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Maneesh Agrawala , Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Focus: visualization, human computer interaction, and computer graphics
Research Areas:
Graphics/HCI
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Alex Aiken , Alcatel-Lucent Professor of Computer Science & Chair of the Computer Science Department
Research Focus: compilers, static race detection, debugging, algorithms, programming languages
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Legion: Expressing Independence and...
Legion: Programming Distributed Het...
Saturn -- Scalable Error Detection ...
Sequoia
Stochastic Optimization of x86-64 B...
TRUST: Team for Research in Ubiquit...
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Russ Altman , Professor of Bioengineering, Genetics, and Medicine (and by courtesy, Computer Science)
Research Focus: application of computing technologies to basic molecular biological problems, now referred to as bioinformatics
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
CAMPAIGN - Clustering Algorithms in...
Independent Component Analysis: Ide...
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Amin Arbabian , Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: Integrated circuits and electromagnetic interfaces with a focus on design of “end-to-end” electronic systems/devices
Research Areas:
Information Systems
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Ayfer Özgur Aydin , Professor of Electrical Engineering Department
Research Focus: wireless networks
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Achieving the Capacity of the N-Rel...
Improved Capacity Approximations
Near Optimal Energy Control and App...
On Feedback in Gaussian Multi-Hop N...
Wireless Network Simplification: th...
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Peter Bailis , Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: coordination avoidance in large scale transaction processing, data serving, and statistical analytics tasks
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
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Nicholas Bambos , Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Management Science & Engineering
Research Focus: high-performance networking, autonomic computing, service engineering
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Bandwidth Estimation and Rate Contr...
Quantitative Models for Security Ri...
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Serafim Batzoglou , Associate Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: computational genomics
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Alignment & Comparative Genomics
An Accurate Method for Inferring Re...
Computational Methods for Studying ...
Genome Evolution during Progression...
Integrative Models of Expression an...
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Gill Bejerano , Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology & Computer Science
Research Focus: computational genomics
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Genomics Approach to Identifying Tr...
The Genomics of Neurodevelopment: T...
Transcriptional Networks Underlying...
Understanding the Human Genome
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Michael Bernstein , Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: human-computer interaction, crowdsourcing, social computing
Research Areas:
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
Designing Interactive Technology to...
Emergent, Crowd-scale Programming P...
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Paulo Blikstein , Assistant Professor at the School of Education and (by courtesy) at the Computer Science
Research Focus: cognitive computational modeling, agent-based modeling, complexity sciences; constructionist, project-based, learning environments
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Predicting Help-Seeking Behavior in...
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Kwabena Boahen , Associate Professor of Bioengineering and, by courtesy, of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: building a simulation platform that will enable the cortex's inner workings to be modeled in detail
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Neuromorphics: Compiling Code by Co...
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Dan Boneh , Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: applied cryptography, network security
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Theory
Research Projects:
Address Space Layout Randomization ...
Collective: A Computing Utility Arc...
Identity Based Encryption
Junction: A Decentralized Platform ...
Neuroscience Meets Cryptography: Im...
Password Managers: Risks, Pitfalls,...
PORTIA: Managing sensitive informat...
Privacy-Preserving Ridge Regression...
PwdHash - Web Password Hashing
Smartphone Fingerprinting: By Their...
SpoofGuard: Preventing online ident...
TRUST: Team for Research in Ubiquit...
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Stephen Boyd , Professor, Information Systems Laboratory
Research Focus: convex optimization applications in control, signal processing, circuit design
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Approximate Dynamic Programming for...
Block Splitting for Large-Scale Dis...
Bounds and Policies for Multi-Perio...
Extensions of Gauss Quadrature via ...
Fixed Trajectory Speed Optimization...
Message Passing for Dynamic Network...
Multi-Commodity Flow Models for Dyn...
Performance Bounds and Suboptimal P...
Sigmoidal Programming
Tools and Methods for Large-Scale C...
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Atul Butte , Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics and by courtesy, Computer Science
Research Focus: translational bioinformatics
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Translational Bioinformatics
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Moses Charikar , Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: theoretical computer science, design and analysis of algorithms, with an emphasis on approximation algorithms for NP-hard problems, metric embeddings and algorithmic techniques for massive data set
Research Areas:
Theory
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David Cheriton , Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: distributed systems
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
A Type System for Dimensional Analy...
Achieving Practical Reliable Multic...
Defense against Distributed Denial ...
Extreme Scale Cluster Architecture
Feedback Based Inter-domain Routing
HicampDB - an In-memory Column Data...
History-based Anti-spam
Improving Datacenter Network Perfor...
Optimizing TCP Pure ACK Receive Pro...
SI-TM: Reducing Transactional Memor...
Transactional Memory Based on Snaps...
TRIAD - Translating Relaying Intern...
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John M. Cioffi , Hitachi Professor Emeritus of Engineering
Research Focus: communications signal processing, coding and their applications to data transmission and storage
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Network MIMO Systems with Limited B...
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Stephen Cooper , Associate Professor (Teaching) Computer Science Department
Research Focus: program visualization and semantics
Research Areas:
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
Designing a Educational Game Creato...
Initial Results of Using an Intelli...
Teaching Secure Coding Practice to ...
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Tom M. Cover , 1938 - 2012 (Kwoh-Ting Li Professor of Engineering)
Research Focus: network information theory, universal data compression and portfolio theory, information feedback, physical aspects of information
Research Areas:
Information Systems
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William Dally , Willard R. & Inez Kerr Bell Professor of Computer Science and of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: high-speed signaling, multiprocessor architecture, graphics architecture, VLSI systems
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
A Buffer-space Efficient and Deadlo...
An FPGA Programming System for DNA ...
Efficient Embedded Computing
Efficient Super-Computing
Enabling Technology for On-Chip Net...
Energy Efficient Computing
Energy Efficient High Performance C...
Lightspeed Datacenter Networking
Merrimac - Stanford Streaming Super...
Network Congestion Avoidance Throug...
Scalable Network Fabrics
Sequoia
Template Based FPGA Computing Appli...
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David Dill , Professor of Computer Science and, by courtesy, Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: computational systems biology, formal verification techniques
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Computational modeling of signal tr...
Electronic Voting
STP: Solving bitvector constraints
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Ron Dror , Associate Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: computational biology
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
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Abbas El Gamal , Professor of Electrical Engineering; Director, Information Systems Lab
Research Focus: distributed information processing; digital imaging
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Capacity Region of the Broadcast Ch...
Channel Diversity needed for Vector...
Compensating Demand Response Partic...
Miniature and Mass-Producible Fluor...
Multi-Aperture Imaging Sensor
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Dawson Engler , Assistant Professor of Computer Science and of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: source code analysis; software quality and security
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Improving Program Robustness via St...
Smart Memories
TRUST: Team for Research in Ubiquit...
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Stefano Ermon , Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Center Fellow, by courtesy, at the Woods Institute for the Environment
Research Focus: probabilistic reasoning and inference, machine learning, computational sustainability, sequential decision making, and control theory
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
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Jonathan Fan , Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: Optical properties of self-assembled metallodielectric colloidal clusters and plasmonics and nano-electronics
Research Areas:
Information Systems
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Ron Fedkiw , Associate Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: computational algorithms for applications in computational fluid dynamics, computer graphics, biomechanics
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
Simulation & Analysis of Muscle Act...
Virtual Human(oid) Project
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Ed Feigenbaum , Kumagai Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus
Research Focus: knowledge-based systems
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Ed Feigenbaum's Search for A.I.
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Richard Fikes , Professor of Computer Science (Research), Emeritus
Research Focus: knowledge representation
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
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Michael J. Flynn , Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus
Research Focus: systems architecture
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
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Hector Garcia-Molina , Leonard Bosack and Sandra Lerner Professor in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: distributed systems, information integration, database systems
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
DataMotion: Managing & analyzing la...
Object Class Detectors for 3D Scene...
Peers
PORTIA: Managing sensitive informat...
Privacy and Databases
Sampling Propagation Cascades
TRUST: Team for Research in Ubiquit...
WebBase Project
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Mike Genesereth , Associate Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: computational logic, semantic web, computational law, enterprise management, general game playing
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Computational Law
Digital Department
Efficiently Updating Column Stores
General Game Playing
Logical Spreadsheets
Plug & Play Data Source in your Bro...
Repair Guidance in a WYSIWYG Data E...
Web Semantics Technologies
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John T. Gill, III , Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and, by courtesy, of Computer Science
Research Focus: complexity, probabilistic computation, data compression, error control codes
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Theory
Research Projects:
Delay-Rate Tradeoff for Ergodic Int...
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Bernd Girod , Robert L. and Audrey S. Hancock Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: image and video processing, video coding algorithms, networked multimedia systems
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
To learn about his projects go to: ...
Wyner-Ziv Coding of Video
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Ashish Goel , Associate Professor of Management Science and Engineering and, by courtesy, of Computer Science
Research Focus: Networks, self-assembly, Internet commerce, social networks and reputation systems, fairness
Research Areas:
Theory
Research Projects:
Efficient Distributed Locality Sens...
Partitioned Multi-Indexing: Bringin...
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Andrea Goldsmith , Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: wireless systems and networks
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Communication with Limited Feedback
Cross-Layer Design of Ad-hoc Wirele...
Exact and Stable Covariance Estimat...
Level Crossing Statistics of Multih...
Null Space Learning In MIMO Coopera...
Robust Constellation Design in a No...
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Noah Goodman , Assistant Professor of Psychology, Computer Science (by courtesy), and Linguistics (by courtesy)
Research Focus: computational models of cognition, integrating logic and probability; probabilistic programming languages; natural language semantics and pragmatics
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Just-in-time Compilation of MCMC fo...
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Robert M. Gray , Professor of Electrical Engineering; Lucent Technologies Professor in Communications and Networking in the School of Engineering
Research Focus: data compression, image processing, information and communication theory
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
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Leo Guibas , Paul Pigott Professor of Computer Science and by courtsey Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: computational geometry, image processing, graphics, computer vision, sensor networks, robotics, discrete algorithms
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Systems
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
Acquisition of 3D Indoor Environmen...
Content Based Auto-tagging of Flick...
Estimating 3D Attributes of Images ...
Exploring Image Relationships Using...
Guided Real-Time Scanning of Indoor...
High Quality Pose Estimation by Ali...
Joint Shape Segmentation with Linea...
Map Reconstruction from GPS Traject...
Mobile Data Delivery through Mobili...
Multi-Label Classification of Large...
On the Ability of Mobile Sensor Net...
Pathlet Learning: Understanding Sha...
Supervised Earth Mover’s Distance...
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Patrick Hanrahan , Professor of Computer Science and of Electrical Engineering; Canon USA Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: visualization, graphics systems/architectures, rendering algorithms
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
BrookGPU
Dryad
Example-based Synthesis of 3D Objec...
FLASH Graphics System and Architect...
GRAMPS: A Programming Model for Het...
Image Systems Engineering Program
Light Fields & Computational Photog...
Liszt a DSL for Mesh-Based PDEs
Merrimac - Stanford Streaming Super...
Micropolygon Visibility in a Modern...
Multigraphics
On Being the Right Scale: Sizing La...
Real-Time Programmable Shading Proj...
Rendering Algorithms
Sequoia
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John Hennessy , President, Stanford University; Willard and Inez Kerr Bell Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Computer Science
Research Focus: computer architecture
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
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Mark Horowitz , Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Computer Science; Cadence Design Systems; The Yahoo! Founders Professor of Engineering
Research Focus: digital circuit design, VLSI systems, computer architecture
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
CAMPAIGN - Clustering Algorithms in...
Circuit Optimization
Electrical Links
Light Fields & Computational Photog...
Multi-Camera Array
Optical Links
Power Supply Integrity
Smart Memories
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Roger Howe , William E. Ayer Professor
Research Focus: Nano and Micro Electromechanical Systems (N/MEMS)
Research Areas:
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Doug L. James , Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: computer graphics, computer sound, physically based modeling and animation, and reduced-order physics models
Research Areas:
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
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Ramesh Johari , Management Science and Engineering, by courtsey Computer Science and Electrical Engineering (by courtesy)
Research Focus:
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
A Buffer-Based Approach to Video Ra...
Plug-n-Serve: Load-Balancing Web Tr...
Understanding Rate-Adaptation Algor...
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Daniel Jurafsky , Associate Professor of Linguistics, and by courtesy, of Computer Science
Research Focus: computational linguistics, speech recognition, natural language
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Lateen EM: Unsupervised Training wi...
Learning To Make Textual Inferences
Shallow Semantic Parsing
STAIR: The STanford AI Robot
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Sachin Katti , Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Focus: network coded wireless architecture, networked wireless systems
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
OpenRadio: Programmable Wireless In...
pFabric: Minimalistic Near-Optimal ...
Picasso: Flexible RF and Spectrum S...
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Leonid Kazovsky , Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: optical networks with emphasis on metro and access applications
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
UltraFlow: A Hybrid Future Internet...
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Oussama Khatib , Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: robotics, haptics, motion planning
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
The Red Sea Robotics Exploratorium
Computer Haptics (Poster + Demo)
Demo: Simulation of Dynamics, Contr...
Design Methodologies of Hybrid Actu...
Elastic Strip Framework
Haptics
Human Motion Analysis via Whole-Bod...
Human Motion Synthesis
Human-Friendly Robot Design
Robotics-based Methods for Human Mo...
Robotics-Based Reconstruction and S...
Romeo & Juliet - Stanford Assistant...
SAI - Simulation & Active Interface...
Soft Tissue Modeling - towards real...
STAIR: The STanford AI Robot
Teleoperation
The Red Sea Robotics Exploratorium
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Don Knuth , Professor Emeritus of The Art of Computer Programming
Research Focus:
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Vladlen Koltun , Consulting Associate Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: interactive computer graphics, 3D modeling, character animation
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
Dryad
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Christos Kozyrakis , Associate Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: transactional memory, architectural support for security, power management techniques
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Comparing Parallel Programming Mode...
Decoupling Datacenter Studies from ...
Dynamic Fine-Grain Scheduling of Pi...
Dynamic Management of TurboMode in ...
GRAMPS: A Programming Model for Het...
Identifying Energy Waste through Po...
Improving Resource-Efficiency in Cl...
Managing Interference for High Util...
Reevaluating Memory Systems for Ene...
Smart Memories
Towards Energy Proportional Memory ...
Transactional Coherence and Consist...
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Anshul Kundaje , Assistant Professor of Genetics and of Computer Science
Research Focus: development of statistical and machine learning methods for integrative analysis of diverse functional genomic and genetic data to learn models of gene regulation
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
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Sanjay Lall , Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Aeronautics & Astronautics, Vance D. and Arlene C. Coffman Faculty Scholar
Research Focus: dynamical systems and control theory
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
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Monica Lam , Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: Mobile and social computing, platforms and applications, HCI and security
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Collective: A Computing Utility Arc...
Dispatch: Secure Communication and ...
Hydra Single-Chip Multiprocessor
Improving Program Robustness via St...
Life-browsing with a Lifetime of Em...
Mining Social Topologies from Email...
Preserving Privacy with PrPl: a Dec...
SociaLite: High-level Query Languag...
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James A. Landay , Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: technology to support behavior change, demonstrational interfaces, mobile & ubiquitous computing, and user interface design tools
Research Areas:
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
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Jean-Claude Latombe , Kumagai Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus
Research Focus: robot-assisted surgery, integration of design and manufacturing, digital actors, molecular motions
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
3-D Sensing of Deformable Objects
Adaptive Dynamic Collision Checking
Humanoid Robots on Rough Terrain
Modeling Flexible Protein Loops
Multi-goal Motion Planning
Rope Manipulation Planning
Small-step Retraction in PRM Planni...
STAIR: The STanford AI Robot
Study of Protein Motion
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Jure Leskovec , Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: mining and modeling large social and information networks
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Discovering Social Circles in Ego-N...
Information Cartography: Creating Z...
Information Diffusion and External ...
Model-Based Approach to Detecting D...
Quantifying the Influence of Online...
Sampling Propagation Cascades
The Last Click: Why Users Give up I...
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Philip Levis , Assistant Professor of Computer Science and of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: sensor networks
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Identifying Energy Waste through Po...
Measuring Low-Power Wireless
MNet Architecture
Nimbus: Runtime System for Graphica...
Operating System/Language Co-Design
Sergeant: A Transactional Distribut...
Storage-Based Applications
Wireless Implanted Networks
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Marc Levoy , VMware Founders Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus
Research Focus: light field photography, 3D scanning, rendering
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
CityBlock Project: multi-perspectiv...
Digital Forma Urbis Romae Project
Digital Michelangelo Project
Directed Regression
Image Systems Engineering Program
Light Fields & Computational Photog...
Multi-Camera Array
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Fei-Fei Li , Associate Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: computer vision
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
'ImageNet: A Large-Scale Hierarchic...
Building and Using a Semantivisual ...
Computational Neuroscience: Scene C...
Efficient Extraction of Human Motio...
Extracting Moving People from Inter...
Grouplet: A Structured Image Repres...
Human Action Categorization
Modeling Mutual Context of Object a...
OPTIMOL: automatic Object (or onlin...
Towards Total Scene Understanding:C...
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Percy Liang , Assistant Professor of Computer Science and by courtsey Statistics
Research Focus: modeling both natural and programming languages, and exploring the semantic and pragmatic connections between the two; analyzing learning algorithms, both theoretically and empirically
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Extracting Relations from Text for ...
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David Luckham , Professor (Research) of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus
Research Focus: complex event processing
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
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Zohar Manna , Professor of Computer Science, Emertius
Research Focus: formal verification
Research Areas:
Theory
Research Projects:
STeP: Stanford Temporal Prover
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Chris Manning , Assistant Professor of Computer Science and of Linguistics
Research Focus: natural language processing, information retrieval,
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Blind Portfolio Auctions
Event Extraction as Dependency Pars...
Hypergraph Parsing
Information Extraction
Information Extraction, Intelligent...
JavaNLP
Kirrkirr: software for the explorat...
Learning To Make Textual Inferences
LinGO Redwoods: A Rich and Dynamic ...
Linguistic theory and linguistic ty...
Shallow Semantic Parsing
SMS Text Normalization using Statis...
STAIR: The STanford AI Robot
Statistical Linguistics
StatNLP models: Combining linguisti...
Understanding Digital Communication...
Unsupervised Language Learning
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David Mazières , Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: secure computing
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Hails: Protecting Data Privacy in U...
Hails: Protecting Data Privacy in U...
Hypervisor based DataCenter wide Ne...
Ori: A Durable Distributed File Sys...
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John McCarthy , 1927 - 2011
Research Focus: formal reasoning
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
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Edward McCluskey , Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Computer Science, Emeritus
Research Focus: logic testing, synthesis, design for testability, and fault-tolerant computing
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
ELF Project
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Nick McKeown , Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Computer Science
Research Focus: network architecture, backbone network design, congestion control, clean slate internet design
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Buffer Sizing
Carving Research Slices Out of Your...
Co-Ordinated Management for Dense W...
Confused, Timid, and Unstable: Pick...
Header Space Analysis: Static Check...
Making Use of All the Networks Arou...
NetFPGA
Plug-n-Serve: Load-Balancing Web Tr...
Virtual Network System
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Teresa Meng , Reid Weaver Dennis Professor of Electrical Engineering and, by courtesy, of Computer Science, Emeritus
Research Focus: circuit optimization, neural signal processing, and computation architectures for systems biology
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
FCRP: C2S2 Center for Circuit and S...
Global Optimization and Self-Calibr...
High-Performance Low-Power Neural P...
MARCO C2S2: Center for Circuits, Sy...
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John Mitchell , Mary and Gordon Crary Family Professor Professor of Computer Science and by courtesy Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: computer security: access control, network protocols, privacy, software systems, web security
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Theory
Research Projects:
A Security Evaluation of DNSSEC wit...
A Website in Your Pocket: A Large S...
APPeers: Cooperative Networked Cont...
Collaborative Learning with CourseW...
Counting Small Cliques in Social Ne...
Efficiently Discovering Privacy-Lea...
PORTIA: Managing sensitive informat...
PwdHash - Web Password Hashing
SpoofGuard: Preventing online ident...
SPYCE: Software Quality and Infrast...
TRUST: Team for Research in Ubiquit...
Understanding Attrition in MOOCs
Vulnerability Factors in New Web Ap...
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Subhasish Mitra , Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Computer Science
Research Focus: robust system design, VLSI design & test, computer architecture, design for emerging nanotechnologies, biomedical applications
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Carbon Nanotube Computer: Transform...
Effective Post-Silicon Validation
ERSA: Error Resilient System Archit...
Quick Error Detection for Effective...
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Andrea Montanari , Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Statistics
Research Focus: modern coding theory; inference in graphical models and message passing algorithms; random counting/optimization problems; statistical mechanics
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Message Passing for Matrix Factoriz...
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Clifford I. Nass (1958-2013) , Professor of Communication and, by courtesy, of Computer Science and of Sociology
Research Focus: language, speech
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
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Andrew Ng , Assistant Professor of Computer Science, and by courtesy, of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: machine learning, reinforcement learning/control, broad-competence AI
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Autonomous Helicopter Project
DARPA Grand Challenge
Deep Learning
GREAT Improves Functional Interpret...
Learning To Make Textual Inferences
Machine Learning for Control
Make3D
Quadruped Robot
STAIR: The STanford AI Robot
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Nils Nilsson , Professor, Emeritus
Research Focus: robotics
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
STAIR: The STanford AI Robot
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Dwight Nishimura , Professor of Electrical Engineering and, by courtesy, of Radiology; Director, Magnetic Resonance Systems Research Laboratory
Research Focus: medical imaging systems
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Array Compression for 3D Cartesian ...
Image Reconstruction in Lower Extre...
Lowering the B1 Threshold for BEAR ...
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Oyekunle Olukotun , Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and, by courtesy, of Computer Science
Research Focus: pervasive parallelism, computer architecture, parallel programming environments and scalable parallel systems
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Composition and Reuse with Compiled...
EMEURO: A Framework for Data-Driven...
Hydra Single-Chip Multiprocessor
Smart Memories
Transactional Coherence and Consist...
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Brad Osgood , Professor, Electrical Engineering; Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs, School of Engineering
Research Focus: geometric analysis in mathematics and engineering
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
See personal website
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John K. Ousterhout , Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: web application development, storage systems, and operating systems
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Experiences with Rules-based Progra...
Fast Crash Recovery in RAMCloud
In Search of an Understandable Cons...
Indexing In RamCloud
Latency Comparison of Graph Databas...
Log-structured Memory in RAMCloud
Managing State for Ajax-Driven Web ...
RAMCloud: Scalable, High-Performanc...
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Arogyaswami Paulraj , Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus
Research Focus: wireless and mobile communications systems, antenna array processing
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
MIMO Communications
Robust Communications
Time Reversal Wireless
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John M. Pauly , Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering,
Research Focus: magnetic resonance imaging, image reconstruction, physics of data acquisition
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
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Marco Pavone , Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Assistant Professor (by courtesy), Information Systems Laboratory & Assistant Professor (by courtesy), Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering
Research Focus: development of methodologies for the analysis, design, and control of autonomous systems, with a particular emphasis on large-scale robotic networks and autonomous aerospace vehicles
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Control of Robotic Mobility-On-Dema...
Modelling and Experimental Analysis...
On the Fundamental Limitations of P...
Sampling-Based Spacecraft Motion Pl...
Stochastic Optimal Control With Dyn...
Time, Energy and Resilience: Fundam...
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Roy Pea , David Jacks Professor of Education and Learning Sciences; and by Courtsey Computer Science
Research Focus: how innovations in computing and communications technologies and affiliated socio-cultural practices can influence learning, thinking, and educational systems
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Beyond Textbooks: New Pedagogical M...
Designing and Implementing Mobile S...
Promoting Active Learning & Leverag...
Supporting Networked Collaborative ...
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Serge Plotkin , Associate Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus
Research Focus: theoretical computer science, combinatorial optimization, networking, distributed computation, security
Research Areas:
Theory
Research Projects:
Approximation Algorithms
Design of Network Topology
Fairness
Routing
Contact Info


Ada Poon , Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus:
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
An Energy Harvesting 2×2 60GHz Tra...
An Integrated and Intelligent Locom...
CMOS 60GHz Beamforming Circuit Desi...
Interface Circuits for a Wireless I...
Wireless monitoring of implantable ...
Wireless Power Transfer Through Bio...
Wirelessly Powered Transceivers for...
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Eric Pop , Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: intersection of nanoelectronics and nanoscale energy conversion. Most projects include both fundamental and applied, experimental and computational components. Some recent topics (as of 2013) include: Energy-efficient transistors, memory
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
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Balaji Prabhakar , Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Computer Science
Research Focus: computer and wireless networks, algorithms, stochastic network theory
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Active Queue Management
Capri: Congestion and Parking Relie...
DC-TCP: Efficient Packet Transport ...
R2D2: Rapid and Reliable Data Deliv...
Random Assignment Problem
Scaleable Performance Prediction an...
Sensor Networks
Switching
TCP Performance
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Vaughan Pratt , Professor of Computer Science and, by courtesy, of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus
Research Focus: handheld PCs, chu spaces, concurrency modeling
Research Areas:
Theory
Research Projects:
Chu Spaces
Concurrency Modeling
Speech Processing
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Christopher Ré , Assistant Professor of the Computer Science Departement
Research Focus: enable users and developers to build applications that more deeply understand and exploit data
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
DeepDive
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Juan Rivas-Davila , Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: power electronics, RF power amplifiers, resonant converters, soft switching topologies and design of power converters for operation in harsh environments
Research Areas:
Information Systems
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Eric Roberts , Professor (Teaching) of Computer Science
Research Focus: Computer science education, programming languages, programming environments, multiprocessor systems, social implications of computing, science education for nonscientists
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Mendel Rosenblum , Associate Professor of Computer Science and Faculty Director, Forum
Research Focus: disk storage management, computer simulation techniques, scalable operating system structure, virtualization, computer security
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Collective: A Computing Utility Arc...
Copysets: Reducing the Frequency of...
Low Latency Network Interfaces
Merrimac - Stanford Streaming Super...
Network Interface Design for Low La...
TRUST: Team for Research in Ubiquit...
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Tim Roughgarden , Assistant Professor of Computer Science and (by courtesy) of Management Science and Engineering
Research Focus: algorithms, network and combinatorial optimization, game theory
Research Areas:
Theory
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Amin Saberi , Associate Professor Management Science and Engineering Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering and by courtesy Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: algorithms, approximation algorithms, and algorithmic aspects of games, markets, and networks
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Incentives in Crowdsourcing Markets...
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Mehran Sahami , Professor (Teaching) of Computer Science Associate Chair for Education and Director of Educational Affairs, Computer Science
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Kenneth Salisbury , Professor (Research) of Computer Science and of Surgery
Research Focus: robotics, haptics, computer-aided surgery
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
An Experimental Platform for Haptic...
Collaborative Haptic Environments
Deformable Object Simulation
Design Improvements of Upper Limb P...
Development of a Modular Unmanned U...
HaemoBot: a Robotic System for IV I...
Haptic-Feedback Assistive Devices
Mechanisms for Human-Friendly Robot...
Multi-finger Manipulation
Multiple-Contact-Point Haptics
Recent Progress Towards Robotic Ult...
Recent Progress Towards Robotic Ult...
Salisbury BioRobotics Laboratory
Serpentine Mechanisms
STAIR: The STanford AI Robot
Surgical Simulation
Tactile Interfaces for Tele-Dermato...
Understanding Actions and Interacti...
Virtual Rehearsal Environment for M...
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Silvio Savarese , Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: theoretical foundations and practical applications of computational vision
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
3D representations for object detec...
3D scene understanding from images
A Unified Framework for Object Dete...
Beyond PASCAL: A Benchmark for 3D O...
Structural Recognition of Human Act...
Understanding complex human activit...
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Yoav Shoham , Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: logic, multi-agent systems, game theory, electronic commerce
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
An Algorithmic Approach to Group Sc...
Computational Game Theory (NSF ITR)
Decision-Theoretic Methods for Pers...
DRU: Suppoting Group and Individua...
Insurance in the World of Big Data
The Intelligent Time Manager
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Sebastian Thrun , Professor of Computer Science and of Electrical Engineering; Director, AI Laboratory
Research Focus: robotics, machine learning, probabilistic methods
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Autonomous Helicopter Project
DARPA Grand Challenge
GREAT Improves Functional Interpret...
STAIR: The STanford AI Robot
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Fouad Tobagi , Professor of Electrical Engineering, and by courtesy, of Computer Science
Research Focus: wireless networks, multimedia communication (video streaming, voice over IP), mobile networking,
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Cross-tier Interference Mitigation ...
Image Systems Engineering Program
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Jeff Ullman , S. W. Ascherman Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus
Research Focus: database theory, database integration, data mining, and education using the information infrastructure
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
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Greg Valiant , Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: algorithms, learning, applied probability, and statistics; evolution and game theory
Research Areas:
Theory
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Benjamin Van Roy , Associate Professor of Management Science & Engineering, of Electrical Engineering, and, by courtesy, of Computer Science
Research Focus: stochastic control, machine learning, economics and finance
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Blind Portfolio Auctions
Directed Regression
Learning to Optimize via Posterior ...
Reservoir Management Based on Appro...
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Brian Wandell , Isaac and Madeline Stein Family Professor
Research Focus: vision science, spanning topics from visual disorders, reading development in children, to digital imaging devices and algorithms for both magnetic resonance imaging and digital imaging
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Automating the Design of Image Proc...
Scene3D: A Camera Simulation Pipeli...
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Ge Wang , Assistant Professor of CCRMA | Department of Music (also of Computer Science, by Courtesy)
Research Focus: computer music, programming language and interactive software design, mobile and social music, laptop orchestra, interaction design
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
ChucK: A Music Programming Language
Ocarina: Designing the iPhone's Mag...
SLOrk: Stanford Laptop Orchestra
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Tsachy Weissman , Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: information theory, statistical signal processing
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
A New Lossy Compressor for Quality ...
Efficient Similarity Queries via Lo...
Multi-Version Coding in Distributed...
Universal Estimation of Directed In...
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Jennifer Widom , Fletcher Jones Professor and Department Chair, Computer Science
Research Focus: information management
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
3X: A Workbench for eXecuting eXplo...
DataMotion: Managing & analyzing la...
GPS: A Graph Processing System
TRIO: A System for Integrated Manag...
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Benard Widrow , Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: artificial neural networks, adaptive filters and antenna arrays
Research Areas:
Information Systems
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Gio Wiederhold , Professor of Computer Science, of Medicine and of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus
Research Focus: valuation of intangibles in software
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
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Ryan Williams , Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: algorithms and complexity theory
Research Areas:
Theory
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Virginia Vassilevska Williams , Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: designing algorithms for shortest paths, pattern detection and other computational problems in graphs and matrices, and computational issues in social choice: when and how can one efficiently manipulate elections, tournaments and competitions, how to meas
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Theory
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Terry Winograd , Professor, Emeritus
Research Focus: human-computer interaction
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
Barriers and Facilitators of Person...
Interactive Workspaces Project
Tabletop Groupware
Teamspace: A collaborative work env...
Toward a Better Data Collection Too...
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Keith Winstein , Assistant Professor of Computer Science and, by courtesy, of Law
Research Focus: statistical and predictive apporaches to teach computers to design better network protocols and applications
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
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H.-S. Philip Wong , Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: Nanoelectronics and Nanotechnology
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Research Projects:
Brain-Inspired Computing
Logic
Memory
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