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Acampora, Anthony

Faculty-Emeritus, ECE

Telecommunication, network systems design, wireless networks, wireless technologies.

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Aguado, Brian

Faculty, BENG

Biomaterials, tissue engineering, precision medicine, sex differences, cardiovascular disease, immunoengineering

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Alexandrov, Ludmil

Faculty, BENG

Computational Biology; Cancer Genomics; Mutagenesis; Ageing; Bioinformatics

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Alvarado, Christine

Faculty, CSE
Associate Dean for Students, Jacobs School

Curriculum and program design for computer science education, with a focus on engaging underrepresented groups. Pen-based user interfaces.

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Anderson, Mark

Faculty, MAE

Expertise in vehicle design, navigation, and control.

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Antipa, Nicholas

Faculty, ECE

Co-design of optical systems and algorithms; computational optical systems

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Arefiev, Alexey

Faculty, MAE

Computational and theoretical plasma physics with the focus on high-intensity laser-plasma interactions, high energy density physics, and kinetic plasma phenomena; Numerical algorithms for kinetic plasma simulations.

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Arrhenius, Gustaf O.S.

Faculty-Affiliate, ECE

Astrobiology, origin of life, organic chemistry, geochemistry, cosmochemistry, exobiology and mineralogy.

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Composite design and manufacturing technologies for large scale structures and marine applications as well as the deformation, fracture and fatigue of high temperature intermetallics.

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Asbeck, Peter M

Faculty, ECE
Faculty-Emeritus, ECE

Design and development of high-speed transistors and integrated circuits, power amplifiers and opto-electronic devices using compound semiconductor materials and heterostructures

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Atanasov, Nikolay

Other, Calit2
Faculty, ECE

Robotics, control theory, optimization, computer vision, machine learning, autonomous information collection, sensor-based planning, reactive navigation, unmanned aerial vehicles, active localization and mapping

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Baden, Scott B.

Faculty-Emeritus, CSE

High performance and parallel scientific computation.

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Bae, Jinhye

Faculty, NENG

Responsive materials, hydrogels, self-assembly, nano/microfabrication of soft materials, printable soft sensors/devices.

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Bafna, Vineet

Faculty, CSE
Faculty, CSE

Computational molecular biology, bioinformatics, proteomics, approximational algorithms, human genome, human proteome, protein identification, Expressed Sequence Tags (EST) analysis

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BAGHDADCHI, SAHARNAZ

Faculty, ECE

Discovery-based lab design, hands-on educational programs for K-12 students, optical engineering education, bio-optical imaging, optical trapping, light field encoding

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Bandaru, Prabhakar

Prof Emeritus, ECE
Adjunct Professor, ECE
ECE Affiliate Professor, ECE

Development and investigation of nano-materials for magnetic, semiconductor, optical, and MEMS/NEMS (micro-/nano- electro mechanical systems) devices.

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Bandeira, Nuno

Professor, CSE
Research Asst, CSE

Computational Mass Spectrometry, Bioinformatics, Proteomics, Metabolomics, Natural Products, Therapeutic molecules, Big Data science, Crowdsourcing

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Becker, Janet

Faculty, MAE

Geophysical fluid dynamics, observational nearshore oceanography, nonlinear waves

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Beg, Farhat

Faculty, MAE

Electron and proton beam generation in short pulse laser solid interactions; plasma based x-ray and neutron sources; and multi-wire z-pinch dynamics for Inertial Confinement Fusion.

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Bellare, Mihir

Faculty, CSE

Computer security focusing on authentication, encryption, and electronic payment standards that have helped secure transactions over the Internet and advance e-commerce standards.

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Benson, David

Faculty-Emeritus, SE

Computational mechanics and computer methods for solving problems in mechanical engineering.

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Machine learning, data science, structured human data

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Bertram, H. Neal

Faculty-Emeritus, ECE

Magnetic recording physics, recording materials, magnetic media, and information storage.

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Bewley, Thomas

Faculty, MAE

Research interests lie at the intersections of control and optimization theory, fluid mechanics, Navier-Stokes mathematics, high-performance computing, and robotics.

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Bharadia, Dinesh

Faculty, ECE

Communication theory, signal processing, full duplex, wireless communication systems, low-power Internet of Things, wireless imaging/sensing, and wireless networks.

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Bitmead, Robert

Faculty, MAE

Design of dynamic feedback control systems for a variety of engineering applications.

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Boechler, Nicholas

Faculty, MAE

Dynamically responsive and microstructured materials, wave propagation, nonlinear dynamics, self-assembly, granular media, metamaterials, shock and impact physics, laser ultrasonics, topology optimization, high strain rate mechanics, and soft material dynamics.

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Burkhard, Walter A.

Faculty-Emeritus, CSE

Storage system algorithms expert with interest in data layouts, disk arrays, RAID, video servers, replicated file systems.

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Buss, Samuel

Faculty, CSE
Faculty, CSE

Bounded arithmetic, proof theory and complexity, mathematical logic and behavioral logic.

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Cabrales Arevalo, Pedro

Faculty, BENG

Gas transport physiology and bioengineering design for development of next generation blood substitutes; Bioengineering microcirculation; The effect of blood substitutes on oxygen transport to tissue.

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Cai, Shengqiang

Faculty, MAE

Mechanics of Soft Materials; Electro-chemo-mechanics of Solids; Mechanics of Energy Materials;Bio-inspired Design and Bio-mechanics;  3D Fabrications

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Carter, Larry

Faculty-Emeritus, CSE

Scientific computation, performance programming, parallel computation, machine and system architecture for high performance.

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Cattolica, Robert J.

Faculty-Emeritus, MAE
Faculty, MAE

Combustion, fluid mechanics, optical spectroscopy, laser and electron beam diagnostics, molecular energy transfer, and hypersonic gas dynamics.

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Cauwenberghs, Gert

Faculty-Affiliate, ECE
Faculty, BENG

Biomedical integrated circuits and systems, micropower analog VLSI, neuromorphic engineering, computational and systems neuroscience, neuron-silicon and brain-machine interfaces, adaptive neural computation, learning and intelligent systems.

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Chandraker, Manmohan

Faculty, CSE

Computer vision, 3D reconstruction, scene understanding, autonomous driving, vision for robotics, graphics-based vision.

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Chau, Pao C.

Faculty-Emeritus, NENG

Large-scale mammalian cell culture, membrane bioreactor, cell cycle kinetics, flow cytometry.

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Chaudhuri, Kamalika

Faculty, CSE

Topics in machine-learning, in particular, clustering or unsupervised learning, online learning and privacy-preserving machine-learning.

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Chen, Jiun-Shyan

Faculty, MAE
Faculty, SE
William Prager Endowed Chair

Computational solid mechanics, multiscale materials modeling, modeling of extreme events.

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Chen, Renkun

Faculty, MAE

Renkun Chen's current research is focused on thermal transport, which plays a very significant role in both energy production and consumption. He is interested in exploiting the fundamental heat transfer science and engineering at the micro and nano scale, and developing materials and devices for thermal energy conversion, storage and management.

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Chen, Shaochen

Faculty, NENG

3D Printing and Bioprinting; Biomaterials; Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering; Organ-on-a-chip and Micro-physiological Systems; Nanomaterials and Nanomanufacturing

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Chen, Zheng

Faculty, NENG

Nanostructured materials and functional polymers for electrochemical energy and sustainable environment.

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Cheng, Chung-Kuan

ECE Adjunct Professor, ECE
Faculty, CSE

Computer-aided design, VLSI layout automation, circuit partitioning, network flow optimization, physical design of multichip modules for hybrid package.

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Chern, Albert

Faculty, CSE

Numerical analysis, differential geometry, algebraic topology, differential equations, computational mathematics 

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Chien, Shu

Faculty-Emeritus, IEM
Faculty-Emeritus, BENG

Research on how the forces of blood flow impact the cardiovascular system. His studies are leading to new understanding about the pathophysiological mechanisms of atherosclerosis and hypertension, and to the development of therapeutical approaches for cardiovascular disease.

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Christensen, Henrik

Faculty, CSE
Faculty, CSE

Robotics, policy, computer vision, artificial intelligence

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Christman, Karen

Faculty, BENG
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Welfare, Jacobs School

Regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, polymer chemistry and bio-nanotechnology, multi-scale bioengineering and biomaterial design

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Claffy, Kimberly

Faculty-Adjunct, CSE
Faculty, CSE

Computer networks, modeling, analysis, visualization, and extraction of trends in observable Internet topology, routing, and traffic behavior and implications for the future of the Internet. 

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Coimbra, Carlos

Faculty, CER
Faculty, MAE

Heat and mass transfer, stochastic modeling and forecasting, variable order methods, longwave and shortwave radiation, cloud physics; concentrated solar power.

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Coleman, Todd Prentice

Faculty, BENG

Information theory, neuroscience, machine learning, bioelectronics

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Coles, William A.

Faculty-Emeritus, ECE

Radio science/engineering, particularly the propagation of radio waves through turbulent media, with applications to solar wind physics and to radio astronomy in general.

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Conte, Joel

Faculty, SE

Structural Analysis and Dynamics, Structural Reliability and Risk Analysis, Earthquake Engineering, Damage Diagnosis and Prognosis for Civil Structures.

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Contijoch, Francisco

Faculty, BENG

Translational cardiovascular imaging techniques for advanced assessment of cardiovascular physiology and disease

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Cortes, Jorge

Faculty, MAE

Systems and control, sensor networks, game theory, adversarial networks, cooperative robotics, and geometric mechanics

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Cosman, Pamela

Faculty, ECE

Image and video compression for transmission over wireless, Internet or other telecommunications networks, image and video processing, computer vision, video quality evaluation.

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Cottrell, Garrison W.

Faculty-Emeritus, CSE

Facial recognition, neural networks, human cognition, cognitive science, computational philosophy, artificial intelligence (AI).

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Cubukcu, Ertugrul

Faculty, NENG

Nanoengineered photonic devices and sensors, plasmonics, optomechanics, optical materials, light-material interactions on the nanoscale, and two dimensional materials.

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Das, Pankaj K.

Adjunct Professor, ECE

Acousto-optics, opto-electronics, spread-spectrum communications, oversampling.

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Dasgupta, Sanjoy

Faculty, CSE

High-dimensional statistics, clustering, algorithms for finding underlying patterns in high-dimensional data, machine learning

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Davidson, Michael

Faculty, MAE

Optimization, power systems planning and operation, renewable resources assessment, infrastructure policy

 

 

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Dayeh, Shadi

Faculty-Affiliate, BENG
Faculty, ECE

Neural probe devices for the central nervous system. Nanotechnology for drug screening. Hybrid hetero-integration science and technology for electronics.

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de Callafon, Raymond

Faculty, MAE

Simulation, prediction and control of dynamic systems, theory of modeling using system identification techniques, and the interaction between modeling and control.

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Delson, Nathan

Faculty, MAE

Robotics, actuator design and control, mechatronics, medical devices, and project-based learning.

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Deutsch, Alin

Faculty, CSE

Semistructured and XML data, data security, adaptive distributed query design, and the design and optimization of query languages.

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Devaraj, Neal

Faculty-Affiliate, BENG
Faculty, BENG

Biochemistry

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Dey, Sujit

Faculty, ECE

Connected Health, Green Computing and Communications, Mobile Cloud Computing, Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics, Smart Cities and Smart Transportation, Wireless Immersive Multimedia.

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Elgamal, Ahmed

Faculty, SE

Information Technology, Earthquake Engineering, Computational Geomechanics.

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Eliasson, Veronica

Faculty, SE

Shock wave dynamics, shock, polymers, high strain rate loading.

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Elkan, Charles

Faculty, CSE

Automated reasoning, artificial intelligence, machine learning, database systems, expert systems, computational biology, and data mining.

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Engler, Adam J

Faculty, BENG

Cardiovascular and Cancer Mechanobiology

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Esener, Sadik

Professor, ECE
Faculty-Emeritus, NENG

Photonics and opto-electronics, including optical interconnects, optical data storage, biophotonics, and cancer nanotechnology

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Esmaeilzadeh, Hadi

Faculty, CSE

Computer architecture, immersive machine intelligence.

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Fainman, Yeshaiahu (Shaya)

Faculty-Affiliate, Calit2
Faculty, ECE

Applied optics and photonics, including 3-D imaging, biomedical optics, optical signal processing and nano-photonics.

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Farrar, Charles

Faculty-Adjunct, SE
Faculty, SE

Analytical and experimental solid mechanics problems with emphasis on structural dynamics.

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Fenning, David

Faculty, NENG

Solar cells and solar energy storage, defect engineering in materials for energy conversion, photoelectrochemistry, synchrotron-based X-ray characterization.

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Ferrante, Jeanne

Faculty-Emeritus, CSE

Compiling techniques that make scientific applications run faster.

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Ford, Joseph

Faculty-Affiliate, Calit2
Faculty, ECE

Physical optics system design and integration for applications in imaging, communications, and energy.

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Fraley, Stephanie

Faculty, BENG

3D matrix systems biology, digital PCR, machine learning, Raman spectroscopy, infectious disease, cancer

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Franceschetti, Massimo

Faculty-Affiliate, Calit2
Faculty, ECE

 

Information science of complex networks and systems: applications to control, computation, communication, and sensing. 

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Frazier, Michael

Grad Stu, MAE
Unclassified **, MAE
Sr Statistician, MAE
Program Mgr, MAE
Postdoc Employee, MAE
Postdoc Employee, MAE

Energy Dissipation, Elastic Wave Propagation, Phononic Materials, Mechanical Metamaterials, Multistable Materials & Structures

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Freund, Yoav

Faculty, CSE
Faculty, CSE

Computational learning theory and related areas in probability theory, information theory, statistics and pattern recognition.

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Friend, James

Faculty-Affiliate, Calit2
Faculty, MAE

Micro- and nano-electromechanical systems (MEMS/NEMS) and devices. Ultrasonics and nonlinear and physical effects of sound at the micro and nano scale. Medical microdevices. Acoustoelectric effects and surface acoustic waves (SAW) in piezoelectric materials. Biomedical instrumentation and transducers.

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Fullerton, Eric

Faculty-Affiliate, Calit2
Faculty, CMRR
Faculty, NENG
Faculty, ECE

Magnetic recording and nano-technologies; thin film and superlattice growth, interfacial and thin-film magnetism, x-ray and neutron scattering.

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Galton, Ian

Faculty-Affiliate, Calit2
Faculty, ECE

Data converters, frequency synthesizers, clock-recovery systems, digital signal processing (DSP) techniques to mitigate the effects of non-ideal analog circuit behavior in mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs) implemented in CMOS (silicon chips).

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Gao, Sicun

Faculty, CSE
Faculty, CSE

Automated reasoning; design automation for cyber-physical systems; theory of physical computing.

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Garay, Javier

Faculty, MAE
Associate Dean for Research, Jacobs School

Materials processing, nanocomposites, optical materials, magnetic materials, current activated pressure assisted densification (CAPAD)

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Gerstoft, Peter

Faculty-Adjunct, ECE
Faculty, ECE

Signal processing focused on wave propagation in acoustic, electromagnetic and seismic media with an emphasis on extracting information from noise.

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Ghazinejad, Maziar

Faculty, MAE

Development and device integration of nanostructured materials, Micro-and nano- electromechanical systems (MEMS/NEMS), Advanced Manufacturing and Microfabrication, Nanocarbon Materials and Devices, Engineering Education and STEM Pedagogy

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Gibson, Carl H.

Faculty, MAE

Theoretical and experimental studies of turbulence and turbulent mixing in the atmosphere and ocean.

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Professor Gilja’s research focuses on brain-machine interfaces (BMIs) with a specific interest in translating basic research into clinical applications. Using statistical signal processing, machine learning and real-time embedded systems, he develops BMIs that effectively use neural signals to control prosthetic devices for individuals with paralysis and neurodegenerative disease.

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Gillespie, Gary

Faculty, CSE

Lecturer in the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department at UCSD. I'm teaching my 37th version of CSE 12. Additionally, I run the Tutor Training program for the CSE Department.

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Goddard, Joe

Faculty-Emeritus, MAE
Faculty, MAE

Continuum mechanics and thermodynamics, rheology of complex fluids & granular media, bioenergetics

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Graeve, Olivia A

Faculty, MAE

Solution-based processing of nanopowders; spark plasma sinteringof materials; powder particle size distribution control and characterization; behavior of colloidal systems; morphological control of non-oxide ceramic powders; composite manufacturing; special emphasis on electromagnetic materials for sensors and energy applications.
 

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Graham, Fan Chung

Faculty-Emeritus, CSE
Faculty-Emeritus, CSE

Algorithmic design, parallel computing, communications networks, Internet computing, discrete geometry, and active compilers for the Grid.

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Graham, Ronald

Faculty-Emeritus, CSE

Computer science, Internet routing, and mathematics, including combinatorics, number theory, graph theory, discrete and computational geometry.

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Grassian, Vicki

Faculty, NENG
Faculty, NENG

Applications and implications of nanoscience and nanotechnology in environmental processes; aerosol chemistry and climate.

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Gravish, Nicholas

Faculty, MAE

Robotics, robotic and biological systems, biomechanics, locomotion, manufacturing

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Griswold, William

Faculty-Affiliate, Calit2
Faculty, CSE

Software engineering and ubiquitous computing, specializing in the construction of large, complex software systems, software design, aspect-oriented software development, mobile applications, and educational technology.

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Gudem, Prasad

Faculty-Adjunct, ECE
Faculty, ECE

Radio-frequency integrated circuits, 2G/3G/4G/5G cellular, wireless communication.

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Guest, Clark C.

Faculty-Emeritus, ECE

Neural networks, goal-directed AI, optical system design, computervision

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Gupta, Madhu

, ECE

Device noise mechanisms and noise models, thermodynamics of fluctuations.  Low-noise circuits and devices, RF microelectronics, from devices to integrated circuits and packaging.

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Gupta, Rajesh

ECE Adjunct Professor, ECE
Faculty-Affiliate, Calit2
Faculty, ECE
Faculty, CSE

Embedded systems and mobile computing, including the integration of software and hardware to make computers more portable and energy efficient ('power-aware' computing).

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Gymrek, Melissa

Faculty, CSE

Genetic variation, bioinformatics, short tandem repeats, microsatellites

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Hall, Drew

Faculty-Affiliate, BENG
Faculty, ECE

CMOS integrated circuits for bioelectronics, biosensors, lab-on-a-chip devices, and other biomedical devices and systems.

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Hasty, Jeff

Faculty, BENG

Computational genomics and the dynamics of gene regulatory networks which control cell function.

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Hegemier, Gilbert A.

Faculty-Emeritus, SE

Earthquake engineering to retrofit bridges, roadways and buildings for improved public safety and structural performance.

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Heller, Michael

Faculty-Emeritus, NENG
Faculty, NENG

Microelectronic DNA chip technology and its applications to genomics and clinical diagnosis.

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Heninger, Nadia

Faculty, CSE

Cybersecurity, applied cryptography

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Herbert, Sylvia

Faculty-Affiliate, ECE
Faculty, MAE

New techniques for safety and efficiency in autonomous systems

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Herz, Richard K.

Faculty-Emeritus, NENG

dynamics of diffusion, adsorption and reaction in porous solid media including heterogeneous catalysts. He also simulates and analyzes processes for conversion of biomass to power and fuels.

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Renewable energy, optimization, climate change, control theory, machine learning

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Hildebrand, John A.

Faculty, ECE

Marine mammal vocalizations, acoustic wave propagation and ambient noise, algorithms for automatic detection and classification.

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Hodgkiss, William S.

Faculty-Emeritus, ECE

Data telemetry, sensor array signal processing, and environmental parameter estimation.

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Hoger, Anne

Faculty-Emeritus, MAE

Continuum mechanics and its application to biological tissues.

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Hollan, James

Faculty, CSE

Cognitive ethnography, distributed and embodied cognition, human-computer interaction, multiscale information visualization, multimodal interaction, and software tools for visualization and interaction.

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Howden, William E.

Faculty-Emeritus, CSE

Software testing and analysis, error modeling and prevention, software design, and embedded systems.

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Hsueh, Tzu-Chien

Faculty, ECE

Analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for wireline communication systems, data centers, Ethernet, electrical-to-optical interfaces, silicon photonics, data links, transceivers, serializers-deserializers (SerDes), and clock-and-data recovery (CDR).

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Hu, T. C.

Faculty-Emeritus, CSE

Combinatorial algorithms, mathematical programming, networks and graphs, VLSI circuit layout.

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Huang, Xiaohua

Faculty, BENG

Single molecule DNA and protein sequencing; single-cell genomics and proteomics; molecular medical diagnostics; lab on a chip microfluidics; protein and nano-device engineering; computational modeling, numerical simulations and deep machine learning; DNA data storage and molecular computing.

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Hutchinson, Tara

Faculty-Affiliate, Calit2
Faculty, SE

Earthquake and geotechnical engineering, performance assessment of structural/nonstructural components, and machine learning and computer vision methods for damage estimation.

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Hwang, John

Faculty, MAE

 

Multidisciplinary design optimization, aircraft design, satellite design, aerodynamic shape optimization, structural optimization, trajectory optimization

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Hylton, Todd

Faculty, MAE

Professor of practice, machine learning algorithms, natural intelligence

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Ideker, Trey

Chief of Medical Genetics, BENG

Bioinformatics and systems biology; computational modeling of cellular regulatory networks; yeast genetics

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Impagliazzo, Russell

Faculty, CSE

Computational complexity, cryptography, circuit complexity, computational randomness.

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Intaglietta, Marcos

Faculty-Emeritus, BENG

Development of effective blood substitutes based on a deep understanding of the microcirculation. Applications to transfusion and emergency medicine, cancer, ischemia, and the heart-lung machine.

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Jahed Motlagh, Zeinab

Faculty, NENG

Nano-bioelectronics; data analytics; nano/bio interface; miniaturization of bioelectronics sensors to nano-and micron-scales.

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Jain, Ramesh

Faculty-Emeritus, ECE

experiential systems, multimedia information systems, image databases, machine vision, and intelligent systems.

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Javidi, Tara

Faculty-Affiliate, Calit2
Faculty, Calit2
Faculty, ECE

Wireless systems: stochastic and optimal resource allocation, network design and control, multi-access control, and topology design in ad hoc systems.

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Javorschi-Miller, Sandrine

Faculty-Adjunct, BENG

Professor of practice, molecular biology, microbiome discovery

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Jensen, Carlos

Faculty, CSE

Usability, software engineering 

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Jensen, Henrik Wann

Faculty-Emeritus, CSE

Computer graphics, specializing in the rendering of realistic images of natural phenomena, global illumination and appearance modeling.

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Jhala, Ranjit

Faculty, CSE

Techniques for building reliable systems: model checking, automated deduction, program analysis, type systems, programming languages, software engineering, and logic.

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Jin, Sungho

Faculty-Emeritus, MAE

Cutting-edge materials science, including nano-materials, magnetic alloys and thin films, and MEMS materials and devices.

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Jokerst, Jesse

Faculty, NENG

Molecular Imaging, in vitro Diagnostics, ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging, regenerative medicine, cancer detection, tumor resection. 

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Kahng, Andrew B.

Faculty, ECE
Faculty, CSE

Professor Kahng is an expert on the physical design of Very Large Scale Integrated circuits (VLSI), and a key strategist defining the International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors. ITRS specifies the technology developments needed to keep pace with Moore's Law.

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Kamensky, David

Faculty, MAE

Computational mechanics

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Kane, Daniel

Faculty, CSE
Faculty, CSE

Mathematics, theoretical computer science, combinatorics, number theory, derandomization, Boolean functions

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Kang, Mingu

Faculty, ECE

Digital and analog Very Large-Scale Integration (VLSI) circuit, architecture, and system for machine learning and signal processing algorithms based on emerging computing paradigms

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Karin, Sidney

Faculty-Emeritus, CSE

Computational science and engineering, high-performance computing, data-intensive computing, scientific visualization and interaction environments, computer and network security, networking.

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Kastner, Ryan

Faculty, CSE

Hardware Acceleration; Hardware Security; Remote Sensing; Embedded Systems; Ecological Monitoring

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Kim, Hyonny

Faculty, SE

Impact effects on composite materials and structures with aerospace and other applications, multifunctional materials, nano-materials, and adhesive bonding.

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Kim, Hyunsun

Faculty-Affiliate, ECE
Faculty-Affiliate, MAE
Faculty, SE

Structural and topology optimization, multidisciplinary design optimization, multiscale and multiphysics optimization of structures and materials, optimization with uncertainties, aerospace structures, computational mechanics.

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Kim, Young-Han

Faculty, ECE
Faculty, ECE

Statistical signal processing and information theory, with applications in communication, networking, data compression, and information processing.

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King, Kevin

Faculty, BENG

Cardiology and bioengineering

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Kleissl, Jan

Faculty, CER
Faculty, MAE

Solar energy meteorology, solar variability and forecasting, urban meteorology, turbulence, field measurements and numerical modeling.

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Klemmer, Scott

Faculty, CSE

Interface of design and programming, leveraging online examples of creative work to empower more users to design new user interfaces and software programs, learners to acquire new skills, experts to be more creative, and programmers to engage in more design thinking. Techniques for designers to rapidly create novel user interfaces, explore more alternatives and revise prototypes based on feedback be more creative, and programmers to engage in more design thinking. The psychological and social ingredients of design excellence?focusing on the role of alternatives and prototyping.

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Knight, Robin

Faculty, BENG
Faculty, CSE

Microbiome, computer science, pediatrics

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Kosmatka, John

Faculty, MAE
Faculty, SE

Design, analysis, and experimental testing of light-weight advanced composite structures.

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Koushanfar, Farinaz

Faculty, ECE

Koushanfar’s research goal is to build more intelligent embedded computer systems that can ensure low-overhead security and trust, reduce energy usage, and improve performance within the physical resource constraints. Her work has applications in Internet of Things (IoT), antipiracy systems, medical devices, automotive systems, deep learning networks and secure bioinformatics.

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Kramer, Boris

Physician Asst PD, MAE
Staff Pharmacist, MAE

Multifidelity and data-driven modeling, optimization and control, uncertainty quantification, reliability-based design and design under uncertainty in fluid flows

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Krasheninnikov, Sergei

Faculty, MAE

Fusion energy and plasma physics.

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Kreutz-Delgado, Kenneth

Faculty-Emeritus, ECE

Nonlinear dynamics and control;, adaptive sensory-motor control, multibody systems theory, learning theory and pattern recognition, computational vision, and data compression.

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Kriegman, David

Faculty, CSE

Computer vision, computer graphics, face recognition and vision-guided robotics.

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Krstic, Miroslav

Faculty, MAE

Nonlinear and adaptive control, distributed parameter systems, delay systems, extremum seeking, stochastic control, and applications to automotive and aerospace systems, energy storage, and biotechnology.

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Krueger, Ingolf

Faculty-Adjunct, CSE
Faculty, CSE

Service-oriented software and systems engineering, programming methodology, and the design, implementation, and verification of distributed, reactive systems.

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Krysl, Petr

Faculty, SE

Finite element computational modeling techniques for solids and structures, model order reduction in nonlinear mechanics, and computer and engineering simulations in multiphysics problems.

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Kuester, Falko

Faculty, Calit2
Faculty, SE

Scientific visualization and virtual reality, with emphasis on collaborative workspaces, multi-modal interfaces, and distributed and remote visualization of large data sets.

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Kumar, Arun

Faculty, CSE
Faculty, CSE

Data science, advanced analytics, data management, database systems, machine learning

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Kuzum, Duygu

Faculty, ECE

Nanoelectronic Devices: Nanoscale engineering of materials and devices for brain-inspired computing, heterogeneous integration of nanoelectronic devices and systems.

Neuroelectronics: Neural interfaces for studying dynamics of brain circuits, transparent probes for neuroimaging and optogenetics.

Clinical Neurodevices: Active implantable neurodevices, clinical arrays for long-term recording, dissolvable neural electrodes for post operation monitoring. 

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Kwon, Ester

Faculty, BENG

Nanotechnology, Central Nervous System, Bioinspired Materials, Peptides, Drug Delivery

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Lal, Ratneshwar

Faculty, BENG
Faculty, MAE

Nanobiotechnology, multidimensional biological atomic force microscopy, ion channel biophysics and nanomedicine.

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Health Monitoring, Non-Destructive Evaluation and Experimental Mechanics of Materials and Structures.

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Larson, Larry

Faculty-Emeritus, ECE

Design of high-speed integrated circuits for wireless communications and other applications.

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Lau, Silvanus S.

Faculty-Emeritus, ECE

Electronic materials Science and Technology

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Le, Hanh-Phuc

Faculty, ECE

Integrated Power Electronics circuits and systems, with emphasis on miniaturized power conversions, power supply on chip (PwrSoC), large conversion ratios, smart power delivery and control for high performance IT systems, data centers, telecommunication systems, robots, automotive, mobile, wearable, and IoT applications.

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Lee, Sing

Faculty-Emeritus, ECE

Applied Optics and Optical Engineering

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Lerner, Sorin

Faculty, CSE

Programming language and analysis, including domain-specific languages, compilation, formal methods and automated theorem proving.

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Lewis, Nathan

Faculty-Affiliate, BENG

Leader of public CHO genome sequencing efforts. Expert in systems biology and genome editing technologies.

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Ley, Klaus

Faculty-Affiliate, BENG

Inflammation; atherosclerosis

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Li, Tzu Mao

Faculty, CSE

Computer graphics, image processing algorithms, data science

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Lin, Bill

Faculty-Affiliate, Calit2
Faculty, ECE

Novel embedded system and VLSI architectures for communications and networking applications.

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Linden, Paul F.

Faculty-Emeritus, MAE

Experimental and theoretical study of dynamic flows, and environmental engineering.

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Lindsey, Stephanie

Faculty, MAE

Fluid mechanics, numerical analysis, cradiovascular development biology

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Lipomi, Darren

Faculty, NENG

Mechanically compliant organic electronic materials and devices, including stretchable polymer-based solar cells and skin-like sensors, and unconventional, green approaches to nanomanufacturing.

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Liu, Ping

Faculty, NENG

Materials and architectures for energy conversion and storage; solid-state actuation; nanomaterials synthesis and reaction mechanism in batteries; energy storage device architecture design. 

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Liu, Zhaowei

Faculty, ECE

Development of novel nanofabrication techniques and bio-photonics, as well as research of high speed and high spatial resolution bioimaging and sensing, and light control at nanoscale using plasmonic structures

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Fluid dynamics and environmental engineering.

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Lo, Yu-Hwa

Faculty-Affiliate, Calit2
Faculty, ECE

Professor Lo’s research interests are biomedical devices and systems, bioelectronics, microfluidics, nanophotonics, and semiconductor nanoscaled devices.

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Loh, Kenneth

Faculty, SE

Damage detection and localization, multifunctional materials, nanocomposites, scalable nano-manufacturing, smart infrastructure materials, structural health monitoring, thin films and coatings, tomographic methods, wearable technology.

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Lomakin, Vitaliy

Faculty, CMRR
Faculty, ECE

Theoretical and computational electromagnetics, including analytical models for studying electromagnetic phenomena occurring in complex structures, fast and robust numerical methods for calculating electromagnetic fields in complex environments, and applications of these analytical and numerical methods to the analysis and design of electromagnetic devices and systems.

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Lovett, Shachar

Faculty, CSE

Computational complexity, coding theory, randomness and pseudo-randomness, explicit constructions

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Lubarda, Marko

Faculty, MAE

Educational research, engineering pedagogy, curriculum design, computational micromagnetics, device physics, materials science, solid mechanics, computer-aided design.

 

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Lubarda, Vlado A.

Faculty, MAE
Faculty, NENG

Computational and theoretical analysis of solids, specifically solid mechanics.

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Lucas, Andrew

Faculty, MAE

Biogeochemical/Physical control of phytoplankton productivity and community structure; internal waves; submesoscale physical dynamics; air/sea interactions; physical/biological interactions; autonomous vehicle development;low power wave and ocean current energy generation

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Luco, J. Enrique

Faculty-Emeritus, SE

Earthquake engineering, strong motion seismology, soil structure interaction.

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Luo, Huey-Lin

Faculty-Emeritus, ECE

Solid-state physics, materials science, superconductivity, thin film phenomena; physical metallurgy; thin film materials for superconducting tunneling and Josephson junctions; and interface studies.

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Luo, Jian

Faculty, NENG

Ceramics & Metals; Surfaces & Interfaces; Advanced Materials for Energy Related Applications 

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Mali, Prashant

Faculty, BENG

Synthetic Biology, Regenerative Medicine, Genome Engineering, Stem Cell Engineering.
 

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Markenscoff, Xanthippi

Faculty, MAE
Faculty-Emeritus, MAE

Solid Mechanics and Materials Science, Elasticity Theory, Micromechanics, Elastodynamics of Defects, Conservation Laws.

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Martínez, Sonia

Faculty-Affiliate, ECE
Faculty, MAE

Distributed motion coordination algorithms, distributed estimation and data gathering, optimal control policies for robotic locomotion, motion planning for underactuated systems, and low-complexity representations of mechanical systems.

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McAuley, Julian

Faculty, CSE
Faculty, CSE

 Recommender systems, machine learning, data mining, graphical models

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McCartney, John

Faculty, SE

Thermo-hydro-mechanical behavior of soils; design and analysis of thermally active geotechnical systems (energy foundations);  mechanical and hydraulic interaction between unsaturated soils and geosynthetics; centrifuge modeling of geotechnical systems involving unsaturated soils; design and characterization of alternative landfill cover systems; shear strength of geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs); and reliability-based design in geotechnical engineering.

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McCulloch, Andrew

Faculty, IEM
Faculty, BENG

In-vitro, in-vivo and computational cardiac mechanics and physiology in health and disease.

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McEneaney, William

Faculty, MAE

Nonlinear, stochastic, and robust control theory; dynamic games; estimation; max-plus algebraic methods; and partial differential equations.

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Cardiovascular Imaging, MRI CT. Image guided therapy. Novel MRI and CT methods.

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Mendis, D. Asoka

Faculty-Emeritus, ECE

Solar system physics, cometary physics, physics of dusty plasmas

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Meng, Ying Shirley

Faculty, Calit2
Faculty, NENG
Director, Sustainable Power and Energy Center
Zable Endowed Chair in Energy Technologies

Energy storage and conversion materials: nano structured electrodes for advanced rechargeable batteries, dye-sensitized solar cells and thermoelectric conversion; charge ordering, structure stability, processing/structure/property - performance relation in functional ceramics.

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Mercier, Patrick

Faculty, ECE

Energy-efficient circuit and system design, with emphasis on miniaturized devices for biomedical applications that employ novel RF, analog, digital, power management, and energy harvesting architectures.

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Metabolism, system biology, mass spectrometry, flux analysis, cancer, stem cell biology

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Meyer, Florian

Faculty, ECE

Statistical signal processing, high-dimensional and nonlinear estimation, applied ocean sciences, inference on graphs, machine perception, multiobject tracking, network localization and navigation, multiagent systems.

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Meyers, Marc A.

Faculty, NENG
Faculty, MAE

Biological and bioinspired materials; nanocrystalline and ultra fine grained metals; mechanical and dynamic behavior of materials with emphasis on laser compression and high speed reactions.

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Micciancio, Daniele

Faculty, CSE

Cryptography, complexity, and the relation of the two. Develops, tests, and validates algorithms for securing E-commerce and other computer transactions.

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Miller, David

Faculty-Emeritus, MAE

Experimental engineering physics, surface physics, gas dynamics and molecular beams.

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Milstein, Laurence

Faculty, ECE

Digital communications theory and wireless communications, specializing in spread-spectrum systems. Other areas of expertise include signal transmission, bandwidth considerations, and broadband wireless.

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Minnes Kemp, Mia

Faculty, CSE

Theory of computation, algorithms, problem solving, overlap of math and computer science, writing in math and computer science, transitions to computer science, connections to industry.

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Mir Arabbaygi, Siavash

Faculty, ECE

Computational biology and bioinformatics, parallel computing, and big data analytics.

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Mookherjea, Shayan

Faculty, ECE

Photonics, nonlinear optics, quantum photonics, nanotechnology.

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Morimoto, Tania

Faculty, MAE

Robotics and controls; medical robotics; soft robotics; haptics; virtual and augmented reality; and teleoperation

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Morris, Karcher

Faculty, ECE

Project-based curriculum; hands-on learning; application-oriented coursework.

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Morrison, Machel

Faculty, SE

Seismic safety, materials science, solid mechanics.

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Moshiri, Alexander

Faculty, CSE

Massive Adaptive Interactive Texts, open computational problems in HIV epidemiology

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Mosqueda, Gilberto

Faculty, SE

Earthquake engineering, structural dynamics, seismic isolation and energy dissipation systems, seismic response of structural and nonstructural building systems, experimental methods including hybrid simulation.

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Murakami, Hidenori

Faculty-Emeritus, MAE

Computational modeling and analysis of heterogeneous materials, including composites, for aerospace, civil and biological applications, and tensegrity structures

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Najmabadi, Farrokh

Faculty-Emeritus, ECE

Fusion energy research and development of new techniques to study laser-materials interactions.

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Nakashole, Ndapandula

Faculty, CSE

Natural language processing, machine learning and data mining

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Nesterenko, Vitali

Faculty, MAE

Strongly nonlinear wave dynamics of strongly nonlinear low dimensional metamaterials. Development of new experimental capabilities for dynamic testing. Physics and mechanics of shock and high strain, strain rate deformation, instability and fragmentation of heterogeneous solid materials. High energy processing of advanced materials and devices.

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Ng, Tse Nga

Faculty, ECE

Printed electronics, flexible sensing systems

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Nguyen, Truong Q.

Faculty, ECE

Image/Video Processing and Communications;  3D Video;  Wavelets and Filter Banks.

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Nomura, Keiko

Faculty, MAE

Theoretical and computational fluid mechanics, turbulence, transport phenomena, reacting flows and combustion, environmental flows.

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Nomura, Kenji

Faculty, ECE

Development of new semiconductor material and high performance flexible electronic devices for next generation electronics

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Olevsky, Eugene

Faculty-Adjunct, NENG
Faculty, NENG

Experimentation and computational modeling on powder processing.

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Ong, Shyue Ping

Faculty, NENG

Intersecting the disciplines of materials science and information science, Dr. Ong’s research will develop new materials informatics approaches to create and analyze rich materials data and apply them to the design of new energy materials.

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Orailoglu, Alex

Faculty, CSE

Electronic design automation, VLSI testing, and synthesis of fault-tolerant integrated circuits (ICs).

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Orlitsky, Alon

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Faculty, Calit2
Faculty, CSE
Faculty, ECE

Communications and information theory, with particular interests in signal processing, data compression, speech recognition and learning theory.

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Padovani, Roberto

Faculty-Affiliate, ECE

Communication networks with emphasis on wireless communications.

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Pal, Piya

Faculty, ECE
Faculty, ECE

High Dimensional Statistical Signal Processing and Data Analysis, Energy Efficient Sketching and Sampling For Statistical Inference, Compressive Sensing and Sparse Estimation, Tensor Methods, Convex and Non-Convex Optimization, Optical Signal Processing and High Resolution Imaging, Statistical Learning. 

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Palsson, Bernhard O.

Faculty, BENG

We study the complexity of cellular life using experimental and computational methods that span the genome to the phenotype.

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Database systems and Internet technologies, and specifically data integration applications that require search, querying and interaction with the information of multiple distributed sources, such as multiple Web sites.

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Papen, George

Faculty, ECE

Advanced photonic systems including optical communication systems, optical networking, and environmental and atmospheric remote sensing.

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Pascal, Tod

Faculty, NENG

Theoretical and Computational Spectroscopy, Materials Physics, Electro Chemistry and Nanotechnology

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Pasquale, Joseph

Faculty, CSE

Operating systems, distributed systems and networks, focusing on performance and reliability of Internet-scale systems with highly decentralized control

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Paturi, Ramamohan

Faculty, CSE
Faculty, CSE

Algorithms, complexity theory, satisfiability, lower bounds, digital libraries, data mining, machine learning, and information technology (IT) education.

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Pawlak, Eugene R.

Faculty, MAE

Coastal and estuarine turbulent mixing processes and their interactions with topographic features.

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Pevzner, Pavel

Faculty, CSE
Faculty, CSE

Computational molecular biology and bioinformatics, including pattern finding, DNA sequencing, DNA arrays, genome rearrangements, computational proteomics.

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Pisano, Albert

Faculty, Jacobs School of Engineering

Micro-electro-mechanical systems, MEMS, manufacturing, wireless sensors for harsh environments, low-cost sensors.

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Pokorski, Jonathan

Faculty, NENG

Polymer chemistry, polymer processing, biomaterials, nanomedicine, drug delivery.

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Polikarpova, Nadezhda

Faculty, CSE

Program synthesis from refinement types; enforcing information flow security using types and synthesis.

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Politz, Joseph

Faculty, CSE

Computer science education, programming languages, compiler design, web programming, and web security.

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Porter, George

Faculty, CSE

Computer networks, data-intensive computing, and computer systems, data center networking.

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Porter, Leonard

Faculty, CSE

Multithreading, transactional memory, thread-level parallelism, branch-prediction, cache-design, chip-multiprocessors, simultaneous multithreading, process scheduling, architecture-aware scheduling, and cache coherence, CS1, media computation, clickers, active learning, flipped classroom, program evaluation, concept inventories, and peer instruction.

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Poulikakos, Lisa

Faculty, MAE

Nanophotonics, optical materials, nanomaterials, electromagnetism, biophotonics, biomaterials, diagnostics

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Proakis, John

Faculty-Affiliate, ECE
Faculty-Affiliate, Calit2

Digital communications and digital signal processing, as well as communication systems modeling and simulation.

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Qi, Huihui

Lecturer, MAE

Project based learning, multi-disciplinary course design, the influence of assessment methods on students’ learning outcomes, freshmen engineering education and retention improvement, promoting diversity in engineering, and sustainable engineering education

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Qiao, Yu

Faculty, SE

Thermodynamics, advanced energy-related materials, high-performance infrastructure materials, in-situ resource utilization, smart materials and structures, failure analysis for engineering materials and structures.

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Quest, Kevin B.

Faculty-Emeritus, ECE

Collisionless shock structure, magnetic reconnection, and plasma waves and instabilities

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Radic, Stojan

Faculty, ECE

Optical communications, information network infrastructure, optics and photonics

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Ramamoorthi, Ravi

Faculty-Affiliate, ECE
Faculty, CSE

 Computer Graphics, Computer Vision, Signal Processing, Rendering, Visual computing

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Rangamani, Padmini

Faculty, MAE
Faculty, MAE

Biological systems design, transport phenomena in biological membranes, influence of cell shape on biological activation of signaling networks, morphological and topological changes to lipid membranes mediated by proteins and cytoskeletal forces, computational biology and biophysics.

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Rao, Bhaskar

Faculty, ECE

Digital signal processing, estimation theory, and optimization theory, with applications to digital communications, speech signal processing, and human-computer interactions.

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Rao, Ramesh

Faculty, Calit2

Architectures, protocols and performance analysis of wireless, wire line and photonic networks for integrated multimedia services

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Rebeiz, Gabriel

Faculty, ECE

Design of silicon RFICs for microwave and millimeter-wave systems, phased arrays and low power circuits, active and passive imaging systems, RF MEMS, tunable filters and antennas, collision avoidance systems for automotive applications

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Restrepo, Jose

Faculty, SE

Seismic design of buildings for improved response during earthquakes.

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Rickett, Barney

Faculty-Emeritus, ECE

Radio astronomy, electromagnetic waves, and space science.

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Riek, Laurel

Faculty, CSE

Robotics, healthcare engineering, human-robot interaction, machine perception, computer vision, machine learning, non-linear dynamics

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Rosengren, Aaron

Faculty, MAE

Astrodynamics, Celestial Mechanics, and Dynamical AstronomyOrbital Debris and Space Situational AwarenessApplied and Computational MathematicsNonlinear Dynamics, Chaotic and Complex Systems.

 

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Rotenberg, Manuel

Faculty-Emeritus, ECE

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Rottman, James

Faculty-Adjunct, MAE

James Rottman's research interests focus on meteorology and oceanography and include theoretical, numerical and experimental studies of internal waves, gravity currents, wake flows, turbulence, and mixing in stratified fluids.

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Rudee, M. Lea

Faculty-Emeritus, ECE

Structure Property Relations in Materials for the Electronics Industry

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Sah, Robert

Faculty, BENG

Cartilage repair and tissue engineering; relationship between biomechanical function, metabolism, composition, and structure of cartilage during growth, aging, degeneration (osteoarthritis), repair, and regeneration.

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Saha, Abhishek

Student Asst, MAE

Combustion, fluid mechanics, propulsion, flame dynamics, droplet dynamics

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Saintillan, David

Faculty, MAE

Microscale flow modeling, biophysical fluid mechanics, complex fluids, electrokinetics, microfluidics. 

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Sanchez Perez, Antonio

Faculty, MAE

Reacting and nonreacting flows

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Sarkar, Sutanu

Faculty, MAE

Computational fluid dynamics, turbulence, environmental flows

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Saul, Lawrence

Faculty, CSE

Machine learning, pattern recognition, voice processing, auditory computation and methods for high dimensional data analysis.

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Savage, Stefan

Faculty, CSE

Computer security issues (especially worms, viruses, intrusion detection and denial-of-service attacks), wide-area and wireless networking, and distributed and/or adaptive computer systems.

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Schmid-Schönbein, Geert

Faculty, BENG

 

Molecular and cellular biomechanics, mechanotransduction and microcirculation. Development of the Autodigestion Theory.  Design of new tools for prevention and treatment of sepsis with multiorgan failure, metabolic syndrome and autism.

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Schmidt, Oliver

Student Asst, NENG
Lab Asst, MAE
Hosp Asst, MAE
Clinical Nurse, MAE
Clinical Nurse, MAE

Hydrodynamic stability, computational fluid mechanics, intermittency and rare events, modal decomposition, model order reduction

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Schneider , Alan

Faculty-Emeritus, MAE

Systems science applied to biomedical problems.

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Schulze, Jurgen

Faculty, CSE

Immersive virtual reality, augmented reality, real-time rendering of large data sets, volume rendering, 3D user interfaces.

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Schurgers, Curt

Faculty, ECE

Course development, active learning and research experiences for undergraduates. Research in wireless and embedded systems.

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Seible, Frieder

Faculty-Emeritus, SE

Design and retrofit of buildings and bridges for earthquake safety, new technologies to renew the nation's aging infrastructure, and bomb blast-resistant design of critical infrastructure.

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Sejnowski, Terrence

Faculty-Affiliate, BENG
Faculty, BENG
Faculty, CSE

the hippocampus, computational neuroscience

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Semnani, Shabnam

Faculty, SE

Computational mechanics; materials science; geomechanics; machine learning in computational sciences and engineering; natural hazards (e.g., earthquakes and landslides); clean/renewable energy and decarbonization technologies.

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Experimental and analytical studies on combustion

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Seshadri, Nambirajan

Faculty, ECE

Wireless communication, theory, systems and networking, health and wellness technologies, online education.

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Shah, Nisarg

Lab Asst, NENG
Stu Svc Advisor, CSE
Occupational Therap, NENG

Biomaterials and nanoscale self-assembly, immune engineering, regenerative medicine

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Shah, Sameer

Faculty-Affiliate, BENG

Neuromuscular bioengineering, neurobiology, biomechanics, and neuromuscular function.

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Shang, Jingbo

Faculty, CSE
Faculty, CSE

Data science, data mining, bioinformatics, information networks

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Shi, Lingyan

Faculty-Affiliate, ECE
Faculty, BENG

Ultrafast laser scanning microscopy, Stimulated Raman Scattering (SRS), multiphoton fluorescence, Brain, metabolism, cancer, bioorthogonal labeling, Raman probe, subcellular resolution, in situ

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Shi, Yuanyuan

Faculty, ECE

Energy systems, cyber-physical systems, machine learning for energy management

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Shing, P. Benson

Faculty, SE

Earthquake engineering, structural dynamics, inelastic behavior of concrete and masonry structures, bridge structures, finite element modeling of concrete and masonry structures, structural testing, structural control, pseudynamic and fast hybrid test techniques.

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Siegel, Paul

Faculty, ECE

Information theory, coding theory, and communication theory, with applications to digital data storage and transmission.

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Sievenpiper, Daniel

Faculty, ECE

Novel electromagnetic media including nonlinear and active metasurfaces and other periodic structures for radio through optical frequency applications

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Silva, Gabriel

Faculty, BENG

Bioengineering and neuroengineering applications of retinal physiology, visual neuroscience, and ophthalmology, including the interface between cells and micro/nanotechnologies.

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Simunic-Rosing, Tajana

ECE Adjunct Professor, ECE
Faculty, CSE

Embedded system design, resource management at the system level, hardware management and embedded software optimization, power management algorithms.

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Sirbuly, Donald J.

Faculty, NENG

Nanophotonic sensors and devices, nanostructured semiconductors for applications in optics, energy conversion, and medicine.

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Skelton, Robert

Faculty-Emeritus, MAE

Design of dynamic feedback control systems for a variety of applications, including vibration control, model reduction theory, and integration of plant and control design.

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Smarr, Benjamin

Faculty, BENG
Faculty, BENG

Time series analysis in biological systems, data science

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Smarr, Larry

Faculty, CSE
Faculty, CSE
Faculty-Emeritus, CSE

Internet, information technology, telecommunications, supercomputing, interdisciplinary research, networking, and the wireless Web.

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Snoeren, Alex

Faculty, CSE

Computer systems, including operating systems and networking, and particularly protocols to support secure and robust wide-area mobile computing.

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Song, Bang-Sup

Endowed Chair, ECE

CMOS integrated circuits for communications, design of integrated filters, frequency synthesizers, radio frequency (RF) circuits, and analog-digital data converters, among other devices critical to wireless communications.

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Student-centered methods for teaching computer science

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Sorenson, Harold W.

Faculty-Emeritus, MAE
Faculty, MAE

Systems engineer, founding UCSD faculty member, former Air Force Chief Scientist, MITRE GM, co-founder Orincon

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Stefan, Deian

Faculty, CSE
Faculty, CSE

Building principled and practical secure systems, cryptography, confinement, information flow control, web application security, and programming languages.

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Steinmetz, Nicole

Faculty-Affiliate, BENG
Faculty, NENG

Nanomedicine, bionanotechnology, immunoengineering

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Su, Hao

Faculty, CSE

Aritificial intelligence, machine learning, copmputer vision and graphics, robotics, deep learning.

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Subramaniam, Shankar

Faculty, BENG
Faculty, BENG
Faculty, CSE

Bioinformatics, Systems Biology and Medicine

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Sung, Lanping Amy

Faculty-Emeritus, BENG

Molecular basis of erythrocyte cell membrane mechanics.

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Swanson, Steven

Faculty, CSE

Applications, software support, and architectures for novel memory, storage, and compute technologies.

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Sworder, David

Faculty, ECE

Guidance and control systems and the signal processing of heterogeneous streams of data.

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Talbot, Jan

Faculty-Emeritus, NENG

Electrodeposition, information display screening technology, chemical mechanical polishing, solid state lighting materials,  electrochemical transport phenomena 

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Talke, Frank E.

Faculty, MAE

Medical device technology; mechanics and tribology of magnetic storage systems (disk and tape drives)

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Tao, Andrea

Faculty, NENG

Functional nanostructured materials

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Taur, Yuan

Faculty, ECE

Semiconductor device design expert who specializes in the structure and physics of transistors.

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Todd, Michael

Faculty, SE

Structural dynamics, nonlinear vibrations, time series modeling, structural health monitoring strategies for civil, mechanical, and aerospace systems, fiber optic sensor system design and noise propagation modeling.

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Tolley, Michael

Faculty, MAE

Bioinspired and soft robotic systems, printable and origami-inspired robotics, self-assembly and self-folding, microfabrication, microassembly, microfluidics, simulation and assembly planning.

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Tomac, Ingrid

Faculty, SE

Hydro-thermo-mechanical coupled processes in rocks; dense fluid-particulate systems micromechanics and rheology; rock mechanics; hydraulic fracturing and proppant flow and transport in geothermal reservoirs; induced seismicity and CO2 sequestration.

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Touri, Behrouz

Other, Calit2
Faculty, ECE

Network control systems, stochastic control, optimization, distributed computation, distributed optimization, game theory, multi-agent systems, dynamics of biological networks, population games, learning theory

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Trivedi, Mohan

Faculty, ECE

Computer vision, robotics and sensors for a number of cutting-edge applications, including "smart cars" (telematics), intelligent transportation systems, ?smart rooms" (intelligent environments), biometrics (facial recognition) and sensor-based intelligent systems.

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Tsampras, Georgios

Academic-Lecturer, SE
Faculty, SE

Earthquake structural engineering; seismic force-resisting systems; integrated experimental testing and numerical simulations; structural connections; energy dissipation devices; friction-based structural components; unified structural design methodologies; structural dynamics.

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Tu, Charles

Faculty-Emeritus, ECE

Compound semiconductor materials for electronic, opto-electronic, and photovoltaic devices.

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Tullsen, Dean M.

Faculty, CSE

Processor architecture for high-end computing; widely credited with an innovation that can double the performance of a new generation of microprocessors.

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Turakhia, Yatish

Faculty, ECE

Computer architecture, Computational biology

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Tynan, George

Faculty, MAE

Basic and applied plasma physics.

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Uang, Chia-Ming

Faculty, SE

Earthquake engineering, seismic analysis and design of steel of structures, large-scale testing.

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Vaccaro, Kristen

Faculty, CSE

Machine learning, social media

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Valdez-Jasso, Daniela

Faculty-Affiliate, MAE
Faculty, BENG

Soft-tissue biomechanics, cardiovascular physiology, pulmonary hypertension, vascular biology, mathematical modeling, parameter estimation & optimization.

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Lelli Van Den Einde is a Lecturer (LPSOE) in the Department of Structural Engineering at UC San Diego's Jacobs School of Engineering.

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Vardy, Alexander

Faculty, CSE
Faculty, ECE

Information theory specializing in error-correcting codes for data transmission and storage.

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Vasconcelos, Nuno

Faculty, ECE

Statistical signal processing, computer vision, machine learning, multimedia

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Vazquez Mena, Oscar

Faculty, NENG

Integration of graphene and nanoscale materials into nanoscale devices for photovoltaics, biosensing and two-dimensional hybrid metamaterials. 

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Vecchio, Kenneth S.

Faculty, NENG

The creation and performance testing of new composite materials and alloys

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Vianu, Victor

Faculty, CSE

Reinventing the database in response to recent developments, including the emergence of the World Wide Web.

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Voelker, Geoffrey M.

Faculty, CSE

Computer systems research in operating systems, distributed systems, networking, and mobile and wireless computing.

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Wade, Jon

Faculty, MAE

Convergent engineering principles, practice and education; design and engineering of AI-intensive systems; systems thinking, systems complexity, technology use in engineering education.

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Wang, Edward

Other, Calit2
Faculty-Affiliate, CSE
Faculty, ECE

Mobile Health Sensing, Ubiquitous Computing, Signal Processing, Biosignals, Wearable Computing, Human Computer Interaction, User Centered Design

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Wang, Joseph

Vice-Chair, NENG

A leader in a wide range of research areas including nanomachines, nanobioelectronics, and sensing technologies for applications including clinical diagnostics, environmental and security monitoring and remote sensing.

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Wang, Xiaolong

Faculty, ECE

Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Robotics, Self-supervised Learning, Video Understanding, Common Sense Reasoning

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Wang, Yingxiao

Faculty, BENG

Molecular engineering, fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET), live cell imaging, and bio-nanotechnology to visualize and elucidate the molecular mechanisms by which live cells perceive the environment and to engineer machinery molecules for the reprogramming of cellular functions.

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Watson, John T.

Faculty-Emeritus, BENG

An Institute for the Global Entrepreneur founding director; artificial hearts; team builder in medical progress; National Academy of Engineering member

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Wheeler, Bruce

Faculty, BENG

Brain-on-a-chip, micropatterning neurons and microelectrode arrays, neural signal processing. Bioengineering Education.
 
Prof. Wheeler is particularly interested in the future of our young biomedical engineers. To this end he is heavily involved in UCSDs's new undergraduate Bioengineering Systems major, teaching and developing courses in instrumentation, signal processing and design. In his work with the UCSD Bioengineering: Systems UG major he emphasizes classical systems engineering but is cognizant that this education needs to take place in a context of genomics/informatics and the wearable/sensor/physiologic revolutions, both of which are changing the practice of medicine.

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Whelan, David

Other, ECE
Faculty-Affiliate, MAE
Faculty, ECE

Research, design and engineering of RADAR, LIDAR, communication and navigation systems.

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Williams, Forman A.

Faculty, MAE
Faculty-Emeritus, MAE

Energy from combustion, combustion efficiency, and combustion instability problems in a variety of engines, including rockets.

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Williamson, S. Gill

Faculty-Emeritus, CSE

Discrete mathematics, algorithmic and algebraic combinatorics, graph theory.

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Xie, Pengtao

Faculty, ECE

Machine learning, natural language processing, machine learning for healthcare

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Xu, Sheng

Faculty-Affiliate, BENG
Faculty-Affiliate, ECE
Faculty, NENG

Soft electronics, nano electronics, and energy harvesting/storage devices

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Yang, Kesong

Faculty, NENG

A theme of my research is to study structural, electronic, optical and magnetic properties of materials, aiming to understand, predict, optimize materials properties and design novel functional materials.

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Yip, Michael

Faculty, ECE

Reinforcement Learning for Robots; Computationally Efficient Robot Planning; Robot Manipulation in Dynamic Environments; Autonomous Robotic Surgery; Mechanical Design of Surgical Robots; Continuum and Snake-like Robots; Artificial Muscles

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Yu, Qi

Faculty, CSE

Machile learning, spatiotemporal data, data science, optimization, deep learning. 

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Yun, Kenneth Y.

Faculty-Emeritus, ECE

Asynchronous design methods, the synthesis, verification, and analysis of mixed-timed VLSI designs, particularly interface design methodologies and tools to facilitate ultra-high-speed communications between synchronous-asynchronous modules.

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Zeger, Kenneth

Faculty, ECE

Information coding and data compression, information theory, and signal processing, including image and speech processing.

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Zeidler, James R.

Faculty-Emeritus, ECE

Adaptive signal and array processing for wireless networks, and antenna arrays.

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Zengler, Karsten

Faculty-Affiliate, BENG

Microbial Physiology and Metabolism, Microbiomes, Aerobiosis, Amino Acids

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Zhang, Kun

Faculty, BENG

Integrative genomics, with a focus on human stem cells; single-cell genomics; genetical genomics; epigenomics

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Zhang, Liangfang

Faculty-Affiliate, BENG
Faculty, NENG

Biomimetic nanomedicine for drug delivery, detoxification, vaccination and diagnosis 

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Zhang, Xinyu

Other, Calit2
Faculty, ECE

5G millimeter-wave networking; distributed and multi-user MIMO; mobile video streaming and virtual reality; visible light sensing and localization; RFID sensing; low-power and batteryless Internet-of-Things.

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Zhang, Yiying

Faculty, CSE

Software and hardware for data centers, computer systems and machine learning, programming languages 

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Zhao, Jishen

Faculty, CSE

Computer architecture and systems software, memory and storage systems, acceleration mechanisms, high-performance computing.

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Zheng, Yang

Faculty, ECE

Optimization and control of networked systems; large-scale network systems; data-driven control methods; learning based control; scalable optimization; autonomous vehicles

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Zhong, Sheng

Faculty, BENG

Computational genomics, epigenomics, stem cells and developmental biology, single-cell nano-technology.  

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Zhou, Yuanyuan

Faculty, CSE

Energy and thermal management for data centers; Software dependability; Storage systems

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Zhu, Qiang

Faculty, SE

Ocean engineering, biomechanics.

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