The bio-area focuses on system-level modeling, sensing, imaging and controlling of biological systems. Faculty members develop intelligent, wearable systems and algorithms for monitoring physiological conditions; non-invasive medical imaging and image analysis systems for diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment planning; neural signal acquisition, processing and control systems; AI for medical imaging, and telemedicine systems.
Faculty: Jim Ji, Hazem Nounou, Khalid Qaraqe, Erchin Serpedin and Muhammad Zilany
Coding and Information Theory
The info area focuses on codes on graphs, lattice sphere packings, iterative decoding, joint source-channel coding, compressive sensing, space-time coding, physical-layer security and network coding.
Faculty: Hussein Alnuweiri, Joseph Boutos, Ali Ghrayeb and Khalid Qaraqe
The control area focuses on systems and control engineering, and includes applications in data-based modeling and control, monitoring and fault detection, intelligent and adaptive control, and control of time-delay systems.
Faculty: Hazem Nounou and Haitham Abu-Rub
Power and Energy Systems
High-Performance and Reconfigurable Computing
The specific research interests include advanced computing structures, application-specific parallel and multi-processing architectures, configurable computing, high-speed digital designs, parallel and distributed algorithms, wireless and sensor networks, scheduling theory, traffic engineering, and quality-of-service mechanisms in wired and wireless networks.
Faculty: Hussein Alnuweiri, Joseph Boutros, Ali Ghrayeb, Jim Ji and Erchin Serpedin
Wireless Communication and Signal Processing
This research area focuses on wireless communications and signal processing, and includes the following applications: RF spectrum sensing and estimation, FSO, VLC, 5G, machine learning for wireless communications, cognitive radios, dynamic spectrum access, secure wireless communications, MIMO, LTE/OFDMA, wireless sensors and ad hoc networks, and digital speech, image, video and radar signal processing. Faculty members develop novel theories, tools, algorithms, and systems for addressing real-world problems.
Faculty: Joseph Boutros, Ali Ghrayeb, Khalid Qaraqe, Erchin Serpedin and Muhammad Zilany