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Faculty: Department

Electrical Engineering (EE)

Sarah Kurtz

Professor, Dept Chair (EE), and Graduate Program Chair (MBSE)

Lab Site

SE2 284

  • Understanding trends of growth of renewable energy and research issues that need to be tackled to support continued improvements
  • Identifying the latest research challenges as the solar industry is growing rapidly and addressing these through partnerships with companies
  • Understanding performance of PV systems and how the performance of the system and the grid it feeds into can be improved
  • Understanding and addressing reliability issues with PV systems

Changqing Li

  • Biomedical imaging instrumentation
  • Reconstruction algorithms
  • X-ray imaging
  • X-ray luminescence computed tomography (XLCT)
  • Fluorescence molecular tomography (FMT)

  • Control theory for large-scale system design
  • Engaged classroom learning using interactive computational tools
  • AI and optimization methods for systems modeling

Mukesh Singhal

  • Cloud computing and Distributed Computing Systems.
  • Cybersecurity, Crypto currency, Blockchain, Consensus algorithms.
  • Intelligent systems, Distributed AI, Machine learning, optimization.
  • Wireless and Vehicular Networks, Ad-hoc Networks, Mobile Computing, Networks Security, IoT

Qian Wang

Assistant Professor

Side-Channel Attacks and Countermeasures

  1.    Exploration of vulnerabilities and defenses in side-channel attacks
  2.    Development of countermeasures against potential security threats
  3.    Investigation into the detection and prevention of hardware trojan attacks

Hardware-Intrinsic Security Primitives

  1. Study of Physical Unclonable Functions (PUF)
  2. Research in Post-Quantum Cryptography (PQC)
  3. Analysis of Fully Homomorphic Encryption (FHE)
  4. Number Theoretic Transforms (NTT)

Machine Learning Systems and Hardware Security

  1. Research on model attestation and fingerprinting techniques
  2. Integration of machine learning into trusted execution environments
  3. Cryptographic Implementation and Side-Channel Analysis

Examination of cryptographic algorithms for susceptibility to side-channel attacks

  1. Analysis of the implementation aspects for enhanced security
  2. Focus on Recent Advancements in Post-Quantum Cryptography