Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Marios Papaefthymiou
Division: CSE & ECE
Title: Chair, Computer Science and Engineering; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Address: 3713 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734) 764-8504
Fax: (734) 763-1260
Degree: Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research Interests: Energy-efficient high-performance computers, VLSI and computer-aided design, algorithms, parallel and distributed computing.
Research Areas: Computer Architecture; Computer-Aided Design and VLSI.
Areas of Specialty: Low Power Design; Electronic Design Automation; Verification, Testing and Physical Design; VLSI Design.

Dimitris Pavlidis
Division: ECE
Title: Adjunct Professor
Degree: Ph.D. U-Newcastle
Research Interests: Heterostructure devices and monolithic integrated circuits for high-speed and millimeter-wave applications, device design, technology and characterization, MOVPE growth of III-V materials

Becky (R. L.) Peterson
Division: ECE
Title: Assistant Professor
Address: 2302 EECS
Phone: (734)615-3105
Fax: (734)763-9324
Degree: Ph.D., Princeton University
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; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology.
Areas of Specialty: MEMS Technology and Packaging; Nanotechnology and Nanofabrication; Materials for Solid State Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices; Power Sources and Energy Harvesting.

Seth Pettie
Division: CSE
Title: Associate Professor; Morris Wellman Faculty Development Assistant Professor
Address: 3628 Beyster
Phone: (734) 615-4210
Fax: (734) 763-1260
Degree: University of Texas at Austin
Research Interests: Optimization algorithms, data structures, parallel and distributed computing, graph theory, and combinatorics.
Research Areas: Theory of Computation.
Areas of Specialty: Design and Analysis of Algorithms; Parallel and Distributed Computation.

Jamie D. Phillips
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Division: ECE
Title: Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, EECS; Associate Chair of Undergraduate ECE Affairs; Professor of Applied Physics (courtesy)
Address: 2405 EECS
Phone: (734) 764-4157
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Degree: Ph.D. University of Michigan
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).

Leland E. Pierce
Division: ECE
Title: Associate Research Scientist
Address: 3237 EECS
Phone: (734) 763-3157
Fax: (734) 647-2106
Degree: Ph.D. U-Michigan
Research Interests: Development of image processing techniques for radar remote sensing, Scattering models for natural targets

Kevin Patrick Pipe
Division: ECE
Title: Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Assistant Professor of ECE (courtesy)
Address: 2146 GG Brown
Phone: (734) 763-6624
Fax: (734) 647-3170
Degree: Ph.D. MIT
Research Interests: Microscale heat transfer, especially related to electronic and optoelectronic devices; thermoelectric energy conversion; scanning probe techniques; photovoltaic energy conversion; organic and hybrid organic/inorganic devices.

Martha Pollack
Division: CSE
Title: Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor, Computer Science and Engineering; Professor, School of Information
Address: 3052 Fleming Administration Bldg.
Phone: 734-763-1282
Degree: Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
Research Interests: Artificial intelligence, planning and execution, agent-based systems, computational models of rationality
Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence.
Areas of Specialty: Constraint-based Reasoning; Assistive Technology.

S. Sandeep Pradhan
Division: ECE
Title: Associate Professor
Address: 4240 EECS
Phone: (734) 764-5215
Degree: Ph.D. UC Berkeley
Research Interests: Distributed compression, sensor networks, informationtheory, channel coding, and multirate signal processing.
Research Areas: Communications; Signal and Image Processing.
Areas of Specialty: Channel Coding Theory and Applications; Communication Networks and Multi-Agent Systems; Information Theory; Wireless Communication Systems; Source Coding and Compression; Signal Processing for Sensing and Sensor Networks.

Atul Prakash
Division: CSE
Title: Professor
Address: 4741 Beyster Bldg.
Phone: (734) 763-1585
Fax: (734) 763-8094
Degree: Ph.D. UC-Berkeley
Research Interests: security policy management, software infrastructure to support collaborative work, privacy in pervasive computing, intrusion detection, group security, operating system security, scientific collaboratories.
Research Areas: Software Systems.
Areas of Specialty: Operating Systems and Distributed Systems; Security and Privacy; Mobile and Cloud Computing.