Engineering School Faculty

Raja Alomari

Ph.D., C. S., The State University of New York at Buffalo 2010

M.S.C.S., The University of Jordan 2004

B.S.C.S., The University of Jordan 2002

Vidhyacharan Bhaskar

Ph.D.,Electrical Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville 2002

M.E., Electical Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Science 2007

M.S.E.E., University of Alabama in Huntsville 2000

B.S., Mathematics, University of Madras, 1993

Anindita Bhattacharya

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Northeastern University 2008

Henry Chang (1991)

D.C,E., Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA 2008

M.B.A., Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA 2010

M.A.C.S., University of Texas - Austin, TX, 1983

B.S.E.E., 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.

James Connor

Co-Chair, General Studies

Master, Marketing Management, California State University, East Bay 1983

B.E.E., Worcester Polytechnic Institute 1981

Robert Downing

B.A., Alameh University 1982

Fang Fang

Master, Marketing Management, California State University, East Bay 1983

B.E.E., Worcester Polytechnic Institute 1981

Jahan Ghofraniha (2003)

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 1997

Master,  Applied Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 1990

B.S.M.E., Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1985

DSP, wireless systems, digital communications, algorithm development and implementation in digital and wireless communication systems.

Jack Ho

M.E.E.E., Santa Clara University 1999

B.E.E.E., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1996

Pochang Hsu (1997)

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, The University of Arizona, AZ, 1993

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

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

Tai Hsu (2004)

Ph.D. C.S., Oregon State University, OR, 2003

M.B.A., Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA 2010

M.S.C.S., Missouri University of Science and Technology, MO, 1994

B.A.C.S., Wartburg College, Iowa, 1992

Datamining, Unix system programming and administration, Windows system and administration, biocomputing, bioinformatics, robotic systems.

Aruna Iyer

M.S.C.E., Santa Clara University 2002

Prateek Jain

D. C.S. E., Wright State University 2012

B.A., Information and Communication Technology, Distributed Computing Group 2006

George Jen (2001)

D.C.E., Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2016

M.S.C.E., Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 1989

M.B.A., Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2011

B.E., Computer Engineering., Shanghai University, China 1983

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

Manny Kang

M.S., Information Technology, Walden University 2015

M.S.C.S., California State University, East Bay 1998

M.S., Applied Math, California State University, East Bay 1995

John Kim

ph.D., Engineering, New Mexico State University 2000

Master, E. E., West Coast University 1991

B.S.E.E., University of Kansas 1990

Rubel Khan

M.S., Information Systems, Pace University 2007

Loc Lam

M.S.C.E., San Jose State University 2003

B.S.C.E., California Polytechnic State University 2001

Kevin(Yukai) Lin

M.S., CIS Univesrity of Phoenix 2001

B.S.C.S., California State University Fresno 1999

Larry(Xiao) Liu

M.S.C.S., University of South Carolina, Columbia 1998

B.E.C.E., Xian Jiaotong University 1985

Irfan Malik

M.S.C.S., California State University East Bay 2007

B.S.C.S., The Punjab University 1995

Ajay Mittal

M.C.E., Syracuse University 1990

Charles Mori

M.S.C.S., Northwestern Polytechnic University 2001

Sandhya Nuthakki

M.S.C.S., Northwestern Polytechnic University 2014

Kevin Nguyen

M.S.C.E., San Jose State University 1993

B.S.C.E., San Jose State University 1988

Uttam Singh

M.S., Computer Engineering, University of Maryland 2006

B.S., Computer Science and Engineering, West Bengal University of Technology 2005

Jerry Tai

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park 1994

 

K. Teng

D.C.E., Northwestern Polytechnic University 2014

Jimila Thankappan

M.S.C.S., Bharathidasan University 2000

M.S., Computer Networks, California State University East Bay 2015

Nels Vander-Zanden (1999)

Ph.D., C.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, 1991

M.S.C.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, 1986

B.S.C.I.S., Ohio State University, OH, 1984

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

Jagadeesh Vasudevamurthy (2007)

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, McGill University, Canada, 1991

B.E., E.E., University of Mysore, India, 1979

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

Manisha Vyas

M.S.C.S., Northwestern Polytechnic University 2014

B.E., Computer Scoemce, Vishwakarma Engineering College 2006

Steve Wu (2004)

Ph.D., Computer and Information Science, Ohio State University, OH, 1980

M.S., Computer and Information Science, Ohio State University, OH, 1976

B.S.E.E., National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 1972

Internet technology, IP networks, network storages with embedded software, client-server computing, database enterprise application integration, operating systems and network management; innovative high-tech product development, project management.

Kuo Yen (1997)

Ph.D. E.E. & C.E., University of Florida, FL, 1996

M.S.E.E., US Naval Postgraduate School, CA, 1990

B.S., Military Studies, Chinese Naval Academy, Taiwan, 1981

VLSI design and simulation, digital signal processing, control, and system engineering, wireless engineering.

Qingsong Zhang (2000)

Ph.D., Mining & Metallurgy Engr., McGill University, Canada, 1994

B.E. Mining Engr., Northeast University, China, 1983

Unix/Linux system, network architecture and management, software quality assurance, software applications in bio- and medical engineering.

Lee-Hong Chang (2008)

Ph.D., Chemistry, the Ohio State University, OH, 1985

B.S. Biology, FuJen Catholic University, Taiwan, 1976

Bioinformatics, magnetic resonance spectroscopy and imaging, nucleic acid and protein structure function relationship, and software testing.

Ken Cheung (1998)

D.C,E., Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA 2015

M.S.C.S.E., Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 1997

B.S., Industrial Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 1991

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

Chester He (2003)

D.C.E., Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA 2014

M.S.C.S., Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA 2001

B.E., Power Engineering, Northeast Institute of Electric Power Engineering, China, 1986

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

Thawi Iwagoshi(2014)

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

Ph.D., Material Science & Engineering, The Ohio State University, OH, 1996

M.S., Ceramic Engineering, The Ohio State University, OH, 1990

B.S., Ceramic Engineering, The Ohio State University, OH, 1987

Web-based applications, structured programming, Java applications.

Robert Lin (2014)

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

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

Computer networks, embedded engineering, project and product management

Yihmin Liou (2002)

M.S.E.E., University of Florida, FL 1994

B.S.E.E., University of Florida, FL 1991

VLSI/chip design, VLSI tools evaluation and design.

Xiaohang Liu (2013)

Ph.D., Geography, University of California at Santa Barbara, CA, 2003

M.S.C.S., Rutgers University, NJ, 1999

Geographical information systems, digital mapping, image analysis, pattern recognition.

Yingli Ren (1998)

D.C,E., Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA 2015

M.S.E.E., Santa Clara University, CA, 1995

B.S.E.E., Stanford University, CA, 1987

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

Amulya Patra

M.E.E., Indian Institute of Technology 1998

B.E., Electronics and Communication Engineering, Institution Of Engineers

Ali Pirooz (2014)

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California (USC), CA, 1998

M.S.E.E., University of Southern California (USC), CA, 1993

B.S.E.E., University of Tehran, Iran, 1987

Mobile and wireless communication technologies, wideband digital communication, computer architecture, random process, modeling and simulation skills.

Hua-Yu Su (1988)

M.S.E.E., University of Maryland, MD, 1982

B.S.E., National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan, 1975

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

Siu Ming Tong (1998)

D.C,E., Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA 2015

M.S.C.S., San Jose State University, CA, 1998

B.E.C.E., 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.

Jin-Sheng Wang (2014)

Ph.D.,Electrical Engineering, Michigan State University, MI, 1998

M.E., E.E., Western Michigan University, MI, 1995

B.S., Engineering Science, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 1989

Circuit system design, analysis, modeling; analog/mixed-signal circuit design, high-performance switched-current circuits for low-voltage analog signal processing applications, wireless communication and signal processing.

Michael Wang (2008)

D.B.A., Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2012

D.C.E., Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2008

M.B.A., Woodbury University, CA, 2001 

B.E., E.E., Tamkang University, Taiwan, 1983

Financial planning, investment, risk management, solar cell technologies, memory system, thin film deposition and process technology.

Chris White (1999)

D.C,E., Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA 2015

M.S.E.E., Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA 1999

B.S.E.E., Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA 1997

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

Alex Wu

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, San Diego, CA, 1998

B.S., Precision Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China, China, 1986

Manizheh Zand

M.S.E.E., San Jose State University 2006

Bin Zhang (2000)

D.C,E., Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA 2015

M.S.C.S., Fudan University, China, 1988

B.S.C.S., Fudan University, China, 1985

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

Ed Z Zhang

M.S.C.S., University of California Irvine 1999

B.S., Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University 1997

Nanzhu Zhang (2000)

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago 2014