Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology Faculty


Ethem Erkan Aktakka
Division: ECE
Address: 2411 EECS
Phone: 734-272-3170
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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.
 
 
Pallab Bhattacharya
Division: ECE
Address: 2306 EECS
Phone: (734) 763-6678
Fax: (734) 763-9324
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Degree: Ph.D.U-Sheffield
Title: Charles M. Vest Distinguished University Professor; James R. Mellor Professor of Engineering; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics
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 Technology; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology.
Areas of Specialty: Optoelectronics; Nanophotonics; Integrated Photonics and Optoelectronics with Quantum Confined Heterostructures; High Frequency Devices and Circuits; Materials for Solid State Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices.
 
 
Steven Cundiff
Division: ECE
Address: 450 Church St.
Phone: 734-764-4437
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Degree: PhD
Title: Harrison M Randall Collegiate Professor of Physics; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Quantum Science and Technology; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology.
 
 
Parag Deotare
Division: ECE
Address: 6104 ERB II
Phone: 734-647-3119
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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).
 
 
Jack R. East
Division: ECE
Address: 2301 EECS
Phone: (734) 763-0212
Fax: (734) 763-9324
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Degree: Ph.D. U-Michigan
Title: Research Scientist Emeritus
Research Interests: Microwave, Millimeter-wave and VHS device modeling, Fabrication and evaluation
Research Areas: Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology.
 
 
Stephen R. Forrest
Division: ECE
Address: 2238 EECS
Phone: (734) 647-1147
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Degree: Ph.D. University of Michigan
Title: Peter A. Franken Distinguished University Professor; Paul G. Goebel Professor of Engineering; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), Physics; Materials Science & Engineering; Applied Physics
Research Interests: Organic Electronics, Photonic Integrated Circuits, Photonic Materials
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Quantum Science and Technology; 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).
 
 
Rachel S. Goldman
Division: ECE
Address: 2094 H.H. Dow
Phone: (734) 647-6821
Fax: (734) 763-4788
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Degree: Ph.D. Univ. of California - San Diego
Title: Professor, Materials Science Engineering; Professor (courtesy), Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: My research involves investigations of structure-property relationships in thin films and heterostructures.
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Quantum Science and Technology; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology; Energy Science and Engineering; Power and Energy; Engineering Education Research.
 
 
L. Jay Guo
Division: ECE
Address: 2304 EECS
Phone: (734) 647-7718
Fax: (734) 763-9324
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Degree: Ph.D. University of Minnesota
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics; Macromolecular Science & Engineering; Mechanical Engineering
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.
 
 
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, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics
Research Interests: Thin-film devices and circuits; Flat panel displays; Detectors and x-ray imagers.
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).
 
 
Mackillo Kira
Division: ECE
Address: 3116 ERB I
Phone: 734-764-4640
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Degree: PhD
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Semiconductor quantum optics, quantum optics, condensed-matter theory, terahertz spectroscopy, many-body interactions, photon correlations, coherent and ultrafast phenomena, and cluster-expansion approach.
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Quantum Science and Technology; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology; Theory of Computation; Energy Science and Engineering; Chip Design, Architecture, and Emerging Devices.
Areas of Specialty: Nonlinear Optics and MEMS; Ultrafast Optics; Optoelectronics; Quantum Optics and Information; Nanophotonics; Quantum Design Automation; Integrated Photonics and Optoelectronics with Quantum Confined Heterostructures; Nanotechnology and Nanofabrication; Parallel and Distributed Computation; Quantum Information Processing; Materials for Solid State Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices; Massive Datasets; Solid-State Energy Conversion Technologies.
 
 
Pei-Cheng Ku
Division: ECE
Address: 2245 EECS
Phone: (734) 764-7134
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Degree: Ph.D. Univ. of California at Berkeley
Title: Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Associate Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics, Macromolecular Science and Engineering
Research Interests: Optoelectronic devices and materials
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Quantum Science and Technology; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology; Robotics and Autonomous Systems; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Optoelectronics; Quantum Optics and Information; Nanophotonics; Integrated Photonics and Optoelectronics with Quantum Confined Heterostructures; Displays and Detectors; Nanotechnology and Nanofabrication; Materials for Solid State Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices; Solid-State Energy Conversion Technologies; Renewable Energy (Solar Cells, Wind, Energy Scavenging); Human-Robot Interaction.
 
 
Mark J. Kushner
Division: ECE
Address: 2236 EECS
Phone: (734) 647-1695
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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.
 
 
Somin Eunice Lee
Division: ECE
Address: 2243 EECS
Phone: 734-764-7054
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Degree: PhD, University of California Berkeley
Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Assistant Professor (courtesy), Biomedical Engineering
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 and RF Circuits; Optics and Photonics; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology.
Areas of Specialty: Nanophotonics; Biophotonics; Nanotechnology and Nanofabrication.
 
 
Wei Lu
Division: ECE
Address: 2242 EECS
Phone: (734) 615-2306
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Degree: Ph.D. Rice Universtiy
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics; Director, Lurie Nanofabrication Facility
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.
 
 
Zetian Mi
Division: ECE
Address: 2405 EECS
Phone: 734-764-3963
Email:
Degree: PhD
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: III-nitride semiconductors, low dimensional nanostructures, LEDs, lasers, Si photonics, solar fuels
Research Areas: Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology.
 
 
Becky (R.L.) Peterson
Division: ECE
Address: 2302 EECS
Phone: (734)615-3105
Fax: (734)763-9324
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Degree: Ph.D., Princeton University
Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
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; Optics and Photonics; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: MEMS Technology and Packaging; Optoelectronics; Integrated Photonics and Optoelectronics with Quantum Confined Heterostructures; Displays and Detectors; Nanotechnology and Nanofabrication; Materials for Solid State Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices; Power Sources and Energy Harvesting; Solid-State Energy Conversion Technologies; Renewable Energy (Solar Cells, Wind, Energy Scavenging).
 
 
Jamie D. Phillips
Division: ECE
Address: 2305 EECS
Phone: (734) 764-4157
Fax: (734) 763-9324
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Degree: Ph.D. University of Michigan
Title: Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; Associate Chair of Undergraduate ECE Affairs; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), 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; Engineering Education Research.
Areas of Specialty: Optoelectronics; Materials for Solid State Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices; Solid-State Energy Conversion Technologies; Renewable Energy (Solar Cells, Wind, Energy Scavenging).
 
 
Duncan Steel
Division: ECE
Address: 3117 ERB I
Phone: (734) 764-2386
Fax: (734) 763-4876
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Degree: Ph.D. U-Michigan
Title: Robert J. Hiller Professor; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), Physics; Applied Physics; Biophysics Program; Senior Research Scientist, Institute of Gerontology
Research Interests: Laser spectroscopy, Optical physics, Condensed matter physics, Biophysics, Quantum Computing.
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Quantum Science and Technology; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology.
Areas of Specialty: Ultrafast Optics; Quantum Optics and Information; Nanophotonics; Biophotonics; Integrated Photonics and Optoelectronics with Quantum Confined Heterostructures; Nanotechnology and Nanofabrication.
 
 
Fred Terry
Division: ECE
Address: 2308 EECS
Phone: (734) 763-9764
Fax: (734) 763-9324
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Degree: Ph.D. MIT
Title: Director, College of Engineering First Year Programs; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics
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.
 
 
Zhaohui Zhong
Division: ECE
Address: 2241 EECS
Phone: (734) 647-1953
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Degree: Ph.D., Harvard
Title: Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
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 Technology; 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).