Faculty


Faculty Directory

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Arvin Agah
Professor, Dean of Engineering
 agah@ku.edu
 785-864-8821
 Arvin Agah's Website
 1C Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Applied Artificial Intelligence
  • Autonomous Mobile Robots
Perry Alexander
AT&T Foundation Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Director of the Institute for Information Sciences
 palexand@ku.edu
 785-864-8833
 Perry Alexander's Website
 2022 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Formal Methods, Verification, and Synthesis
  • Trusted Computing
  • System-Level Design Languages and Semantics
  • Specification Languages
Mohammad Alian
Assistant Professor
 alian@ku.edu
 Mohammad Alian's Website
 2022 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Computer Architecture and Systems
Christopher Allen

Primary Research Interests

  • Lightwave/Photonics Systems and Devices
  • Radar Systems Design and Analysis
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Alexandru Bardas
Associate Professor
 alexbardas@ku.edu
 Alexandru Bardas's Website
 2040 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Cybersecurity from a systems perspective
  • Moving target defenses
  • Enterprise network security
  • Bringing social sciences into cybersecurity
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Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor
 sdblunt@ku.edu
 785-864-7326
 Shannon Blunt's Website
 Eaton Hall, room 3034

Primary Research Interests

Google Scholar Page

  • Adaptive Signal Processing for Radar and Communications
  • Radar Waveform Optimization/Implementation
  • Radar Pulse Compression
  • Space-Time Adaptive Processing
  • Array Processing
  • Radar Spectrum Engineering
  • Radar-Embedded Communications
  • Interference Cancellation
  • Multistatic Radar
  • Biomedical Imaging

Advisory Positions

  • U.S. President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST)
  • Subject matter expert on spectrum for the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy on America's Mid-Band Initiative Team (AMBIT)
  • Subject matter expert on spectrum R&D for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering
  • Subject matter expert on proactive spectrum sharing for the National Spectrum Consortium
  • AFRL/IDA expert panel on spectrum warfare & communications
  • Subject matter expert on radar/communication spectrum sharing for DARPA
  • Consultant on radar waveform diversity for the Naval Research Laboratory - Radar Division

Affiliations

  • IEEE AESS Radar Systems Panel (2007-2020)
  • MSS Tri-Service Radar Symposium Program Committee (2010-present)
Michael Branicky
Professor, Former Dean of Engineering
 msb@ku.edu
 785-864-2977
 Michael Branicky's Website
 3046 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Cyber-Physical Systems / IoT
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Robotics
Jonathan Brumberg

Primary Research Interests

  • Adaptive signal processing for neuroscience
  • Neuroengineering
  • Machine learning
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Brain-machine interfaces (BMI)
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Swapan Chakrabarti

Primary Research Interests

  • Applications of Neural Networks and Fuzzy Systems in Bioinformatics and Signal Processing
  • Design of High Dynamic Range (HDR) Display Systems to approximate natural contrast ratios
  • Design of True 3D Display Systems

Affiliations

  • IEEE
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Drew Davidson

Primary Research Interests

  • Security
  • Privacy
  • Secure Design
  • Mobile and Embedded Software
  • Program Analysis
Kenneth Demarest

Primary Research Interests

  • Antennas and Lightwave Systems
Tyrone Duncan
Courtesy Professor
 duncan@ku.edu
 785-864-3032
 Tyrone Duncan's Website
 512 Snow Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Differential Geometry
  • Probability
  • Stochastic Control
  • Statistics
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Esam El-Araby
Associate Professor
 esam@ku.edu
 785-864-3171
 Esam El-Araby's Website
 2042 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

Joseph Evans
Distinguished Professor Emeritus
 evans@ku.edu
 Joseph Evans's Website

Primary Research Interests

  • High-Performance Networks
  • Mobile Networking and Wireless Systems
  • Pervasive Computing Systems
  • System Implementations
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Shima Fardad
Assistant Professor
 sfardad@ku.edu
 Shima Fardad's Website
 Eaton 3022

Primary Research Interests

  • Light-matter interactions in soft-matter systsems
  • Nanophotonics, Plasmonics and Metamaterials Imaging
  • Microscopy and Spectroscopy Techniques
Victor Frost
Dan F. Servey Distinguished Professor
 vsfrost@ku.edu
 785-864-1028
 Victor Frost's Website
 2054 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Communication Systems and Networks
  • Networking Simulation and Modeling
  • Wireless Systems
  • Internet Performance Analysis
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John Gibbons
Associate Teaching Professor
 jwgibbo@ku.edu
 785-864-0221
 John Gibbons's Website
 3042 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Social Networks
  • Content Lifespan
  • Online Content Distribution
Jerzy Grzymala-Busse

Primary Research Interests

  • Data mining
  • Knowledge discovery
  • Machine learning
  • Expert systems
  • Reasoning under uncertainty
  • Rough set theory
Sankha Guria
Assistant Professor
 Sankha Guria's Website
 2034 Eaton Hall
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Morteza Hashemi

Primary Research Interests

  • Data Networks
  • Wireless Communications
  • mmWave Systems
  • Cloud and Edge Computing
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Learning Theory and Control
Tamzidul Hoque

Primary Research Interests

  • Hardware Trust Verification
  • Hardware IP protection from piracy and reverse engineering
  • CAD tool development for hardware security and trust
Rongqing Hui

Primary Research Interests

  • Optical/RF Measurement and Biosensors
  • Novel Photonic Devices
  • Optical Communication Systems
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David Johnson
Associate Teaching Professor
 davidojohnson@ku.edu
 785-864-7835
 David Johnson's Website
 2005D Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Robotics
  • Human Robot Interaction
  • Natural Language Understanding
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Artificial Intelligence
Tim Johnson
Professor of Practice Emeritus
 johnson@ku.edu
 Tim Johnson's Website
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Dr. Amirasoud Kalantari
Associate Professor- Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering, Associate Professor- Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (Courtesy Appointment), Director, Center for Net Carbon Zero GeoEnergy Intelligence and Sustainability(C0GEiS)
 Masoud@ku.edu
 785-864-6728
 Amirmasoud (Masoud) Kalantari's Website
 Slawson Hall, 270H

Primary Research Interests

  • Multiphsics informed and explainable AI for dynamic systems
  • Smart subsurface characterization, surveillance, and monitoring
  • Digital Rock and Fluid Physics
  • Real-time Smart Sensing and data processing
  • Energy transition through AI-enabled tools
Taejoon Kim
Assistant Professor
 taejoonkim@ku.edu
 785-864-8822
 Taejoon Kim's Website
 3020 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Wireless Communications
  • Statistical Signal Processing
  • Optimization Theory
  • Inference and Machine Learning
  • Spectrum Intelligence
  • Networking and Data Fusion
Man Kong
Associate Professor Emeritus
 kong@ku.edu
 Man Kong's Website

Primary Research Interests

  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms
  • Combinatorial Optimizations
  • Graph Algorithms
Prasad Kulkarni
Professor, Associate Chair for Graduate Studies
 prasadk@ku.edu
 785-864-8819
 Prasad Kulkarni's Website
 2001F Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Software security
  • Software performance
  • Compiler optimizations
  • Virtual Machines and Runtime Systems
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Carlton Leuschen
Professor, Director of the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets
 leuschen@ku.edu
 785-864-7723
 Carlton Leuschen's Website
 2052 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Radar System Design and Development
  • Remote Sensing of Ice and Snow
  • High Resolution Radar for Agricultural Applications
  • Planetary Radar Sounding
Fengjun Li
Professor
 fli@ku.edu
 785-864-7707
 Fengjun Li's Website
 2018 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • IoT Security and privacy
  • Adversarial Machine Learning
  • Social network privacy
  • Network security
  • Secure data sharing and publishing
Jian Li
Courtesy Associate Professor, Francis M. Thomas Chair’s Council Associate Professor
 jianli@ku.edu
 785-864-6850
 Jian Li's Website

Primary Research Interests

  • Structural Health Monitoring and Control
  • System identification, model updating, damage detection, and uncertainty quantification
  • Computer vision and innovative sensing techniques
  • Wireless smart sensor networks
  • Machine Learning
Jilu Li
Courtesy Associate Professor
 jiluli@ku.edu
 785-864-1692
 Jilu Li's Website
 325 Nichols Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Radar systems for ice sheet remote sensing
  • Advanced Radar signal and array processing
  • Radar data analysis and interpretation
Jennifer Lohoefener
Assistant Research Professor
 jlohoefener@ku.edu
 Jennifer Lohoefener's Website
 2028 Eaton
Bo Luo
Professor
 bluo@ku.edu
 785-864-7393
 Bo Luo's Website
 2044 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Information security and privacy, database security
  • Information retrieval, Web and online social networks
  • Security and privacy issues in smart grid systems
  • XML and conventional database systems, data management
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Brian McClendon

Primary Research Interests

  • Machine Learning
  • Computer Vision
  • Autonomous Vehicles
  • World-scale Mapping
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Assistant Professor, Assistant Scientist
 pmccormick@ku.edu
 Patrick McCormick's Website
 3044 Eaton

Primary Research Interests

  • Radar systems and remote sensing
  • Multichannel RF signal design and optimization
  • Dual-function radar-communications
  • Adaptive signal processing and parameter estimation
  • Electromagnetic spectrum coexistence
James McNaughton
Professor of the Practice
 James McNaughton's Website
Jim Miller
Associate Professor Emeritus
 jrmiller@ku.edu
 785-864-7384
 James R. Miller's Website
 2036 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Computer Graphics
  • Visualization
  • Geometric Modeling
  • Technology in Education
Gary Minden

Primary Research Interests

  • Digital systems
  • Microprocessors
  • Embedded Systems
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John Paden
Courtesy Associate Professor
 paden@ku.edu
 785-864-1692
 John Paden's Website
 325 Nichols Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • SAR signal processing and related technologies
  • Signal and image processing
  • Sensor design and development, and system engineering
Bozenna Pasik-Duncan

Primary Research Interests

  • Probability
  • Statistics
  • Stochastic Control
Erik Perrins
Charles E. & Mary Jane Spahr Professor, Department Chair
 esp@ku.edu
 785-864-4486
 Erik Perrins's Website
 2001G Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Digital Communication Theory
  • Advanced Modulation Techniques
  • Channel Coding
  • Synchronization
  • Multiple-Input Multiple-Output Communications
David Petr
Professor, Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies
 dwp@ku.edu
 785-864-8823
 David Petr's Website
 2001C Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Audio Signal Processing
  • Network Performance
 Glenn Prescott
Professor Emeritus
 prescott@ku.edu
 785-864-8815
 Glenn Prescott's Website
 3048 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Software Radio Systems
  • Spread Spectrum and Military Communication Systems
  • Radio and Radar Signal Processing
  • DSP Applications in Acoustics and Radio Signals
  • Wireless Communication Systems
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Fernando Rodriguez-Morales

Primary Research Interests

  • High-frequency electronics for passive and active remote sensing
  • Multi-spectral and ultra-wideband radar instruments
  • Packaging, miniaturization, and hardening of radar components and systems
Adam Rouse, M.D., Ph.D.

Primary Research Interests

  • Neural encoding of hand and finger movements
  • Brain-machine interfaces
  • Data science/machine learning for neurotechnologies
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Hossein Saiedian

Primary Research Interests

  • Software architecture
  • Formal methods in software engineering
  • Cybersecurity and information assurance
  • Secure software engineering
  • Software process and project management
  • Software engineering education
Alessandro Salandrino

Primary Research Interests

  • Applied Electromagnetics, Optics and Photonics
  • Metamaterials
  • Plasmonics
  • Nonlinear Optics
Sumaiya Shomaji
Assistant Professor
 shomaji@ku.edu
 Sumaiya Shomaji's Website
 2020 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Biometric Authentication
  • Biomedical Applications
  • Hardware Security
Suzanne Shontz

Primary Research Interests

  • High Performance Scientific Computing Algorithms
  • Parallel Unstructured Mesh and Optimization Algorithms
  • Model Order Reduction
  • Computational Medicine
  • Image Processing
James Stiles

Primary Research Interests

All aspects of electromagnetic sensing, including:

  • Radar Signal Processing
  • Radar Remote Sensing
  • Applications Estimation Theory in electromagnetic sensing
  • Applications of Marginal Fisher's Information in sensor Design
  • Ground-Penetrating Radar
  • Wave Propagation and Scattering 

Google Scholar Page

Hongyang Sun

Primary Research Interests

  • High-Performance Computing
  • Cloud/Edge Computing
  • Resource Scheduling
  • Fault Tolerance
  • Analysis of Algorithms

 

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Han Wang
Assistant Professor
 Han Wang's Website
 2036 Eaton Hall
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Zijun Yao
Assistant Professor
 zyao@ku.edu
 Zijun Yao's Website
 2048 Eaton

Primary Research Interests

  • Data Mining
  • Health Informatics
  • Mobile Intelligence
  • Natural Language Processing
Heechul Yun
Associate Professor
 heechul.yun@ku.edu
 785-864-7367
 Heechul Yun's Website
 3040 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Operating Systems
  • Embedded Real-Time Systems
  • Computer Architecture
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Cuncong Zhong
Assistant Professor
 cczhong@ku.edu
 785-864-8825
 Cuncong Zhong's Website
 2026 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
  • Genomics
  • Metagenomics
  • Genetics
  • Non-coding RNA
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