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Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty

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

Department Chair, Associate Professor

Buchanan 214


Campus: Moscow

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Gauss-Johnson 213


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Introduction to Power Systems, Power Systems Analysis
Areas of Expertise: Cyber-security for the smart grid, Power transmission and distribution systems, Phasor Measurement Units (PMUs) integration in the power systems, Power state estimation

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

Associate Professor

Gauss-Johnson 207


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Digital Logic, Microcontrollers and lab, Background Study in Digital Computer Fundamentals, Digital Systems Engineering, Intro to VLSI Design
Areas of Expertise: Applications of genetic algorithms, VLSI testing and fault-tolerant computing, Algorithms, architectures and circuits for efficient solution of problems in communications, image processing and signal processing

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Karen Frenzel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Buchanan 210


Campus: Moscow
Areas of Expertise: Signal processing and communications

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Gauss-Johnson 205


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Energy Systems I, Advanced Electronics
Areas of Expertise: Power electronics, Electric machines and drives, Power quality

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

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

Gauss-Johnson 201


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Digital Logic, Logic Circuit Laboratory, Energy Systems I, Introduction to Power Systems, Power Systems Analysis, Power Electronic Circuits, Power Systems Planning and Resources, Symmetrical Components, Transients in Power Systems, Power System Protection and Relaying, Understanding Power Quality, Utility Applications of Power Electronics
Areas of Expertise: Power electronic applications for the control of power transmission and distribution systems, power system protection, power quality, superconductivity applications in transmission and distribution, energy storage systems, real time simulation of traffic systems and intelligent transportation systems

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Hangtian Lei, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor

Gauss-Johnson 211


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

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Feng Li, Ph.D., P.E.

Micron Endowed Chair in Microelectronics, NGeM Director, FIB/SEM Director

Gauss-Johnson 217


Campus: Moscow
Classes: Microelectronics I, Microelectronics I Lab, Electromagnetic Theory, Electromagnetics Lab, Signals and Systems I, Signals and Systems I Lab, Introduction to Electronic Packaging, Introduction to VLSI Design, Semiconductor Devices, Introduction to Microelectronics Fabrication, Senior Design I, Senior Design II
Areas of Expertise: Semiconductor device and IC design, Micro/nanofabrication and electronic packaging, ML/AI in VLSI design and manufacturing

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Robert Rinker, Ph.D.

Associate Professor; Associate Chair of Computer Science

Janssen 235


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Computer Science I, Computer Organization and Architecture, System Software, Advanced Computer Architecture, Real-Time Operating Systems
Areas of Expertise: computer architecture, reconfigurable computing, embedded systems

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Dakota Roberson, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate 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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Ting-Yen Shih, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor

Gauss-Johnson 214


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Electromagnetic Theory, Electromagnetics Laboratory, Antennas and RF circuits for 5G mobile communications, Antenna Principles and Design, Antenna Theory, Advanced Topics in Electromagnetics
Areas of Expertise: Electrically-small antennas, Ultra-Wideband Array Antennas, Machine Learning Applications in RF Circuits and Antennas, RF/Microwave/mmWave Circuits, Non-Reciprocal Devices, High Power Microwaves, Biomedical Applications of RF/Microwaves, In-Band Full-Duplex Radios

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Gauss-Johnson 215


Campus: Moscow
Areas of Expertise: Electromagnetics and nonlinear optics, quantum Semiconductor simulation

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

Associate Professor

Buchanan 208


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Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Idaho
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Moscow, ID 83844-1023

Phone: 208-885-6554

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