ECE Faculty Research Interests
Ben Miled, Zina, Ph.D., Associate Professor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
She received her Ph.D. in computer engineering from Purdue University in 1997. Her research activities include machine learning, data analytics, knowledge discovery, data models for complex systems, enterprise-wide software systems and high performance computing.
Chen, Yaobin, Ph.D., Chancellor's Professor, Director of TASI (email@example.com)
He received his Ph.D. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1988. Current interest areas of research: include connected and autonomous vehicles, intelligent transportation and safety systems, EV and HEV, and intelligent controls and robotics.
Chien, Stanley, Ph.D., Professor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
(on Sabbatical leave Fall 2019–may be contacted via email only)
He received his Ph.D. from Purdue University in 1989. His research interests are intelligent robotics & automation, intelligent robot system, transportation system safety, object-oriented programming & database and parallel computing.
Christopher, Lauren, Ph.D., Associate Professor (email@example.com)
(on Sabbatical leave Fall 2019/Spring 2020–may be contacted via email only)She received her Ph.D. from Purdue University in 2003. Research interests are 3D computer vision, 3D Machine (Deep) Learning, 3D image capture, & 3D visualization research, involving mathematical optimization. Supporting Research: IC design primarily with FPGA
dos Santos, Euzeli, Ph.D., Assistant Professor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
He received his Ph.D. from Federal University of Campina Grande/Texas A&M University in 2007. Research interests are power electronics, renewable energy, energy efficiency, and motor drive systems
El-Sharkawy, Mohamed., Ph.D. Professor and Director of IoT Collaboratory (email@example.com)
He received his Ph.D. from Southern Methodist University in 1985. His research interests include internet of things (IoT), embedded systems, autonomous embedded systems, wireless communication, digital signal processing, multimedia & image processing.
Kim, Dongsoo, Ph.D., Associate Professor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
He received his Ph.D. from University of Minnesota in 1998. Research activities include computer communication networks, wireless mobile networks, performance measurements, and real-time operating systems, Internet of Things (IoT), complex networks, data engineering and machine learning.
King, Brian, Ph.D., Associate Professor, ECE Department Chair (email@example.com)
He received his Ph.D. degress in 1990 and 2000 from University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. His research interests include information security, computer and network security, wireless security, cryptography, algorithms, and applied mathematics
Koskie, Sarah, Ph.D., Associate Professor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
He received his Ph.D. from from Rutgers in 2003. Her interests include control theory, system identification, game theory, and their applications, including biological, automotive, aerospace, and communication systems.
Lee, John, Ph.D., Associate Professor (email@example.com)
He received his Ph.D. from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2004. Current research interests include internet of things (IoT), block chain technology, systems & hardware-oriented, FPGA-assisted, or GPU-based parallel acceleration of algorithms and application.
Li, Lingxi, Ph.D., Associate Professor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
He received his Ph.D. from University of Illinois in 2008. His research focuses on the modeling, analysis, and control of complex systems; discrete event dynamic systems; intelligent transportation systems; intelligent vehicles; active safety systems; connected and automated vehicles; and human factors.
Rizkalla, Maher, Ph.D., Professor and Associate Chair (email@example.com)
He received his Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University in 1985. His research areas of interest include applied superconductivity & electromagnetics, solid state electronics, VLSI design, nano scale devices, and MEMS & NEMS.
Rovnyak, Steven, Ph.D., Associate Professor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
He received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1994. Research interests include Pattern recognition methodologies for protective relaying & for one-shot stability controls in electric power systems, distributed generator control, dynamic systems, signal processing, and pattern recognition applications.
Russomanno, David, Ph.D., Professor and Dean School of Engineering and Technology
*Due to Administrative duties, he is currently not accepting new students His interests include intelligent sensors and supporting software infrastructure, knowledge representation and inference, including Semantic Web applications, data and knowledge visualization, software engineering, logic programming applications, GIS and STEM education.
Salama, Paul, Ph.D., Professor and Associate Dean of Graduate Programs (email@example.com)
He received his Ph.D. from Purdue University in 1999. Research activities include biomedical image/data analysis, machine learning, deep learning (implemented on GPU’s), signal/image/video processing, image/video compression, image/video security and restoration/reconstruction, digital communication, error resilience and concealment
Peter Schubert, Ph.D., Professor and Director Lugar Center for Renewable Energy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
He received his Ph.D. from Purdue University in 1990. Research activities include renewable energy with hydrogen, solar, biomass; simulation, modeling, algorithms, and signal processing; space-based manufacturing; and environmental remediation.
Zhang, Qingxue, Ph.D., Assistant Professor (email@example.com)
He finished his postdoc at Harvard Medical School & Mass. General Hospital in 2018, received his Ph.D. from University of Texas at Dallas in 2013, and worked in industry for 6 years. He is interested in smart health, artificial intelligence, medical internet of things, wearable computer, embedded system, and physiological signal sensing & processing.
Adjunct Faculty Interests
Agarwal, Mangilal, Ph.D (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Interdisciplinary Research Initiatives and Micro/Nanomanufacturing - Nanoscale-based devices & systems, nanoelectronics, microelectromechanical Systems, layer-by-layer assembly (nanometer coatings) for different applications, and carbon nanotubes & applications.
Ding, Zhengming Ph.D. (email@example.com)
He received his Ph.D from Northeastern University in 2018. His research interests computer vision, machine learning.
Guo, Xiaonan, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
He received his Ph.D. from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2013. His research interests are in cyber security and privacy; security in mobile devices; IoT security, intrusion detection using WiFi for smart homes; mobile healthcare and large data analysis on mobile devices.
Izadian, Afshin, Ph.D. (email@example.com)
He received his Ph.D. from West Virginia University. His research interests are control of renewable energy systems, control of power converters, nonlinear controls and fault diagnosis, microsystems, MEMS and digital microfluidic energy conversion
Jafari, Ali, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
He received his Ph.D. from Indiana University in 1988 and is currently the IUPUI CyberLab Director. Research activities are user interface design, smart learning environments, distance learning, and intelligent agents both from conceptual and architectural perspectives.
Li, Feng, Ph.D. (email@example.com)
His research areas include: Wireless security, socially intelligent computing, cloud security, wireless mobile networks, computer & network security, and algorithms.
Liu, Hongbo, Ph.D. ( firstname.lastname@example.org)
His research areas include: Cyber Security and Privacy - Pervasive computing & smart systems, mobile computing & wireless networks, big data and cloud computing.
Luo, Xiao, Ph.D. (email@example.com)
She received her Ph.D. from Dalhousie University in 2009. Her research interests include Data science, Health informatics, Natural Language processing, machine learning, and predictive analysis
Savoy, April, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
She received her Ph.D. from Purdue University in 2008. Her research interests are in health information technology, human factors engineering, human computer interaction
Tian, Renran, Ph.D. (email@example.com)
He received his Ph.D. from Purdue University, 2013. His Research Interests: autonomous driving, cyber-human system, computational behavior modeling, cognitive psychology, and data mining and machine learning.
Zhang, Chi, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
He received his Ph.D. from University of Georgia in 2016. Research activities include high dimensional matrix low/local-rank representation, multi-omics/biomedical data integration, computational biology and bioinformatics, system biology and statistical learning.