Active Faculty

CASE works with research faculty in many disciplines throughout Syracuse University’s diverse schools and colleges. If you don’t find the information systems expertise you need among the researchers listed below, please call and we will help you find what you need.

Big Data: turning data into knowledge.

The faculty members listed below work in data analytics, data fusion, data mining, social media, predictive analysis, machine learning, and more – any subject that involves large data sets.

Bei Yu

Social Media Mining; Text Mining; Intelligent Agents; Multi-Agent Systems.

Britton Plourde

Quantum information science with superconducting circuits (quantum computing).

Can Isik

Controls; Robotics; Neural networks and fuzzy systems; Signals and systems; Digital circuits; Analog circuits; ECS ethics.

Carsten Oesterlund

Medical informatics; Distributed and virtual work; Organizational learning; Knowledge management; Game design.

Chilukuri K. Mohan

Artificial intelligence; Neural networks; Evolutionary algorithms; Uncertainty optimization; Pattern recognition.

Gurdip Singh

Distributed and embedded systems; Synchronization synthesis; Network protocols; Compositional design and analysis techniques; Configurable Middleware systems.

Jae Chan Oh

Multi-Agent systems; Internet information retrieval; Resource sharing and allocation.

Jason Dedrick

Globalization of information technology; The economic and organizational impacts of IT; National IT policy; The offshoring of innovation and knowledge work; Green IT.

Jeff Stanton

Research methods, psychometrics, and statistics with a particular focus on self report techniques such as surveys.

Jeffrey Saltz

Structuring big data teams and projects; Entrepreneurial ecosystems.

Jennifer Stromer-Galley

Human interaction with and through digital technologies.

Jian Tang

Wireless networking and mobile computing; Cloud computing; Green networking; Design and analysis of algorithms.

Jim Fawcett

Software; Control systems; Computers; Communications.

Jun (Brandon) Choi

Microwave circuits and systems; Antennas and antenna arrays; Periodic structures; Metamaterials.

Kevin Crowston

Managing coordination problems; Design and evaluation of systems to support collaboration; Open source software development projects; Research data management.

Kishan G. Mehrotra

Neural networks and genetic algorithms.

Lixin Shen

Wavelet analysis, Image and signal processing.

Makan Fardad

Optimal sparse network design in large-scale dynamical systems.

Mark Glauser

Turbulence; Energy systems; Built environments; Fluid mechanics of breathing and coughing.

Pramod Varshney

Communications; Signal and image processing; Multisensor data/information fusion.

Prasanta Ghosh

Smart grid; Sensors and measurement; High speed electronic devices and integrated circuits; Power engineering; Power electronics.

Qinru Qiu

Dynamic power; Thermal and performance management of multiprocessor system-on-chip.

Reza Fafarani

Big data analytics; Data mining/web mining/social media mining; Social network analysis/social computing; Large-scale information networks; Behavior analysis.

Sara Eftekharnejad

Integration of renewable energy into power systems; Power system stability and control; Power system reliability and security; Phasor Measurement Units (PMU) in smart grids.

Sucheta Soundarajan

Data mining; Social network analysis; Community detection; Applications to social and life sciences.

Vir Phoha

Cyber security; Machine learning; Smart phones and tablets security; Biometrics.

Yanzhi Wang

High-performance and energy-efficient computing; Extremely low-power near-threshold computing for next-generation devices; Neuromorphic computing systems for hardware acceleration and cognitive frameworks; Non-volatile computing systems for embedded wearable devices.

Yingbin Liang

Machine learning and its applications to networks; Probabilistic graphical models; Information security; Network information theory; Signal detection and estimation; Scheduling in mobile ad-hoc wireless networks; Wireless communications: MIMO, relay communications, resource allocations.

Yun Huang

Context-driven ways of designing mobile social crowdsourcing systems.

Yuzhe (Richard) Tang

System security; Big-data systems; Performance.

Cybersecurity: keeping data and networks safe.

The faculty members listed below focus on keeping data safe, and systems up and running. Their expertise includes data security and assurance, resilience, malware and intrusion detection, and all aspects of cybersecurity research.

Carlos Caicedo

Computer networking; Mobile application development and design; Telecommunications technologies (wired and wireless); Network Security.

Jason Dedrick

Globalization of information technology; The economic and organizational impacts of IT; National IT policy; The offshoring of innovation and knowledge work; Green IT.

Jeffrey Saltz

Structuring big data teams and projects; Entrepreneurial ecosystems.

Joon Park

Information and systems security.

Kevin Du

Computer system and network security; Data mining; Distributed computing.

Pramod Varshney

Communications; Signal and image processing; Multisensor data/information fusion.

Qinru Qiu

Dynamic power; Thermal and performance management of multiprocessor system-on-chip.

Shiu-Kai Chin

Formal methods; Information assurance; Security; Software engineering.

Stephen Chapin

Operating systems; Distributed systems; Computer networking; Computer security; System assurance.

Susan Older

Semantics of programming languages; Concurrency, fairness, logics of programs; Formal methods.

Vir Phoha

Cyber security; Machine learning; Smart phones and tablets security; Biometrics.

Yingbin Liang

Machine learning and its applications to networks; Probabilistic graphical models; Information security; Network information theory; Signal detection and estimation; Scheduling in mobile ad-hoc wireless networks; Wireless communications: MIMO, relay communications, resource allocations.

Yuzhe (Richard) Tang

System security; Big-data systems; Performance.

Communications Systems: advancing knowledge of digital communications.

The researchers in this section include leaders in the fields of wireless spectrum, cognitive radio, distributed communications systems, signal processing, MIMO and all aspects of networked communications.

Biao Chen

Wireless Communications.

Carlos Caicedo

Computer networking; Mobile application development and design; Telecommunications technologies (wired and wireless); Network Security.

Fred Schlereth

Design of VLSI signal processing circuits for software defined radio.

Jian Tang

Wireless networking and mobile computing; Cloud computing; Green networking; Design and analysis of algorithms.

Jun (Brandon) Choi

Microwave circuits and systems; Antennas and antenna arrays; Periodic structures; Metamaterials.

Kevin Du

Computer system and network security; Data mining; Distributed computing.

Lee McKnight

Wireless grids, nomadicity and mobility; The convergence of the Internet and telecommunications industries.

Lixin Shen

Wavelet analysis, Image and signal processing.

Makan Fardad

Optimal sparse network design in large-scale dynamical systems.

Mustafa Cenk Gursoy

Wireless communications; Info theory; Signal processing; Wireless networks.

Pramod Varshney

Communications; Signal and image processing; Multisensor data/information fusion.

Senem Velipasalar

Computer vision; Video/image processing, Signal processing.

Tapan Sarkar

Analysis and design of electromagnetic radiation from various devices like computers.

Yingbin Liang

Machine learning and its applications to networks; Probabilistic graphical models; Information security; Network information theory; Signal detection and estimation; Scheduling in mobile ad-hoc wireless networks; Wireless communications: MIMO, relay communications, resource allocations.

Modeling and Simulation: visualizing data to advance understanding.

These faculty members create advanced computer models and visualizations for a range of complex data types, enabling industry to predict how processes, materials, fluids, and even groups of humans are likely to behave in the real world.

Britton Plourde

Quantum information science with superconducting circuits (quantum computing).

Can Isik

Controls; Robotics; Neural networks and fuzzy systems; Signals and systems; Digital circuits; Analog circuits; ECS ethics.

Dacheng Ren

Systems biology and biotechnology.

Ed Lipson

Medical imaging and nuclear medicine (MRI, PET, SPECT).

Fred Schlereth

Design of VLSI signal processing circuits for software defined radio.

Jim Fawcett

Software; Control systems; Computers; Communications.

John D. Dannenhoffer, III

Applied computational geometry; Computational fluid dynamics; Computer-based engineering education; Collaborative design.

Jun (Brandon) Choi

Microwave circuits and systems; Antennas and antenna arrays; Periodic structures; Metamaterials.

Lixin Shen

Wavelet analysis, Image and signal processing.

Makan Fardad

Optimal sparse network design in large-scale dynamical systems.

Mark Glauser

Turbulence; Energy systems; Built environments; Fluid mechanics of breathing and coughing.

Melissa Green

Experimental fluid dynamics.

Ping Zhang

Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) in various contexts.

Pramod Varshney

Communications; Signal and image processing; Multisensor data/information fusion.

Prasanta Ghosh

Smart grid; Sensors and measurement; High speed electronic devices and integrated circuits; Power engineering; Power electronics.

Sara Eftekharnejad

Integration of renewable energy into power systems; Power system stability and control; Power system reliability and security; Phasor Measurement Units (PMU) in smart grids.

Senem Velipasalar

Computer vision; Video/image processing, Signal processing.

Tapan Sarkar

Analysis and design of electromagnetic radiation from various devices like computers.

Thong Q. Dang

Fluid mechanics, CFD; Aerodynamics, propulsion, turbomachine; Energy & indoor environment quality.

Autonomy/UAVs: putting drones to work for research.

The faculty researchers below work on different aspect of autonomous systems and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or “drones”), including research topics that facilitate the widespread commercial use of UAVs, or which utilize UAVs in the collection and analysis of data.

Amit Sanyal

Nonlinear dynamics; Geometric control; Nonlinear estimation; Geometric mechanics; Aerospace control; Mobile robots.

Biao Chen

Wireless Communications.

Can Isik

Controls; Robotics; Neural networks and fuzzy systems; Signals and systems; Digital circuits; Analog circuits; ECS ethics.

Carlos Caicedo

Computer networking; Mobile application development and design; Telecommunications technologies (wired and wireless); Network Security.

Jae Chan Oh

Multi-Agent systems; Internet information retrieval; Resource sharing and allocation.

Jian Tang

Wireless networking and mobile computing; Cloud computing; Green networking; Design and analysis of algorithms.

Makan Fardad

Optimal sparse network design in large-scale dynamical systems.

Mark Glauser

Turbulence; Energy systems; Built environments; Fluid mechanics of breathing and coughing.

Mustafa Cenk Gursoy

Wireless communications; Info theory; Signal processing; Wireless networks.

Pramod Varshney

Communications; Signal and image processing; Multisensor data/information fusion.

Qinru Qiu

Dynamic power; Thermal and performance management of multiprocessor system-on-chip.

Senem Velipasalar

Computer vision; Video/image processing, Signal processing.

Yanzhi Wang

High-performance and energy-efficient computing; Extremely low-power near-threshold computing for next-generation devices; Neuromorphic computing systems for hardware acceleration and cognitive frameworks; Non-volatile computing systems for embedded wearable devices.