Engineering School Faculty

Raja S Alomari

Raja S Alomari

Ph.D.: Doctor of Philosophy, Computer Science and Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, NY, 2010

B.S.: Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, University of Jordan, Jordan, 2002

Database management systems, machine learning, information security

Michael Bailey

Michael Bailey

Degree of Engineer: Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 1992

M.B.A.: Master of Business Administration, Finance, Santa Clara University, CA, 2001

M.A.: Master of Arts, Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, 1981

B.A.: Bachelor of Arts, Physics, University of California, San Diego, CA, 1979

Semiconductor physics, RF/microwave design, product management, finance

Banafa, Ahmed

Ahmed Banafa

M.S., Master of Science, Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, PA, 1993

Internet of Things, cloud computing, big data, robotics

Vidhyacharan Bhaskar

Vidhyacharan Bhaskar

Ph.D.: Doctor of Philosophy, Electrical Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, AL, 2002

Wireless communications systems, digital signal processing, cyber security systems

Anindita Bhattacharya

Anindita Bhattacharya

Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy, Electrical Engineering, Northeastern University, MA, 2008

Circuit design, power management, matlab.

Henry Chang

Henry Chang (1991)

D.C,E., Doctor of Computer Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA 2008

M.B.A., Master of Business Administration, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA 2010

M.A.: Master of Arts, Computer Science, University of Texas - Austin, TX, 1983

B.S.: Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, Tatung Institute of Technology, Taiwan, 1974

Network security, embedded engineering, wireless engineering, image processing, object-oriented design and analysis, and internet software development and applications.

Ken Cheung

Ken Cheung

D.C,E., Doctor of Computer Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA 2015

M.S., Master of Science, Computer Systems Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 1997

B.S., Production and Industrial Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 1988

Algorithms analysis and design, computer systems design and simulations, e-commerce, database design, networking applications, MS Windows system and .NET applications.

Fang Fang

Catherine Fang

M.S.: Master of Science, Computer Science, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2001

M.S.: Master of Science, Software Management, Carnegie Mellon University, PA, 1998

B.S.: Bachelor of Science, Information Management, Peking University, China, 1996

Mobile applications, agile methodologies, product management

Chester He

Chester He

D.C.E.: Doctor of Computer Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2014

M.S.: Master of Science, Computer Science, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2001

B.S.: Bachelor of Science, Northeast University of China, China, 1986

Computer networks and network security, web technology, database applications, software testing.

Jack Ho

Jack Ho

M.B.A.: Master of Business Administration, University of Massachusetts, MA, 2011

M.E.: Master of Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Santa Clara University, CA, 1999

B.E.: Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, 1996

ASIC, semiconductors, embedded systems, product management

ASIC, semiconductors, embedded systems, product management

Pochang Hsu

Pochang Hsu

Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy, Electrical Engineering, University of Arizona, AZ, 1993

M.B.A.: Master of Business Administration, Santa Clara University, CA, 2015

B.S., Bachelor of Science, Engineering Science, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 1984

High performance digital systems design, high performance CMOS system interface, microelectronics, VLSI systems

Thawi Iwagoshi

Thawi Iwagoshi (2014)

Dean, School of Engineering; Co-Chair, General Studies

Ph.D.: Doctor of Philosophy, Material Science & Engineering, Ohio State University, OH, 1996

M.S..: Master of Science, Computer Science, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 1999

M.S.: Master of Science, Ceramic Engineering, Ohio State University, OH, 1990

B.S.: Bachelor of Science, Ceramic Engineering, Ohio State University, OH, 1987

High performance digital systems design, high performance CMOS system interface, microelectronics, VLSI systems

George Jen

George Jen (2001)

D.C.E., Doctor of Computer Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2016

M.B.A., Master of Business Administration, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2011

M.S.: Master of Science, Computer Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1989

B.E.: Bachelor of Engineering, Computer Engineering, Shanghai University, China, 1983

Database design and administration, ERP system design, Internet application programs, software development.

John Jeonghee Kim

John Jeonghee Kim

Ph.D.: Doctor of Philosophy, Engineering, New Mexico State University, New Mexico, 2000

B.S: Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, University of Kansas, Kansas, 1984

Optimization and performance analysis, matlab, VHDL, analog devices, visual DSP++.

Loc Lam

Loc Lam

M.S.: Master of Science, Computer Engineering, San Jose State University, CA, 2003

Laser technologies, software development, bio-medical devices, microprocessors.

Tody Lam

Tody Lam

M.S.: Master of Science, Computer Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, CA, 2016

B.S: Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, San Jose State University, California, 2001

Database development, networking, digital electronics, system integration

Robert Lin

Robert Lin

M.E.: Master of Engineering, Computer Aided Design, The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, MI, 1983

M.S.: Master of Science, Oceanic Science, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, MI, 1983

Computer networks, embedded engineering, project and product management

Kevin Lin

Kevin Lin

M.S.: Master of Science, Computer Information Systems, University of Phoenix, AZ, 2001

B.S: Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, California State University- Fresno, CA, 1999

Java application projects, enterprise software, database solutions

Irfan Malik

Irfan Malik

M.S.: Master of Science, Computer Science, California State University, East Bay, CA, 2007

Firmware development, kernel development/operating systems, device drivers

Larry McMahan

Larry McMahan

Ph.D.: Doctor of Philosophy, Electrical Engineering, Rice University, TX, 1975

M.S.: Master of Science, Electrical Engineering, Rice University, TX, 1973

B.A.: Bachelor of Arts, Math/Physics, Rice University, TX, 1969

Network management, computer system architecture, firmware, software testing.

Charles Mori

Charles Mori

M.S.: Master of Science, Computer Science, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2001

Software design and development, software quality assurance

Kevin Nguyen

Kevin Nguyen

M.S: Master of Science, Computer Engineering, San Jose State University, CA, 1993

B.S.: Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, San Jose State University, CA, 1988

Wireless communication, systems integration, and product design.

Ali Pirooz

Ali Pirooz

Ph.D.: Doctor of Philosophy, Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, CA, 1998

M.S.: Master of Science, Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, CA, 1994

Wireless communication, semiconductors, embedded systems, digital signal processors

Yingli Ren

Yingli Ren

D.C,E., Doctor of Computer Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA 2015

M.S.: Master of Science, Electrical Engineering, Santa Clara University, CA, 1995

B.S.: Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, CA, 1987

Logic design and synthesis, CAD tools, Verilog and HDL, ASIC and PLD design techniques, and software design tools development

Hua-Yu Su

Hua-Yu Su

M.S.E.E.: Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, MD, 1982

B.S.: Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan, 1975

Integrated circuit design, analog circuits, digital circuits, mobile systems.

K. Teng

K. Teng

D.C.E.: Doctor of Computer Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2014

M.S.: Master of Science, Software Engineering, International Technological University, CA, 2002

B.S: Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, International Technological University, CA, 2001

Database system administration, SAP security administration, SOX ITGC and PCI control.

Siu Ming Tong

Siu Ming Tong

D.C,E., Doctor of Computer Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA 2015

M.S.: Master of Science, Computer Science, San Jose State University, CA, 1998

B.E: Bachelor of Engineering, Computer Engineering, Hefei University of Technology, China, 1982

DSP firmware for real-time video conferencing in Windows NT environment, designing Windows NT audio device drivers, designing SCSI and IDE drivers, designing BIOS, VGA driver, algorithm design

Nels Vander-Zanden

Nels Vander-Zanden

Ph.D.: Doctoral of Philosophy, Computer Science, University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, IL, 1991

M.S.: Master of Science, Computer Science, University of Illinois- Urbana-Champaign, IL, 1986

B.S.: Bachelor of Science, Computer and Information Science, Ohio State University, OH, 1984

Software design and development, hardware/software co-design automation, microarchitecture optimization, and VHDL synthesis.

Jagadeesh Vasudevamurthy

Jagadeesh Vasudevamurthy

Ph.D.: Doctoral of Philosophy, Electrical Engineering, McGill University, Canada, 1991

Logic design, logic synthesis, and technology mapping tools for both FPGA and ASIC architecture.

Chris White

Chris White

D.C.E.: Doctor of Computer Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2015

M.S.: Master of Science, Electrical Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 1999

B.S..: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 1997

Logic design, microprocessor and digital systems, EDA tools, logic synthesis, computer architecture.

Alex Yang

Alex Yang

M.B.A.: Master of Business Administration, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2014

M.S.: Master of Science, Electrical Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2004

B.S.: Bachelor of Science, Mechatronics, Northeastern University, China, 1993

Digital/Analog IC design, logic design & functional verification in verilog/system verilog, embedded system design, board level design (PCB Design).

Bin Zhang

Bin Zhang

D.C.E.: Doctor of Computer Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2015

M.S.: Master of Science, Computer of Science, Fudan University, China, 1988

B.S.: Bachelor of Science, Computer of Science, Fudan University, China, 1985

Networking and real-time embedded systems network protocol, inter-process communication and distributed database in cross platform environments.