Faculty Directory

  • Jonathan Bird.
    Jonathan Bird, PhD
    PhD, University of Sussex

    230 I Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1015

    jbird@buffalo.edu

    Professor and Chair
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Nanoelectronics and mesoscopic physics: fundamental investigations of quantum phenomena; explorations of new device and sensing paradigms; electrical properties of novel nanomaterials

  • Photo of Kevin Burke.
    Kevin Burke, PhD
    PhD, University at Buffalo

    220 Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1038

    kmburke@buffalo.edu

    Assistant Professor of Teaching
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Power and energy management; dielectric phenomena; pulsed power; insulation performance/reliability

  • Picture of Ping-Chin Cheng.
    Ping-Chin Cheng, PhD
    PhD, University of Illinois Medical Ctr

    230 G Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1010

    elepcc@gmail.com

    Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Confocal microscopy; biomedical imaging; x-ray microscopy; microtomography; lithography

  • Jun (Brandon) Choi.
    Jun (Brandon) Choi, PhD
    PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

    230 K Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1148

    junhchoi@buffalo.edu

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Microwave circuits and systems; antennas and antenna arrays; periodic structures; metamaterials

  • photo of Erik Einarsson.
    Erik Einarsson, PhD
    PhD, University of Tokyo

    113 D Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-5089

    erikeina@buffalo.edu

    Associate Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
    Associate Professor
    Department of Materials Design and Innovation
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Synthesis of low-dimensional materials such as graphene and single-walled carbon nanotubes; materials characterization; THz applications of nanoscale materials

  • Adly Fam.
    Adly Fam, PhD
    PhD, University of California, Irvine

    219 Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1149

    afam@buffalo.edu

    Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Digital signal processing; arithmetic intensive computing; communications and radar

  • Liesl Folks.
    Liesl Folks, PhD, MBA
    PhD, University of Western Australia

    208 Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-2771

    lfolks@buffalo.edu

    Volunteer Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering

    Specialty/Research Focus: Materials design and innovation; technology transfer cycle optimization; nanostructured magnetic materials and spin-electronic devices; data storage; random access memories; access and participation in STEM

  • Qiaoqiang Gan.
    Qiaoqiang Gan, PhD
    PhD, Lehigh University

    230 L Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1152

    qqgan@buffalo.edu

    Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Nano-optics and nanoplasmonics for optoelectronics and energy; biosensing and environmental sensing

  • Zhangyu Guan.
    Zhangyu Guan, PhD
    PhD, Shandong University

    221 Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1147

    guan@buffalo.edu

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Network Design Automation, New Spectrum Technologies, Wireless Network Security

  • Herrera.
    Luis C. Herrera, PhD
    PhD, Ohio State University

    224 Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1150

    lcherrer@buffalo.edu

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Power electronics control; ​dc microgrid; power system optimization

  • Michael Langberg.
    Michael Langberg, PhD
    PhD, Weizmann Institute of Science

    214 Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1047

    mikel@buffalo.edu

    Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Information theory; coding theory; network communication and network coding; 'Big Data' in the form of succinct data representation via geometric clustering; probabilistic methods in combinatorics

  • Huamin Li.
    Huamin Li, PhD
    PhD, Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)

    230 D Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1026

    huaminli@buffalo.edu

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Nano-scale electronics and optoelectronics based on low-dimensional materials

  • Photo of Pao-Lo Liu.
    Pao-Lo Liu, PhD
    PhD, Harvard University

    230 D Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1021

    paololiu@buffalo.edu

    Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus:: Computational photonics; photonic bandgap materials and devices; quantum information processing

  • photo of Peter Liu.
    Peter Q. Liu, PhD
    PhD, Princeton University

    230 J Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1037

    pqliu@buffalo.edu

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Mid-infrared and THz optoelectronics and photonics; graphene and other 2D materials based devices and systems; strongly correlated electron materials; quantum optics; quantum cascade lasers; chemical and biological sensing

  • Filippo Malandra.
    Filippo Malandra, PhD
    PhD, École Polytechnique de Montréal

    230C Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1151

    filippom@buffalo.edu

    Assistant Professor of Research
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Internet of things; wireless communications; cellular networks (4G/5G); network performance analysis and simulation; communications for the smart grid; optimization; machine learning

  • Photo of Nick Mastronarde.
    Nicholas Mastronarde, PhD
    PhD, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

    226 Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1537

    nmastron@buffalo.edu

    Associate Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Energy-efficient multimedia systems; resource allocation and scheduling in wireless networks and systems; parallel video encoding and decoding; dynamic power management; cross-layer design and optimization; Markov decision processes; reinforcement learning

  • Russ Miller.
    Russ Miller, PhD
    PhD, Binghamton University

    338F Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-4737

    miller@buffalo.edu

    UB Distinguished Professor
    Department of Computer Science and Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
    Adjunct Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
    Senior Research Scientist at the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute
    Adjunct Professor
    Department of Structural Biology
    Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

    Research Topics: High-performance computing; parallel algorithms and architectures; cyberinfrastructure; grid and cloud computing; computational crystallography; molecular structure determination; computational geometry

  • Picture of Vladimir Mitin.
    Vladimir Mitin, PhD
    PhD, Ukrainian Academy of Sciences

    312 C Bonner Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1036

    vmitin@buffalo.edu

    SUNY Distinguished Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Nanoelectronic, microelectric and optoelectronic devices and materials; transport and noise in heterostructures, thin films, quantum wells and quantum wires; simulation, design and testing of photodetectors, terahertz sensors and solar cells

  • Photo of Kwang Oh.
    Kwang Oh, PhD
    PhD, University of Cincinnati

    113 C Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1025

    kwangoh@buffalo.edu

    Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: LOC (lab-on-a-chip); MicroTAS (Micro Total Analysis Systems); BioMEMS (Bio Micro Electro Mechanical Systems); SANS (Sample-to-Answer Nano/microfluidic Systems); nanobiosensors for bio/chemical/environmental applications; world-to-chip interfacing and packaging; single cell manipulation, sorting, and detection; microvalves; micropumps; microfluidics

  • Vasili Perebeinos.
    Vasili Perebeinos, PhD
    PhD, Stony Brook University

    230 I Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-3115

    vasilipe@buffalo.edu

    Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Theory and modelling of electrical and optical properties of low dimensional materials such as carbon nanotubes, graphene, and other 2D materials

  • Athos Petrou.
    Athos Petrou, PhD
    PhD, Purdue University

    327 Fronczak Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-6183

    petrou@buffalo.edu

    Affiliated Faculty
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
    UB Distinguished Professor
    Department of Physics
    College of Arts and Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Magneto-spectroscopy in the visible and near-infrared of semiconductor nanostructures and devices

    327 Fronczak Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-6183

    petrou@buffalo.edu

  • Paras Prasad.
    Paras Prasad, PhD
    PhD, University of Pennsylvania

    428 Natural Sciences Complex

    Phone: (716) 645-4148

    pnprasad@buffalo.edu

    SUNY Distinguished Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
    Samuel P. Capen Chair of Chemistry
    Department of Chemistry
    College of Arts and Sciences
    Director
    Institute for Lasers, Photonics, and Biophotonics
    College of Arts and Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Preparation, processing and theoretical modeling of nanostructured photonic materials; biophotonics; nonlinear optical processes; metamaterials

  • sanyal.
    Arindam Sanyal, PhD
    PhD, University of Texas at Austin

    230 F Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-9166

    arindams@buffalo.edu

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Analog, mixed-signal integrated design; time-domain ADC design; mismatch and ISI shaping in DACs; analog circuit design for biomedical applications

  • Photo of Uttam Singisetti.
    Uttam Singisetti, PhD
    PhD, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara

    230 H Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1536

    uttamsin@buffalo.edu

    Associate Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Advanced GaN and novel III-N devices for THz electronics; transport in III-N hetero-structures; novel devices utilizing new materials functionalities; energy-efficient, nano-electronics in emerging materials

  • ks.
    Konstantinos Slavakis, PhD
    PhD, Tokyo Institute of Technology

    225 Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1012

    kslavaki@buffalo.edu

    Associate Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Signal processing; machine learning; big data analytics; (stochastic) optimization; online learning; adaptive signal processing; dimensionality reduction; clustering; image processing; communications

  • 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

  • Rohini Srihari.
    Rohini Srihari, PhD
    PhD, University at Buffalo

    338D Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1602

    rohini@buffalo.edu

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

    Research Topics: Information extraction; information retrieval; multimedia information retrieval; text mining

  • su.
    Weifeng Su, PhD
    PhD, University of Delaware

    227 Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1028

    weifeng@buffalo.edu

    Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Wireless communications and networking; MIMO systems and space-time coding, MIMO-OFDM systems; cooperative communications for wireless networks

  • Photo of Zhi Sun.
    Zhi Sun, PhD
    PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology

    218 Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1608

    zhisun@buffalo.edu

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

    Specialty/Research Focus: Wireless communications and networking, especially wireless communications in extreme environments; wireless sensor networks; wireless underground networks; wireless intra-body networks; cyber physical systems

  • Albert Titus.
    Albert H. Titus, PhD
    PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology

    332 D Bonner Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1019

    ahtitus@buffalo.edu

    Professor
    Chair
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Jacobs School of Medicine
    Adjunct Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Analog VLSI Design; silicon-based neuromorphic visual processing systems; neural networks; electronic routing and packaging design; electron beam lithography; sensors; optoelectronics

  • Farah Vandrevala.
    Farah Vandrevala, PhD
    PhD, University at Buffalo

    230 Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-3115

    farahper@buffalo.edu

    Assistant Professor of Teaching
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Material characterization; terahertz spectroscopy; and metrology

  • Chu Ryang Wie.
    Chu-Ryang Wie, PhD
    PhD, California Institute of Technology

    230 B Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1023

    wie@buffalo.edu

    Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Semiconductor devices - device reliability under voltage/current stress; radiation (gamma-ray, proton, x-ray) effect; X-ray analysis of semiconductor materials such as metamorphic buffer materials using reciprocal space mapping and other x-ray methods; semiconductor nanodevice visual simulation; quantum entanglement and visualization

  • Xiu Yao.
    Xiu Yao, PhD
    PhD, Ohio State University

    210 Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1027

    xiuyao@buffalo.edu

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Power electronics; microgrid control and protection; high voltage dc transmission, high voltage engineering

  • Leslie Ying.
    Leslie (Lei) Ying, PhD
    PhD, University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign

    223 Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1609

    leiying@buffalo.edu

    Clifford C. Furnas Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
    Clifford C. Furnas Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Compressed sensing; magnetic resonance imaging; image reconstruction

  • Xiaoliang Zhang.
    Xiaoliang Zhang, PhD
    PhD, University of Minnesota

    215 E Bonner Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-4055

    Fax: (716) 645-2207

    xzhang89@buffalo.edu

    Empire Innovation Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
    Adjunct Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Research Topics: Novel techniques for advanced MRI instrumentation; multi-modal biomedical imaging; novel MR imaging formation technology; MR imaging at high and ultrahigh fields; novel device and method development for structural, functional and metabolic imaging using proton and heteronuclear MRI; parallel imaging and compressed sensing based fast imaging methodology; new hardware technology for MR imaging, microimaging, cancer imaging, fetal and neonatal imaging; interventional MRI; PET-MRI in health and cancerous conditions; technical development of high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) or magnetic resonance guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) in small animal models and humans

    215 E Bonner Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-4055

    Fax: (716) 645-2207

    xzhang89@buffalo.edu

  • Jian-Ping Zheng.
    Jian-Ping Zheng, PhD
    PhD, University at Buffalo

    113 B Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1194

    jzheng@buffalo.edu

    Empire Innovation Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Energy storage/conversion materials and devices; nano-materials and devices fabrication and characterization; solid-state thin film deposition and optoelectronic devices; nonlinear optics

  • Jennifer Zirnheld.
    Jennifer Zirnheld, PhD
    PhD, University at Buffalo

    213 Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-3115

    zirnheld@buffalo.edu

    Maxwell Technologies Inc. Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Insulation coordination; energy systems; mobility platforms; nano-dielectrics

  • Albus Dumbledore (do not say "photo of").
    Shaofeng Zou, PhD
    PhD, Syracuse University

    228 Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1053

    szou3@buffalo.edu

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Statistical signal processing; statistical learning theory; information theory; sensor networks; cyber-physical systems and wireless networks