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Advanced Vehicle Engineering Laboratory

Primary Investigator:
Dr. Tim Maxwell
Tim.Maxwell@ttu.edu
Phone:
806.742.3269

Website
Advanced Vehicle Engineering Laboratory

Neither mechanical nor electrical engineers are trained to understand the total system. This program not only provides for the course work necessary to develop the interdisciplinary approach, it also allows students with different degrees to progress through the program. The research projects the students will be working on are of great importance. These projects are truly interdisciplinary, team projects.

Applied Vision Laboratory

Primary Investigator:
Dr. Hamed Sari-Sarraf
Hamed.Sari-Sarraf@ttu.edu
Phone:
806.742.3269

Website
Applied Vision Laboratory

The Applied Vision Laboratory (AVL) conceives, designs, and implements computer vision systems with applications in medicine and industry. Our applied research includes interactive computer vision; image segmentation via deformable models; 2-D and 3-D shape analysis; content-based image compression; texture modeling; and feature extraction, analysis, and classification.

Center for Pulsed Power and Power Electronics (P3E)

Primary Investigators:
Dr. James Dickens
james.dickens@ttu.edu
Dr. Andreas Neuber
andreas.neuber@ttu.edu
Phone:
806.742.2224

Website
P3E

P3E focuses multidisciplinary research on three areas:

  1. Plasma power in power devices, electric space propulsion, microwave generation, and thin films
  2. Pulsed power in high power switching, materials studies, and high power microwave
  3. Power Electronics in lab power IGBT, ultra high power SCRs in pulsed power and plasma arcs

Computer Vision and Image Analysis Lab (CVIAL)

Primary Investigator:
Dr. Sunanda Mitra
Sunanda.Mitra@ttu.edu
Phone:
806.742.3533

Website
CVIAL

The Texas Tech Computer Vision and Image Analysis Laboratory emphasizes multi-disciplinary research in mathematical modeling and algorithms for signal and image processing.

Micro-Electrical-Mechanical Systems (MEMS)

Primary Investigator:
Dr. Tim Dallas
Tim.Dallas@ttu.edu
Phone:
806.742.4753

Website
MEMS

MEMS research includes the development of dynamic micro-machines including micro-positioning systems, micro-optical tools, and micro analytical systems. We also study the mechanisms and environments that cause stiction as well as developing ways to mitigate stiction failures. The research is funded by the National Science Foundation and the Welch Foundation. We offer three courses in MEMS and related technologies.

Microwave Laboratory

Primary Investigator:
Dr. Mohammed Saed
Mohammed.Saed@ttu.edu
Phone:
806.742.1252
806.742.3533

Website
Microwave Laboratory

Research in the microwave laboratory in general deals with high frequency applied electromagnetic. Our primary research areas include the design of antennas and antenna arrays for wireless communications, microwave circuit design, development of software tools for simulation and analysis, nondestructive materials testing, and near-field microwave imaging.

Nanophontonics

Primary Investigator:
Dr. Hongxing Jiang
Hx.Jiang@ttu.edu
Dr. Jingyu Lin
Jingyu.Lin@ttu.edu
Phone:
806.742.3533

Website
Nanophotonics

Our group's research is dedicated to the advancement of III-nitride wide bandgap semiconductors (GaN, AlN, AlGaN, InGaN, and InAlGaN), for the fabrication of optoelectronic devices operating in the blue and UV spectral regions and electronic devices capable of operating under high power and high temperature conditions. Our group's concentration areas are epitaxial growth, micro- and nano-structure and device fabrication, and fundamental optical and transport investigations.

Nano-Tech Center (NTC)

Primary Investigator:
Dr. Jordan Berg
Jordan.Berg@ttu.edu
Dr. Luis Grave de Peralta
luis.grave-de-peralta@ttu.edu
Phone:
806.742.1245
806.742.3563

Website
Nano-Tech Center

Areas of interest include fundamental science and growth of advanced semiconductor materials for optoelectronic and CMOS applications, and the design, fabrication, characterization and implementation of MEMS. Research is supported by Federal, State, and Industrial grants. The Center supports education programs in nanoscience, microelectronics, and MEMS.

Autumn's Dawn Neuro-Imaging and Cognition Engineering Lab (NICE)

Primary Investigator:
Dr. Mary Baker
Mary.Baker@ttu.edu
Phone:
806.742.1245

Website
Autumn`s Dawn Neuro-Imaging and Cognition Engineering Lab (NICE)

The mission of the ADNICE lab is to develop models of perception, memory, and language as they relate to the underlying structure and neural circuitry of the human brain. It also addresses neurologically brain-damaged individuals and how their impairments reveal fundamental principles of brain development and neuro-cognitive functioning.

Program for Semiconductor and Project Engineering

Primary Investigator:
Dr. Tim Dallas
Tim.Dallas@ttu.edu
Phone:
806.742.3533

Website
Program for Semiconductor and Project Engineering

The program provides a broad back-ground in semiconductor technology, including testing, process, design, failure analysis, and business concepts. The program emphasizes an integrated approach to problem solving and is supported by major companies involved in semiconductor manufacturing and equipment. Students learn in a state-of-the-art laboratory facility dedicated to this program.

RF/Analog System-on-a-chip (Soc) Design Lab

Primary Investigator:
Dr. Donald Lie
Donald.Lie@ttu.edu
Phone:
806.742.3532

Website
RF/Analog System-on-a-chip (Soc) Design Lab

The research focus of the RF/Analog SoC Design Lab is:

  1. Low-power RF/Analog Integrated Circuits (ICs) System-on-a-Chip (SoC) Design and Testing
  2. Interdisciplinary Research on Medical Electronics, Biosensors and Biosignal Processing.