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

 

Class Schedule

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

Computational Electromagnetics

Antennas

RF Systems

 

Class Schedule

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

 

Class Schedule

Joseph Callenes-Sloan
Office: 20-314
Phone: 805-756-5607
jcallene@calpoly.edu
  • Fault Tolerant Systems
  • Scientific and High Performance Computing
  • Computer Architecture
  • Embedded Systems
  • Low-power Design and Architectures
Andrew Danowitz
Office: 20-306
Phone: 805-756-2756
adanowit@calpoly.edu

VLSI Computer Microarchitecture Low Energy Computing Embedded Systems Engineering Education Student Motivation Student Mental Health

Fred W. DePiero
Office: 20-316
Phone: 805-756-2917
fdepiero@calpoly.edu

 

Graph Matching

Laser-Based Ranging Sensors

Image and Signal Processing

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

Class Schedule

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

Ben Hawkins
Office: 41A-219
Phone: 805-756-6203
bghawkin@calpoly.edu

My professional interests focus on the development and use of microsystems (biosensors, microcontrollers, etc) to matters of human health. Primarily this is focused on microfluidics, but also ranges from wearable devices to laboratory equipment. Applications range from cell measurements to ecological questions. Primary Research Areas: Microfabrication Biosensors Microfludics Electromagnetics Dielectrophoresis Biofilms

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: 20-214
Phone: 805-756-2317
amaccarl@calpoly.edu

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

James 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: 20-215
Phone: 805-756-5434
jyoliver@calpoly.edu

Computer Architecture

Data Storage and Management
Computer Forensics
Engineering Education

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

Majid Poshtan
Office: 20-301
Phone: 805-756-2763
mposhtan@calpoly.edu

Over 20 years of wide-ranging experience in EE academic and industry Expert in electric power systems Design, Operation, Distributed Generation, Electric Motors and Electric Vehicles, Reliability and Security of Large-Scale Power systems, Fault Analysis and Protection, Condition Monitoring, Power System Real-Time Simulators

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

Computing for Conservation

Marine Science and Technology

Computer Vision

Service Learning

Design

Entrepreneurship

Class Schedule

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 glucose sensing, tremor control, 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, Power Converter Design (DC-DC Converters, 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

Class Schedule

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

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