Faculty and Staff

Meet our Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering faculty and staff

Chair

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Pedram Mohseni

Department Chair, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering
Goodrich Professorship for Engineering Innovation
Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering

Creates next-generation, integrated instruments for neural engineering and point-of-care (POC) health diagnostics

Faculty

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Venkataramanan "Ragu" Balakrishnan

Charles H. Phipps Dean of Engineering, Case School of Engineering
Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering

Investigates numerical methods and optimization for systems and control, control theory, application of systems theory in communication, signal processing, robotics and VLSI

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Marc Buchner

Associate Dean, Academics
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering
Director, Virtual Worlds Lab - Gaming and Simulation

Applies computer gaming technology and digital signal processing, especially VR and AR, to problem-solving in fields including psychology, nursing and medicine

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M. Cenk Cavusoglu

Nord Professor of Engineering
Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering
Director, Medical Robotics and Computer Integrated Surgery Laboratory

Develops next-generation medical robotic systems for surgery and image-guided interventions

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Vira Chankong

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering

Develops rapid learning and optimization methods for intensity modulated radiation therapy, and develops new paradigm for combinatorial optimization

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Michael Fu

Timothy E. and Allison L. Schroeder Assistant Professorship in Computer and Data Sciences
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering

Develops video games and virtual environments to improve human health after neurological injury

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Mario Garcia-Sanz

Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering

Bridges the gap between advanced control theory and energy, industrial and space applications

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Evren Gurkan Cavusoglu

Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering

Develops dynamical models of biological systems to help improve treatment of complex diseases

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Ming-Chun Huang

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering
Faculty Director, Mobile Health Laboratory (mHealth@CWRU)
Faculty Director, Sensing and Interaction Laboratory (SAIL@CWRU)

Mobile Health (mHealth) Technologies, Wearable and Edge Computing, Internet of Medical Things

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Hossein Lavasani

Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering

Electronics and Micro/Nano systems systems

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Greg Lee

Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering

Develops robotic systems systems

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Pan Li

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering

Investigates big data computing and analytics, security and privacy, and their applications in complex systems and networks

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Wei Lin

Fellow of IEEE and JSPS
Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering

Creates modeling, estimations and advanced control techniques for smart grid and power systems

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Kenneth Loparo

Arthur L. Parker Professor
Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering
Co-Director, Internet of Things Collaborative (IOTC)

Develop real-time data analytics and control algorithms for industrial, energy and physiological systems

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Behnam Malakooti

Fellow of IEEE, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, & Ins. of Industrial & Systems Engineers
Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering

Designs & develops models for industrial, operations, production/manufacturing systems, asymmetric risk analysis & predictions, decision making/behaviour types, artificial neural networks, interactive models, and multiple objective optimization.

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Mehran Mehregany

Veale Professor of Wireless Health Innovation
Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering

Development of MEMS sensors and actuators for instrumentation and control

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Pedram Mohseni

Department Chair, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering
Goodrich Professorship for Engineering Innovation
Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering

Creates next-generation, integrated instruments for neural engineering and point-of-care (POC) health diagnostics

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Wyatt Newman

Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering

Designs intelligent robots, machines and software for diverse applications

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Chris Papachristou

Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering

Designs and develops hardware and software for embedded systems and IoT devices

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Daniel Saab

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering

Models and simulates digital systems, and verifies integrated circuit designs

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Sree Sreenath

Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering

I will continue to work in the Complex Systems Biology area with a thrust on Mammalian Cancer Biology.

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Chris Zorman

Associate Dean, Research
F. Alex Nason Professorship I
Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering
Director, Microfabrication Laboratory
Co-Director, APT Center

Develops materials and processing techniques for microsystems, especially for challenging applications

Research Faculty

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Mahdi Bayat

Research Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
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Farhad Kaffashi

Research Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Variability analysis of multi-modal physiological time series data collected in clinical settings

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Soumyajit Mandal

Research Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Researches integrated circuits and systems, sensor physics, biomedical and bio-inspired electronics, measurement and instrumentation

Emeritus Faculty

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George Ernst

Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering
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Sheldon Gruber

Professor Emeritus, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering
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Frank Merat

Associate Professor Emeritus, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
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Lee White

Professor Emeritus, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering

Administrative Staff

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Cynthia Hatcher

Chair's Assistant, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Develops, implements, and manages procedures for the administration and operation of the Office of the Chair for the Department of Computer and Data Sciences and the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering

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Elliot Korth

Student Affairs Coordinator,

Handles student affairs for Departments of Computer and Data Sciences and Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering, with focus on the graduate experience.

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Heather Smith

Student Affairs Specialist,

Handles and oversees student affairs for Departments of Computer and Data Sciences and Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering, with focus on the undergraduate experience.

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YoLonda Stiggers

Academic and Research Administration Manager, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science