Research Areas

The faculty of the Electrical Engineering Option are involved in investigations spanning a broad spectrum of theoretical and real-world problems. Some of our core areas are listed below in alphabetical order:

Bio-Electronics and Bio-Optics

Hyuck Choo, Azita Emami, Ali Hajimiri, Axel Scherer, Yu-Chong Tai, Lihong Wang, Changhuei Yang

Circuits and VLSI

Azita Emami, Ali Hajimiri

Control

Venkat Chandrasekaran, John Doyle, Babak Hassibi, Steven Low, Also see Joel Burdick (Mechanical Engineering) and Richard Murray (Control and Dynamical Systems)

Devices

Hyuck Choo, Ali Hajimiri, Axel Scherer, Yu-Chong Tai, Lihong Wang, Changhuei Yang, Amnon Yariv

Electromagnetics, Optics, and Optoelectronics

Ali Hajimiri, Azita Emami, Axel Scherer, Lihong Wang, Changhuei Yang, Amnon Yariv

Energy

Steven Low, David Rutledge

Image Processing and Vision

Michelle Effros, Pietro Perona, P.P. Vaidyanathan. Also see Richard Andersen (Computation and Neural Systems) and John Allman (Computation and Neural Systems).

Information Theory

Yaser Abu-Mostafa, Jehoshua (Shuki) Bruck, Michelle Effros, Babak Hassibi, Victoria Kostina, P.P. Vaidyanathan

Learning, Pattern Recognition, and Neural Networks

Yaser Abu-Mostafa, Jehoshua (Shuki) Bruck, Pietro Perona. Also see Andreas Krause (Computer Science)

MEMS and Micromachining

Hyuck Choo, Axel Scherer, Yu-Chong Tai

Networks and Wireless Communication

Jehoshua (Shuki) Bruck, Michelle Effros, Babak Hassibi, Victoria Kostina, Steven Low. Also see Adam Wierman (Computer Science).

RF, Microwave Circuits, and Antennas

Azita Emami, Ali Hajimiri, Sander Weinreb

Robotics

Pietro Perona, Joel Burdick (Mechanical Engineering)

Signal Processing

Jehoshua (Shuki) Bruck, Venkat Chandrasekaran, Michelle Effros, Babak Hassibi, Victoria Kostina, Pietro Perona, P.P. Vaidyanathan

Department of Electrical Engineering