Microelectronics, Photonics and Nanotechnology Faculty

Primary Faculty

David J. Brady

David J. Brady

Michael J. Fitzpatrick Professor of Photonics in the Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School of Engineering

Research Interests: DISP uses joint design of physical sampling and digital processing strategies to develop high performance sensor systems. DISP builds instruments for visible, infrared, ultraviolet, x-ray, millimeter wave, terahertz, acoustic and ion imaging and spectroscopy. DISP has made particular contributions...

Martin A. Brooke

Martin A. Brooke

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Professor Brooke's expertise is in multi-disciplinary, team-oriented collaborative research involving co-design and co-development of hybrid analog, digital, and optoelectronic information processing systems. He has conducted a research program in applications for ultra-compact optical sensors,...

April S. Brown

April S. Brown

John Cocke Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Edmund T. Pratt , Jr. School of Engineering

Krishnendu Chakrabarty

Krishnendu Chakrabarty

William H. Younger Professor of Engineering in the Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School of Engineering

Research Interests: Testing and design-for-testability of integrated circuits and systems (SOCs, 3D, manycore); microfluidic biochips and cyberphysical systems; resilient computing systems; enterprise system optimization and smart manufacturing.

Christopher Dwyer

Christopher Dwyer

Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: My group studies the design, synthesis and properties of nanostructures for future computer and sensor systems. Specifically, we use DNA self-assembly, a bottom-up fabrication technique that can be used to achieve molecular scale resolution, to build experimental devices which we then characterize...

Richard B. Fair

Richard B. Fair

Lord-Chandran Professor of Engineering in the Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School of Engineering

Research Interests: Microfluidic systems for lab-on-a-chip applications based on electrowetting technology. We are primarily focused on applications, such as a chip that extracts, purifies and amplifies the nucleic acid of sparse pathogens in blood for diagnosing sepsis, a chip to perform DNA sequencing by synthesis,...

Aaron D. Franklin

Aaron D. Franklin

Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Improving the performance and functionality of nanomaterial-enabled electronic devices. From 1D carbon nanotubes to 2D semiconducting crystals, applications include: high-performance transistors, printed sensors for IoT, biocompatible or biofunctional electronics, and low-cost printed electronics....

Michael Gehm

Michael Gehm

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jeffrey Glass

Jeffrey Glass

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: The goal of the Nanomaterials and Thin Films Lab under Glass is to improve device and instrument performance by developing novel advanced materials. Thus, the lab utilizes a variety of materials processing and characterization tools in pursuit of materials with improved properties for various...

William T. Joines

William T. Joines

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Nan Marie Jokerst

Nan Marie Jokerst

J. A. Jones Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School of Engineering

Jungsang Kim

Jungsang Kim

Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Qing Huo Liu

Qing Huo Liu

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Hisham Z. Massoud

Hisham Z. Massoud

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Professor Massoud is interested in ultrathin gate dielectrics for CMOS ULSI. His interest span the technology, phyiscs, modeling, simulation, and characterization of ultrathin-oxide MOSFETs. He has led a research program in the modeling and simulation of quantum-mechanical carrier tunneling in...

Maiken Mikkelsen

Maiken Mikkelsen

Nortel Networks Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Willie John Padilla

Willie John Padilla

Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

David R. Smith

David R. Smith

James B. Duke Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Adrienne Stiff-Roberts

Adrienne Stiff-Roberts

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Nanomaterials resulting from quantum confinement in three dimensions, known as nanoparticles or quantum dots, exhibit unique characteristics compared to conventional, bulk materials because of their small size, and because nanomaterials can be tailored to exhibit desired properties by controlling...

Secondary Faculty

Stefan M Goetz

Stefan M Goetz

Assistant Professor in Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Angel Vladimirov Peterchev

Angel Vladimirov Peterchev

Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Research Interests: Angel Peterchev directs the Brain Stimulation Engineering Lab (BSEL), which focuses on the development and modeling of devices and application paradigms for transcranial brain stimulation. Transcranial brain stimulation involves non-invasive delivery of fields (e.g., electric and magnetic) to the...

Adjunct Faculty

Thomas Katsouleas

Thomas Katsouleas

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Katsouleas is a specialist in the use of plasmas as novel particle accelerators and light sources.

James Morizio

James Morizio

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: He conducts research in the areas of mixed-signal VLSI design and sub-system hardware development for biomedical instrumentation products.

Yaroslav A. Urzhumov

Yaroslav A. Urzhumov

Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Urzhumov's main focus at Duke is on engineering technologically-relevant electromagnetic and acoustic properties of such media across the spectrum, and designing device prototypes based on metamaterials. His demonstration of all-dielectric cloaking at Duke (2013), and the theoretical proofs of...