Faculty & Staff Interest List


Faculty Member Areas of Interest
Samuel O. Agbo
Office: 20-310
Phone: 805-756-1528
sagbo@calpoly.edu
Communications Fiber Optic Communications Solar Photovoltaic Systems
William L. Ahlgren
Office: 20-213
Phone: 805-756-2309
wahlgren@calpoly.edu

Energy Storage/Electrochemistry/Thermodynamics

Electronic and Photonic Materials & Devices

Electronic Image Sensors & Systems

Photovoltaic Devices & Systems

Infrared Detectors & Systems

Epitaxial Crystal Growth

Remote Sensing

Electric Power

 

Dean Y. Arakaki
Office: 20-302
Phone: 805-756-2625
darakaki@calpoly.edu

Computational Electromagnetics

Antennas

RF Systems

 

Bridget Benson
Office: 20-309
Phone: 805-756-5738
bbenson@calpoly.edu
  • Environmental Sensor Networks
  • Long Term Ecological Monitoring
  • Embedded Systems Education
David B. Braun
Office: 20-304
Phone: 805-756-1464
dbraun@calpoly.edu

Education
Sustainability
Sustainability and Integrated Circuits
Energy Harvesting from Exercise Machines
Polymer and Solid-State Electronics (LEDs, FETs, Lasers, Photodetectors, Solar Cells)
Electronics to Drive Displays
Low Power Electronics
Laboratory Automation

Fred W. DePiero
Office: 192-304
Phone: 805-756-2131
fdepiero@calpoly.edu

 

Laser-Based Ranging Sensors

Image and Signal Processing

Robotic and Sensory Systems

VLSI (CAD) Design

 

Dennis Derickson
Office: 20-200
Phone: 805-756-7584
ddericks@calpoly.edu

Radio frequency/microwave design
Test and Measurement techniques for high speed digital communications
High speed data access for underserved rural markets
Photonic measurement techniques for biomedical,industrial & scientific markets

Dale Dolan
Office: 20-205
Phone: 805-756-2495
dsdolan@calpoly.edu

 

Sustainable/Renewable energy generation
Wind Energy Generation
Power systems
Electromagnetics
Power electronic applications for distributed generation
Grid connection impacts of renewable generation
Sustainable energy project economics
Sustainability of technologies
Energy policy promoting widespread implementation of sustainable power generation

 

Xiaomin Jin
Office: 20-315
Phone: 805-756-7046
xjin@calpoly.edu

Fiber optical communication
Optoelectronic device research
Photonic device testing and simulation
Fiber optic sensor

 

Albert Liddicoat
Office: 01-314
Phone: 805-756-5217
aliddico@calpoly.edu

Computer Arithmetic
Computer Architecture
Reconfigurable Computing
Digital System Design
Microprocessors & Microcontrollers

Art MacCarley
Office: 08-102
Phone: 805-756-2378
amaccarl@calpoly.edu

Sustainable Energy/Electric Vehicles/Alternative Fuels
Microprocessor-based Controls and Embedded Systems
Transportation and Automotive Electronic

Bryan Mealy
Office: 20-300
Phone: 805-756-2300
bmealy@calpoly.edu

Digital Systems Design
Embedded Systems Design
Digital Image Processing
Data Compression

Ahmad Nafisi
Office: 20-317
Phone: 805-756-1514
anafisi@calpoly.edu
Power System Simulation
Power Quality, Electrical Machines
Power System Protection
Magnetic Materials Applications
John Y. Oliver
Office: 20-215A
Phone: 805-756-5434
jyoliver@calpoly.edu

Computer Architecture
Energy Efficient Computing
Sustainable Computing
Disk Drives
Data Storage and Management

Wayne Pilkington
Office: 20-204
Phone: 805-756-5431
wpilking@calpoly.edu

Digital Signal Processing
Digital Image Processing
Medical Imaging
Ultrasound Image/Signal Processing
Digital Music

Vladimir Prodanov
Office: 20-308
Phone: 805-756-5393
vprodano@calpoly.edu

Electronics & Micro-Electronics

Analog Circuits & Systems

Integrated Circuit Design

Power-Efficient Amplifier Design

Photovoltaics

 

John A. Saghri
Office: 20-312
Phone: 805-756-1462
jsaghri@calpoly.edu

  • Remote sensing
  • Radar
  • Computer vision
  • Automatic target recognition & tracking
  • Bandwidth compression & coding
  • Signal processing

       

Ali O. Shaban
Office: 20-305
Phone: 805-756-2918
ashaban@calpoly.edu

Electric Machinery
Power Quality
Power Systems
Power System Protection

Resource

Lynne Slivovsky
Office: 20-313
Phone: 805-756-5383
lslivovs@calpoly.edu

 

Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition

Human Computer Interaction

Haptics, Robotics

Digital System Design

 

Tina Smilkstein
Office: 20-318
Phone: 805-756-2497
tsmilkst@calpoly.edu

Research Expertise & Interests: Analog and digital integrated circuits, clock distribution/clock signal integrity, and healthcare technology including energy scavenging for electronic prosthetics, unobtrusive monitoring of the older and disabled to extend independent living, enabling technologies and sensory prosthetics.

Taufik
Office: 20-203
Phone: 805-756-2318
taufik@calpoly.edu

Power Electronics (DC-DC Converter, Power Supply Design, Inverters)
Applications of Power Electronics in Power Systems, Smart Grid, Renewables, Energy Harvesting
Power Systems and Power Electronics Modeling in PSCAD, and RSCAD/RTDS
Circuit Analysis and Control Systems

Xiao-Hua (Helen) Yu
Office: 20-311
Phone: 805-756-2441
xhyu@calpoly.edu

Artificial Intelligence
Digital Signal Processing
Adaptive Control

Jane Zhang
Office: 20-307
Phone: 805-756-7528
jzhang@calpoly.edu

Digital Signal Processing
Computer Vision
Statistical Modeling
Virtual Reality Technology
Multimodal Interaction