Brown University School of Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty

Electrical and Computer ENGINEERING Faculty
Ruth Iris Bahar, Ph.D., University of Colorado
Computer Engineering at LEMS
Computer Architecture, Low-Power Design, and Computer-Aided VLSI Design.
Rod Beresford, Ph.D., Columbia University
Sr. Associate Dean; Professor
Molecular beam epitaxy, electronic materials and devices, quantum well and superlattice device physics.
Pedro F. Felzenszwalb
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Professor of Engineering and Computer Science
Computer Vision at LEMS
Computer vision, artificial intelligence, machine learning, algorithms.
Leigh Hochberg, Ph.D., M.D. Emory University
Clinical Interests: Stroke, Neurocritical Care
Translational Neuroscience Interests: Brain-Computer Interfaces, Neurotechnology
(see also Biomedical Engineering Faculty)    
Benjamin Kimia, Ph.D., McGill University
Computer Vision at LEMS
Computer vision and image processing, artificial intelligence  
Larry Larson, Ph.D., UCLA
Sorensen Family Dean of Engineering; Professor of Engineering 
Wireless communications, Semiconductor devices, high-frequency circuits, communications systems  
Daniel MittlemanPh.D., University of California at Berkeley
Mittleman Laboratory
Terahertz science and technology, ultrafast optical phenomena
Arto Nurmikko, Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley
L. Herbert Ballou University Professor of Engineering and Physics
Nanophotonics and Neuroengineering Laboratory
Nanophotonics, Nanomaterials, and Neuroengineering/ Neurotechnology
(see also Biomedical Engineering Faculty)    
Domenico Pacifici, Ph.D., University of Catania, Italy
Associate Professor
Pacifici Research Group
Silicon-based microphotonics, nanophotonics, plasmonics. Nanoengineered materials and devices for information, sensing and energy-harvesting applications.
(see also Biomedical Engineering Faculty)    
Sherief Reda, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Associate Professor
Computer Engineering at LEMS
Scalable Computing Systems Laboratory (SCALE)
Energy-efficient computing systems, design automation and test of integrated circuits, computer architecture, reconfigurable computing. 

Christopher Rose, Ph.D., M.I.T.
Professor; Associate Dean of the Faculty for Special Initiatives
Rose Group: A World of Bits -- wireless and beyond
Communication theory as an organizing principle: wireless communication, molecular communication, mobile networks, communication theory and physics, genetic algorithms, interference avoidance, MIMO.

Jacob Rosenstein, Ph.D., Columbia University
Assistant Professor
Computer Engineering at LEMS
Mixed-signal electronics, instrumentation, electrophysiology, nanopore sensors, embedded systems, VLSI, sensor interfaces, microfluidics.  
Harvey Silverman, Ph.D., Brown University
Computer Engineering at LEMS
Digital signal processing, speech recognition and analysis, computer architecture, microphone-array systems, nonlinear optimization. 
Gabriel Taubin, Ph.D., Brown University
Professor of Engineering and Computer Science
Computer Vision at LEMS
Computer vision, computer graphics, geometric modeling, mesh signal processing, geometry compression, smart cameras, smart sensor networks, embedded systems. 
Jimmy Xu, Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Charles C. Tillinghast Jr. '32 University Professor, Engineering and Physics
Laboratory for Emerging Technologies
Fabrication and physics of novel nanostructures, DNA-based molecular engineering, and opto-electronics
(see also Biomedical Engineering Faculty)    
Alexander Zaslavsky, Ph.D., Princeton University
Professor of Engineering and Physics
Zaslavsky Laboratory
Physics and technology of semiconductor microstructures and devices
Rashid Zia, Ph.D., Stanford University
Associate Professor of Engineering and Physics; Dean of the College
Zia Laboratory
Nanophotonics, near-field optics, plasmonics, single emitter spectroscopy, single photon sources, and cavity-free QED
William Patterson
Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Engineer
Computer architecture, analog/digital design.
Electrical and computer ENGINEERING Emeriti and Research Faculty
David Cooper, Ph.D., Columbia University
Professor Emeritus; Professor (Research)
Computer Vision at LEMS
Computer vision, pattern recognition, communication and information sciences.  
Jerry Daniels, Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley
Associate Professor Emeritus
Neural networks, genetic algorithms, visual physiology, eye movements, development of the nervous system, bio-instrumentation.
(see also Biomedical Engineering Faculty)     
Barrett Hazeltine, Ph.D., University of Michigan
Professor Emeritus
Management of technology, technology in development, engineering education, digital systems.