Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Plasma Science and Engineering Faculty


Yogesh B. Gianchandani
Division: ECE
Address: 2403 EECS
Phone: (734) 615-6407
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. U. Michigan
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics; Mechanical Engineering; Director, Center for Wireless Integrated MicroSensing & Systems
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
Mark J. Kushner
Division: ECE
Address: 2236 EECS
Phone: (734) 647-1695
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. California Institute of Technology
Title: George I. Haddad Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences; Chemical Engineering; Applied Physics
Research Interests: Plasma science and technology: materials processing, propulsion, lasers, electromagnetics, plasma chemistry, microelectronics/MEMS fabrication, polymer functionalization, biocompatibility
Research Areas: Applied Electromagnetics and RF Circuits; MEMS and Microsystems; Optics and Photonics; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology; Plasma Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Space Plasma Electro-Dynamics; Nanotechnology and Nanofabrication; Materials for Solid State Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices; Plasma Fabrication and Plasma Based MEMS Devices; Plasma Materials Processing of Microelectronics; Plasma Science and Engineering; Environmental, Biotechnology and Medical applications of plasmas; Computational and theoretical plasma science; Plasma photonic sources.
 
 
Anatoly M. Maksimchuk
Division: ECE
Address: 1010 ERB I
Phone: (734) 763-6007
Fax: (734) 763-4876
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute Moscow
Title: Research Scientist
Research Interests: Laser-matter interaction at relativistic intensities, table-top particle accelerators, high-power short pulse lasers.
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Plasma Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Ultrafast Optics.