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Our People

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty

Suat Ay, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor

Gauss-Johnson 212


Yacine Chakhchoukh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Gauss-Johnson 213


Jim Frenzel, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor

Gauss-Johnson 207


Karen Frenzel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Buchanan 210


Buchanan 214


Mohamed Hefeida, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Gauss-Johnson 209


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Introduction to Electrical Circuits, Senior Seminar
Areas of Expertise: Wireless Sensor Networks and Applications, Medium Access Control, Cross-Layer Design and Optimization, Internet of Things (IoT) and Applications, Context-Aware Communication, Data Collection and Processing

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Saied Hemati, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Buchanan 316


Gauss-Johnson 205


Brian Johnson, Ph.D., P.E.

University Distinguished Professor, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Endowed Chair in Power Engineering

Gauss-Johnson 201


Joe Law, Ph.D., P.E.

Interim Department Chair, Professor, Director of NASA Idaho EPSCoR

Buchanan 214


Campus: Moscow

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Hangtian Lei, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Gauss-Johnson 211


Campus: Moscow
Areas of Expertise: Power System Operation and Control, Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power System Reliability Evaluation, Substation Automation, Power System Protection
Courses: Energy Systems II

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Feng Li, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Gauss-Johnson 217


Zouheir Rezki, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Buchanan 209


Robert Rinker, Ph.D.

Associate Professor; Associate Chair of Computer Science

Janssen 235


Dakota Roberson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

CAES 278


Campus: Idaho Falls
Areas of Expertise: Power System Control (Wide-area damping using active power modulation such as HVDC, energy storage, etc., Detection and correction of latency in closed-loop controllers, Variable loop gain strategies, Coupling of distributed systems, Energy storage controller technology for smoothing, arbitrage, AGC, etc.), Statistical Signal Processing (Estimation/Detection Theory, Cramer-Rao Lower Bound, Saddlepoint Approximations and other high-order approximation techniques)

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Vishal Saxena, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Micron Endowed Professor in Microelectronics

Buchanan 318


Ting-Yen Shih, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Gauss-Johnson 214


Campus: Moscow
Areas of Expertise: Antennas and Antenna Arrays, RF/Microwave/mmWave Circuits and Systems, Biomedical Applications of RF/Microwaves, Microwave Sensing and Imaging
Courses: Electromagnetic Theory, Electromagnetics Laboratory, Antenna Principles and Design, Directed Study: Non-Reciprocal RF Circuits

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Sameh Sorour, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Buchanan 211


Ata Zadehgol, Ph.D., P.E.

Assistant Professor

Buchanan 208


Electrical and Computer Engineering, Staff

Jeremiah Akin

Administrative Coordinator

Jeremiah Akin

Buchanan 213


Brooke Dahmen

Department Manager

Brooke Dahmen

Buchanan 212


John Jacksha (J.J.)

Associate Engineer

John Jacksha

Buchanan 207A


Michael McMenamy

Electronics Specialist

Michael McMenamy

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Contact Us

Buchanan Engineering Building Rm. 213

Mailing Address:

Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1023
Moscow, ID 83844-1023

Phone: 208-885-6554

Fax: 208-885-7579