Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

EECS "A" Faculty

Jacob Abernethy
Division: CSE
Title: Assistant Professor
Address: 3765 Beyster
Phone: 734-763-1560
Degree: PhD, Computer Science, UC Berkeley, 2011
Research Interests: Machine learning, game theory, decision theory, optimization, market mechanism design, and financial applications. He is particularly interested in how algorithms utilized in ML, such as those for discovering patterns in data, are strongly related to methods used in large-scale optimization, as well as strategies for hedging financial derivatives and setting prices in securities markets.
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence; Theory of Computation.
Areas of Specialty: Machine Learning; Multiagent and Economic Systems; Design and Analysis of Algorithms.

Steven Abney
Division: CSE
Title: Assoc. Professor, Information; Assoc. Professor, Linguistics; Assoc. Professor, EECS
Address: 412 Lorch
Phone: (734) 647-5588
Fax: 734-936-3406
Degree: PhD MIT
Research Interests: Natural language processing, machine learning

Mark S. Ackerman
Division: CSE
Title: George Herbert Mead Collegiate Professor of Human-Computer Interaction; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor, School of Information
Address: 3645 Beyster
Phone: (734) 763-5439
Degree: Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research Interests: Human-computer interaction, social computing, collaborative technologies, computer-supported cooperative work.
Research Areas: Interactive Systems.
Areas of Specialty: Collaborative and Social Computing.

Eytan Adar
Division: CSE
Title: Associate Professor, School of Information; Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Address: 301D West Hall
Phone: (734) 647-8028
Degree: PhD, University of Washington
Research Interests: Internet-scale systems, social network analysis, text mining, and visualization.
Research Areas: Interactive Systems.
Areas of Specialty: Temporal Informatics and Visualization.

Achilleas Anastasopoulos
Division: ECE
Title: Associate Professor
Address: 4411 EECS
Phone: (734) 615-4024
Fax: (734) 763-8041
Degree: Ph.D. University of Southern California
Research Interests: Communication theory; Information theory; Coding; Stochastic Control
Research Areas: Communications.
Areas of Specialty: Channel Coding Theory and Applications; Communication Networks and Multi-Agent Systems; Information Theory; Wireless Communication Systems.

Ella M. Atkins
Division: CSE & ECE
Title: Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering; Associate Professor
Address: 3009 FXB
Phone: (734) 615-7456
Degree: Ph.D., University of Michigan
Research Interests: Ella Atkins' research integrates task and motion planning algorithms to enable opportunistic, fault-tolerant autonomous aircraft and spacecraft flight management.

Todd Austin
Division: CSE & ECE
Title: Professor
Address: 4637 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734) 936-0370
Degree: Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison
Research Interests: Computer architecture, compilers, VLSI design, hardware modeling and verification.
Research Areas: Computer Architecture; Computer-Aided Design and VLSI.
Areas of Specialty: Multi-Core and Parallel Systems; Application-Specific Architectures; Low Power Design; Electronic Design Automation; Reliabile Circuits and Systems; Trusted Computing and Intellectual Property Protection; Runtime Correctness; Design Verification and Validation; Low-Power Circuits; Compilers/OS - Synergy with Architectures.