoc/sensor network design; Ultra wide band networks; Dynamic wireless network resource allocation; Distributed wireless networking using the game theory approach; Multimedia transmission over wireless networks; Compressed sensing; Large network analysis using random matrix theory; Physical layer security; Underwater acoustic communication; Wireless access in vehicular environments; Smart deployment/movement of unmanned air vehicle; MIMO wireless communications; Bio signal processing and bio information processing.
Dr. Thomas J. Hebert
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Research Interests: Image processing: Image restoration, object motion estimation, Bayesian approaches to edge detection; morphological-based object recognition, numerical algorithms for image restoration, a priori image models, video image processing. Medical imaging: Gated cardiac imaging, segmentation and analysis of time-varying 3-D medical images, 3-D Bayesian image reconstruction, iterative algorithms for medical image reconstruction, image processing in the Radon transform space. Statistical inference: Statistical methods for selecting the parameters of a prior distribution, statistical methods for determining imaging system response.
Dr. Pauline Markenscoff
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Research Interests: Modeling of computer systems; Computer architecture; Distributed processing; Microcomputer systems.
Dr. Paul Ruchhoeft
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Research Interests: Nanolithography; Nanofabrication; Diagnostic devices; Sensors.
Dr. David P. Shattuck
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Research Interests: Physical scale modelling of resistivity well logging tools; Soil and rock property measurement; Sewer pipe inspection systems.
Dr. Bhavin R. Sheth
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Research Interests: Visual perception; Functions of sleep; Autism spectrum disorders; Interaction between central and autonomic nervous systems (mind-body interaction); Perceptual statistics; Neural basis of insight.
Dr. Leonard P. Trombetta
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Research Interests: Solid state device physics; Characterization of MOS devices and materials.
Dr. Wanda Zagozdzon-Wosik
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Research Interests: Microelectronics: Semiconductor integrated circuit processing technology and electron devices; Micro- and nonoelectromechnical systems (MEMS/NEMS); BioMEMS for biological samples at cellular/subcellular levels and nanoparticles.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Saurabh Prasad
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Research Interests: Statistical learning; Pattern classification; Adaptive signal processing; Hyperspectral image analysis; Remote sensing.
Dr. Wei-Chuan Shih
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Research Interests: Nanobiophotonics: Plasmonics, Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy, Nanofabrication, Nanofluidics; Hyperspectral imaging: Raman/SERS microscopy, Two-photon fluorescence lifetime imaging, Active/structured illumination microscopy, Compressive sensing imaging, Environmental Sensing; Microsystems: N/MEMS, Lab-on-a-chip.
Dr. Yan Yao
713-743-4432
Research Interests: Nanomaterials and nanostructures for high energy-density Li-ion batteries; Low cost and large scale energy storage for electricity grid application; Nanophotonic structures for efficient solar-to-electricty and solar-to-fuel conversion; Nanostructured thin-film solar cells for light-trapping; Materials and device physics in polymer solar cells and thin film transistors.

Research Professor

Dr. Jarek Wosik
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Research Interests: Design and fabrication of magnetic resonance imaging surface and intravascular single probes and arrays for bio-medical research and clinical applications; High frequency bio-sensors and dielectric spectroscopy; High temperature superconducting resonators.

Research Assistant Professor

Dr. Long Chang
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Instructional Faculty

Dr. Masoud Barati
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Research Interests: Cyber-Physical Systems in Power and Microgrid; Self-healing and Attack-Resilient Control in Power Grids; Electricity Market Operation, Control and Stability; Microeconomics in Smart Grid; Large Scale Optimization in Power Systems; Transactive Energy Management; Power System Protection.
Dr. Diana de la Rosa-Pohl
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Research Interests: Engineering Education
Jung-Uk Lim
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Research Interests: Electric Power System Operation, Planning and Protection; Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS); Integration of Renewables into the Power Grid; Wind Generation Systems; Smart Grid.

Joint Appointment

Dr. David Baskin
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Dr. Edgar Bering
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Dr. Craig L. Glennie
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Dr. Alex Ignatiev
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Dr. Anne J. Jacobson
713-743-3204
Dr. S. Lennart Johnsson
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Dr. Ioannis A. Kakadiaris
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Dr. Kirill Larin
713-743-4503
Dr. Heidar Malki
713-743-4075
Dr. Fatima Merchant
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Dr. Shishir Shah
713-743-3360
Dr. Wajiha Shireen
713-743-4080
Dr. Jaspal Subhlok
713-743-3340
Dr. George Zouridakis
713-743-8656

Adjunct Appointment

Bilgen, M.
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Boukadoum, A.
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Brandt, M.
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Capolino, F.
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Hartley, C.
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Lee, H.
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Narayana, P.
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Ophir, J.
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Ortiz, J.
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Tripathy, S.
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Williams, J.
713-743-2255
Yin, H.
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Emeritus Faculty

Barr, B.
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Crisan, O.
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Ktonas, P.
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Paskusz, G.
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Shen, L.
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Shieh, L.
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Wilton, D.
713-743-4442