VLSI includes circuits and systems design, systems on chip, testing, computer-aided design and synthesis. Computer architecture deals with the study and design of computer systems to meet functional, cost, and performance requirements of applications.

Centers and Labs

Affiliated Faculty

Mike Buckley.
Mike Buckley, MS
MS Electrical Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1983
Eminent Teaching Professor Emeritus
Co-Director, Center for Socially Relevant Computing (CSRC)
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Areas: Embedded systems; factory automation; software engineering; wireless telecommunications

Vipin Chaudhary.
Vipin Chaudhary, PhD
PhD, University of Texas at Austin

305 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4740

vipin@buffalo.edu

Empire Innovation Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Computer-assisted surgery; embedded and pervasive systems; high-performance computing; medical image processing

Zhanpeng Jin.
Zhanpeng Jin, PhD
PhD, University of Pittsburgh

336 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1601

zjin@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Emerging biometrics; human-computer interaction and cognitive science; cyber-physical security; neuromorphic computing; mobile and wearable computing; low-power sensing

Kris Schindler.
Kris Schindler, PhD
PhD, Electrical Engineering, University at Buffalo

346 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3185

kds@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor of Teaching
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Computer architecture; networking; VLSI systems

Ramalingam Sridhar.
Ramalingam Sridhar, PhD
PhD, Computer Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

338K Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3186

rsridhar@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Computer architecture; embedded technologies; VLSI circuits and systems; wireless networks and security

Shambhu Upadhyaya.
Shambhu Upadhyaya, PhD
PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia

329 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3183

shambhu@buffalo.edu

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education
Director, Center of Excellence in Information Systems Assurance Research and Education (CEISARE)
Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Computer security; distributed systems; fault-tolerant computing (hardware/software); information assurance

Wenyao Xu.
Wenyao Xu, PhD
PhD, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles

330 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4748

wenyaoxu@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Embedded and cyber-physical systems; body sensor networks; biomedical signal analytics; telemedicine; human-computer interaction