Research in Electrical Engineering

The Electrical Engineering Department is a key resource to provide world-class education and research to high-quality students by distinguished faculty.

The faculty are engaged in the following disciplinary research areas:

Electrical Power Systems, Microgrids, Power Conversion and Control, Energy Storage

Dr. Ali Davoudi. Power electronics-based systems, energy conversion, renewable energy systems, Smart Grids, energy storage.

Dr. Rasool Kenarangui. Electric power distribution systems, radiation detectors based on nanocomposite scintillators for gamma-ray radiation and radiation, hardened robotics for sampling and rescue.

Dr. Wei-Jen Lee. Power system operations and simulations, stability analysis and control, load flow, surge protection and arc flash safety.

Dr. Ramtin Madani. Electrical Power Systems, Microgrids, Power Conversion and Control, Energy Storage.

Dr. David A. Wetz. Pulsed power, high voltage engineering, electromagnetic propulsion, energy storage, Smart Grids.

Sensors and Robotics, Teaming Robots

Dr. Zeynep Çelik-Butler. Microelectromechanical systems, Infrared detectors, Noise in semiconductor and superconductor devices, and High Tc-superconductivity.

Dr. Frank L. Lewis. Feedback control systems (nonlinear process, adaptive, optimal, intelligent, and robust), cooperative multi-agent systems, robotics.

Dr. Yan Wan. Decentralized control, cyber-physical systems, large-scale dynamical networks, stochastic network modeling and analysis, airborne networking, air traffic flow management, sensor networking, systems biology.

Quantum Optics, Nanophotonics, Optical Amplification

Dr. Kambiz Alavi. Physics and applications of heterostructures, nonlinear optics, optical imaging.

Dr. Catrina Coleman. Photonic integration, semiconductor optoelectronic devices, diode lasers, mode-locked lasers

Dr. James Coleman. Semiconductor lasers, integrated photonics, quantum nanostructures, nanomaterials, epitaxial growth, compound semiconductors

Dr. Robert Magnusson. Periodic nanostructures, nanolithography, nanophotonics, nanoelectronics, nanoplasmonics, optical bio- and chemical sensors, nanofabrication, integrated nanoscale devices.

Dr. Yuze (Alice) Sun. Biophotonics, optical biomedical and chemical sensing, microfluidics/optofluidics, point-of-care diagnostics, bioinstrumentation, bio-inspired engineering.

Dr. Michael Vasilyev. Nonlinear and quantum optics, optical communication systems and devices, nanophotonics.

Dr. Weidong Zhou. Optoelectronic materials and devices, Nanophotonics and silicon photonics.

Implantable Sensors and Systems, Nano-Biosensors

Dr. Zeynep Çelik-Butler. Microelectromechanical systems, Infrared detectors, Noise in semiconductor and superconductor devices, and High Tc-superconductivity.

Dr. Sungyong Jung. Analog and mixed-signal integrated circuit design, RF IC design, IC design for ultra-wide bandwidth wireless communications, systems-on-a chip implementation.

Dr. Robert Magnusson. Optical bio- and chemical sensors, periodic nanostructures, nanolithography, nanophotonics, nanoelectronics, nanoplasmonics, nanofabrication, integrated nanoscale devices.

Dr. Chenyun Pan. Beyond-CMOS Nanoelectronic devices and interconnects exploration, neuromorphic circuit design for deep learning applications, nonvolatile memory design, VLSI system design, hardware security.

Dr. Yuze (Alice) Sun. Biophotonics, optical biomedical and chemical sensing, microfluidics/optofluidics, point-of-care diagnostics, bioinstrumentation, bio-inspired engineering.

Opportunistic Sensing, Radar and Wireless Sensor Networks

Dr. Jonathan Bredow. Remote sensing, radar, microwave circuits, antennas, electromagnetics.

Dr. W. Alan Davis. Microwave component design; microwave semiconductor circuit design.

Dr. Qilian Liang. Sensor networks, wireless networks, wireless communications, signal processing for communications, fuzzy logic systems and applications, collaborative and distributed signal processing.

Dr. Ioannis D. Schizas. Statistical Signal Processing, Wireless Sensor Networks, Data Dimensionality Reduction.

Dr. Saibun Tjuatja. Remote sensing, wireless communications, numerical techniques for electromagnetics.

Signal Processing and Machine Learning

Dr. Venkat Devarajan. Image processing, virtual reality and digital photogrammetry.

Dr. Ramtin Madani. Electrical power systems, microgrids, power conversion and control, energy storage.

Dr. Michael T. Manry. Neural networks, deep learning, statistical pattern recognition, statistical signal processing, feature extraction and selection.

Dr. Kamisetty R. Rao. Digital signal and image processing. Data compression by various techniques for digital transmission or storage of audio and video at reduced rates.

Dr. Ioannis D. Schizas. Distributed optimization and processing, data mining, machine learning, big data analytics, statistical signal processing.

Human Performance

Dr. George V. Kondraske. System performance modeling and measurement (particularly applied to the human system and its subsystems), sensor and instrumentation design, measurement system design.

Unmanned Vehicle Systems

Dr. Kambiz Alavi. Physics and applications of heterostructures, nonlinear optics, optical imaging, unmanned vehicle systems.

Administration

Dr. Diana Huffaker
Professor and Chair
817-272-3934
diana.huffaker@uta.edu

Dr. Jonathan Bredow 
Professor & Associate Chair 
817-272-3472
jbredow@uta.edu

Dr. Sungyong Jung
Associate Professor & Associate Chair
817-272-1338
jung@uta.edu

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