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Li

Hai "Helen" Li

Clare Boothe Luce Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Neuromorphic computing systems Machine learning acceleration and trustworthy AIEmerging memory technologies, circuit and architecture Low power circuits and systems

Associate Chair for Educational Programs

Huettel

Lisa Gresham Huettel

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

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

Primary Faculty

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

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.

Brooke

Martin A. Brooke

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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

Brown

April S. Brown

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Brown

Kenneth R Brown

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

Calderbank

Robert Calderbank

Charles S. Sydnor Distinguished Professor of Computer Science

Carin

Lawrence Carin

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Applied statistics and machine learning

Chakrabarty

Krishnendu Chakrabarty

John Cocke Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Testing and design-for-testability of integrated circuits and systems (SOCs, 3D, manycore); microfluidic biochips and cyberphysical systems; resilient computing systems; hardware security; machine learning hardware and  neuromorphic computing systems

Chen

Tingjun Chen

Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Wireless networking, next-generation wireless and optical networks, edge cloud and computing, Internet-of-Things (IoT), mobile and embedded systems, platforms and testbeds

Chen

Yiran Chen

Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Emerging memory and storage technologies Embedded systems, CPS, edge computing, and mobile applications Neuromorphic computing, deep learning and system security Low power circuit and system

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

Cummer

Steven A. Cummer

William H. Younger Distinguished Professor of Engineering

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

Cummings

Mary "Missy" Cummings

Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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.

Daily

Shaundra Daily

Professor of Practice in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Identity-inclusive computing, Human-centered design & engineering, justice-centered STEM education

Daubechies

Ingrid Daubechies

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

Fair

Richard B. Fair

Lord-Chandran Distinguished Professor of Engineering

Research Interests: Microfluidic systems for lab-on-a-chip applications based on electrowetting technology

Franklin

Aaron D. Franklin

Addy Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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

Gehm

Michael E. Gehm

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-…

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…

Gong

Neil Gong

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Security, privacy, and machine learning. 

Gorlatova

Maria Gorlatova

Nortel Networks Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Architectures, algorithms, and protocols for emerging mobile pervasive systems and the Internet of Things. Our work crosses traditional discipline boundaries and requires thinking across multiple layers of system and protocol stacks. We are focusing on breaking the barriers for…

Gustafson

Michael Richard Gustafson II

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

Hilton

Andrew Douglas Hilton

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

Joines

William T. Joines

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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

Jokerst

Nan Marie Jokerst

J. A. Jones Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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

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

Li

Xin Li

Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Integrated circuits, signal processing and data analytics

Lipp

Genevieve Lipp

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

Litchinitser

Natalia Litchinitser

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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

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

Lynch

Jerome Peter Lynch

Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests: Prof. Lynch's research interests are in advancing cyber-physical system architectures that combine sensing, computing, and control to create intelligent civil infrastructure systems.  He is best known for his research portfolio in structural health monitoring (SHM) that allow…

Marvian

Iman Marvian

Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Quantum information and computation theory

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

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

Monroe

Christopher R Monroe

Gilhuly Family Presidential Distinguished Professor

Research Interests: quantum physics, applications in quantum information science

Crystal Noel

Crystal Noel

Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering

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.

Nowacek

Douglas Nowacek

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

Research Interests: Marine mammal behavioral and acoustic ecologyOcean noiseOffshore renewable energy

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

Pajic

Miroslav Pajic

Dickinson Family Associate Professor

Research Interests: Design and analysis of autonomous cyber-physical systems (CPS), and in particular, embedded systems, AI, learning and controls, CPS security and high-assurance autonomy, with various application domains including robotics, automotive, and medical systems

Jian Pei

Jian Pei

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Data mining, data warehousing and online analytic processing (OLAP), database systems, bioinformatics

Pfister

Henry Pfister

Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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

Reeves

Galen Reeves

Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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

Reiter

Michael Reiter

James B. Duke Distinguished Professor

Research Interests: Prof. Reiter's research interests include all areas of computer and communications security, fault-tolerant distributed computing, and applied cryptography.

Richmond

Christ D Richmond

Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Tania Roy

Tania Roy

Arriving January 2023

Research Interests: Neuromorphic computing, high-energy electronics

Rudin

Cynthia D. Rudin

Earl D. McLean, Jr. Professor

Sapiro

Guillermo Sapiro

James B. Duke Distinguished 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…

Smith

David R. Smith

James B. Duke Distinguished 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…

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

Stiff-Roberts

Adrienne Stiff-Roberts

Jeffrey N. Vinik Professor

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

Tantum

Stacy L. Tantum

Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department 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

Tarokh

Vahid Tarokh

Rhodes Family Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Foundations of AI,  Foundations of Signal Processing, Learning Representations, Transfer Learning,  Meta-Learning, Physics Infused Learning, Extreme Value Theory, Dependence Modeling, Hypothesis Testing, Sequential Analysis.

Trivedi

Kishor S. Trivedi

Hudson Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer 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

Wills

Lisa Wills

Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: I enjoy solving difficult problems surrounding computations with the goal to process large volumes of data efficiently. My research interests include computer architecture and microarchitecture, hardware-software co-designs, accelerators, and emerging application domains ―…

Younes

Rabih Younes

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

Research Interests: Wearable computing, activity recognition, context awareness, machine learning, artificial intelligence, engineering education, and Middle Eastern politics

Secondary Faculty

Abadi

Ehsan Abadi

Assistant Professor in Radiology

Carlson

David Carlson

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests: Machine learning, predictive modeling, health data science, statistical neuroscience

Curtarolo

Stefano Curtarolo

Edmund T. Pratt Jr. School Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence Materials Science; Autonomous Materials Design; Computational materials science; High-Entropy Disordered Systems; Materials for Energy Applications; Materials for Aerospace Applications. Prof. Curtarolo multidisciplinary research makes use of state-of-the…

Darnell

Dean F Darnell

Assistant Professor in Radiology

Donald

Bruce Randall Donald

James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Computer Science

Dunn

Jessilyn Dunn

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests: Use of large-scale biomedical datasets to model and guide personalized therapies.

Farsiu

Sina Farsiu

Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests: Focused on medical imaging and machine learning to improve the overall health and vision outcome of patients with ocular and neurological diseases (e.g., age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, Alzheimer, and ALS) through earlier and personalized therapy.

Finkelstein

Gleb Finkelstein

Professor of Physics

Research Interests: Five years ago, my laboratory observed superconducting current induced in the regime of the quantum Hall effect [F. Amet et al., Science 352, p. 966], which was the first observation of this kind in any material system. Last year, we reported on the observation of the chiral…

Gong

Yiyang Gong

Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests: Recording and understanding brain activity by developing novel combinations of optical microscopy and genetically encoded sensors. Using these technologies, we wish to dissect neural circuit function and investigate how neural activity drives complex behaviors.

Grill

Warren M. Grill

Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests: Neural engineering and neural prostheses and include design and testing of electrodes and stimulation techniques, the electrical properties of tissues and cells, and computational neuroscience with applications in restoration of bladder function, treatment of movement disorders…

Henao

Ricardo Henao

Associate Professor in Biostatistics & Bioinformatics

Horstmeyer

Roarke Horstmeyer

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests: Computational optics, machine learning, and designing new algorithms for image processing. A main focus is to improve how we capture and use images of microscopic phenomena within a range of biomedical contexts. In general, I like to create new optical devices that can improve…

Huang

Tony Jun Huang

William Bevan Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Research Interests: Acoustofluidics, microfluidics, lab-on-a-chip, biomedical micro-electro-mechanical systems (BioMEMS), optofluidics, plasmofluidics.

Izatt

Joseph A. Izatt

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

Research Interests: Biomedical optics and spectroscopy, coherence-based imaging and microscopy, novel instrumentation for minimally invasive medical diagnostics, and real-time image-guided robotic microsurgery.

Lafata

Kyle Jon Lafata

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology

Research Interests: Biomedical imaging, image processing, computer vision, computational pathology, applied analysis of stochastic differential equations, high dimensional data analysis, feature engineering, adaptive imaging, multi-scale data fusion, Uncertainty Quantification

Lebeck

Alvin R. Lebeck

Professor of Computer Science

Research Interests: Accelerating Statistical Machine LearningNovel computer architectures targeted at machine learning problems that rely on Markov Chain Monte Carlo techniques and probabilistic computing in general. Multicore/multiprocessor and Distributed Systems (including data centers)Cache…

Lo

Joseph Yuan-Chieh Lo

Professor in Radiology

Maggs

Bruce Maggs

Pelham Wilder Distinguished Professor of Computer Science

Mazurowski

Maciej A Mazurowski

Associate Professor in Radiology

Medeiros

Felipe Medeiros

Joseph A.C. Wadsworth Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology

Pearson

John Pearson

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics

Peterchev

Angel V Peterchev

Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Reif

John H. Reif

A. Hollis Edens Distinguished Professor of Computer Science

Samei

Ehsan Samei

Reed and Martha Rice Distinguished Professor of Radiology

Wang

Yun Wang

Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Xu

Jiaming Xu

Associate Professor of Business Administration

Research Interests: Network science, machine learning, high-dimensional statistical inference, information theory, optimization, stochastic systems, game theory, communications and networking

Yang

Xiaowei Yang

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Zavlanos

Michael Zavlanos

Yoh Family Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Research Interests: Control theory, optimization, and learning; in particular, robotics and autonomous systems, networked and distributed control systems, and cyber-physical systems.

Research Faculty

Amsden

Jason Amsden

Associate Research Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: My area of interest is in the application of computational and compressive techniques to improve spectroscopic instrument design. Spectroscopic measurements are a convolution of the instrument response and the desired spectrum. Conventional spectroscopic instruments are designed…

Bradbury

Kyle Bradbury

Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Di Martino

Juan Matias Di Martino

Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Greenberg

Joel Alter Greenberg

Associate Research Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Computational sensing with a focus on novel, physics-based measurement techniques for practical applications.  Primarily focused in the electromagnetic/optical spectrum ranging from ELF through visible and hard X-rays, with applications to security, non-destructive testing, and…

Grego

Sonia Grego

Associate Research Professor in theDepartment of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Kozhanov

Alexander Y. Kozhanov

Associate Research Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Maccarini

Paolo F Maccarini

Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Mainsah

Boyla Octavie Mainsah

Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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

Stoner

Brian R. Stoner

Research Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Adjunct Faculty

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

Firouzi

Farshad Firouzi

Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Goss

John Charles Goss

Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Jay Lawrence Hineman

Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Mary Knox

Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Nathan Kundtz

Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Lee

Benjamin C Lee

Adjunct 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

Morizio

James Morizio

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Mixed-Signal CMOS circuit design, layout and testing Bioelectronic circuits for wireless neural interfaces: Recording and Stimulation Sigma Delta ADC and DACs architecture and circuit design Ultrasound Pre-Amplifier and multiplexing Liquid Crystal on Silicon (LCOS) Pixel driver…

Qiu

Joe X Qiu

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Rindos

Andrew Rindos

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Rogers

Brian M Rogers

Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Evan Runnerstrom

Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Wang

Patrick Wang

Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Wilson

Blake Shaw Wilson

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences

Entrepreneur in Residence

Vamsee K Pamula

Vamsee K Pamula

Research Interests: Development of inexpensive and accessible newborn screening and pediatric diagnostic products

Emeritus Faculty

Brady

David J. Brady

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

Research Interests: Professor Brady's research focuses on "smart cameras" which use artificial intelligence to increase the amount of visual information captured and to render this information useful. In 2012 his group built the world's first gigapixel camera, his work today focuses on making…

Casey

H. Craig Casey

Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Marinos

Peter N. Marinos

Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering