Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Integrated Circuits and VLSI Faculty


Ehsan Afshari
Division: ECE
Address: 3241 EECS
Phone: 734-763-9305
Address: 3322 EECS (lab)
Phone #2: 734-763-7145
Email:
Degree: PhD
Title: Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Research Interests: High frequency circuits and systems for imaging, bio-sensing, and high data rate communication.
Research Areas: Applied Electromagnetics and RF Circuits; Integrated Circuits and VLSI.
Areas of Specialty: Radio Frequency (RF), Microwave, and Millimeter-wave Circuits; Remote Sensing; Wave Propagation; Analog Circuits; Data converters; Low power circuits; RF circuits; Sensing systems.
 
 
Ethem Erkan Aktakka
Division: ECE
Address: 2411 EECS
Phone: 734-272-3170
Email:
Title: Assistant Research Scientist
Research Interests: Micro Electromechanical Systems (MEMS), micro actuators and sensors, mechatronics, micro fabrication and packaging technologies, energy harvesting, power management circuits, acoustic and ultrasonic transducers, smart materials and structures, piezoelectric devices.
Research Areas: MEMS and Microsystems; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology; Integrated Circuits and VLSI; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Environmental Sensors; MEMS Technology and Packaging; Power Sources and Energy Harvesting; Electromechanical Energy Conversion and Energy Harvesting; Solid-State Energy Conversion Technologies; Renewable Energy (Solar Cells, Wind, Energy Scavenging); Energy harvesting; Sensing systems.
 
 
Al-Thaddeus Avestruz
Division: ECE
Address: 4118 EECS
Phone: 734-763-3183
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Title: Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: High Performance Power Electronics, Wireless Power Transfer. Complementary Interests in Circuits and Systems for Sensing, Electromagnetic Systems, Feedback and Controls, Renewable Energy, Automotive, Biomedical, and Consumer.
Research Areas: Integrated Circuits and VLSI; Energy Science and Engineering; Power and Energy; Engineering Education Research; Embedded Systems.
Areas of Specialty: Power Electronics; Renewable Energy (Solar Cells, Wind, Energy Scavenging); Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles; Analog Circuits; Energy harvesting; Sensing systems.
 
 
Valeria Bertacco
Division: CSE
Address: 4645 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734) 615-4047
Email:
Degree: Ph.D., Stanford University
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Improving the functional correctness of digital integrated circuits, by developing technology that attacks the issue at design time, in post-silicon, and throughout the lifetime of a digital integrated component, in face of the challenges posed by fragile silicon and extreme design complexity.
Research Areas: Integrated Circuits and VLSI; Warehouse-Scale and Parallel Systems; Secure, Trustworthy, and Reliable Systems; Languages, Compilers, and Runtime Systems; Chip Design, Architecture, and Emerging Devices.
Areas of Specialty: Digital circuits; Parallel Computing and Supercomputing; Design Verification and Validation; Runtime Correctness; Application-Specific Architectures; Electronic Design Automation; Multi-Core and Parallel Systems; Reliabile Circuits and Systems; Trusted Computing and Intellectual Property Protection.
 
 
David T. Blaauw
Division: ECE
Address: 2417C EECS
Phone: (734) 763-4526
Email:
Degree: PhD. University of Illinois
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Low power and high performance VLSI design; Low power wireless sensors.
Research Areas: MEMS and Microsystems; Integrated Circuits and VLSI; Chip Design, Architecture, and Emerging Devices.
Areas of Specialty: Digital circuits; Energy harvesting; Hardware DSP implementation; Low power circuits; Sensing systems.
 
 
Robert Dick
Division: CSE ECE
Address: 2417E EECS
Phone: (734) 763-3329
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. Princeton University
Title: Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Embedded systems.
Research Areas: Signal & Image Processing and Machine Learning; Integrated Circuits and VLSI; Embedded Systems; Chip Design, Architecture, and Emerging Devices; Embedded and Mobile Systems.
Areas of Specialty: Source Coding and Compression; Digital circuits; Energy harvesting; Low power circuits; Sensing systems.
 
 
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; Warehouse-Scale and Parallel Systems; Chip Design, Architecture, and Emerging Devices; Embedded and Mobile Systems.
Areas of Specialty: Wireless Communication Systems; Embedded Control 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.
 
 
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, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Associate Chair of ECE Graduate Affairs
Research Interests: Analog circuits, analog-to-digital conversion, RF and wireless circuits. high-speed serial transceivers.
Research Areas: MEMS and Microsystems; Integrated Circuits and VLSI.
Areas of Specialty: Analog Circuits; Data converters; Low power circuits; RF circuits; Sensing systems.
 
 
Anna C. Gilbert
Division: ECE
Address: 4831 East Hall
Phone: (734) 763-5728
Fax: 734 763-0937
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Degree: Ph.D. Princeton
Title: Professor, Mathematics; Professor (courtesy), Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: My research interests include analysis, probability, networking, and algorithms. I am especially interested in randomized algorithms with applications to harmonic analysis, signal and image processing, networking, and massive datasets.
Research Areas: Signal & Image Processing and Machine Learning; Integrated Circuits and VLSI; Computer Vision.
Areas of Specialty: Compressive Sampling and Sensing; Data Science.
 
 
John P. Hayes
Division: CSE ECE
Address: 4713 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734) 763-0386
Fax: (734) 763-4617
Email:
Degree: Ph.D., University of Illinois
Title: Claude E. Shannon Professor of Engineering Science; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Computer-aided design and testing, Computer architecture, Fault-tolerant design, VLSI circuits, Stochastic computing.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Quantum Science and Technology; Integrated Circuits and VLSI; Chip Design, Architecture, and Emerging Devices.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Quantum Design Automation; Digital circuits; Design Verification and Validation; Logic Synthesis; Low-Power Design; Verification, Testing, and Physical Design; Test; Quantum Information Processing; Reliabile Circuits and Systems; VLSI Design.
 
 
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.
 
 
Tao Li
Division: ECE
Address: 2408 EECS
Phone: (734) 615-7983
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email:
Degree: Ph.D., University of Michigan
Title: Assistant Research Scientist; LEO Intermittent Lecturer
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.
Areas of Specialty: Implantable Devices; Environmental Sensors; MEMS Technology and Packaging; Power Sources and Energy Harvesting; Sensing systems.
 
 
Khalil Najafi
Division: CSE ECE
Address: 3303 EECS
Phone: (734) 763-6650
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. U-Michigan
Title: Peter and Evelyn Fuss Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Schlumberger Professor of Engineering; Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), Biomedical 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.
 
 
Mina Rais-Zadeh
Division: ECE
Address: 2406 EECS
Phone: (734) 764-4249
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. Georgia Institute of Technology
Title: Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Associate Professor (courtesy), Mechanical Engineering
Research Interests: Integrated RF MEMS, MEMS-enabled ICs, wafer-level packaging and micro/nano-fabrication techniques
Research Areas: Applied Electromagnetics and RF Circuits; 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.
 
 
Dennis Sylvester
Division: ECE
Address: 2417B EECS
Phone: (734) 615-8783
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. UC-Berkeley
Title: Director, Michigan Integrated Circuits Lab; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Low power integrated circuit design, computer-aided design for VLSI
Research Areas: MEMS and Microsystems; Integrated Circuits and VLSI; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Data converters; Digital circuits; Energy harvesting; Low power circuits; Sensing systems.
 
 
Fawwaz T. Ulaby
Division: ECE
Address: 3228A EECS
Phone: (734) 647-1789
Fax: (734) 647-2106
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. U-Texas Austin
Title: Emmett Leith Distinguished University Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Microwave and millimeter wave remote sensing, radar systems, radio wave propagation
Research Areas: Applied Electromagnetics and RF Circuits; Integrated Circuits and VLSI.
Areas of Specialty: Radio Frequency (RF), Microwave, and Millimeter-wave Circuits; Remote Sensing; Advanced Electromagnetic Materials for RF and Microwave Applications; Antennas; Wave Propagation; RF circuits; Sensing systems.
 
 
David D. Wentzloff
Division: ECE
Address: 2417D EECS
Phone: (734) 647-4499
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email:
Degree: PhD MIT
Title: Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: RF circuits and systems; Highly integrated energy- and volume-constrained wireless systems.
Research Areas: Applied Electromagnetics and RF Circuits; Integrated Circuits and VLSI.
Areas of Specialty: Radio Frequency (RF), Microwave, and Millimeter-wave Circuits; Analog Circuits; Digital circuits; Energy harvesting; Low power circuits; RF circuits; Sensing systems.
 
 
Euisik Yoon
Division: ECE
Address: 2400 EECS
Phone: (734) 615-4469
Email:
Degree: Ph.D., University of Michigan
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), Biomedical Engineering
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
Division: ECE
Address: 2417A EECS
Phone: (734) 647-3837
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. UC Berkeley
Title: Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: VLSI architecture, digital systems, implementations of communication and signal processing systems
Research Areas: Integrated Circuits and VLSI; Chip Design, Architecture, and Emerging Devices.
Areas of Specialty: Digital circuits; Hardware DSP implementation; Low power circuits; Low-Power Design; Application-Specific Architectures; VLSI Design.