ECSE Faculty

Alhussein Abouzeid
Computer Networks, Networked Systems, IoT, Smart Grid, Vehicular Networks
Ishwara Bhat
Type II-VI Semiconductors, CdTe, ZnTe, hBN and other , Epitaxial Films
Tianyi Chen
Assistant Professor
Machine Learning, Optimization, Signal Processing, Wireless Networks
Joe Chow
Institute Professor
Web simulator, Voltage-sourced, Voltage stability analysis, Voltage and power dispatch, UPFC, Sensitivity analysis, Rated-capacity operation, Loadflow models, IPFC, GUPFC, FACTS controllers, EPRI, Dynamic models, Dispatch strategies, Damping control, CSC, Converter based, Computational tools
Paul Chow
Semiconductor Power Devices and ICs, Wide Bandgap Semiconductors, Semiconductors, Electronics and Circuits
W Randolph Franklin
parallel computing, computational geometry, geographic information science, computer aided design, efficient algorithms for large geometric datasets, modeling terrain, quantum computing
Mona Hella
High speed circuits for wireless/optical transceivers, Millimeter wave and THz integrated circuits, biomedical and energy harvesting interface ICs
Rena Huang
Associate Professor
optoelectronic devices, integration and packaging, 3-D integrated microsystems, lightwave circuits, integrated slow wave structures, photodetectors, electro-optic modulators, laser diodes
Qiang Ji
Computer Vision, Probabilistic Graphical Models, Machine Learning, Affective Computing, Human Behavior and State Modeling, Monitoring, and Recognition , Natural Human and Machine Interactions , Active Information Fusion for Situation Awareness and Decision Making under Uncertainty
Agung Julius
Control, Robotics, and Automation
Junichi Kanai
Professor of Practice
Koushik Kar
routing and traffic management in computer networks, congestion control and fair resource allocation, ad-hoc and sensor networks
Bob Karlicek
Director, Center for Lighting Enabled Systems & Applications (LESA), Co-Director, Institute for Energy, the Built Environment, and Smart Systems (EBESS), and Professor
Advanced lighting systems, Advanced display technologies, Lighting and biological applications, Advanced sensor technology, Internet of Things, Optoelectronics
Russell Kraft
Sr. Lecturer
embedded systems and control education, electronic manufacturing inspection, high-speed digital circuits
Liu Liu
Assistant Professor
Computer Architecture, Machine Learning Systems
James Lu
Professor, Curriculum Chair, IEEE Fellow
Semiconductor Technologies:, 3D-ICs, Heterogeneous Integration (HI), Smart System Hyper-Integration;, Hybrid Bonding, TSV, Chiplet Assembly, Glass Interposer, Advanced Packaging, Reliability;, Modeling/Simulation, Power & Signal Integrity;, Nano-Micro-electronics, Materials, Devices, Fabrication & Integration;, THz Devices, Power Devices, Neutron Detectors;, Self-Assembly, LED Display.
Marty Schmidt
President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Prabhakar Neti
Professor of Practice
Electrical energy systems, Electric machines, Condition monitoring and online asset management of electrical equipment
Kimberly Oakes
Control, Robotics
Santiago Paternain
Assistant Professor
Control of Dynamical Systems, Machine Learning, Optimization
Alex Patterson
Modeling and Simulation of Nanoelectronic and Photonic Devices, Multiphysics Modeling
Amelia Peterson
Solid state device physics, numerical computation, and analog and digital circuit design
Rich Radke
computer vision, video processing, human-scale, occupant-aware environments, social signal processing, video analytics, smart lighting, visual effects, radiotherapy
James Rees
Electromicrobiology, Electronic materials, Electrochemistry, Bio-assembled nanomaterials
Shayla Sawyer
optoelectronics, characterization, design, sensor development
Paul Schoch
Associate Professor and Director, Center for Initiatives in Pre-College Education (CIPCE)
plasma diagnostics, instrumentation, engineering education
E. Fred Schubert
Professor and Constellation Chair, Future Chips
Michael Shur
Patricia W. and C. Sheldon Roberts Professor of Solid State Electronics
Solid State Devices, Semiconductor Devices, Integrated Circuits
Jian Sun
Professor and Director, Center for Future Energy Systems (CFES)
Renewable Energy – Wind and PV Power Conversion, Control and Grid Integration; , High Voltage DC Transmission – Converter Technology, Control and System Stability; , Microgrids, Mobile and Autonomous Power Systems; , Wide Bandgap Power Electronics for Aerospace and Renewable Energy Applications; , Electromagnetic Interference and Power Quality Related to Power Electronics; , Modeling and Control of Power Electronic Converters and Systems
Ali Tajer
Associate Professor
Machine Learning, Information Theory
Luigi Vanfretti
electric power engineering, power systems, system identification, electrified transportation, modeling and simulation of cyber-physical systems, real-time hardware-in-the-loop simulation, synchrophasor measurements, eVTOL, electrified aircraft
Ge Wang
Clark & Crossan Endowed Chair Professor and Director of Biomedical Imaging Center
Meng Wang
Associate Professor
Machine learning, High-dimensional data analytics, Power Systems, Signal Processing
John Wen
Head, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
Robotics, Control systems, Mechatronics
Kyle Wilt
Wireless ultrasonic power transmission and digital communication , Piezoelectric transducer theory and design, Acoustic and ultrasonic wave theory, Embedded systems
Birsen Yazici
inverse problems in biomedical imaging, tomography, diffuse optical tomography, biomedical optics, free space optical communications, ultrasonics, statistical pattern recognition theory and application
Bulent Yener
Associate Director, IDEA. Director, Data Science Research Center
Tong Zhang
memory and data storage systems, computer architecture, cloud storage and computing, VLSI signal processing