Dec 06, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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J. Bao. Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Michigan; Applied Physics, Nano-engineering, solar cells.

A.T. Becker. Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Swarm Robotics: distributed robotics, human-swarm interaction, medical robotics, and motion planning.

S. R. Brankovic. Associate Professor; Ph.D., Arizona State University: Magnetic materials and sensors, nanofabrication.

L. Chang. Research Associate Professor

Ji, Chen Professor; Ph.D., U. Illinois: Microprocessor full chip-level interconnect extraction, wireless communication system on chip (SOC) interconnect characterization, computer system EMC/EMI modeling, signal integrity analysis, bioelectromagnetics with applications to MRI systems, computational electromagnetics.

Jiefu Chen. Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Duke University.

Jinghong Chen. Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

Y. Chen. Associate Professor; Ph.D., Washington University, St. Louis: Embedded reconfigurable systems, optical networks and system prototyping.

F. J. Claydon. Professor; Ph.D., Duke: Biomedical engineering.

J. L. Contreras-Vidal. Professor; Ph.D., Boston University: Cognitive and Neural Systems.

D. De La Rosa-Pohl. Instructional Faculty

R. Faghih. Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Controls, Estimation, and System Identification of Biomedical Systems; Data Science and Computational Methods for Biomedicine; Biomedical Signal Processing; Modeling Neural and Physiological Systems in Health and Disease; Brain-Machine Interface Design.

X.Fu. Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of Florida; Computer architecture; Energy-efficient computing; High-performance computing; Hardware reliability and variability; Mobile computing; Heterogeneous computing; Emerging technologies; General-purpose computing on graphics processing units (GPGPUs); On-chip interconnection network.

Z. Han. Professor; Ph.D., University of Maryland: Wireless Networking and Signal Processing.

T. J. Hebert. Associate Professor; Ph.D., USC: Image and signal processing.

D. R. Jackson. Professor; Ph.D., UCLA: Applied electromagnetics, microstrip antennas, leaky-wave antennas, high-frequency effects, periodic structures, EMI/EMC.

H. S. Krishnamoorthy. Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Texas A & M College Station: High density power converters and control for utility grid integration of renewable energy (wind, solar, etc.), data centers, electric vehicles and adjustable speed drives; power electronics and health analytics for applications involving extreme environments or critical mission profiles such as downhole and subsea.

Y. Liang. Research Assistant Professor

H. (Harry) Le.  Professor

X. Li. Assistant Professor

D. Litvinov. Professor, Vice Provost; Ph.D., Michigan: Micro/Nano fabrication.

M. Maynard. Research Assistant Professor

S. A. Long. Professor and Associate Dean Honors College; Ph.D., Harvard; PE: Applied electromagnetics and antenna design, printed-circuit and millimeter-wave radiators, microstrip and dielectric resonator antennas.

D. Mayerich. Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Texas A & M University; Biomedical imaging; Microscopy; Image processing; Parallel computing; GPU computing; Visualization and computer graphics.

H. Nguyen. Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Maryland;  Machine learning; Computer vision; Medical image processing; Deep learning; Hyperspectral image processing; Precision medicine; Cancer diagnosis; Tumor segmentation and classification; Medical image synthesis; Dictionary learning and sparse coding; Domain adaptation and transfer learning; Dimensionality reduction; Rank-constrained optimization; 2D/3D shape representation.

H. Ogmen. Professor; Ph.D., Laval; PE: Neuro-engineering,vision.

M. Pan. Assistant Professor; Ph.D. University of Florida.

S. S. Pei. Professor; Ph.D., SUNY at Stony Brook: Optoelectronic devices, compound semiconductors.

S. Prasad. Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Mississippi State University; Geo-sensing and airborne mapping systems.

K. Rajashekara. Professor, Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India; Subsea electrical and power electronics systems, power conversion and drives for industrial and transportation applications, fuel cell based power generation systems, high temperature and high power converters, power conversion and intelligent energy management for renewable electric energy delivery for an efficient electric power grid/micro grid integrating highly distributed and scalable alternative power sources.

R. Reddy. Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign; Medical Devices; Biomedical Imaging; Photonics; Image Processing; Biomedical Instrumentation; Spectroscopic Imaging; Mid-Infared and Vibrational Spectroscopy; Optical Coherence Tomography; Optical Imaging; Tomography; Inverse Problems.

B. Roysam. Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor and Chairman; D.Sc., Washington University; High Speed Computing for Image Analysis.

P. Ruchhoeft. Associate Professor, Ph.D. Houston. Nanolithography and nanofabrication, modeling of resist exposure and development, etching and thin-film deposition.

X. Shan. Assistant Professor, Ph.D.

D. Shattuck. Associate Professor and Associate Dean; Ph.D., Duke University; Well Logging.

B. R. Sheth. Associate Professor; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Cognitive neuroscience.

W. C Shih. Associate Professor; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Nanobiophotonics.

L. P. Trombetta. Associate Professor; Ph.D., Lehigh: Electrical properties of semiconductors and insulators used in electron devices, physics and electrical characterization of the metal-insulator-semiconductor system.

J. C. Wolfe. Professor; Ph.D., Rochester: Materials research, electron devices, microfabrication.

J. Wosik. Research Professor; Ph.D., Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Science, Warsaw, Poland: Design and fabrication of magnetic resonance imaging probes.

Y. Yao. Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles; Nanomaterials and nanostructures for high energy density Li-ion batteries, Low cost and large scale energy storage for electricity grid applications, Nanophotonic structures for efficient solar-to electricty and solar-to-fuel conversion, Nanstructured thin-film solar cells for light trapping, materials and device physics in polymer solar cells and thin film transistors.

W. Zagozdzon-Wosik. Associate Professor; Ph.D., Warsaw University of Technology, Poland: Semiconductor-integrated circuit-processing technology, electron devices, Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS).

Affiliated Faculty

E. A. Bering III. Professor of Physics and Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley.

W. K. Chu. Distinguished University Professor of Physics and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S., Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan; M.S., Ph.D., Baylor University.

S.L. Johnsson. Cullen Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, Mathematics and Electrical and Computer Engineering. M.S., Ph.D., Chalmers Institute of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden.

I. A. Kakadiaris. Professor of Computer Science, and Electrical and Computer Engineering; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

J . Subhlok. Associate Professor, Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering; Ph.D., Rice University.

C. Glennie. Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering Ph.D.,Geometrics Engineering, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta.

K. Larin. Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Ph.D., University of Texas Galveston.

H. Malki. Professor of Engineering Technology, College of Technology; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee.

F. Merchant. Assistant Professor of Engineering Technology.

Z. Ren. Professor of Physics; Ph.D., Chinese Academy of Sciences.

S. Shah. Associate Professor of Computer Science College of Natrual Sciences and Mathematics; Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin.

W. Shireen. Professor of Engineering Technology, College of Technology; Ph.D., Texas A&M.

G. Song. Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., Columbia University.

T. S. Tian. Assistant Professor of Psychology.

C.Yu. Assistant Professor of mechanical Engineering; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

G. Zouridakis. Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Dr. Ing., University of Rome; M.S., Ph.D., University of Houston.

Adjunct Faculty 

C. W. Chu. Temple Chair in Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Professor of Physics. B.S., Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan; M.S., Fordham University; Ph.D., University of California at San Diego.

R. J. Barton. Adjunct Assistant Professor, NASA, Senior Staff Scientist.

M. Bilgen. Adjunct Professor.

B. A. Mounir. Adjunct Professor, Microelectronics Engineering, University of Quebec at Montreal.

M. E. Brandt. Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Health Information Sciences, UT Health Science Center.

B. Godin Vilentchouk. Adjunct Assistant Professor, The Methodist Research Institute, Scientist, Assistant Member.

C. J. Hartley. Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine (Cardiovascular Sciences), Baylor College of Medicine.

K. Jamel. Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine (Cardiovascular Sciences), Baylor College of Medicine.

K. Kamel. Adjunct Professor, Texas Southern University, Computer Science Department.

M. Stanley. Adjunct Associate Professor, Industrial Consultant.

P. A. Narayana. Adjunct Professor, Department of Radiology, UT Health Science Center of Houston, Professor of Radiology and Director of Magnetic Resonance Research Operations.

J. N. Ortiz. Adjunct Professor.

A. K. Thittai. Adjunct Assistant Professor, UT Medical School - Houston.

T. T. Tran. Adjunct Assistant Professor, Texas Instruments, Embedded Hardware Systems Manager.

S. P. Tripathy. Adjunct Associate Professor, Optometry Department, University of Bradford (England)

H. Yin. Adjunct Professor.

Emeritus Faculty

E. J. Charlson. Professor Emeritus; Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon; PE: Solid-state and integrated circuits.

O. Crisan. Professor Emeritus; Ph.D., Timisoara (Romania): Power systems modeling and optimization, deregulation implementation.

B. H. Jansen. Professor Emeritus; Ph.D., Amsterdam: Biomedical signal processing, pattern recognition, knowledge-based systems, chaos theory and nonlinear modeling.

P. Y. Ktonas. Professor Emeritus; Ph.D., Florida: Bioengineering.

R. Liu. Professor; Ph.D., Jiatong (China): Subsurface sensing, well logging, RF and microwave circuits, wireless telecommunications, ground-penetrating radar, and EM tomography.

P. Markenscoff. Associate Professor Emeritus; Ph.D., Minnesota: High performance scientific computing, development of parallel algorithms for bioengineering applications, cellular automata, parallel processing.

L. S. Shieh. Professor Emeritus; Ph.D., Houston; PE: Control systems, hybrid control, self-tuning control.

J. T. Williams. Professor Emeritus; Ph.D., Arizona: Electromagnetic theory and applications.

D. R. Wilton. Professor Emeritus; Ph.D., Illinois: Computational electromagnetics, electromagnetic scattering radiation and penetration.