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Automatic control systems


Barmish, B. Ross - Professor
Uncertain dynamical systems, applied mathematics, feedback control systems, robustness of systems, computational complexity, applied probability, optimization and convexity, modelling of financial markets

Cobb, Daniel - Associate Professor
Analog and digital control theory, robust control of high bandwidth systems, singular perturbation theory, singular dynamical systems

DeMarco, Christopher L. - Grainger Professor of Power Engineering
Control systems, power systems; electric power system stability; nonlinear dynamics; computational complexity in computer-aided control analysis
Power Systems Engineering Research Center, Wisconsin Power Electronics Research Center

Lesieutre, Bernard - Professor

Sethares, William A. - Professor
Modeling and adaptation in signal processing, acoustics, and control

Biomedical applications


Booske, John H. - Duane H. and Dorothy M. Bluemke Professor and Chair
Electromagnetic field effects: How do pulsed electric fields affect biological cells? How do electric fields affect materials' chemistry or cell metabolism? How do microwaves propagate in and get absorbed by biological tissues and how do nano-particles alter this? How do surface imperfections affect millimeter- and terahertz-wave absorption in conductors? Microwave vacuum electronics: What fundamental advances in cathodes, materials and electromagnetic design enable us to generate higher power at high frequencies with higher efficiency yet smaller devices? What strategies protect sensitive electronics from harm by high power microwave fields? Innovative teaching and learning methods and instructional space design
Materials Science Program

Hagness, Susan C. - Philip Dunham Reed Professor
Bioelectromagnetics, computational electromagnetics, dielectric spectroscopy, FDTD theory and applications, microwave diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for biological and medical applications, microwave inverse scattering, nanoelectromagnetics, wideband and multi-band antennas, ultrawideband microwave breast imaging, STEM outreach , first-year engineering education (see the video about our Grand Challenges course posted on Science360)
Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center

Hu, Yu Hen - Professor, Vice-chair for Operations
Multimedia signal processing: fast algorithms, parallel VLSI architectures, and multi-processor synthesis methodology, artificial neural networks and fuzzy logic applications, computer-aided design, parallel processing
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research

Jiang, Hongrui - Lynn H. Matthias Professor in Engineering & Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor
Microelectromechanical systems, microsensors and microactuators, BioMEMS and micro-optics, microfluidics, lab on chips, biomimetics and bioinspiration
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research, Materials Science Program, UW Eye Research Institute

Ma, Zhenqiang (Jack) - Professor
High-speed RF devices and circuits, optoelectronic devices and nanophotonics; semiconductor materials processing and heterogeneous integration; flexible electronics, flexible optoelectronics and flexible photonics; energy conversion semiconductor devices; bioelectronics and biomimetics; semiconductor device physics; power electronics

Milenkovic, Paul H. - Associate Professor
Digital signal processing — acoustic analysis of speech — speech synthesis
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research, Waisman Center

Nowak, Robert D. - McFarland-Bascom Professor in Engineering
Statistical signal processing, machine learning, imaging, network science, and applications in computational biology, medicine and communications.

Shohet, J. Leon - Professor
Plasma-aided manufacturing; controlled fusion; nonlinear science; effects of vacuum ultraviolet radiation on the processing of electronic materials; biotechnology, especially biomaterials and directed differentiation of stem cells
Biotechnology Training Program, Center for Plasma-Aided Manufacturing, HSX Plasma Laboratory, Materials Science Center, Materials Science Program, Plasma Processing and Technology Laboratory, Synchrotron Radiation Center

van der Weide, Daniel - Professor
Multifunctional scanned probe microscopy, localized spectroscopy of biological and low-dimensional electronic systems, terahertz circuits and devices
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research, Materials Science Program

Van Veen, Barry D. - Professor
Statistical signal processing algorithm development and analysis; signal processing for sensor arrays; biomedical applications of signal processing; signal processing for study of brain networks from electric and magnetic field measurements; signal processing for microwave breast cancer detection, monitoring, and treatment

Willett, Rebecca - Associate Professor
Imaging and network science for extracting information from high-dimensional data corrupted by noise, missing elements or resulting from point processes, with applications to biological imaging, astronomy, and social networks

Communication, information and coding theory


Boston, Nigel - Professor
Cryptography; coding theory; biometrics; digital watermarking; applications of algebra to EE, CS, and math department.

Gubner, John A. - Professor
Ultra-wideband communications, point processes and shot noise, subspace methods in statistical signal processing, information theory.

Hu, Yu Hen - Professor, Vice-chair for Operations
Multimedia signal processing: fast algorithms, parallel VLSI architectures, and multi-processor synthesis methodology, artificial neural networks and fuzzy logic applications, computer-aided design, parallel processing
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research

Nowak, Robert D. - McFarland-Bascom Professor in Engineering
Statistical signal processing, machine learning, imaging, network science, and applications in computational biology, medicine and communications.

Sayeed, Akbar M. - Professor
Wireless communications, wireless sensing, multipath channels, multi-dimensional communication theory, multi-dimensional signal representations, statistical signal processing, information theory, learning theory, and applications in networked communication and sensing

Sethares, William A. - Professor
Modeling and adaptation in signal processing, acoustics, and control

Van Veen, Barry D. - Professor
Statistical signal processing algorithm development and analysis, signal processing for sensor arrays, biomedical applications of signal processing, signal processing for study of brain networks from electric and magnetic field measurements, signal processing for microwave breast cancer detection, monitoring, and treatment

Willett, Rebecca - Associate Professor
Imaging and network science for extracting information from high-dimensional data corrupted by noise, missing elements or resulting from point processes, with applications to biological imaging, astronomy, and social networks

Computer architecture


Compton, Katherine - Associate Professor
Reconfigurable computer architectures — automated design for reconfigurable computing — operating system support for heterogeneous computing — systems-on-a-chip (SoCs) — VLSI computer aided design

Kim, Nam Sung - Assistant Professor
Reliable, process-variation tolerant, and low-power computer architecture and VLSI computing system design; nanoscale fault-tolerant digital circuits; circuit-microarchitecture co-design; biomimetic circuits

Lipasti, Mikko H. - Philip Dunham Reed Professor
Computer architecture, instruction-level parallelism, compiler optimization, runtime systems, operating systems 
Computer Engineering

Computer networks


Hu, Yu Hen - Professor, Vice-chair for Operations
Multimedia signal processing: fast algorithms, parallel VLSI architectures, and multi-processor synthesis methodology, artificial neural networks and fuzzy logic applications, computer-aided design, parallel processing
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research

Ramanathan, Parameswaran - Professor
Wireless and wireline networks, mobile computing, real-time systems, fault-tolerant computing, parallel processing, distributed systems

Saluja, Kewal K. - Professor
Design for testability, built-in self-test, computer architecture, VLSI design and testing, fault-tolerant computing

Zhang, Xinyu - Assistant Professor
Wireless networking, mobile systems and applications, MAC/PHY cross-layer design, software radio, smart grid networking and communications, network modeling, analysis and optimization 

Electric machines and power electronics


Han, Yehui - Assistant Professor
Power electronics and renewable energy; flexible AC transmission system (FACTS); electromechanical energy conversion; RF, analog and digital electronics
Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium

Jahns, Thomas M. - Grainger Professor of Power Electronics and Electrical Machines
Power electronics, electric machines and actuators, adjustable-speed drives, brushless motor drives and generators, automotive and aerospace electric systems
Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium

Ma, Zhenqiang (Jack) - Professor
High-speed RF devices and circuits, optoelectronic devices and nanophotonics; semiconductor materials processing and heterogeneous integration; flexible electronics, flexible optoelectronics and flexible photonics; energy conversion semiconductor devices; bioelectronics and biomimetics; semiconductor device physics; power electronics

Venkataramanan, Giri - Professor
Electrical power conversion, AC power flow control, design of power converters, distributed generation, power converter architecture, power converter packaging
Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium

Electromagnetic waves


Anderson, David T. - Professor
Plasmas and controlled fusion, electromagnetic fields and waves, magnet design, plasma transport and heating in toroidal systems
HSX Plasma Laboratory

Behdad, Nader - Associate Professor
Applied electromagnetics and RF/microwaves; biomedical applications of RF/microwaves; biomimetic concepts in applied electromagnetics; antennas, periodic structures, frequency selective surfaces, and phased array antennas

Booske, John H. - Duane H. and Dorothy M. Bluemke Professor and Chair
Electromagnetic field effects: How do pulsed electric fields affect biological cells? How do electric fields affect materials' chemistry or cell metabolism? How do microwaves propagate in and get absorbed by biological tissues and how do nano-particles alter this? How do surface imperfections affect millimeter- and terahertz-wave absorption in conductors? Microwave vacuum electronics: What fundamental advances in cathodes, materials and electromagnetic design enable us to generate higher power at high frequencies with higher efficiency yet smaller devices? What strategies protect sensitive electronics from harm by high power microwave fields? Innovative teaching and learning methods and instructional space design
Materials Science Program

Hagness, Susan C. - Philip Dunham Reed Professor
Bioelectromagnetics, computational electromagnetics, dielectric spectroscopy, FDTD theory and applications, microwave diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for biological and medical applications, microwave inverse scattering, nanoelectromagnetics, wideband and multi-band antennas, ultrawideband microwave breast imaging, STEM outreach , first-year engineering education (see the video about our Grand Challenges course posted on Science360)
Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center

Hitchon, William N. - Professor
Plasma processing, computational modeling, semiconductors
Center for Plasma-Aided Manufacturing, Materials Science Program

Kats, Mikhail A. - Assistant Professor
Optics and photonics; plasmonics; optoelectronics; light harvesting; device physics; nanoscale science

Ma, Zhenqiang (Jack) - Professor
High-speed RF devices and circuits, optoelectronic devices and nanophotonics; semiconductor materials processing and heterogeneous integration; flexible electronics, flexible optoelectronics and flexible photonics; energy conversion semiconductor devices; bioelectronics and biomimetics; semiconductor device physics; power electronics

Shohet, J. Leon - Professor
Plasma-aided manufacturing; controlled fusion; nonlinear science; effects of vacuum ultraviolet radiation on the processing of electronic materials; biotechnology, especially biomaterials and directed differentiation of stem cells
Biotechnology Training Program, Center for Plasma-Aided Manufacturing, HSX Plasma Laboratory, Materials Science Center, Materials Science Program, Plasma Processing and Technology Laboratory, Synchrotron Radiation Center

van der Weide, Daniel - Professor
Multifunctional scanned probe microscopy, localized spectroscopy of biological and low-dimensional electronic systems, terahertz circuits and devices
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research, Materials Science Program

Wendt, Amy E. - Professor
Plasma processing of materials, thin-film deposition, plasma etching, plasma source design, modeling and diagnostics, plasma-aided manufacturing, plasma generation, plasma-surface interaction
Center for Plasma-Aided Manufacturing, Materials Science Program

Embedded systems and reconfigurable computing


Compton, Katherine - Associate Professor
Reconfigurable computer architectures, automated design for reconfigurable computing, operating system support for heterogeneous computing, systems-on-a-chip (SoCs), VLSI computer aided design

Kim, Nam Sung - Assistant Professor
Reliable, process-variation tolerant, and low-power computer architecture and VLSI computing system design; nanoscale fault-tolerant digital circuits; circuit-microarchitecture co-design; biomimetic circuits

Networking


Boston, Nigel - Professor
Cryptography; coding theory; biometrics; digital watermarking; applications of algebra to EE, CS, and math department.

Hu, Yu Hen - Professor, Vice-chair for Operations
Multimedia signal processing: fast algorithms, parallel VLSI architectures, and multi-processor synthesis methodology, artificial neural networks and fuzzy logic applications, computer-aided design, parallel processing
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research

Nowak, Robert D. - McFarland-Bascom Professor in Engineering
Statistical signal processing, machine learning, imaging, network science, and applications in computational biology, medicine and communications.

Sayeed, Akbar M. - Professor
Wireless communications, wireless sensing, multipath channels, multi-dimensional communication theory, multi-dimensional signal representations, statistical signal processing, information theory, learning theory, and applications in networked communication and sensing

Van Veen, Barry D. - Professor
Statistical signal processing algorithm development and analysis;signal processing for sensor arrays; biomedical applications of signal processing; signal processing for study of brain networks from electric and magnetic field measurements; signal processing for microwave breast cancer detection, monitoring, and treatment

Willett, Rebecca - Associate Professor
Imaging and network science for extracting information from high-dimensional data corrupted by noise, missing elements or resulting from point processes, with applications to biological imaging, astronomy, and social networks

Zhang, Xinyu - Assistant Professor
Wireless networking, mobile systems and applications, MAC/PHY cross-layer design, software radio, smart grid networking and communications, network modeling, analysis and optimization 

Photonics


Botez, Dan - Philip Dunham Reed Professor
Active photonic crystal semiconductor lasers; quantum-cascade lasers and intersubband quantum-box lasers; high-power, spatially coherent semiconductor lasers
Materials Science Program, Reed Center for Photonics

Hagness, Susan C. - Philip Dunham Reed Professor
Bioelectromagnetics, computational electromagnetics, dielectric spectroscopy, FDTD theory and applications, microwave diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for biological and medical applications, microwave inverse scattering, nanoelectromagnetics, wideband and multi-band antennas, ultrawideband microwave breast imaging, STEM outreach , first-year engineering education (see the video about our Grand Challenges course posted on Science360)
Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center

Kats, Mikhail A. - Assistant Professor
Optics and photonics; plasmonics; optoelectronics; light harvesting; device physics; nanoscale science

Knezevic, Irena - Professor
Simulation of electronic and optoelectronic semiconductor devices; nanowire thermoelectrics, heat transport on the nanoscale; decoherence and relaxation in nanostructures; transient and high-frequency response; transport in curved 2D electron systems; solid-state-based quantum information processing
Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, Materials Science Program

Ma, Zhenqiang (Jack) - Professor
High-speed RF devices and circuits, optoelectronic devices and nanophotonics; semiconductor materials processing and heterogeneous integration; flexible electronics, flexible optoelectronics and flexible photonics; energy conversion semiconductor devices; bioelectronics and biomimetics; semiconductor device physics; power electronics

Mawst, Luke J. - Professor
III/V compound semiconductor materials and devices, metalorganic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) growth of semiconductors, semiconductor lasers
Materials Science Program, Reed Center for Photonics

Plasmas and controlled fusion


Anderson, David T. - Professor
Plasmas and controlled fusion, electromagnetic fields and waves, magnet design, plasma transport and heating in toroidal systems
HSX Plasma Laboratory

Hitchon, William N. - Professor
Plasma processing, computational modeling, semiconductors
Center for Plasma-Aided Manufacturing, Materials Science Program

Shohet, J. Leon - Professor
Plasma-aided manufacturing; controlled fusion; nonlinear science; effects of vacuum ultraviolet radiation on the processing of electronic materials; biotechnology, especially biomaterials and directed differentiation of stem cells
Biotechnology Training Program, Center for Plasma-Aided Manufacturing, HSX Plasma Laboratory, Materials Science Center, Materials Science Program, Plasma Processing and Technology Laboratory, Synchrotron Radiation Center

Wendt, Amy E. - Professor
Plasma processing of materials, thin-film deposition, plasma etching, plasma source design, modeling and diagnostics, plasma-aided manufacturing, plasma generation, plasma-surface interaction
Center for Plasma-Aided Manufacturing, Materials Science Program

Power systems


DeMarco, Christopher L. - Grainger Professor of Power Engineering
Control systems, power systems; electric power system stability; nonlinear dynamics; computational complexity in computer-aided control analysis
Power Systems Engineering Research Center, Wisconsin Power Electronics Research Center

Lesieutre, Bernard - Professor

Ludois, Daniel - Assistant Professor

Venkataramanan, Giri - Professor
Electrical power conversion, AC power flow control, design of power converters, distributed generation, power converter architecture, power converter packaging
Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium

Signal processing


Boston, Nigel - Professor
Cryptography; coding theory; biometrics; digital watermarking; applications of algebra to EE, CS, and math department.

Gubner, John A. - Professor
Ultra-wideband communications, point processes and shot noise, subspace methods in statistical signal processing, information theory.

Hu, Yu Hen - Professor, Vice-chair for Operations
Multimedia signal processing: fast algorithms, parallel VLSI architectures, and multi-processor synthesis methodology, artificial neural networks and fuzzy logic applications, computer-aided design, parallel processing
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research

Milenkovic, Paul H. - Associate Professor
Digital signal processing, acoustic analysis of speech, speech synthesis
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research, Waisman Center

Nowak, Robert D. - McFarland-Bascom Professor in Engineering
Statistical signal processing, machine learning, imaging, network science, and applications in computational biology, medicine and communications.

Sayeed, Akbar M. - Professor
Wireless communications, wireless sensing, multipath channels, multi-dimensional communication theory, multi-dimensional signal representations, statistical signal processing, information theory, learning theory, and applications in networked communication and sensing

Sethares, William A. - Professor
Modeling and adaptation in signal processing, acoustics, and control

Van Veen, Barry D. - Professor
Statistical signal processing algorithm development and analysis, signal processing for sensor arrays, biomedical applications of signal processing, signal processing for study of brain networks from electric and magnetic field measurements, signal processing for microwave breast cancer detection, monitoring, and treatment

Willett, Rebecca - Associate Professor
Imaging and network science for extracting information from high-dimensional data corrupted by noise, missing elements or resulting from point processes, with applications to biological imaging, astronomy, and social networks

Solid-state and microelectronics


Botez, Dan - Philip Dunham Reed Professor
Active photonic crystal semiconductor lasers; quantum-cascade lasers and intersubband quantum-box lasers; high-power, spatially coherent semiconductor lasers
Materials Science Program, Reed Center for Photonics

Hitchon, William N. - Professor
Plasma processing, computational modeling, semiconductors
Center for Plasma-Aided Manufacturing, Materials Science Program

Kats, Mikhail A. - Assistant Professor
Optics and photonics; plasmonics; optoelectronics; light harvesting; device physics; nanoscale science

Knezevic, Irena - Professor
Simulation of electronic and optoelectronic semiconductor devices; nanowire thermoelectrics, heat transport on the nanoscale; decoherence and relaxation in nanostructures; transient and high-frequency response; transport in curved 2D electron systems; solid-state-based quantum information processing
Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, Materials Science Program

Jiang, Hongrui - Lynn H. Matthias Professor in Engineering & Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor
Microelectromechanical systems, microsensors and microactuators, BioMEMS and micro-optics, microfluidics, lab on chips, biomimetics and bioinspiration
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research, Materials Science Program, UW Eye Research Institute

Ma, Zhenqiang (Jack) - Professor
High-speed RF devices and circuits, optoelectronic devices and nanophotonics; semiconductor materials processing and heterogeneous integration; flexible electronics, flexible optoelectronics and flexible photonics; energy conversion semiconductor devices; bioelectronics and biomimetics; semiconductor device physics; power electronics
Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, Materials Science Program, Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center, Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, UW Energy Institute, Wisconsin Center for Applied Microelectronics

Mawst, Luke J. - Professor
III/V compound semiconductor materials and devices, metalorganic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) growth of semiconductors, semiconductor lasers
Materials Science Program, Reed Center for Photonics

Shohet, J. Leon - Professor
Plasma-aided manufacturing; controlled fusion; nonlinear science; effects of vacuum ultraviolet radiation on the processing of electronic materials; biotechnology, especially biomaterials and directed differentiation of stem cells
Biotechnology Training Program, Center for Plasma-Aided Manufacturing, HSX Plasma Laboratory, Materials Science Center, Materials Science Program, Plasma Processing and Technology Laboratory, Synchrotron Radiation Center

van der Weide, Daniel - Professor
Multifunctional scanned probe microscopy, localized spectroscopy of biological and low-dimensional electronic systems, terahertz circuits and devices
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research, Materials Science Program

VLSI design automation and testing


Compton, Katherine - Associate Professor
Reconfigurable computer architectures, automated design for reconfigurable computing, operating system support for heterogeneous computing, systems-on-a-chip (SoCs), VLSI computer aided design

Davoodi, Azadeh - Assistant Professor
Automation techniques for post-silicon debug of timing errors; improving IC-CAD via algorithmic parallelism; design automation in the presence of manufacturing-induced variations; physical design and synthesis for optimizing timing, power and manufacturability
Computer Engineering

Hu, Yu Hen - Professor, Vice-chair for Operations
Multimedia signal processing: fast algorithms, parallel VLSI architectures, and multi-processor synthesis methodology, artificial neural networks and fuzzy logic applications, computer-aided design, parallel processing
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research

Kim, Nam Sung - Assistant Professor
Reliable, process-variation tolerant, and low-power computer architecture and VLSI computing system design; nanoscale fault-tolerant digital circuits; circuit-microarchitecture co-design; biomimetic circuits

Saluja, Kewal K. - Professor
Design for testability, built-in self-test, computer architecture, VLSI design and testing, fault-tolerant computing

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