Electrical & Computer Engineering
Dennis R. Alexander
Dennis R. Alexander, Ph.D.Title: Kingery Professor of Engineering
Dr. Alexander has developed one of the country’s premier ultra-fast femtosecond laser facilities. Dr. Alexander directs the Center for Electro-Optics and Functionalized Surfaces. He received an Inventor Award for Wireless Laparoscopy from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and several outstanding teaching awards.
Fred Choobineh, Ph.D.Title: Blackman Distinguished Professor
Dr. Choobineh is widely known for his research in systems engineering. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers and a recipient of Joseph K. Walkup Prominence in Industrial Engineering Award from Iowa State University. He has served on the state Board of Engineers and Architects.
Natale Ianno, Ph.D.Title: Lott Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dr. Ianno has developed an extensive research program in thin film material deposition and processing, including materials for photovoltaic applications and the generation of electric power using neutrons. In addition, he is nationally known for developing an understanding of material failure mechanisms during space flight.
Yongfeng Lu, Ph.D.Title: Lott University Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dr. Lu is a leading researcher in laser-based material processing, characterization and imaging. He served as president of Laser Institute of America and the International Academy of Photonics and Laser Engineering and received the Schawlow Award from the Laser Institute of America. He is the fellow of SPIE, the Optical Society, LIA and IAPLE.
Lance C. Pérez
Lance C. Pérez, Ph.D.Title: Omar H. Heins Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dean, College of Engineering
Dr. Pérez is an award-winning teacher and leading researcher in information processing and engineering education. He received the IEEE Education Society Edwin C. Jones, Jr. Meritorious Service Award for significant leadership contributions and is a Fellow of the American Society of Engineering Education.
Wei Qiao, Ph.D.Title: Clyde Hyde Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Research interests for Dr. Qiao include renewable energy systems, power electronic systems, electric motor drives, energy storage systems, electric power grids, modeling and control of complex systems, among other areas. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and has received the IEEE Power Electronics Society Sustainable Energy Systems Technical Achievement Award, an NSF CAREER Award, and numerous other accolades.
Mathias Schubert, Ph.D.Title: J.A. Woollam Distinguished Professor
Dr. Schubert is a world leader in spectroscopic ellipsometry, contributing to the development of blue and white LEDs and fast processors. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and was named an Honorary Doctor of Technology from Linkoping University in Sweden.
Hamid Sharif, Ph.D.Title: Charles J. Vranek College Professor
Dr. Sharif works in developing railroad wireless communication and in cybersecurity defense. He is a Fellow of IEEE, a distinguished lecturer for the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, and received a Fulbright Fellowship Award for Science, Technology and Innovation for Finland.
John Woollam, Ph.D.Title: George Holmes Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Elected to the National Academy of Inventors, Dr. Woollam is an internationally known expert in spectroscopic ellipsometry and instrumentation. He received the R.F. Bunshah Award from the International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films and is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Vacuum Society.