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Engineering | SENSIP

SenSIP Faculty

Andreas Spanias, PhD, West Virginia University, SenSIP Director, (School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering)
Research areas: Digital signal processing, multimedia signal processing, speech and audio coding, adaptive filters, real-time processing of sensor data, signal processing for the arts.

Chaitali Chakrabarti,PhD, University of Maryland, (School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering)
Research areas: VLSI architectures and algorithms for media processing, low-power system design, including memory design, compilation, and low power algorithm design, CAD tools for VLSI.

Cihan Tepedelenlioglu, PhD, University of Minnesota, (School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering)
Research areas: Wireless communications, statistical signal processing, estimation and equalization algorithms for wireless systems, filterbanks and multirate systems, carrier synchronization for OFDM systems, power estimation and handoff algorithms, spacetime coding, ultrawideband communications.

David H. Frakes, PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology, (School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering)
Research areas: Image and video processing.

Junshan Zhang, PhD, Purdue University, (School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering)
Research areas: Wireless networks and information theory, including cross-layer optimization of wireless networks, ad-hoc/sensor networks, network information theory, stochastic analysis.

Konstantinos S. Tsakalis, PhD, University of Southern California , (School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering)
Research areas: Adaptive control

Martin Reisslein, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, (School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering).
Research areas: Multimedia streaming in wireless environments, traffic characteristics of encoded video, metro WDM networks, and engineering education.

Rosemary Renaut, PhD, University of Cambridge, (Director of the Computational Biosciences Program, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics).
Research areas: Numerical analysis, partial differential equations, finite difference methods for hyperbolic equations, design of parallel algorithms, parallel optimization algorithms for 3D visualization of the brain.


Yanchao Zhang, PhD, University of Florida, (School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering).
Research areas: Network and distributed system security, wireless networking, and mobile/pervasive computing.


Oliver Kosut , PhD, Cornell University, (electrical and computer engineering).
Research areas:Information theory, power systems and smart grids, cyber-security, machine learning.


Pavan Turaga , PhD, University of Maryland, College Park (ECE Department).
Research areas: representational foundations for structured and unstructured imaging-data and applied aspects of aforesaid foundations in areas such as security and mobile-health.


Visar Berisha  , PhD, Arizona State University.
Research areasStatistical signal processing, speech perception and processing, psychoacoustics.


Lei Ying , PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Research areas: stochastic networks, including cloud computing, communication networks and social networks..


Ahmed Ewaisha

Ahmed Ewaisha, Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University.
Research areas: Broad area of wireless communications and networking with a focus on developing algorithms to guarantee acceptable quality-of-service for real-time applications.


Jennifer Blain Christen

Jennifer Blain Christen, Ph.D., electrical and computer engineering, Johns Hopkins University.
Research areas: Bio-compatible integration techniques for CMOS electronics/sensors, microfluidics, and soft lithography, bio-MEMS, low power analog and mixed-mode circuits for bio-medical/analytical instrumentation, systems engineering focusing on multi-physics/multi-modal and feedback including neural, electrochemical and optical/fluorescence systems

Suren Jayasuriya

Suren Jayasuriya, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer engineering, Cornell University.
Research areas: Computational Imaging and Photography, Computer Vision, Sensors

Anna Scaglione

Anna Scaglione, Ph.D., University of Rome, La Sapienza.
Research areas: Statistical signal and array processing, sensor networks and network science, communication and information theory, energy delivery and power systems.

Robert LiKamWa

Robert LiKamWa, Ph.D in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Rice University, in Houston, Texas.
Research areas: Mobile operating systems; mobile computer architecture; low-power mobile systems; computational imaging systems; computer vision systems; augmented reality systems; virtual reality systems; holographic computing.

Michael Goryll

Michael Goryll, Ph.D., RWTH Aachen University, Germany.
Research areas: Surface and interface physics, new materials in CMOS processing, fabrication of nanoscale semiconductor devices, transport phenomena in nanopores, integration of biomineralized structures with silicon MEMS, electrophysiological properties of cell membrane ion channels, low-noise analog amplifier design, electronic instrumentation for biophysical measurements.

Trevor Thornton

Trevor Thornton
, Ph.D., Physics, Cambridge University.
Research areas: Silicon-on-insulator MESFETs, molecular electronics, and sensors, micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS).

Gregory Raupp

Gregory Raupp, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Research areas: Reaction kinetics and mechanisms, surface and interface reactions, chemical reaction engineering with emphasis on high tech materials and micro/nanofabrication for flexible electronics and displays, environmentally-conscious manufacturing, novel biocompatible materials processing and device fabrication, photocatalysis, photocatalytic reactor analysis and design, air pollution control, indoor air purification and disinfection, electrochemical engineering, process dynamics and control, process design, active learning, cooperative/team learning, distance learning.

Wendy Barnard

Wendy Barnard, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Research areas: Parent and community involvement and the impact on school success, Teacher Candidate use of data to inform practice during student-teaching, Use of Routine-Based Interviews for IFSP goal setting, Preschool quality, and school success, Perceptions of working conditions on teacher efficacy