Faculty Information

Core Faculty


Mohammad Al Faruque Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering
University of Karlsruhe, 2009
ECPS 202 – Cyber-Physical Systems Design


Elaheh Bozorgzadeh Ph.D., Computer Science
University of California, Los Angeles, 2003
ECPS 204 — Embedded System Software


Pai H. Chou Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering
University of Washington, 1998
ECPS 205 – sensors, actuators and sensor networks


Rainer Doemer Ph.D., Information & Computer Science
University of Dortmund, 2000
ECPS 204 — Embedded System Software


Ahmed Eltawil Ph.D., Integrated Circuits & Systems
University of California, Los Angeles, 2003
ECPS 205 – sensors, actuators and sensor networks


Daniel D. Gajski Ph.D., Computer and Information Science
University of Pennsylvania, 1974
ECPS 203 — Embedded Systems Modeling and Design


Tony Givargis Ph.D., Computer Science
University of California, Riverside, 2001
ECPS 203 — Embedded Systems Modeling and Design


Faryar Jabbari Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering
University of California, Los Angeles, 1986
ECPS 208 — Control Systems for CPS


Fadi Kurdahi Ph.D., Computer Engineering
University of Southern California, 1987
ECPS 209 – CPS Case studies


Kwei-Jay Lin Ph.D., Computer Science
University of Maryland, 1985
ECPS 206 — Real-time & distributed systems


Gene Tsudik Ph.D., Computer Science
University of Southern California, 1991
ECPS 207 – Security, privacy and regulatory considerations in CPS

Affiliate Faculty (as of July 2016)


Nikil Dutt Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering
University of Illinois, 1989
ECPS 202 – Cyber-Physical Systems Design


Ian Harris Ph.D., Computer Science
University of California, San Diego, 1997
ECPS 206 — Real-time & distributed systems


Brian Demsky Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering
MIT, 2006
ECPS 204 — Embedded System Software


Alex Nicolau Ph.D., Information & Computer Science
Yale, 1984
ECPS 204 — Embedded System Software


Alex Veindebaum Ph.D., Integrated Circuits & Systems
University of Illinois, 1985
ECPS 203 — Embedded Systems Modeling and Design


James Earthman Ph.D., Computer and Information Science
Stanford, 1985
ECPS 209 – CPS Case studies


Haithem Taha Ph.D., Computer Science
Virginia Tech, 2013
ECPS 208 — Control Systems for CPS


Lorenzo Valdevit Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering
University of California, Los Angeles, 1986
ECPS 209 – CPS Case studies


Marco Levarato Ph.D., Computer Science
University of Padova, 2009
ECPS 205 – sensors, actuators and sensor networks


Nael Abu-Ghazaleh Ph.D., Computer Science
University of Cincinnati, 1997
ECPS 207 – Security, privacy and regulatory considerations in CPS