Inside our Electrical Engineering Labs

Research in the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering builds upon basic science, using concepts introduced in elementary school and the courses taught in middle and high school. This virtual tour of some of our labs demonstrates how the study of physics and mathematics can lead to an exciting future.

Electrophysics Lab

Wei Wu Research Group

Led by Professor Wei Wu , this group does cutting edge research in the domains of Nano-Fabrication, Nano-Electronics, Nano-Photonics and Chemical Sensing.
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Hossein Hashemi's Group

Professor Hashemi and his students analyze, design, and implement integrated circuits and systems for communications, sensing, and imaging applications.
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Povinelli Nanophotonics Laboratory

Professor Povinelli and her students study nanophotonic structures such as photonic crystals, microresonators, and nanowires for applications in optical communications, energy, and biology.
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Keck Photonics Laboratory - Clean Room

Keck Photonics Laboratory, a state of the art micro and nanofabrication facility in the University of Southern California, is a user shared core facility that operates in class 10 and class 100 clean room. This clean room supports collaboration and multidisciplinary academic research activities, as well as electrical engineering instructional courses in the field of optoelectronic and microelectronic devices, nano-materials, sensors, MEMS and biomedical devices etc.

Laboratory for Photons, Electrons, and Materials

Prof. Kapadia's research group develops electronic and photonic devices through an iterative process of device engineering and materials development.
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Wang Group at USC

Led by Professor Han Wang, this research group focuses on the exploration and development of emerging nanomaterials for novel applications in electronic and photonic device technology.
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Systems Lab

Computer Engineering

Professor Sandeep Gupta and his students design, test and validate high speed systems in the domain of computer engineering.
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Autonomous Networks Research Group

Professor Bhaskar Krishnamachari and his students perform high-impact academic research in the area of wireless and mobile networks. The team is working to build a multi-robot testbed, referred to as the Intelligent Robotic Internet of things system Testbed. 
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Professor Soltanolkotabi Talk

Professor Soltanolkotabi's research group focuses on design and mathematical understanding of computationally efficient algorithms for optimization, machine learning, signal processing, high dimensional statistics, and computational imaging.

Biomedical Imaging Group

Dr. Leahy's research interests lie in the application of signal and image processing theory to the formation and analysis of biomedical images. His research group is currently involved in the development and analysis of computational methods for formation of positron emission tomography (PET) images.
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Optical Communications Laboratory

Professor Willner’s research group focuses on a wide range of topics in optical fiber communications. Their research interests include combating fiber-induced signal impairments arising from nonlinearities, chromatic dispersion and polarization mode dispersion.
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Professor Tanguay's Research

Professor Tanguay's research interests and experience include: the crystal growth and characterization of optical and optoelectronic materials, dielectric and optical thin film physics, and other experiences. His current research programs are highly interdisciplinary in nature, and include the development of hybrid electronic/photonic multichip modules for vision applications.
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Published on May 24th, 2017

Last updated on August 2nd, 2022