ECE Experts List

The faculty fosters strong multi-disciplinary and collaborative research with other disciplines within NC State such as biomedical engineering, textile engineering, genomics, materials science engineering, mathematics and statistics, other universities, industry, government agencies and laboratories, and other partners in the Research Triangle area.

The Experts List provides a listing of professors in the department who have agreed to discuss their various areas of expertise with representatives of the news media.

The ECE Department has experts in areas such as:

You are welcome to contact these sources directly, or for assistance in identifying additional sources you may call the ECE Administrative Offices, 919-515-2336, or e-mail ecehelp@ncsu.edu.

Computer Engineering

Dr. Mo-Yuen Chow
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919) 515-7360
chow@eos.ncsu.edu
www4.ncsu.edu/~chow
Communications and signal processing; control, robotics and mechatronics; power electronics and power systems.
Dr. W. Rhett Davis
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919) 515-5857
rhett_davis@ncsu.edu
Digital integrated circuits and systems constructed of silicon chips for application in communications and signal processing; low-power, embedded system design; high-speed, high-performance computing.
Dr. Robert M. Kolbas
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919)515-5257
kolbas@eos.ncsu.edu
Photonic materials and devices, lasers, light-emitting diodes, opticals detectors, quantum wells and nanostructures; optical communication; fiber optics; nanoelectronics.
Dr. Eric Rotenberg
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919) 513-2822
ericro@ece.ncsu.edu
http://people.engr.ncsu.edu/ericro/
Computer architecture; high-performance, low-power, and reliable microprocessors; processor and memory technologies; multi-core processors.
Dr. Mihail Sichitiu
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919) 515-7348
misichit@ncsu.edu
Wireless networking, including local area networks.

Computer Science

Dr. Griff Bilbro
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919) 515-5101
glb@ncsu.edu
Analog circuits, electron devices, high frequency transistors, global optimization, random computer algorithms, machine vision.
Dr. Thomas Miller III
Associate Dean For Distance Education And Information Technology, Vice Provost For DELTA
(919) 513-3358
tkm@ncsu.edu
Use of distance learning in higher education. Practical considerations of selecting a distance-learning technology or technologies for a given job. Technology and usage trends. Emerging technologies. Computer architecture, hardware/software, networks, UNIX and the Internet.
Dr. Mehmet Ozturk
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919) 515-5245
mco@ncsu.edu
Nanoelectronics and photonics; nanotechnology; silicon devices and fabrication.

Electrical Engineering

Dr. Jayant Baliga
Director of Power Semiconductor Research Center
(919) 515-6169
bjbaliga@unity.ncsu.edu
Member of the National Academy of Engineering and director of Power Semiconductor Research Center. Research interests include power semiconductor devices and power integrated circuits. Has earned more than 100 patents.
Dr. Dror Baron
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919)513-7974
barondror@ncsu.edu
Communication and signal processing.
Dr. Salah Bedair
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919)515-5204
bedair@eos.ncsu.edu
Semiconductor materials and devices, microwave optical devices, solar cells, light-emitting diodes, solid state lighting.
Dr. Paul Franzon
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919) 515-7351
paulf@ncsu.edu
Nanotechnology; microsystems constructed of silicon chips, both analog and digital; silicon micromachined components for applications in computing, communications, sensors, signal processing, advanced packaging and chip-to-chip communications.
Dr. John J. Grainger
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919) 515-5202
jjag@eos.ncsu.edu
Electrical power transmission and distribution systems. Electric utility industry restructuring.
Dr. Robert M. Kolbas
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919) 515-5257
kolbas@eos.ncsu.edu
Photonic materials and devices, lasers, light-emitting diodes, opticals detectors, quantum wells and nanostructures; optical communication; fiber optics; nanoelectronics.
Dr. Carlton M. Osburn
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919) 515-5153
osburn@eos.ncsu.edu
Semiconductor devices and process technology, materials and processes for deep, submicron, ultra-large scale integration.
Dr. Mehmet Ozturk
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919) 515-5245
mco@ncsu.edu
Nanoelectronics and photonics; nanotechnology; silicon devices and fabrication.
Dr. Wesley Snyder
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919)515-5114
wes@eos.ncsu.edu
Image analysis and processing; visual inspection; shape recognition; quality control; computer vision; robot vision.
Dr. Michael Steer
Lampe Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919) 515-5191
mbs@ncsu.edu
Radio frequency (RF) and microwave communication; radar and sensor systems; technology integration; global modeling.

Biomedical Engineering

Dr. H. Troy Nagle
Professor of Biomedical, Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919) 515-3578
t.nagle@ncsu.edu
Medical instrumentation and sensors; implantable devices; digital control systems and logic. Founding chair of the NC State/UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Biomedical Engineering. Holds doctorates in medicine and engineering.

Microelectronics

Dr. Jayant Baliga
Director of Power Semiconductor Research Center
(919) 515-6169
bjbaliga@unity.ncsu.edu
Member of the National Academy of Engineering and director of Power Semiconductor Research Center. Research interests include power semiconductor devices and power integrated circuits. Has earned more than 100 patents.
Dr. Mo-Yuen Chow
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919) 515-7360
chow@eos.ncsu.edu
www4.ncsu.edu/~chow
Communications and signal processing; control, robotics and mechatronics; power electronics and power systems.
Dr. W. Rhett Davis
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919) 515-5857
rhett_davis@ncsu.edu
Digital integrated circuits and systems constructed of silicon chips for application in communications and signal processing; low-power, embedded system design; high-speed, high-performance computing.
Dr. Carlton M. Osburn
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919)515-5153
osburn@eos.ncsu.edu
Semiconductor devices and process technology, materials and processes for deep, submicron, ultra-large scale integration.
Dr. Mehmet Ozturk
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919) 515-5245
mco@ncsu.edu
Nanoelectronics and photonics; nanotechnology; silicon devices and fabrication.

Networking

Dr. Arne Nilsson
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919) 515-5130
nilsson@ncsu.edu
Networking, including computer communications, computer networking, digital performance evaluation, local-area and wide-area networks; communications and signal processing.
Dr. Yannis Viniotis
Associate Department Head, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919) 513-4221
candice@ncsu.edu
Enterprise networking; data center technologies; service engineering; network control algorithms and design.

Robotics

Dr. Eddie Grant
Associate Professor of Electrcial and Computer Engineering and Director of the Center for Robotics and Intelligent Machines
(919) 515-7354
egrant@eos.ncsu.edu
Mechatronic robots. Is developing a remote-controlled pipe-crawling robotic device with sensors that can search through earthquake or bomb rubble for survivors.
Dr. Wesley Snyder
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(919)515-5114
wes@eos.ncsu.edu
Image analysis and processing; visual inspection; shape recognition; quality control; computer vision; robot vision.