Analog and Mixed Signal Research areas in the Analog and Mixed Signal Center include high speed electrical and optical I/O interfaces, Clock recovery systems, RF transceivers, Harvesting circuits, RF MEMS, active and passive sensors, mmwave circuits, robust signal processing, low-voltage, high-performance analog circuit design; analog mixed-mode fault diagnosis of integrated circuits, Power Management and Bio-Medical Circuits and Systems.
The Biomedical Imaging group brings together faculty members from a number of different disciplines within Electrical Engineering to focus on the acquisition and analysis of biomedical images. A set of core courses provides the student with a background in both medical imaging instrumentation and image processing and analysis, and elective courses are available in both areas. Laboratories have been established in computer-assisted diagnostics, magnetic resonance imaging and optical imaging.
Computer Engineering offers research opportunities in the areas of Computer Communications and Networks, multimedia, storage systems, parallel and distributed computing and architecture, fault-tolerant computing and design for testing, computer aided design and testing tools, VLSI design and technologies, high-speed networks and architecture, intelligent systems and controls, and real-time systems and their architecture.
Research activities in electromagnetics and microwaves span a broad spectrum of applications. In particular the theoretical and experimental aspects of antennas, electromagnetic theory, electromagnetic wave scattering, active and passive microwave and millimeter wave circuits, linear and non-linear optical or microwave guiding systems, and microstrip antennas.
The energy systems and power electronics program actively pursues research in the areas of system reliability and performance modeling and prediction, system protection and automation, system control and stability, large-scale system computational methodologies and power electronics.
The Solid State Electronics, Photonics & Nano-Engineering program in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University encompasses a wide range of research topics from electrooptics to quantum computing. The electrooptics program encompasses a range of technologies that make use of optical and electronic phenomena. Research areas of primary interest include fiber optics, integrated optics and semiconductor lasers.
Research activities in the Telecommunications, Control and Signal Processing program (TCSP) are focused on advancing the state of the art in areas including information theory, coding theory, data compression, detection and estimation, receiver signal processing, networking coding and network information theory, multimedia security, secrecy systems, optimization techniques, robust control, adaptive control and control of multi-agent systems. Current research projects include both fundamental research in the above areas as well as applied research. Typical applications are in communication networks, wireless networks, sensor networks, data storage systems, aircraft control, intelligent vehicular systems and robotics.