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Euisik Yoon, Director
2400 EECS
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2122
PH: (734) 615-4469
FX: 734-763-9324 esyoon@umich.edu

Barb Rice
Senior Research Administrator
2114B EECS
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2121
PH: 734-936-1956
FX: 734-647-2342 rice@eecs.umich.edu

Faculty

Reza Azadegan
Address: 2300-J EECS
Phone: 734-763-6036
Email: azadegan@umich.edu
Degree: PhD
Title: Assistant Research Scientist;
Research Interests: Wireless power and data transfer for biomedical implants; Integrated miniature antennas; Microwave and millimeter wave systems.
Research Areas: Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology.
 
Pallab Bhattacharya
Address: 2306 EECS
Phone: (734) 763-6678
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email: pkb@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D.U-Sheffield
Title: Charles M. Vest Distinguished University Professor; James R. Mellor Professor of Engineering;
Research Interests: Molecular beam epitaxy, low-dimensional quantum confined systems, quantum dot lasers and detectors, optoelectronic integrated circuits, spintronic devices.
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Quantum Science and Devices; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology.
Areas of Specialty: Optoelectronics; Integrated Photonics and Optoelectronics with Quantum Confined Heterostructures; High Frequency Devices and Circuits; Integrated Photonics and Optoelectronics with Quantum Confined Heterostructures; Materials for Solid State Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices.
 
David T. Blaauw
Address: 2417C EECS
Phone: (734) 763-4526
Email: blaauw@umich.edu
Degree: PhD. University of Illinois
Title: EECS Professor;
Research Interests: Low power and high performance VLSI design, miniature wireless sensor systems
Research Areas: Computer Architecture; Integrated Circuits and VLSI.
Areas of Specialty: Low Power Design; Reliabile Circuits and Systems; Digital circuits; Energy harvesting; Hardware DSP implementation; Low power circuits; Sensing systems; Verification, Testing and Physical Design; VLSI Design.
 
Robert Dick
Address: 2417E EECS
Phone: (734) 763-3329
Email: dickrp@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. Princeton University
Title: Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science;
Research Interests: Embedded systems.
Research Areas: Computer Architecture; Computer-Aided Design and VLSI; Signal and Image Processing; Software Systems; Integrated Circuits and VLSI.
Areas of Specialty: Operating Systems and Distributed Systems; Real-time Embedded Systems; Application-Specific Architectures; Embedded, Networked, and Wireless Systems; Low Power Design; Electronic Design Automation; Reliabile Circuits and Systems; Physical Design; Test; Low-Power Circuits; Source Coding and Compression; Digital circuits; Energy harvesting; Low power circuits; Sensing systems; Cloud Computing.
 
Jack R. East
Address: 2301 EECS
Phone: (734) 763-0212
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email: jeast@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. U-Michigan
Title: Research Scientist Emeritus;
Research Interests: Microwave, Millimeter-wave and VHS device modeling, Fabrication and evaluation
 
Michael P. Flynn
Address: 2417F EECS
Phone: (734) 936-2966
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email: mpflynn@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon University
Title: EECS Professor;
Research Interests: Research Interests: Analog circuits, analog-to-digital conversion, RF and wireless circuits. high-speed serial transceivers.
Research Areas: Integrated Circuits and VLSI; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Power Electronic Devices and Circuits; Analog Circuits; Data converters; Low power circuits; RF circuits; Sensing systems.
 
Stephen R. Forrest
Address: 2238 EECS
Phone: (734) 647-1147
Email: stevefor@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. University of Michigan
Title: Paul G. Goebel Professor of Engineering;
Research Interests: Organic Electronics, Photonic Integrated Circuits, Photonic Materials
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Quantum Science and Devices; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Optoelectronics; Integrated Photonics and Optoelectronics with Quantum Confined Heterostructures; Displays and Detectors; Integrated Photonics and Optoelectronics with Quantum Confined Heterostructures; Materials for Solid State Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices; Solid-State Energy Conversion Technologies; Renewable Energy (Solar Cells, Wind, Energy Scavenging).
 
Yogesh Gianchandani
Address: 2403 EECS
Phone: (734) 615-6407
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email: yogesh@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. U. Michigan
Title: EECS Professor;
Research Interests: Design and fabrication of microsensors, microactuators, and micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) for a variety of applications such as inertial sensing, environmental sensing, scanning microscopy, microfluidics, microoptics, and biomedical instrumentation; Development of manufacturing processes using combinations of traditional and novel materials and techniques, for example, micro-electro-discharge machining and microplasmas; Design of interface circuits for MEMS and development of co-fabrication techniques for circuits and MEMS.
Research Areas: MEMS and Microsystems; Plasma Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Microfluidics and Gas/Chemical; Implantable Devices; Environmental Sensors; MEMS Technology and Packaging; Plasma Fabrication and Plasma Based MEMS Devices; Plasma Materials Processing of Microelectronics.
 
Scott Green
Address: 2409 EECS
Phone: (734) 764-8812
Email: greensr@umich.edu
Degree: PhD
Title: Assistant Research Scientist;
Research Interests: Microsystems, magnetoelastic sensors and actuators, smart medical devices (implants and surgical tools), microdischarge devices (including miniature and microfabricated sputter ion pumps, fabrication and bonding processes for use of non-standard microsystem materials such as bulk metals.
 
L. Jay Guo
Address: 2304 EECS
Phone: (734) 647-7718
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email: guo@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. University of Minnesota
Title: Professor, EECS, Macromolecular Science & Eng., ME;
Research Interests: Polymer-based photonic devices and sensor applications, organic and hybrid photovoltaics, plasmonic nanophotonics/metamaterials, nanomanufacturing technologies and applications.
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology.
Areas of Specialty: Optoelectronics; Biophotonics; Nanotechnology and Nanofabrication.
 
George I Haddad
Address: 2309 EECS
Phone: (734) 764-7139
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email: gih@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D.U-Michigan
Title: Robert J. Hiller Professor Emeritus;
Research Interests: Microwave and millimeter-wave solid-state devices and integrated circuits, Microwave theory and techniques, Microwave-optical interactions, Optoelectronic devices and circuits
 
Mohammed N. Islam
Address: 2401 EECS
Phone: (734) 647-9700
Fax: (734) 647-2718
Email: mni@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. MIT
Title: EECS Professor; Professor of BioMedical Engineering; Professor of Internal Medicine;
Research Interests: His current research interests include mid-infrared laser sources and their applications in fiber-to-the-home, advanced semiconductor process control, combustion monitoring, infrared counter-measures, chemical sensing and bio-medical selective laser ablation. Another area of this current work relates to ultra-high resolution imaging of automobile parts, such as transmissions. He also has on-going work in modulators and new architectures for fiber to the home systems.
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics.
Areas of Specialty: Optical Communications; Fiber and Integrated Photonics and Lasers; Optoelectronics; Biophotonics.
 
Jerzy Kanicki
Address: 2307 EECS
Phone: (734) 936-0964
Fax: (734) 615-2843
Email: kanicki@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. Free University of Brussels Belgium
Title: EECS Professor;
Research Interests: Thin-film devices and circuits; Flat panel displays and sensors; Opto-electronic devices; Organic electronics.
Research Areas: Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Displays and Detectors; Materials for Solid State Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices; Solid-State Energy Conversion Technologies; Renewable Energy (Solar Cells, Wind, Energy Scavenging).
 
Hun Seok Kim
Address: 2416 EECS
Phone: 734-936-5164
Email: hunseok@umich.edu
Degree: PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
Title: Assistant Research Scientist;
Research Interests: Digital communication algorithm and systems; Ultra low power / ultra high performance VLSI SoC architecture; Computer vision and multimedia signal processing.
Research Areas: Communications; Signal and Image Processing; Integrated Circuits and VLSI.
 
Pei-Cheng (P.C.) Ku
Address: 2245 EECS
Phone: (734) 764-7134
Email: peicheng@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. Univ. of California at Berkeley
Title: Associate Professor;
Research Interests: Optoelectronic devices and materials
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Optoelectronics; Nanophotonics; Materials for Solid State Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices; Solid-State Energy Conversion Technologies; Renewable Energy (Solar Cells, Wind, Energy Scavenging).
 
Mark J. Kushner
Address: 2236 EECS
Phone: (734) 647-8148
Email: mjkush@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. California Institute of Technology
Title: Director, Michigan Institute for Plasma Science and Engineering; George I. Haddad Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor, EECS, NERS, Chemical Eng, and Applied Physics;
Research Interests: Plasma science and technology: materials processing, propulsion, lasers, electromagnetics, plasma chemistry, microelectronics/MEMS fabrication, polymer funtionalization, biocompatibility
Research Areas: Applied Electromagnetics; MEMS and Microsystems; Optics and Photonics; Quantum Science and Devices; Integrated Circuits and VLSI; Plasma Science and Engineering; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Computational Electromagnetics; Microfluidics and Gas/Chemical; MEMS Technology and Packaging; Optoelectronics; Plasma Fabrication and Plasma Based MEMS Devices; Plasma Materials Processing of Microelectronics; Plasma Science and Engineering; Plasma Fabrication and Plasma Based MEMS Devices; Solid-State Energy Conversion Technologies; Plasma Science & Engineering.
 
Somin Eunice Lee
Address: 2243 EECS
Phone: 734-764-7054
Email: sleee@umich.edu
Degree: PhD, University of California Berkeley
Title: Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Assistant Professor of EECS;
Research Interests: Use of nanoscale-dependent properties to enable unique spatial and temporal capabilities needed for quantification in bioscience and medicine; Areas of expertise include plasmonics, nanophotonics, bionanotechnologies.
Research Areas: Applied Electromagnetics; Optics and Photonics; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology.
 
Yoonmyung Lee
Address: 2435 EECS
Email: sori@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D., University of Michigan
Title: Assistant Research Scientist;
Research Interests: Ultra-Low power VLSI design, mm-scale wireless sensor systems
Research Areas: Computer-Aided Design and VLSI; Integrated Circuits and VLSI.
 
Tao Li
Address: 2408 EECS
Phone: (734) 615-7983
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email: litz@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D., University of Michigan
Title: Assistant Research Scientist;
Research Interests: Microsensors; Microactuators; analog and digital interfaces for MEMS devices; Micromachining technologies, such as micro electro-discharge machining (micro-EDM) and micro ultrasonic machining (micro-USM), and their applications
Research Areas: MEMS and Microsystems; Integrated Circuits and VLSI.
 
Wei Lu
Address: 2242 EECS
Phone: (734) 615-2306
Email: wluee@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. Rice Universtiy
Title: Associate Professor;
Research Interests: Nanoelectronic devices; Non-volatile memory; Reconfigurable circuits and neuromorphic systems; Semiconductor nanowires
Research Areas: Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology.
Areas of Specialty: Nanotechnology and Nanofabrication; Materials for Solid State Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices.
 
Leo C. McAfee
Address: 2231 EECS
Phone: (734) 764-0218
Fax: (734) 763-1503
Email: lcm@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. U-Michigan
Title: Associate Professor Emeritus;
Research Interests: Modeling of integrated circuits for computer-aided analysis and design, Automated semiconductor manufacturing
 
Khalil Najafi
Address: 3303 EECS
Phone: (734) 763-6650
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email: najafi@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. U-Michigan
Title: Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Schlumberger Professor of Engineering;
Research Interests: Solid-state integrated sensors, Microactuators, Micromechanics, Analog and digital integrated circuits
Research Areas: MEMS and Microsystems; Integrated Circuits and VLSI; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: RF MEMS; Implantable Devices; Environmental Sensors; MEMS Technology and Packaging; Power Sources and Energy Harvesting; Electromechanical Energy Conversion and Energy Harvesting; Renewable Energy (Solar Cells, Wind, Energy Scavenging); Energy harvesting; Low power circuits; Sensing systems.
 
Stella W. Pang
Address: 2304 EECS
Phone: (734) 936-2962
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email: pang@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D Princeton
Title: EECS Professor;
Research Interests: Nanofabrication Technology, Nanoimprint, Microelectronic, Optical, Micromechanical, and Biomedical Devices
 
Dimitris Pavlidis
Email: pavlidis@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. U-Newcastle
Title: Adjunct Professor;
Research Interests: Heterostructure devices and monolithic integrated circuits for high-speed and millimeter-wave applications, device design, technology and characterization, MOVPE growth of III-V materials
 
Becky (R. L.) Peterson
Address: 2302 EECS
Phone: (734)615-3105
Fax: (734)763-9324
Email: blpeters@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D., Princeton University
Title: Assistant Professor ;
Research Interests: Thin film devices and circuits, including power devices; hetero-integration with MEMS/CMOS; flexible and transparent electronics; amorphous oxide semiconductors; solution-processed inorganic electronic materials
Research Areas: MEMS and Microsystems; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology.
Areas of Specialty: MEMS Technology and Packaging; Nanotechnology and Nanofabrication; Materials for Solid State Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices; Power Sources and Energy Harvesting.
 
Jamie D. Phillips
Address: 2405 EECS
Phone: (734) 764-4157
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email: jphilli@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. University of Michigan
Title: Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of EECS; Professor of Applied Physics;
Research Interests: Compound semiconductor and oxide materials for electronic and optoelectronic devices.
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Optoelectronics; Materials for Solid State Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices; Solid-State Energy Conversion Technologies; Renewable Energy (Solar Cells, Wind, Energy Scavenging).
 
Mina Rais-Zadeh
Address: 2406 EECS
Phone: (734) 764-4249
Email: minar@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. Georgia Institute of Technology
Title: Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering;
Research Interests: Integrated RF MEMS, MEMS-enabled ICs, wafer-level packaging and micro/nano-fabrication techniques
Research Areas: Applied Electromagnetics; MEMS and Microsystems; Integrated Circuits and VLSI.
Areas of Specialty: Radio Frequency (RF), Microwave, and Millimeter-wave Circuits; RF MEMS; Environmental Sensors; MEMS Technology and Packaging; Power Sources and Energy Harvesting.
 
Jasprit Singh
Address: 2305 EECS
Phone: (734) 764-3350
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email: singh@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. U-Chicago
Title: EECS Professor;
Research Interests: Semiconductor physics, Electronic and electro-optic devices based on heterostructures
Research Areas: Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology.
Areas of Specialty: High Frequency Devices and Circuits.
 
Duncan Steel
Address: 3117 ERB I
Phone: (734) 764-2386
Fax: (734) 763-4876
Email: dst@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. U-Michigan
Title: Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Biophysics Program; Robert J. Hiller Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Senior Research Scientist, Inst. of Gerontology;
Research Interests: Laser spectroscopy, Optical physics, Condensed matter physics, Biophysics, Quantum Computing.
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Quantum Science and Devices; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology.
Areas of Specialty: Ultrafast Optics; Quantum Optics and Information; Nanophotonics; Biophotonics; Quantum Optics and Information; Integrated Photonics and Optoelectronics with Quantum Confined Heterostructures; Integrated Photonics and Optoelectronics with Quantum Confined Heterostructures.
 
Dennis Sylvester
Address: 2417B EECS
Phone: (734) 615-8783
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email: dmcs@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. UC-Berkeley
Title: EECS Professor;
Research Interests: Low power integrated circuit design, computer-aided design for VLSI
Research Areas: Computer Architecture; Computer-Aided Design and VLSI; Integrated Circuits and VLSI; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Multi-Core and Parallel Systems; Data Center Architecture; Embedded, Networked, and Wireless Systems; Low Power Design; Electronic Design Automation; Reliabile Circuits and Systems; Trusted Computing and Intellectual Property Protection; Physical Design; Low-Power Circuits; Runtime Correctness; Power Electronic Devices and Circuits; Data converters; Digital circuits; Energy harvesting; Low power circuits; Sensing systems.
 
Fred Terry
Address: 2308 EECS
Phone: (734) 763-9764
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email: fredty@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. MIT
Title: Associate Chair of ECE Undergraduate Affairs; EECS Professor;
Research Interests: Electronic properties of materials and their effects on devices, Physics of solid state devices
Research Areas: Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology.
Areas of Specialty: High Frequency Devices and Circuits.
 
David D. Wentzloff
Address: 2417D EECS
Phone: (734) 647-4499
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email: wentzlof@umich.edu
Degree: PhD MIT
Title: Associate Professor;
Research Interests: RF circuits and systems; Highly integrated energy- and volume-constrained wireless systems.
Research Areas: Integrated Circuits and VLSI.
Areas of Specialty: Analog Circuits; Low power circuits; RF circuits.
 
Kensall D. Wise
Address: 2402 EECS
Phone: (734) 764-3346
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email: wise@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. Stanford
Title: Professor Emeritus; William Gould Dow Distinguished University Professor Emeritus;
Research Interests: Integrated Solid-State Sensors, MEMS, and Wireless Integrated Microsystems
 
Euisik Yoon
Address: 2400 EECS
Phone: (734) 615-4469
Email: esyoon@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D., University of Michigan
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science;
Research Interests: Integrated circuits and microsystems; BioMEMS and lab-on-chips; Implantable biomedical sensors; low-power mixed-mode circuits
Research Areas: MEMS and Microsystems; Integrated Circuits and VLSI.
Areas of Specialty: RF MEMS; Microfluidics and Gas/Chemical; Implantable Devices; MEMS Technology and Packaging; Analog Circuits; Data converters; Low power circuits; RF circuits; Sensing systems.
 
Zhengya Zhang
Address: 2417A EECS
Phone: (734) 647-3837
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email: zhengya@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D. UC Berkeley
Title: Assistant Professor;
Research Interests: VLSI architecture, digital systems, implementations of communication and signal processing systems
Research Areas: Computer Architecture; Computer-Aided Design and VLSI; Integrated Circuits and VLSI.
Areas of Specialty: Application-Specific Architectures; Low Power Design; Electronic Design Automation; Reliabile Circuits and Systems; Physical Design; Low-Power Circuits; Digital circuits; Hardware DSP implementation; Low power circuits.
 
Zhaohui Zhong
Address: 2241 EECS
Phone: (734) 647-1953
Email: zzhong@umich.edu
Degree: Ph.D., Harvard
Title: Assistant Professor;
Research Interests: Nanoelectronics and nanophotonics, microwave and terahertz frequency nanoelectronics, solar cell technology, chemical and biological sensing, nanomaterial synthesis.
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Quantum Science and Devices; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Nanophotonics; Nanotechnology and Nanofabrication; Integrated Photonics and Optoelectronics with Quantum Confined Heterostructures; Solid-State Energy Conversion Technologies; Renewable Energy (Solar Cells, Wind, Energy Scavenging).