Energy Science and Engineering Faculty

Michael P. Flynn
Division: ECE
Address: 2417F EECS
Phone: (734) 936-2966
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon University
Title: 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
Division: ECE
Address: 2238 EECS
Phone: (734) 647-1147
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Degree: Ph.D. University of Michigan
Title: William Gould Dow Professor of Electrical 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; Materials for Solid State Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices; Solid-State Energy Conversion Technologies; Renewable Energy (Solar Cells, Wind, Energy Scavenging).
 
 
Jessy W Grizzle
Division: ECE
Address: 4421 EECS
Phone: (734) 763-3598
Fax: (734) 763-8041
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Degree: Ph.D. U-Texas Austin
Title: Jerry W. and Carol L. Levin Professor of Electrical Engineering; Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Research Interests: Analysis and feedback control of nonlinear systems; Control of bipedal robot locomotion; Automotive safety systems.
Research Areas: Control Systems; Robotics and Computer Vision; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Modeling and Control of Automotive Powertrain Systems; Nonlinear Control; Bipedal Robot Locomotion; Power/Energy Systems Analysis, Optimization and Control; Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles; Cyber-Physical Systems.
 
 
Ian A. Hiskens
Division: ECE
Address: 4437 EECS
Phone: (734) 615-7076
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Degree: Ph.D., University of Newcastle
Title: Vennema Professor of Engineering
Research Interests: Power system analysis, Analysis and control of nonlinear non-smooth dynamical systems. Areas of specialty: Power system dynamics and control, Wind power, Grid controllability, Inverse problems.
Research Areas: Energy Science and Engineering; Power and Energy.
Areas of Specialty: Power/Energy Systems Analysis, Optimization and Control; Power Electronic Devices and Circuits; Renewable Energy (Solar Cells, Wind, Energy Scavenging); Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles; Smart Grid; Wind Integration; Electric Vehicles, HEVs, PHEVs.
 
 
Heath Hofmann
Division: ECE
Address: 4116 EECS
Phone: (734) 647-1107
Fax: (734)763-8041
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. UC-Berkeley
Title: Associate Professor
Research Interests: Power electronics and systems.
Research Areas: Energy Science and Engineering; Power and Energy.
Areas of Specialty: Power/Energy Systems Analysis, Optimization and Control; Electromechanical Energy Conversion and Energy Harvesting; Power Electronic Devices and Circuits; Renewable Energy (Solar Cells, Wind, Energy Scavenging); Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles; Electromechanical Energy Conversion & Harvesting; Power Electronic Circuits; Electric Vehicles, HEVs, PHEVs.
 
 
Jerzy Kanicki
Division: ECE
Address: 2307 EECS
Phone: (734) 936-0964
Fax: (734) 615-2843
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Degree: Ph.D. Free University of Brussels Belgium
Title: 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).
 
 
Pei-Cheng (P.C.) Ku
Division: ECE
Address: 2245 EECS
Phone: (734) 764-7134
Email:
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
Division: ECE
Address: 2236 EECS
Phone: (734) 647-8148
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Degree: Ph.D. California Institute of Technology
Title: George I. Haddad Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Director, Michigan Institute for Plasma Science and Engineering; 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; Solid-State Energy Conversion Technologies; Plasma Science & Engineering.
 
 
Johanna Mathieu
Division: ECE
Address: 4231 EECS
Phone: (734) 936-3875
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Degree: PhD-University of California at Berkeley
Title: Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Modeling, estimation, and control of electric loads and storage; Operational and control strategies that reduce the environmental impact, cost, and inefficiency of the power system
Research Areas: Control Systems; Energy Science and Engineering; Power and Energy.
Areas of Specialty: Power/Energy Systems Analysis, Optimization and Control; Renewable Energy (Solar Cells, Wind, Energy Scavenging); Electric Vehicles, HEVs, PHEVs.
 
 
Khalil Najafi
Division: CSE ECE
Address: 2404 EECS
Phone: (734) 763-6650
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. U-Michigan
Title: Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Schlumberger Professor of Engineering; Arthur F. Thurnau Professor
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.
 
 
Theodore B. Norris
Division: ECE
Address: 6117 ERB I
Phone: (734) 764-9269
Fax: (734) 763-4876
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Degree: Ph.D. U-Rochester
Title: Gerard A. Mourou Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Director, Center for Photonic and Multiscale Nanomaterials (C-PHOM); Professor, EECS, Applied Physics
Research Interests: Research interests include application of femtosecond optical techniques to the physics of semiconductor nanostructures, in developing new ultrafast optical and optoelectronic measurement techniques, THz generation and measurement, plasmonics in nanostructures, and novel methods for biological imaging and in vivo sensing.
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Ultrafast Optics; Optoelectronics; Nanophotonics; Biophotonics; Renewable Energy (Solar Cells, Wind, Energy Scavenging).
 
 
Jamie D. Phillips
Division: ECE
Address: 2405 EECS
Phone: (734) 764-4157
Fax: (734) 763-9324
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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).
 
 
Stephen Rand
Division: ECE
Address: 3102 ERB I
Phone: (734) 763-6810
Fax: (734) 763-4876
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Degree: Ph.D. U-Toronto
Title: Professor, EECS and Physics
Research Interests: Solid-state laser materials, Laser spectroscopy, Optical physics, Condensed matter physics, Optical magnetism, and Optical refrigeration, Upconversion and fiber lasers.
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Quantum Science and Devices; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Nonlinear Optics and MEMS; Fiber and Integrated Photonics and Lasers; Quantum Optics and Information; Nanophotonics; Magneto-Electric Energy Conversion of Light.
 
 
Dennis Sylvester
Division: ECE
Address: 2417B EECS
Phone: (734) 615-8783
Fax: (734) 763-9324
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Degree: Ph.D. UC-Berkeley
Title: 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.
 
 
Zhaohui Zhong
Division: ECE
Address: 2241 EECS
Phone: (734) 647-1953
Email:
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).