Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Communications Faculty


Achilleas Anastasopoulos
Division: ECE
Address: 4411 EECS
Phone: (734) 615-4024
Fax: (734) 763-8041
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. University of Southern California
Title: Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Communication theory; Information theory; Coding; Stochastic Control
Research Areas: Communications; Control Systems.
Areas of Specialty: Channel Coding Theory and Applications; Communication Networks and Multi-Agent Systems; Information Theory; Wireless Communication Systems.
 
 
Parag Deotare
Division: ECE
Address: 6104 ERB II
Phone: 734-647-3119
Email:
Degree: PhD Harvard University
Title: Assistant Professor; Assistant Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics
Research Interests: Research includes light-matter interaction in nanoscale systems and the development of low energy photonic and excitonic devices for applications in data communication and life sciences.
Research Areas: Communications; MEMS and Microsystems; Optics and Photonics; Quantum Science and Technology; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology; Theory of Computation; Energy Science and Engineering; Embedded Systems; Chip Design, Architecture, and Emerging Devices.
Areas of Specialty: Optical Communications; Microfluidics and Gas/Chemical; Environmental Sensors; Nonlinear Optics and MEMS; Ultrafast Optics; Fiber and Integrated Photonics and Lasers; Optoelectronics; Quantum Optics and Information; Nanophotonics; Displays and Detectors; Nanotechnology and Nanofabrication; Quantum Information Processing; Integrated Photonics and Optoelectronics with Quantum Confined Heterostructures; Materials for Solid State Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices; Power Sources and Energy Harvesting; Electromechanical Energy Conversion and Energy Harvesting; Renewable Energy (Solar Cells, Wind, Energy Scavenging).
 
 
Ronald Dreslinski
Division: CSE
Address: 2637 Beyster Bldg
Phone: 971-221-6554
Email:
Degree: PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Novel architectures and design technologies for energy-efficient computing, including near-threshold computer design and experimental 3D computer chips.
Research Areas: Communications; Control Systems; Integrated Circuits and VLSI; Embedded Systems; Warehouse-Scale and Parallel Systems; Chip Design, Architecture, and Emerging Devices; Embedded and Mobile Systems.
Areas of Specialty: Wireless Communication Systems; Digital circuits; Low power circuits; Sensing systems; Improving Efficiency in Warehouse Scale Computers; Parallel Computing and Supercomputing; Mobile and Cloud Computing; Design Verification and Validation; Low-Power Design; Application-Specific Architectures; Electronic Design Automation; Multi-Core and Parallel Systems; VLSI Design.
 
 
Brian E. Gilchrist
Division: ECE
Address: 2240 EECS
Phone: (734) 763-6230
Address: 1432C SRB
Phone #2: (734) 763-6230
Fax: (734) 763-1503
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. Stanford; MS EE and BS EE Univ Illinois-Ur
Title: Director, SPRL/XTRM Labs; Co-Director, Multidisciplinary Design Program (MDP); Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, Applied Physics
Research Interests: Plasma electrodynamics and diagnostics; Wireless Technology; Space Systems & Technology
Research Areas: Applied Electromagnetics and RF Circuits; Communications; Plasma Science and Engineering; Engineering Education Research.
Areas of Specialty: Antennas; Space Plasma Electro-Dynamics; Wireless Communication Systems; Plasma Science and Engineering.
 
 
Mohammed N. Islam
Division: ECE
Address: 2401 EECS
Phone: (734) 647-9700
Fax: (734) 647-2718
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. MIT
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Engineering (courtesy)
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: Communications; Optics and Photonics.
Areas of Specialty: Optical Communications; Nonlinear Optics and MEMS; Ultrafast Optics; Fiber and Integrated Photonics and Lasers; Optoelectronics; Nanophotonics; Biophotonics.
 
 
Hun-Seok Kim
Division: ECE
Address: 2417G EECS
Phone: 734-764-7630
Email:
Degree: PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
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 & Image Processing and Machine Learning; Integrated Circuits and VLSI.
Areas of Specialty: Wireless Communication Systems; Hardware DSP implementation; Low power circuits.
 
 
Mingyan Liu
Division: CSE ECE
Address: 4427 EECS
Phone: (734) 764-9546
Fax: 734-763-1503
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. University of Maryland
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Resource allocation, performance analysis, and energy efficient design of wireless, mobile ad hoc, and sensor networks.
Research Areas: Communications; Signal & Image Processing and Machine Learning; Engineering Education Research.
Areas of Specialty: Communication Networks and Multi-Agent Systems; Random Processes; Wireless Communication Systems; Data Science.
 
 
Hessam Mahdavifar
Division: ECE
Address: 3219 EECS
Phone: 734-647-8634
Email:
Degree: PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Research Interests: Coding and information theory with applications to wireless communications, data storage, security, and Internet of things. I am also interested in game theory with applications to social networks.
Research Areas: Communications.
Areas of Specialty: Channel Coding Theory and Applications; Communication Networks and Multi-Agent Systems; Information Theory; Wireless Communication Systems.
 
 
David L. Neuhoff
Division: CSE ECE
Address: 3401 and 4244 EECS
Phone: (734) 764-6586
Fax: (734) 763-8041
Email:
Degree: Ph.D Stanford
Title: Joseph E. and Anne P. Rowe Professor of Electrical Engineering; Associate Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Communications, information theory, and signal processing; Lossy and lossless source coding; Quantization; Image compression and processing.
Research Areas: Communications; Signal & Image Processing and Machine Learning.
Areas of Specialty: Information Theory; Source Coding and Compression; Source Coding.
 
 
S. Sandeep Pradhan
Division: ECE
Address: 4240 EECS
Phone: (734) 764-5215
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. UC Berkeley
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Distributed compression, sensor networks, informationtheory, channel coding, and multirate signal processing.
Research Areas: Communications; Signal & Image Processing and Machine Learning.
Areas of Specialty: Channel Coding Theory and Applications; Communication Networks and Multi-Agent Systems; Information Theory; Wireless Communication Systems; Source Coding and Compression; Signal Processing for Sensing and Sensor Networks.
 
 
Yaoyun Shi
Division: CSE
Address: 3632 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734) 764-3308
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. Princeton
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Theory of computation and quantum computing.
Research Areas: Communications; Quantum Science and Technology; Theory of Computation; Secure, Trustworthy, and Reliable Systems; Chip Design, Architecture, and Emerging Devices.
Areas of Specialty: Information Theory; Quantum Design Automation; Quantum Optics and Information; Design and Analysis of Algorithms; Cryptography; Quantum Information Processing; Complexity Theory.
 
 
Wayne E. Stark
Division: ECE
Address: 4242 EECS
Phone: (734) 763-0390
Fax: (734) 763-8041
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. U-Illinois
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Wireless Communications; Mobile communications; Spread-spectrum communications; Coding theory
Research Areas: Communications.
Areas of Specialty: Channel Coding Theory and Applications; Communication Networks and Multi-Agent Systems; Information Theory; Wireless Communication Systems.
 
 
Vijay Subramanian
Division: ECE
Address: 4112 EECS
Phone: 734-615-1915
Email:
Title: Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Social networks, network economics, random graphs, communication networks, information theory, stochastic modeling, and applied probability.
Research Areas: Communications.
Areas of Specialty: Communication Networks and Multi-Agent Systems; Information Theory; Random Processes.
 
 
Demosthenis Teneketzis
Division: CSE ECE
Address: 4413 EECS
Phone: (734) 763-0598
Fax: (734) 763-8041
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. MIT
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Stochastic control, decentralized stochastic systems, communication and queueing networks, stochastic scheduling and resource allocation problems, discrete event systems, mathematical economics
Research Areas: Communications; Control Systems.
Areas of Specialty: Communication Networks and Multi-Agent Systems; Information Theory; Random Processes; Wireless Communication Systems; Discrete Event and Hybrid Systems; Stochastic Control; Cyber-Physical Systems.
 
 
Kim A. Winick
Division: ECE
Address: 4423 EECS
Phone: (734) 764-5203
Fax: (734) 763-8041
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. U-Michigan 1981
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Glass/Crystal Integrated Optics, Photonics, Communication, Information Theory, Quantum Information, History of Science
Research Areas: Communications; Optics and Photonics; Quantum Science and Technology.