Faculty

Faculty Research Areas Description
Mokhtar Aboelaze
Associate Professor
Computer Networks, Computer Architecture. Computer Networks, Mobile Networks, Performance of ATM networks, Computer Architecture and Special Purpose Architecture for Image Processing.
Robert Allison
Associate Professor
 Computer Vision. Machine vision, Measurement & Analysis of Eye Movements and Measurement and Perception of Human Motion
Aijun An
Professor
 Database, Data Mining. Data mining, Machine Learning, Software Engineering, Rule induction, Case-based reasoning, applications of rule induction and object-oriented analysis and design.
Melanie Baljko
Associate Professor
 Human-Computer Interaction. Computational Linguistics and Human-Computer Interaction, specifically: computational models of human-human multimodal communicative processes; computer–mediated human–human communication; augmentative and alternative communication (AAC); computational devices for individuals with communication disorders.
Franck van Breugel
Professor
Concurrency and Verification Model checking techniques and tools for software systems with randomization; Model checking of Java code; Developing benchmarks for probabilistic model checkers.
Michael S. Brown
Professor
Computer Vision, Image Processing, Computer Graphics Computer Vision, Image Processing, Computer Graphics
Marcus Brubaker
Assistant Professor
Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Bayesian Statistics, Computational Biology Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Bayesian Statistics, Computational Biology
Gene Cheung
Associate Professor
Computer Vision, Signal Processing Graph Signal Processing, 3D Imaging.
Suprakash Datta
Assistant Professor
Bioinformatics, Computer Networks. Parallel and distributed computation, performance evaluation, network modeling, and simulation, bioinformatics.
Patrick W. Dymond
Professor
Theory. Complexity theory, parallel algorithms and architectures.
Andrew Eckford
Associate Professor
Communications networks, Information Theory. Communications networks, sensor networks, error–control coding for wireless and other difficult channels, analysis of iterative decoding algorithms.
Jeff Edmonds
Professor
Theory. Complexity, lower bounds, algorithms, combinatorics, probability theory, scheduling.
James Elder
Professor
Computer Vision. Computer vision, biological vision.
Petros Faloutsos
Associate Professor
Digital Media, Computer Graphics, Computer Animation. Virtual Humans, Crowd Simulation, Game Technologies, Serious Games, Interactive Medical Applications and Rehabilitation.
Hany Farag
Assistant Professor
Power Distribution Systems. Plug-in electric vehicles, smart grid technologies, distributed and renewable power generation in distribution systems.
Ingo Freund
Assistant Professor
Computational Neuroscience, Computer Vision, Computational Neuroscience, Computer Vision,
Ebrahim Ghafar-Zadeh
Assistant Professor
Biologically Inspired Sensor and Actuator (BioSA) technologies. Biologically Inspired Sensor and Actuator (BioSA) technologies.  In this direction, we examine novel BioSA methods by mimicking the biological micro–environments using Integrated Microelectronic Circuit, Micro–electromechanical System and Microfluidic techniques.
Parke Godfrey
Associate Professor
Database systems. Database systems.
Gerd Grau
Assistant Professor
Microfabrication, Semiconductor devices, Printed electronics, Additive manufacturing Microfabrication, Semiconductor devices, Printed electronics, Additive manufacturing
Jarek Gryz
Professor
Database systems. Database systems.
Ali Hooshyar
Assistant Professor
Power system protection, Control of renewable energy systems and smart grids. Power system protection, Control of renewable energy systems and smart grids.
Richard Hornsey
Professor
Electronic Sensors. Integrated electronic sensors, biologically inspired image sensors, low vision enhancement systems, sensors for space applications.
Jimmy Huang
Professor
Information retrieval. Information retrieval, web/text mining, health and medical informatics, natural language processing, bioinformatics, computational linguistics and digital library.
Michael R. M. Jenkin
Professor
Robotics. Mobile robotics. Computer vision. Virtual Reality.
Hui Jiang
Professor
Speech recognition, language processing, bioinformatics. Speech recognition; language processing; multimedia communications; bioinformatics.
Zhen Ming (Jack) Jiang
Assistant Professor
Software Engineering, Computer Systems. Software performance engineering, mining software repositories, debugging and monitoring of distributed systems, source code analysis, software architectural recovery and software visualizations.
Hossein Kassiri
Assistant Professor
Micro/Nanoelectronics, Medical Devices. Analog and Mixed Signal Integrated Circuit (IC) Design, Low Power Implantable/Wearable Systems-on-Chip (SoC), VLSI Signal Processing, Wirelessly-Powered Medical Sensory Systems
Henry M. Kim
Associate Professor
Blockchain Research. Blockchain Research.
Matthew J. Kyan
Associate Professor
Big Data, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Vision, Data Science, Information Systems Biologically inspired models for learning & pattern recognition; Multimedia signal processing; Rich-media search, summarization & retrieval; Knowledge-assisted visualization;
Immersive environments and mixed reality;
John Lam
Assistant Professor
Power Electronics and Energy Systems. High frequency power conversion for sustainable energy systems, power converter topologies, control techniques for power converters.
Regina S. K. Lee
Associate Professor
Nanosatellite Technologies. Nanosatellite Technologies.
Yves Lesperance
Associate Professor
Artificial Intelligence. Intelligence, knowledge representation and reasoning, intelligent agents.
Peter Lian
Professor
Biomedical sensors, Biomedical instruments and Biomedical circuits. Zero-power wearable wireless biomedical sensors, miniaturized biomedical instrumentations, ultra low power biomedical circuits and systems, and signal processing.
Sotirios Liaskos
Associate Professor
Information Systems Engineering. Information Systems Engineering.
Marin Litoiu
Associate Professor
Software Engineering. Performance modeling and evaluation, capacity planning, software engineering, adaptive and autonomous systems, web services, Internet technologies.
Burton Ma
Assistant Professor
Medical Devices.
Scott MacKenzie
Associate Professor
Human-Computer Interaction. Input devices and interactive techniques for advanced and mobile computing; human performance measurement, prediction, and modeling.
Sebastian Magierowski
Associate Professor
Electronics. Semiconductor devices, integrated circuits, and VLSI for communications and embedded systems.
Richard F. Murray
Associate Professor
Visual Perception. Visual Perception.
Uyen Trang Nguyen
Associate Professor
Computer Networks, Wireless Networking, Information Security. Mobile ad-hoc networks and wireless mesh networks: routing, multirate-aware routing, multicasting, medium access control, quality of service support, video transmission, security, transport issues, applications.
Wireless sensor networks: routing, localization, medium access control, security, applications.
Network security: authentication, key management, online social networking.
Video and multimedia applications.
Jonathan S. Ostroff
Professor
Software Engineering. Design of real–time software for reactive systems such as safety critical medical systems, nuclear plants, communication systems and robots. The use of formal methods for modeling, specification and automated verification of complex systems. CASE tools for formal methods. Software engineering.
Manos Papagelis
Assistant Professor
Big data, Data Sciences, Knowledge Representation Graph & Information Network Mining; (Big) Data Mining & Analysis; Databases & Knowledge Discovery; Recommendation Algorithms, Trust & Personalization; City Science/ Urban Informatics
Simone Pisana
Associate Professor
Nanoelectronics, nanoscale materials, magnetic materials, heat transport. Electron and heat transport in nanoscale materials and electronic devices.
Hard magnets for magnetic recording. Optical pump-probe techniques for
heat transport and materials characterization.
Afshin Rezaei-Zare
Associate Professor
Power and Renewable Energy Systems. Electromagnetic Transients in Power Systems and Equipment; Power System Resilience to Geomagnetic Disturbance (Solar Storm); Real-Time Power System Simulators Based on Wide-Area Monitoring; Power Quality and Harmonics; Microgrids and Renewable Energy Systems; Transportation Electrification
Eric Ruppert
Associate Professor
Theory. Design and analysis of algorithms and data structures for multi-process systems, in which processes communicate via shared memory, message passing or other means. Complexity lower bounds and impossibility results for such systems.
Ali Sadeghi-Naini
Assistant Professor
Artificial Intelligence, Biomedical Engineering. Quantitative Imaging and Biomarkers; AI and Machine Learning for Precision Medicine; Radiomics and Theranostics; Image-Guided Therapeutics; Computational Biomedical Modeling
Amir Sodagar
Associate Professor
Biomedical Engineering, Micro/nanotechnology. Implantable Microsystems; Biomedical Signals, Circuits, and Systems; Integrated Circuits (ICs)
Zbigniew Stachniak
Associate Professor
Computational logic and Knowledge Representation., History of Computing. Computational logic and Knowledge Representation: methodology of automated reasoning and theorem proving systems, computer science and applied logics. Logic Programming.
Hina Tabassum
Assistant Professor
Networks. 5G/B5G wireless communications; Massive MIMO; mm-wave, Visible light Communication, Free Space Optics; Stochastic geometry, Geometric Probability; Smart grid, Energy harvesting systems; Ultra-reliable, low latency communication.
George Tourlakis
Professor
Theory. Logic (classical, calculational, modal), Computability theory (computation with partial function oracles, arithmetical forcing), Complexity theory.
Nikolaus Troje
Associate Professor
Computer Vision. Visual Perception, Biological Motion, Gait Analysis, People Perception, Sensory Neuroscience, Multi-Sensory Integration, Space Perception, Virtual Reality, Embodied Cognition.
John K. Tsotsos
Professor
Computer Vision. Computational Vision with a current major focus being the modelling of visual attention.
Vassilios Tzerpos
Assosiate Professor
Software Engineering. Software engineering, in particular, software maintenance, reverse engineering and software clustering.
Ruth Urner
Assistant Professor
Machine Learning, Big Data. Machine Learning, Big Data.
Natalija Vlajic
Assosiate Professor
Information Security, Mobile/Wireless Communications Mobile/Wireless Communications, Pattern Recognition, Optimization and Game Theory.
Graham Wakefield
Assistant Professor
Interactive Information Visualization. Interactive Information Visualization.
Ping Wang
Associate Professor
Networks. Wireless communications and networking.
Richard Wildes
Associate Professor
Computer Vision. Computational vision and allied areas of image processing, robotics and artificial intelligence.
Jia Xu
Associate Professor
Real-time systems Real–time systems, including real–time operating systems, real–time database systems, real–time communication systems, real–time embedded systems.
Xiaohui Yu
Associate Professor
Database systems. Database systems.