Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Recruitment Info




NanoElectronics and Devices




Faculty

Research

Openings

Possible Projects

Desired background

Link/Contact

Scott Barker

RF MEMS
Devices

1 PhD

cryogenic RF-MEMS, micromachined THz
on-wafer probes

BS and/or MS degree

Publications

John Bean

Materials and Epitaxial Growth

Boris Gelmont

Semiconductor and
Device Physics

Avik Ghosh

Nanoelectronics and Device Modeling

1 PhD (tentative)

Quantum Transport, Low power subthermal devices, Nanomagnets for memory and logic, Nanothermal flow, graphene/topological insulators and other 2D materials

Good computational skills expected. Experience with Modeling/Simulation preferred (e.g transport, electronic structure), but not necessary
Courses: Solid State Devices, Quantum Mechanics

ag7rq@virginia.edu
ViNO Website

Publications

Tatiana Globus

Terahertz spectroscopy

Homepage

Mool Gupta

Photonics and
Photovoltaics

2 PhD

Photonics, solar energy

Background in semiconductor physics, microelectronics, photonics, optics, lasers etc.

LASER Website

Lloyd Harriott

Experimental Nanoelectronics

Archie Holmes

IR optoelectronics on InP substrates

Optoelectronics and Photonics

Arthur Lichtenberger

Michael Reed

BioMems and microfab

Mircea Stan

Breaking the Power Walls on 3-D IC Design

Nathan Swami

Nano/Bio

1 PhD

Micro/nanofluidic devices for sorting microbials,
stem cells and biomolecular nanostructures by AC
electrokinetic methods.

Paper

Paper

Paper

Paper

Strong background in at least ONE of the following areas: Microfabrication, Cell Biology, Electromagnetics, Analog Circuits

Homepage

Bobby Weikle




RF/ Terahertz
MEMS

Faculty

Research

Openings

Possible Projects

Desired background

Link/Contact

Scott Barker

RF MEMS
Devices

1 PhD

cryogenic RF-MEMS, micromachined THz
on-wafer probes

BS and/or MS degree

Publications

Steve Bowers

RF
Optoelectronics/Photonics (sub-THz)
Circuits and Electronics

1 PhD

Integrated mm-wave circuits, applications in
sub-THz imaging and communication systems.

Strong fundamentals in EM and circuit theory. Skills in advanced circuit design, antenna design, or CAD environments for designing IC Fab useful, but not required. Previous experience doing academic research is also very strongly recommended.

VINES Website

Boris Gelmont

Semiconductor and
Device Physics

Tatiana Globus

Terahertz spectroscopy

Homepage

Arthur Lichtenberger

Michael Reed

BioMems and microfab

Bobby Weikle




Optoelectronics
Photonics




Faculty

Research

Openings

Possible Projects

Desired background

Link/Contact

Andreas Beling

Optoelectronic Devices

1 PhD

High-speed high-power waveguide photodiodes on silicon-on-insulator

BS and/or MS degree. PhD candidates should have interests in all the following areas: fiber optics, semiconductor physics and device fabrication, and microwave techniques.

Homepage

Steven Bowers

RF
Optoelectronics/Photonics (sub-THz)
Circuits and Electronics

1 PhD

Integrated mm-wave circuits, applications in
sub-THz imaging and communication systems.

Strong fundamentals in EM and circuit theory. Skills in advanced circuit design, antenna design, or CAD environments for designing IC Fab useful, but not required. Previous experience doing academic research is also very strongly recommended.

VINES Website

Joe Campbell

PhotoDetectors and
Diodes

2 PhD

RF photonics with emphasis on high-power, high-speed photodiodes. Si photonics using heterogeneous integration.

Semiconductor device physics. Quantum mechanics, optics, and microwaves would be good but not required.

Homepage

Mool Gupta

Photonics and
Photovoltaics

2 PhD

Photonics, solar energy

Background in semiconductor physics, microelectronics, photonics, optics, lasers etc.

LASER Website




Communications/Controls/Signal Processing






Faculty

Research

Openings

Possible Projects

Desired background

Link/Contact

Scott Acton

Signal Processing

VIVA Homepage

Toby Berger

Information Theory

Homepage

Maite Brandt-Pearce

Communications Theory
Multiuser Networks

OptCom Homepage

Zongli Lin

Control Theory

1-2 PhD

Control theory and/or its applications in active
magnetic bearing systems

Electrical/mechanical engineering with strong mathematical background

Homepage

Harry Powell

Embedded Computing in Curriculum

Gang Tao

Daniel Weller

Signal Processing

1 PhD

Evaluating motion-compensation and off-
resonance correction models for cardiac and
abdominal MRI; designing novel
reconstruction algorithms.

UG DSP and linear algebra background essential; previous experience with medical imaging is a plus

VITAL Website

Ronald Williams

Embedded Computing in Curriculum

Stephen Wilson




Circuits and Electronics






Faculty

Research

Openings

Possible Projects

Desired background

Link/Contact

James Aylor

Computer Engineering/Circuits and Electronics

Steve Bowers

RF
Optoelectronics/Photonics (sub-THz)
Circuits and Electronics

1 PhD

Integrated mm-wave circuits, applications in
sub-THz imaging and communication systems.

Strong fundamentals in EM and circuit theory. Skills in advanced circuit design, antenna design, or CAD environments for designing IC Fab useful, but not required. Previous experience doing academic research is also very strongly recommended.

VINES Website

Benton Calhoun

Circuits and Architecture

RLPVLSI website

Barry Johnson

John Lach

Body Area Networks

2 PhD

Embedded systems research and design (including
circuits, electronics, embedded programming, signal
processing, sensor systems, etc.), with an emphasis
on body sensor networks for health applications (http://wirelesshealth.virginia.edu/ and
http://assist.ncsu.edu/)

Basic circuits and embedded systems

Homepage

Harry Powell

Embedded Computing in Curriculum

Mircea Stan

Breaking the Power Walls on 3-D IC Design

Ronald Williams

Embedded Computing in Curriculum




Computer Engineering



Faculty

Research

Openings

Possible Projects

Desired background

Link/Contact

James Aylor

Computer Engineering/Circuits and Electronics

Benton Calhoun

Circuits and Architecture

RLPVLSI website

Joanne Dugan

Embedded Computing in Curriculum

Barry Johnson

John Lach

Body Area Networks

2 PhD

Embedded systems research and design (including
circuits, electronics, embedded programming, signal
processing, sensor systems, etc.), with an emphasis
on body sensor networks for health applications (http://wirelesshealth.virginia.edu/ and
http://assist.ncsu.edu/)

Basic circuits and embedded systems

Homepage

Harry Powell

Embedded Computing in Curriculum

Mircea Stan

Breaking the Power Walls on 3-D IC Design

Malathi Veeraraghavan

Ronald Williams

Embedded Computing in Curriculum