UC Santa Barbara General CatalogUniversity of California, Santa Barbara

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Building 380, Room 101;
Telephone (805) 893-2269 or (805) 893-3821
Web site: www.ece.ucsb.edu
Chair: B.S. Manjunath
Vice Chair: Clint Schow
Vice Chair: Luke Theogarajan

Mahnoosh Alizadeh, PhD, UC Davis, Associate Professor (Smart Power Grids, Demand Response and Renewable Energy Integration, Cyber-Physical Systems, Network Control)
Kaustav Banerjee, PhD, UC Berkeley, Professor (high performance VLSI and mixed signal system-on-chip designs and their design automation methods; single electron transistors; 3D and optoelectronic integration)
Ilan Ben-Yaacov, PhD, UC Santa Barbara, Senior Lecturer SOE (semiconductor device physics and electronic devices, power electronics, engineering education)
Dan Blumenthal, PhD, University of Colorado, Professor (fiber-optic networks, wavelength and subcarrier division multiplexing, photonic packet switching, signal processing in semiconductor optical devices, wavelength conversion, microwave photonics)
John Bowers, PhD, Stanford University, Professor (high-speed photonic and electronic devices and integrated circuits, fiber optic communication, semiconductors, laser physics and mode-locking phenomena, compound semiconductor materials and processing) Joint Appointment: MATRL TMP
Forrest Brewer, PhD, University of Illinois, Professor (VLSI and computer system design automation, theory of design and design representations, symbolic techniques in high level synthesis)
Jim Buckwalter, PhD, California Institute of Technology, Professor (RF and millimeter-wave integrated circuits and systems, optoelectronic integrated circuits, energy-efficient circuits, CMOS and III-V integrated circuit processes)
Katie Byl, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Associate Professor (robotics, autonomous systems, dynamics, control, manipulation, locomotion, machine learning)
Kerem Camsari, Assistant Professor
Shivkumar Chandrasekaran, PhD, Yale University, Professor (numerical analysis, numerical linear algebra; scientific computation)
Nadir Dagli, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Professor (design, fabrication, and modeling of photonic integrated circuits, ultrafast electrooptic modulators, solid state microwave and millimeter wave devices; experimental study of ballistic transport in quantum confined structures)
Steven Denbaars, PhD, University of Southern California, Professor (metalorganic vapor phase epitaxy, optoelectronic materials, compound semiconductors, indium phosphide and gallium nitride, photonic devices) Joint Appointment: MATRL
Jerry Gibson, PhD, Southern Methodist University, Professor (digital signal processing, data, speech, image and video compression, and communications via multi-use networks, data embedding, adaptive filtering)
Joao Hespanha, PhD, Yale University, Professor (hybrid and switched systems; multi-agent control systems; game theory; optimization; distributed control over communication networks also known as networked control systems; coordination and control of groups of unmanned air vehicles; the use of vision in feedback control; and network security)
Yogananda Isukapalli, PhD, UC San Diego, Senior Lecturer SOE (Low power hardware design, Multi-antenna wireless communications, Transmit beam forming, Vector quantization, Performance analysis of communication systems)
Haewon Jeong, Assistant Professor
Bongjin Kim, Assistant Professor
Jonathan Klamkin, PhD, UC Santa Barbara, Professor (Integrated Photonics, Silicon Photonics, Optical Communications, Nanophotonics, Microwave Photonics, Compound Semiconductors, Photonic Integration Techniques, Electronic-photonic Integration)
Hua Lee, PhD, UC Santa Barbara, Professor (image system optimization, high-performance image formation algorithms, synthetic-aperture radar and sonar systems, acoustic microscopy, microwave nondestructive evaluation, dynamic vision systems)
Peng Li, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University, Professor (Integrated circuits and systems, learning algorithms and circuits for brain-inspired computing, electronic design automation, computational brain modeling, hardware machine learning systems)
Upamanyu Madhow, PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana, Professor (spread-spectrum and multiple-access communications, space-time coding, and internet protocols)
B. S. Manjunath, PhD, University of Southern California, Professor (image processing, computer vision, pattern recognition, neural networks, learning algorithms, content based search in multimedia databases)
Jason Marden, PhD, UC Los Angeles, Professor (Feedback Control and Systems Theory; Game Theoretic Methods for Coordination of Large Scale Distributed Systems; Application to Distributed Traffic Routing, Dynamic Resource Allocation, Queueing Systems, and Sensor Networks)
Nina Miolane, Assistant Professor
Umesh Mishra, PhD, Cornell University, Professor (high-speed transistors, semiconductor device physics, quantum electronics, wide band gap materials and devices, design and fabrication of millimeter-wave devices, in situ processing and integration techniques)
Galan Moody, PhD, University of Colorado-Boulder, Assistant Professor (Quantum Photonics; Nanoscale Quantum Systems and Devices including Quantum Dots and 2D Materials; Quantum Light Generation, Manipulation, and Detection; Hybrid Quantum Systems; Valleytronics)
Yasamin Mostofi, PhD, Stanford University, Professor (RF sensing, robotics, wireless systems, multi-agent systems, mobile sensor networks)
Chris Palmstrom, PhD, Leeds University, Professor (atomic level control of interfacial phenomena, in-situ STM, surface and thin film analysis, metallization of semiconductors, dissimilar materials epitaxial growth, molecular beam and chemical beam epitaxial growth of metallic compounds) Joint Appointment: MATRL
Behrooz Parhami, PhD, UC Los Angeles, Professor (parallel architectures and algorithms, computer arithmetic, computer design, dependable and fault-tolerant computing)
Ramtin Pedarsani, PhD, UC Berkeley, Associate Professor (information and coding theory, machine learning, applied probability, network control, transportation systems, game theory)
Lawrence R. Rabiner, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Professor (digital signal processing, intelligent human-machine interaction, speech processing and recognition, telecommunications)
Mark Rodwell, PhD, Stanford University, Professor (heterojunction bipolar transistors, high frequency integrated circuit design, electronics beyond 100 GHz)
Kenneth Rose, PhD, California Institute of Technology, Professor (information theory, source and channel coding, image coding, communications, pattern recognition)
Loai Salem, PhD, UC San Diego, Assistant Professor (power management integrated circuits, power electronics using new devices/passives, low-power mixed-signal circuits)
Clint Schow, PhD, University of Texas, Professor (Optoelectronic/Electronic Co-Design and Integration, Equalization Techniques for High-Speed Optical Links, Photonic Switching, Optoelectronic Devices, Integrated Transceiver Packaging)
Jon Schuller, PhD, Stanford University, Professor (nanophotonics, organic optoelectronics, plasmonics, metamaterials)
Pradeep Sen, PhD, Stanford University, Professor (computer graphics and imaging)
Spencer Smith, PhD, UC Los Angeles, Associate Professor (neuroengineering, neuroscience, optics, imaging, visual processing, neuronal circuitry)
Dmitri Strukov, PhD, Stony Brook University, Professor (hybrid circuits, nanoelectronics, resistance switching devices, memristors, digital memories, programmable circuits, bio-inspired computing)
Andrew Teel, PhD, UC Berkeley, Professor (control design and analysis for nonlinear dynamical systems, input-output methods, actuator nonlinearities, applications to aerospace problems)
Luke Theogarajan, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Professor (low-power analog VLSI, biomimetic nanosystems, neural prostheses, biosensors, block co-polymer synthesis, self-assembly, and microfabrication)
Yon Visell, PhD, McGill University, Associate Professor (Haptics, robotics, sensors, virtual reality, interactive technologies) Joint Appointment: MAT
Li-C. Wang, PhD, University of Texas, Austin, Professor (design verification, testing, computer-aided design of microprocessors)
Bob York, PhD, Cornell University, Professor (high-power/high-frequency devices and circuits, quasi-optics, antennas, electromagnetic theory, nonlinear circuits and dynamics, microwave photonics) Joint Appointment: TMP
Zheng Zhang, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Assistant Professor (Photonic, Electronic, and MEMS Design Automation; Modeling and Verification of Robots & Autonomous Driving; High-Dimensional Data Analysis and Machine Learning; Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI))

Emeriti Faculty
Rod Alferness, PhD, University of Michigan
Steven Butner, PhD, Stanford University
Kwang-Ting Tim Cheng, PhD, UC Berkeley
Larry Coldren, PhD, Stanford University Joint Appointment: MATRL
Jorge Fontana, PhD, Stanford University
Allen Gersho, PhD, Cornell University
Arthur Gossard, PhD, UC Berkeley Joint Appointment: MATRL
Glenn Heidbreder, D Eng, Yale University
Evelyn Hu, PhD, Columbia University Joint Appointment: MATRL
Ronald Iltis, PhD, UC San Diego
Petar Kokotovic, PhD, USSR Academy of Sciences
Herbert Kroemer, PhD, University of Göttingen, Germany Joint Appointment: MATRL
Steve Long, PhD, Cornell University
Malgorzata Marek-Sadowska, PhD, Warsaw University of Technology
P. Michael Melliar-Smith, PhD, University of London
James Merz, PhD, Harvard University
Sanjit Mitra, PhD, UC Berkeley
Louise Moser, PhD, University of Wisconsin
Venkatesh Narayanamurti, PhD, Cornell University
Pierre Petroff, PhD, UC Berkeley Joint Appointment: MATRL
John Shynk, PhD, Stanford University
Pochi Yeh, PhD, California Institute of Technology

Affiliated Faculty
Jonathan Balkind (Computer Science)
Bassam Bamieh, PhD (Mechanical Engineering)
Elizabeth Belding, PhD (Computer Science)
Michael Beyeler, PhD (Computer Science, Psychological and Brain Sciences)
Francesco Bullo, PhD (Mechanical Engineering)
Ranjit Deshmukh (Environmental Studies, Bren School of Environmental Science and Management)
Yufei Ding, PhD (Computer Science)
Miguel Eckstein, PhD (Psychological and Brain Sciences)
Chandra Krintz, PhD (Computer Science)
Eric McFarland, PhD (Chemical Engineering)
Shuji Nakamura, PhD (Materials)
Timothy Sherwood, PhD (Computer Science)
Misha Sra, PhD (Computer Science)
William Wang, PhD (Computer Science)
Yu-Xiang Wang (Computer Science)