All Faculty

Department Chair

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

Associate Chair

Lisa Gresham Huettel

Lisa Gresham Huettel

Professor of the Practice in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Engineering education, pedagogy and curriculum development, applications of statistical signal processing

Primary Faculty

Tyler K Bletsch

Tyler K Bletsch

Assistant Professor Of The Practice in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Software security, robotics, project-oriented education, and datacenter efficiency

John A. Board

John A. Board

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: High performance scientific computing and simulation, novel computer architectures, cluster computing and parallel processing; ubiquitous computing.

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...

Martin A. Brooke

Martin A. Brooke

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Analog, RF, and optoelectronic circuits. Sensor interface circuits. Deployable sensor systems

Kenneth R Brown

Kenneth R Brown

Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Quantum error correction, quantum control, quantum computer architecture, ion trap quantum computing, and the spectroscopy of sympathetically cooled molecular ions

April S. Brown

April S. Brown

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

Robert Calderbank

Robert Calderbank

Charles S. Sydnor Professor of Computer Science

Research Interests: Error control codes for quantum computing, wireless communication and the internet of things, coding theory for computer architecture, signal processing, machine learning

Lawrence Carin

Lawrence Carin

James L. Meriam Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Applied statistics and machine learning

Yiran Chen

Yiran Chen

Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Nonvolatile memory and storage systems, neuromorphic computing, and mobile applications.

Leslie M. Collins

Leslie M. Collins

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Physics-based machine learning algorithms for big data, including developing remediation strategies for the hearing impaired and sensor-based algorithms for the detection of hazardous buried objects

Steven A. Cummer

Steven A. Cummer

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Theoretical and experimental electromagnetic problems related to geophysical remote sensing and engineered electromagnetic materials.

Shaundra Daily

Shaundra Daily

Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Human-centered design and engineering, affective computing, broadening participation in STEM, interaction design and evaluation for technology-rich learning environments

Ingrid Daubechies

Ingrid Daubechies

James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics and Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Wavelet theory, signal processing, machine learning, computational geometry, time-frequency analysis

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

Aaron D. Franklin

Aaron D. Franklin

James L. and Elizabeth M. Vincent Associate Professor

Research Interests: Nanomaterials in electronic devices, nanofabrication, printed electronics and internet of things (IoT), biosensing

Michael E. Gehm

Michael E. Gehm

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Primarily computational and compressive sensing and measurement in all modalities (with special emphasis in Electromagnetic/Optical from RF to x-ray and all forms of Mass spectrometry), with side interests in optical physics, high-performance x-ray simulation, and rapid-...

Jeffrey Glass

Jeffrey Glass

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Electronic materials and the associated devices/instruments improved by these materials, especially electrode applications in miniature mass spectrometry, energy conversion and storage and liquid waste disinfection for developing regions. Electrochemical measurements and...

Maria Gorlatova

Maria Gorlatova

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Internet of Things; mobile systems; pervasive computing; edge computing; wireless and mobile networking

Michael Richard Gustafson

Michael Richard Gustafson

Associate Professor of the Practice of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Computational methods for image analysis and information extraction, discrete event simulations, curriculum development and deployment

Kris Hauser

Kris Hauser

Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Robot motion planning and control, semiautonomous robots, and integrating perception and planning

Andrew Douglas Hilton

Andrew Douglas Hilton

Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Computer architecture, specifically architectural support for security and energy-efficient performance

William T. Joines

William T. Joines

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Electromagnetic field and wave interactions with materials and structures

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

Research Interests: Quantum Computing with Trapped Ions, Quantum Information Science, Novel Photonic Devices, Application of Quantum Computers

Jeffrey L. Krolik

Jeffrey L. Krolik

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Physics-based and statistical signal processing, sensor array processing, radar and sonar systems, pervasive distributed processing

Benjamin C Lee

Benjamin C Lee

Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Computer architecture and systems, energy efficiency, performance modeling, and algorithmic economics for resource management; policy for environmentally sustainable information technology infrastructure

Hai "Helen" Li

Hai "Helen" Li

Clare Boothe Luce Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Brain-inspired computing systems and neuromorphic design, memory design and architecture based on conventional and emerging technologies, and device/circuit/architecture co-design for low power and high performance.

Xin Li

Xin Li

Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Integrated circuits, signal processing and data analytics

Natalia Litchinitser

Natalia Litchinitser

Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Nanophotonics; Photonic Metamaterials; Nonlinear Optics; Fiber Optics; Photonic Crystal Fibers

Qing Huo Liu

Qing Huo Liu

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Computational electromagnetics and acoustics; inverse problems, and their application in geophysics, nanophotonics, and biomedical imaging

Iman Marvian

Iman Marvian

Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Quantum information and computation theory

Hisham Z. Massoud

Hisham Z. Massoud

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Ultrathin gate dielectrics for CMOS ULSI – the technology, physics, modeling, simulation, and characterization of ultrathin-oxide MOSFETs

Maiken Mikkelsen

Maiken Mikkelsen

James N. and Elizabeth H. Barton Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Quantum nanophotonics, plasmonics, light-matter interactions in artificially structured nanoscale materials, hybrid molecular-scale materials and spin phenomena in the solid state

Loren W. Nolte

Loren W. Nolte

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Bayesian approach to signal detection, classification, estimation, tracking and decision and sensor fusion. Applications in ocean acoustics, and in medical imaging for cancer research.

Douglas Nowacek

Douglas Nowacek

Randolph K. Repass and Sally-Christine Rodgers University Associate Professor of Conservation Technology in Environment and Engineering

Research Interests: Link between acoustic and motor behavior in marine mammals, specifically, how they use sound in ecological processes. Development of tools for marine conservation research

Willie John Padilla

Willie John Padilla

Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Theoretical and experimental investigation of electromagnetic metamaterials and metasurfaces, and their application to imaging and sensing at microwave, terahertz, and infrared frequencies

Miroslav Pajic

Miroslav Pajic

Nortel Networks Assistant Professor in the Pratt School of Engineering

Research Interests: Design and analysis of cyber-physical systems (CPS), in particular, embedded systems, distributed/networked control systems, CPS security, and high-confidence medical systems

Henry Pfister

Henry Pfister

Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Information theory, communications, probabilistic graphical models, machine learning, and deep neural networks

Galen Reeves

Galen Reeves

Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Information theory, high-dimensional statistical inference, statistical signal processing, compressed sensing, machine learning

Cynthia D. Rudin

Cynthia D. Rudin

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Research Interests: Machine learning, interpretability and transparency of predictive models, causal inference, energy, criminal justice, healthcare

Guillermo Sapiro

Guillermo Sapiro

James B. Duke Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Image and video processing, computer vision, computer graphics, computational vision, biomedical imaging, brain imaging, cryo-tomography of viruses, computational tools in cryo-tomography, computational tools in early diagnosis of psychiatric disorders, differential geometry and...

David R. Smith

David R. Smith

James B. Duke Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Theory, simulation and demonstration of novel electromagnetic metamaterials across the spectrum, from microwave through optical. Applications of metamaterials for antennas and imaging devices, with a focus on security imaging and satellite imaging. General studies on advanced...

Daniel J. Sorin

Daniel J. Sorin

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Computer architecture, designing microarchitectures so that they are easier to verify, improving computer system fault tolerance, developing memory systems for multicore processors, and designing special-purpose accelerators

Adrienne Stiff-Roberts

Adrienne Stiff-Roberts

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Thin-film deposition, MAPLE, hybrid perovskites, hybrid nanocomposites, organic thin films

Stacy L. Tantum

Stacy L. Tantum

Bell-Rhodes Associate Professor of the Practice of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Signal detection and estimation theory, statistical signal processing, pattern recognition and machine learning, remote sensing, matched-field processing, and ocean acoustics.

Vahid Tarokh

Vahid Tarokh

Rhodes Family Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Representation, modeling, inference and prediction from data

Kishor S. Trivedi

Kishor S. Trivedi

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

Research Interests: Markov models, Fault trees, Stochastic Petri nets, Reliability Modeling, Availability Modeling, Performability modeling, Survivability modeling, Cyber Security, Software reliability, Software Fault Tolerance, Software Aging and Rejuvenation

Rabih Younes

Rabih Younes

Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Wearable computing, activity recognition, and engineering education

Secondary Faculty

Alberto Bartesaghi

Alberto Bartesaghi

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Research Interests: Computational methods for protein structure determination by cryo-electron microscopy; image processing; computer vision and parallel computing

Jeffrey Beck

Jeffrey Beck

Assistant Professor of Neurobiology

Research Interests: Neural coding and computation; non-linear latent state space models of neural networks

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Kyle Bradbury

Lecturing Fellow in the Duke University Energy Initiative

Research Interests: Solving energy problems using machine learning and statistical modeling

Mary "Missy" Cummings

Mary "Missy" Cummings

Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Research Interests: Human-unmanned vehicle interaction, human-autonomous system collaboration, human-systems engineering, public policy implications of unmanned vehicles, and the ethical and social impact of technology.

Stefano Curtarolo

Stefano Curtarolo

Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Research Interests: Computational materials science. Materials for energy applications. Artificial intelligence methods to materials genomics.

Bruce Randall Donald

Bruce Randall Donald

James B. Duke Professor of Computer Science

Sina Farsiu

Sina Farsiu

Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests: Image processing, biophotonics, deep learning, computer vision, ophthalmology, vision science, biomedical imaging, data science, statistical signal processing, super-resolution, adaptive optics, and compressive sensing

Stefan M Goetz

Stefan M Goetz

Assistant Professor in Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Yiyang Gong

Yiyang Gong

Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests: Developing and employing optical microscopy and genetically encoded tools to study brain circuitry by recording, perturbing, and controlling brain activity

Warren M. Grill

Warren M. Grill

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests: Neural engineering and neuromodulation, including design and testing of electrodes and methods for selective stimulation, development and application of computational approaches for analysis and design of stimulation paradigms, and physiological and translational studies of...

Katherine Heller

Katherine Heller

Assistant Professor of Statistical Science

Ricardo Henao

Ricardo Henao

Assistant Professor in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

Alvin R. Lebeck

Alvin R. Lebeck

Professor of Computer Science

Research Interests: Computer Systems Engineering with a focus on computer architecture, software systems, specialized architectures, probabilistic computing, memory system, energy efficient computing, and multiprocessors

Joseph Yuan-Chieh Lo

Joseph Yuan-Chieh Lo

Professor of Radiology

Research Interests: Computer vision and machine learning for medical imaging diagnosis; radiogenomics for improved management of breast cancer; computational and physical breast models for virtual clinical trials

Bruce Maggs

Bruce Maggs

Pelham Wilder Professor of Computer Science

Maciej A Mazurowski

Maciej A Mazurowski

Associate Professor in Radiology

Angel Vladimirov Peterchev

Angel Vladimirov Peterchev

Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Research Interests: Development and modeling of devices and application paradigms for transcranial brain stimulation; projects related to power electronics, with applications in electrical energy conversion and storage

John H. Reif

John H. Reif

A. Hollis Edens Professor of Computer Science in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

Research Interests: Molecular assembly, DNA computing, robot motion planning, parallel algorithms, randomized algorithms, graph algorithms, algebraic computation, data compression, optical computation, and quantum computation.

Ehsan Samei

Ehsan Samei

Professor of Radiology

Research Interests: X-ray imaging, theoretical imaging models, simulation methods, and experimental techniques in medical image formation, analysis, assessment, and perception

Xiling Shen

Xiling Shen

Hawkins Family Associate Professor

Research Interests: Electrical modulation of peripheral nerves, big data approaches for precision cancer therapeutics and gut microbiota

Xiaowei Yang

Xiaowei Yang

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Michail Zavlanos

Michail Zavlanos

Mary Milus Yoh and Harold L. Yoh, Jr. Associate Professor

Research Interests: Networked Robots and Systems; Distributed Control and Optimization; Formal Methods and Control Synthesis; Robot Motion and Task Planning; Optimal Wireless Networking; Distributed Sensing and Estimation

Research Faculty

Jason Amsden

Jason Amsden

Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Joel Alter Greenberg

Joel Alter Greenberg

Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jordan Milton Malof

Jordan Milton Malof

Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Application of advanced machine learning and computer vision techniques to real-world problems

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Daniel L. Marks

Associate Research Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Metamaterials and Synthetic Electromagnetic Materials, Computational Imaging, Imaging System Design, Inverse Scattering, Mathematical Inference, and Optical Design

Qiang Qiu

Qiang Qiu

Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Machine learning, computer vision, pattern recognition, deep learning, biometrics applications, human activity recognition, image classification, object detection, representation learning

Brian R. Stoner

Brian R. Stoner

Research Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Adjunct Faculty

Jeffrey Derby

Jeffrey Derby

Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Adel F Fahmy

Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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John Charles Goss

Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Derek Robert Hower

Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Stephane Larouche

Stephane Larouche

Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Xuejun Liao

Xuejun Liao

Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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.

Joe X Qiu

Joe X Qiu

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jeremiah J. Remus

Jeremiah J. Remus

Adjunct Assistant Research Professor

Brian M Rogers

Brian M Rogers

Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Joshua Stohl

Joshua Stohl

Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Signal processing for hearing aids and auditory prostheses, computational modeling of the auditory periphery, and the use of intracochlear and cortical evoked potentials in the development and refinement of methods for coding sound for users of cochlear implants.

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...

Patrick Wang

Patrick Wang

Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Blake Shaw Wilson

Blake Shaw Wilson

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Surgery

Research Interests: Signal processing and neural prostheses.

Instructor

Genevieve Lipp

Genevieve Lipp

Instructor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Emeritus Faculty

H. Craig Casey

H. Craig Casey

Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Rhett T. George

Rhett T. George

Assistant Professor Emeritus

Peter N. Marinos

Peter N. Marinos

Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Dean E. McCumber

Dean E. McCumber

Emeritus Visiting Professor

Paul P. Wang

Paul P. Wang

Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering