Why Electrical Engineering & Computer Science?

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

  • Our world-class faculty collaborate to conduct breakthrough research to address unmet challenges
  • Our innovative curriculum enables students to closely interact with pre-eminent scholars to solve complex, real world problems with creativity and innovation
  • Our graduates are employed at the best industry and academic positions across the globe
  • Our student and faculty work closely to translate research to impact industry through engineering innovation and entrepreneurship

Alumni Who Are Now Professors

Below is a list of our former graduate students now holding a faculty position ... more to come!

  • Prof. Partha Pratim Das (PhD 2012, Advisor: M.Cahay)
    Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, National Institute of Technology Karnataka,Surathkal, Mangalore 575025, India.
  • Prof. Venkataraman Muthiah-Nakarajan (MS 2003, Advisor:M.Cahay)
    Associate Professor at Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Prof. Vignesh Subbian (PhD 2014, Advisor:F.Beyette)
    Assistant Professor of Systems and Industrial Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, University of Arizona
  • Prof. Mike Borowczak (PhD 2013, Advisor:Ranga Vemuri)
    Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department, College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Wyoming.
  • Prof. Daniel Georgiev, (Ph.D. 2003, Advisor:Punit Boolchand)
    Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Toledo, Ohio
  • Prof. Fei Wang, (Ph.D. 2005, Advisor:Punit Boolchand)
    Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, California State University, Long Beach, California
  • Prof. David Ruffolo (B.S. 1985, Advisor:Punit Boolchand)
    Professor, Department of Physics, Mahidol Univ., Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Prof. Suman Datta (PhD 1999, Advisor:Ken Roenker)
    Freimann Chair Professor of Engineering, University of Notre Dame
  • Prof. Jin-Woo Choi (Ph.D., 2000, Advisor: Chong Ahn)
    Professor, Dept. Electrical Engineering, Louisiana State University (LSU), Baton Lodge, LA, USA.
  • Prof. Arum Han, (M.S., 2000, Advisor: Chong Ahn)
    Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, USA
  • Prof. Kwang W. Oh (Ph.D., 2001, Advisor: Chong Ahn)
    Professor, Dept. Electrical Engineering, State University of New York (SUNY) Buffalo, NY, USA.
  • Prof. Hyungjin Cho (Ph.D., 2002, Advisor: Chong Ahn)
    Professor, Dept. Material Science and Mechanical Engineering, University of Central Florida (UCF), Orlando, FL USA.
  • Prof. Chien-Chong Hong, (Ph.D., 2004, Advisor: Chong Ahn)
    Professor, Department of Power Mechanical Engineering, National Tsing-Hua University, Taipei, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
  • Prof. Xiaoshan Zhu (Ph.D., 2005, Advisor: Chong Ahn)
    Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, USA
  • Prof. Chunyan Li, (Ph.D., 2007, Advisor: Chong Ahn)
    Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Manhasset, NY, USA
  • Prof. Michael Rust (Ph.D., 2009, Advisor: Chong Ahn)
    Associate Professor, Dept. Biomedical Engineering, Western New England University, Springfield, MA, USA
  • Prof. Andrew Browne (M.D/Ph.D., 2010, Advisor: Chong Ahn)
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, College of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
  • Prof. Joon Sub Shim, (Ph.D., 2010, Advisor: Chong Ahn)
    Associate Professor, Dept. of Wireless Communications Engineering, Kwangwoon University, Seoul, S. Korea.
  • Prof. Shekhar Bhansali (Post-Doc., 2001, Advisor: Chong H. Ahn)
    Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Florida International University (FIU), FL, USA
  • Prof. Sanghyo Kim (Post-Doc., 2001, Advisor: Chong H. Ahn)
    Professor, Department of BioNano Technology, Gachon University, Seoul, South Korea
  • Prof. Young-Soo Sohn (Post-Doc., 2002, Advisor: Chong H. Ahn)
    Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Catholic University of Daegue (CUDG), Daegu, South Korea
  • Prof. Xingguo Xiong, (Ph.D., 2005, Advisor: Wen-Ben Jone)
    Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
  • Prof. Srinivas Katkoori, (Ph.D., 1997, Advisor: Ranga Vemuri)
    Professor, Dept Computer Science and Engineering, College of Engineering, U of South Florida, Tampa.
  • Prof. Nazanin Mansouri, (Ph.D., 2001, Advisor Ranga Vemuri)
    Assistant Professor, Dept Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Portland
  • Prof. Iyad Ouaiss, (Ph.D., 2002, Advisor: Ranga Vemuri) 
    Professor, Dept of Electrical and Computer Eng, School of Engineering, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
  • Prof. Alex Doboli, (Ph.D.,2000, Advisor: Ranga Vemuri)
    Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Stony Brook University, State University of New York
  • Prof. Nael Abu-Ghazaleh, (Ph.D., 1997, Advisor: Phil Wilsey)
    Professor, Electrical and Computer Science and Engineering, University of California-Riverside
  • Prof. Dhananjai M. Rao, (Ph.D., 2003, Advisor: Phil Wilsey)
    Associate Professor, Dept. of Computer Science & Software Engineering, College of Engineering and Computing, Miami University
  • Prof. Xiaodong (Frank) Zhang (Ph.D., 2001   Advisor: Marios Polycarpou)
    Associate Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Wright State University
  • Prof. (John) Marty Emmert, (Ph.D., 1999, Advisor: Dinesh Bhatia)
    Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Cincinnati
  • Prof. Mads Almassalkhi, (BSEE, 2008)
    Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, University of Vermont
  • Prof. Suryadip Chakraborty, (Ph.D., 2016, Advisor: Dharma Agrawal )
    Assistant Professor, Johnson C. Smith University
  • Prof. Paul Chow (Ph.D. 1982, Advisor: Andrew Steckl)
    Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy NY
  • Prof. Jason Heikenfeld (Ph.D. 2001, Advisor: Andrew Steckl)
    Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH
  • Prof. Dong-Seon (Don) Lee (Ph.D. 2002, Advisor: Andrew Steckl)
    Professor, Department of Information and Communications, Gwangju University of Science and Technology, Gwangju, Korea
  • Prof. Joshua Hagen (Ph.D. 2006, Advisor: Andrew Steckl)
    Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience, West Virginia University, Morgantown WV
  • Prof. Liang-Chiun (David) Chao (Post-doc 2000, Advisor: Andrew Steckl)
    Professor, Department of Electronic Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and technology, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Prof. Dapeng (Kenny) Wu (Post-doc 2009, Advisor: Andrew Steckl)
    Professor, Institute of Chemical Physics, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China
  • Prof. Ahmed Khedr (Advisor: Raj Bhatnagar)
    Associate Professor, University of Sharjah, UAE
  • Prof. Eric Matson (Advisor: Raj Bhatnagar)
    Professor, Purdue University, Indiana, USA
  • Prof. Haiyun Bian (Advisor: Raj Bhatnagar)
    Associate Professor, Metropolitan University of Denver, CO, USA
  • Prof. Simona Doboli, Professor (and former Department Chair) of Computer Science at Hofstra University, Hepstead, NY.
  • Prof. Ming Dong, Professor of Computer Science, Co-Director, Big Data & Business Analytics Group, Co-Director, Data Science & Business Analytics MS Program at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI.
  • Prof. Charles Zimmer (PhD 2018, Advisor: Fred Beyette)
    Assistant Professor in Information Systems at Thomas Moore College, KY
  • Prof. Jun Wang (PhD 2002, Advisor: Yiming Hu)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Central Florida
  • Prof.  Yingwu Zhu (PhD 2005, Advisor: Yiming Hu)
    Associate Professor, Computer Science and Software Engineering, Seattle University
  • Prof.  Sohum Sohoni (PhD 2004, Advisor: Yiming Hu)
    Assistant Professor in Engineering and Computing Systems at Arizona State University
  • Prof.  Zhiyong Xu (PhD 2003, Advisor: Yiming Hu)
    Associate Professor, Mathematics & Computer Science,  Suffolk University
  • Prof. Atushi Inoue (Ph.D., 1999, Advisor: Anca Ralescu)
    Professor, Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics, Washington State University, Spokane, WA
  • Prof. Sofia Visa (Ph.D., 2006, Advisor: Anca Ralescu)
    Associate Professor, Computer Science, College of Wooster, Wooster, OH
  • Prof. James Logan (Ph.D., 2012, Advisor: Anca Ralescu)
    Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
  • Prof. Mohammad Rawashdeh (Ph.D., 2012, Advisor: Anca Ralescu)
    Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Central Missouri University, Warrensburg, MO
  • Prof. Ahmad Rawashdeh (Ph.D., 2015, Advisor: Anca Ralescu)
    Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Central Missouri University, Warrensburg, MO
  • Prof. Delmer (Bill) Nicholson (M.S., 2008, Advisor: Karen Davis)
    Assistant Professor-Educator of Information Technology, University of Cincinnati- Clermont, Batavia, OH
  • Prof. Khaled A. Kamel
    Professor in the Computer Science Department of University of Louisville
  • Prof. Saleh Al-Jazzar (Ph.D., 2004, Advisor:  James Caffery)
    Associate Professor at the Electrical Engineering Department, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
  • Prof. Xuefu (Frank) Zhou (Ph.D., 2006, Advisor: James Caffery)
    Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Cincinnati
  • Prof. CY Han (Advisor: Bill Wee)
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Cincinnati
  • Prof. Kai Hshiong Chan (Advisor: Bill Wee)
    Professor  Auburn University, Computer Science department
  • Prof. Jia-Guu Leu (Advisor: Bill Wee)
    National Taipei University in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Prof. Milos Doroslovacki (Ph.D., 1994, Advisor: Howard Fan)
    Associate Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
  • Prof. Xiaohua (Edward) Li (Ph.D., 2012, Advisor: Howard Fan)
    Associate Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, NY
  •  Prof. Xiaodong Yue (Ph.D., 2004, Advisor: Howard Fan)
    Professor and Chair, Dept. of Computer Science and Cybersecurity, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO
  • Prof. Mehdi Norouzi (Ph.D., 2014, Advisor: Victor Hunt)
    Asst Professor Educator, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Cincinnati
  • Prof. Nitin Auluck (Advisor: Dharma P. Agrawal)
    Associate Professor, IIT ropar, India
  • Prof. Yunli Chen(Advisor: Dharma P. Agrawal)
    Associate Professor, Beijing University of Technology
  • Prof. Hang Chen(Advisor: Dharma P. Agrawal)
    Associate Provost, University of Cincinnati
  • Prof. Yun Wang(Advisor: Dharma P. Agrawal)
    Associate Professor, Bradley University
  • Prof. Suryadip Chakraborty(Advisor: Dharma P. Agrawal)
    Assistant Professor, Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte
  • Prof. Anagha S. Jamthe (Advisor: Dharma P. Agrawal)
    Texas Advanced Computing Center, University of Texas at Austin
  • Prof. Amitabh Mishra(Advisor: Dharma P. Agrawal)
    Assistant Professor, Computer Science, University of West Florida.
  • Prof. Asitha Bandaranayake(Advisor: Dharma P. Agrawal)
    Senior Lecturer at University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • Prof. Ahmad A Mostafa(Advisor: Dharma P. Agrawal)
    Assistant Professor, The British University in Egypt